Matt Kapko

Senior Writer

Matt Kapko specializes in the convergence of social media, mobility, digital marketing and technology. As a senior writer at CIO.com, Matt covers social media and enterprise collaboration. Matt is a former editor and reporter for ClickZ, RCR Wireless News, paidContent and mocoNews, iMedia Connection, Bay City News Service, the Half Moon Bay Review, and several other Web and print publications. Matt lives in a nearly century-old craftsman in Long Beach, Calif. He enjoys traveling and hitting the road with his wife, going to shows, rooting for the 49ers, gardening and reading.

YouTube rules at VidCon, but still empty-handed on live mobile video

Facebook, Google dominate list of top 15 mobile apps

Tech behemoths Facebook and Google own more than half of the 15 most popular mobile applications used by U.S. adults -- the reach of other well-liked apps such as Snapchat and Apple Maps doesn't even compare.

How CIOs can improve B2B social marketing

How CIOs can improve B2B social marketing

The recent rise of B2B social selling puts CIOs in a powerful position to help integrate critical digital marketing processes with key business systems such CRM and ERP.

Instagram daily use nearly equals Twitter's monthly rate

Instagram daily use nearly equals Twitter's monthly rate

Instagram's daily active user base is close to Twitter's number of monthly users, and the gap between the companies continues to widen as Facebook, Instagram's parent, consolidates power through its family of popular apps.

10 tech giants winning the talent war on LinkedIn

10 tech giants winning the talent war on LinkedIn

The leaders of the technology world unsurprisingly dominate a new list of the most in-demand jobs on LinkedIn, according to research from the business-focused social network.

Apple purposefully avoids enterprise at WWDC

Apple purposefully avoids enterprise at WWDC

Enterprise definitely was not the star of Apple's show at WWDC last week. The company barely mentioned business users or developers during the opening keynote, but it did introduce several improvements that should have far reaching...

Social networks continue to eat news publishers' lunch

Social networks continue to eat news publishers' lunch

Social sites have helped spawn many new industries, but they're also a real threat to online news publishers, who are increasingly squeezed out by algorithms, ad blockers and audiences that don't care where their news come from,...

Microsoft's big bet on LinkedIn not just about data

Microsoft's big bet on LinkedIn not just about data

The initial shock of Microsoft's massive $26.2 billion bet on LinkedIn has mostly worn off, but it's still unclear just what Microsoft will do with LinkedIn, how the social network's loyal users will react to related change, and how...

What Apple's new open stance means for iOS apps

What Apple's new open stance means for iOS apps

At its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple this week empowered third-party developers to further integrate their apps with native iOS software. The changes should have significant impact behind the scenes of iOS and on...

4 ways Apple could fix Apple Music

4 ways Apple could fix Apple Music

The Apple Music service and mobile app leave a lot to be desired, but these four simple modifications would go a long way toward fixing the company's busted music service.

Android owners losing interest in social media apps

Android owners losing interest in social media apps

Android users aren't as fond of Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram and Twitter as they used to be, according to a new report.

Why consumers still aren't buying social media buy buttons

Why consumers still aren't buying social media buy buttons

Social media simply isn't an effective sales channel today, and despite social companies' efforts to rollout new forms of buying features, the slow adoption may have more to do with consumer behavioral than technology.

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