Category: Social Networks

Some Users Getting $4 in Extra Credits from Facebook

Some Users Getting $4 in Extra Credits from Facebook

The world’s largest social network on its blog post announced that Facebook users with a certain set of criteria could get up to $4 in extra Facebook credits for each dollar they spend. However, the deal is restricted to special promotions and is not there for all users. You can opt for two ways to [...]

Iran Reportedly Blocking SSL Websites

Iran Reportedly Blocking SSL Websites

Iran, once again stepping up its efforts to block websites, as the Internet users reporting error messages in the country, when trying to access major websites on the eve of revolution anniversary. The Washington Post reports, among the major sites blocked, include Google, Google Reader and Facebook. A good number of Iranian users believe that [...]

Coca-Cola to Host Google+ Hangout Next Week

Coca-Cola to Host Google+ Hangout Next Week

In an attempt to get a vote of confidence from Corporate America for Google+, Coca-Cola is aiming to launch a Hangout on the network next week. The Hangout is scheduled for February 16 at 2 p.m. EST. The hangout will feature company’s archivists Ted Ryan and Jamal Booker who will take questions from the Coca-Cola [...]

Twitter Takes to Satellite for SMS Access

Twitter Takes to Satellite for SMS Access

An announcement came out of Twitter’s camp earlier today suggesting that the company has partnered with two satellite providers to expand its SMS service to wider group of audience across the world. This is certainly a very big move from Twitter as this draw more traffic particularly during a time of crisis. When we look [...]

Zuckerberg Getting $500,000 Salary with 45% Bonus

Zuckerberg Getting $500,000 Salary with 45% Bonus

According to the new IPO information submitted by the social networking giant, founder and CEO, Zuckerberg would be eligible for half a million dollars in salary this year, while he is also  qualified for at least two bonuses up to the value of 45% of this base salary, reports The Sydney Morning Herald. Furthermore, all [...]

LinkedIn Reportedly Purchasing Small Email Startup Rapportive

LinkedIn Reportedly Purchasing Small Email Startup Rapportive

LinkedIn reportedly acquiring a Gmail add-on, Rapportive that displays social data regarding contacts as you email them. All Things D reports, while citing sources familiar with the situation that the professional network proposed Rapportive ‘low teen’ cash worth in millions of dollars and the deal is still open. We tried to approach CEO of Rapprotive, [...]

Myspace Looking at Staff Layoffs

Myspace Looking at Staff Layoffs

According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, Myspace is preparing to unveil a major round of layoffs as soon as this month in its latest restructuring process.

Goldman Sachs, Digital Sky Technologies Invest in Facebook

According to a report in the New York Times, information are doing the rounds that Facebook has raised $500 million from Goldman Sachs and Russian Internet investment group, Digital Sky Technologies in a deal now valuing Facebook at more than $50 Billion.

Facebook the Most Visited Website in the US for 2010 – Beating Google

FaceBook.com became the first website surpassing Google.com as the most visited website in the United States for most of 2010.

44% of all Online Sharing Happens on Facebook

According to a trend analysis report from AddThis, a number of 44% of all online sharing happens on Facebook.com. The statistics revealed that last year, a number of 33% of all online sharing happened on Facebook, which is an indication of its continued steamrolling growth.

SEC Looking Into Trades of Private Shares

According to a report in the New York Times, the US Securities and Exchange Commission is said to be looking into the booming trade in privately held shares of popular social networking services, such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Zynga.

Man Arrested After Mocking Former Malaysian King on Facebook

Malaysian police confirmed today that they have arrested a man, and plans to charge him with sedition, for creating a Facebook page, which was aimed at mocking the country’s former king.

Facebook Grows Exponentially

In a recent report by securities firm, Nyppex, it was mentioned that Facebook will end its year on a very high note. According to the report it was found that the social networking site’s value has increased by 56% in the last 6 months, and is now worth more than big companies such as eBay.com and Yahoo.com.

Textual Ads Brings SMS Marketing to Facebook Fans

Textual Ads Brings SMS Marketing to Facebook Fans

Today, business industries are showing special interest on setting up Facebook fan pages. Actually Facebook fan pages are acts as social home page on Facebook. With the help of Facebook fan pages directly they can interact with the customers. Really it is the best option to find new customers. With the help of Facebook fan [...]

Two New Features for Security in Facebook Are Out

Two New Features for Security in Facebook Are Out

Recently Facebook has faced troubles regarding the user’s privacy, while using the Facebook. To come out of this new amendments are made by Facebook to constrain the security rules by introducing two newly made features to increase the security of user’s information and their accounts on Facebook. These new features include remote logout and one-time [...]

MySpace Undergoes a Fresh Revamp Attempt

MySpace Undergoes a Fresh Revamp Attempt

Once the social giant, MySpace has lost it to the likes of Facebook and Twitter. With decline of about 20% in the traffic and a loss of $100 million a year, the story definitely looks dismal for MySpace. News Corp. paid close to $600 million to acquire MySpace in 2005. MySpace underwent a fresh revamp [...]