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2009-02-12 06:45:00

The website Compete.com has labeled Facebook the most prevalent social networking website, leading the numbers with its 1.2 billion visits in January alone. The Internet-tracking company published the social-networking rankings that note once first place MySpace had fallen to second place in the last year while Twitter leaped to third place from last year's 22nd. News Corp-owned MySpace had 810 million hits in January, and Twitter saw 54.2 million, states Compete. "No surprise here,"...

2008-10-29 00:00:10

Meebo, the Web's live communications platform, today announced the first deployment of Meebo Community IM, an integrated instant messaging solution for online communities, on Flixster.com. Flixster, an online community for movie fans with a global reach of millions, integrated Meebo Community IM as the default instant messaging service for its entire user base. For Flixster, the partnership with Meebo enables live communication and real-time notifications between community members, increasing...

2008-07-31 21:00:20

By LAVANYA RAO MySpace and Facebook social networking sites have gained an enormous amount of fame over the past few years. MySpace, now with more than 300 million users, receives more daily hits than Google. Facebook, a site that started as a 19-year-old Harvard student's project dedicated just to students of Harvard, has turned into a site with 64 million users all over the world. For teenagers, social networking is a way to keep in touch with friends. It's a way to know what is...

2008-07-23 09:15:00

Popular networking site, MySpace announced it is joining OpenID, a shared identity service that will allow 115 million MySpace users to take one identity to multiple websites. The announcement comes after News Corp decided in May to let its users globally share their MySpace profile information on some other sites. OpenID is an open source alliance that eliminates the need to create multiple user names and profiles by letting users take one identity to multiple websites. Jim Benedetto, the...

2008-07-22 12:00:36

MySpace, the world's premier social network, today announced two milestones in its continued effort to lead the future of a more social Web--support for the OpenID movement, a free framework that simplifies a user's online experience by decentralizing their digital identity; and two implementations of MySpace's own Data Availability initiative with Flixster and Eventful. "MySpace is committed to working with the open source community to allow users to widely control their digital identity,"...

2008-06-24 02:29:37

NEW YORK, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Lotame Solutions, Inc., a leader in online advertising within social media, announced today that it now reaches over 52 million U.S. users across dozens of social networks. The company has also been accepted as a member of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), an organization comprised of leading interactive companies in the online arena. "Lotame is proud that our partners have both increased performance and maximized returns from social media," said...

2008-06-16 09:00:26

IndieClick, a leading publisher network that targets the youth 'tastemaker' market, today announced that Pandora and Flixster joined its network. Pandora, a personalized radio service that is available anytime and anywhere on the PC, in the home and on mobile devices, selected IndieClick as its advertising representative for music labels throughout the US. Flixster, an online community for movie fans, chose IndieClick's network to help build its brand awareness and enhance site monetization....

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.