What a day. In the space of a few short hours, Google+wrenched open the floodgates, allowing anyone to sign up for the fledgling social network — while Facebook retooled its News Feed so you won’t miss any of your friends’ vital updates. Google+ managed to out-announce Facebook by a wide margin. The search giant offered a slew [...]
Old school SEO pros cover your ears, or be prepared to adapt your craft: Search engines are changing, and social media is a huge part of that change. Bing, Google, and an increasing swath of nimble little search engines like Blekko and DuckDuckGo are incorporating social data into their results. This is potentially great news for new businesses [...]
Mark Zuckerberg’s sister, Randi, has resigned from her senior role at Facebook to start her own social media company. Randi Zuckerberg, who is two years older than 27-year-old Mark, had been Facebook’s director of marketing, responsible for initiatives such as coverage of US elections.
Facebook’s “awesome” announcement next week has been spoiled. The social network will reportedly be unveiling a Skype-powered video chat platform. Facebook’s Seattle team was behind the new feature, according toTechCrunch. Skype and Facebook already have a serious partnership that integrated Facebook social data directly into the Skype client. Now it looks like Skype will be coming to Facebook.
Since he came up with the LimeRa1n exploit that is still being used in the latest iOS jailbreaks, we haven’t heard much from famed hacker GeoHot. As a matter of fact, we haven’t heard anything at all. Until today. We were just tipped off by the folks at Tech Unwrapped that George Hotz is now working for Facebook. Needless to [...]
Skype has just released a new beta version of their popular VoiP software for Microsoft’s Windows, Skype 5.5 Beta, and this latest version adds a number of new features to Skype, with one major one which is integration with Facebook. Skype 5.5 Beta’s Facebook Integration will now let you message your Facebook friends from within [...]
Most marketers would ask the wrong question here: “how can social networks make me more money?” The problem with that approach is that you tend to focus on immediate means of monetizing the value of social networks such as MySpace, Orkut, Friendster, LinkedIn,Mixx, Stumbleupon, Reddit,Twiter and Flikr, while ignoring the real reason these networks were setup and how [...]