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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

Hashtags Finally Come To Facebook
2013-06-13 08:12:00

Facebook announced on Wednesday that it has added support for clickable hashtags to allow its 1.1 billion members to enjoy the same popular feature used on Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr and Pinterest.


Latest Microblogging Reference Libraries

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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  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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