Eileen Brown

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

Latest Posts

Twitter vulnerability forces auto-follow

Ryan Naraine over at ZDNet's Zero Day has the scoop on a new CSRF vulnerability in Twitter that forces users to follow a supposed attacker. While Naraine viewed the POC of this vulnerability no technical details were yet shared -- and Twitter has been notified -- but this is a must-read for Twitter users until the company issues a fix.

July 31, 2008 by Jennifer Leggio


Mozilla engineering executive moves to Facebook team

Facebook announced this morning that Mozilla's current vice president of engineering, Mike Schroepfer -- one of the developers of Firefox 3 -- will join Facebook as the social networking company's director of engineering.In a statement, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg says:“Mike has a lot of experience building great products and engineering teams.

July 28, 2008 by Jennifer Leggio


Cool Tools - Slingpage extends stickies and sharing to Firefox users

Slingpage, which announced its social browsing extension for Internet Explorer last month, will introduce an equally feature-rich version of its service to Mozilla Firefox users next week.Slingpage offers a way for Web surfers to find information about favorite topics via "Slingcast" feeds as well as create custom feeds for friends.

July 25, 2008 by Jennifer Leggio


'Branded community' leads to trademark morass

After publishing a guest blog on enterprise communities, I received what appeared to be a cross between a sales pitch and cease-and-desist email from a branding business. How is this approach good branding?

July 25, 2008 by Jennifer Leggio


Enterprise communities: build or join?

Determining how a company should engage with or create an online community is a critical process. Aaron Strout, VP of social media for Mzinga authored this primer on what steps enterprises must take while evaluating their community engagement strategies.

July 23, 2008 by Jennifer Leggio