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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...

“The Ultimate Drive” app by BMW released

08/12/2011, Let’s face it, when it comes to driving from point A to point B, everyone has a different way of getting there. Some might prefer a quick and efficient route while some prefer a long and scenic drive. Some probably only know one way which can sometimes...

NYPD forms new social media unit

08/12/2011, Love all things computers, and you live, breathe and eat social networking? Then the NYPD might be your future workplace if you’re still studying, as the New York Police Department (NYPD) gets on with the times by forking a spanking new social media...

Facebook usage hits new low in 3 years (in the UK)

08/11/2011, You know what they say – there is a limit to everything, and it seems as though Facebook has seen it in terms of growth. Sure, they might have more than 750 million users worldwide, but research company Experian Hitwise claims that Facebook usage...

Heello: a Twitter clone from TwitPic founder

08/11/2011, Tired of Twitter? Do you feel like starting over in a brand new, unpopulated micro-blogging social network? Well, you now can. The creator of TwitPic has launched his own version of Twitter called Heello (which is strangely difficult to type). And just...

Amazon quietly rolls out Kindle social network

08/08/2011, Good news Kindle owners, it appears that Amazon has quietly rolled out a new social networking service over the weekend for their Kindle owners. We don’t think that Amazon has any plans to fight the big boys at Facebook for social networking superiority...

45% of companies use social sites to screen potential candidates

08/05/2011, In today’s connected world, where almost everybody is on Facebook, personal profiles are becoming an increasingly important aspect in everybody’s lives. Great if you’re disconnected from the world and refuse to have anything to do with...