Archive for September, 2012


Death knell for Orkut: Number of daily visitors to site drops nearly 86%

Most social media junkies in India, which has over 120 million internet users, have moved on to rival Facebook, professional networking site LinkedIn and micro-blogging site Twitter. Also choking Orkut is Google Plus, the internet search company's …See all stories on this topic » Economic Times Google Alerts – facebook and google plus

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The new Facebook is… MySpace?

The desolate, tumbleweed-filled plains of MySpace may bear fruit again. In a video released yesterday, MySpace showed off a brand new interface, heavily influenced by tablet computing and Windows 8, that blows the doors off Facebook and Google Plus in …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – facebook and google plus

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Facebook, Twitter, email passwords made private under California law

Jerry Brown fittingly announced the signing of the bills on sites like Facebook, Twitter and Google (GOOG) Plus. "The Golden State is pioneering the social media revolution and these laws will protect all Californians from unwarranted invasions of …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – facebook and google plus

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Safeguard your online Persona with Mozilla ID system

This is a notable difference from social-networking services such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Google Plus, which track your navigation after you've logged in. Even when not logged in, social-networking site widgets can report back who has …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – facebook and google plus

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What Facebook And China Should Tell Us

Facebook (FB) is a hit in China. Not as big as Google (GOOG) Plus, but a bonafide hit, with 63.5 million users, despite the government "banning" it, with firewalls supposedly preventing people from accessing these, and other sites. The numbers come …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – facebook and google plus

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Facebook Gifts Could Steal Search Dollars From Google

"Targeting plus search is a marriage made in heaven," he said, noting that if advertisers are given "a clear benchmarking against Google ads" that shows how Facebook ads compare to Google ads, they could steer search budgets away from Google toward …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – facebook and google plus

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Google, Facebook, EA and Flurry confirmed for Droidcon London 2012

Those experts include EA's Sameer Baroova, Facebook's Simon Cross and Google's Matt Gaunt as well as representatives from Flurry, Intel and Sony. Registration for the event is open now, with standard tickets priced at £200 plus VAT. Students can apply …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – facebook and google plus

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Facebook password requests to become illegal

Leland Yee, D-San Francisco. The companion bill makes it illegal for colleges and universities to demand social media user names and passwords from students and prospective students. Brown announced the bills via Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus.See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – facebook and google plus

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Google+ A Ghost Town? Maybe It's Your Fault

Read on and I'll show you how you can turn your Google Plus ghost town into a boomtown. Perhaps … Below are a few strategies that you can use to turn that lifeless Google Plus stream into a vibrant, river of content that can meet your information needs.See all stories on this topic » Marketing […]

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Happy Birthday to me! Google celebrates its 14th birthday with a doodle

Many people are turning to social networking sites, including Google Plus rivals Facebook and Twitter, to send their own birthday messages. A selection are below – one of them recalling what it was like to be 14. What were you like at that age? Share …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – […]

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