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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Webcaster Settlement Act of 2008 passes; Pandora to continue royalty negotiations

On Friday night Tim Westergren and his dedicated Pandora team worked overnight to rev up listeners once again to get on the phone with their local Congressional representatives and fight in favor of the Webcaster Settlement Act of 2008 (HR 7084). Once the House voted in favor of the bill the around-the-clock efforts continued as the same team asked listeners to lobby their state Senators.

September 30, 2008 by Jennifer Leggio


Social media fuels 'Security Twit' road trip

The Security Twits is an aptly named term for a growing network of non-marketing security professionals who leverage Twitter to talk shop. It started as a fun idea and it grew into an amazing community resource for RSA Conference and Black Hat and continues to serve as the social hub for security professionals online.

September 26, 2008 by Jennifer Leggio

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'Inside Web 2.0' – A Newbie’s View

I realized that there’s lots of information but that some digging must be done. No single platform is going to be the perfect fit for everyone and every business need.

September 24, 2008 by Jennifer Leggio

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FriendFeed redesign - win; Twitter redesign - 'lipstick on a pig'?

Social networking got an extreme makeover yesterday when two very popular sites -- Twitter and Friendfeed -- introduced fresh new designs. While Twitter's redesign was slightly sprung on its users FriendFeed only surprised its users by going live with a beta that power users had been testing for some time.

September 19, 2008 by Jennifer Leggio


Social networks more popular than porn, research says

A Reuters article published today reports that Bill Tancer, a global research manager at Hitwise, has analyzed data from more than 10 million Internet users to determine some of the most relevant Web search trends. In addition to finding intricacies in people's behaviors related to natural disasters, fears and buying behaviors, Tancer states that searching for social networking sites has overtaken the search for Internet porn.

September 16, 2008 by Jennifer Leggio