Kristin BurnhamCIO

Kristin Burnham covers consumer technology, social networking and enterprise collaboration for CIO.com. . Follow everything from CIO.com on Twitter @CIOonline and on Facebook. Email Kristin at Read more about consumer in CIO's Consumer Drilldown.

Getting more Twitter followers: Five do's and don'ts

Here are tips from author Don Zarrella on what people look for in a Twitter profile before following someone and how you can increase the chances they follow you back.

Five hidden tools and tricks for Google Calendar

Learn more about this free calendar's powers--from helpful keyboard shortcuts to updating events via SMS--with these tips.

Gmail Tips: 10 features to try now

Hidden customization features that make your Gmail experience better.

Facebook Tip: Enable encryption to avoid privacy glitch

Some Facebook traffic this week took a misguided trip from AT&T servers through China and South Korea, exposing some user data. To protect yourself against such glitches, here's how to enable Facebook's HTTPS feature.

Facebook Privacy: Four valuable yet hard-to-find settings

Hunting for specific privacy settings can be tedious, so CIO.com did the work for you. Here's a list of four of the most important Facebook privacy settings, where to find them, and how to change them.

Five great Gmail timesavers

Here are five useful Gmail tips, including how to access multiple accounts in one browser, schedule time zone changes, and opt out of annoying e-mail conversation threads.

LinkedIn: Three ways to polish your profile for the New Year

Is your professional profile riddled with terms that made LinkedIn's list of overused buzzwords? Take time to remedy that and plug into some of the social networking site's new features.

Facebook quick tip: Three more ways to shore up security

CIO's Kristin Burnham is back with more tips on shoring up your Facebook security and staying safe on the social networking service.

Twitter Tips: Four ways to revisit your Twitter 'firsts'

Trying to recall your first tweet or who your initial followers were on the Twitter microblogging service? Here are four free sites for Twitter nostalgics and sleuths.

Facebook Quick Tip: Control apps access to your data

Facebook launched a new feature this week that gives you a detailed overview of the data permissions that you've granted to apps. Here's how to find the new dashboard and adjust your settings.

Twitter tips: 5 ways to find relevant people to follow

Cutting through Twitter's noise can be tricky, so check out these five tools to help you build a more meaningful following.

LinkedIn etiquette: The right way to request new connections

CIO.com goes over three steps to follow the next time you’re serious about making a connection on the LinkedIn social networking service.

Facebook privacy fixes: Your guide to the newest changes

CIO's Kristin Burnham walks you through what you need to know about the privacy policy changes proposed by Facebook this week.

Google Labs projects that should be on your radar

From Google's first foray into Twitter apps to a more visual way to peruse the best blogs and articles from the Web, this batch of Google Labs has something to offer everyone.

Facebook privacy changes: Five can't-miss facts

CIO.com's Kristin Burnham offers up a list of five essential Facebook privacy settings you should review now and tweak accordingly to ensure your information remains safe.