Tag Archives: Social Networks

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Social Media Needs Fewer Networks, More Outlets

The social networking doors are closed. The finalists have been announced with Google+ walking into the room and closing the door on everyone on the outside. In the finalists room are a handful of networks that encompass everything that we could possibly need from a

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The History of Social Networking

The world has gone social. In 2010, the industry truly reached a tipping point. 2011 seems to be more of the same, but with new innovations that will  likely shift how we spend our Facebook and Twitter time into new directions. This graphic by Online

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Startups End Down – Bring Sexy back to Geeky

Read Mashable.  Techcrunch.  Any of the websites that follow startups.  Trends emerge.  Hopes are high.  Hope is lost.  Startup rises.  Startup ends down.  The question is, “why?” Instead of going into any of the dozens of high-potential startups that we looked at from 2007 that

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Stop Clicking Banners and Maybe They’ll Go Away

Is it you?  Are you the one who clicks on the banner ads on social media and social networking sites like Digg, MySpace, Reddit, Facebook, Propeller, and everywhere else (except Mixx, where I haven’t really seen them yet)?  I’ve been looking for whoever it is

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Facebook User-Data Gathering Goes Viral

When a company has news that they want buried, they issue their information on a Friday night and hope nobody in the media notices on Monday morning.  Marred in controversy over their Beacon advertising platform, Facebook hoped that their latest attempt to gather more user-data would