networking Articles

NBC Provides Substantial Funding To Mobile Ad Network

NBC understands that the future of television may have less to do with TV’s. As a result, the company has made a move into the mobile ad space by investing in the mobile ad network Greystripe. The funding is said to have been made to assist the sales team headquartered in New York in selling more ads across the 1,000 mobile apps and games on over 1,400 devices that Greystripe can provide.

The Government Could Potentially Take Control Of Twitter

You know how I love a good conspiracy theory, so try this one on for size.

Study Shows 18-24 Year Olds Love Social Media, Twitter Not So Much

These two charts say it all really:

The Convoluted Nature of Social Media and History

 There is a cliche that many people often share about history, and how it is written by the victors. The conquerors across the world, for the most part, are the ones who transcribed the history for others to read. We have terms like "revisionist history" to account for the fact that we realize the truth may be quite a bit grayer than those historical accounts we read lead us to believe.

Social Media Clubs Make Networking a Regional Thing
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WebProNews recently attended the Social Media Club of Louisville Meeting, where Chris Brogan spoke about social media to an audience of people from the region. Mike McDonald spoke with Social Media Club Louisville President Jason falls. Ever gone to a regional meet-up? Tell us about your experience.

MySpace and Citysearch Become Partners

MySpace is still huge despite not getting the degree of attention that other social media outlets get. myspaceAccording to Compete.com from January ’09 it slipped to second behind Facebook when ranked by number of monthly visits.

Using Social Media To Help Your Business Grow

First let me say that I’m 100% against any form of spamming or overt promotion of products or services on Yahoo! answers or any other network. This article is about adding real value to those networks before anything else.

Goal: Connecting Your Expertise With Those Who Need It – Fast and Without Noise.

Bell Labs Transfers DVD In 2.3 Milliseconds
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Imagine downloading the remake of Casino Royale in the time it takes to blink. One experiment by Bell Labs managed to accomplish some astonishing speeds.

WordPress Sees Huge Growth in 2007

Here are some numbers about blogging and social networking sites according to Nielsen Online. They just released November’s numbers on the top 10 social networking sites. The biggest gainers are Flixster (where you share movie reviews) and LinkedIn, a social network for professionals.


UK Adults Avid Fans Of Social Networking

UK adults spend more time on social networking sites like MySpace and Facebook than other Europeans, with 4 in 10 UK adults saying they regularly visit the sites, Ofcom a communications regulator reports.

Privacy Backlash Hits Social Networking

Aggressive advertising, unwanted friends, and employer-snooping into social networking profiles may dull the edge of being on sites like Facebook and MySpace.

VibeAgent: Travel Mashup With Social Networking

I read about this one in the USA Today… a new travel mashup that incorporates a little social networking enabling users to setup a more web20-ish profile, save trips, search for travel related info, join groups etc…

Social Networking Site To Sell Tickets
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Social networking site Going.com said it would begin allowing its users to buy event tickets directly from the site starting with a Moby concert this week.

Social Networking Community Using Facial Recognition

Raxxle.com announced at the Ad:Tech Conference that they’re releasing its new social networking community for beta testing.

Will Facebook Get “Friendstered”?

Anyone remember Friendster? It was an early entrant into the social networking scene. If they had done their work right they SHOULD have been a much bigger player than they are now.

Why aren’t they?

Nissan Shifts To Social Networking

Nissan has plans to launch a social networking site for its employees over the next several months.

MySpace Domination in the U.S.

Datamonitor predicts that social networking sites will level off around the world in the year 2012. They also predict that the plateau will hit even sooner in the US. In the meantime, global active memberships in social networking sites are growing.

People Won’t Pay To Use Social Networking Sites
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Not many people are interested in paying a fee to use social networking sites, according to Digital Media Habits II, a new survey from market research company Parks Associates.

SMX Rewind

So much covered, seen and happened in just two days. From FaceBook to Wikipedia and everything about social media in between. Finally, we wind up and take a dekko at all that we and everyone else from the SEM community have covered:

SMX: Effectively Leveraging Social Networking

Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, Twitter and others allow people to connect with others and foster networks of friends or colleagues.

Participate appropriately, and your company will find "friends" interested in what you have to say (and sell). Cross the line and the mob may turn on you and reject your message. In this session you’ll learn to network and participate in an acceptable and effective manner.

Moderator: Danny Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief, Search Engine Land

Google Maps Gets More Social

I’ve never made many connections between maps and people, and whether that’s a common (lack of) thought process or not, I can’t say.  But a new tweak to Google Maps has made the connections quite clear.

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