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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...

Twitter is vital for earthquake victims, according to doctors

05/16/2011, The recent earthquake and nuclear disaster that followed in Japan had been quite a blow to the country (and the world, of course), with plenty of logistics and emergency evacuations being performed. How else are people supposed to keep in touch in real...

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...

Google +1, Going From Relevancy to Popularity?

03/30/2011, Google has announced that it is +1 Button, a way to let user put their “stamp of approval” on search results – for their friends and Google contacts to see, and for Google to analyze.  At this time, and probably for the foreseeable...

Facebook acquires Snaptu for $70M

03/20/2011, Facebook, the social networking giant that has more than 500 million users and counting, has flexed its financial muscle to the tune of $60 to $70 million by purchasing Israeli company Snaptu. For those who do not know what Snaptu is or what does it do,...