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Eileen Brown is a social media consultant and advisor who has been working with collaborative technologies for over 20 years.
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.
This SEC guidance, if carefully leveraged by public companies, could be a boon for social media allies and for saving marketing dollars -- but also a potential loss for traditional wire services.
As many Twitter users are on company-sanctioned time, there's a lot of microblogging traffic flying through company networks. But even too much unaccounted-for Twitter traffic could affect your company's network performance.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Twitter's spam-blocking efforts have falsely identified popular company Twitter feeds and individuals as spammers, creating a definite damper in community engagement.
Qik, a popular streaming mobile video service, has finally opened its public beta program and has released a slew of new features to go along with it. This is great news considering last month tech pundit Robert Scoble declared Qik all but dead in the wake newcomer Kyte.