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NSA Built Secret Social Network To Spy On Americans

NSA Built Secret Social Network To Spy On Americans

By Zach Walton September 30, 2013 | 4 Comments

How many social networks do you use today? If you’re like most Internet users, you at least have a Facebook and Twitter account. After that, you might also hop onto Google+, Instagram, Vine or Pinterest. If you really want to …

Not on LinkedIn? Here’s How to Start. [Infographic] Not on LinkedIn? Here’s How to Start. [Infographic]

It may sound trite, but if you want to be hired in 2012, you are going to need a LinkedIn profile. The website tops all other social networks when it comes to finding jobs, and adoption of the site is …

LinkedIn Opens New Hong Kong Office LinkedIn Opens New Hong Kong Office

LinkedIn, the social network for business professionals, has just announced on its blog that it’s opened an office in Hong Kong, the 9th of which lies in the Asia-Pacific region. Linkedin presently has roughly 25 million members in the region, …

LinkedIn Makes Finding People More Visual LinkedIn Makes Finding People More Visual

LinkedIn, like the best social networking sites out there, includes a feature that makes it easy to find people that you may know. These are usually based off of either mutual friends, past schools or past employment. This works reasonably …

Facebook Features No Women on Its Board Facebook Features No Women on Its Board
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Facebook features more than 800 million users, most of which are female, but it seems it’s female dominated network isn’t represented in its board of directors. The board is comprised of seven white men. Face to face, Facebook is dwarfed …

Social Network Star Busted With Pot Brownies Social Network Star Busted With Pot Brownies

Armie Hammer, who played the Winklevii in “The Social Network”, was busted for possession of 3 pot cookies and a brownie in Texas back in November. No word yet on how the case is proceeding, and Hammer doesn’t want to …

Study Shows Texting, Social Media Popular Worldwide Study Shows Texting, Social Media Popular Worldwide

Pew Research Center has released the results of a 21-country survey on mobile phone usage. The study cast a wide net, covering countries of widely varying economic status – from the United States and Japan to Indonesia and Kenya. In …

Twitter’s Fail Whale Makes An Unceremonious Return Twitter’s Fail Whale Makes An Unceremonious Return

For those of you making you way to work or school this morning, you might be greeted with an old friend while checking your Twitter stream: The Fail Whale. What could be the most loathed mascot on the Internet, Twitter’s …

President Barack Obama Is Now On Google+ President Barack Obama Is Now On Google+
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It’s still unclear if Google+ can ever catch up to Facebook, but they did just gain a very prominent user, the President of the United States, Barack Obama. The President joined Google+ on Wednesday, and quickly gained a “verified account” …

Google+ Gets Its Own Television Commercial Google+ Gets Its Own Television Commercial
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On Thanksgiving Day, during the Lions vs. Packers game, Google aired a commercial for their Google+ social network. The title of the commercial was “Google+: Sharing but like real life”. The advertisement plays up that it’s different from Facebook, allowing …

Co-Founder of Diaspora, Ilya Zhitomirskiy, has passed away Co-Founder of Diaspora, Ilya Zhitomirskiy, has passed away

A bit of sad news came out of the tech industry today, Ilya Zhitomirskiy has passed away. If you’re unfamiliar with Zhitomirskiy, he was one of the four co-founders of Diaspora, a free personal web server that implements a distributed …

Social Network Retail, NFS-Enabled iPhone 5 & iPad 3 Social Network Retail, NFS-Enabled iPhone 5 & iPad 3
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Today‚Äôs infographic round-up features the increase of importance for social networks in retail, and the prospect of a NFC-enabled iPhone 5 and iPad 3. View more infographic round-ups here. The Importance of Social Networks in Retail: ++ Click Image to …

Google Has Begun Deleting Private Google+ Profiles Google Has Begun Deleting Private Google+ Profiles
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Earlier this month we told you about Google’s plan to delete private profiles, starting on July 31, 2011. Well my friends today is the fateful day, and Google isn’t wasting anytime with the deletion. They recently updated their help section …

iOS App Coming for Google+? iOS App Coming for Google+?

For those of you wondering where the iOS app is for Google+ is, you may finally have an answer, albeit a vague one. It appears as though the Google+ iOS app has been submitted to the App Store, sometime prior …

Call of Duty Elite: Social Gaming Comes To…Gaming Call of Duty Elite: Social Gaming Comes To…Gaming

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 doesn’t come out until November 8th, but the buzz surrounding the new shooter from Activision has already begun. The reveal trailer was just released last week to controversy surrounding some Brits’ fears that the …

Facebook COO: Facebook More Valuable When You’re Older

While Facebook may have half a billion users, there’s a good chance you’ve had some experience with someone from an older generation dismissing it as something for the young. While there are plenty of older people using the service, middle aged is a demographic Facebook would like to get more engaged with its offerings. 

Movie Trailer For ‘The Social Network’ Releases
Justin Timberlake posted a trailer to the new Facebook movie (The Social Network) on his blog in which he plays Napster’s founder Sean Parker. In the "Social Network" Parker gives advice to the young entrepreneur, Mark Zuckerberg – played by Jesse Eisenberg.