Category: Social Networking
Facebook Introduces Graph Search in the United States
Stateside social networkers get a new feature today to connecting them on level by searching for specific terms & finding friends who share common interests.
LOVEFiLM drops games rental service – Focusing on Film and TV
LOVEFiLM has announced a major change in its service today as the Amazon-owned company has revealed that they will soon be stopping the video game rental aspect of the rental service to focus on entertainment with TV and films. The company will no longer be taking on new customers with a games rentals service as announced […]
Bebo bought back by founder for just $1 Million
Bebo, once one of Facebook’s biggest rivals and home to the “Yoof” generation of social networkers has been purchased today for a measly $1 million by one of its original founders, Micheal Birch. This happens three years after AOL sold the company to Criterion Capital Partners (CCP) in 2011 for just $10 Million. But the […]
Instagram adds Vine-like 15 second video sharing features
Facebook’s photo sharing service copies its rival Twitter and their Vine app
Instagram to add video sharing as Vine’s popularity soars
Could the original photo sharing app be about to branch into video?
Facebook introduces Verified Pages system
Facebook has launched a very Twitter-esq ‘Verified Pages’ system that allows users to know when they are checking out the official fan sites and pages for sports and entertainment celebrities. The feature will alert Facebook users to which pages are officially verified by Facebook by placing a small blue checkmark next to their name, thus […]
HTC First ‘Facebook Phone’ not coming to the UK, EE confirms
EE confirms it is “holding off” launching the First, as advised by Facebook themselves
Google’s new Google+ Photo Search feature will blow your mind
Want to find all your photos taken in Spain, or every photo of food you’ve ever taken? No problem, says Google.
Tumblr bought by Yahoo! for a cool $1.1 Billion (£724 million)
Well, that’s what you call a shopping trip! Yahoo! has confirmed that it has bought social networking and blogging website Tumblr for a whopping $1.1 Billion… that £724 million in UK terms (and some change!) which by most people’s imagination is a hefty sum of money. Reportedly Yahoo! has secured the purchase with a $1.1 […]
Yahoo! to buy Tumblr for $1 Billion?
Reports are coming in that Yahoo! is in serious talks with Tumblr to purchase the blogging website for a tidy sum of $1 Billion The news is coming in from AllThingsD, who reports that Yahoo!’s CEO Marissa Mayer has been in talks with Tumblr in a bid to turn things around for Yahoo and to raise its “cool […]
Google Hangouts launched to unify Google’s chat services
Google unifies Talk, Chat and Hangouts with new software
Google Users Get More Flexibility with Data Storage for Gmail, Google Drive and Google+
Google announces a triple boost in shared internet data storage for free across Gmail, Google Drive and Google+