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Google Me on the Web lets you know who’s talking about you

06/16/2011, Admit it – you’ve Googled yourself before. At least once in your life. It’s only human to want to find out whether you have a presence online or if anybody has been talking about you. Well, Google knows this and has launched a new feature to...

Instagram now at 5 million users

06/14/2011, Last month we reported that Instagram was growing at 1.2 million users a month and was at 4.25 million users. Sure enough, a couple of weeks later, the service has now hit 5 million users. After being around for only 8 months, Instagram is proving to be...

Activision defends charging for Call of Duty Elite premium

06/03/2011, Activision has released a FAQ assuring Call of Duty players that the new “Elite” social-networking service will not be taking anything away from the games. It seems that people mistook Activision’s intent to add premium content to the...

Call of Duty: Elite introduces in-game social network

05/31/2011, How many social networking accounts, usernames and passwords have you had to remember over the years? Plenty? Well, add one more to the list this time around as Activision’s Call of Duty: Elite will feature a dedicated social experience for gamers....

Parents can control child’s Facebook page with new bill

05/17/2011, California, the Golden State, might soon see parents being given the legal authority to control their child’s Facebook page if a new bill under consideration is passed, of course. Facebook won’t be the only site affected by this bill as other...

Facebook owns up to Google smear campaign

05/13/2011, Burston-Marsteller, a public consultancy recently came forward earlier this week saying that Facebook had hired the company to pull off a smear campaign against Google’s social networking service, Social Circles. Burston-Marsteller sent major news...

Blu takes social smoking to the next level

05/11/2011, Social networking is the current in thing right now – with all sorts of devices and apps aiming to bring people together. We have the Nintendo 3DS communicating with each other whenever they’re found in close proximity, and we have apps like...

The Best of Mobile Music – @LifeScoop

04/27/2011,   Since CES 2011, we have been invited to write on My Life Scoop on a regular basis, and today, my article “The Best of Mobile Music” has been published. The articles we write for My Life Scoop are not news like we do on Ubergizmo, they reflect...

Friendster surrenders in social networking fight

04/26/2011, May 31st will be a watershed moment for those of you who are in the social networking game right from the start – we are looking at long standing social networking site Friendster actually calling it quits. Basically, the site will undergo a major...

ZoneAlarm SocialGuard ready to rock and roll

04/26/2011, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. has just announced their latest release, the ZoneAlarm SocialGuard which was specially designed for parents who would want to make sure their kids remain protected from social threats that lurk all over various...

Storify officially launched

04/25/2011, It has taken several months to hibernate, nay, getting tested in just about all directions under private beta mode, but we are pleased to announce that Storify is launched officially today. This site allows you and I to build and embed our very own...

LinkedIn gets new recommend buttons

04/06/2011, LinkedIn, the “professional’s Facebook”, looks like it’s attempting to challenge Facebook’s dominance over online identity and the internet. A new platform for LinkedIn announced today adds new features to turn the site into...

Creepy app is really creepy

03/31/2011, If you’re constantly posting up pictures and sharing them with the world, you should be prepared to face the consequences. An app for the desktop computer called Creepy is a “geolocation information aggregator”. It has the ability to...