Eileen Brown

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

Latest Posts

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


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


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