Tagged: Social Networks

@BU_Tweets leads the Twitter pack!

BostInnovation.com recently asked Boston students: How Does Your School Stack Up on Twitter? The Answer: Boston University‘s Twitter handle, @BU_Tweets, ranks #1!

Twitter not for sale

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone says the social-networking site is looking to make more acqusitions, may eventually be taken public, and is definitely not for sale.  School of Management Professor N. Venkat Venkatraman, head of the Information Systems Department, says he applauds Twitter for maintaining its independence. “During 2009, Twitter has emerged as a serious and […]

Facebook revamp looks good

Mass Communications Professor Hyun-Yeul Lee, an authority on online media, says the revamped Facebook with its new 3-column design and highlights section should be an improvement both for users and advertisers.  “Facebook’s redesign is for the better because it addresses usability and clarity for the users.  It also might be a plus for marketers in that it forces the user […]

Linking social-networking sites

There have been many efforts to integrate various social-networking platforms into a seamless community.  Some were introduced by the sites themselves, such as Facebook Connect.  Others are third-party middleware like Power.com, launching this week in the U.S.   College of Communication Professor Hyun-Yeul Lee, a technology expert in the Department of Mass Communication, says the advantage in the effort to align the social-network stars likely will […]