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Anger Is Contagious On Social Media
2013-09-17 04:31:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Looking to make sure that you get a lot of attention on Facebook or Twitter? Make sure you sound irritated, because according to researchers from Beihang University in China, anger is the most influential emotion when it comes to online social media posts. In a recently-published study, authors Rui Fan, Jichang Zhao, Yan Chen, and Ke Xu set out to determine exactly what caused like-minded social network users to befriend each...

Location Data Still Found In 20 Percent Of Tweets
2013-09-04 08:26:38

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Even with location data turned off, it’s still possible to send out Tweets with this information. With more people engaging in the privacy conversation, a new study from the University of Southern California (USC) reveals some Twitter users aren’t being as careful as they could be to protect their sensitive information. After sampling some 15 million Tweets, the researchers found almost one in five 140-character strings of text...

Nearly Three Quarters Of Online Adults Use Social Networking
2013-08-05 11:46:59

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When Facebook first launched in 2004, it only allowed students from certain Universities to find friends, write on walls and peruse pictures. In the earliest days, Facebook and other social networking sites were seen as a young person's game, something only those with the spare time to spend online took part of. These days businesses use social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and more to engage with the...

2013-07-29 23:27:57

In response to an article published on ABC, Internet marketing company fishbat comments on announcement that Facebook plans to incorporate a way to let you say why you hide posts in your newsfeed. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) July 28, 2013 On July 28, Internet marketing company fishbat responds to an article published on ABC on July 23 titled “Facebook to Let You Say Why You Hide News Feed Posts,” which details the latest feature from Facebook that lets users filter news feed results and give...

iPhone Death Prompts Apple To Investigate Charging Issues
2013-07-15 09:47:03

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On July 12, a 23-year-old employee of China Southern Airlines died after answering a phone call on her iPhone while it was being charged. Reports say an electric shock was emitted from the phone and killed the young flight attendant. Apple announced yesterday it will "fully investigate" the incident, but didn't say much more about its plans. According to news sources, Ma Ailun died as she answered a call on the iPhone 5 she bought...

2013-07-06 23:00:28

Business owners who use Facebook may have noticed a drop in the number of people ‘liking’ their posts for quite a while thanks to the social network’s infamous newsfeed algorithm Facebook Edgerank. Well, not to worry, says Australian business coach Casey Gollan, there are ways to get a Facebook page popular again. (PRWEB) July 07, 2013 In his latest bulletin Facebook Edgerank: Eight Ways Companies Can Reach More People With Posts he shows companies how to boost their Facebook...


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Kevin Rose
2013-09-19 13:20:50

Robert Kevin Rose, born February 21, 1977, is a former American Internet entrepreneur who co-founded Revision3, Digg, Pownce, and Milk. He also served as production assistant and co-host at TechTV's The Screen Savers. As of 2012, he is a venture partner at Google Ventures. Rose was born in Redding, California and lived in Oregon before his family moved to Las Vegas, Nevada, where he spent most of his childhood. Rose attended Vo-Tech High School in Las Vegas in 1992. He then attended the...

David Karp
2013-09-19 09:22:17

David Karp, born July 6, 1986, is an American web developer and entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of the short-form blogging platform Tumblr. According to Forbes, Karp's net worth exceeds $200 million (US), and Tumblr has been valued at $800 million. On May 20, 2013, it was announced that Yahoo! and Tumblr had reached an agreement for the search engine to acquire Tumblr for $1.1 billion (US). Karp would remain as CEO of the company. Karp began his career as an intern under Fred...

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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