35 Percent Use Mobile Apps Before Getting out of Bed
By Mikael Ricknäs, IDG News Thirty-five percent of Android and iPhone
owners in the US use apps such as Facebook on their smartphone before even
getting out of bed, according to a survey conducted by telecommunications
equipment vendor Ericsson. ...
Facebook admits hiring PR firm to smear Google
By Amar Toor posted May 12th 2011 7:33AM It seems like the ongoing rivalry
between Facebook and Google has taken a turn for the subversive. Last
night, a spokesman for the social network confirmed to the Daily Beast that
Facebook paid a top PR firm to ...
"Mark Zuckerberg" being allowed back on Facebook
It took some doing, but the Facebook account of an Indianapolis bankruptcy
lawyer is being reactivated. According to CBS affiliate WISH-TV in
Indianapolis, the giant social media website barred the attorney Monday,
thinking the name he was giving was ...
Why Facebook Photo Tags Are The New (And Possibly More Powerful) Likes
BY EB Boyd Today Yesterday Facebook rolled out a seemingly minor
enhancement to their Photos feature. For a while now, users have been able
to tag friends in their photos and have that tag link to the friends'
profile pages. Now, however, users can do ...
Nearly 40-percent of Facebook's minors are below age requirements
The Tech Herald
by Steve Ragan - May 12 2011, 09:00 According to Consumer Reports, nearly
40-percent of the 20 million minors who were active on Facebook last year
failed to meet minimum age requirements. When it comes to the social media
behemoth, one must be at ...
Facebook 'planking' craze under fire in Australia
Facebook page Planking Australia currently has almost 10000 fans and
hundreds of photos of people lying on train tracks, escalators, fire
hydrants, motorbikes, and other objects. The craze, though, has landed one
20-year-old in court in Queensland ...
Soon, log-in to Facebook with your eye using an iris-scanner!
Once the accompanying software package is installed and configured, all the
user then has to do to is wave the scanner in front of her eye to
automatically log in to any password-protected application or website -
whether that's Facebook , Twitter, ...
Facebook spam prevention scam spreading like wildfire
By John Leyden • Get more from this author The growing prevalence of junk
messages on Facebook is been used to bait a new scam doing the rounds on
the social network. Prospective marks in receipt of the fraudulent messages
are invited to "verify" their ...
WebMediaBrands Announces Acquisition of Inside Network and its Social Media ...
Business Wire (press release)
Inside Network publishes the well-known blogs Inside Facebook, Inside
Social Games and Inside Mobile Apps; industry-leading research services
focused on the Facebook platform and social gaming ecosystem including
Inside Facebook Gold, Inside Virtual ...
Teen Arrested For Ranking Girls On Facebook According To Hotness
By Kris Holt May 11, 2011 8:04 pm EST View Comments Police have arrested a
17-year-old boy for allegedly ranking 50 female classmates by their facial
features, body types and reported sexual exploits on Facebook. The list —
which was spread on ...
Facebook page with pictures of cat shot with arrow has raised $1000 for feral ...
The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com
Manos, who was notified about the animal, set up a Facebook page called
"Justice for Bow"; on Wednesday to create awareness about animal
cruelty and the plight of feral cats. By Wednesday evening, hundreds of
people had posted comments on the page and ...
Princess Beatrice Sends Royal Wedding Hat to Auction
JOSIC: News, Sports, Style, Culture & Technology
Princess Beatrice's wedding hat was an instant Facebook sensation with
pages posted entitled "The reindeer at Will & Kate's wedding-LOL JK, it
was Beatrice's hat" having over 136493 "likes" thus far. The designer
behind this extreme fashion accessory, ...