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YouTube Video Led The Head Of Google’s Operations In Brazil To Jail

YouTube Video Led The Head Of Google’s Operations In Brazil To Jail

Seems like, now a days YouTube videos are creating a buzz. Just few days ago, a 14 minute trailer of an anti-Islam movie “Innocence of Muslims” released in YouTube and after that it sparked a wave of protests and violence in the Muslim world. Some Muslim countries like Bangladesh and Pakistan blocked YouTube in their country. Now, another new video in YouTube has created a buzz. Due to not removing this newly released video from YouTube, two Brazilian judges ordered individually to arrest the head of Google’s operations in Brazil, Fabio Jose Silva Coelho. Brazil’s federal police have arrested Coelho on Wednesday, September 26.

By On September 28, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Groups Get Dropbox Integration

Facebook Groups Get Dropbox Integration

Cloud storage has already become a popular notion with the users around the globe, enabling them to remotely secure their files and access them whenever needed. Dropbox, being a leader in the arena, has been trying to expand the scope of its services. And now, by taking a leap to that end, it has offered integration of Dropbox accounts with Facebook Groups.

By On September 28, 2012 Respond
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Twitter Helps Keep Track Of Pharmacy Crimes

Twitter Helps Keep Track Of Pharmacy Crimes

RxPatrol is a program that keeps track of all the pharmacy crimes that take place throughout the U.S. As soon as a crime becomes known to RxPatrol, it issues an update to the law enforcement agencies so that they could look into the matter. Now, the program is coming to Twitter through the handle @RxPATROL.

By On September 26, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Tracking Users’ Offline Lives Now

Facebook Tracking Users’ Offline Lives Now

Facebook has often been criticized for doing a poor job when it comes to guarding user privacy. In the past, the social network has been accused of sharing user data with advertising groups. And now, it has been found out that it tracks not only a user’s online activity but his offline activities as well.

By On September 25, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Disables Photo Tagging Feature For EU Users

Facebook Disables Photo Tagging Feature For EU Users

Facebook has attracted a lot of ire in the European Union over the photo-tagging feature. The feature essentially allow users to tag friends in pictures, thereby compromising their privacy to a certain degree. The Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) of Ireland, Bill Hawkes, has been looking into this matter for quite some time, and now Facebook has agreed to suspend the tool for EU users altogether.

By On September 23, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Searches Become A Part Of Activity Feed

Facebook Searches Become A Part Of Activity Feed

Facebook activity feed is an important way of keeping tracking of all your activities. In this feed, you can see the comments you’ve made, statuses you’ve liked and a lot more. Now the social network is also including your Facebook searches in this feed.

By On September 23, 2012 Respond
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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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