Content about Web 2.0

June 1, 2012

Something is wrong on Wall Street.

The whole financial community is aflutter over Facebook shares, which stumbled out of the blocks as a publicly traded company last month.

But that’s not the problem. The problem is that the company’s market capitalization is completely out of whack with acceptable notions of corporate significance and meaningful contributions to society. The value of Facebook shares multiplied by the number of those shares is — at last tally — an amazing $87.33 billion.

April 12, 2012

Social media marketers are learning a few new tricks now that Facebook is rolling out a new interface design called “Timeline."

They have to. Consider the following Facebook posting from Milton, Wis.-based Dave’s Ace Hardware about the new Timeline format offered by the social media network:

August 4, 2011

DiggersList.com is taking a new approach to engaging shoppers and sellers, reminiscent both of business sites and social networking sites. In June, the online home improvement classified introduced a new program, offering a combination of features, which it says are similar to those found on Facebook, Twitter and Groupon.

February 26, 2011

Hampshire, Ill.-based building materials manufacturer W.R. Meadows launched a new website -- wrmeadows.com.

Among the new changes are more project photos, a product spotlight for new products and new social media features. These features include a live Twitter feed, so users can follow tweets as they happen, and links to their Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube pages. 

September 28, 2010

Towson, Md.- based Black & Decker announced Monday that it has re-launched its website blackanddecker.com...

Towson, Md.- based Black & Decker announced Monday that it has re-launched its website blackanddecker.com after an extensive upgrade.

The new site aims to provide an improved resource for its DIY customers, the company said.

The site features new additions, such as an interactive project section where visitors can contribute projects and questions to other DIYers. The new project section also features step-by-step project guides and provides before and after images.

May 4, 2008

Johan van Tilburg, president and CEO of Tindell’s Building Materials in Knoxville, Tenn., took on...