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Essentially, brandjacking is the unauthorized use of a company's organization or brand. It happens more often than not but in some cases, is it always bad?
Here's the simplest way to get arbitrary code execution in the browsers of millions of users -- ask for permission.
Finally, a way to razz friends without "superpoking" them. JealousBrother.com brings healthy, heated debates into the social networking world.
We may praise ourselves for our insight. But more often than not, none of that matters. The key decision makers that are creating and implementing these campaigns don’t care what we think.
Xpenser allows users to send their expense information to a hosted spreadsheet using SMS, IM, Twitter and Jott. Security risk, anyone?
Last week I wrote about how bloggers could better work with public relations folks. While I won't to get into the habit of writing about PR I think we'd all agree that, like it or not, there's a direct correlation between it and social media, especially when we're talking about business strategies.
All of the fighting between bloggers and public relations makes me think that some bloggers don't really know how to successfully work with PR types. Here's a primer.
Lijit Networks, which provides search and analytics engines that benefit both bloggers and their readers, announced today that it has closed a $7.1 million series C funding round.
Until the masses are educated (perhaps through a Social Networking Security Consortium), the social networks will continue to fight an uphill battle to protect themselves and their users.