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  • Protect that Facebook profile: The risks of social networking sites

    Kristen Caretta - Community Member 01 Dec 2008
  • Facebook is keeping people linked together both personally and professionally. Knowing that, it’s important to keep an eye on the security of your accounts on social networking sites -- and the ...

  • The Web 2.0/social media revolution inches along

    Anne McCrory - TechTarget 14 Nov 2008
  • More evidence this week that the Web 2.0/social media revolution may be advancing, but it ain’t here yet: Instant messaging hasn’t become the preferred method of communication among IT staff; nor ...

  • Google Flu Trends: What is it?

    Kristen Caretta - TechTarget 13 Nov 2008
  • Chills, body aches, fever -- it’s flu season. Am I sure of these symptoms? Of course, I Googled them. If you find yourself doing the same as cold and flu signs creep up around you, you may be ...

  • Google Chrome: How secure is your information?

    Kristen Caretta - TechTarget 06 Nov 2008
  • Google is growing. From Chrome to G1, it’s not just for searching anymore. As the Google giant is creating new breeds of consumers (“cross-consumers,” I call them -- spanning email, news, mobile ...

  • How user-friendly is your website?

    Kristen Caretta - TechTarget 05 Nov 2008
  • Are “user-friendly” projects more likely to catch on? It makes sense – the easier it is for the average user, the more likely it is that they will continue using it. You know, the whole “keep it ...

  • Gmail apps: Text your contacts

    Kristen Caretta - TechTarget 31 Oct 2008
  • Google Gmail users now have the option to send text messages to mobile phones. The experimental app, found in Gmail Labs, was made available to all users Thursday night. The feature is very similar ...

  • Halloween costumes only an IT geek could love

    Kristen Caretta - TechTarget 30 Oct 2008
  • What could be scarier than IT security breaches and software audits? For those of you who want to impress your friends and co-workers with a little bit of Halloween creativity (while sending along ...

  • Web 2.0 in the workplace: Say "hello," not "goodbye"

    Kristen Caretta - TechTarget 08 Oct 2008
  • How much of our personalities is being lost behind Web 2.0? We Facebook, we blog, we get hooked up in LinkedIn, we SMS and email and twitter – but who are we portraying and who exactly is on the ...

  • Are we all too busy?

    Kristen Caretta - TechTarget 25 Sep 2008
  • Do your users pay attention to dialog box pop-ups? If you’re thinking, “yes, of course,” read on. A recent study by members of the psychology department at North Carolina State University shows ...

  • Are CIOs finding Apple's sex-appeal, appealing?

    Kristen Caretta - TechTarget 12 Sep 2008
  • How important is it, as a CIO, to have a fashion-accessory phone? What about if said phone is sexy – unlike some of the more boring models? Windows Mobile is boring. According to Mikael Nerde, head ...