- News tagged "social networking"
Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012
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
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
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
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 announces that it is beginning the global roll out of Timeline, the biggest interface revamp to date.
Thursday, 1 Dec 2011
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
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
Consumers surfing the Internet and social networking sites whilst watching TV is on the rise, according to Ovum, an independent telecommunications analyst firm.
Thursday, 7 Jul 2011
Google+, as most tech geeks know, started out as a limited-invites-only social experiment. The invite option was opened for a short while to people already with an account, but was temporarily suspended due to the insane demand. Has Google decided to allow invites again, in lieu of Facebook's recent Skype-related revelation?
Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011
Google is attempting yet again to master social networking with a new project known as Google+.