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2012-12-16 05:02:51

Local Business Review Site 5StarControl proclaims its opinion on the launch of a new website, DoNotRent.com, which is seeking to become the Yelp of renters, allowing them to review different properties and landlords. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 15, 2012 5StarControl has issued a statement about a new website called DoNotRent.com, which was recently profiled on Curbed.com, which allows renters to rate apartments and houses in a similar style to Yelp. Local Business Review Site 5StarControl...

New YouTube And Google Features Focus On Community
2012-12-07 13:18:42

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Google, it seems, has found their point of attack when it comes to their social offerings: active communities. Yesterday, two of Google´s entities made separate announcements about new features meant to drive their users to connect and engage with a smaller group of people. The theory here is that if users are connected to smaller groups of people, the entirety of social media becomes more manageable, thereby driving...

Jobs App Launched On Facebook
2012-11-15 07:59:58

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Facebook unveiled its long awaited Social Jobs app on Wednesday, the culmination of its yearlong collaboration with the Department of Labor and other government agencies to help unemployed Americans find work. “When it comes to economic growth, few issues are more important than matching qualified candidates with great jobs. In that spirit, we know that the power of social media — the connections between friends,...

Yelp Fake Reviews Under Fire
2012-10-18 14:03:10

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Yelp knows you paid for that review, and now they´re going to tell everyone about it. The social networking/business review service allows users to leave reviews for their favorite businesses. Others on the service are then able to see these reviews, and many decide to dine at or dash away from a particular establishment based on these reviews. In fact, recent studies have found that for every half-star in a 5-star system...

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Reid Hoffman
2013-09-19 09:30:28

Reid Hoffman, born August 5, 1967, is an American entrepreneur, venture capitalist and author. Hoffman is best known as the co-founder of LinkedIn, a social network used primarily for business connections and job searching. Hoffman was born in Stanford, California, the son of Deanna Ruth Rutter and William Parker Hoffman, Jr. and grew up in Berkeley, California. He attended high school at The Putney School, where he farmed maple syrup, drove oxen and studied epistemology. He graduated from...

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