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Forward-looking social media enthusiasts like to predict the end of email as we know it. Indeed, there are plenty of signs that millennials, in particular, prefer other methods of electronic communication, using email primarily to communicate with their clueless parents and various other Luddite institutions.
But even if the younger generations drive the technology choices of the future, email is not about to go the way of the carrier pigeon.
Let's look at four reasons why email will be around for the foreseeable future:
Après avoir lancé le programme « Mon Entreprise en Ligne » en 2011, Google continue son offensive de charme auprès des PME françaises à travers un nouveau dispositif : Google pour les Pros.
Office Web Apps, the browser-based, pared-down version of the Microsoft suite, now lets people co-edit documents in real time, a capability its main rival Google Docs has had for more than two years.
Until now, people could jointly edit Office Web Apps documents but changes had to be saved for other collaborators to see them. With the new live co-authoring feature, colleagues will see each other's modifications as they're made.
Google has added some new privacy controls to Google+ to give business users a more secure way to share sensitive information on the social network.
On Tuesday the company added "restricted communities" to Google+, as a way to have conversations on the social network but with privacy-aware controls. Users can decide whether to open the community to everyone at their company, or open only on an invite basis.
Google has launched a new tool that connects people with experts over live interactive video for free or paid advice, while adding a revenue stream for the company in the form of transaction fees from providers.
People can choose help from others, instant or scheduled, on the new Helpout service based on their qualifications, availability, price, ratings and reviews.
Facebook's popularity might be on the decline among some teenagers, the company signaled Wednesday.
For younger teenagers, Facebook has seen a decline in the number of daily users, the company reported during its third-quarter earnings call. Overall, usage among U.S. teens was stable between the second and third quarters, but the decrease in daily usage for some was noted early in the prepared remarks of Facebook's chief financial officer, David Ebersman.
Jive revamped the employee directory of its enterprise social-networking suite to make it easier for users to find colleagues whose expertise they can tap.
The suite's Social Directory component, designed to hold detailed profiles, now lets people endorse each other, a new feature Jive feels will make even more evident the skills and expertise of employees.
"It's hard to find people to get work done," said Nathan Rawlins, Jive's vice president of product marketing.
During the Q3-2013, Facebook was again the most popular identity provider, but it lost some ground, with its share dropping slightly to 45 percent.
Le groupe « Internet de proximité » (ex-PagesJaunes) a signé un accord avec Google pour mieux exploiter les Google AdWords pour le compte de ses clients TPE-PME.
Viadeo, le réseau social professionnel, annonce avoir passé le cap des 8 millions d’inscrits en France. Il se situe encore devant LinkedIn mais la bataille est dure. Le réseau social professionnel français confirme sa position de force sur le territoire national.
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