A German consumer watchdog this week sued two e-commerce websites it said were wrongfully transmitting user data to Facebook through the social network’s ‘Like’ button placed on their sites.
Social network Tsu has opened up its network so that users can now see posts on the platform without creating an account.
The Rocky Mountaineer in Kamloops, BC Hi, just a quick update on my social networking scene. In general I am active on Facebook and Instagram, somewhat active on Google+, barely active on Twitter and I have a pulse on Flickr. I usedShow More Summary
It's been more than four years since French teacher Frédéric Durand-Baïssas, after posting a link to a documentary about Gustave Courbet's "L'Origine du Monde" (1866) on Facebook, returned to the social network to find the post removed and his profile suspended.
Facebook Messenger users who have ever received messages and wondered where they knew the senders from will embrace a new feature the social network introduced Thursday. Mashable and TechCrunch both reported that when Facebook usersShow More Summary
Plain Vanilla Games has announced the release of an overhauled version of its mobile social trivia game, QuizUp. This update brings QuizUp to Version 2.0, and introduces features aimed at making the app as much of a social networking...Show More Summary
Prior to the emergence of social networks, brand storytelling would typically unfold as a controlled narrative told from the perspective and interests of the business. Traditional media such as TV and print brought such brand stories to life and distinct traditions formed in how these stories were communicated and crafted. Show More Summary
The results of a study by social media analytics provider Quintly on global interaction rates with social networks were no shock: Facebook remains at the top. Quintly said it studied some 50,000 anonymized users of its platform and examined...Show More Summary
A new report claims the social networking service is tracking people without their permission. It doesn’t matter if you don’t even use Facebook: they’re still watching you. Here’s what that means to you, and what you can do about it....Show More Summary
When trivia app QuizUp launched in 2013, its meteoric rise to the top of App Store charts surprised even the founder of the Icelandic gaming studio that made it. Thor Fridriksson of Plain Vanilla Games watched in awe as QuizUp became the fastest growing iPhone game in history. Show More Summary
Over the last year or two, social media has been slowly […]
One of the best aspects of a career in social media is the huge growth potential. Every year, social networks emerge and expand. Audiences – and how we reach them – change just as often. Almost as quickly, a brand’s social media team of one transforms into a global program that spans across the organization… Out of necessity. Show More Summary
I follow 882 accounts on Twitter that together have produced 92 tweets within the last 10 minutes. Some of those tweets are updates from news organizations (Mad Men finale ratings have just been released, my binge-watching is killing the planet and a senator is planning to introduce a bill to make same-sex adoption legal in every state). Show More Summary
A desktop app features cross-functionality with mobile versions.
QuizUp is now a social network, by every stretch of the imagination. Following a massive update today, the trivia game that trail-blazed through the App Store in 2013, is now introducing true social functionality on a core level. QuizUp originally hit the scene after forging a deal with Lionsgate to offer Twilight-based trivia to users. Show More Summary
Hillary Rodham Clinton has joined LinkedIn, the social network intended to help people expand their professional network, and, occasionally, get a job.
"This." is launching an app today to "push you to the content that is worthy of your time," says founder Andrew Golis. I follow 882 accounts on Twitter that together have produced 92 tweets within the last 10 minutes. Some of those tweets...Show More Summary
Facebook’s focus on publishers spurred its latest acquisition, as Tugboat Yards, a startup specializing in publishing tools, announced that it has been acqui-hired by the social network. Tugboat Yards said in a blog post that its team...Show More Summary
In a couple of Google+ posts today (that have since been deleted), a Verizon test engineer took to the social network to speak out on Verizon, Motorola and the manufacturer’s Lollipop updates. Jose Arturo, who works for Verizon, has said that Lollipop for the Droid Turbo is still at least a couple [...]
Facebook’s Instant Articles launched last week — a partnership between the social networking giant and publishers to provide tailored content encapsulated within the Facebook app. In the wake of this announcement, there has been some...Show More Summary