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Twitter Blocks Newspaper’s Tweets In Turkey

01/18/2015, Social media company Twitter has complied with Turkey’s ‘national security’ blackout demand, and in the process, it also saw the blocking of a newspaper’s tweets. It was either this, or get banned completely in the country –...

MySpace Still Gets Visitors

01/15/2015, Just how often do you think that folks still log in to MySpace – regularly? Does it sound surprising that there are still people who log in to MySpace? In fact, the number of people who actually log in to MySpace has been touted to be approximately...

Global Web Index: Tumblr Is Fastest Growing Social Network

11/26/2014, Size does matter, and Facebook with its 1.35 billion monthly users happens to be the largest social network in the world – and looks set to remain so for some time to come, but there is the very real “danger” of the figure having arrived at a...

Ello Could Be A Facebook Alternative

09/25/2014, Are you a huge fan of social networks, but over the years, you have realized that one giant stood out amongst the sea of competitors, and that would be Facebook? So much for Friendster or MySpace, or if you were to turn the clock back even more, how about...

MTV Music Video Chart Will Be Socially Powered

07/07/2014, Social networks do play a very important role in our lives these days, and they are not only tools used to keep in touch between family and friends, but companies, too, are interested to know just what makes a particular person tick so that they are...

Orkut Bites The Dust This September 30

06/30/2014, It seems that Google is doing some spring cleaning at the moment, clearing out their “cupboard” of apps that they deem are surplus to the requirements. We did bring you word on how Google will no longer make Quickoffice available on the App Store and...

Wen Zhang’s Infidelity Apology Sets New Weibo Record

04/02/2014, It does seem to be a day of records when it comes to messages – but it was Chinese actor Wen Zhang’s apology to his actress wife after rumors of his infidelity went around that has managed to set a record for comments as well as retweets on Sina...

Sony Info Eye Social Camera

10/02/2013, [CEATEC 2013] The world has gotten a whole lot more social these days, what with social networks such as Facebook and services like Twitter which allow the dissemination of information in a viral and speedy manner without having to wait for obstacles such...

Replay Social Denim jeans updates your social network

11/01/2012, What are some of the tools that you have used to ensure that your friends will know just where you are, and what you are doing or the restaurant that you just visited for some good food? A smartphone and a tablet would be the primary modes of updating...

Rootsy – A Private Social Network To Create Family Trees

09/05/2012, A number of new social networks have cropped up in the recent past as the social media takes the stage on the web. With the wild success of Facebook, many had deemed the online social networks to be the future of the web. For now, Facebook clearly is the...

Apple to kill Ping?

05/30/2012, Remember Apple’s Ping service? Well, Apple CEO Tim Cook has finally stepped forward to acknowledge that Apple’s social network is not exactly the best idea in the world. According to Cook, “We tried Ping and I think the customer voted and said...

Bing New Architecture: Introducing Snapshot and Social Sidebar

05/10/2012, This morning, we were at a press conference at Microsoft’s offices in San Francisco to see a demo of the revamped Bing search engine.  Touted as a “new approach to search” by Microsoft, the new architecture features a three columns design,...

Foursquare Joins the Coupon Craze

05/09/2012, Foursquare, the popular geo-tagging social network passed the 20 million user mark about 2 weeks ago, on the application’s third annual 4sqDay. Now however, Foursquare is not happy with being just a popular but unprofitable social network and it has...