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“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...

MySpace homepage down

08/12/2011, If you’re still rocking on to MySpace, chances are you might have stumbled across the website’s down time this evening, but fret not – it was not hacked in any way. Basically, whoever visited the social network will see nothing but a...

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...

US Navy thinking about using Google+

08/02/2011, The Navy is no stranger when it comes to using consumer technology for its recruitment purposes. Remember the submarine strategy game came it came up with to crowdsource tactics and strategies that people use? How about the Royal Navy Engineer Officer...

Google+ to get their own games via Games Stream

07/22/2011, I’m sure there are plenty of us who constantly get bombarded by app requests from friends and family to play this game or to play that game. At one point in time Farmville, Poker and Mafia Wars invites seemed to occur on a daily basis. It was also...

Google+ ads on Facebook banned

07/19/2011, Many years from now, when your kids have all grown up and shipped off to university, keeping in touch with you with the spawn of Twitter, you will be chatting with the rest of your mates about how the social networking landscape was like two decades ago....

Your own social network in a set-top box?

07/18/2011, Social networking has been on everyone’s lips for some time already, what with Facebook vanquishing their foes for quite some time already – although they might be getting a new competitor in the form of Google+. Well, how about going about on...