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Facebook Denies Rumors Of A Search Partnership With Yahoo

Facebook Denies Rumors Of A Search Partnership With Yahoo

We recently reported that according to The Sunday Telegraph, Facebook and Yahoo are currently in talks, possibly considering a search partnership. However, Facebook has now explicitly stated that it is not currently considering any such thing.

By On November 20, 2012 Respond
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Twitter Update: You Can Share Tweets Via Email Now

Twitter Update: You Can Share Tweets Via Email Now

Quite often, we come across such tweets on Twitter which are simply hilarious or too amusing. And we can’t help but want to share them with others, not only on the micro-blogging site but elsewhere too. To help in this, Twitter has now added support for sending tweets via email.

By On November 18, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Explains Its EdgeRank Algorithm Through Yoda Examples

Facebook Explains Its EdgeRank Algorithm Through Yoda Examples

Mark Cuban, the billionaire who owns Dallas Mavericks, recently announced that he was moving his brand away from Facebook, complaining that the social network intentionally throttled the outreach of his page’s posts. Facebook has now countered this with a detailed explanation of its EdgeRank algorithm, which determines the visibility of the posts.

By On November 17, 2012 Respond
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Mark Cuban Vows To Move His Brand Away From Facebook

Mark Cuban Vows To Move His Brand Away From Facebook

Facebook has recently put a lot of curbs on advertisement through its pages. The social network is apparently trying to convince different brands to pay up significant sums in order to send messages to their fans. This has irked at least one of them, namely Mark Cuban, who owns the Dallas Mavericks.

By On November 17, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Introduces ‘Share’ Button In Its Mobile Site

Facebook Introduces ‘Share’ Button In Its Mobile Site

Good news for Facebook mobile users. The social network has introduced ‘share’ button on its mobile site too.

By On November 15, 2012 Respond
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Pinterest Boards Of Some Users Mysteriously Disappear

Pinterest Boards Of Some Users Mysteriously Disappear

Pinterest has been doing undergoing a lot of changes, of late. The website rolled out many new tools and features for the users on Wednesday. However, coinciding with these new changes, a number of users have found their Pinterest boards vanished.

By On November 15, 2012 Respond
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Twitter Resets Passwords Of A Large Number Of Users, Unintentionally

Twitter Resets Passwords Of A Large Number Of Users, Unintentionally

One of the good security features that Twitter has enabled is that it resets a user’s password if it believes that his account has been compromised. Interestingly enough, the micro-blogging website recently reset the password of a large number of users, unintentionally.

By On November 13, 2012 Respond
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A Real Story About Steve Jobs And How He Was A Real Person, Regular Guy

A Real Story About Steve Jobs And How He Was A Real Person, Regular Guy

Steve Jobs has been eulogized, criticized, hailed, lambasted and what not over the years. Yet no one can deny that he was an innovator to the core and gave the tech world some of its best designs. A Quora post recently asked users to reveal stories of their encounter with Jobs if they ever met him. Here’s a rather interesting one.

By On November 12, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Toying With The Idea Of Sound Notifications

Facebook Toying With The Idea Of Sound Notifications

Remember the ‘Buzz’ audio notifications on Yahoo messenger which would send your teeth rattling if you were unfortunate enough to hear them at a high volume? Apparently, Facebook is trying to bring it back by testing out a potential new feature for its website – sound notifications. However, the people who have tested don’t seem to have liked it very much.

By On November 10, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Amends Friendship Pages, Adds More Details And Options

Facebook Amends Friendship Pages, Adds More Details And Options

Facebook has recently rolled out a number of new features and options related to the ‘Friendship Page.’ This page essentially lets you see your Facebook activities in relation to a contact on your profile.

By On November 9, 2012 Respond
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Floods Of “I’m Moving to Canada” Tweets: Before & After The US Election

Floods Of “I’m Moving to Canada” Tweets: Before & After The US Election

We already know Barack Obama won for the 2nd term as US President. But a lot of people was yelling at Twitter with status like If ____ Win “I’m Moving to Canada”. At some point this status got viral and almost everybody starts tweeting – so-something-someing or I’m Moving to Canada. Here we have a collection of tweets before and after the result.

By On November 7, 2012 Respond
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The Optimal Tweet Length To Get Most Retweets Is 71-100 Characters

The Optimal Tweet Length To Get Most Retweets Is 71-100 Characters

It is hard to discern how can one find a whole lot of analytics in a sentence as small as 140 characters. But apparently, the companies who are spending money on Twitter-based advertising need to know such analytics. Track Social has now revealed an interesting Twitter metric, which shows the optimal length for a tweet to be retweeted.

By On November 7, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Plans Major Social Media Buzz On Election Day

Facebook Plans Major Social Media Buzz On Election Day

Social media has come about to play a major role in nearly all events of global significance. The U.S. presidential elections are no exception. With the start of voting less than a day away, Facebook is ramping up for a major social media buzz on the election day.

By On November 6, 2012 1 Response
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New Facebook Users Will Now Get A Privacy Education Tour

New Facebook Users Will Now Get A Privacy Education Tour

Facebook’s ever-changing privacy policies have been a cause of concern to both, the users as well as the regulatory authorities. Especially in the European Union, the social network has been asked to help new users understand the way its privacy policies work. Complying with this, Facebook will now be offering virtual privacy education tour to all new Facebook users.

By On November 4, 2012 Respond
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Counterfeit Photos Of Hurricane Sandy Swirl Around The Web

Counterfeit Photos Of Hurricane Sandy Swirl Around The Web

Hurricane Sandy has North America and much of the world’s attention right now. The east coast of America has never seen a storm this powerful hit them. With the world watching via television and social media, we’ve seen a multitude of photographs — but how many of them were real? We’ll show you how to determine whether these shots are authentic or not, just continue reading.

By On October 31, 2012 Respond
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