Category: Twitter

Facebook rivals Twitter with new subscribe button

The new button is the latest in a series of additions to the site which have been launched this week – including a   smart lists feature and Facebook ’s new free instant messenger mobile app becoming available in the UK. The new button, which has started appearing on every Facebook user’s page next to the ‘message’ and ‘add friend’ tabs, allows people to subscribe to other people’s public updates which…

Brits Would Rather Have Facebook than a Shower

Brits Would Rather Have Facebook than a Shower Posted in Facebook on Monday, September 12, 2011, 07:01 A survey of 3000 adults has revealed that Facebook is seen as more of a priority in life than things like shoes, fresh fruit and vegetables, and a flushing toilet. Conducted by the London Science Museum, the survey aimed to promote its latest exhibition, Water Wars: Fight The Food Crisis, which emphasised the…

Civil servants allowed Twitter but not Facebook

Dole-office civil servants allowed Twitter but no Facebook The fine line between tools and timewasting By Anna Leach • Get more from this author Posted in Government, 12th September 2011 09:57 GMT   Free whitepaper – Reg Reader Research : End User Productivity Revisited Twitter is fine for civil servants at the Department for Work and Pensions but Facebook is strictly banned, the Minister for Employment Chris Grayling ruled in…

UK workers see social networking as security risk

Friday, 09 September 2011 UK workers view social networking as a security risk One in six UK employees finds sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn a risk to corporate security, according to new research. One in six UK employees consider social networking such as Facebook and LinkedIn a major risk to corporate security, according to new research from Protiviti. The research also found that three in ten believe that social…