Archive for August, 2012


Google Will Start Reminding You of Your Friends' Birthdays, Because That's …

Everyone appreciates a little love on their birthdays, and nothing in human history has done a better job of reminding your friends and family to wish you well on your big day than Facebook (whether you like it or not). Now … That's right folks, when …See all stories on this topic » Hot Hardware […]

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What Were the Internet Marketing Trends of 2012? [VIDEO]

Now anybody with a Twitter or Facebook account, or a Google Plus profile, can provide that social signal that's going to be a factor in the search engines. Then finally, with link building, Google's just making it tougher and tougher to artificially …See all stories on this topic » Vertical Measures (blog) Google Alerts – […]

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The 'Facebook Killers': Where The Failed Ones Are Now

Then Google built a user-curated feed aggregator called Plus which should have been the next newsgroups, but instead they proclaimed it the next Facebook and encouraged users to build circles of friends and family rather than interest groups, and it …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – facebook and google plus

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Today In APIs: Facebook Platform Updates, Google Places API Challenge …

Romin Irani, August 30th, 2012. Comments(0). Facebook to roll out breaking changes on September 5. Submissions are now open for the Google Places API Challenge. Plus: Learn how you can earn money by doing your exercises and 12 New APIs. … Google …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – facebook and google […]

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Google+ Makes Political Debut at GOP Convention

As an up-and-comer in the social media world, Google+ (Google Plus) made its convention debut this week, playing an integral role in the coverage of the 2012 Republican National Convention. Powered by the internet giant Google Inc., Google+ has …See all stories on this topic » Independent Voter Network Google Alerts – facebook and google […]

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Google Plus in new push to lure companies

Google's renewed push into corporate social networking comes after a busy period of dealmaking in the sector, one of Silicon Valley's hottest despite the decline in valuations for consumer-facing social companies such as Facebook and Zynga. In June …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – facebook and google plus

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The 'Facebook Killers': Where The Failed Ones Are Now

… cared to switch from Facebook to Diaspora. As of November 2011, <a href="http://www.firstpost.com/tech/could-diaspora-ever-challenge-facebook-and-google-plus-130802.html" target="_hplink">it only had 180,000 users</a>. <strong>Status</strong …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – facebook and google plus

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Wajam to release new mobile version of web browser extension.

Wajam, he said, has patented technology to allow users to create a profile on the iPhone's settings. That allows Wajam to monitor a user's search queries and to crawl through posts from friends on Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus to return relevant …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – facebook and google […]

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Too soon to unfriend Facebook stock?

There has been a lot of laughter and derision—plus some investor anger—since Mark Zuckerberg's company was dropped on the stock market's foot a few months ago. Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) went public at $ 38 a … Yet the level of interaction is on a …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – facebook and […]

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Tech Minute: Intimate social-networking sites

Tech Minute: Intimate social-networking sites. Created: 08/28/2012. Video description: For a lot of people, sites like Facebook or Google Plus have become too impersonal for sharing life's important moments. After all, you could have hundreds or …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – facebook and google plus

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