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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New Facebook goes live, old Facebook dies

Facebook announced that today is the day that it will start rolling out its new site to all of its 100 million users. According to the social network more than 30 million people are already using the new layout, which has brought about protests from other users.

September 10, 2008 by Jennifer Leggio

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Move over Generations X and Y - Grandma's on MySpace

Don't be surprised if Grandma sends you a Facebook gift for Christmas this year instead of a package of socks.The NPD Group, a market research firm, reported yesterday that its "Entertainment Trends in America" report shows that in the U.

September 10, 2008 by Jennifer Leggio

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'I Hate the New Facebook' group surpasses 500,000 protestors

Facebook sure isn't getting much love these days. As the social network continues to fight a multitude of security issues even its own loyal user base is turning against it with a quickly growing group called "I Hate the New Facebook" -- which now boasts near 600,000 members.

September 8, 2008 by Jennifer Leggio

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The easiest little Web page ever built

Even design and coding novices can create a social media newsroom for their Web sites without even the slightest touch of stress -- and only requiring basic cut + paste knowledge.

September 3, 2008 by Jennifer Leggio

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StatusHQ - Microblogging for the enterprise?

Dennis Howlett published a great piece on StatusHQ, a microblogging service that has positioned itself to be a more grown-up version of Twitter, that claims it can be used specifically for business communications.While Howlett points out some of the service's merits (i.

September 1, 2008 by Jennifer Leggio

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Cool Tools - What is your Twitter grade?

HubSpot has launched what it is calling the Twitter Grader, which seems to be the now-defunct Tweeterboard reincarnate -- yet with a proposed business purpose. The grader allows Twitter users to enter in their screen names (and the names of others) into its secret algorithmic stuff generator and find out how each user ranks on the Twitter scale.

August 29, 2008 by Jennifer Leggio

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