All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘social networking’

Bitcoin Value Continues to Puzzle Economists

2013 will be a year remembered for many important reasons, with perhaps the most interesting being the rise of the digital currency, the bitcoin. Bitcoins have been in existence for 4 years now, and over those four years the value of a bitcoin has fluctuated drastically. These intense changes in value make many people wonder what gives a bitcoin value …

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LinkedIn Hits 1 Million Members in Singapore

While Facebook has recently been losing members in the U.S. and U.K., it has seen growth in developing countries such as India. While its worldwide membership growth is currently offsetting its membership losses, the loss of 6 million U.S. members this month does point to increasing competition in the social media space. One of Facebook’s largest competitors, LinkedIn, has been …

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Mobile And Social Are The New Frontiers Of Cybercrime

Cybercrime is perhaps the most devastating, yet most preventable, form of crime. Victims can have their lives utterly destroyed by a hacker. Those same victims often share a part in the blame because it could have been easily prevented by using some common sense and utilizing online security tools that are freely available to all. Unfortunately, many of the rules …

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New Facebook Study Reveals Motivation Behind Facebook Visits

Published this month in the Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, a new Facebook study suggests personality type determines how much time you spend on the social networking site and how often you visit. At the root of the study, its authors hoped to uncover the reasons why so many users flock to the site and spend time there, or …

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Are You Sharing Too Much Online? [Infographic]

People share a lot of information online and the popularity of social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest reveal that too much sharing can come back to haunt us. Sometimes inappropriate sharing is blatantly obvious, as in an indecent photo, an angry tweet, or coming out to support a controversial topic, but other times, you may not know that sharing …

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Samsung Social Network to Launch Next Year

Samsung is expected to launch a social network by early next year, according to a report from The Korea Times, which cites unnamed Samsung officials as its source. According to the report, Samsung is internally calling the project “Samsung Facebook,” and is hoping that its social network will eventually compete with Facebook. Samsung is reportedly using its Family Story software …

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Facebook Moms Outdo Their Kids [Infographic]

According to this next infographic from OnlineSchools.Com, moms are spending more time on social networks than anyone else. In fact, they have 40 more Facebook friends than their kids do (on average). It’s not just Facebook either. Moms are covering all the bases including Twitter, Pinterest, various blogs, and Google+. Moms spend an average of 24 hours online every week. …

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Nintendo Direct Reveals Final Wii U Gamepad And Online Capabilities

As we reported yesterday, Nintendo held one of its increasingly common Nintendo Direct presentations to discuss the “concept” behind the Wii U. We all thought it was going to be pretty uneventful, but Nintendo managed to surprise us and then some. The big news from the presentation was the redesigned Wii U controller which is now dubbed the Wii U …

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LinkedIn India Reaches 15 Million Members

LinkedIn’s India division has reached a new milestone: 15 million Indian professionals now use the social network. Over on the LinkedIn Blog, Hari Krishnan, country manager at LinkedIn India, described the company’s excitement at how quickly India has embraced LinkedIn. He states that LinkedIn India’s member base has grown 300% since the beginning of its operations. According to Krishnan, LinkedIn …

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How Social Media Revolutionized Wine Marketing & Sales

Social media is taking over as the recognized way to spread the word about your brand and its products. Today it is essential to have an online component to your marketing efforts and sites like Facebook and Twitter are some the hottest spaces available. The wine industry has been one of the fields to take the most advantage of the …

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Friends of Wikileaks Social Network Launched

A new social network has popped up, and its mission is to support Wikileaks. The website Friends of Wikileaks (FoWL) will not connect members with friends, but will connect them with like-minded individuals. The goal of the site is to connect people who support Wikileaks and its mission. From the website: Friends of WikiLeaks is a network of people from …

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