Profile of Alison DianaSenior Editor
Member Since: 11/18/2013
News & Commentary Posts: 462
Alison Diana has written about technology and business for more than 20 years. She was editor, contributors, at Internet Evolution; editor-in-chief of 21st Century IT; and managing editor, sections, at CRN. She has also written for eWeek, Baseline Magazine, Redmond Channel Partner, ZDE's custom group, and CIO Insight, as well as many of the industry's leading vendors and channel organizations. Alison, who lives in Central Florida, is an avid Yankees fan. She enjoys rooting on her daughter's travel softball team and reading mysteries. She can be reached on Twitter at @alisoncdiana; on LinkedIn at AlisonDiana, or Google+.
Articles by Alison Diana
posted in June 2010
The location-based social media firm closed on an additional $20 million in venture funding Tuesday.
Two-thirds of Americans now use Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, and other social media sites; 43% visit multiple times per day.
Reach channel venture will give cloud-based service providers access to 1 million IT pros using Spiceworks' social IT management application.
Enterprises are increasingly allowing employees to access unsupported applications and devices over their networks, in spite of the security risks, according to a Cisco study.
The "Facebook for business" brings social networking elements to the 160,000-plus custom applications available on Force.com.
High traffic loads from the World Cup will push Twitter's total switch to its new authentication technology to August.
A Nielsen study shows Internet users spent an average of more than 6 hours a month on sites such as Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter during May.
N.Y. attorney general says the teen-oriented social networking site isn't doing enough to protect children against abuse.
A networking equipment error was blamed for problems that prevented users from accessing the popular microblogging site throughout much of Wednesday.
One goal is to remove the obscurity often associated with long URL strings and clearly show where the address will lead a user.
Businesses -- such as publishers, app developers and page owners -- may view analytics about specific articles or readers.
Suggestions posted on the Web site range from executive bashing to professional solutions for stopping the stream of oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico.
By streaming updates to more of its services and tweaking privacy controls, Yahoo extends its social networking capabilities.