Tag archive for ‘Social Sites’
By insider On Monday, January 28th, 2013
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Twitter: 80% of Government User Data Requests Issued Without a Warrant

  Slightly more than 80% of government and law enforcement agency requests for Twitter user data issued in the latter half of last year came without a warrant, the company said Monday. During that period, More...

By insider On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013
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Facebook ‘makes you feel miserable and jealous’: One in three people feel WORSE after visiting friends’ pages, survey shows

Researchers say more than a third of users ‘feel worse’ after visiting the site Holiday pictures and images of busy social lives ‘the most depressing posts’ Facebook can make you More...

By insider On Saturday, January 19th, 2013
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Twitter: 100% of the Senate, 90% of the House are active on the social platform

Twitter has become a popular political tool, allowing those in power to release short statements, commentary, and interact with the common folk. In the United States, where the service was born, it has reached More...

By insider On Thursday, January 17th, 2013
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Create a Fake Girlfriend on Facebook for Just $39.99

Valentine’s Day is approaching and it’s just not the time of year that you want to be alone. And, sure, you could bring back that made-up gal-pal you bragged about around space camp back in the More...

By insider On Thursday, January 17th, 2013
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Twitter Opening Office in Brazil to Compete With Facebook and Google

* Social network wants to monetize organic growth * Follows in footsteps of Facebook and Amazon By Esteban Israel SAO PAULO, Jan 16  – Without even setting foot in Brazil, Twitter attracted 40 million More...

By insider On Thursday, January 17th, 2013
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‘Aaron’s Law’ Proposed on Reddit in Honor of Aaron Swartz

The law that was used to prosecute Internet freedom activist and hacker Aaron Swartz could be amended in the near future —  at least that’s what Democratic California Rep. Zoe Lofgren wants. Lofgren More...

By insider On Wednesday, January 16th, 2013
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Facebook loses 1.4 million active users in U.S.

The social network may be reaching a saturation point. Maybe people got tired of their friends and family over the holidays, or perhaps they resolved to do a digital detox for the New Year. Either way, Facebook More...

By insider On Tuesday, January 15th, 2013
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New MySpace opens to the public alongside new Justin Timberlake single

MySpace this week quietly opened up its redesigned site to the public. The so-called “New MySpace” entered internal beta testing in July, and was previewed in September. Thus far, however, it More...

By insider On Sunday, January 13th, 2013
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Tina Fey Thinks Most People Are Too Boring to Use Twitter

Tina Fey doesn’t like Twitter. In fact, she thinks most Twitter users are downright boring. That’s what the comedian said in a short video, answering a question from a fan who wanted to know if More...

By insider On Friday, January 11th, 2013
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Surprise: Teenagers Say Facebook Isn’t Their Most Used Site

Tumblr beat out Facebook in a recent survey of what teenagers use online. Inspired by Branch co-founder Josh Miller’s recent post about how his 15-year-old sister uses the Internet, Y Combinator partner More...

By insider On Thursday, January 10th, 2013
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Social Sites for Families: More Personal than Facebook

We’ve all seen (and some of us have been) that person on Facebook — the over-sharer. Some of us may be happy to divulge every intimate detail of our personal lives; others are more private. Social More...