All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘social networks’

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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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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LinkedIn Today Gets a Redesigned Interface

LinkedIn Today, LinkedIn’s social news feed, has just debuted a new, redesigned interface. The new, blocky style seems to take its cue from the new LinkedIn iPad app, and makes it easy to scan through stories and see who shared them. Joann Wu, the senior designer of user experience at LinkedIn, detailed the interface changes over on the LinkedIn Blog. …

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Is Google+ a Ghost Town? A New Study Reveals Weak User Engagement

To hear Google tell it, Google+ is growing into a major social network that will soon rival Facebook. The company loves to point out that more brands are adopting the social network and that the site now has over 170 million users. The question is, how many of those users actually participate in the social network by making posts or …

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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 still growing. The site itself has made some recent improvements, releasing a well-designed iPad app and purchasing online slide presentation …

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Is The Internet A Danger To Local News?

The funeral bells have been tolling for some time now for the print industry, signifying the demise of newspapers and magazines as more and more news is generated for Internet consumption. As people continue to surround themselves with more digital screens – their tvs, their smartphones, their tablets – one would could easily argue that the relocation of viable news …

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What If Facebook Looked Like Your Email Spam Folder? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Spam (the most often unwanted email correspondences, not the guilty pleasure meat product) it usually flagged by your email filter, and if it somehow gets by, it doesn’t take the most astute observer to recognize a claim that’s probably not going to hold water. But what if all of this spam started to overwhelm you on your social networks like …

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The Evolution Of The Online Social Network

Any readers out there old enough to remember Bulletin Board System? Or CompuServe? What about when ICQ was The Way in which everybody chatted amongst each other? Xanga was there for a minute, wasn’t it? The long and strange journey through Friendster to Myspace to Facebook to the next heir apparent, Pinterest, has been a labyrinthine trek through a lot …

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Interview: uberlife Launches to Turn Online Connections into Real World Friends

With SXSW starting tomorrow, many startups are launching in hopes of becoming the next Twitter or Foursquare. One of the startups that shares this dream is UK-based uberlife. The company launched in the UK in January and launched its U.S. version earlier this week.

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MySpace Gains A Million New Sign-Ups: Good Sign

Make all the MySpace jokes you want, but it still has a lot of users. You may not want to count it out just yet. In fact, MySpace has gained over a million sign-ups since launching its new music player in December, the company announced today. The player is drawing 40,000 sign-ups a day in the U.S., on average. “The …

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