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Social Networking Sites Can Predict Your Risk of STD Social Networking Sites Can Predict Your Risk of STD
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Just when you thought Facebook stalking couldn’t get any creepier, a researcher from the University of North Carolina has suggested that social networking sites could be the key to predicting and slowing the spread of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Peter …

RentSocial: The Facebook Of Apartment Hunting RentSocial: The Facebook Of Apartment Hunting

I currently live in an apartment complex. My lease ends in July and I’m already on the hunt for a cheaper place closer to where I work. I’ve been using those clunky apartment finder Web sites and they just don’t …

Pinterest: Is It Time To Get Onboard? [Infographic] Pinterest: Is It Time To Get Onboard? [Infographic]
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What is Pinterest? Who are these people on Pinterest? Why should I look at Pinterest? I have Facebook and Twitter, do I also need to have Pinterest? If you have been asking yourself these questions, we have an inforgraphic for …

Facebook, Twitter Changing How News is Shared Facebook, Twitter Changing How News is Shared

According to the 2011 report Navigating News Online, Facebook is becoming more important in regards to how news is shared – and Twitter, to a lesser extent, is likewise altering the way news material is spread, according to the Pew …

PixyKids, Facebook For Kids, Gets $3 Million In Funding PixyKids, Facebook For Kids, Gets $3 Million In Funding

Facebook and other social media sites are very clear on their rules of when somebody can join their site. A child must be 13-years-old before they can start spamming their friends with requests for games and posting the latest Nicki …

Social Networking and Politics: How Friends Interact Social Networking and Politics: How Friends Interact

A recent Pew Internet study on how people are addressing politics in their social media interactions revealed some interesting points. First of all, the study revealed that 74% of Internet users identify themselves as liberal. 70% identified as moderate. And, …

NBA Players Big On Social Networking NBA Players Big On Social Networking

NBA players are showing their social networking savvy by utilizing Twitter and Facebook to communicate with each other and to fans about games and their lives. The players are using these platforms to respond to comments from fans about games …

Penthouse.com CEO Could Run For Congress Penthouse.com CEO Could Run For Congress

Marc Bell is Chief Executive Officer of FriendshipFinder Networks Inc., the company that owns Penthouse and a variety of social networking sites. He’s also considering running for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives as a representative of Palm …

Glomper Adds You To The SXSW Party Glomper Adds You To The SXSW Party
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Today marks the launch of a new free mobile app by Glomper Events created just for people who want all their social activities in one place. The app, which was unveiled at SXSW, allows users to create as well as …

A Close Look At Social Networking Media A Close Look At Social Networking Media

Almost everybody is using social media today. Asking someone under the age of thirty if they have Facebook is like asking someone if they own a television set. But there are a number of sites to choose from, and yes …

Facebook Still Used As Hunting Ground For Predators Facebook Still Used As Hunting Ground For Predators

Communication has never been easier and more available to everyone. Social media is becoming a part of most of our daily lives. The more we use platforms like Twitter and Facebook, the more familiar and friendly it becomes for us …

Hudld For iPhone Innovates Social Networking Hudld For iPhone Innovates Social Networking

Trouble keeping up with all your social networking streams? Hudld brings them all together under one app for you iPhone. You can link up to 60 total accounts from networking sites like Twitter and Facebook. Hudld gives you a better …

GDC 2012: TheLoop Seeks To Make Social Media Truly Social GDC 2012: TheLoop Seeks To Make Social Media Truly Social

As the Game Developers Conference expands to more non-traditional platforms and modes of gaming, there will be more announcements that would seem out of place only a few years ago. This is one of those announcements. Today at GDC, TheLoop …

American Express Payments Now On Facebook American Express Payments Now On Facebook

If you are a regular addict of Facebook and you have some debts to pay or cash gifts to give, you can now get those chores done without ever leaving the social networking site. Serve from American Express has launched …

ResearchGate Receives Funding From PayPal Co-Founder ResearchGate Receives Funding From PayPal Co-Founder

It seems there’s a social network for everything and everybody these days. Not all of them take off, but I’m glad to see that ResearchGate has received funding to keep expanding. ResearchGate announced yesterday their completion of its Series B …

Quora Currency System Now Includes Promotion Quora Currency System Now Includes Promotion

Quara has announced that users can now spend their credit to promote their content. Spending credits will allow users to broadcast to a larger audience. If it ia a promoted item it will appear with a special icon on the …

Public Utilities Get Smarter And Give-In To Customers Public Utilities Get Smarter And Give-In To Customers

A new report by Pike Research shows that customers have been increasing their demand for communication with public utility providers via social networking. It is estimated that about 57 million customers engaged their providers via social networking in 2011, and …

TED Quotes Launched Today, Will Soon Grace Status Updates Near You TED Quotes Launched Today, Will Soon Grace Status Updates Near You

Go log in to any of one of the social networking sites you belong to and undoubtedly you will see an update from that one friend of yours who only speaks in quotes. You may even have more than one …

What’s The Climate Like For Social Network Users? What’s The Climate Like For Social Network Users?

Pew Internet Research has released the results of study which reveals the attitudes and inclinations of social networkers and how they feel about the environment on sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin. The authors of the study use the term …

Social Networking For The Workplace Social Networking For The Workplace

Anthony DeRosa, social-media editor for Reuters news service says: “Social media now is not an option, it’s a necessity,” “A couple of years ago that wasn’t the case, but I think now people have to be a part of it, …

Facebook: Nobody’s Sick Of It Yet! Facebook: Nobody’s Sick Of It Yet!
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Here’s some less than surprising news: Facebook users show no signs of boredom or “fatigue” with the social networking site. I guess this is great news and very timely as they have just filed to go public. The Pew Research …