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On Friday, Facebook officials announced a new program that will allow users to pay to promote content posted by their friends, but the new service has almost immediately started raising privacy-related red flags amongst members of the media and users of the social network.
If you tweet when you feel under the weather, your 140-character Twitter post may just become an indicator for a flu outbreak in your area.
It took less than a month for Twitter to change the age rating for possible adult content on its newly acquired video-sharing app Vine.
As of the end of 2012, Google+ has officially overtaken Twitter as the world’s second largest social network after Facebook.
A French court has ruled Twitter must hand over the identities of users in France who used the service to post racist remarks.
Photos and Twitter have long gotten celebrities and even a member of Congress into some deep trouble. Now the micro blogging service will let users add some video.
Internet usage in China soared last year, as the country saw 51 million more surfers added in 2012 over 2011, representing a 10% increase. All told, some 564 million Chinese citizens logged onto the Internet in 2012, the majority of whom did so from their mobile devices.
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, 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...