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Google+ users hit 50 million mark

09/26/2011, In just less than a week after Google opened up the doors of their own social network, Google+, to the world, it seems that the growth has proved to be phenomenal. According to Paul Allen (unofficial statistician for Google+), Google+ has already achieved...

Facebook Introduces New Features

09/20/2011, After introducing the “subscribe” button that makes Facebook more like Twitter or Google+, the world’s largest social network takes things one step further by introducing two new features today. 1/Top Stories The news feed is going to...

HTC ChaCha in China drops Facebook for QQ

09/16/2011, For those unfamiliar with the HTC ChaCha, it is an Android handset that is reminiscent of the Blackberry’s design, featuring a QWERTY keyboard and more importantly – Facebook integration. It is the first HTC handset that has been touted as a...

MyMicrobes – an online social network with a twist

09/12/2011, If you’re thinking “oh no, we already have the king of social networks, Facebook – why do we need one more?” Firstly, MyMicrobes works differently – very differently. In addition to storing details about your name and email address,...

Motorola EX225 Facebook phone pictured

09/08/2011, The HTC ChaCha is an Android device that made its way onto AT&T’s network. Given how big social networking is at the moment, it was probably understandable for HTC to push out a Facebook specific device, and now it looks like Motorola has decided to...

Facebook reunites bride with her lost wedding dress

09/07/2011, The dream wedding is often something that most little girls have in their mind when growing up, as they wait for Prince Charming to drive up in a Lamborghini (sorry, no more of that shining armor crap in this day and age), ready to whisk her off to a...

Viadeo Opens Public API and Launches Developer Contest

09/06/2011, Viadeo is a business social network similar to LinkedIn and very popular outside the USA, the service  is number one in China and number two in India, with a global user-base of over 35 million members. Since the re-design of its brand and website,...

UmeNow squares off with Facebook and Google+

09/02/2011, Just when you thought that things could not heat up further where the world of social networks are concerned, along comes UmeNow that wants to annihilate Facebook’s lead in the market (which is an extremely tall order, and some say impossible, I...

Camera and photo sharing features in Mango revealed

08/31/2011, Looking forward to Microsoft’s latest update for Windows Phone 7? Today Microsoft just unveiled more details regarding their Mango update and some of these features will be very applicable especially to those who enjoy taking photographs and...

BBM Music launched by RIM

08/24/2011, It looks like last week’s rumors turned out to be true. RIM is launching BBM Music (beta), a new social music service that lets users setup a musical profile of 50 songs (I think of it as your musical “DNA”) that can be streamed or...

Google introduces friend annotations to +1 Button

08/23/2011, Google intends to make their +1 Button more social by introducing friend annotations to it, and for those who are eagle-eyed, they would surely have noticed that the faces and names of your mates will appear whenever your cursor hovers over a +1 button....

Google+ identity badges roots out impostors

08/22/2011, You know that celebrities too, are social creatures – and they tend to have a larger than life following in the cyberworld. Take Ashton Kutcher for example with his horde of Twitter followers, not to mention Lady GaGa’s monsters, so when the...