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Facebook Hits 1 Billion Users! (FB)

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Note from Mark Zuckerberg this morning: This morning, there are more than one billion people using Facebook actively each month. If you're reading this: thank you for giving me and my little team the honor of serving you. Helping a billion people connect is amazing, humbling and by far the...
Facebook Hits 1 Billion Users! (FB)
Apple brags: sells 365 million iOS devices, 140 million iMessage users
Ark’s people search engine banking on Facebook-Google rift

Amazon.com backs WhoSay to help celebs manage Twitter and Facebook posts

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Amazon.com is among the backers participating in a $12 million financing round for WhoSay, an online service that helps musicians, athletes and other celebrities better manage their Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr accounts. Comcast Ventures led the round with existing investors Greylock Partners, Amazon and High Peaks Ventures also participating. Comcast...
Amazon.com backs WhoSay to help celebs manage Twitter and Facebook posts
Netflix stock jumps 20 percent on massive customer streaming numbers

Infographic: The Year In Social Media, A 2012 Recap

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What happened in social media over the past year? In 2012, everything from President Obama holding a Google Hangout to Facebook buying Instagram and going public to the Pope joining Twitter and Psy’s Gangnam Style breaking one billion views on YouTube. The folks at The SEO Company working... Please visit Marketing...
Infographic: The Year In Social Media, A 2012 Recap

Facebook Changes Privacy Settings (FB)

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Facebook has changed its privacy settings once again. And while it sounds like for the most part the changes are for the better, there's one tweak that's going to upset tens of millions of users. Let's tackle the annoying thing first. Facebook is stripping users of the ability to hide...
Facebook Changes Privacy Settings (FB)
4Chan releases API that could have 'huge performance implications'

Reed Hastings Won't Face SEC Penalties For Facebook Post

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And the agency clarified its social media rules in a report issued today. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings escaped enforcement action by the SEC over his Facebook posts detailing information about the company that wasn't reported in the company's public filing, the government agency announced today. Hastings' actions came under...
Reed Hastings Won't Face SEC Penalties For Facebook Post

Seniors Should Be Dialing In On Smartphones

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With one billion smartphones now on our planet, it is amazing that one device can provide such utility to so many different people. The combination of apps on my LG Spectrum let me do things I couldn't do without it. However within my over-sixty demographic, I find myself in a...
Seniors Should Be Dialing In On Smartphones

Automattic Debuts Vetted And Featured Third-Party Services For WordPress.com VIP Sites

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Automattic is announcing a new feature for large-scale sites hosted in WordPress.com VIP SaaS program (TechCrunch is a VIP publisher)—Featured Partners for third-party integrations. Basically, the program allows companies that have integrated their services with the WordPress platform to promote and seamlessly enable their tools for large-scale VIP sites, which...
Automattic Debuts Vetted And Featured Third-Party Services For WordPress.com VIP Sites
iOS App Store serves 25 billion downloads

IDC: Tablet Sales Grew 78.4% YoY In 2012 - Expected To Pass Desktop Sales In 2013, Portable PCs In 2014

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Strong growth in tablet sales is helping to drive overall growth in the global smart connected device market, according to analyst IDC, as the market reshapes itself with mobility at its core. Posting a new report for full year 2012 and projections through to 2017, the analyst notes that market expansion last year...
IDC: Tablet Sales Grew 78.4% YoY In 2012 - Expected To Pass Desktop Sales In 2013, Portable PCs In 2014

3 ways digital media is turning us into 2nd graders

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We are all regressing. And I have proof from an authoritative source: the state of children’s books. The underlying reasons lie in the digital means by which we communicate, forcing increased — and often unreasonable — expectations of speed and brevity, no matter how complicated the concept. My evidence for...
3 ways digital media is turning us into 2nd graders

Apple on pace to sell 1 billion iOS devices by 2015

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The upward trajectory of iOS device sales has Apple on pace to reach one billion sold by late 2014 or early 2015, according to a new analysis....
Apple on pace to sell 1 billion iOS devices by 2015

Startups: Can Anything Take Down the Facebook Juggernaut?

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Illustration: Mister Mourao Sometime in early 2004, as Mark Zuckerberg was furiously coding the first iterations of The Facebook in his Harvard dorm room, the Internet passed what then seemed to be an impressive milestone: 750 million people worldwide had become connected. The exact birthdate of the Internet is difficult...
Startups: Can Anything Take Down the Facebook Juggernaut?

WhatsApp founder says he doesn't want to hurt carriers, much

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Given how much the world has already noticed that instant messaging can be cheaper than SMS, it's surprising to see the founder of WhatsApp trying to persuade carriers that he's actually doing them a favor. In an interview with Reuters, Brian Acton said that his messaging service is "facilitating...
WhatsApp founder says he doesn't want to hurt carriers, much

Facebook passes one billion users

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Social networking site Facebook now has over one billion active monthly users, founder Mark Zuckerberg has announced....
Facebook passes one billion users
Spotify's paid subscriber base grows to five million, one billion playlists created to date
Netflix streamed over one billion hours of video in June

MyHeritage hits 1 billion profiles and announces new features for historical research

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MyHeritage, the family tree maker’s website, has hit one billion profiles. To celebrate that announcement, the site is also releasing some interesting new features for genealogical research. MyHeritage went live in 2005, providing a method for people to input data about their genealogical history to create a family tree. Now...
MyHeritage hits 1 billion profiles and announces new features for historical research

Apple's iTunes U Hits One Billion Downloads

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A new milestone for Apple’s iTunes U, the company’s vast catalog of lectures from colleges and universities around the world. Apple said Thursday that since it debuted in 2007, iTunes U has served up more than one billion downloads. That’s a nice big number (Stanford University alone has seen more...
Apple's iTunes U Hits One Billion Downloads

Facebook asks users to vote on future of voting system, hopes to revise governance policies

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Facebook's proposed policy tweaks are about to have their day in the polls -- not that the social network's users have much of a chance of shooting them down. Facebook's current governance policies allow for a vote on proposed changes when more than 7,000 comments are registered -- but...
Facebook asks users to vote on future of voting system, hopes to revise governance policies

Eric Schmidt: Google now at 1.5 million Android activations per day

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There's a Google exec speaking at a tech conference, and that means one thing: more Android statistics. At Dive Into Mobile today, Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt confirmed that the company is now seeing 1.5 million Android activations per day, which is up from 1.3 million per day last fall...
Eric Schmidt: Google now at 1.5 million Android activations per day

Flash! Inevitable Scheduled to Occur! China Smartphone Market to Become World's Biggest!

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iStockphoto | aluxum China is poised to oust the United States as the world’s top smartphone market as early as this year. The latest figures from International Data Corporation indicate China’s share of the global smartphone market will rise to 20.7 percent, up from 18.2 percent in 2011. And that’s...
Flash! Inevitable Scheduled to Occur! China Smartphone Market to Become World's Biggest!
With 1B queries a day, Zuck says Facebook search is "a big opportunity"

Hacking attempts will pass one billion in Q4 2012, claims information assurance firm

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Hacking attempts across the globe are likely to top one billion in the final quarter of 2012, according to estimations by the NCC Group. The information assurance firm, which works with more than 90 percent of the FTSE 100, identified 981 million hacking attempts worldwide during the third quarter of...
Hacking attempts will pass one billion in Q4 2012, claims information assurance firm

TNW's Daily Dose: Windows 8 on track for October launch, Facebook App Center rolls out further, and more

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Windows 8 will be released to manufacturers next month ahead of a late October launch, Microsoft Office is now on one billion machines worldwide, and Facebook’s App Center rolls out to all English-speaking countries. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday...
TNW's Daily Dose: Windows 8 on track for October launch, Facebook App Center rolls out further, and more

Twitter: 15 Billion Tweets and Counting [PIC]

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Twitter has surpassed 15 billion tweets less than three months after it broke the 10 billion count.The above tweet, sent minutes ago from @EGRK, is the 15 billionth tweet sent on the popular microblogging service. It is yet another milestone for the maturing company.Tweet #15,000,000,000 is also proof that...
Twitter: 15 Billion Tweets and Counting [PIC]

Facebook Enhances Its Suicide Prevention Outreach, Adds Services For Vets And Military Personnel

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Facebook’s role as a social network for close to one billion people can be a weighty responsibility, and today the company took one more step in the kind of social outreach activities that befit a company with that kind of audience. It has formed a new partnership with Blue Star...
Facebook Enhances Its Suicide Prevention Outreach, Adds Services For Vets And Military Personnel
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