With more than a billion users, Facebook is not only the biggest global social network but also an increasingly important forum for journalists. In some repressive countries it has even served as a publishing platform for journalists whose newspapers or news websites have been closed down....
With the TV upfronts come announcements of cancellations as networks set their schedules for the fall. As social TV grows it becomes easier and easier to understand how fans feel about these decisions they usually have no control over. Show More Summary
Twitter just took another step towards helping brands generate revenues from the social network The company announced a new feature on Wednesday called the Lead Generation card, which gives businesses a way to register users and their emails for promotions or memberships directly within a tweet. Show More Summary
Editor’s note: This article by Liam Boogar originally appeared on Rude Baguette, which covers the Internet and technology sector in France, combining breaking news with in-depth analysis. Female-friendly social network Pinterest already announced earlier this month... Keep reading ?
Since its launch in 2006, Twitter has evolved from SMS-based status updates to one of the most popular social networks out there. The platform has well over 200 million active users, and odds are you're one of them — but are you using...Show More Summary
Internet radio service Pandora is extending its partnership with Facebook through a new Timeline app which will allow users to share what they’re listening to on the social network. The... Keep reading ?
Looking at Google’s social media history, one could speculate that the company just doesn’t have a knack for that particular sector. But Google+ is poised to succeed. Why? Google hasn’t made its newest social network better than any other. They’ve simply made it count for more.
Following the appointment of a 30-year-old CEO last week, Japan’s social networking site Mixi, the local rival of Facebook in the country, has continued efforts to freshen up its image... Keep reading ?
Rando only launched in March but the anti-social photo-sharing app that deliberately eschews the standard social network clutter of likes and comments and connections -- simply letting users share random photos with random strangers and get random snaps in return -- has blasted past 5M photo shares after a little over two months in the wild. Show More Summary
Less than a week after Google+ unveiled a redesign for desktop, the social network is also getting overhauled on the mobile web. In a post on its official G+ page Tuesday, the service said that posts now appear as "cards" in the stream,...Show More Summary
Summary: Social media networking is all the rage these days! With the click of a mouse or tap of a finger you can find out where a potential business partner goes for networking events or how that next client truly engages in the outside world. Social media also allows you to keep tabs on people you associate with, yet might not want to be "friends" with.
A Thai cartoonist who criticized the Prime Minister on Facebook is being sued for defamation. It's the first time that the Prime Minister has sued a citizen for commenting in a social media network.
My new Guardian column, "Privacy, public health and the moral hazard of surveillance," discusses the way that the governments' reliance on social networks for intelligence purposes means that they can't intervene to help their populations get better at trading their privacy for services. That's a crisis. If online oversharing is a public health problem, then [...]
Following the second annual Out for Undergraduate Technology Conference, a yearly event that encourages the most motivated LGBT students to make a positive impact in the workplace, Online Colleges has created an engaging infographic outlining the challenges facing students in a digital age. via Online Colleges: This infographic examines some of the issues facing LGBT [...]
Now that LinkedIn has banned prostitutes and escorts from using the social networking site, Bill Maher thinks they might want to revise their slogan. Watch...
The social network provides us with a means to communicate with our friends and loved ones, and we provide the social network with real, in-depth, accurate market samples that they can sell as a product. Even still, some businesses will go beyond Facebook's usual advertising methods in an effort to target their desired market. Show More Summary
Don't 'like' me because I'm sober in AA. And stop outing me with your clicks. Follow these five steps towards social networking propriety.
The president called a journalist who wrote an article about his electricity-related business dealings a "sexual harasser" and "crooked" (accepting bribes or blackmail). The social networks reacted in a variety of ways.
Teens want a drama-free social network. Twitter looks to be that network.
Advanced technology and online social networking is changing nearly everything about the way people interact – including how criminals pull off illegal stunts, and how law enforcement responds to these acts. The post Investigation-Sourcing & Technology: Crime Fighting In the 21st Century appeared first on Lifehack.