Archive for March, 2013


With New Sign In Feature, Google Plus Makes Its Developer Pitch

google–plus-logo-640 It's common knowledge: A platform is only as good as the developers who populate it. It's why Facebook and Twitter have snaked their reaches across the Web. Now, nearly a year and a half after launch, Google Plus is taking major …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – facebook and google […]

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Social DNA in the enterprise

The emergence of services like Facebook and, more recently, Google Plus (google.com/+) pivots on the willingness of users to create content and provide information (wittingly or unwittingly) about their friends, business contacts, preferences for …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – facebook and google plus

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Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) Revamps Google Plus Profiles: Increases Cover …

With Facebook updating its New Feed section, Google Plus has given a timely response to its main competitor. Even though there are half a billion users on Google Plus, only about half of them are active. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) needs to make its …See all stories on this topic » The Point Google Alerts – […]

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Google Plus users hit magical 500m mark

Ade Oshineye, a developer advocate for the Google Plus project, said the platform was unlike rival Facebook in that "the point of Google Plus is to make people's experiences on Google better by taking the products people already use and making them …See all stories on this topic » BDlive Google Alerts – facebook and […]

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Why the Internet is like junior high

Much of our unruly, name-calling digital culture means never having to leave junior high school behind. STORY HIGHLIGHTS People engage in juvenile behavior online, even if they’re adults Internet and digital media have produced “Peter Pan effect,” says one observer We reward short and punchy, not long and thoughtful Tide may be changing — some […]

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Massive cyberattack hits Internet

STORY HIGHLIGHTS NEW: The FBI is involved in the investigation into the cyberattack, a spokesman says A massive cyberattack is creating ripple effects for Internet users around the globe The prolonged denial-of-service assault is targeting Spamhaus, a European spam-fighting group Security expert: “These things are essentially like nuclear bombs” (CNN) — Internet users around the […]

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Coming soon: 3-D printing of guns

Pope goes to jail, washes prisoners’ feet Car loving soldier surprised by NASCAR Tearful mom sends son a special salute How to survive in an oil boomtown Kid Rock surprises wounded warrior Reservists surprise wives on live TV Chief justice: Obama lacking ‘courage’ What do justices do now? Edith Windsor: Marriage ‘is magic’ Edie Windsor’s […]

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Survey: Adults text more than teens while driving

By Doug Gross, CNN updated 4:09 PM EDT, Thu March 28, 2013 | Filed under: Mobile STORY HIGHLIGHTS AT&T report says almost half of adults admit they text while driving Just 43% of teens confess to doing the same thing Nearly all — 98% — of respondents knew texting and driving is unsafe (CNN) — […]

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How Google Plus Brings People Together

First things first: It's time to get over your fear of Google Plus. No, it's not the social network full of cobwebs, and no it's not the same as Facebook. In fact, I think Google Plus Communities are everything Facebook groups should be and then some …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts […]

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