Category Archives: Social Networking News

Recent acquisition of Yammer by Microsoft has redefined the corporate social networks. Nice Article by The Economist – Bring your own network “Social networks for companies mimic the methods of public ones, which lots of firms already use to push their wares and to listen to what people say about them. In forums that look like Twitter feeds or Facebook pages, sales teams can share leads and information about clients (some of it gleaned from […]

Nice Article: If you’re looking for a social experience that caters to your specific interests, take a peek at these 10 niche networks you may not have heard of. http://mashable.com/2012/06/13/niche-social-networks-2/    

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Social Networking sites for movies provide features such as: discuss latest movies, get information about films and upcoming releases, and meet other fans. These social networks connect any movie fan, with those just as passionate about films.   Amongst them IMDB offers the most extensive network for film buffs. It is thorough technologically dated, are extremely comprehensive content-wise. Every film, television show, actor, actress, director, producer, and other named page on IMDB has its own […]

Google Plus, the social networking site from Google, today launched a new interface. Instead of static icons at the top,   Google has created a dynamic row of applications on the left. Users can drag icons up or down, hover over certain apps to reveal a set of quick actions and show or hide apps by moving them in and out of ‘More’.   The options include Hangouts, the Google group video chat; Google Plus […]

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Google gave a glimpse of “Project Glass” in a video and blog post this week. Still in an early prototype stage, the glasses open up endless possibilities. The prototypes Google displayed have a sleek wrap-around look. In development for a couple of years, the project is the brainchild of Google X, the online search-leader’s secret facility that spawned the self-driving car. While wearing a pair, you can see directions to your destination appear literally before […]

Nice article about how large companies like IBM use social networking tools. Most of us use social networking software like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn for a variety reasons. This article describes how a big company like IBM has been harnessing social networking to foster innovation, effectiveness, and efficiency. According to the article -”A major driving force was the need to keep members of a huge company connected. With more than 380,000 employees (of which almost […]

In the recent times Social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn etc have experienced enormous growth. Professionals now go online to communicate and social networks are changing the way people engage and work.   Social networking sites have become very popular with Doctors, physicians & other medical professionals because they allow them to share journals, activities, events, and information within medical communities.   Social networks also connect doctors with patients. Hospitals use social networking sites […]

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Pinterest – A Hot new Social Networking Site   Pinterest is a social network that allows users to share, organize and discover new interests by posting (also called pinning) images or videos to their own or other’s pinboard. Pinboard is a collection of things usually with a common theme.   Pinterest can be a really valuable tool for people with a specific purpose in mind. For example, people create board for each room in the […]

circleofmom

Sugar Inc., a leading online media and commerce company, today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire San Francisco-based Circle of Moms, one of the largest social networks for moms and moms-to-be.   Originally launched on Facebook in 2008, Circle of Moms is the one of the largest and fastest-growing online community for moms. It connects over 6 million moms worldwide to share advice and support essential to the journey of motherhood. More […]

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According to Bullhorn – a company that develops recruitment software, among the social networking sites – LinkedIn leads rate of usage by recruiters and their effectiveness for sourcing candidates, followed by Twitter, and Facebook coming in third.   Bullhorn released a Social Recruiting Activity Report, which examines the usage of social media in executive and job recruiting.   According to the report, 48 percent of recruiters use LinkedIn exclusively. These recruiters have an average of […]

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