There Are 2.1 Billion Internet Users In The World

There Are 2.1 Billion Internet Users In The World

So what happened with the Internet in 2011? How many email accounts were there in the world in 2011? How many websites? How many users? Judging by a new survey, you are one of the 2.1 billion people who use the Internet every day. According to the report released by statistics site Pingdom, 44% of those people are based in Asia. Yes, gamers are sucking up almost half of the world’s Internet.

By On January 30, 2012 Respond
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Leaked Information Reveal Facebook Revenue and Profit Before IPO Filing Next Week

Leaked Information Reveal Facebook Revenue and Profit Before IPO Filing Next Week

Facebook is set to file for IPO the coming week. Everyone is eyeing this move by the social network with interest because this will give a major boast to the overall value of Facebook. While Facebook hasn’t officially release any figures on it’s profits or revenue, there are reports that some inside sources have revealed this key information. Julie Boorstein of CNBC claimed that a source had revealed to her the profit and revenue of Facebook. She posted the exact figures on her Twitter account.

By On January 29, 2012 Respond
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The European Union Targeting Facebook and Google With Data Protection Act

The European Union Targeting Facebook and Google With Data Protection Act

First there was SOPA. And now the European Union might go down the same road. A new data protection act due to be released officially this week. Reuters has managed to get its hands on a draft and stated that the rules are tighter and very rigorous. The act targets big companies like Facebook, attacking the much debated privacy issues. If the big boys won’t bow its head to the new laws imposed by the European Union, the act ensures that fines will be cashed in, for every rule violated.

By On January 29, 2012 Respond
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Twitter, Facebook And MySpace Join Forces Against Google Search

Twitter, Facebook And MySpace Join Forces Against Google Search

Ever since Google Search plus Your World launched, a lot of voices were raised against it. More importantly those coming from the Twitter quarters. Summarizing all the posts and the debates, the bottom line is that Google Search plus Your World is bad for everybody. That includes you, organizations, publishers and everyone you could ever think of.

By On January 29, 2012 Respond
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FBI Eyes Facebook, Twitter To Gather Future Intel

FBI Eyes Facebook, Twitter To Gather Future Intel

Social media has come about to play a huge role in national as well as international affairs. From Arab Spring to protest over Megaupload, social media has proved to be a highly effective tool. In view of this, FBI is now eyeing the social media to gather future intelligence as well as respond to emergencies. According to FBI, social media is quicker than 911 in prompting over emergencies. This has forced the intelligence agency to take the social networking sites into view.

By On January 28, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Is Ready Against Attacks, Anonymous Threats Is Fake

Facebook Is Ready Against Attacks, Anonymous Threats Is Fake

We reported earlier that a video by someone who claims to be a part of the hacktivist fraternity Anonymous claimed that they would attack Facebook on January 28th. Turns out the claim was a fake as the official Twitter account of Anonymous clearly debunked it and stated that it had no plans to take down Facebook. However, on the end of Facebook, the social network claimed that it was absolutely ready for any and all attacks by anyone, even Anonymous, and that the data of the users will not be compromised at any cost.

By On January 25, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Timeline For Everyone In A Few Weeks

Facebook Timeline For Everyone In A Few Weeks

Facebook finally launched it’s Timeline for everyone a few weeks ago. Many liked it, some hailed it as an artistic outlook while other lambasted it as too open to allow adequate privacy. But well, whether you like it or not, in a few weeks the Timeline will be activated on all the 800 million user profiles. You will get a seven-day preview period during which you can tweak the profile as per your privacy requirements and then, after seven days, the Timeline will be automatically published.

By On January 25, 2012 Respond
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Anonymous Plans To Take Down Facebook On January 28

Anonymous Plans To Take Down Facebook On January 28

Recently, as FBI took down Megaupload, Anonymous, the clandestine group of internet hacktivists, went on a revenge spree. They took down one site after the other, including US Department of Justice website, FBI website and CBS.com among others. Now that SOPA and PIPA have been trashed, there are talks of ACTA, another similar bill, in Europe. A video claims that Anonymous plans to launch an attack on Facebook on January 28 as a protest against ACTA. The video also calls for common users to be a part of this attack.

By On January 24, 2012 1 Response
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Facebook Trying To Bring Vevo On Board, Away From YouTube

Facebook Trying To Bring Vevo On Board, Away From YouTube

Facebook has been talking to Vevo in an attempt to bring Vevo to it’s own social network. Vevo is a music-video service, currently hosted by YouTube. It has the second largest unique users online, second only to YouTube. Currently, Vevo still has one year left in the contract it has with YouTube. But reports indicate that Facebook is now trying to bring Vevo to Facebook as soon as it’s contract expires. The idea would be to create a Facebook, with Vevo, where people spend even more time.

By On January 21, 2012 Respond
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Sony Bloggie Live MHS-TS55 Video Camera

Sony Bloggie Live MHS-TS55 Video Camera

Introducing with the new Sony Bloggie Live MHS-TS55 Video Camera with 4x Digital Zoom, 3.0-Inch Touchscreen LCD and WiFi Connectivity. Share your life as it happens with Sony’s Bloggie Live 1920x1080p Full HD pocket camera with built-in Wi-Fi and 12.8MP stills. Shoot and share events online as they unfold in real time and store hours of video in its 8GB memory. Upload wirelessly to social networking sites with ease.

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Facebook Reveals 60 New Apps Under Latest Extension Plan

Facebook Reveals 60 New Apps Under Latest Extension Plan

The online social network giant Facebook reveals more than 60 new apps. The users of Facebook can share on their profile, known as the Timeline. With this apps, users can easily share such things as photos, travel or fashion.

By On January 21, 2012 Respond
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Mark Zuckerberg Expressed His Discontent About SOPA/PIPA

Mark Zuckerberg Expressed His Discontent About SOPA/PIPA

“The internet is the most powerful tool we have for creating a more open and connected world. We can’t let poorly thought out laws get in the way of the internet’s development,” wrote Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, in a post on his favorite social network. “Facebook opposes SOPA and PIPA, and we will continue to oppose any laws that will hurt the internet,” further settled the facts Zuckerberg leaving no room for interpretations.

By On January 20, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Plans The Launch Of Open Graph Apps

Facebook Plans The Launch Of Open Graph Apps

Facebook is all set to make an important announcement during an event on Wednesday, Jan 18, 2012. The announcement is that Facebook will launch Open Graph apps at the occasion. There is also a possibility that all user accounts will be updated with a Timeline once this announcement is made, since Timeline is needed for most Open Graph apps. Currently, a few Open Graph apps are also functional, such as that of The Washington Post.

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Facebook Will Have 1 Billion Users By August 2012

Facebook Will Have 1 Billion Users By August 2012

Facebook, the largest online social network, has seen truly meteoritic success. Within a few years, it has evolved from a fun venture by a person to one of the most successful tech companies in the world, and perhaps the fastest growing company. All this, due to an all new social networking experience that Facebook provides. While Facebook has already the 800 million mark, Mark Zuckerberg seems all set to see still greater heights of success as estimates project that Facebook will hit the 1 billion user mark in August 2012.

By On January 17, 2012 Respond
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Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg Likes Amazon, Google And Apple

Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg Likes Amazon, Google And Apple

Wall Street Journal recently interviewed Facebook’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg. During the interview, Mark was asked a very significant question that which companies did he admire. Mark responded that he liked Amazon, Google and Apple. However, Mark made no mention of Facebook despite the fact that Facebook and Microsoft are partners in a lot of ventures. Read further for Mark’s complete answer to the question.

By On January 16, 2012 Respond
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