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Instagram Purchase By Facebook Approved
2012-08-23 12:03:14

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Love Story which blossomed earlier this spring has finally come to a beautiful, romantic end (or is it beginning?) The Facebook-Instagram deal has now been cleared by the parental figurehead of the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC). With an unanimous vote, the FTC has given Facebook the go-ahead nod to take on Instagram as its own and love it as it should love itself. It´s enough to make you sort of misty, isn´t...

2012-08-22 10:27:35

BALTIMORE, Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the rise of the popularity of the internet, instant messaging, text messaging and the use of GPS systems, electronic evidence is being used more and more in litigation. Technology is having a huge impact on our lives and also the way many divorces are being litigated. Recently 88% of the members of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) indicated that they have seen an increase in the number of cases using electronic data during the...

Social Media Sites Under Siege, India Blocks Access For “Inflammatory” Content
2012-08-22 10:39:45

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Twitter and Facebook are among the social media websites that are being urged to remove content that is deemed “inflammatory” by the Indian government, in a move to quell fears of communal violence in India. An Indian federal minister said on Tuesday that social networks need to be more responsive and responsible, even if their headquarters are abroad. The government said in a statement that it had already blocked...

2012-08-22 02:26:40

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MaxHire President, Peter Blitz, today announced the outstanding growth and success of a unique and innovative approach to Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Blitz is leading the way by leveraging a social media CRM philosophy and directly connecting with his customers through MaxHire's LinkedIn discussion group. The software company began down the path of social CRM in fall 2012 with MaxHire's 'Get Connected' blog and the...

2012-08-22 02:23:02

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Encoding.com, the leading provider for enabling universal online video, announced that Webs is using Vid.ly, Encoding.com's universal video URL platform, to power the video component of its new website builder, SiteBuilder3, announced earlier this month. The Vid.ly service powers the entire SiteBuilder3 video workflow - upload of source videos, expert transcoding, hosting, and device detection - for multi-screen / multi-device delivery...

2012-08-22 02:22:19

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ustream announced today the availability of its newest free mobile iPhone app Broadcast for Friends (BFF) on iTunes. BFF is the first iPhone app that lets users instantly broadcast unlimited live video to their friends on Facebook Timeline. During a live broadcast, friends' Facebook comments are displayed in real-time to the BFF broadcaster. BFF also allows the broadcaster to change the look and feel of the live video with 10...

How Instagram Lost Millions By Selling To Facebook
2012-08-21 14:13:26

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Earlier this spring, Facebook announced their intentions to purchase Instagram for a whopping $1 billion. The story would soon become one more tale for which small businesses and Internet businesses to measure their success against. Now, the New York Times is suggesting perhaps Instagram didn´t get the best deal they could from Facebook´s $1 Billion offer, saying Instagram should have insisted on being paid in cash,...

2012-08-21 06:29:57

MONTREAL, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Wajam (www.wajam.com), a leader in social search technology, announced today its recognition from the 2012 International Business Awards as a winner of three Stevie Awards. In addition to being named a Silver Winner for the Most Innovative Company of the Year (in Canada and the U.S.A.), and the Best Social App, Wajam also was named the Gold Winner for Best Online Press Room. The awards are part of The 9th Annual International Business Awards held this...

2012-08-21 06:24:38

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Wildfire, a division of Google that helps brands manage their social media presence across platforms, today announced that it has selected Likeable as a preferred channel partner. Likeable, a full-service social media and word of mouth marketing firm, will now resell Wildfire's Social Marketing Suite to its brand clients. Wildfire's Preferred Channel Partner Program enables agencies to expand their offering and provide brands with more...

2012-08-21 02:24:51

LONDON and PRAGUE, Czech Republic, August 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UNITY Mobile, a provider of designing and management solutions for mobile publishing, today unveiled its application in Facebooks app center, providing a new social mobile and publishing experience which makes it easy for users to create mobile websites through Facebook. By allowing users to login onto UNITY Mobile's platform via Facebook, UNITY builds on the Facebook environment, and will make publishing...