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.

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Trying to make sense of Google's messaging mess

Trying to make sense of Google's messaging mess

Google's mélange of messaging apps is about to get even more chaotic. The company plans to shift its consumer-centric Hangouts app towards the enterprise, just as it starts from scratch with two new apps for consumers: Allo and Duo.

LinkedIn ProFinder helps freelancers land jobs

LinkedIn ProFinder helps freelancers land jobs

LinkedIn doesn't want to overlook the growing U.S. freelance workforce, so it released a new tool, called ProFinder, that's designed to match independent workers with businesses seeking their services.

GE CIO Jim Fowler talks collaboration and IT transformation

GE CIO Jim Fowler talks collaboration and IT transformation

GE’s Jim Fowler this week spoke with CIO.com to discuss collaboration tools, shifting IT priorities and why the traditional CIO role is going away.

How IT can limit the risk of popular messaging apps

How IT can limit the risk of popular messaging apps

CIOs have battled shadow IT for years, long before the advent of messaging apps such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. Here's how a set of IT pros makes the most of the latest challenge.

Cyberbullying continues to drag Twitter down

Cyberbullying continues to drag Twitter down

Hate speech and bullying are major problems for Twitter, and it's time for the company to decide, once and for all, if it's on the side of the abusers or the abused.

Tech giants aren't as innovative as you think

Technology's biggest companies are typically thought of as innovative, creative and unafraid of risk, but some of the people who work at these organizations tell a different story.

CIOs express mixed emotions on Apple’s enterprise evolution

CIOs express mixed emotions on Apple’s enterprise evolution

Not all IT leaders are happy with Apple choice to largely keep the enterprise at arm's length, but the company has made notable progress in business. These developments, large and small, helped changed the IT industry's perception of...

Facebook joins battle to kill ad blockers

Facebook joins battle to kill ad blockers

Facebook just made a symbolic overture to advertisers by expressing support for the industry in its fight against ad blockers.

Rio 2016 Olympics on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat

Rio 2016 Olympics on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat

Social media's brightest stars have aligned for the Rio 2016 Olympics. Here's how to follow all the teams, games and athletes, and find behind-the-scenes action and exclusive footage on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.

What's next for LinkedIn?

What's next for LinkedIn?

Following Microsoft's blockbuster $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn, many questions remain regarding the professional social network's future.

Instagram takes aim at Snapchat with disappearing 'Stories'

Instagram takes aim at Snapchat with disappearing 'Stories'

In an effort to retain users who may have drifted toward Snapchat, Instagram copied one of its rival's defining features: short-lived multimedia. But will the new 'Instagram Stories' be a strategic success or just another flop from...

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