Consumers value brands being honest on social media sites, and prefer to deal with a human face rather than anonymous messages, according to a new study.
AOL UK has launched SafeSocial, a bespoke social media monitoring tool, providing parents with an overview of their children’s interactions across social networks such as Facebook and Twitter.
Excessive use of the internet is very high among children in the UK with one in five admitting they have gone without food or sleep to stay online, according to a new survey.
The impact of social media on the British workplace has been documented by the UK’s largest network of regional job boards, MyJobGroup.
Best Buy has launched a Facebook shop for UK web users following on from the opening of its online store on November 4th.
Facebook has launched a next-generation online messaging service that gives the user a Facebook.com email addresses, in a move seen as a shot across the bow of Google, Yahoo! and Microsoft.
Google has given all of its 23,000 employees a pay hike, in a bid to stem defections to rival technology companies such as Facebook, according to a report.
AOL is testing a new version of its email system, dubbed ‘Project phoenix’, which aims to bring together a number of communication formats, including social media, texts and emails, into a one-stop media platform.
Facebook is now worth more than eBay in terms of privately held stock, making it the third- largest US internet business, and fueling speculation that the social network could sell shares to the public in the not-to-distant future.
As the explosion in digital communications continues to be blamed for the demise of legible handwriting in schools, a new online venture is using technology to revive the lost art handwriting.