News tagged ‘social media’

Thursday, 23 May 2013

Pew Research Center: Teens Find Facebook a Burden

Pew Research Center: Teens Find Facebook a Burden

According to a study performed by Pew Research Center, teenagers are increasingly finding Facebook a burden. Their "waning enthusiasm" stems from the "drama" and stress of managing their friends and online reputation on Facebook.

Wednesday, 22 May 2013

Google Updates Google+ Mobile Website

Google Updates Google+ Mobile Website

While the mobile app and desktop website version of Google+ has been constantly undergoing a series of improvements and updates, the mobile browser version is usually a step behind when it comes to such updates. Not intending to leave these users out in the cold, Google has updated the mobile version of Google+ as well.

Monday, 13 May 2013

Google Games Hinted at in Leaked Google Play Services APK

Google Games Hinted at in Leaked Google Play Services APK

A leaked Google Play Services (v3.1.36) update file contains codes that hint at a new multi-player social gaming network called Google Games. This new gaming network (expected to be revealed during Google I/O) will be similar to Apple's Game Center for iOS and Microsoft's Xbox Live for Xbox, which includes leaderboards, achievements and more.

Monday, 6 May 2013

Facebook Loses US Visitors But Profits Rise

Facebook Loses US Visitors But Profits Rise

According to market research firm Nielsen, Facebook has lost 10 million visitors in the US and seen no growth in monthly visitors in the UK over the past year. However Facebook made US$219 million in the first three months of the year, compared to the US$ 205 million made over the same time period a year ago.

Thursday, 2 May 2013

Nielsen: Youtube Attracts More Young Viewers than any US Cable Network

Nielsen: Youtube Attracts More Young Viewers than any US Cable Network

A survey done by American measurement company Nielsen has revealed that Youtube reaches more users in the 18 to 34 age group, than any other US cable network company. These viewers are what Youtube calls "Generation C", and the company reckons that advertisers need to be on Youtube in order to reach them.

Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013

Pinterest to Secure More Funding, Company Valued at $2 Billion

Pinterest to Secure More Funding, Company Valued at $2 Billion

Popular photo sharing site Pinterest is reportedly in talks for a fresh round of funding that would value the company at around US$2 billion.

Thursday, 31 Jan 2013

Facebook Reports 2012 Full Year Financial Results

Facebook Reports 2012 Full Year Financial Results

Facebook has just reported its Q4 and also full year 2012 financial results, and the company did better than expected, ending the year on a high.

Monday, 28 Jan 2013

Google+ Now Second Most Popular Social Network

Google+ Now Second Most Popular Social Network

In the last quarter of 2012, Google+ became the second most popular social media on the Internet, just slightly behind Facebook. In third place was Youtube, another Google product, while Twitter was in fourth place.

Friday, 14 Dec 2012

Viddy,

Viddy, "Instagram for Videos" App, Now Available on Android

Somewhat likened to "the Instagram for video capturing", Viddy, now available on Android, allows users to apply 10 different filters as well as add songs to their 15-sec recorded clips before sharing them with other Viddy users as well as on different social networks.

Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012

Twitter Debuts Photo Editing Features

Twitter Debuts Photo Editing Features

The update to Twitter's iPhone and Android applications will enable users to edit photos in new ways, such as adding filters, photo frames, as well as an auto-enhance capability to its image sharing feature.

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