Social Media/Collaboration

Social media includes the tools and activities of personal and group engagement, discourse and shared experience. In social and business settings, collaboration tools and platforms help to summon, engage and organize people, information, activities, projects and programs with shared planning, records, timelines and measures of work.

FeatureThe company is in the midst of an identity makeover that would turn it into more of a media company than a technology player.
Information Management NewsSocial media company isl attractive to buyers because of its data, user base and influence.
FeatureAMA’s interactive Health Workforce Mapper includes a new “Population Health Explorer” feature providing data on a variety of population health factors.
FeatureAt least a dozen developers are introducing products that use artificial intelligence to scour social-media posts in China for comments about shares on the Shanghai and Shenzhen exchanges.
NewsWith its wireless business slowing, Verizon has been pursuing new sources of growth, such as connected-device subscriptions, video streaming, mobile advertising and mobile-workforce management.
FeatureVerizon will pay cash in a deal that includes Yahoo real estate, but excludes some intellectual property, which will be sold separately.
FeatureAdvertisers can pay the social-media service to have branded geofilters -- a type of graphical overlay people can use to decorate photos or videos they’re sharing -- to show up in the app in specific locations.
NewsThe Brussels Court of Appeal said the nation’s data protection authority couldn’t prevent Facebook from storing data from non-users in a fight over measures the technology giant says help it combat hacking.
BlogMicrosoft must be much faster to decide on LinkedIn's strategy than it did with Skype. It took Microsoft several years to define its strategy for Skype, and Yammer for that matter.
BlogSure, Microsoft is trying to overcome a couple of stumbles with social media, and sure there may be some mutually leveragable technologies and analytics from the combined companies.
BlogMicrosoft’s ownership of LinkedIn won’t cause top performers in sales and marketing to dramatically alter or change their productive and profitable habits. At least not right away.
NewsAny probe into Microsoft Corp.’s acquisition of LinkedIn Corp. is likely to focus on the tie-up’s potential to leverage vast amounts of user data, the European Union’s antitrust chief said Friday.
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