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Google now lets users merge Google+ accounts with Takeout

Bigger profile images come to Facebook, just days after Google+ did the same

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Over the course of the last week, Facebook has started to roll out a small improvement to Facebook profiles, increasing the size of a user’s profile picture on their Timeline, a move that comes just days after Google updated Google+ profiles to sport a larger photo. Previously, a Timeline photo...
Bigger profile images come to Facebook, just days after Google+ did the same

Should Google+ Communities Be Part Of Your Social Media Strategy?

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Facebook has profiles, pages and groups. Google+ has profiles and pages. Wait, something is missing at Google+! Or, I should say it was missing. Over the last couple years, we have watched while Google+ systematically built Facebook-like features into its social media site, and to Google’s... Please visit Marketing Land...
Should Google+ Communities Be Part Of Your Social Media Strategy?

Marketing Day: June 5, 2013

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Here’s our daily recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. From Marketing Land: YouTube’s New One Channel Design Now Live For All Publishers All video publishers with YouTube profiles have now been converted to the... Please visit Marketing...
Marketing Day: June 5, 2013

Visit kiva.org/free To Microlend $1 Million of Reid Hoffman’s Money

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Today you can help someone escape poverty by trying out microlending platform Kiva, and it won’t cost you a dime. Go to kiva.org/free where Reid Hoffman has put up $1 million of his money to let 40,000 people give $25 microloans to help those in need start farms and general...
Visit kiva.org/free To Microlend $1 Million of Reid Hoffman’s Money

On Facebook, users can no longer hide from search results

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In the wake of its “graph search” announcement, Facebook removed the ability for users to opt out of appearing in search results on the site, as noted by Quartz. Because graph search relies on the content of profiles to fuel its results, the move will allow more comprehensive returns...
On Facebook, users can no longer hide from search results

Facebook adds new emotion selection tool, making it easier to converse

www.engadget.com
See that? That's a new feature on Facebook's status box, which has started to roll out this morning after earlier testing in January. It's also covering up a pretty depressing note from a friend underneath, who would've undoubtedly selected "sad" if he were to have recognized said feature before...
Facebook adds new emotion selection tool, making it easier to converse

Nowhere to hide: Advertisers can now stalk you across multiple devices

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Advertisers want to compile as much information about you as possible. Tracking where you go, what you click, and how you search is literally their business. They use that data to target ads directly to you, and feed relevant data to their partners. With the increasing use of tablets and...
Nowhere to hide: Advertisers can now stalk you across multiple devices

Klout releases iPhone app for the influence-obsessed

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Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kk/Klout to go Influence-tracking startup Klout is making its scores accessible to members on mobile for the first time with the release of an iPhone application. Klout for iPhone, released Wednesday, is an app for the influence tracking-obsessed minimalist who needs to know her score at all times. Klout...
Klout releases iPhone app for the influence-obsessed

Fortune Gives Facebook the Apple Treatment

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Last year Fortune magazine was so proud of an Apple cover story that it made it hard for people to read: The magazine kept the piece off the Web, and only made it available to subscribers, via the print edition and an iPad app, or to people who bought the...
Fortune Gives Facebook the Apple Treatment

Yelp Offers Local Businesses New "Revenue Estimate" Tool

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Today must be the day of ROI calculators. Google just introduced one for mobile and Yelp, last night, debuted its “revenue estimator” for small businesses. The tool is free to all businesses that have claimed their Yelp profiles. The Yelp revenue estimator is the same for advertisers... Please visit Marketing Land...
Yelp Offers Local Businesses New "Revenue Estimate" Tool
Foursquare Spreads Out A Bit: Now Lets You Mention Friends On Facebook Who Don't Use The Service

The Story Of Adku, And Why Andrew Mason Isn't The Problem at Groupon

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In February of this year, Groupon acquired Adku, an e-commerce data targeting startup staffed with a whip-smart technical team. It was one of a series of acqui-hire deals Groupon executed as part of its strategy to staff up its Silicon Valley office with the most data-savvy engineers money can buy....
The Story Of Adku, And Why Andrew Mason Isn't The Problem at Groupon

Only 170 Million Of Twitter's 500 Million Accounts Seem To Be Active

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Semiocast, a European analytics company, says its data on Twitter shows only 170 million of Twitter's 500 million+ accounts are active. That's about 27%, and the 500 million number includes a lot of spam bots. The US isn't the leader in active Twitter. According to Semiocast, 33% of active Twitter...
Only 170 Million Of Twitter's 500 Million Accounts Seem To Be Active

Wall Street Analysts Keep Writing Passionate Love Letters To LinkedIn (LNKD)

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LinkedIn will report its Q3 earnings tomorrow after the market closes. Wall Street analyst are downright giddy, and their latest research reports on LinkedIn read like love letters. "We have little reason to expect anything but continued strong operating momentum," says Canaccord Genuity analyst Michael Graham. XOXO, right? JP Morgan's Douglas...
Wall Street Analysts Keep Writing Passionate Love Letters To LinkedIn (LNKD)
Twtrland: A Social Analytics Tool And Simple Way To Discover New People In The Twitterverse

Incredible: Google I/O 2012 tickets sell out in less than 30 minutes

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We knew that Google I/O was going to be popular, but we didn’t expect demand to be so huge that tickets would sell out in a matter of minutes. That’s what happened at 7am PDT, when Google pushed live the registration page for Google I/O tickets. Requiring visitors to sign...
Incredible: Google I/O 2012 tickets sell out in less than 30 minutes

Facebook admits it is powerless to stop young users setting up profiles

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Director of policy for UK and Ireland admits company 'has not got a mechanism for eradicating problem' of underage usersFacebook has admitted that there is almost nothing it can do to stop young users setting up profiles and potentially being exposed to explicit content, online bullying and grooming.The world's biggest...
Facebook admits it is powerless to stop young users setting up profiles

Twitter To Sunset the @Anywhere Platform, Official Shutdown Date Is December 6th, 2012

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Now that Twitter has introduced all of these fancy new things via its latest API, it’s time to get rid of some of the legacy stuff. One of the legacy items is a platform called @Anywhere, which was introduced by the company in 2010. In a post on the Twitter...
Twitter To Sunset the @Anywhere Platform, Official Shutdown Date Is December 6th, 2012
Why your Facebook Page has fewer likes

Sources add color to Apple Orlando design center claims

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The former AMD people Apple has hired for its Orlando Design Center were actively targeted for recruitment, and primarily through their LinkedIn profiles, MacRumors sources say. Apple reportedly discovered that many of AMD's 3D graphics patents were issued from Orlando offices, and hence concentrated hiring efforts on the city. AMD...
Sources add color to Apple Orlando design center claims

Suicide Girls founder launches mobile-first dating app Let's Date in the US, backed by Science Inc.

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Last October, Los Angles-based Science Inc. launched its newest company, Let’s Date, a service focused on being your social dating identity. Founded by Sean Suhl, Steve Simitzis, and Courtney Riot, the people behind the alternative community Suicide Girls, Let’s Date sets out to be the first entirely mobile dating product...
Suicide Girls founder launches mobile-first dating app Let's Date in the US, backed by Science Inc.

Iris delivers the beautiful Instagram experience that the iPad deserves

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I’ve tried a dozen different apps that allow you to browse Instagram on the iPad, and some of them have been very decent attempts. Iris, however, is on another level entirely. Built from the ground up to faithfully translate the Instagram experience, the app is absolutely made with care. A...
Iris delivers the beautiful Instagram experience that the iPad deserves

After Processing 50M Events, Smart Calendar App Tempo Launches In Canada

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Tempo, the smart calendar startup that spun out of Siri birthplace SRI International, is beginning its international expansion today by launching in Canada. The app tries to enhance the events in your calendar with additional information based on the type of event. It can show you relevant documents, social network...
After Processing 50M Events, Smart Calendar App Tempo Launches In Canada

Twitter for Android updated with profile header photos, pinch-to-zoom, & photo streams

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Twitter for Android is getting a nice little update today that brings a few new features. The updated app includes new profiles with header photos, photo streams through Events and Profiles, and Pinch-to-zoom on photos. Other features include improved search suggestions, and other enhancements and fixes. Twitter explained two...
Twitter for Android updated with profile header photos, pinch-to-zoom, & photo streams

Google integrates Google+ profiles into its company jobs board, adding one-click applications and more

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Google has updated its company jobs board with support for Google+ profiles, allowing users to see more relevant search results, star jobs they want to return to later on and receive curated email updates. The changes, spotted by Google Plus Daily, hints at a larger push from Google into job...
Google integrates Google+ profiles into its company jobs board, adding one-click applications and more

Google+ update for iOS adds photo enhancements, standalone Hangouts app

www.engadget.com
An update for Google+ has just begin rolling out to iOS users, bringing with it a host of image-centric improvements. The version bump grants iPhone and iPad users of Google's social network more control over the quality of photos in their stream with an Auto Backup, Highlight, Awesome and...
Google+ update for iOS adds photo enhancements, standalone Hangouts app

Endorsements, LinkedIn's Answer To Klout, Passes 1B Recommendations And Builds Up A New Data Set

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Endorsements, a lightweight way for people on LinkedIn to recommend each other’s skills, has picked up some significant traction in its first five months of life. Today, LinkedIn is announcing that Endorsements has passed the 1 billion milestone — with 58 million members getting recognition on their profiles for different...
Endorsements, LinkedIn's Answer To Klout, Passes 1B Recommendations And Builds Up A New Data Set

World's Biggest Douchebag Needs a 'Pretty, Thin' Girl to Favorite People on OKCupid for Him

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(Photo: Futurity.org) If you’re a “successful entrepreneur” whose ego is wildly mismatched with his actual value to the human race, you probably just don’t have time to comb through online dating profiles with the hopes of landing Ms. Right. And since you’ve made your bread and butter in Bubble 2.0,...
World's Biggest Douchebag Needs a 'Pretty, Thin' Girl to Favorite People on OKCupid for Him
Romney back on top this week on Inside Facebook’s Election Tracker
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