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U.S. Judge Denied To Order Removal Of Anti-Islam Film From YouTube

U.S. Judge Denied To Order Removal Of Anti-Islam Film From YouTube

Filmmaker Nakoula Basseley Nakoula (known as Sam Bacile, a resident of Los Angeles county) made a film “Innocence of Muslims”, which mocks Prophet Muhammad (Sm). Nakoula uploaded a 14-minute controversial footage (trailer) of this film in YouTube, the world’s most popular video file sharing sites in the social media. But after seeing this trailer, entire Muslim nations of the world, especially the Middle East Muslims were raged. The film stirred the whole Muslim nations in such a way that some countries were forced to shut down YouTube in their country. The U.S. authorities have requested YouTube to remove the video. The issue went into such lengths that an actor had to file a complain in the court. But, the court denied to issue a removal order to YouTube.

By On September 22, 2012 Respond
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Mark Zuckerberg’s New IMs Leaked, Detail IM Log Inside

Mark Zuckerberg’s New IMs Leaked, Detail IM Log Inside

Aaron Greenspan was a collaborator of Mark Zuckerberg when they were studying at Harvard University. Currently, Aaron Greenspan is promoting his recent released book called “Authoritas: One Student’s Harvard Admissions and the Founding of the Facebook Era.” Besides, he released an alleged email and IM conversations that occurred early days of Facebook between Greenspan and Zuckerberg. During the conversations, Zuckerberg said that “but it’s not like i took the idea from you.”

By On September 20, 2012 Respond
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Google+ Made 400 Million Sign-Ups Just In One Year, Active Users 100 Million

Google+ Made 400 Million Sign-Ups Just In One Year, Active Users 100 Million

On Monday, September 17, Google announced a new milestone for its Google+ social networking platform. Google’s senior vice president of engineering Vic Gundotra, revealed that Google+ has made 400 million sign-ups just in one year and among those sign-ups, the number of monthly active users is 100 million. The news comes at the one year mark of the social media’s debut to the public.

By On September 18, 2012 Respond
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Obama’s DNC Speech Set “Political Moments” On Twitter

Obama’s DNC Speech Set “Political Moments” On Twitter

The current U.S. President, Barack Obama, spoke at the Democratic National Convention on September 6. His acceptance speech (@BarackObama) set new records in generating political moments on Twitter. Can you tell, how many tweets were generated during the speech? That’s 52,757 tweets per minute.

By On September 9, 2012 Respond
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Twitter Launched New HTML Widget : Have You Embedded The New Timelines Of Tweets On Your Website?

Twitter Launched New HTML Widget : Have You Embedded The New Timelines Of Tweets On Your Website?

Twitter widgets are used on websites to display some recent tweets. For responding any one of the displayed tweets, a reader/viewer has to navigate away from that page to Twitter and then post a reply. But, to make the system more easily, Twitter launched a new tool to be more specific new HTML widget on September 5 to embed interactive timelines of Tweets on any website. The new embeddable timelines enable from writers to publishers, developers to any Twitter user to tweet anything into their websites. Now discover a new world of Tweeting.

By On September 8, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Quietly Introduce Organ Donation Feature In Japan And Korea

Facebook Quietly Introduce Organ Donation Feature In Japan And Korea

Facebook launched its organ donation initiative a while ago. The initiative allows Facebook users to register for organ donation, which, in turn, encourages their friends to sign up. The feature was already available in United States, UK and few other countries. It has now been introduced to Japan and Korea.

By On September 6, 2012 Respond
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USGS’ Twitter Based Alert System Warns Of Earthquake Fast

USGS’ Twitter Based Alert System Warns Of Earthquake Fast

Normally, the US Geological Survey (USGS)’s system gets earthquake news around the globe first. Last year, USGS launched a new prototype system called Twitter Earthquake Dispatch (TED) that was designed to pick earthquake information the microblogging service – Twitter. The system is already doing wonders. TED dispatched the Philippines earthquake alert, that took place last week, just a minute after the incident took place.

By On September 3, 2012 Respond
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Facebook’s War On “Suspicious Likes”

Facebook’s War On “Suspicious Likes”

Facebook has long given its members the ability to endorse pages by clicking on “Like” buttons. But a large of these Likes are unnecessary and redundant. There are many people who don’t show their real interest in that particular subject/topic/content, but still press Like button. Facebook has now come out with a rage and wants to remove those non-genuine “Likes”.

By On September 2, 2012 Respond
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Advertisers Can Directly Target Users On Twitter Now

Advertisers Can Directly Target Users On Twitter Now

Being a top social networking site Twitter hasn’t been earning a lot in profits. It has tried some revenue generation models over the past years. Now, Twitter is trying to increase its revenue stream by offering advertisers to directly target Twitter users.

By On September 1, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Allows Ad Targeting Based On Phone Numbers And Emails

Facebook Allows Ad Targeting Based On Phone Numbers And Emails

Facebook is trying hard to improve its ad-related revenue and has undertaken a number of measures recently to show a better performance on that front. Now, the social network has unveiled plans of rolling out a new tool which would let businesses target ads on users based on their phone numbers and email addresses.

By On September 1, 2012 Respond
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Diaspora Opens Up To The Open-Source Community

Diaspora Opens Up To The Open-Source Community

We have long been hearing about the Diaspora social network, a open-source distributed social network where users will have maximum control over their data. The team behind the project seems to have finished laying the foundations. It is now offering a number of tools for the developer community.

By On August 29, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Introduces Native iOS App, Divorces HTML5

Facebook Introduces Native iOS App, Divorces HTML5

One of the most-wanted and most-awaited Apple apps has been Facebook’s native iOS app. Till now, Facebook has been making use of HTML5 as the base for its iOS app but that left millions of users unsatisfied. Now, the social network has finally released a native iOS app, much to the joy of iOS users.

By On August 24, 2012 Respond
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Developers Can Now Use Facebook Mentions Through Open Graph

Developers Can Now Use Facebook Mentions Through Open Graph

Facebook has been expanding the scope of Facebook data and features which the app developers can make use of. For instance, the social network has announced that third-party apps will be able to make use of Facebook mentions from now on.

By On August 23, 2012 Respond
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Peter Thiel Cashing Out Facebook, Sold Majority Stocks For $400 Million

Peter Thiel Cashing Out Facebook, Sold Majority Stocks For $400 Million

Ever since Facebook became a public company, the social network has run into troubles. Its stock value has dipped considerably and there is a fear that the investors will soon start shedding the shares. Peter Thiel seems to be the first to drop out, having shed majority of his Facebook stocks worth $400 million.

By On August 23, 2012 Respond
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Developers Are Angry And Unhappy With Twitter’s New API Limitations

Developers Are Angry And Unhappy With Twitter’s New API Limitations

Twitter’s new API release is certainly not something that would make third-party developers happy. Rather the new restrictions and limitations that Twitter plans to implement with the new API have attracted the ire of angry developers.

By On August 22, 2012 Respond
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