Social Media

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

Facebook's facial recognition feature has been greeted with some concern.

Posted 08 June 2011

After recent speculation, TweetDeck has now confirmed it has been bought by Twitter.

Posted 26 May 2011

The UK's Press Complaints Commission regulations look set to extend to newspaper and reporter Twitter feeds later this year.

Posted 09 May 2011

Hervé Basset, independent consultant and author of the Science Intelligence blog, reviews SEESMIC, which enables you to keep your social media accounts in one place.

Posted 29 April 2011

News Corp sets $100 million asking price for MySpace.

Posted 28 April 2011

Delicious has been sold to the founders of YouTube for an undisclosed sum.

Posted 28 April 2011

The Dutch are the top users of both Twitter and LinkedIn, new study shows.

Posted 28 April 2011

A panel of social media marketing experts at Social Media Forum Europe debate how organisations can build engagement and increase customer value.

Posted 31 March 2011

Can having more fun at work improve our effectiveness? Åke Nygren explores tools and apps that could put the play into work.

Posted 28 March 2011

The microblogging service celebrates its birthday by blogging some boggling statistics.

Posted 15 March 2011

Research report looks at the current usage figures and predicts trends in social networking in the EU5 countries.

Posted 14 March 2011

Users in the UK and the Netherlands spend the most time online; Austrians the least. The Digital Year in Review 2010 examines European trends in internet usage.

Posted 26 February 2011

The Financial Times reports that TweetDeck is close to being taken over by Silicon Valley's UberMedia.

Posted 15 February 2011

Åke Nygren reports back from what must be, quite literally, the coolest library conference in Europe. Collaboration and innovation were key themes at the Helsinki Midwinter Darkness Camp.

Posted 04 February 2011

Information Today also publishes a range of journals, newsletters, books and blogs in the information space, including a wealth of online content. In this article, we bring you recent highlights that you may have missed first time round.

Posted 04 February 2011

The high profile debate around the activities of Wikileaks has raised serious questions about governments and the internet itself.

Posted 21 January 2011

We are now living in a 'perpetual beta' world. We must be willing to experiment - and fail - if we are to get the most out of social media tools.

Posted 20 January 2011

The information industry will focus on 'mobile' and 'social' in 2011.

Posted 18 January 2011