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Facebook Grilled By American Regulators Prior To IPO
2012-06-16 05:51:27

In the days following Facebook's February announcement that it would be going public, the company faced a multitude of questions from federal regulators in the U.S., according to information released by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Friday. According to Julianne Pepitone of CNNMoneyTech, the SEC contacted officials at the popular social media website at the end of the month with more than 120 questions covering a variety of issues, including co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and...

Microsoft To Acquire Business Social Network Yammer For $1.2 Billion
2012-06-15 10:48:41

Microsoft will reportedly acquire Yammer Inc., a cloud-based social network for business collaboration, for $1.2 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported late Thursday, citing a source familiar with the matter. It is unclear when the acquisition will be completed and announced, according to the source. Bloomberg News had reported news of a potential acquisition earlier in the day on Thursday, citing sources familiar with the negotiations. Spokespersons for Microsoft and San...

Facebook Looks To Real-Time Bidding For Ads
2012-06-14 12:42:02

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com The social network giant Facebook announced on Thursday a plan to introduce real-time bidding for advertising on its site. This would incorporate technology used by Web-based companies including Google to effectively target ads to consumers. The newly announced service, Facebook Exchange, will let advertisers target specific types of users on the social networking site based on past browsing. Prices for ads will be based on the cost per thousand viewers and...

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2012-06-12 16:29:57

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com On Tuesday Facebook rebuffed claims that its advertisements are ineffective. The social network giant, which has seen its stock price fall since its May 18 IPO, responded to the latest criticism with its own research data, showing that most ad campaigns actually earn $3 for every $1 spent. The new data was released in conjunction with ComScore in a report that shows how the social network´s ads  actually benefit companies including Best Buy,...

Facebook's Reign Dominating Social World Map
2012-06-11 14:06:23

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com If Facebook was a virus, nearly the whole world would have succumbed to it already, according to social media strategist Vincenzo Cosenza. Cosenza has created his "world map of social networks," showing what the most popular social network is in 137 countries around the globe, according to a combination of Alexa and Google Trends for Websites Traffic data. His latest social media world map shows that Facebook has gone viral throughout nearly all of the...

2012-06-10 23:01:15

Online romance seekers are flocking the chat rooms of Chatwing. Chatwing is a stand alone program but can also be installed to most blogging platforms. This web chat application is easy to install and it is free. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) June 10, 2012 Expanding one´s social network can be done with just a few clicks nowadays, and so as seeking romantic partners. The internet and the advent of free social networking media have made connecting so easy, based on the numbers of users...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.