Quantcast

Latest Bebo Stories

2008-09-04 09:00:17

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Socialmedia.com, the first social advertising network to monetize Facebook application traffic, is now allowing marketers to advertise within Orkut and Friendster applications. Hundreds of applications currently exist on Orkut and Friendster, with these two social networks reaching a combined global audience of 50MM+ unique users. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080429/AQTU109LOGO) Orkut and Friendster are two of the social networks...

ad4e43d1fa1df53f6173b147c6831d1f1
2008-08-29 12:15:00

By Kay Smith Scottish pupils should have access to social networking sites in schools according to a Westminster government and industry adviser. Social networking sites such as Bebo, MySpace, Facebook and You Tube "are vital educational tools which encourage collaboration and learning among pupils, " said Charles Leadbeater, Visiting Fellow to the UK National Endowment of Science, Technology and the Arts, and adviser to the Department for Education and Skills' Innovations Unit. Leadbeater...

2008-08-28 15:00:38

SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- SpeedDate.com, the world's first online speed dating service, announced today that it has secured $6 million in Series B funding from Menlo Ventures. SpeedDate will use this funding to further grow its user base, expand operations, and enhance SpeedDate.com's functionality. "We are excited by the opportunity to accelerate our growth and build on our momentum," said Simon Tisminezky, CEO of SpeedDate.com. "We are focused on providing our users...

2008-08-21 12:00:51

MocoSpace (mocospace.com), the largest mobile social network, today announced the addition of Bebo's first employee and board member, and current angel investor, Jim Scheinman to its board of directors. Scheinman pioneered and shaped the social networking space as an early employee of Friendster and the first employee of Bebo, helping to launch the world's third largest social networking site which was sold to AOL last year for $850 million. Scheinman's broad social networking, business...

2008-08-20 09:00:44

AOL today announced the launch of AIM Express, a new Flash-based Web version of the popular AIM service, enabling users to chat with friends and family without needing to install software. Available at http://www.aim.com/aimexpress.adp, AIM Express offers users a clean design and a richer Web-based instant messaging experience with easy access to their buddies from nearly anywhere. "AIM Express raises the bar with its streamlined design and lightweight messaging experience," said David Liu,...

2008-08-19 06:00:35

Time Warner company AOL has agreed to buy social media aggregation company Socialthing for an undisclosed sum. Boulder, Colorado-based Socialthing will become part of AOL's People Networks division, which was formed in March formed after AOL's $850m acquisition of social networking site Bebo. Socialthing's platform enables users to track online social communities and broadcast updates. The platform, currently in private beta, is integrated with 13 networking sites including Facebook,...

2008-08-08 18:00:18

By Robin Turner THEY write about everything from their toddler's first steps to politics, the credit crunch and the state of Amy Wine house's tattoos. But are bloggers, the digital diarists of the 21st century, a dying breed? There was once a time when blogs abounded - even politicians were clamouring to leap aboard the blogging bandwagon. But with some bloggers running into legal problems, and a rise in social networking websites, the blog (short for web log) is showing signs of...

2008-08-07 18:00:41

ALMOST three quarters of parents spy on their children's use of social networking sites such as Facebook and Bebo, it was claimed yesterday. Research found they are afraid their youngsters could be befriending strangers online. One in four parents secretly log on to their child's page, while a quarter set up their own page to spy on them. Of the 1,030 parents quizzed, 58 per cent said they were more vigilant online than a year ago. It also emerged more than a quarter of eight to...

2008-08-07 18:00:41

NEARLY three quarters of parents check up on their children's use of social networking sites such as Face book and Bebo, amid fears they could be befriending strangers, an online identity firm said. And one in four secretly logs into their child's social networking page, while a quarter have set up their own page to spy on their children, the study said. Of 1,030 parents interviewed, 89% spoke to their children about the dangers posed by social networking sites and more than half (58%)...

2008-08-07 18:00:41

By Gerry Holt WELSH children as young as eight are logging on to social network sites such as Facebook, forcing concerned parents to go online to spy on them. Thousands of youngsters claim to be using the popular sites, despite the minimum age for registration on most being 13. Nearly two thirds (60%) of children admit to posting online such personal information as their mobile phone numbers, addresses and where they go to school. And fears over young social networkers have...


Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
Related