Stories by Kristin Burnham

Facebook Rolls Out New Account Recovery Feature

If you've lost access to your Facebook account, the social network has a new service called Trusted Contacts. This feature relies on close friends to help you safely restore your information and your account.

Written by Kristin Burnham03 May 13 16:58

How to Recover From a Twitter Hack

Do you know what to do if your Twitter account is hacked? Here are four steps to take to regain control of your account and ensure it doesn't happen again.

Written by Kristin Burnham25 April 13 18:20

Twitter Plans Two-Step Authentication to Prevent Hacks

Following Tuesday's hacking of the Associated Press' Twitter account, the microblogging site is reportedly working on a two-step authentication security solution to help prevent future hijackings.

Written by Kristin Burnham24 April 13 19:26

Facebook Likes Are Worth $174 to Your Brand

According to a new report, the value of a Facebook "like" has increased 28 percent over the last three years. Here's a look at other findings from the survey, plus tips for how you can continue to use Facebook to build brand loyalty and drive sales.

Written by Kristin Burnham23 April 13 21:38

5 New LinkedIn Tips for Power Users

Have you kept up with LinkedIn's latest features? To help you zero in on the most significant enhancements and maximize your social networking success, here's a rundown of the latest changes and updates.

Written by Kristin Burnham11 April 13 19:07

How to Turn Off LinkedIn Endorsements

If your connections are endorsing you for skills you dont want to be known for (or dont have), removing the feature from your LinkedIn profile is easy. Here's how to do it.

Written by Kristin Burnham10 April 13 20:33

5 Facebook Home privacy facts

Last week, Facebook released new software for Android phones called "Home." The software is a set of apps that you can download to put Facebook photos and messaging front and center on your mobile device.

Written by Kristin Burnham09 April 13 19:10

Smartphone users tap Facebook obsessively

A new report shows just how much smartphone users love Facebook, checking it as much as 14 times a day. In advance of Thursday's Facebook phone announcement, this could be good news for the social network.

Written by Kristin Burnham03 April 13 17:40

Social Media Certifications Prepare Students, Employees for Social Business

Using social media to market your business or collaborate internally means more than having a presence on Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and Facebook. To teach college students that lesson, Syracuse University adopted HootSuite University's certification program. Syracuse isn't alone: Social media certifications are a growing trend, but is a training course right for you?

Written by Kristin Burnham02 April 13 16:22

5 Things You'll Like About Facebook's Recent Changes

Facebook has been busy lately, unveiling Graph Search, a new News Feed and now a redesign of Timeline. The good news is that the changes are likely to improve the social network. Here's a look at the best features of Facebooks recent updates.

Written by Kristin Burnham14 March 13 21:27

Facebook Redesigns Timeline...Again

Facebook announces a new, simplified Timeline and a few new features. Here's what you can expect as it rolls out over the next several weeks.

Written by Kristin Burnham13 March 13 20:51

5 Tips to Job Hunt Using Social Media

LinkedIn may be the go-to place for many job seekers, but dont stop there. Here's a look at how you can use Facebook, Twitter and Google+--as well as some lesser-known social networks--to attract recruiters and land a job.

Written by Kristin Burnham12 March 13 18:32

Yahoo's telecommuting problem is management, not collaboration

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's controversial decision to ban employees from working from home led some to question the value of social business tools. Two executives from social business providers say Yahoo's problem isn't about collaborating. It just needs to manage better.

Written by Kristin Burnham06 March 13 18:08