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Google+ Gains Ground, Facebook Leaves Americans Unsatisfied
2012-07-17 13:57:11

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Sure, there may be more than 900 million people on Facebook. It may also be the most ubiquitous web service available today...but does it really satisfy? According to a new survey from a partnership between the American Customer Satisfaction Index (who knew we had one of those?) and ForeSee, Facebook doesn´t only leave us dissatisfied, it´s also the lowest-scoring e-business company. Facebook´s score on the ASCI...

Facebook "Seen By" For Groups Makes Things A Bit Awkward
2012-07-16 12:19:57

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Life had enough potentially awkward moments before Facebook. Now, there´s a whole new etiquette just for social networking as people mind their Ps and Qs online. For instance, which of us haven´t spent an inordinate amount of time dissecting the possible ramifications of de-friending a “friend.” How disturbing is it, by the way, that the word “de-friending” is now a part of our accepted lexicon?...

2012-07-14 23:01:23

The Founder of the “talk to a doctor” telemedicine hotline MD247, issued a press release on July 10, 2012 ushering in a change to a “road less traveled” for the company on LinkedIn. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 14, 2012 In a move designed to increase participation for all social media accounts associated with the premier provider in telemedicine services, MD247, Thomas Meehan announced the company would be straying from medical discussions. The newly plotted course,...

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2012-07-13 12:10:12

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We´re familiar with the lexicon: Businesses and organizations often ask their fans and followers to “like” them on Facebook. From giant billboards to tiny, side ads on various websites, companies sure do make a fuss about people liking them, but are these likes worth the expense and effort? The BBC conducted an investigation to get to the bottom of the “Like” game, and the short answer? It´s hard to...

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2012-07-13 07:38:04

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Facebook has launched new tools that allow members to better communicate their emotions and resolve conflicts, CNN reported. The new features are a result of collaborations between the social networking company and Yale, U.C. Berkeley and Columbia University, and are based on months of research with focus groups of children, teachers and psychologists. One of the changes is specifically targeted at teenagers aged 13 and 14, and...

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2012-07-12 13:37:04

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Teenagers are a coveted audience online, yet building a social networking site or app, or letting that age group on a larger social network comes with responsibility; a responsibility that companies take on with varying degrees. This is the promise to identify and block sexual predators from grooming and meeting up with kids and teens. Experts say that some of the best forms of monitoring combine technology and human observation....


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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