Eileen Brown

Eileen Brown is a social media consultant and advisor who has been working with collaborative technologies for over 20 years.

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Inauguration pass or fail? Social network, streaming video report card

Countless people took to the Internet today to live stream the historic inauguration of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. I wrote yesterday about some skepticism over whether or not the social networks and streaming video sites would hold up during one of their most highly trafficked days.

January 20, 2009 by Jennifer Leggio

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Ustream iPhone app makes App Store in time for inaugural address

iPhone users waiting for the availability of the Ustream live streaming application in the App Store can breathe a sigh of relief -- it will be available for live streaming of tomorrow's inaugural address. The application was just approved by Apple -- after a limited beta release -- and made broadly available tonight.

January 19, 2009 by Jennifer Leggio

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The inevitable rise (and fall?) of 'twishing'

The phishing or "twishing" situation happening with Twitter is merely the tip of the iceberg. Rather than dig into the situation myself -- including the OAuth debate -- I've turned it over to one of  my more technical-brained friends.

January 6, 2009 by Jennifer Leggio

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Naivete: Web 2.0's biggest security threat

Last year, when I first started poking around in social media from my security high horse, people asked me what it was like to live in two totally different worlds. Keep in mind I'm no technology thought leader, hacker or researcher -- but I've been working in security for the better part of 10 years and I respect all aspects, from all the different shades of security hats.

January 5, 2009 by Jennifer Leggio

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