4 Ways to Steal Your Competitor’s Social Media Followers

Social media is a great tool for boosting a company’s online presence, build their brand, drive traffic to one’s website, and close sales. However, building a decent following is challenging. One effective way to build a following is to tap…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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,…

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,”…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

Facebook Power Users [Infographic]

Who are the most active Facebook users? What are they doing with all that time they spend on the site? How many fall into this category? This next inforgraphic from Demandforce.com answers all those questions and more. It’s packed with…

Facebook IPO Presents New Challenges For The Social Media Giant

Do you love Facebook or do you loathe the very existence of the platform? Your love or hatred can depend on a number of things, but I bet one of the main reasons is privacy. Facebook, as a social media…

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…

Tis Better To Have Loved? Online Romance Scams Cost Victims Million Last Year

Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all – Alfred Lord Tennyson, 1849 Do you think Lord Tennyson was also talking about loving and losing in the realm of online dating? Based on figures…

Pinterest Image Guide for Users [Infographic]

If you are a Pinterest fan or you are just getting started using their virtual bulletin Boards, there are some things you might want to know in order to optimize your results with the site. This next infographic gives users…

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…

The Socially Connected Hispanic Consumer [Infographic]

The growing hispanic population in the United States is showing a huge presence on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter and are in fact, becoming a fundamental component of American business faster than any other group. Nielsen, the television…