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Who Uses Social Media More, Men or Women?

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Men are more positively inclined towards social media activities and use social networking sites more than women, according to what Liberty Mutual called a “comprehensive national survey” of online behavior it released yesterday. This is somewhat surprising, since it’s the exact opposite of what other surveys have found, including...
Who Uses Social Media More, Men or Women?

Does Facebook Really Want a Semantic Web?

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Shared by Jesse Stay This is completely incorrect - fb:app_id, fb:page_id, and fb:admins are all part of the spec - see:http://developers.facebook.com/docs/opengraphunder "Getting Started".My guess is that the fb_app_id is either an alias, or a bug in the code of that website itself. No one is getting special treatment here. That...
Does Facebook Really Want a Semantic Web?

Top 10 Windows 8 Features #2: The Microsoft Account

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"Logging onto" Windows is something a great many users don't do. Let's face it, do we log onto our phones?  If we're okay with our phones pretending they're us while they move around, why would we need to be protective about devices that mostly stay in one place?  This is...
Top 10 Windows 8 Features #2: The Microsoft Account

CloudCourse: An Enterprise Application in the Cloud

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At Google we have experts on everything from Python to penguins. However, connecting our expert teachers to eager students around the globe can be a complicated business. To that end, we are excited to release our new internal learning platform, CloudCourse under an open source license. Built entirely on App...
CloudCourse: An Enterprise Application in the Cloud

Optimal and 4 more new partners join Facebook ad exchange program

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Facebook has added five more real-time bidding partners to its exchange program, according to AdExchanger. Optimal, RocketFuel, Nang, Criteo and X+1 are now among 14 companies approved to run retargeting ads on Facebook after users visit external websites marked with cookies. The exchange, also known as FBX, has generated a lot...
Optimal and 4 more new partners join Facebook ad exchange program

Clothes Horse is blazing the trail for the future of clothing that fits

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Online shopping is wildly convenient if you’re tight on time or live out in the boonies, miles from a mall. But often with convenience, comes compromise – on both quality and fit because it’s hard to tell from a picture, especially of a supermodel, what the clothes really look like...
Clothes Horse is blazing the trail for the future of clothing that fits

Gender targeting for Promoted Products now available

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We’ve frequently heard from marketers that you’d like to be able to target your Promoted Products campaigns by gender. It’s a tough feature for us to pull off since we don’t ask people to share their gender on Twitter, and some people don’t identify themselves by gender anyway. Further, we’re...
Gender targeting for Promoted Products now available

Twitter for iPhone updated with enhancements to search and notifications

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Twitter just announced on its blog that its iPhone client will be getting an update today with enhancements made to “discover, search and notifications”. The update doesn’t appear to be live yet, but it will be available here when it is. Included in the update is new “Activity” section within...
Twitter for iPhone updated with enhancements to search and notifications

TweetDeck for Web gets cleaner user profiles, improved hashtags, mentions and filtering

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TweetDeck is one of our favourite Twitter clients here at The Next Web and now the service, which Twitter itself bought for over $40 million in 2011, has made a series of nifty little improvements to the Web-based version. Effective immediately, the updates now mean users of Web client will see...
TweetDeck for Web gets cleaner user profiles, improved hashtags, mentions and filtering

Google Aims At Facebook Timeline, Lets Google+ Import All Your Past Social Media Updates

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News updates all day from Fast Company.Google has revealed to VentureBeat that its upcoming Google+ APIs will allow the company's social network to do something unusual: It will be able to soak in all your previous social media updates from other services. Called the History API, the system will import...
Google Aims At Facebook Timeline, Lets Google+ Import All Your Past Social Media Updates
Janrain's new registration management tools can hack the "getting to know you" game

We Are All Twitter Developers Now

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Everyone in Silicon Valley is talking about Twitter's new rules for developers.  Here's the thing: Pretty much everyone in tech or media is a Twitter developer these days.  Almost everyone's website or mobile app has some level of integration with Twitter, whether it's a button to tweet a story or a link from...
We Are All Twitter Developers Now

Latest Chrome for Mac crashes w/ activeCollab. Need to disable visual editor (TinyMCE) in your aC user profile http://bit.ly/dAl0c0 Grrr...

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Latest Chrome for Mac crashes w/ activeCollab. Need to disable visual editor (TinyMCE) in your aC user profile http://bit.ly/dAl0c0 Grrr...

VC Dave McClure: The Food Tech Market Opportunity Is Huge

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Even though VC Dave McClure doesn't have any grand predictions for 2013 and thinks "most predictions are crap," he does have one thing to say: "menus suck." In a recent post on McClure's blog, 500hats, he writes about how the market opportunity for food tech is huge. "Everyone eats, 1-3x...
VC Dave McClure: The Food Tech Market Opportunity Is Huge

Hyundai wants your NFC-enabled smartphone to be your car keys

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As we’ve pointed out, NFC isn’t just about payments and Hyundai is showing how it might be used to replace your next set of car keys. The auto maker is testing a new prototype of its Connectivity Concept, which allows users to access their car and interact with it using NFC-enabled...
Hyundai wants your NFC-enabled smartphone to be your car keys

Tripl launches beautiful travel summaries to help you keep track of your friends' journeys

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When you return from a trip, wouldn’t it be nice to compile a neat summary of what you did while you were away to share with others? Tripl is launching a new service today that does that in style. Founded in Sweden but now based in New York, Tripl began...
Tripl launches beautiful travel summaries to help you keep track of your friends' journeys

As Expected, Twitter Drops Support For Third-Party Image Uploads

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Twitter debuted a shiny new user profile page today and simultaneously launched new versions of its official iOS apps. Much was made of the changes, but lost in the PR blitz is this: Any Twitter user that posts photos to the service from now on will be doing it via...
As Expected, Twitter Drops Support For Third-Party Image Uploads

Instagram Releases a Small Update, Complete With a Shiny New Filter

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Instagram updated its mobile application on Monday afternoon, introducing a few tweaks to the app’s camera function, along with a new photo filter. Among the most noteworthy changes in the new version: A redesigned camera interface, complete with improved Camera Roll image selection. Tweaks to the image news feed, including...
Instagram Releases a Small Update, Complete With a Shiny New Filter
Dragon Dictate 3 for Mac gains audio file transcription, improved accuracy
Vine gets 17+ age rating, option to report users; finally enables social sharing after videos are posted

GitHub redesigns its developer profile pages with a much cleaner look and Retina avatars

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GitHub, the popular collaborative coding hub for developers, has just released redesigned user profile pages, featuring larger, Retina-friendly avatars and a more personal feel overall. As you’ll see below, the Repositories and Public Activity details are now shown in two separate tabs, making things feel less crowded. Additionally, searching and filtering...
GitHub redesigns its developer profile pages with a much cleaner look and Retina avatars

Facebook Is Close To Rolling Out Its New Profile Design To Everyone (FB)

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Capping off a busy few months of product launches, Facebook appears to be rolling out a promised change to its user-profile pages widely. Just under three weeks ago, Facebook announced a new look for its so-called Timeline pages. The new look reverses a two-column design Facebook introduced in 2011, replacing...
Facebook Is Close To Rolling Out Its New Profile Design To Everyone (FB)

Rumor: Twitter To Acquire Sense Networks To Target Twitter Ads Locally

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A good source tells me that Twitter is set to make its sixth acquisition of 2012 with NY-based Sense Networks. Terms of the deal are still under wraps but it is expected to go through this month. Twitter declined to comment. Sense Networks was founded in 2003 and in 2006...
Rumor: Twitter To Acquire Sense Networks To Target Twitter Ads Locally
The Big Challenge Facebook Must Tackle Today (FB)

Skype updates Mac app with click to call in Safari and revamps user profile view

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Skype on Thursday released a new version of its native Mac application. Skype 6.1 for Mac has added a click to call feature and revamped the user profile view. You can download the new version now directly from Skype.com. Click to call allows you to dial numbers from Safari on...
Skype updates Mac app with click to call in Safari and revamps user profile view

TipList Wants To Replace That Ubiquitous Travel Tips Email

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From the one man team that brought you Photopile and Onesheet comes another drop dead simple app, TipList. Deciding to take a trip around the world with his wife Elle last summer, creator Brenden Mulligan received a deluge of “City Tips” emails, or those emails full of must see sights,...
TipList Wants To Replace That Ubiquitous Travel Tips Email

How Facebook Launched A Search Product Without Ticking Off Microsoft (FB, MSFT)

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Facebook's brand new search product, Graph Search, is so important that Mark Zuckerberg considers it the "third pillar" of Facebook.  The other two are News Feed--the river of personalized updates that greets you when you log in--and Timeline, Facebook's user profile. Given that Microsoft invested $240 million into Facebook in...
How Facebook Launched A Search Product Without Ticking Off Microsoft (FB, MSFT)

How to Delete Facebook Applications (and Why You Should)

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At Facebook's f8 conference, founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that the company was removing restrictions on user data retention within Facebook applications. Previously, the company had a policy where developers couldn't "store and cache any data for more than 24 hours," Zuckerberg said while speaking to the audience of...
How to Delete Facebook Applications (and Why You Should)

Behavioral Data Bank Demdex Raises $6 Million Series A

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Data is the lifeblood of the Web, but when it comes to advertising some of the most valuable data ends up all over the place. New York City startup Demdex captures behavioral data on behalf of Websites and advertisers and stores it in a “behavioral data bank.” The 14-employee...
Behavioral Data Bank Demdex Raises $6 Million Series A
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