Latest Social information processing Stories

2014-07-15 08:36:43

Voloe to Award Nearly $1 Million to Help Users Accomplish Their Dreams IRVINE, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Want to accomplish everything on a personal wish list? Now everyone can. Voloe, (www.voloe.com), a first-of-its kind social networking platform that promotes the sharing of goals, wishes, and dreams, announced today the launch of their online community. Voloe is an online network that encourages users to create a list of their goals and aspirations to share with their...

give it up already
2014-07-10 15:16:52

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We've all heard the adage that the struggle to form a habit, good or bad, requires 21 days of consistent and mindful action. Unfortunately, the myth behind the three-week transformation was exposed in an excellent article written by Jason Selk with Forbes last year. In it, he detailed a two-pronged continual approach originally conceived by esteemed business coach Tom Bartow that consists of 'the Honeymoon' and 'the Fight-Thru'....

2014-07-09 23:06:45

Creative Loot® introduces Pro Loot™ for brands to increase conversions through social media. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Creative Loot® announced today the official launch of the Pro Loot™ automated social commerce application, enabling brands to create interactive stores in-stream to increase social media conversions. Pro Loot eliminates the need to redirect consumers to a website by integrating and embedding a store natively within the social media ecosystem of sites...

2014-07-09 12:25:47

NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Talent Inc., formerly Nova Global Inc., the parent company of Doostang and TopResume, today announced the acquisition of the assets of RezBiz, a leading provider of professional resume writing and LinkedIn makeover services. The transaction forms the largest resume writing service in the country and enables Talent Inc. to expand its product offerings to new markets. RezBiz operates seven consumer brands that provide resume writing, LinkedIn...

High School Students Being Recruited By Silicon Valley Firms
2014-07-09 09:55:14

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The National Basketball Association (NBA) has come under heat in recent years for scouting players at the high school level and as a result the league has imposed age rules on drafting players. Now Silicon Valley tech giants are the ones that are eyeing a very different type of high school talent. On Tuesday Bloomberg reported that Facebook is just one of several tech companies rolling out the red carpet in an effort to recruit summer...

2014-07-08 23:11:17

According to the Kauffman Foundation, only 3 percent of tech startups are formed by women. Julia Rowland, aka Queen Bee and co-founder of tech startup HexiDesign, is bucking this trend and is now creating a buzz with the launch of a cleverly structured affiliate program, all from the unlikely City of Perth, Western Australia. Perth, Western Australia (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 In the age of technology it seems everyone that has a great idea wants to found a startup. Entrepreneurs are typically...

2014-07-08 14:42:59

University of Oxford Researchers have developed a mathematical model to examine online social networks, in particular the trade-off between copying our friends and relying on 'best-seller' lists Researchers from the University of Oxford, the University of Limerick, and the Harvard School of Public Health have developed a mathematical model to examine online social networks, in particular the trade-off between copying our friends and relying on 'best-seller' lists. The researchers...

2014-07-08 12:29:18

Smart Calendar's Innovative, Expanded Offerings Help Users Track How They Spend Their Business and Personal Time In a Highly Visual, Unique Way PALO ALTO, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mynd Calendar, the powerful iOS "smart calendar" from Alminder Inc., today announced it has released a new version of its free, award-winning mobile smart calendar and scheduling app. The latest release includes significant improvements for free users, as well as the introduction of a paid upgrade called...

2014-07-08 08:37:36

UPPSALA, Sweden, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Document content on Moodle, the popular open-source e-learning software, will now be speech-enabled using the docReader [http://www.readspeaker.com/readspeaker-docreader ] service from ReadSpeaker. Speech-enabled content improves accessibility by allowing learners to consume information in the way they are most comfortable. Learning disabilities, visual impairments, and second-language challenges are just a few examples of why some...

News Feed Study Leads Facebook To Issue A Public Apology
2014-07-03 08:57:18

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe online Sheryl Sandberg, the very likeable chief operating officer for Facebook and author of the popular and controversial 'Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead,' was selected to be the public face for the social network's apology after it came to light the company, working with researchers from the University of California, San Francisco and Cornell University, manipulated the news feeds of 689,003 of their users. Unfortunately,...

Latest Social information processing Reference Libraries

2013-02-17 09:13:14

Image Credit: Photos.com A blog is a written discussion or information posted on a website over the Internet. The blog is posted with the most recent one first, dealing with any subject or topic within the constraints of the website administrator. Before 2009 most blogs were written by an individual or small group of people. Today, most websites use multi-author blogs (MABs) where a large number of authors write and submit content which is edited professionally. Information gathered for...

Social Networking Service
2013-01-27 09:02:30

A social networking service is an online service provided to the public for social interaction between families, friends, and also for gaining new friends over the internet. These networks often include such services as e-mail and instant messaging. Social networks are found worldwide and used by half of the world’s population in some form or another. In 2011 a survey revealed 47 percent of adults and 73 percent of teens use a social networking service. You can use these services to...

2013-03-16 00:00:00

A wiki is simply a website that allows the users to create and edit any number of interlinked web pages through a simplified markup language. They are often powered with wiki software and used to collaborative wiki websites, power community websites, for note taking, and in knowledge management systems. Some wikis serve specific purpose while others are more of an open content format. Wiki, meaning fast in Hawaiian, was first created by Ward Cunningham who developed WikiWikiWeb. Wikis...

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Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'