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StumbleUpon Gets Big Desktop Redesign, Adds Lists StumbleUpon Gets Big Desktop Redesign, Adds Lists
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Last week, StumbleUpon introduced a new iOS app, which brought some new features to the service that have not been available on the desktop version or in StumbleUpon’s other mobile apps. Now, the company has brought some of those features …

Twitter Finds Another Reason To Send Users Email Twitter Finds Another Reason To Send Users Email

Twitter announced the launch of a new email that it will start sending users. This one is for “people you may know”. Twitter seems to be looking for more reasons to send people email these days. The company recently started …

LinkedIn Goes Danish For 3 Million Nordic Region Members LinkedIn Goes Danish For 3 Million Nordic Region Members
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LinkedIn announced that is has launched a new Danish language version. The company says there are over 3 million members across the Nordic region, including 900,000 in Denmark. “Every day, our members are adding information to their profiles, sharing important …

Replacement Refs Get a Social Media Ribbing After Blown MNF Call Replacement Refs Get a Social Media Ribbing After Blown MNF Call

If you stayed awake for the conclusion of last night’s Monday Night Football game between the Packers and the Seahawks, you probably saw what will go down as one of the biggest blown calls in league history. A last second …

Myspace Teases Massive Redesign [VIDEO] Myspace Teases Massive Redesign [VIDEO]
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If anything could benefit from a massive overhaul, it’s beleaguered social network Myspace. What was once the premier social forum on the internet, Myspace slowly (then suddenly and violently) ceded territory to Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and many other growing communities. …

People Are Increasingly Turning To Social Over Search People Are Increasingly Turning To Social Over Search
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To be clear, people are still turning mostly to search for seeking the answers to their questions. However, the gap between search and social networks is narrowing. Are you getting more traffic from social media than you were a year …

Facebook Is Asking Users If Their Friends Are Using Their Real Names Facebook Is Asking Users If Their Friends Are Using Their Real Names
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Facebook doesn’t allow users to use fake names. Sure, people use them all the time, but technically, it’s against Facebook’s terms, and the company appears to have a new strategy in going after those who are in violation (or at …

Facebook Privacy Back In The News For A Few Reasons Facebook Privacy Back In The News For A Few Reasons

Several pieces of news have come out directly related to Facebook user privacy. First, the Wall Street Journal’s Liz Heron tweeted that Facebook Manager of Media Partnerships Andy Mitchell said that Facebook is “moving away from passive sharing on Open …

Facebook Launches Strategic PMDs Program Facebook Launches Strategic PMDs Program

At Salesforce’s Dreamforce conference, Facebook announced a new designation for “top marketing developers,” called Strategic Preferred Marketing Developer. “The designation is reserved for a small group of PMDs that are driving outstanding results in the Facebook marketing developer ecosystem and …

Facebook Is At Least Trying To Make The Android Experience Better Facebook Is At Least Trying To Make The Android Experience Better

The Facebook experience on Android devices is notoriously bad. A little too often, things just don’t work like you’d want them to. Facebook realizes this. Last month, reports came out that Facebook began forcing employees to use the Android app, …

LinkedIn Looks At The Professional Vs. Personal Social Network Mindset [Infographic] LinkedIn Looks At The Professional Vs. Personal Social Network Mindset [Infographic]
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LinkedIn and TNS teamed up to release a study called The Mindset Divide, looking at the mindset of global social network users. “On professional networks, the consumer mindset revolves around ‘investing time,” a LinkedIn spokesperson tells WebProNews. “For example, they …

What Does The New StumbleUpon Mean For Your Referrals? What Does The New StumbleUpon Mean For Your Referrals?
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This week, StumbleUpon launched a new iOS app with some big changes to the homepage and how users stumble through content, among other things (see our full review and interview with the company here). While the changes have only come …

StumbleUpon Gets Another Big Makeover StumbleUpon Gets Another Big Makeover
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StumbleUpon has just launched a new app for iOS, which brings some features to the StumbleUpon experience still absent from the desktop and Android versions. But that’s not to say they won’t be coming. “We made the app a lot …

Salesforce Unveils A Bunch Of New Social And Cloud Offerings Salesforce Unveils A Bunch Of New Social And Cloud Offerings

Salesforce kicked off its annual Dreamforce event with a bunch of announcements. “Today’s leading companies recognize that business is social,” said CEO Marc Benioff. “With new innovations across our six product lines, companies can transform the way they sell, service, …

Analysts Think A Facebook AdSense Is Inevitable Analysts Think A Facebook AdSense Is Inevitable
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Analysts expect Facebook to eventually launch an external ad network – some Facebook-powered version of AdSense. A blog post from Hunch co-founder/CEO Chris Dixon made its way to Techmeme, sharing a section from a recent Goldman Sachs analyst report, saying, …

How Valuable Is Pinterest To Online Retail Sites? How Valuable Is Pinterest To Online Retail Sites?
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A new study finds that Pinterest is proving to be quite valuable for online retailers. While it trails Facebook in a variety of metrics, it’s gaining ground in those, and is leading in one very important metric. Plus, Facebook’s dominance …

Survey Suggests Facebook Search Engine Could Instantly Grab 22% Market Share Survey Suggests Facebook Search Engine Could Instantly Grab 22% Market Share
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This week at TechCrunch Disrupt, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that search is something that Facebook will do, and that the company already has a team working on it. We talked about what this could mean to the search landscape, …

Ping Is Officially Shutting Down Ping Is Officially Shutting Down
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It’s official. Apple’s Ping is no more. Apple’s iTunes-based “social network,” which was introduced with iTunes 10, is going away as of September 30. This isn’t much of a shock. Apple CEO Tim Cook was talking about shutting it down …

StumbleUpon Gets Privacy Policy Update StumbleUpon Gets Privacy Policy Update

StumbleUpon has sent an email to users discussing some updates it is making to its terms of service and privacy policy. The privacy policy updates is effective now, but the update to the terms begins next month. Part of the …

Facebook Exchange Is Now Out Of Beta Facebook Exchange Is Now Out Of Beta

Facebook announced that its Facebook Exchange ad exchange is now out of beta. The company announced the offering back in June. The Facebook Exchange enables advertisers and agencies to use cookie-based targeting through Demand-Side Platforms (DSPs) to reach their audiences …

Taliban Using Blonde, Buxom Beauties to Gain Intel on Facebook Taliban Using Blonde, Buxom Beauties to Gain Intel on Facebook

In many ways, it’s one of the oldest tricks in the book, but it’s being used in a very modern way. I’d like to think that most people realize that the super hot girl you meet on the internet is …