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83 Million Facebook Accounts Are Illegitimate
2012-08-02 14:50:45

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Facebook said in filings published this week that it has more than 83 million illegitimate accounts on its social network. Of the 955 million active accounts, Facebook wrote in its 10-Q filing with the U.S. Securities Exchange and Commission that 8.7 percent of them are not legitimate profile pages. The undesirable accounts included fake names intended to be used for purposes that violate the terms of services, such as spamming....

Mobile Growth Could Mean Revenue Drop For Facebook
2012-08-02 08:11:28

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As Facebook users continue to adapt to using their smartphones to access the social network, Mark Zuckerberg and his staff have new problems confronting them. According to Facebook's 10-Q SEC document posted on Tuesday, the social network has seen a 23 percent increase in its mobile traffic from March to June. The problem Facebook faces is that its mobile advertising cannot generate income like its desktop version software. So, the...

Airports In Honolulu, LA, NY Could Influence Pandemic Spread
2012-07-24 06:20:18

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online 2003 SARS outbreak. 2009 H1N1 flu pandemic. These are just a few of the public health crises that have arisen in the past decade. To better understand how new bacteria or viruses could spread around the world with the help of air travel, epidemiologists and scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) looked at how location can affect high infection rates....

2012-07-11 23:03:24

Proximity-Based Social Media Site Zipdeeloo Encourages Members to Save Time and Money by Connecting People in the Same Zip Code Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 11, 2012 zipdeeloo.com creates convenience and benefits for members living in the same area. This new national website wants members to use local resources and neighbors to make everyday life easier. Through shared calendars, a marketplace, discussion forums and networking capabilities, members can organize car pools, kids activities, ride...

2012-07-11 23:02:36

Summer Youth Culture Study 2012–“The Digital Lifestyle” Preps Brands with Fresh Insight on Changes in Social Network Patterns, Ad Preferences, Sponsorship Effectiveness, Technology, Cell Phones, Music Influences, More Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2012 Today´s youth culture is undoubtedly the most tech-savvy generation in the world--the results of growing-up in a constantly connected world. They are also the demographic that´s pushing change in social network...

Social Networks Influence Personal Health Decisions
2012-07-06 12:09:33

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest are just a few of the social media networks that have become popular in the past few years. Social media networks allow individuals to share photos, stories, video, and other forms of communication with friends and family. Investigators have studied how social media has become integrated in people´s daily lives. In particular, researchers from the University of Southern California (USC) recently...

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  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.