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Facebook Says Growth Of Mobile Users Threatens Its Ad Revenue

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Facebook's IPO filing with the SEC states that the massive growth in users accessing the social network from mobile devices actually poses a risk to its revenue model, which is heavily dependent on advertising. The company warned in its risks section: Growth in use of Facebook through our mobile...
Facebook Says Growth Of Mobile Users Threatens Its Ad Revenue

Facebook adds icons and links to status updates

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The social network is rolling out a new feature that throws an icon and link to any status update having to do with a movie, TV show, or book. These will also show up in user timelines. [Read more]...
Facebook adds icons and links to status updates

RockMelt social browser comes to the iPad, offers up news stories tailored to your interests

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Remember RockMelt The "social web browser"? The name doesn't come up often, especially when we talk about conventional browsers like Firefox, Chrome, IE and Safari. Well, rest assured, the startup is still alive and kicking: after releasing an iPhone app earlier this year, it's introducing an iPad version as...
RockMelt social browser comes to the iPad, offers up news stories tailored to your interests

Whiteboard Friday - SEO-Friendly Real Time Content

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Posted by great scott!Real-time search is all the rage right now, but how can you turn your real-time content into SEO-Friendly material for your sites?  All of those tweets, chats, feebs (that's short for facebook status updates--let's make it happen, people), etc. add up to a lot of content...unique content...
Whiteboard Friday - SEO-Friendly Real Time Content

Hootsuite furthers China push with Renren, China's Facebook, and Traditional Chinese support

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Social media management service Hootsuite has burrowed itself further into China’s unique Internet space after it added support for Renren, commonly known as the country’s Facebook, and Simplified Chinese language. The moves come some six weeks after it took its first step to serve those with interests in China when it...
Hootsuite furthers China push with Renren, China's Facebook, and Traditional Chinese support

11 ways to mine LinkedIn for hidden talent

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If you listen to conventional wisdom, LinkedIn is a vast sea of potential hires, all just waiting to jump onboard your company. The good news: LinkedIn indeed holds deep recruiting potential. The bad news: Rock star candidates won't start banging on your door just because you've whipped together a...
11 ways to mine LinkedIn for hidden talent
Video shows how Hurricane Sandy methodically demolished East Coast web connectivity [video]
Swipp hopes to make your status updates into collective, global knowledge

LinkedIn redesigns its 'Who's Viewed Your Profile' page, expands analytics for Premium members

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LinkedIn is rolling out a new, simplified look for the section of its social network which gives users a comprehensive list of the people who have recently viewed their profile. The layout for users with a ‘free’ account is largely the same, showing a mixture of known colleagues and contacts...
LinkedIn redesigns its 'Who's Viewed Your Profile' page, expands analytics for Premium members

CES: Fixing Your First-World Problems Since 1967

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While hunger, disease and abject poverty devastate the better part of planet earth, here at CES some manufacturers are focused on another plan entire: The little things that get under your skin. That is to say, the quibbles. The “darn its.” The minor annoyances in life. Remember the “One Laptop...
CES: Fixing Your First-World Problems Since 1967

Luluvise shows where your data can end up

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Women-only social network Luluvise lets its members rate the men they've dated – but should they be posting personal sensitive data without the men's permission?Luluvise describes itself as "a social network for women". It's loved by the technology media, racking up plenty of friendly articles since its launch late last...
Luluvise shows where your data can end up

Today's Scuttlebot: Apple Security and Kickstarter Flops

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. Tuesday's selection includes surging interest in online casino games as a result of the Justice Department's new take on online gambling, a look at Facebook's organ donor status updates and Kickstarter projects...
Today's Scuttlebot: Apple Security and Kickstarter Flops

Facebook To Allow Users To Delete Search Activity

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Facebook announced users will soon be able to delete their search activity under their “Activity Log.” The feature is being released over the next couple weeks to all Facebook users. Currently, Facebook users are able to delete other activity, like status updates, under the Activity... Please visit Search Engine Land...
Facebook To Allow Users To Delete Search Activity

Rovi deal gives Facebook data for building out entertainment, video platform

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Facebook today announced a deal with Rovi Corporation to use Rovi Video, a database of information about movies, TV shows and celebrities that can be used to improve search and discovery across its platform. Rovi’s data helps power experiences like on-screen TV guides, iTunes, Flixter, BestBuy.com and many others. Facebook has...
Rovi deal gives Facebook data for building out entertainment, video platform

After Recruiting Founding StubHub CTO, Buzzmob Overhauls Its Social Events App To Help Brands Connect With Fans

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If you’ve been to a live event recently, like a football game or a, you’ve probably noticed that the majority of people around you spent most of their time huddled over their smartphone. It’s true of life now, too, as people now interface with the world through Instagram rather than...
After Recruiting Founding StubHub CTO, Buzzmob Overhauls Its Social Events App To Help Brands Connect With Fans

Voice Blogging Service Bubble Motion Raises $5M From JAFCO

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Bubble Motion, which offers a popular a Twitter-like voice blogging service in India, Japan, and Indonesia, has raised $5 million in new funding from Japan venture firm, JAFCO. Previous backers include SingTel Innov8, Infocomm Investments, Sequoia Capital, Palomar Ventures, and NGC. Bubble Motion’s Bubbly platform is a voice-blogging phone service...
Voice Blogging Service Bubble Motion Raises $5M From JAFCO

Google Buying Wavii After Bidding War With Apple

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Google has bought aggregation and summarization startup Wavii for more than $30 million, winning a bidding war with Apple over the firm. TechCrunch is reporting that Apple wanted to integrate the company with its Siri division. Both Apple and Google were competing for the Seattle-based startup, and Google eventually won....
Google Buying Wavii After Bidding War With Apple

Canada's Competition Bureau sues Bell, Rogers and Telus over alleged misleading advertising

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Allegations of misleading advertising practices among Canada's big phone companies has been a recurring subject for some time now, and it's now been brought to the fore once again in the form of a multi-million dollar lawsuit. The country's Competition Bureau announced today that, after a five-month investigation, it...
Canada's Competition Bureau sues Bell, Rogers and Telus over alleged misleading advertising
Location sharing iOS app Twist officially released; Android version in development

How To Block People From Filling Your Facebook Feed With Annoying Junk

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Here are 10 ways to make sure Farmville, annoying event invitations, and other crap stops getting in your way on Facebook.Problem: A "friend" invades your Newsfeed, and you want him to go away without unfriending him. Solution: Hide 'em. Let's call the annoying "friend" Hank. To shoo Hank from your...
How To Block People From Filling Your Facebook Feed With Annoying Junk
Mobile phones and social networks are turning us into a bunch of whiners

Enterprise social network Yammer announces dashboard analytics for employees

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Yammer, a company that has Twitter-like properties to assist companies to create better communication throughout its ranks, has launched a new dashboard analytics tool which gives employees a deeper look into what’s happening in their network. The tool is supposed to help employers understand who is using the tool and...
Enterprise social network Yammer announces dashboard analytics for employees

Timehop's Next Stop Could Be Your Calendar

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Yesterday, the social media memory app Timehop turned Valentine’s Day into Groundhog Day, when it apparently spammed some users with multiple emails, reminding them several times of what they were up to a year ago yesterday. The start-up quickly fixed the bug, as Betabeat reported, and issued a cheeky apology....
Timehop's Next Stop Could Be Your Calendar

Facebook Claims Using The Site Will Make You Feel Better

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According to a new study completed by the Facebook data team, “the more people use Facebook, the better they feel and those who share and communicate the most with their friends feel even better”. This study was presented as part of the “Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems” in...
Facebook Claims Using The Site Will Make You Feel Better
Palo Alto Networks want its firewall to be worth $175M, files to go public

Your Average Facebook Post Only Reaches 16% Of Your Friends

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You’re not unpopular, it’s just the nature of the news feed. Amongst all the business-related news at FMC, Facebook revealed that the average news feed story from a user profile reaches just 16% of their friends. Your actively shared links, photos, and status updates probably reach much higher than 16%...
Your Average Facebook Post Only Reaches 16% Of Your Friends
Jolicloud expands its simple aggregator for personal clouds
How much is a tweet worth? About 1/10,000 as much as a Yelp review
Facebook Is Testing A New Way To Format Your Profile Page (FB)

Facebook Just Launched A Paywall For Users Who Want To Dominate Your News Feed

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Facebook has rolled out a new product, named "Highlight," that allows users to pay a $2 cash fee if they want their status updates to be more prominent in their friends' news feeds. Here's what the new app looks like: Highlight is being tested in New Zealand, according to Stuff...
Facebook Just Launched A Paywall For Users Who Want To Dominate Your News Feed
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