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Google Will Ask Buzz’s Early Adopters to Confirm Privacy Choices

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Google will soon be asking early Buzz users to re-confirm their decisions to auto-follow people in their contact list and to publish those lists to the world, as a further step in its quest quiet the privacy storm that erupted when Google decided to turn Gmail into a social...
Google Will Ask Buzz’s Early Adopters to Confirm Privacy Choices

Path to pay FTC $800K for collecting childrens' info without consent

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The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced on Friday that social networking application Path has agreed to settle charges that it deceived users by collecting their personal information without consent....
Path to pay FTC $800K for collecting childrens' info without consent

Network Infrastructure Company BTI Systems Raises $10M From Bain Capital And Others

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Enterprise network infrastructure company BTI Systems has raised $10 million in new capital led by Bain Capital Ventures and including existing investors BDC, Covington Capital and GrowthWorks. The company has raised more than $33 million since 2011. BTI Systems’ network infrastructure allows carriers and content providers to capitalize on the...
Network Infrastructure Company BTI Systems Raises $10M From Bain Capital And Others

Why Are So Many Black People On Twitter?

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There are a lot of black people on Twitter. The numbers, taken from the annual report on Twitter by Edison Research, don’t lie. While black people make up about 12% of the general population, they account for 25% of the population of users on Twitter. I always felt like this...
Why Are So Many Black People On Twitter?

US congressmen send letter to Apple inquiring about iOS address book security

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Following a controversy surrounding the iPhone social networking application "Path," two members of the U.S. Congress have sent a letter to Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook seeking answers on the security of user address books and contacts stored on iOS devices....
US congressmen send letter to Apple inquiring about iOS address book security

10 Nations Send Open Letter to Google: Protect Our Privacy

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In a letter addressed to Google CEO Eric Schmidt, the Commissioner of Canada Jennifer Stoddart and the heads of the data protection authorities in France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain and the United Kingdom have expressed their concern about various privacy issues connected to some of...
10 Nations Send Open Letter to Google: Protect Our Privacy

Upcoming Salesforce.com Release Adds Real-time Chat Capabilities

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Salesforce.com, which has placed ample emphasis on its Chatter social networking application, will actually begin providing real-time chat functionality as part......
Upcoming Salesforce.com Release Adds Real-time Chat Capabilities

Upcoming Salesforce.com release adds real-time chat

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Salesforce.com, which has placed ample emphasis on its Chatter social networking application, will actually begin providing real-time chat functionality as part of an imminent upgrade to its family of cloud-based software, according to a company document....
Upcoming Salesforce.com release adds real-time chat

WellTok Raises $2.1M to Build Private, Health-Related Social Networks

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We end up writing about health and fitness a lot on PandoDaily. A growing number of companies are trying to tackle the belly problem, and the trend doesn’t appear to be losing any steam. And who can blame them? Users that rely on a product to stay well and fit...
WellTok Raises $2.1M to Build Private, Health-Related Social Networks

Locating Latest Mobile Craze, Tweetsii Debuts At SXSW

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From Venture Capital Dispatch: The idea for Gypsii came while Dan Harple was commuting the way most people do in Amsterdam - riding a bicycle. Harple, a serial entrepreneur, was looking on his mobile phone for nearby restaurants, but he couldn’t find good results. “I was riding my bike around...
Locating Latest Mobile Craze, Tweetsii Debuts At SXSW

Microsoft acquires business networking application Yammer for $1.2 billion in cash

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After rumors have been flying for the past couple of weeks, the news has just broken that Microsoft is purchasing business networking application Yammer for $1.2 billion in cash, according to CNBC. Yammer has taken on funding of $142 million to date, $85 million being the latest round at a...
Microsoft acquires business networking application Yammer for $1.2 billion in cash

Yoono social dashboard blows past Seesmic, TweetDeck in Facebook fans

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Social networking application Yoono released new versions of both its desktop app — Windows, Mac, Linux — and its Firefox add-on this morning. The company likes to point out that the add-on is downloaded more than the toolbars for social networks StumbleUpon, Facebook and Digg combined, according to the live...
Yoono social dashboard blows past Seesmic, TweetDeck in Facebook fans

Locating Latest Mobile Craze, Tweetsii Debuts At SXSW

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The idea for Gypsii came while Dan Harple was commuting the way most people do in Amsterdam - riding a bicycle. Harple, a serial entrepreneur, was looking on his mobile phone for nearby restaurants, but he couldn’t find good results. “I was riding my bike around searching and I’d get...
Locating Latest Mobile Craze, Tweetsii Debuts At SXSW

Ten Countries Call On Google to Respect Privacy

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A letter sent today from leaders from 10 countries criticized Google's handling of privacy concerns when rolling out new technologies, such as Google Buzz and Google Street View, saying that the company launches new products "without due consideration of privacy and data protection laws and cultural norms." The letter, first...
Ten Countries Call On Google to Respect Privacy

News: Foursquare update brings major redesign

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Foursquare has released an update to its popular location-based social networking application for the iPhone and iPod touch. Sporting a completely redesigned user interface, the update also provides a more efficient checkin process, category support in the “Places” view and a pull-down-to-refresh option. Users can also now view a history...
News: Foursquare update brings major redesign

Microsoft Is A Little Desperate, And Its $1.2 Billion Purchase Of Yammer Proves It, Says Jive's CEO (MSFT, JIVE)

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Microsoft finally announced it acquired Yammer for $1.2 billion today. We couldn't help but notice how frighteningly similar that $1.2 billion number is to the current valuation of Jive, another social networking app for the enterprise — also worth $1.2 billion. Clearly Microsoft was willing to pay a huge premium...
Microsoft Is A Little Desperate, And Its $1.2 Billion Purchase Of Yammer Proves It, Says Jive's CEO (MSFT, JIVE)

Apple may enhance Find My Friends privacy with variable location precision

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Apple has shown interest in enhancing its "Find My Friends" social networking application for iOS by giving users the ability to adjust the precision of their shared location....
Apple may enhance Find My Friends privacy with variable location precision

Foursquare with Cash Rewards? WeReward Wants to Pay you for Check-ins

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New from IZEA, the company that wants to monetize everything from blog posts to tweets, is WeReward, a mobile social networking application that promises to pay you for checking-in to local businesses via your mobile phone. Launching today at TechCrunch Disrupt, the startup already supports 15 million U.S. businesses and...
Foursquare with Cash Rewards? WeReward Wants to Pay you for Check-ins

How Did MySpace Become Number One on Android?

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When MySpace announced earlier this week that they had now established themselves as the number one social networking application on the Android platform and the number three download overall, needless to say, we were a bit shocked. After all, (with no offense to MySpace intended), there are more Facebook users...
How Did MySpace Become Number One on Android?
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