Google Unveils Tool to Help Employees Decide Where to Work From

Google has unveiled a new tool designed to help employees decide where to work from and how it will affect their pay.

FTC Scrutinizing Amazon’s MGM Acquisition

The Federal Trade Commission is planning to review Amazon’s acquisition of MGM at a time when Big Tech is facing increased scrutiny.

Microsoft Joins Exclusive $2 Trillion Club

Microsoft has become just the third company in the world to cross $2 trillion valuation.

Finding the Hidden Threat

Have you ever scrolled through Facebook and seen the provocative polls about what your favorite color is or perhaps a memory that reminds you of your mother?  You might have even been tempted to share your take on these questions…

The Pope Urges Priests To Get On The Blogosphere

Pope Benedict XVI has been the Holy See for almost five years, and during that time, he (and the Catholic church along with him) has become more and more involved in social media. Last year, he launched a YouTube channel, social media outreach initiative, and apps for Facebook and the iPhone.

15 Million People Have MySpace Mail Accounts

Back in the summer MySpace launched its own email service called MySpace Mail. The company has now announced that it has surpassed 15 million accounts for that service.

"Adoption by our users has experienced phenomenal growth, well exceeding initial expectations," says MySpace’s Rajit Marwah. "At launch we set a goal of 10 million accounts created within a year – we knew we were on to something when we surpassed this goal in less than a quarter."

Facebook Most Popular Mobile Social Website

Facebook has become the most-visited social network on the mobile web, according to Opera’s State of the Mobile Web report.

Unique users of Facebook grew more than 600 percent during 2009, helping the site surpass Russian property VKontakte, formerly the most popular social network among Opera Mini users. Twitter saw its usage increase more than any other social network, jumping more than 2,800 percent in just one year.

LinkedIn to Roll Out Changes to Address Book

LinkedIn has announced some upcoming features related to the way users browse their connections. The company says users will start seeing the changes over the next few weeks.

There is a new browse panel, which allows users to browse their connections by their current companies, locations, and industries. They can also search connections by entering their first name, last name, or current company in the search box. Users can browse new connections and connections that may have also recently added connections by using the "Recent Activity" filter.

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