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2008-07-15 09:00:38

PARIS and NEW YORK, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Hi-Media Group announced today that Fotolog, one of the world's most-trafficked websites, ranks as the number one social network in Chile with over 2.8 million monthly unique visitors and the number two social network in Argentina with over 3.6 million unique visitors (comScore, May 2008). Fotolog's rapidly-growing worldwide community of 18.7 million monthly unique visitors (comScore, May 2008) is highly-engaged and is generating one of the...

2008-06-30 15:02:28

hi5 Networks, one of the world's largest social networks, announced today its acquisition of PixVerse, Inc., an innovative provider of rich, real-time interactions within social networks. Built on its breakthrough Flash(TM)-based, no-download virtual world platform, PixVerse developed the popular and highly interactive Pix Chat and Pix Wall applications, which run on hi5 and other social networking services through platform integration. "PixVerse has great technology that delivers a very...

2008-06-20 12:00:14

SightSpeed Inc., the leading provider of Internet video communications, is expanding the availability of SightSpeed Light, the easy-to-use, no-download version of its video application, to hi5, one of the world's largest social networks. SightSpeed is now the first company to offer threaded video posts and free video chat between members of hi5. The SightSpeed Light widget works on any computer (PC or Mac) through any standards-based Web browser (e.g., Internet Explorer, Firefox,...

2008-06-18 06:00:10

By Jim Sollisch L ong before MySpace was invented, humans have been social networking. The guys would team up to go hunt bison, and the women would get together to discuss tips for keeping the cave clean. Later, when farming was discovered, they divided up duties, so some of the ladies were caring for kids while others were working the fields. If a new cave couple moved to town, somebody reached out and -- bingo -- the new couple was plugged into the network. Things aren't so...

2007-07-10 15:15:26

myYearbook.com, one of the fastest growing social networks on the Internet and the only one started by two high school students, revealed new features and a new layout today--a cleaner, more streamlined design that showcases Video Battles, Match, and myMag. "It surprises a lot of people, but myYearbook is more popular in the United States than Bebo, Hi5, and Tagged in terms of uniques, according to the May comScore Media Metrix report," notes Geoff Cook, myYearbook's CEO and older...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin