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Facebook News Feed Favors Friends & Pages Vs. Memes

01/21/2014, Facebook lets us do much more than just stay in touch with friends. There are countless features that can be used for networking, Pages on the other hand let users connect with their favorite personalities, brands, companies etc. Updates from friends and...

Searching For Recipes On Pinterest Is Now Easier

01/21/2014, Pinterest today launched a new feature which will make it easier for users who like to discover, share and save recipes on the website. The new feature is effectively a search engine for recipes, allowing users to search by specific ingredients,...

Facebook Tests New Timeline Designs, ‘Like Page’ Button

03/01/2013, Did you just start getting used to Facebook’s Timeline to a point where you’re actually starting to like it? That’s too bad because Facebook is announcing they’re going to be making some changes to it, which we’re sure...

Facebook Graph Search: A Great Strategic Move

01/15/2013, Earlier today, we laid out the basic functionality of the new Graph Search live from the Facebook HQ in Menlo Park. Beyond the new features, it is interesting to look at how this will help Facebook going forward, including monetization. The...

Facebook Privacy Message Is Pointless. Stop Posting

11/26/2012, I’ve noticed the privacy message over the week-end, but I didn’t think much about it until it started to show up in more and more feeds. Basically, the idea was that by posting a simple message prohibiting the use of your information, you...

1M Facebook User Emails Allegedly Purchased For… $5

10/26/2012, Bogonil Shopov, a Bulgarian blogger, says that he has managed to purchase 1 million Facebook users for a mere $5 – a pittance for email marketers and spammers. The data was sold on a site called “Gigabucks”, and so far, the Facebook ID...

Bing integrates Quora to social sidebar

08/22/2012, Microsoft has just announced that the Bing website is now integrating Quora in the social side bar. The idea -says Bing- is that the Microsoft search engine not only want to show pertinent search results, but also who provides relevant answers. Although...

Facebook Pages Management Improvements

06/28/2012, There are a lot of people managing Facebook Pages out there, so this is for you: Facebook has (finally) added a couple of features that will make your life easier. First of all, the admin roles get a little bit more granular so that managing a Facebook...

The Facebook App Center, Publicly Available

06/07/2012, Facebook has just announced its App Center to the public in San Francisco, after doing so to developers on May 9th. It is a place where Facebook users can browse and find all kinds of apps that may cater to their interests. Prior to that apps could be...

Facebook Introduces Facebook Camera for iOS

05/24/2012, Facebook just launched its own Camera application which lets users focus on browsing their albums and their friends’ albums, without having to load -and wait for- the rest of the Facebook experience. As you may have seen, Facebook does take photos...

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,...

Google+ Hangout Apps Finally Ready for Use

03/28/2012, It is not our intention to overload you with Google+ news after we covered their first TV ad in the UK as well as the Google Comments which will be integrated with Google+, but this new tit-bit of information is simply too good to ignore. The search...

Double murder occurs after Facebook “defriending”

02/10/2012, I always find it highly amusing that some people take their social network relationships and connections too seriously – so what if someone takes you off as their friend on Facebook? Is it a good enough reason for something as serious as murder?...