Kristin Burnham

Kristin Burnham covers consumer technology, social networking and enterprise collaboration for CIO.com. . Follow everything from CIO.com on Twitter @CIOonline and on Facebook. Email Kristin at Read more about consumer in CIO's Consumer Drilldown.


How to Announce Your Job Departure on Social Media

Don't leave your network in the dark when you leave a job. Here are the dos and don'ts for announcing a career change on LinkedIn and other social networking sites....

15 Free Google Reader Alternatives

15 Free Google Reader Alternatives

Don't get left in the dark when Google Reader shuts its doors on July 1. Check out this list of free alternatives that will let you continue to keep tabs on the news you need. ...

How Facebook Hashtags Impact Your Privacy

Following in the footsteps of Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr and other social networks, Facebook finally gets hashtags. Here's what you need to know about the new feature and a look at how it does--and doesn't--impact your...

How to Export Your Google Reader Account

If you use Google Reader, you must say goodbye to the service on July 1. Here are step-by-step instructions for exporting your information to use with another RSS service....

3 New LinkedIn Features You Need to Know About

LinkedIn launches two-step verification, a redesigned 'Who's Viewed Your Profile' and adds the capability to upload photos, video and documents to your status updates. Here's what you need to know about the changes....

The 10 Coolest Looks in Wearable Tech

The 10 Coolest Looks in Wearable Tech

From gloves that analyze your golf swing to glasses that combat jetlag and a headband that reads your mind, here's a look at some of the newest and neatest advancements in wearable technology....

3 Common Enterprise Social Network Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)

Many businesses fight an uphill battle in their enterprise social network deployment: In fact, Gartner predicts that 80 percent of such initiatives fail. Here are the three most common obstacles businesses face and tips for how you...

Employee-Business Disconnect on Social Tools Hinders Productivity

A new report from Microsoft finds that while executives are wary of social tools, they are what employees want--and are often already using whether IT knows it or not. ...

Yahoo CEO Uses GIF, Tumblr to Announce Acquisition

Yahoo CEO Uses GIF, Tumblr to Announce Acquisition

How much are 105 million blogs of cat pictures, memes and animated GIFs worth? A cool $1.1 billion, apparently. Yahoo announced today that it reached an agreement to acquire blogging site Tumblr....

How to Import Your Tumblr Blog into WordPress

While Yahoo's acquisition of blogging site Tumblr will make a handful of people very happy, others are not convinced. Here's how to import your posts from Tumblr to WordPress. ...

The 4 Best Things About the Google+ Redesign

Google announced a complete overhaul of its social network, Google+, at this week's I/O conference in San Francisco. Here's an in-depth look at all the changes and why they make Google+ better....

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