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Deleting A Post Before Publishing Won't Stop Facebook From Seeing It
2013-12-18 08:09:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online One-third of all Facebook status updates are deleted before being published due to self-censorship, but Facebook can still see these updates and comments even if they are never posted. The discovery was confirmed last week when two Facebook researchers released the results of a self-censorship study, which revealed they had tracked the activity of millions of random Facebook users in the US and Britain over a 17-day period in July...

Facebook Video Ads Coming Soon
2013-12-17 11:45:21

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Facebook users may see videos in their feeds this week; video advertisements that is. The social network announced on Tuesday that it was testing a new way for users to watch promoted videos in the news feed. This follows news from last summer that Facebook would soon launch video ads. In August it was reported that the social media giant would offer video ads that would be no longer than 15 seconds, and would be scheduled so that no...

Awkward Moments On Facebook Can Cause Anxiety For Many
2013-12-10 05:05:01

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A new study finds that embarrassing Facebook posts can cause far more than merely a chuckle, with some people feeling anguish and anxiety months after their awkward post. "Almost every participant in the study could describe something that happened on Facebook in the past six months that was embarrassing or made them feel awkward or uncomfortable,” said study author Jeremy Birnholtz, assistant professor in the department of...

2013-12-07 23:01:36

Learn how to craft a Yammer strategy that increases productivity, encourages innovation and builds a more unified company with this free webinar from Xelleration, December 17th at 10am PST. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 Xelleration, a Microsoft Gold Partner technology consulting and social media firm, is happy to announce the addition of their first live webinar, How to Increase Business Productivity with Yammer. Taking place on December 17th, 2013 from 10 to 11 a.m. PST, this free...

2013-11-27 10:06:36

Creating a computer program to find relationships in networks, such as Google Plus and Facebook, may help users more easily set up and maintain privacy settings, according to researchers. "We want to help users configure privacy to be better protected," said Anna Squicciarini, assistant professor of information sciences and technology, Penn State. "However not all users are interested or motivated to change their privacy settings," The researchers designed a software program to better...

2013-11-18 23:28:53

Social sharing option is now available for Xanga bloggers and site owners. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 After launching the social sharing feature, the development team has observed that a large percentage of Xanga users have resorted to the Chatwing chat app. To increase awareness regarding the social sharing feature, Chatwing developers have reached out to dozens of Xanga bloggers. The developers have applied the following strategies in Xanga:...

Facebook App Put Words In Your Mouth - What Would I Say?
2013-11-15 04:17:12

Bryan P. Carpender for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online So I do your Lame Duck session starts and ends with a cover of this year! - BryanBot That’s what appeared on my monitor when I was finally able to gain access to the What Would I Say? app that’s going viral and giving people a fun new way to waste their time. It’s simple (at least on the surface). You simply log into the app with your Facebook credentials. Then you generate a status. Then wait a few seconds for the...

Only 29 Percent Of Social Media Users Are Up-To-Date On Privacy
2013-11-14 18:09:34

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online More than four out of five US adults, or 82 percent, now use social media, yet only 29 percent are up-to-date on their privacy settings. That's according to a recent poll conducted by Harris Interactive on privacy concerns around social media. The survey's findings were published on the blog of Internet security firm ESET, who commissioned the survey. Social media sites constantly change their privacy settings as they develop areas...

Rejected! Snapchat Says No To Facebook Acquisition
2013-11-14 04:48:56

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Startup messaging service Snapchat has spurned a $3 billion all-cash acquisition offer from Facebook, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing sources briefed on the matter. Evan Spiegel, Snapchat’s 23-year-old co-founder and CEO, rejected the deal due to competing interests from other investors and potential acquirers such as China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd., which had offered to lead an investment that would value...

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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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