Archive for May, 2013


Facebook targets sexist hate speech

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Facebook ramps up crackdown on hate speech after pressure from women’s groups Protest focused on pages that celebrate violence against women Site says it will increase training, update guidelines, work with activists About 15 companies pulled advertising, according to protesters (CNN) — Under mounting pressure from activists and advertisers, Facebook is ramping up […]

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5 Reasons You Can No Longer Afford to Ignore Google Plus

Despite all the hoopla that surrounded the new social site when it was first released, many businesses are ignoring Google Plus completely in exchange for increased focus on sites like Facebook and Twitter. While 72 of the world's largest 100 brands …See all stories on this topic » Small Business Trends Google Alerts – facebook […]

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Facebook Inc (FB) News: Sell In May And Go Away, YouTube & Teenage Troubles

Can YouTube Eclipse Facebook? (Mediapost) Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) Buzz is dead. Is Google Plus (or is it +?) next? Who knows. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)'s social networking nemesis Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) isn't going anywhere, but with the …See all stories on this topic » Insider Monkey (blog) Google Alerts – facebook and google plus

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Can YouTube Eclipse Facebook?

Google Buzz is dead. Is Google Plus (or is it +?) next? Who knows. Google's social networking nemesis Facebook isn't going anywhere, but with the recent addition of Facebook's sponsored posts, users are starting to find the obtrusive pokes from …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – facebook and google plus

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Google Buzz shuts its doors, Google+ shines with a new look and feel

Later, it was made available to public as a strong alternative to Facebook and Twitter. The growth of Google Plus was a bit slower. Though people massively joined the platform soon after its launch, they didn't use it largely to share their posts …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – facebook and […]

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Google Plus Mentions Drive Way More Revenue Than Facebook [Infographic]

A share on Google+ is worth a lot more in dollars and cents than a referral on Twitter and Facebook, according to an analysis of $ 5 million in online purchases performed by the social commerce platform Addshoppers.com. Whether you own a small business …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – facebook […]

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Video game aims to help young cancer patients

“Re-Mission 2,” designed for young cancer patients, turns disease-fighting into games, helping players understand what’s happening in their treatment. STORY HIGHLIGHTS “Re-Mission 2” is a video game designed for young cancer patients Players use chemo, medicine and other “weapons’ to kill cancer cells Designers say visualizing helps patients stay engaged in treatment Game is on […]

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Google+ Object Recognition Capabilities For Photographs Are A Little Scary

… Facebook rolled out facial recognition in 2010 and people freaked out so much that the network (temporarily) pulled it? Now Google Plus, the world's second largest social network, has rolled out something even creepier, and it's barely attracted …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts – facebook and google plus

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Yahoo, Tumblr And Social Media Stuck In Neutral

Google, for instance, thought it could create a better version of Facebook, and perhaps even did with Google Plus, but it was too late to the game for the vast majority of Facebook users to give it a shot. Google Plus's average user now spends just …See all stories on this topic » Google Alerts […]

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10 fun Tumblr blogs to follow

There’s something addictive about looking at, and in some cases loathing, what rich kids decide to share on Instagram. STORY HIGHLIGHTS On Tumblr, the random and humorous win the day Top blogs include pictures of kids crying for silly reasons, actresses with no teeth “Humans of New York” is more poignant, creating a sort of […]

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