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.

Twitter scores live-stream deals with MLB, NBA, NHL and NFL

How and why to verify your Twitter account

How and why to verify your Twitter account

You can finally request that coveted blue verified Twitter badge that has eluded you for seven years. Here’s why and how you should get verified and let your followers know you are the real deal.

Should Apple worry about Microsoft-IBM deal?

Should Apple worry about Microsoft-IBM deal?

IBM’s new partnership with Microsoft nearly mirrors a deal the enterprise giant struck with Apple in 2014. But that’s where the similarities end.

Land O’Lakes spreads to the cloud with Microsoft (and Google)

Land O’Lakes spreads to the cloud with Microsoft (and Google)

Land O’Lakes CIO says no single cloud provider can meet all of the company’s requirements. Google and Microsoft are both in the mix, but the agricultural cooperative still isn’t ready for a full migration.

LinkedIn adds Gmail, CRM integration to Sales Navigator

LinkedIn adds Gmail, CRM integration to Sales Navigator

LinkedIn looks to boost its appeal to sales professional with the first update of its two-years-old Sales Navigator product.

Facebook details its 2016 open source accomplishments

Facebook details its 2016 open source accomplishments

Facebook ramped up its open-source initiative in 2016, and the company has already seen a 35 percent increase in followers.

Publishers rely on Facebook at their own peril

Publishers rely on Facebook at their own peril

A new report spotlights the challenges publishing companies grapple with on Facebook as the social giant continues to gain power over publishers even as it regularly changes policies and causes confusion.

Taking a closer look at bots from Apple, Facebook and Google

Taking a closer look at bots from Apple, Facebook and Google

'Bots' are hot today, and popular tech companies including Apple, Facebook and Google all take dramatically different approaches to bot technology. Here's what bots from these consumer giants could mean to enterprises.

Why Snapchat's Memories broadens snap appeal

Why Snapchat's Memories broadens snap appeal

A new feature from Snapchat, called Memories, should broaden its appeal by making it easier for you to preserve and curate the content you share, but the company's go-to disappearing 'snaps' live on.

Business collaboration a hidden motivation in Microsoft, LinkedIn deal

Business collaboration a hidden motivation in Microsoft, LinkedIn deal

Enterprise collaboration has never been a strong suit for LinkedIn, but that could change if Microsoft has its way. A combined LinkedIn and Microsoft could help professionals both find jobs and improve workplace productivity.

Twitter fails to impress with Wimbledon live stream

Twitter fails to impress with Wimbledon live stream

Twitter's first live-sports video stream at Wimbledon left much to be desired, and the company's early 'test' may not bode well for its upcoming plans to live stream 10 NFL football games this season.

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

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

YouTube's CEO led the opening keynote at VidCon for the third year in a row, and though the online video giant had its 'best year ever,' its still lags behind competitors on key features such as live streaming on mobile devices.

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