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Janrain Offers New Facebook Auto-Sharing Tool; Makes Reading TMZ Less Embarrassing

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“Frictionless sharing,” the Facebook Open Graph mechanism which some news sites and video apps have poorly used to boost their own virality at users’ expense, has been one of more controversial changes Facebook has made in recent months. Social news readers, for example, broadcast the articles you read to your Facebook friends,...
Janrain Offers New Facebook Auto-Sharing Tool; Makes Reading TMZ Less Embarrassing

Oracle's Buy of Involver Makes for Three Social Companies in as Many Months

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Oracle continued its acquisitions streak by announcing that it will buy the social software firm Involver. It’s a privately held firm that helps large companies develop smarter marketing strategies that take better advantage of social media. Involver is Oracle’s third acquisition on the social front in as many months. In...
Oracle's Buy of Involver Makes for Three Social Companies in as Many Months

Yammer's Sacks: Raise as much as you can, and don't be afraid to change

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Fundraising might not be the easiest thing for a startup, and many founders eschew it completely. But for David Sacks, founder of the social software Yammer that sold to Microsoft this summer for $1.2 billion, the approach to fundraising is clear. “The risks are hugely asymmetric,” Sacks said Wednesday at the...
Yammer's Sacks: Raise as much as you can, and don't be afraid to change
Microsoft’s Ballmer: Yammer’s ‘viral adoption model’ is key to $1.2B deal

Farewell to Facebook, at least for now

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Filed under: Web services, Social Software My friends think I'm crazy ... overreacting. I've gone and done it, though. I've deactivated my Facebook account. My privacy settings were set to be as restrictive as Facebook allows, and I still didn't feel comfortable with it. Not because I have anything to...
Farewell to Facebook, at least for now

Real-time social software Livefyre now serving 1B monthly page views, up 468% in the last year

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Real-time social software service Livefyre has announced that it is now serving 1 billion page views a month. This growth is possible because the company now has more than 200 enterprise customers and new product being released. The company tells us that along with this, it has seen incredible growth...
Real-time social software Livefyre now serving 1B monthly page views, up 468% in the last year
On Bubbles, Facebook, and ‘Playing for Keeps’: Ten Questions With Clay Shirky

Action Streams: A New Idea for Social Networks

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Walled gardens are already under attack because of the ease of sending content like messages and photos from one website to another. Sites that don't let content flow in and out freely, when that's what users want, are fighting against the powerful tide of the internet. Now a new proposal...
Action Streams: A New Idea for Social Networks

What people dont know about the iPad: many press apps are mocks.

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After two weeks I got one (see my review after 24 hours), I barely use my iPad, it must be me, but I miss the keyboard too much for normal stuff I do online, it’s mostly a reading device and when I read books, I generally read outside and...
What people dont know about the iPad: many press apps are mocks.

Enterprise social software vendor Moxie goes freemium

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Moxie Software will now provide its full enterprise social networking (ESN) software for free because the company is convinced that standalone, general-purpose ESN capabilities are a commodity.The company will charge customers when and if they link its Collaboration Spaces product with other, third-party business applications and systems."This supports our...
Enterprise social software vendor Moxie goes freemium

Microsoft partner says Office 365 app dev model to expand

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External developers will be able to build much more sophisticated applications and tools for Office 365 once Microsoft releases the next upgrade of that cloud-hosted communication and collaboration suite, according to a Microsoft partner. NewsGator, a company that makes enterprise social software primarily for SharePoint, finds Office 365's current application...
Microsoft partner says Office 365 app dev model to expand

Another Move To Make The iPad Enterprise-Friendly: Harmon.ie Offers Mobile SharePoint Collaboration

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The iPad has, quite quickly, become the tablet of choice for enterprises, with some 97 percent of all tablet activations in Q1 of 2012 attributable to Apple’s tablet, according to Good Technology. So it comes as no surprise that apps are rushing into the wake of those purchases to make...
Another Move To Make The iPad Enterprise-Friendly: Harmon.ie Offers Mobile SharePoint Collaboration

How Windows 8 Transforms Enterprise Computing

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Apple and Google get so much attention that it is easy to forget the power of Microsoft in enterprise computing, which is still by far the biggest part of tech. The new Windows 8 operating system will likely mean we will soon see ultrabooks with touch screens and keyboards, but...
How Windows 8 Transforms Enterprise Computing

Twitter Tuesday - this week's Twitter news, apps and more

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Filed under: Features, Social Software, web 2.0 Welcome back to Twitter Tuesday, where we drop all the Twitter news and gossip from the past week, along with the latest Twitter apps and gizmos. This is my third week writing the column, and I've managed to stick to my promise not...
Twitter Tuesday - this week's Twitter news, apps and more

Is Yahoo! Mail working on a little Buzz of its own?

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Filed under: Internet, E-mail, Yahoo!, Social SoftwareIn a completely unrelated Yahoo! Mail Blog post about Valentine greetings, the developers at Yahoo might be hinting (inadvertently?) at social network integration in the pipeline. It's just a screenshot, but 'My Social Networks' doesn't seem to exist on current Yahoo email accounts, nor...
Is Yahoo! Mail working on a little Buzz of its own?
Microsoft in talks to buy social software company Yammer

A guide to protecting your information on the New Facebook

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Filed under: Security, Features, Web services, Social Software By now, you've probably heard that Facebook has made some big changes that affect your privacy. However, you might not know what they are. So far, the changes have been explained in the language of the people that they benefit: companies and...
A guide to protecting your information on the New Facebook

Facebook plans to take over the entire web with a universal "like" button

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Filed under: Social Software, web 2.0 Facebook is already the most-visited site in the US, and now it's looking to expand its reach across the entire web. TechCrunch is reporting that Facebook plans to release a new set of features that allow other websites to integrate with Facebook. They're starting...
Facebook plans to take over the entire web with a universal "like" button
Women Collaborating With Social Media More Than Men [Infographic]

With $3.6M, TreeRing revives the yearbook for the Facebook generation

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Between Facebook, umpteen other private social networks and ubiquitous smartphone cameras, you’d think students wouldn’t want the traditional school yearbook anymore. And, increasingly, it turns out, they don’t. But, Aaron Greco, co-founder and CEO of TreeRing, a social yearbook service, argues that doesn’t mean they don’t want any yearbook at...
With $3.6M, TreeRing revives the yearbook for the Facebook generation

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Social Software Matrix | socialsoftwarematrix.org

Social Software Startup Janrain Nabs $33 Million

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Janrain, a social identity software platform company, announced Monday it raised $33 million in venture funding in a round led by Millennium Technology Value Partners, with participation from Split Rock Partners, Epic Ventures, Salesforce.com, as well as investors from previous rounds....
Social Software Startup Janrain Nabs $33 Million

Here's SAP's Latest Challenge To Marc Benioff (SAP)

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SAP is trying to snag a big, fat portion of the next frontier in enterprise software: tools to manage interactions with employees and customers in social media. In a brash challenge to Salesforce.com, SAP is selling new social tools for salespeople and call-center workers. While Salesforce.com does a lot more,...
Here's SAP's Latest Challenge To Marc Benioff (SAP)

IT Spending Up - But That Doesn't Mean More IT Jobs

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New information from IDC this week reveals that despite global economic doldrums, IT spending will still grow by an average of 6% globally. But don't look for a corresponding increase in IT jobs, which are getting substituted by more automated software and services. The growth projection comes at a time...
IT Spending Up - But That Doesn't Mean More IT Jobs

Dave Morin, Post-Pathgate: Dealing With Unprecedented Scale, Hopeful About The Future

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In case you live under a rock (I hate that played out phrase, someone please come up with something better) Path founder Dave Morin has been through a hellish past two weeks — About a week before Valentine’s Day, his app came under major fire for uploading user iOS Address Books....
Dave Morin, Post-Pathgate: Dealing With Unprecedented Scale, Hopeful About The Future

Early Twitter Product Head Anamitra Banerji Becomes An EIR At Foundation Capital

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When Twitter shook up its product leadership in July, it let loose four Silicon Valley veterans into a talent-starved job market. While the three others have become a VC, a cofounder, and an engineering head, the last one left unaccounted for now has a new home. Anamitra Banerji has just...
Early Twitter Product Head Anamitra Banerji Becomes An EIR At Foundation Capital

Trend: Social CRM Consolidation

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Social Software Is In the Cambrian Explosion Era Last weekend, I visited New York’s Museum of Natural History and Sciences.  I’m always fascinated by the dawn of life, and often draw a lot of parallels from the era of many new organisms and how many evolved and many who didn’t...
Trend: Social CRM Consolidation

Social Software Reader / Many-to-Many Space

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Social Software Reader / Many-to-Many Space

Enterprise social software vendor Moxie goes freemium

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Moxie Software will now provide its full enterprise social networking software for free because the company is convinced that standalone, general-purpose ESN capabilities are a commodity....
Enterprise social software vendor Moxie goes freemium
SendHub expands its business-social software with a new Android app
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?