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Google Recruits Advertisers To Google+, Promises Greater Returns

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 Social Media Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that collects and delivers the top social media news first thing every morning. You can sign up to receive Social Media Insights here or at the bottom of this post. Google Recruits Advertisers To Google+, Promises Greater Returns (Independent)Google is promising...
Google Recruits Advertisers To Google+, Promises Greater Returns

8 billion photos later, Flickr finally gets a new look

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Following the launch of its new iPhone app, which had gone without an update for almost a year, Yahoo has continued its Flickr revamp by rolling out a revamped design for its Flickr.com website by introducing a new “simplified navigation bar” and an overhauled Explore page. Flickr says the new...
8 billion photos later, Flickr finally gets a new look

Animoto launches "Best in 2012″, a DIY way to create a yearly recap video using Facebook photos

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As we approach the end of 2012, many of us take the time to reflect on what we did over the past 12 months — the highs, the lows, and fun times, and the accomplishments. A lot of that information is shared with friends on Facebook and offers up a...
Animoto launches "Best in 2012″, a DIY way to create a yearly recap video using Facebook photos

Foursquare lets you follow friend anywhere they check in

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Foursquare has always been fun for keeping up on your friends’ whereabouts, but now the location social network is letting people get real-time alerts whenever a particular friend checks into a place anywhere in the world. The new Always On feature setting may prompt some uneasiness for the way it makes...
Foursquare lets you follow friend anywhere they check in

25 Things You Need To Know To Get The Most Out Of Facebook (FB)

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Facebook is a useful tool. The social network helps you to keep up with popular events, share photos, and stay in touch with your friends and family. But it can also be insanely confusing for the Facebook newbie. We put together a bunch of tips and tricks that'll help you...
25 Things You Need To Know To Get The Most Out Of Facebook (FB)

Google opens Web Lab at London's Science Museum, because 'the internet is incredible'

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Still unable to resist its techno-philanthropic urges, Google has just unveiled the Web Lab at the Science Museum in London. Paid for entirely with Google juice and constructed in a basement area that was previously used for storage, the exhibition consists of five experiments that help us to "discover...
Google opens Web Lab at London's Science Museum, because 'the internet is incredible'

HoneyBook is the Prezi of weddings with service aimed at helping share your special day photos

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A couple’s wedding day is perhaps one of the most important days of anyone’s life, and finding ways to share that happy occasion with as many friends and family members as one has is really important. Presentation and design are really important and need to stand out. HoneyBook, an UpWest...
HoneyBook is the Prezi of weddings with service aimed at helping share your special day photos

Popular video sharing app Viddy officially hits Facebook’s Timeline

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Facebook is hanging out at SXSW today and showing off some of its new Open Graph partners at its office in Austin. One of them is Viddy, which we referred to as the “Instagram for video” when it launched in April last year. With over 1.6M monthly active users, the...
Popular video sharing app Viddy officially hits Facebook’s Timeline
Yahoo Acquires Startup OnTheAir (YHOO)

Sony updates Tablet S to Android 4.0.3 in the US

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Sony has issued an update for its older Tablet S, not the newer Xperia Tablet S, that includes Android 4.0.3 as well as a number of other changes. Released on Thursday, the update brings new features, including a Guest Mode that easily lets owners share the device with friends and...
Sony updates Tablet S to Android 4.0.3 in the US

Microsoft's Windows 8 event webcast: What we need to see and hear

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If you're looking for a way to describe Windows 8 to your less tech-literate friends and family, you might direct them to Microsoft's website Thursday morning, 11:15 am Eastern time. The company will be webcasting the first hour of a nearly day-long event celebrating--and hopefully explaining--its new operating system...
Microsoft's Windows 8 event webcast: What we need to see and hear

Skype For Windows Now Features “Conversation Ads”

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Skype just announced that it will now begin to show some of its users ads during 1:1 audio calls. These so-called “conversation ads” will only appear for users who don’t have Skype credit or a subscription and, for the time being, these ads will only appear on Skype for Windows,...
Skype For Windows Now Features “Conversation Ads”

Google Shopping spiffs up ahead of the holidays with Shortlists and 360-degree views

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Google is getting ready for the holiday season by adding a bevy of features to it premier shopping products. The company's web-based Shopping search tool has received a number of tweaks, including reviews from friends and discount tracking. The most visually arresting change is certainly the addition of 360-degree...
Google Shopping spiffs up ahead of the holidays with Shortlists and 360-degree views
Hey pervs, Snapchat's self-destructing messages now on Android

Telly announces My Telly, delivers videos based on user's social graph

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Social video network Telly today announced its latest update to its service, My Telly, a new approach for users to discover video. My Telly surfaces videos based on a user’s social graph by looking at what their group of friends and family are watching, commenting on, liking or posting on...
Telly announces My Telly, delivers videos based on user's social graph

100 million smartphone owners in China getting free VoIP through messaging app Weixin

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If you're in China and use a free chat app called Weixin on Android or iOS, you're about to get no-charge VoIP as well thanks to an imminent update. The company is set to join the likes of Skype, Viber and Korea's Kakao Talk in providing free cellphone calls...
100 million smartphone owners in China getting free VoIP through messaging app Weixin

Buy Me a Pie lets you create, share and manage grocery lists with friends and family

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We’ve all been there: “Honey, I’m going to the supermarket for a few groceries, want me to pick anything up for you?” A question that starts off with the best of intentions, but typically ends up with a scribbled shopping list the length of your arm. However, to coin a...
Buy Me a Pie lets you create, share and manage grocery lists with friends and family

Kouziro crafts wired-only, 21.5-inch Android 4.0 mega tablet, makes us think it's compensating for something

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We're wondering if Kouziro saw the ASUS Transformer AIO and developed a little Freudian envy. That would certainly help explain the company's FT103 tablet, which at 21.5 inches is one of the biggest devices running Android 4.0 without veering into full-size TV territory. If you're having sudden flashbacks to...
Kouziro crafts wired-only, 21.5-inch Android 4.0 mega tablet, makes us think it's compensating for something
Google Search Insights Can Help Motivate You To Increase Your Charitable Giving

Share as you upload: Cloudup simplifies sending files on web and mobile

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Dropbox and Google Drive work quite well for sharing files with friends and family, but a whole other genre of apps exist for people who need to share files even faster. CloudApp and Droplr are two notable entries, which let you share files by dragging them into a menu...
Share as you upload: Cloudup simplifies sending files on web and mobile

Treat Yo'self: For Just a $47,000 Hotel Reservation, You Too Can Get a 'Social Media Butler' to Tweet for You

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(Photo: Madisonhoteldc.com) Wondering where to dump that stray $50k you have lying around so that you can spend the presidential inauguration swagging out in some palatial, gold-plated estate? Look no further than D.C.’s Madison Hotel, which is offering an elite “Inaugural Town and Country” package to visitors of the capital...
Treat Yo'self: For Just a $47,000 Hotel Reservation, You Too Can Get a 'Social Media Butler' to Tweet for You

Vapps Alums Raise $1.5 Million for OneTok, an App Platform With Siri Integration

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Thanks to Siri, you can talk to your phone. With OneTok, you’ll be able to talk to your apps. OneTok, a stealth mode platform created by the founders of Vapps, will allow app developers to integrate Apple’s Siri voice recognition software into their offerings. The New-York based company has raised...
Vapps Alums Raise $1.5 Million for OneTok, an App Platform With Siri Integration

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Will Give His First On-Stage Interview Since The IPO At Disrupt SF

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The whole world wants to know what’s on Mark Zuckerberg’s mind, and we’re going to find out. The Facebook CEO has agreed to his first interview on stage since his company’s IPO, and it’s happening at TechCrunch Disrupt next week. While once Zuckerberg’s dorm-room project, Facebook has transformed into a...
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Will Give His First On-Stage Interview Since The IPO At Disrupt SF

Ahead of Wii U Launch, Nintendo Shows "How U Will Play Next"

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Nintendo has finally kicked off the Wii U advertising campaign, just days before its new console hits store shelves — and still, most of its marketing efforts are centralized on social media channels. The company’s new commercial, which is available on Facebook and YouTube, shows off “How U Will Play...
Ahead of Wii U Launch, Nintendo Shows "How U Will Play Next"

AT&T Adds Pantech Renue for the Eco-Conscious Texter

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AT&T’s latest quick-messaging phone will help you keep in touch with friends and family and help reduce your carbon footprint. Available now for $69.99 with a two-year contract and after a $50 mail-in rebate, the Pantech Renue features a design built from 67 percent recyclable material and comes in packaging...
AT&T Adds Pantech Renue for the Eco-Conscious Texter
Facebook Is Home To 83 Million 'Undesirables'

Givit for iPhone and iPad

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I happen to think my daughter is the most wonderful kid on the planet. Total strangers, however, may not agree. And instead of courting their dissent by posting videos of my child doing delightful things, I turn to a more private way of sharing videos with friends and family....
Givit for iPhone and iPad
Tumblr launches Photoset app for iOS, a standalone photo sharing platform
The Top Five TV-Related Activities On Social Media

Amazon Cloud Drive adds new sharing features, desktop app for Mac

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Today Amazon announced some new features that its adding to its Cloud Drive service. US users are getting the ability to easily share files with friends and family, as well as a new desktop app for Mac that’s available for users in both the US and Europe. Both of these...
Amazon Cloud Drive adds new sharing features, desktop app for Mac
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