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2012-07-07 23:01:15

PopChat.com, the free dating website and free dating online service launched by the maker of popular free video chat rooms Stargazer Video Chat, has announced that the user base on its recently launched social dating site has been steadily growing. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 07, 2012 PopChat.com, the free dating website and free dating online service launched by the maker of popular free video chat rooms Stargazer Video Chat, has announced that the user base on its recently launched...

2012-07-06 23:00:40

A common problem that most small business will face is reaching out to new customers. Recently, these issues have become more pronounced with social networking. To connect to this demographic, B2B e Trader introduced the online business marketplace. This is a free application that is using social sharing technology. The effect is that small businesses have been quickly adjusting with the new challenges by: reducing their costs and increasing productivity. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 06, 2012 In...

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2012-07-03 21:41:20

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There´s an old Dilbert cartoon strip wherein Dogbert attempts to create an always-accurate newspaper that readers only need to buy once. This one-time-only newspaper included stories which are always true, like “Pope speaks out against violence,” and “American´s angered by higher taxes.” It´s an interesting–and incredibly fictional–idea, though I´d like to add a headline to this...

2012-06-30 23:01:04

Paul Hill, Job Search Expert, Career Coach and author of The Panic Free Job Search will lead a workshop for the HAPPEN Network showing professionals in transition how to get hired. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) June 30, 2012 Paul Hill, job search expert and author of The Panic Free Job Search book, and HAPPEN come together to help struggling professionals, in transition, get hired. With a career spanning 26 years in job search, Paul Hill has discovered and simplified the core distinctions and...

2012-06-28 23:02:32

The top-rated television companion app is now even more social, after adding the ability for users to share their viewing and reading activities and suggest their favorite TV shows and movies to Facebook friends. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 28, 2012 BuddyTV Guide, the top-rated mobile app that lets users create their own customizable channel guides and personal viewing lists across their TV and streaming services, has added a whole new way for users to find and share the entertainment they...

Sheryl Sandberg Joins Facebook Board Of Directors
2012-06-27 10:46:50

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com Social networking giant Facebook has appointed Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg to its Board of Directors, making her the first woman to serve as a director of the company, stifling recent criticism that the company did not have a woman on its board, according to the New York Times. Chief Executive Officer and company founder, Mark Zuckerberg, in a statement marking the addition of Sandberg, said: “Sheryl has been my partner in running...

Facebook Use Raises Self-Esteem
2012-06-27 06:20:17

We all love social networks. That's the obvious conclusion from Facebook's 900 million active users and its current rank as one of the most visited sites on the web. New studies from the University of Georgia finds what people may really "like" about social networking is they get to talk about themselves. "Despite the name ℠social networks,' much user activity on networking sites is self-focused," said Brittany Gentile, a UGA doctoral candidate who looked at the effects of social...

Facebook Shakes Friendshake
2012-06-26 12:52:12

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com It has all the makings of a good pop song about rollercoaster romance. On Monday, Facebook offers Friendshake to help users find their friends. And on Tuesday, the friendship is over. The lyrics for how the week will play out still need to be written, but with the social network it's hard to tell whether this will be about an angst-driven love affair, or a one-hit wonder that never was. Facebook pulled Friendshake, or "Find Friends Nearby" feature a day after...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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