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Twitter to Syndicate Promoted Tweets, Will Soon Introduce Instant Timeline

It seems new and exciting changes are coming to the world of Twitter. While the company has been trying lots of different tactics to generate revenue from what is essentially a free-for-all in terms of what it costs and how it functions, Twitter will soon introduce the syndication of promoted Tweets across … [Read more...]

Facebook at “Work” Sees Limited Launch Today

The new, work-focused social networking experience from Facebook is launching today, TechCrunch reports. Accessible via the main Facebook site, but also packaged into an Android and iOS app called “Work,” the new service will be available as part of a limited roll out while Facebook tests everything … [Read more...]

Facebook Refers 1/4 of All Shareaholic Traffic, But What About Pinterest?

Facebook has been declared “the social network to end all social networks” by Shareaholic, a social media analytics and publishing firm. This past June Facebook reached an all time high with a 23.39% share of all visits to the 300,000 websites that Shareaholic networks. This means that roughly a quarter of … [Read more...]

Boxes Is a Find For Collectors

Boxes started out an idea to help people organize their stuff in a really sleek and easy-to-use to design.  What it's turned out to be, however, is social network for collectors and fashionistas, plus a whole lot more. The iOS app, which officially launched last summer, allows you to catalogue all of your … [Read more...]

Facebook Issues Another Apology for Emotion Study

The dust has settled on the Grand Facebook Emotion Experiment, in which the social network automatically filtered what 700,000 users saw on their newsfeeds for the span of a week in 2012 based on whether posts contained negatively or positively charged words to see if that affected those users’ posts. Since … [Read more...]

Did Facebook Manipulate Your Newsfeed? Does it Matter?

By now you’ve probably heard the news: Facebook has been messing with your mind. Over the weekend, Facebook was in the headlines when it was discovered that the social network had performed a bit of a social experiment on its users. For a week in early 2012, Facebook’s algorithms manipulated the news feeds … [Read more...]

Hashtag Sale: Shop Amazon Via Twitter with #AmazonCart

Today, Amazon announced a new partnership with Twitter, allowing users to add items to their Amazon shopping carts by simply replying to certain tweets with the self-explanatory hashtag, #AmazonCart. It’s a new way to buy stuff, and it’s no surprise that it’s come from that hotbed of online retail innovation, … [Read more...]

Are You Lonely or Looking for Some New Friends? Skout Wants to Help.

You may not have heard of Skout but it's actually one of the oldest and largest mobile (iOS and Android) social networks.  The company is in its eighth year of operation and has 220 million users in over 180 different countries.  Skout focuses on helping connect people, allowing users to make new friends in … [Read more...]

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