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Women.com: Real Talk Online for Women, No Men please

by Ranjan Yadavon August 20, 2014
Women.com is the latest female specific networking portal to reinvigorate the special charisma and conversational dynamism that sparks when a group of females assemble. Women.com is poised to be the hub for women to speak honestly with peers, consciously keeping the male gender away— this portal is one of its kind in the online world. […]
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Social media needs a new trend, so we present: #gizfie, the selfie for gadgets

by Matthew Lucason June 8, 2014
Selfies are everywhere. If you spend even just 10 minutes on any social network, you will most likely run into a photo or two (or 20) of faces taken by their owners. The selfie has become a by-word for our self-obsessed age, and it seems everyone’s doing it; even Barack Obama and David Cameron at Nelson Mandela’s memorial. […]

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Private Photo Sharing Enabled on Facebook’s Updated App v8.0 for iOS

by Eric Brownon March 20, 2014
Facebook has released an updated version of its app for iOS. The focus of the app was to improve the private sharing capabilities. The version 8 app enables users to select the people who will be able to view their photo albums in their feed. The feature which was rolled out by Facebook a few […]
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Facebook Rumored To Buy Drones Company To Connect Africa To Internet

by Matthew Lucason March 5, 2014
Facebook is in talks to buy a drone company called Titan Aerospace for $60 million, according to TechCrunch. The acquisition would reportedly further the efforts of Internet.org, a coalition of mobile technology companies spearheaded by Facebook that is working to bring Internet access to the 5 billion or so people around the world without it. The fact is, Titan […]

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LinkedIn Launches in China 领英 With Simplified Chinese Site

by Matthew Lucason February 25, 2014
LinkedIn is pushing full-strength into China, with a new, Chinese-language service that hopes to attract as many of the country’s 140 million professionals as possible. LinkedIn China marks the 22nd local language site for LinkedIn. The idea behind the Chinese site, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner wrote in a blog post, is to build a talent marketplace […]
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YouTube Gets New Centre-aligned Design, Improves Playlist

by Anna Johnsonon February 21, 2014
Google-owned YouTube has taken the wraps off its new design, to keep up with the changing viewing habits of its users. The redesign aims to make it easier for users to find videos, with an emphasis on playlists, the company said. The new interface has a center-aligned look which focuses more on videos. Two links at […]

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The Tinder App is Experiencing Leaked User Locations

by Eric Brownon February 21, 2014
The Tinder mobile dating app has millions of users swiping on one another’s profiles to find matches, but it seems that for part of last year, they were sharing more information than they realized. For months until the end of 2013, Tinder users who knew how to do so were able to see how close […]
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The Photos Facebook Doesn’t Want You To See Are Better Than The Ones It Does

by Eric Brownon February 17, 2014
You might not know this but Facebook had a policy against uploading breastfeeding photos on your profile. The social media company said it allows them now, but in reality, it often doesn’t. However, they are totally cool with gun owners selling guns without background checks to anyone who wants to make a deal. For example, GunsForSale is a Facebook page […]
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@BarackObama Isn’t Barack Obama, It’s Just a Parody Twitter Account

by Eric Brownon February 15, 2014
The official, verified @BarackObama Twitter account has over 41 million followers and everyone else who passed along the tweet actually seem to think President Barack Obama wrote the tweets (or at least instructed someone to do). But it’s not the president. It’s just some staffer for Organizing for Action, the successor to the Obama For America campaign apparatus. […]

Facebook privacy

Facebook Knows When You Are About to Enter a Relationship or Breakup

by Anna Johnsonon February 15, 2014
Facebook released new findings on Valentine’s Day that hints when people are about to change their relationship status. The social network knows everything about our lives, which means it knows how and when we meet our partners, where we check in on date night, our biggest moments together, and when we break up. So Facebook aggregated all the […]
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Twitter’s Major Redesign Looks a Lot Like Facebook (and Pinterest)

by Anna Johnsonon February 12, 2014
Twitter is testing a totally new design on its website that will actually make it look like Facebook and Pinterest. The new design gets rid of the familiar, if not occasionally frustrating reverse chronological timeline in favor of a grid of tweets that recalls Pinterest’s jumbled boards. What’s more, Twitter’s version of a cover photo […]

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Gmail Slowly Returns After Crash; Funny Tweets From Yahoo & Others

by Eric Brownon January 25, 2014
Gmail and other Google services like Google+, Google Hangouts (GChat) have returned after an outage. It was long enough to send Gmail’s millions of users to Twitter to complain about not being able to check their e-mails. The Google+ outage also affected YouTube comments under the new system, which means those weren’t loading at all on videos. […]
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YouTube Delays Subscription Music Service Debut For 2014

by Matthew Lucason December 4, 2013
YouTube will not launch a subscription music service this year as originally planned. Although the company has all the required licensing deals, according to AllThingsDigital YouTube needs more time to work on the project. Reports of YouTube’s music service appeared on the web around March. YouTube is already the biggest free music service in the world and Google , […]

 
 
 
 

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