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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FriendFeed, Twitter address URL redirection risks; Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace lag behind

When I compiled my crowdsourced 2009 predictions earlier this month, several people shared with me the same forethought: URL redirection leveraged by phishers could create a bottoming out of sorts for Twitter. The concern is that masked URLs could lead to stolen data or drive-by-malware, making it too late for the poor user who clicks the link once he or she figure out what happened.

December 29, 2008 by Jennifer Leggio

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Social media and traditional business mores

* Jennifer Leggio is on vacationGuest editorial by Don MacVittieThere is much speculation about how social media is changing business communications, but what are the identifiable differences, and how can they be marshaled in a constricted business environment?Imagine a store with a string of expletives on a sign out front next to another storefront with risque propositions on its sign, and a third with political slogans for one party or the other.

December 23, 2008 by Jennifer Leggio

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Crowdsourcing the masses - 2009 social media predictions

On Monday, Peter Kim released 2009 social media predictions after researching via the only way social media predictions should be done -- crowdsourcing. It was a brilliant move on his part considering that user-generated content is a key foundation of the industry itself.

December 17, 2008 by Jennifer Leggio

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