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2009-02-17 10:00:00

RESTON, Va., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- comScore, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released a report on the top social networking sites in India, finding that visitation to the site category increased 51 percent from the previous year to more than 19 million visitors in December 2008. The study also found that global social networking brands continued to gain prominence in India during the year, with Orkut, Facebook, hi5, LinkedIn and MySpace...

2009-02-03 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Zoosk (http://www.zoosk.com/), the world's first and largest social dating community, today announced it is offering members two days of free communications -- on February 13 and February 14 -- in celebration of Valentine's Day. The company also announced that it has grown to more than 16.5 million users, making Zoosk one of the largest online dating networks of any kind. "Millions of our users are looking to connect with potential dates for...

2009-01-28 08:00:00

New Community Feed Showcases More Than 100 Million Items Catalogued by 7 Million Users WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- LivingSocial (www.livingsocial.com), the social discovery tool for reviewing, sharing and organizing favorite things, kicked off 2009 by integrating with Facebook Connect and introducing new features that make it even easier and more fun for its 7 million users to discover and share real world interests. The company launched a new TV shows category with content...

2009-01-12 04:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Tagged Inc. announced today that Steve Sarner has joined the company as Vice President of Sales. In this role, Sarner will manage sales of Tagged's growing portfolio of marketing solutions and will report directly to Tagged's Co-Founder and CEO Greg Tseng. Sarner, a sales and marketing veteran with over 12 years online media experience, joins Tagged from Fox Interactive Media (FIM) where he was responsible for integrated sales across FIM's...

2008-10-30 12:00:32

hi5, one of the world's largest and fastest-growing social networks, today released results from a worldwide survey of members. The overwhelming results revealed that the international community favors Senator Barack Obama by 83% as the next president of the United States of America. The survey was conducted from October 23 to October 28 by hi5 Networks. The San Francisco company's popular hi5.com web site is the third-largest social networking site in the world, with over 58 million...

2008-10-28 09:00:16

hi5, one of the world's largest and fastest-growing social networks, today announced its participation in the inaugural Google DevFest in Southeast Asia. This year's DevFest is a four-city, day-long technical workshop for developers to learn how to create OpenSocial(TM) applications for hi5 and a variety of other containers. DevFest is being organized in four Asian cities including Bangkok, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City and Manila. Registration numbers quickly exceeded venue capacity weeks in...

2008-10-27 21:00:10

Offerpal Media CEO Anu Shukla will speak at tomorrow's SNAP Summit, San Francisco's premier conference on user experience and engagement for the social Web. Her session will address the key issues facing social publishers who seek to understand best practices on growing their traffic, engaging their users and monetizing their properties. Shukla's session, "Incentivize and Monetize Social Traffic with Virtual Currency," is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on the main stage of the Parc 55 Hotel....

2008-10-22 09:00:17

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Splunk, the IT Search company, today announced new social network customers including MySpace, Hi5 and Ning. Hundreds of millions of users and blue-chip advertisers depend on social networking services to deliver secure, 24 x 7 access to videos, photos, music, resumes and click-throughs. The task can seem daunting with hundreds or thousands of servers distributed across multiple locations and time zones. It makes constant availability very challenging....

2008-10-15 06:00:12

Shopit, the leader of a new revolution in ecommerce, today announced that it will launch the Shopit Store App on hi5, one of the world's largest social networks and the first to Release 0.8 OpenSocial Standard. Shopit is the leader in peer to peer social commerce network on the web. The Shopit platform easily enables fully functional and synchronized commerce within Social Communities. Empowered by hi5's newly announced Developer Platform (http://www.hi5networks.com/developer), users can...

2008-10-07 21:00:21

By TENLEY WOODMAN Music brought people to MySpace, but is it enough to keep them there? Numbers for unique visitors to MySpace dropped in May as Facebook's rose, according to comScore statistics from May. Facebook boasts more than 120 million unique, worldwide visitors, and MySpace trails behind at approximately 115 million. Social networking analyst David Card of Jupiter Research in New York said users shouldn't count MySpace out just yet. "MySpace and Facebook are both here to...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.