The last couple of weeks begot a bit of brouhaha when The Speakers Group posted a "top 10 list" of social media speakers that included only men. The Internet backlash was severe from a social media community up in arms, questioning why the speakers bureau couldn't find at least one woman to include on its list of ten.
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According to CareerBuilder.com, more than one in five employers search social networking sites to screen potential hires.
SecurityBSides is a free, two-day event made up of 65 attendees, 15 presenters, and six organizers.
Having a visible personal brand does not need to be a relationship death sentence. It might just take more work.
I'll tell you a little secret: I love spam. No, not that icky meat-like stuff in a can.
I made a comment on Twitter this morning about how I don't feel as if I fit in anymore. That wasn't some "woe is me" decree implying that I was going to leave Twitter.
Guest editorial by Jeff CatlinWe often get asked what the next step in analyzing social media will be, so it seems appropriate that with Twitter being the “it” micro-blogging and messaging service these days, Twitter sentiment analysis is the natural selection. Twitter has seen its user base grow dramatically over the last 24 months, far outstripping the growth numbers for the established social media players, like MySpace and Facebook.
The social media movement has divided the enterprise into two camps.
During the 2007 postal rate change Pitney Bowes, which provides postal equipment and services to businesses, received more than 415K support phone calls on the rate change alone, all in under a month. This was in addition to the company's usual flow of customer calls, so its support teams were moving fast and furious.
Facebook tonight has released a test version of its site available in Persian. The social network claims that amidst this week's Twitter use for communication around events in Iran, its users were sharing content in Persian, however the site navigation was only available in English.