Social Media

Facebook Now Posting Amber Alerts to Users' News Feeds
Social Media

Facebook Now Posting Amber Alerts to Users' News Feeds

Amber Alerts, which have saved roughly 725 lives since the program's inception in 1996, also broadcast across radio, television, highway signs, lottery tickets and mobile phones.
Geoff Weiss
George Takei Talks Tech, Social-Media Stardom and More During Microsoft's Inaugural Podcast
Podcasts

George Takei Talks Tech, Social-Media Stardom and More During Microsoft's Inaugural Podcast

With podcasts like 'Serial' turning the spotlight on the buzzworthy medium, tech-giant Microsoft has thrown its hat into the ring.
Geoff Weiss
Steve Ballmer La-La-Loves Fergie's New Hit Song, Too
Viral Videos

Steve Ballmer La-La-Loves Fergie's New Hit Song, Too

True to his wild ways, the boisterous former Microsoft CEO Fergaliciously came unhinged at last night's Los Angeles Clippers game. You have to see it to believe it.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Bad Email Habits That Waste Your Time
Time Management Tips

5 Bad Email Habits That Waste Your Time

Email was a huge time saver, when it was new, but too often now managing the deluge is a costly distraction.
Alice Default
Sense and Sensibility: Using Social Media the Right Way
Social Media

Sense and Sensibility: Using Social Media the Right Way

Remember, slow and steady wins the race.
Ann Tran
Facebook Is Going to Know Even More About You Now
Facebook

Facebook Is Going to Know Even More About You Now

With the social media juggernaut's acquisition of voice-recognition software startup Wit.ai, Mark Zuckerberg's empire is going to have access to data about how you sound.
Catherine Clifford
Increase Engagement on Twitter With Solid Tactics Backed by Research
Social Media Marketing

Increase Engagement on Twitter With Solid Tactics Backed by Research

If your followers are spending time on your social patch, they're spending less time with your competition's.
Mel Carson
Get More Followers and Increase Engagement With These 7 Twitter Tips
Twitter Marketing

Get More Followers and Increase Engagement With These 7 Twitter Tips

Some of these may seem counterintuitive to your idea of Twitter greatness, but they are for real.
How a Social Network in India Is Doing Social Good
Impact Investing

How a Social Network in India Is Doing Social Good

By giving a voice to those without economic power, Gram Vaani showcases the true power of the Internet.
Dennis Price
Could Your Posts Pass Guy Kawasaki's Social Media Test?
Guy Kawasaki

Could Your Posts Pass Guy Kawasaki's Social Media Test?

Tech guru Guy Kawasaki explains the special privilege that great social media earns.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Tweeting With the Enemy -- 3 Tips for Interacting With Competitors on Social Media
Twitter

Tweeting With the Enemy -- 3 Tips for Interacting With Competitors on Social Media

Turning a blind eye to the actions of industry rivals is a great way to be caught off guard. You'll miss out on valuable insights that can help your company thrive.
Sheena Tahilramani
There's Now a Course on the Art of Selfies
Social Media

There's Now a Course on the Art of Selfies

A U.K. education institute is offering a class on the 'art of self-portraiture.'
Nina Zipkin
8 Types of Photos You Should Never Use on Your LinkedIn Profile
Linkedin

8 Types of Photos You Should Never Use on Your LinkedIn Profile

You could get passed over on LinkedIn if your headshot stinks. Put your best face forward on the popular professional networking hub by not making these common and comical profile faux pas.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Cosmetic Firms Reinvent Their Marketing Using Instagram
Instagram

Cosmetic Firms Reinvent Their Marketing Using Instagram

Makeup companies market their wares using this burgeoning and photo-friendly social-media tool.
Constance Aguilar