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News Feed Study Leads Facebook To Issue A Public Apology
2014-07-03 08:57:18

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe online Sheryl Sandberg, the very likeable chief operating officer for Facebook and author of the popular and controversial 'Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead,' was selected to be the public face for the social network's apology after it came to light the company, working with researchers from the University of California, San Francisco and Cornell University, manipulated the news feeds of 689,003 of their users. Unfortunately,...

2014-06-30 20:21:55

Enhancing the public image and perception of Miami's inhabitants is becoming increasingly important due to its booming real estate market and the launch of Bravo's TV show, Million Dollar Listing Miami. MIAMI, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Internet has become an invaluable asset to selling yourself and your capabilities from work to romance. With the popularity of social media and online dating worldwide, self-employed entrepreneurs and realtors in Miami have seen the increasing...

2014-06-30 16:29:17

Latest market study from Aragon Research ranks Jive a Leader in strategy and performance amongst 20 leading global vendors PALO ALTO, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: JIVE), the world's leading provider of modern communication and collaboration solutions for business, was positioned as the top vendor in the leader category amongst all global vendors in The Aragon Research Globe(TM) for Social Software, 2014....

facebook emotions study
2014-06-29 05:16:31

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The social media universe lit up this weekend with news that Facebook and social scientists from the social network as well as Cornell University and the University of California, San Francisco had manipulated news feeds for some 689,000 users without their knowledge or prior specific consent. If you frequent the redOrbit website, you may know that I wrote about the actual study approximately two weeks ago, detailing the exact nature...

Crowdsourcing Leads To Faster Learning Among Robots
2014-06-27 14:11:26

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As proven by sites such as Yahoo! Answers or even Wikipedia, crowdsourcing has been shown to be a useful way to amass knowledge or find an answer to a difficult question. Now, researchers at the University of Washington have shown that robots can also use this phenomenon to learn how to complete a task, according to a new study being presented at the 2014 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers International Conference on...

Facebook Fights Manhattan DA Over Demands For User Accounts
2014-06-27 10:18:20

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The New York Times reported on Thursday that social media giant Facebook is facing off with the Manhattan district attorney. The fight reportedly revolves around the government's demand for the contents of hundreds of Facebook accounts. Confidential legal documents, which were unsealed on Wednesday, revealed that the social network has argued that Manhattan prosecutors last summer allegedly violated the constitutional rights of its...

2014-06-26 23:07:51

Real Story Group Evaluates 25 Major Collaboration & Social Vendors Boston (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 A growing number of third-party vendors has emerged to provide alternatives for adding social capabilities to Microsoft SharePoint, according to new research by independent analyst firm Real Story Group (http://www.realstorygroup.com). RSG's newly released version 5.0 of its Enterprise Collaboration and Social Software Report evaluates 25 vendors, including Microsoft SharePoint, as...

Facebook Releases Current Employee Diversity Figures
2014-06-26 08:10:41

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The social media giant Facebook claims to have more than a billion users worldwide, so there is likely a lot of diversity among those who connect through the social network. There is not the same amount of social diversity at the company however, and Facebook announced it has plans to change and become more diverse. Facebook's newly released employee diversity report revealed that 69 percent of its employees are male, which isn't...

2014-06-25 12:28:12

TROY, Mich., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Socialgist, the leading global source for Social Media Content confirmed today their "Certified Weibo Data Program" which enables global brands access to the People's Republic of China (PRC) public data including Weibo Corporation (www.weibo.com). Socialgist is currently the only official Weibo data provider outside of China. The program created by Socialgist shows their commitment to global brands that rely on deep measurement and research...

Latest Social information processing Reference Libraries

2013-02-17 09:13:14

Image Credit: Photos.com A blog is a written discussion or information posted on a website over the Internet. The blog is posted with the most recent one first, dealing with any subject or topic within the constraints of the website administrator. Before 2009 most blogs were written by an individual or small group of people. Today, most websites use multi-author blogs (MABs) where a large number of authors write and submit content which is edited professionally. Information gathered for...

Social Networking Service
2013-01-27 09:02:30

A social networking service is an online service provided to the public for social interaction between families, friends, and also for gaining new friends over the internet. These networks often include such services as e-mail and instant messaging. Social networks are found worldwide and used by half of the world’s population in some form or another. In 2011 a survey revealed 47 percent of adults and 73 percent of teens use a social networking service. You can use these services to...

2013-03-16 00:00:00

A wiki is simply a website that allows the users to create and edit any number of interlinked web pages through a simplified markup language. They are often powered with wiki software and used to collaborative wiki websites, power community websites, for note taking, and in knowledge management systems. Some wikis serve specific purpose while others are more of an open content format. Wiki, meaning fast in Hawaiian, was first created by Ward Cunningham who developed WikiWikiWeb. Wikis...

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