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Facebook Announces News Feed Changes To Discourage Click-Baiting

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Social media users: if you’re tired of clicking on sensationalistic-sounding news headlines only to be disappointed by the content (or lack thereof) in the actual article, you should be...

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2014-08-16 06:31:10

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While people strive to present authentic images on social media websites, many of them admit to having faked part of their online profiles in order to conform to expectations and social norms, researchers from Aalto University in Finland claim in a new study. Writing in the latest edition of the journal New Media and Society, authors Suvi Uski and Airi Lampinen explained that they focused on two social networks (Facebook and...

2014-08-06 12:26:48

With Audience Interests, Quantcast Measure becomes the first free measurement tool to provide mobile app publishers with detailed insight into their audience's Web browsing behavior. SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantcast, a technology company that specializes in real-time advertising and audience measurement, announced today the launch of the new Audience Interests report in Quantcast Measure, providing publishers the ability to go beyond demographics in understanding...

2014-07-21 12:30:39

RESTON, Va., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released its monthly ranking of U.S. desktop web activity at the top online properties for June 2014 based on data from the comScore Media Metrix® service. Google Sites ranked as the top property on desktop with 189.7 million unique visitors, while AddThis topped the Ad Focus ranking with a U.S. internet reach of 97.3 percent. comScore Top 50 Properties...

2014-07-15 23:05:53

TopTenInAction.com has proudly awarded the Best WordPress hosting of 2014 to web hosts Bluehost. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 TopTenInAction.com, a global leader in retail and consumer merchandise, has proudly awarded the Best WordPress hosting of 2014 to web hosts Bluehost. WordPress is the world’s most popular CMS and blogging software. Almost all the top web hosts offer hosting solution to support WordPress. Though, not all of them are reliable enough to build WordPress...

2014-07-09 23:06:45

Creative Loot® introduces Pro Loot™ for brands to increase conversions through social media. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Creative Loot® announced today the official launch of the Pro Loot™ automated social commerce application, enabling brands to create interactive stores in-stream to increase social media conversions. Pro Loot eliminates the need to redirect consumers to a website by integrating and embedding a store natively within the social media ecosystem of sites...

2014-07-08 14:42:59

University of Oxford Researchers have developed a mathematical model to examine online social networks, in particular the trade-off between copying our friends and relying on 'best-seller' lists Researchers from the University of Oxford, the University of Limerick, and the Harvard School of Public Health have developed a mathematical model to examine online social networks, in particular the trade-off between copying our friends and relying on 'best-seller' lists. The researchers...

2014-07-02 08:24:42

Available globally now on Android devices and mobile website, coming soon on iOS devices LOS ANGELES, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LINE Webtoon, the popular mobile comic app, today launched in the United States and worldwide on smartphones, tablets and web browsers. Fans can now view LINE Webtoon through downloading the app for free on Google Play for Android devices starting today and on iOS devices on the Apple App Store later this month and also the mobile website (http://m.webtoons.com)....

facebook emotions study
2014-06-29 05:16:31

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The social media universe lit up this weekend with news that Facebook and social scientists from the social network as well as Cornell University and the University of California, San Francisco had manipulated news feeds for some 689,000 users without their knowledge or prior specific consent. If you frequent the redOrbit website, you may know that I wrote about the actual study approximately two weeks ago, detailing the exact nature...

Facebook Fights Manhattan DA Over Demands For User Accounts
2014-06-27 10:18:20

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The New York Times reported on Thursday that social media giant Facebook is facing off with the Manhattan district attorney. The fight reportedly revolves around the government's demand for the contents of hundreds of Facebook accounts. Confidential legal documents, which were unsealed on Wednesday, revealed that the social network has argued that Manhattan prosecutors last summer allegedly violated the constitutional rights of its...

Facebook Releases Current Employee Diversity Figures
2014-06-26 08:10:41

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The social media giant Facebook claims to have more than a billion users worldwide, so there is likely a lot of diversity among those who connect through the social network. There is not the same amount of social diversity at the company however, and Facebook announced it has plans to change and become more diverse. Facebook's newly released employee diversity report revealed that 69 percent of its employees are male, which isn't...


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2013-02-17 09:13:14

Image Credit: Photos.com A blog is a written discussion or information posted on a website over the Internet. The blog is posted with the most recent one first, dealing with any subject or topic within the constraints of the website administrator. Before 2009 most blogs were written by an individual or small group of people. Today, most websites use multi-author blogs (MABs) where a large number of authors write and submit content which is edited professionally. Information gathered for...

Social Networking Service
2013-01-27 09:02:30

A social networking service is an online service provided to the public for social interaction between families, friends, and also for gaining new friends over the internet. These networks often include such services as e-mail and instant messaging. Social networks are found worldwide and used by half of the world’s population in some form or another. In 2011 a survey revealed 47 percent of adults and 73 percent of teens use a social networking service. You can use these services to...

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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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