Social Media

By exploring how humans and technology interact, user experiences can be improved. In her inaugural professorial lecture, Hazel Hall explained the importance of social informatics.

Posted 16 March 2012

Up to two years of tweets will be available for market research.

Posted 01 March 2012

As it prepares to sell 10% of its equity, what risks and opportunities lie ahead for Facebook?

Posted 17 February 2012

Information Today publishes a range of journals, blogs, newsletters and books covering all aspects of the information space. Here we bring you some recent highlights.

Posted 17 February 2012

News broadcasters continue to evolve their social media policies as they attempt to maintain a 'joined up' news service.

Posted 15 February 2012

Project Passion looking for creative entries to highlight creative and employment opportunities offered by e-skills.

Posted 13 February 2012

The first NetIKX networking event of 2012 focused on developments in social media tools and their potential applications.

Posted 01 February 2012

Social media facilitates valuable conversations. In Glasgow a group of librarians met up for a 'real-room tweetup'.

Posted 24 January 2012

The professional networking site seeks to increase member numbers and activity levels.

Posted 10 November 2011

Call for participants in research study to discover the impact of social media on enhancing knowledge management.

Posted 03 November 2011

Advice on marketing your library resources: get your feet wet, say librarians from Providence College and Bryant University speaking at ILI

Posted 27 October 2011

Disruption to BlackBerry Messaging thought to be caused by power outage in the UK.

Posted 11 October 2011

YouTube is rolling out its video rental offering.

Posted 11 October 2011

Open source project started by Dutch government employees wins Management 2.0 M-Prize by highlighting benefits of web 2.0.

Posted 30 September 2011

Councils look to social media to inform and engage citizens.

Posted 23 September 2011

Hervé Basset, independent consultant and author of the Science Intelligence blog, reviews Paper.li and considers how information professionals can use it.

Posted 15 September 2011

Batgirl - librarian and calendar girl - is doing a great job promoting reading to students at an international school in Amsterdam.

Posted 02 September 2011

Phil Bradley looks forward to his presentation at Internet Librarian International 2011. He just can't tell us anything about it yet!

Posted 01 September 2011

Latest figures show growth in travel sites and continued popularity of social networking.

Posted 19 August 2011

Pharmaceutical companies are to lose the right to close their company walls to public comment.

Posted 17 August 2011

The ALISS summer conference focused on how innovative uses of social media can support academic research - and ensure that services are promoted effectively.

Posted 22 July 2011

The first UK Twitter-based libchat generated lively conversations, creative problem solving and lots of ideas.

Posted 08 July 2011

A pre-launch version of Google Plus is being tested and reviewed by a number of industry commentators. What can the rest of us look forward to?

Posted 07 July 2011

Facebook bought Skype earlier this year. It has now launched video chat on Facebook.

Posted 07 July 2011

When we last heard from our anonymous correspondent, she was about to be made redundant from a government KM role. She has now been offered a new job in the private sector. Here she explains why you should be prepared to take advantage of social networking tools - and your trusted contacts.

Posted 10 June 2011

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