Erica Swallow is a status quo wrecker, entrepreneur, and technology/education journalist. Her thoughts have been published in Forbes, Fortune, and The Wall Street Journal, among other publications.
How to: Use Google+ for your job search
Google+ hit 20 million unique visitors this week, and the company launched a mobile app. The stats are impressive, but the new social network has room to grow in catching up with its massive competitors Twitter and Facebook.
Mattel digital campaign: Barbie and Ken reunite?
Mattel, the world's largest toy company, has launched a digital marketing campaign in hopes of reuniting one of America's most famous couples Barbie and Ken.
London riots: Social media mobilizes riot cleanup
After days of riots in London, thousands of Londoners and worldwide supporters are taking to social networks to help reclaim the streets of London.
Facebook, Google and Apple not trusted in mobile payments
When dealing with mobile payments, consumers trust credit card companies — such as Visa, MasterCard and American Express — over technology brands, including Facebook, Google and Apple.
Adobe launches HTML5 web animations tool
Adobe released a public preview of Adobe Edge, its new Web motion and interaction design tool, on Monday.
911 will soon accept texts, videos, photos
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski announced a five-step plan on Wednesday to update the technology that powers the 911 emergency response system.
Comcast rolls out Internet access for low-income families
Cable and Internet provider Comcast is launching a new program to offer discounted Internet service and computers to low-income families.
Hacker traces laptop thief using Facebook information