Social Media and Communities

The Wikimedia Foundation, founded in 2003, has created several past programs aimed at tackling the language barrier so that learning can thrive in the developing world.

Posted Oct 26, 2007

Adverb Media announced that RelevantNoise, a technology company dedicated to mining social media for business intelligence, is launching a new version of its Sonar dashboard.

Posted Oct 23, 2007

Percussion Software, a developer of web content management (WCM) solutions for multi-channel, customer-centric applications, introduced its Percussion 2.0 Solution Series.

Posted Oct 23, 2007

Several of the world's internet and media companies announced their joint support for a set of collaborative principles that enable the continued growth and development of user-generated content online and respect the intellectual property of content owners.

Posted Oct 23, 2007

SocialMedia Networks, a provider of social platform services, announced that it has secured Series A financing of $3.5 million.

Posted Oct 23, 2007

Velocity, Vivisimo's flagship product, was built on a search philosophy that distinguishes it from the enterprise search platform pack.

Posted Oct 23, 2007

NewsGator Technologies, Inc., an RSS company, announced the general availability of NewsGator Social Sites.

Posted Oct 19, 2007

YouTube has launched, in beta form, YouTube Video Identification--a content identification tools for YouTube.

Posted Oct 19, 2007

Dow Jones & Company announced the availability of Factiva Insight: Agency Analytics.

Posted Oct 16, 2007

MSNBC Interactive News LLC has acquired Seattle-based Newsvine Inc., a site that focuses on social media and participatory news space.

Posted Oct 09, 2007

Technorati, Inc., a company that specializes in blogs and social media on the web, announced the appointment of Richard Jalichandra as president & CEO.

Posted Oct 05, 2007

Kentico software has just released a new version 2.3 of Kentico CMS, a web content management system designed for ASP.NET developers.

Posted Oct 02, 2007

As companies seek to create stickier, more interactive online experiences, they look to Web 2.0 approaches, creating new CM challenges.

Posted Oct 02, 2007

Social networking is all the rage online, and businesses are trying to get into on the action. In response, Generate has introduced a new technology designed to provide enterprise class social networking.

Posted Oct 02, 2007

Open Text Corporation announced new offerings providing Web 2.0 capabilities integrated into the company's RedDot web content management suite.

Posted Sep 28, 2007

Vendors are coming out of the woodwork with all of these hosted and plug-in solutions that promise to build community on a site. Bosh. Community is not a commodity that can be manufactured, and it is not a technical issue in need of a solution.

Posted Sep 28, 2007

While the internet and its contents are more accessible now than ever before, search tools remain somewhat archaic by comparison. One company tackling the problem, Collarity, Inc. was founded in 2005 by CEO Levy Cohen as a response to typical search frustrations.

Posted Sep 28, 2007

There was a lot of buzz online since last spring about The Secret Diary of Steven Jobs, a blog that contains the musings of an individual openly portraying Apple’s chief executive.

Posted Sep 28, 2007

Exalead, a global provider of search software for business and the web, has introduced BAAGZ, a service that brings together semantic search and social networking.

Posted Sep 25, 2007

Matchmine has secured a $10 million Series A round of funding exclusively from The Kraft Group.

Posted Sep 25, 2007

Exalead, a global provider of search software for business and the web, today announced that its unified search technology platform--exalead one:search --is being used by tayait.com to power a new Arabic-language search engine.

Posted Sep 18, 2007

Pagii, a social networking and web publishing company, came out of an invitation-only alpha and launched in beta by Freewebs, a company that provides personal and small business web site creation.

Posted Sep 18, 2007

Sosius has unveiled the beta version of its new, free online collaboration and business social networking service.

Posted Sep 11, 2007

Multiply, Inc., a social networking company, announced the completion of its Series B round of financing in the amount of $16.6 million.

Posted Sep 11, 2007

Yahoo! Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire BlueLithium, an online global ad network.

Posted Sep 07, 2007

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