Quantcast
Last updated on April 19, 2014 at 13:20 EDT

Latest Bebo Stories

2008-07-20 12:00:23

By John Lenger Christian Science Monitor Dear Friend (if I may still call you that), Recently I received an e-mail inviting me to be your friend on LinkedIn, Facebook, MySpace, Bebo, Friendster or some other professional- or social-networking Web site. I receive many such e-mails, which I pretend I don't get. But LinkedFaceTickleFreakSpaceFriend, or whatever you call the Web site, keeps sending messages claiming to be you, so I feel compelled to respond. I'm sure you mean well, and...

2008-07-18 03:00:23

By Furness, Victoria Analysis In January, Linkedln, the online network for professionals, announced it was expanding into Europe with the opening of a London office and the appointment of Kevin Eyres as managing director, Europe. You might not find anyone inappropriately poking you or challenging you to a game of Scrabulous on this rather serious networking site, but Linkedln is growing fast, doubling in size in all of its major regions in 2007 to command five million users in Europe and...

2008-07-14 09:00:29

By Robert Verkaik Law Editor It read like the teenage party from hell: a riot of sex and wanton damage fuelled by under-age drinking that only ended when the police arrived. According to media reports, the mother of the teenage hostess was so angry with her daughter that she punched her. But Jodie Hudson's lurid description of the party on the social networking website Bebo, subsequently carried in a number of national newspapers, turned out to be fantasy. The media stories, and the...

2008-07-11 12:00:27

Shopit is the leader in free social commerce. The platform enables efficient sharing and publishing of products and information anywhere online. Products and Services can be directly linked from Shopit to any site, including popular destination properties like MySpace, Facebook, Bebo, Friendster, Blogger, LiveJournal, Xanga and many more. Shopit enables users within these networks to buy and sell goods and services. Shopit's free commerce platform provides 100 percent Identity...

2008-07-02 06:00:25

By Anonymous Samsung is offering up-and-coming bands the chance to provide the soundtrack to online and radio ads for its F400 mobile phone. The consumer electronics company has linked up with social networks Facebook, MySpace and Bebo to promote the competition. Bands are being encouraged to upload a demo track to f400share.com, where visitors can vote for their favourites. Two phase one winners were announced yesterday (10 June), while a second pair will be chosen on 20 June. The...

2008-06-30 09:02:35

AOL's Platform-A announces that it will offer Bebo and Facebook application developers a guaranteed CPM for U.S. traffic to their applications. The CPM is one of the industry's highest for this inventory. Platform-A, http://www.platform-a.com, is AOL's advertising business. AOL acquired Bebo, http://www.bebo.com, in May 2008. The offering is part of the WIDGNET(TM) publisher network launched earlier this year by Platform-A's Advertising.com. WIDGNET is an offering that allows advertisers...

2008-06-27 06:02:30

By Anonymous Channel 4 has turned to social networking to revitalise interest in its moribund reality TV show Big Brother. Last year, ratings for the reality show slumped to their lowest, with an average of 3.8mviewers.Thebroadcaster now hopes to tap into the popularity of social network sites Facebook and Bebo to reach a youth audience through the launch of a Big Brother 9 application. The tool, created by digital agency Panlogic, involves viewing, rating and sharing video content from...

2008-06-26 06:02:28

By Anonymous BMW will focus on social networking sites such as Facebook, MySpace and Bebo to target car buyers during2008. The motor manufacturer plans to expand its digital strategy to capitalise on the growing number of consumers using such sites. BMW also intends to focus on over-arching brand campaigns over the coming year, as well as bespoke digital initiatives promoting specific models in the UK. The car company is believed to be in early talks about launching a channel on the...

2008-06-26 06:02:28

By Anonymous AOL has acquired social networking site Bebo for $850m (Pounds 419m), marking the Time Warner company's latest attempt to redefine itself as an ad-funded business. Randy Falco, chief executive of AOL, claims that the acquisition will help his company become a 'social media powerhouse' capable of competing against rivals such as Facebook and MySpace for digital adspend. According to comScore, Bebo is the second-most popular social networking site in the UK, with 11.4m unique...

2008-06-24 06:02:24

By Brian McIver So, eight million people lie on social network sites like Bebo and MySpace? I am 31 years old, married, I have been to four schools, two universities and have about a million cousins... and only 16 friends on Facebook. Maybe I should lie about that... (c) 2008 Daily Record; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.