Mark Zuckerberg Shares Philosophy Behind New Facebook Messaging System

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke at the Web 2.0 Summit and faced an interrogation from Tim O’Reilly and John Battelle. He spent a good portion of the discussion talking about the new messaging system announced this week.  He said that Facebook was not looking to build an email product, but more what a "modern messaging […]

Will Facebook's New Social Inbox Get Businesses Using Personal Profiles More?

Facebook made its big "email" announcement, and yes, you will be able to get an email address." It’s not all about email, however, as CEO Mark Zuckerberg explained. It’s about "seamless" integration across email, IM, SMS, and all these ways of communication.  Will use Facebook’s new messaging system? Do you want a Facebook email […]

5 Ways to Get Free Stuff On Twitter

Erin Gifford writes at Coupon Cravings where she shares coupons, daily deals, and of course, freebies. You can find Coupon Cravings on Facebook or follow along on Twitter at @eringifford. I love it when I can get free stuff. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a free sample of hand lotion, a free soft pretzel, or […]

Happy Birthday, Gmail!

On April 1, 2004, Gmail was launched as an invite-only beta, instantly creating a revolution in the webmail space. Google’s decision to keep their webmail invite-only kept spammers at bay, which led to the overall perception that Gmail is spam-proof. While this notion is far from truth, Gmail to this day does an excellent job […]

LinkedIn for BlackBerry Released [SCREENSHOTS]

BlackBerry users, LinkedIn has finally arrived; The business social network has just launched LinkedIn for BlackBerry, version 1.0. The new LinkedIn BlackBerry app, which you can download now online or very soon from the BlackBerry App World app, not only provides users with access to their connections, invitations, and messages, but provides deep integration with […]

Now You Can Update Your Facebook Status via Yahoo Mail

Yahoo’s social media strategy of lots and lots of Facebook is coming to fruition in a big way today, with the web portal rolling out deeper integration of Facebook within Yahoo Mail. Last month, Yahoo started with its first Yahoo Mail/Facebook integration: importing Facebook friends’ e-mail addresses into their Yahoo contacts. Today’s two new features […]

How Job Seekers Are Using Social Media for Real Results

The Real Results series is supported by Gist, an online service that helps you build stronger relationships. By connecting your inbox to the web, you get business-critical information about key people and companies. See how it works here. Whether you’re looking for your first job, exploring a career change, or just setting yourself up for […]