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Google denies rumors about launching Circles at SXSW

03/14/2011, After not doing too well in the whole social network scene with Google Buzz, new rumors surfaced saying that the search engine giant might give it another go. Google has been rumored to launch a new social network that is supposedly more private than...

SNAK: a keyboard for the hardcore Facebook user

03/08/2011, Social Keyboards has just released the Social Network Access Keyboard (SNAK) – a keyboard dedicated to making your time spent on Facebook much more convenient. It is just like a regular USB keyboard, except that it packs an extra 19 hotkeys for you to...

20% of Americans use the internet on their phones while driving

03/03/2011, If driving and talking on the phone or texting wasn’t bad enough, it looks like American drivers have got another danger to worry about – drivers who log on to social networks while driving. According to a survey by US insurance company, State...

WeSC Karmatech concept offers social networking in shoes

01/30/2011, Has the social networking craze gone too far? Some of you might say yes, with the WeSC Karmatech concept having been developed by a bunch of students at Sweden’s Hyper Island school. Touted to be a “social take on Nike+,” the shoes will...

Twitter is now available in Korean, its seventh language

01/18/2011, Twitter is busy making its social networking service more accessible internationally and now the company has announced support for Korean characters in its mobile site, along with iOS and Android apps. Twitter has also partnered with Korean web portal...

Apple patents social networking shopping for retail stores

12/30/2010, Apple has already dipped its toes into the social networking game via its Ping music-sharing service and now the fruity company has filed for a patent that describes a social networking tool for brick-and-mortar shopping, allowing iPhone owners to share...

In the future, our food will be printed

12/24/2010, Some scientists in Cornell University’s Compuational Synthesis Lab are developing possibly the greatest invention in the world- a 3D food printer that would allow users to “print” meals using raw food as “ink”! Talk about...

Instagram passes one million user mark

12/21/2010, Instagram – heard of it before? The name can be quite self-explanatory even for the non-geek – it surely has something to do with being instant, and perhaps throw in the word ‘telegram’ as well. This is basically a social...

Kakeochi game offers happy ending

12/16/2010, A dating sim that offers a happy ending? We like the sound of that. For those who do not know much about Japan, Gree is one of the Land of the Rising Sun’s most popular social networking sites (yes, in case you haven’t noticed by now, Japan...

Google +1 Screenshot Leaked?

12/07/2010, We previously heard whispers about an upcoming social network product from Google, rumored to be called Emerald Sea or Google +1. Now a screenshot of some confidential things that Google is working on has surfaced, showing us what Google +1 might look...

Ping Music Social Network Gets Twitter Integration

11/11/2010, Apple’s music social network, Ping, has gotten a big boost from a major social network, namely Twitter. Twitter has confirmed via a blog post that users of Ping and Twitter will be able to link their accounts from within iTunes and once that is...

Queen Elizabeth racks up more than 60,000 likes on Facebook

11/08/2010, The British monarchy, with Queen Elizabeth joining Facebook, managed to garner more than 60,000 likes a few hours after going live, which just goes to show just how many people still find her worthy of her position. While you cannot “friend”...