• News tagged "social networking"

Thursday, 28 Jun 2012

Black Orb Rising: Google's Nexus Q Social Streaming Hub

Black Orb Rising: Google's Nexus Q Social Streaming Hub

Looks like Apple will have something to think about after Google unleashed the Nexus Q at the Google I/O event moments earlier. Dubbed as a "social streaming media device", the Nexus Q is able to stream multimedia content from the cloud via Android-based mobile devices, and more.

Friday, 11 May 2012

Facebook Tests Out 'Highlight' Feature

Facebook Tests Out 'Highlight' Feature

The social networking company is testing out a new feature which enables users to highlight postings at a nominal fee or none at all.

Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012

Facebook Snaps up Instagram for US$1 Billion

Facebook Snaps up Instagram for US$1 Billion

Facebook acquires popular photo-sharing application and service, Instagram, for approximately US$1 billion worth in cash and stock. This is Facebook's largest acquisition yet.

Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012

Facebook Makes Timeline Mandatory

Facebook Makes Timeline Mandatory

Announced in an updated blog post on Tuesday, Facebook's Timeline will soon be made mandatory across the globe over the next few weeks. Users will have seven days to preview Timeline before it goes live.

Friday, 20 Jan 2012

Summify Heads For Twitter's Nest

Summify Heads For Twitter's Nest

Twitter has acquired Summify, a news aggregation start-up company. The announcement was published on Summify's blog, which left a bittersweet aftertaste for its crew and subscribers since the acquisition also marks the retirement of the popular service.

Wednesday, 18 Jan 2012

Notification Control - Manage Your Social Media Notifications at One Go

Notification Control - Manage Your Social Media Notifications at One Go

Tired of incessant email notifications? Now there is an online site which enables you to manage your social media notifications with one clean sweep. Say hello to NotificationControl.com.

Friday, 16 Dec 2011

Facebook Gets a Major Facelift: Timeline

Facebook Gets a Major Facelift: Timeline

Facebook announces that it is beginning the global roll out of Timeline, the biggest interface revamp to date.

Thursday, 1 Dec 2011

Familiar: Combine Your Social Photos into a Screensaver

Familiar: Combine Your Social Photos into a Screensaver

Available in beta form, Familiar is a desktop and web-based application which enables you to create a social picture frame for your close friends and family.

Monday, 17 Oct 2011

Google No Longer Buzz-ing

Google No Longer Buzz-ing

In a blog post titled "A fall sweep", Google has decided to shut down and clean up some of its services which have not lived up to expectations. The major casualty of the culling is Google Buzz.

Thursday, 6 Oct 2011

Rise of the Social TV Phenomenon

Rise of the Social TV Phenomenon

Consumers surfing the Internet and social networking sites whilst watching TV is on the rise, according to Ovum, an independent telecommunications analyst firm.

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