Category: Social Networks

Twitter Opts For Berlin for its German HQ

Twitter Opts For Berlin for its German HQ

Twitter has opted for Berlin as the location for its German HQ, reports Focus. We have already given the hint by the Jack Dorsey, company’s Executive Chairman, who said at the January’s DLD conference in Munich that company was hiring in Germany. So, the company has obvious plans to come to Germany and if the [...]

Twitter Ecosystem Hits 1.5 Million Apps

Twitter Ecosystem Hits 1.5 Million Apps

Twitter’s API account released a ‘fun fact recently, according to which, the company announced that its network has passed an impressive 1.5 million apps mark.  Looking at the progress of Facebook and its recent show with its IPO, we can easily disregard Twitter as a platform, but the latest announcement made it clear that Twitter’s [...]

Yahoo Charges Facebook for Patent Infringement

Yahoo Charges Facebook for Patent Infringement

Yahoo has reportedly sued Facebook on Monday, filing a complaint against the social network that it violated 10 of its patents. Yahoo filed its company in the U.S. District Court in San Jose, California. In its complaint, Yahoo described that it innovated several features, such as messaging, news feed generation, social commenting, advertising display, preventing [...]

Google+ Refreshes its Mobile Web Version

Google+ Refreshes its Mobile Web Version

Majority of the Google+ users prefer using mobile web version of the service than opting for Android or iOS apps to make posts on the social network. The mobile web version certainly offers users a smooth and more integrated experience for all of Google’s products. The native apps for Google+ seem to get mobile team [...]

Facebook Makes it Harder to Post from Google Blogger

Facebook Makes it Harder to Post from Google Blogger

If you want to share a post on Facebook from your blog, you might find it hard to do so, in case you are using a Blogger site. The social networking giant has recently introduced a Captcha check, i.e. a dialog box appears whenever you attempt to post from a Blogger that contains a hard-to-read [...]

Tajikistan Authorities Reinstate Access to Facebook

Tajikistan Authorities Reinstate Access to Facebook

Having being blocked for a week or so, Tajik authorities have finally reconsidered its previous decision of terminating access to Facebook in the country and restored access to Facebook again, according AFP reports. Facebook, along with three other websites, were blocked in the country, after authorities directed ISPs to restrict access to these sites. The [...]

Zynga Announces Platform for Non-Facebook Gaming

Zynga Announces Platform for Non-Facebook Gaming

Zynga has emerged as one of the fastest growing social network game developers. The company is located in Sans Francisco, United States. The company is known for developing browser-based games that work both stand-alone and as application widgets on social networking websites, including Facebook, Orkut, Google+ and MySpace. The company is planning to expand its [...]

Facebook Announces Ads That Appear When You Log Out

Facebook Announces Ads That Appear When You Log Out

The social network announced Wednesday that Ads will begin popping up on mobile News Feeds as well as at the time when you log out of the site. It was back in December when Bloomberg announced mobile ads, however, the idea of ads appearing once a user log-out is a new one. Such sort of [...]

Twitter’s Promoted Tweets and Accounts Arrives on Mobile Apps

Twitter’s Promoted Tweets and Accounts Arrives on Mobile Apps

Twitter has reportedly bringing its additional ‘Promoted Products’ to the mobile platform. The Promoted Products is largely a reference to Twitter’s Promoted Accounts and Promoted Tweets. It’s been quite some time that the Promoted Products suite of advertising products – including Promoted Trends, Promoted Tweets (in search and in the timeline), and Promoted Accounts – [...]

Twitter Sells Your Old Tweets

Twitter Sells Your Old Tweets

It has been reported recently that Twitter has sold a good number of old tweets to a marketing firm named DataSift. The firm purchased old tweets from Twitter with a view to analyze them for marketing purposes. According to the Mail Online, DataSift is appeared to be the first company that got access to the [...]

Facebook Partners with Mobile Carriers for Payments

Facebook Partners with Mobile Carriers for Payments

The world’s largest social network Facebook has reportedly signed deals with some top wireless carriers to expedite mobile payments. The social network partners with AT&T, T-Mobile USA and Verizon among others. Consumers will now be able to pay for their Facebook Credits through carrier billing, under the terms of new deal. Chief Technology Officer at [...]

Facebook Eyeing Up to Hire China’s Top Grads

Facebook Eyeing Up to Hire China’s Top Grads

Regardless of the fact that the Chinese government has blocked Facebook in the country, the social networking giant is still looking forward to have China’s top graduate for its workforce. Facebook reportedly consulting China’s top universities with an aim to develop a more diverse and multi-cultured US-based team. According to report from Shanghaiist blog that [...]

Twitter Examining Auto-Translate Feature

Twitter Examining Auto-Translate Feature

The number of Twitter users increasing day in and day out. With such a massive growth, it is natural for a social network to roll out an option that enables users to read tweets beyond their native language. Yes, Twitter is bringing something special for its users all over the world. According to reports, Twitter [...]

YouTube Introduces Non-Profit Simulator

YouTube Introduces Non-Profit Simulator

One of the world’s largest online video sharing communities, YouTube has launched a new way to assist non-profits to better tell their stories on the video platform. YouTube Next Cause, the most recent addition to the Creator program, is in fact a day-long summit going to be held in San Francisco on April 2nd. During [...]

New Twitter’s Rollout Finally Completed

New Twitter’s Rollout Finally Completed

All those readers who are a big time fan of Twitter must be aware of the importance of date December 18th, 2011. Yes, it is the date when Twitter had started rolling out the redesigned version of Twitter to its users. The idea behind a redesign is to offer users a smooth and seamless experience [...]