Facebook has a new toy to show off this week. "A small team is working on a big idea," reads the social networking website operator's invitation for an unveiling on Thursday, and TechCrunch is hearing that it may be the addition of video to Instagram. Show More Summary
Further bolstering the presence of third-party social networks in iOS, Apple is testing deep LinkedIn integration for the upcoming release of iOS 7, according to code-based references found inside of the first beta of iOS 7. The code points to a single-sign-on system, similar to how iOS integrates Facebook and Twitter, for LinkedIn accounts. The […]
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg met with Samsung President Shin Jong Kyun and discussed possible partnerships with between the world’s biggest social network and one of the world’s biggest smartphone vendor. Like It, +1, Tweet It, Pin It Original content from Ubergizmo.
Facebook announced today that the company now has one million active advertisers -- companies or organizations that have advertised on the social network at least once in the last 28 days.
Facebook now has more than 1 million businesses actively advertising on the social network, the company announced Tuesday. The "vast majority" of those advertisers are small businesses, according to Dan Levy, Facebook's director of small...Show More Summary
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg met with Samsung president Shin Jong Kyun this week to discuss a potential partnership, Bloomberg reported. Facebook, the world’s largest social networking site, is interested in working with Samsung, the world’s largest smartphone vendor, to help boost its mobile advertising sales. Show More Summary
I’m a self-confessed Google fan. I’ve also got the sense of humour of a juvenile, which explains why I find funny Google Search Suggest screenshots as side-splittingly hilarious as I do. Don’t worry – for my next trick, I’ll be...
The billionaire gets face time with the world's biggest smartphone manufacturer as he seeks to give the social network a better mobile experience.
ASmall World, the invite-only social network for rich wastrels, seemed destined to go the way of MySpace. After all, what's a socialite network good for besides Style Section stuffing? But like that other late aughts relic, the company is hoping to pivot toward relevancy, in this case transforming the virtual country club into a sort of Groupon: Eurotrash Vacation. Read more...
Want to go global? A new eMarketer report, says the number of worldwide social network users will climb to 1.73 billion this year. That means one in four people on the planet will regularly use Facebook, Twitter or one of their many competitors. Show More Summary
It’s so little known, it’s barely there. I’m not talking about Sofia Vergara’s pool attire (we’ll get to that), I mean WhoSay, which is basically a more celebrity-oriented social network mostly traveled by celebrity blogs like Perez Hilton and TMZ. For celebrities like Vergara, who at age 40 seems to defy gravity, it’s a quiet...
If Reid Hoffman really were a Saint of the highly-valued niche social network, he’d be smiling down on last week’s $1 billion-plus acquisition of Waze. When reports were swirling that Facebook was interested in Waze, it was called an Instagram-like bid for more users. But that’s not really what either of those deals was about. Waze’s users would barely...
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Social networking sites offer many forms of escape, many of which are perfectly harmless. Unfortunately, in online cheating, the escape into the virtual world is anything but harmless. The first study of Facebook infidelity shows there’s plenty not to “like” when you’re one of its victims. read more
Microsoft is rolling out a series of social features to make creating on the web even easier, from a new meme generator tool to creating animated photographs you can share on social networks. The updates are coming to the company's Socl online community, which was first designed as an experiment aimed at students. Show More Summary
First created purely as a research project, Microsoft’s social network site So.cl has now launched with a new user interface offering beefed-up features, in a sign that the company is keen to keep the... Keep reading ?
Would you wear this pair of stockings? This picture has gone viral on China's Sina Weibo social networking site as an answer to sexual harassment, although the reaction is laughter and quips that they may attract more attention than they repel. Link
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), for all of its foibles in the year-plus since it went public, has been commended for its efforts in monetizing its social network. Advertising has been a constant challenge, and especially with the exponential growth of mobile over the last couple years. Facebook has started making some headway in advertising with its [...]
Postdoctoral position in statistical modeling of social networks A full-time postdoctoral position is available beginning Fall 2014 in the research group of Tian Zheng and Andrew Gelman working on statistical analysis and modeling of social network data, in close cooperation with our experimental collaborators. Show More Summary
Facebook may add video to Instagram on June 20th, according to a report on TechCrunch. Facebook is holding a press conference on Thursday and the technology blog apparently received a tipoff that the social network will use the event...Show More Summary