Posts Tagged: Social Networking


IBM Computing Patents: Smarter E-mail to Blocking Commercials

Today’s column focuses solely on the inventions recently added to IBM’s patent portfolio; everything you see below represents a technology for which IBM has been …
By Steve Brachmann
6 years ago 0

Facebook and Twitter: Patent Strategies for Social Media

Both Facebook and Twitter will need to grow up and mature as companies if they are going to succeed for the long haul. A review of the …

Yahoo Seeks Patent on Sending Geographically Appropriate Event Recommendations to a Mobile Device

We’re going in-depth to explore a patent application that would notify mobile device users of nearby events. These events would be collected from social media applications …
By Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 0

IBM Patent App: Filter Messages by Ratings in a Social Network

Today, we’re featuring a bevy of patent applications and issued patents featuring IBM developments in a wide range of computing services. Our featured patent application describes …
By Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 0

The Impact of the First-to-File System on Premature Disclosures of Inventions on Social Media Websites

Social media websites such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, have changed the manner that businesses communicate and market their products and innovations. Although these tools may be …
By Mark Wallerson
7 years ago 3

Salesforce.com Sued for Patent Infringement

Lexington Technology Group (LTG), an intellectual property management firm, announced on Monday that its wholly owned subsidiary, Bascom Research, filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Salesforce.com …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 0

Samsung Seeks Patents on Sharing User Emotion on a Social Network, Fragrant Mobile Phone

This week in IPWatchdog’s Companies We Follow, our series returns to focus once again on Samsung and its recent appearances at the U.S. Patent & Trademark …
By Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 0

Nielsen and Twitter to Join Forces

Starting in the fall of 2013, the Nielsen Twitter TV Rating will chart the conversations that take place on Twitter about television shows. It will measure the total …
By Corinne Kerston
8 years ago 0

Social Media for Business 101

Whether you are just getting your feet wet in the wild world of inventions and patents, or you already have your business up and running, social media …
By Corinne Kerston
8 years ago 1

5 Bad Habits Small Businesses Have With Social Media

No matter where we go these days, social media surrounds us. It seems everyone is saying, “Follow us on Twitter.” “Like us on Facebook.” “For More Information …
By Renee C. Quinn
8 years ago 1

5 Simple Ways to Leverage Your Online Business Relationships

Social Media is not a fad. It is not something that is going to go away nor is it going to be replaced by something bigger and …
By Renee C. Quinn
8 years ago 0

5 Simple Steps to Building A Personal Brand Using Social Media

Just like people, all brands have their own personality. Brand personality is defined as a set of human characteristics that are associated with a brand name and …
By Renee C. Quinn
9 years ago 0

Top 10 Social Networking Resolutions for Business in 2012

One of the best things about social media is that you don't need to have a big marketing budget to benefit from the different ways that social …
By Renee C. Quinn
9 years ago 2

14 Ways to Exploit the Power of Social Media for Business

Thanks to social media everyone has the ability to connect with like-minded individuals all over the world. But if you want to exploit social media you need …
By Renee C. Quinn
9 years ago 5

Harness Social Media & Stop Losing Customers with Social Login

Frustration with registration and login isn’t limited to mobile devices, of course. As the web has become more participatory and an integral component of our lives, …
By Larry Drebes
9 years ago 0