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Facebook reveals new Social Graph data

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Facebook engineers discuss the development processes behind LinkBench and how it's being used at the world's largest social network. [Read more]...
Facebook reveals new Social Graph data
Facebook cuts off friend data from 'competing' startup Voxer

With TAO, Facebook shatters data into shards

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Facebook's engineering team outlines the design of "The Associations and Objects," the social network's graph data store. [Read more]...
With TAO, Facebook shatters data into shards

Twitter blocks Instagram from "find friends" feature through API

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Instagram may have grown to have more than 80 million users, but it doesn’t mean the company is immune from Twitter’s API scorn. Users who download the new update to Instagram today will find that they can no longer find fellow Twitter users on the service, an interesting development as...
Twitter blocks Instagram from "find friends" feature through API
Nara gets $3M more to organize and personalize the Web just for you
Twitter Continues on Its Whirlwind Tour of Alienating Everyone

You Can Now Buy Ads On Facebook Using Google's Search Data (FB)

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Facebook just allowed search retargeting firm Chango into its ad exchange, which means that advertisers can now use Chango's trove of search data -- including info it's collected from Google users -- to target Facebook users with ads. It's a significant move for Facebook. Previously, advertisers could target Facebook users...
You Can Now Buy Ads On Facebook Using Google's Search Data (FB)
TheDatable Launches To Help You Discover The Singles In Your Social Graph
Twitter doesn't want to share friends with Tumblr

Facebook suggests upcoming events and recently released albums in News Feed

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Some Facebook users are seeing stories about upcoming events and recently released albums in their News Feeds, we’ve found. The new stories are similar to the “upcoming concerts” module that some users began to see last month. Now, Facebook is suggesting some non-music events, as well, based on their location,...
Facebook suggests upcoming events and recently released albums in News Feed
Top 30 tech investors on Twitter, ranked by influence

With Facebook Acquisition Looming, Twitter Tightens Instagram API Access

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Instagram users can no longer access the app’s “Find Friends on Twitter” feature, a result from a change in Twitter’s API restrictions for the photo-sharing application. While Instagram users can still tweet their photos out to their Twitter streams, they can no longer use the feature to add those they...
With Facebook Acquisition Looming, Twitter Tightens Instagram API Access

FanAppz expands social CRM functionality, offers more insights about brand audience

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Social marketing software company FanAppz today launches a version of its platform with an emphasis on helping businesses understand the audience that engages with their apps and putting those insights to use in other channels. The Personalized Marketing Platform builds upon the social CRM functionality that FanAppz introduced earlier this...
FanAppz expands social CRM functionality, offers more insights about brand audience

Recent articles module helps Facebook users discover stories about topics they're interested in

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Some Facebook users are seeing a new “recent articles” module that highlights news stories related to a page that a user has Liked. A Facebook spokesperson tells us, “This unit is a test of a new kind of News Feed story that makes it easier to find content that you...
Recent articles module helps Facebook users discover stories about topics they're interested in

The Web is No Longer Open

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“So it can benefit everyone.” That’s what a Google employee said today as he tried to explain Google’s recent push to have websites use the ‘rel=”me”‘ meta HTML tags to identify pages a user owns on the web.  It’s not a bad strategy – index the entire web, know every...
The Web is No Longer Open
Hot messaging app MessageMe already has over 1M users, nabs $1.9M in funding

Twitter is letting all of us down by turning a cold shoulder on other services, and I'm baffled by it

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We understand that there’s great value associated with Twitter’s follow graph data, and we can confirm that it is no longer available within Instagram. I haven’t been a tech journalist for that long, but I’ve worked at startups before. I’ve never seen, nor written, a colder statement than the one...
Twitter is letting all of us down by turning a cold shoulder on other services, and I'm baffled by it

With $360K From Fred Destin At Atlas And More, Timbre Takes Its Local Music Discovery App Global

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Timbre launched last September as a bootstrapped mobile iOS app to help people discover and share live music recommendations in their vicinity. The simple-but-engaging user interface and service proved to be a hit, and within two months, with no spend on media or marketing, it saw more than 100,000 downloads....
With $360K From Fred Destin At Atlas And More, Timbre Takes Its Local Music Discovery App Global

What Buzz Needs to Make a “Sting” in Facebook

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There’s a new Buzzword in town that’s “Buzz” lately and as I mentioned earlier, some are already calling things “dead” because of it.  Most of this is due to the size of Google, the masses it can reach, and the overall usefulness of the service.  Personally, I think all the...
What Buzz Needs to Make a “Sting” in Facebook

Airtime: I Probably Won’t Use It, But Here’s Why Millions of Others Will

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If you happened to be off the grid last week, a new video chat startup called Airtime launched, courtesy of two of my favorite “Sean/Shawns” – Parker and Fanning. I decided to leave an Airtime video message for Parker instead of shooting over the usually obligatory “congrats on the...
Airtime: I Probably Won’t Use It, But Here’s Why Millions of Others Will

We Already Have An Open Standard For Likes

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Shared by Jesse Stay FTR, Facebook does support ActivityStreams (as Rob said). There is a lot of talk about “Open” due to Facebook’s OpenGraph announcement and their new “like anything” concept. Many people have been complaining about these announcements mainly because of the way that Facebook talks about these ideas....
We Already Have An Open Standard For Likes

Twitter Drops Other Shoe, Which You All Saw Coming, Right?

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Way back in the spring of 2010, when Twitter was constantly under siege for “not having a business model,” I co-hosted “Chirp,” Twitter’s first (and I think only) developer conference. This was just two and half years ago, but it seems like a decade. But it was at that conference,...
Twitter Drops Other Shoe, Which You All Saw Coming, Right?

Chicisimo's Social Fashion Graph: Data is always in style

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Spain-based Chicisimo has managed to establish itself as a go-to destination for street style inspiration, building a vibrant community for fashionistas to share their looks and tag their closet, opening them up to the world. Brands like Zara and H&M have joined Chicisimo, showcasing looks that feature their designs and...
Chicisimo's Social Fashion Graph: Data is always in style
"In the Studio," GraphScience's Raymond Rouf Turns Facebook Graph Data into Dollars

Kreditech, The Big Data-Driven Credit Scoring Service, Raises Further $4M From Blumberg Capital, Others

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Explicitly or implicitly, users are generating an insurmountable amount of data online, hence the plethora of startups touting their BIG DATA credentials by building applications or services that create utility out of these mass data points. Kreditech, which describes itself as a ‘Scoring as a Service’, is one such startup, with technology...
Kreditech, The Big Data-Driven Credit Scoring Service, Raises Further $4M From Blumberg Capital, Others
Twitter's greatest gamble is a bet on its own competence

Tumblr’s New Facebook Timeline Sharing Will Nab More Traffic For Publishers

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When you publish on Tumblr, you can now auto-share your post to the Facebook News Feed and feature it prominently on your Timeline. More Facebook referral traffic will be the result of these improvements as well as Ticker and Timeline sharing of your Likes and replies that were announced today....
Tumblr’s New Facebook Timeline Sharing Will Nab More Traffic For Publishers
Tumblr 'Truly Disappointed' That Twitter Revoked Its Friend-Finding Privileges

Microsoft: Facebook's Graph Search is a "unified search experience" with Bing technology

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From Microsoft’s lips, Graph Search is Bing’s new best friend. Moments ago Facebook announced a new search tool, immediately sparking speculation that Bing was on the way out of the social giant. For now, that is not the case. Bing remains integrated into the core Facebook search experience, essentially providing it with breadth:...
Microsoft: Facebook's Graph Search is a "unified search experience" with Bing technology

Tumblr becomes next property after Instagram to have Twitter friend-finding privileges revoked

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The enormous midi-blogging platform Tumblr has become the next property after Instagram to have its friend-finding privileges revoked. The option to find people that you know using Twitter has been removed from the site after its axing was predicted by Matt Buchanan in an article on Buzzfeed earlier today. The sign-up procedure...
Tumblr becomes next property after Instagram to have Twitter friend-finding privileges revoked
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