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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...

Facebook VP Envisions Location-based Mobile Advertising
2012-06-19 11:54:39

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com Social networking giant Facebook may soon delve into location-based mobile advertising, but the company´s vice president of global marketing solutions stopped short of saying that it is in fact working on such a system, according to media reports. VP Carolyn Everson said in an interview with Bloomberg that the social network could one day allow advertisers to target mobile users based on their exact location. However, Bloomberg misinterpreted that...

Facebook Settles 'Sponsored Stories' Lawsuit For $10 Million
2012-06-18 04:42:05

The popular social network Facebook has agreed to pay $10 million to charity in order to settle a lawsuit filed by members who accused the website of violating their rights by using their names and likenesses without permission, according to various media reports published Sunday. Five members of Facebook filed suit in a San Jose courtroom, accusing the social media site of violating California state law by publicizing their "likes" of specific advertisers. The accusers alleged that...

Facebook Tech Chief Leaving Company
2012-06-17 05:55:23

Bret Taylor, who has been the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Facebook since August of 2009, announced on Friday that he would be leaving the popular social network later on this summer in order to start his own company. Taylor, who according to the Wall Street Journal was in charge of Facebook's platform and mobile endeavors, was the CEO of the social network website FriendFeed until it was acquired by Facebook nearly three years ago. Mike Vernal will take over his platform duties,...

2012-06-15 23:01:22

The Local Newspaper Alliance is a publicist network that reaches national and local newspapers worldwide. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 15, 2012 Richard Mahee is the founder of Mahvrick Networks (http://www.mahvrick.com) announced the launch of Local Newspaper Alliance. Mahvrick Networks is a network of blogs, websites, newspapers owned by Mahvrick and partners of Mahvrick Networks worldwide. The objective of the network is to let people have their own “Voice”. The network is...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'