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Google+ Games Shutting Down On June 30

05/16/2013, It was nearly two years ago when Google announced it would be introducing games into its Google+ social media service, which they obviously was attempting to dethrone Facebook as the king of social games at the time. It looks like their little...

Identical Twins Meet For The First Time On Facebook

04/10/2013, I guess you can say that most twins who grow up together tend to be inseparable, but there are times in life when identical twins had to be separated at birth due to circumstances, and Samantha Futerman and Anais Bordier are just such a pair. Separated at...

Pinterest Rolling Out New Look For All Users

03/18/2013, Starting today Pinterest is going to roll out its new look for all users. Back in January Pinterest had offered a select group of pinners to test out the new look they were developing. Now the new Pinterest look is going to be rolled out to all users and...

Facebook Likes Accurately Depict Your Personality Traits

03/12/2013, The Facebook Likes are one of the easiest way to interact with a huge number of sites, and users have loved the feature ever since it came out. What most of them don’t suspect is that meaningful data about their personality traits can be extracted...

Facebook Improves News Feed Design

03/07/2013, Facebook is rolling out an updated news feed design that puts even more emphasis on photos and friends. Secondary information (“posted x hrs ago”) fades in the background but is still available if you really want to see it. I really like the...

Incredimail Makes Email Easy With Its New iPad App

03/07/2013, There currently aren’t many alternatives to Apple’s Mail application for the iPad as the only mail application worth its salt would have to be Google’s Gmail application, although that app’s experience is far from perfect. But a...

Facebook Used By Police To Inform A Mother About Her Son’s Death

02/20/2013, Social media has become quite useful in our daily lives with several features that have enriched our lives. Gathering people, sending out notices for events, sharing pictures has changed the way we communicate with one another. However Anna Lamb-Creasey...

Facebook Lets You Pay To Promote Your Friends’ Posts

02/14/2013, You read it correctly. Facebook is all set to roll out a brand new feature for promoting posts. Users can now pay to promote posts of their friends on Facebook.  The promoted post will have greater coverage, as it will be pushed to the top of the...

Facebook Sued Over Dead Man’s Patent

02/11/2013, Lawsuits happen all the time, especially where giant names and tons of money are involved. But this lawsuit is rather unusual: Facebook has been sued because it is accused of infringing on the patents of a Dutch programmer Joannes Jozef Everardus van Der...

Facebook Buy Ticket Button Could Make Things Easier

02/11/2013, Facebook is reported to have started testing a Buy Tickets button (according to AllFacebook), where users can now buy tickets to events they feel like attending. The flip side, the button does not lead to any place within Facebook. Instead users are still...

Pinterest Testing New Features To Keep Users Interested

01/28/2013, In a move to keep its users interested, Pinterest plans to revamp its photo sharing service for the good. The company announced today that it is testing some new features with a small group of users, with the end goal of sharing it to more users soon....

Google+ Ranked 2nd Place Behind Facebook In Active Users Report

01/28/2013, In the world of social media, there’s no doubt Facebook is the absolute king of complete time wasters, which leaves a number of people interested in social media wondering what service follows Facebook. A new report published by Trendstream may...

Google Used To Track Drug Trafficking Organizations

12/25/2012, Authorities in the U.S. are already using the Internet and Social Media to fight gangs and crimes. Now, Mexico is doing the same, using what technology has to offer to help fight Mexican drug cartels and narco violence. Harvard...