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Stories by Kristin Burnham

How to change your Facebook ad preferences

Your online browsing habits impact the ads you see on Facebook. Here’s the lowdown on advertising interest lists, interest-based advertising and your opt-out options.

Written by Kristin Burnham06 Jan. 16 16:10

How to prioritize your Facebook news feed content

Facebook starts prompting users this week to select friends and pages whose content will display higher than everything else. Here’s how to use this tool to customize your news feed.

Written by Kristin Burnham11 Dec. 15 16:27

How to boost your LinkedIn profile ranking

Hiring experts share customised keywords that will bump you to the top of LinkedIn searches for CIOs, CTOs, CDOs and vice presidents of IT.

Written by Kristin Burnham01 Dec. 15 14:44

What 5 recent Facebook changes mean to you

Facebook’s latest overhauls include updates to video, search, notifications and more. Here’s what you need to know.

Written by Kristin Burnham17 Nov. 15 15:43

4 ways CIOs can speak better CFO

Meetings with your CFO don’t need to be intimidating. Here’s what you need to do to leave with the money you need.

Written by Kristin Burnham12 Nov. 15 16:32

4 management tips from Spiceworks’ cofounder

Building a tight-knit and productive team starts at the top. Spiceworks’ cofounder, Scott Abel, shares four management tips to foster transparency, trust and loyalty in your group.

Written by Kristin Burnham26 Oct. 15 15:39

4 ways to navigate Facebook’s new mobile profiles

Facebook’s redesign of mobile profiles include looping profile videos, temporary profile pictures and new privacy controls. Here’s a look at how these features work.

Written by Kristin Burnham05 Oct. 15 20:33

Facebook drives increase in social media satisfaction

Improvements in mobile, privacy and content sparked an increase in satisfaction with social media sites, according to a new report from the American Customer Satisfaction Index. Facebook showed the biggest gain, but it doesn't hold the top spot.

Written by Kristin Burnham21 Sept. 15 19:31

4 ways Twitter plans to keep you safe and secure

Twitter recently unveiled its latest effort aimed at improving your safety and security: a new Safety Center hub, which aims to cut down on abusive behavior and arm you with information about its tools and policies.

Written by Kristin Burnham10 Aug. 15 23:51

5 ways to dump the junk in your Facebook News Feed

Facebook's news feed algorithm, which determines the posts you see and the ones you don't, has been a work in progress -- and pain point for users -- for years. This week, the social network took another step toward giving back some control with a new set of preferences that dictate which friends and pages you want to see content from first.

Written by Kristin Burnham13 July 15 23:20

Five moves Microsoft must make to advance in mobile

At one time, people considered Microsoft a true contender in the mobile space. Just four years ago, some analysts predicted that Windows Phone would leapfrog BlackBerry and iOS to claim the number two spot behind Android. Some researchers expected Microsoft's market share to hit 20 percent, while others even predicted the company would edge past Android.

Written by Kristin Burnham24 March 15 06:48

Microsoft's universal app platform is big play for mobile, but can it deliver?

If Windows 10 is key to Microsoft's effort to succeed in mobile, then the universal app platform is the technology that could make that happen. It promises to bring developers the cross-device nirvana they have long sought from Microsoft, but there are still challenges before Windows 10 can make headway against Android and iOS.

Written by Kristin Burnham05 March 15 09:05

5 secrets to corporate social media success

You don't need a big budget to be successful with social media, according to Walmart's director of social strategy. Here are five steps your business can follow to reap the benefits.

Written by Kristin Burnham01 July 13 17:40

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