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Murdoch on MySpace "We Screwed Up"
2012-01-14 05:11:18

Media mogul and News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch took to one social network to candidly discuss his and his company's involvement with another on Friday. On his Twitter account, Murdoch addressed the "many jokes and questions" about News Corp.'s purchase of MySpace for $580 million back in 2005. Speaking bluntly, he said that the company "screwed up in every way possible" while learning "lots of valuable expensive lessons." Two years after purchasing the social network, its value increased...

2012-01-13 13:40:00

A recent survey of 350+ medical sales job seekers proves the widespread adoption of social networks as job search tools. According to the data, 85% of respondents use social sites for professional purposes, and 1 in 4 said their activity on a social network had led them to a job in medical sales. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) January 13, 2012 A recent survey from MedReps.com finds the popularity of social networks continues to increase - at least among healthcare sales job seekers. The 2011 Social...

2012-01-11 08:00:00

A private dating club, The Social Network, based in the Chicago land area for 20 years is currently auctioning their URL, TheSocialNetwork.com. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) January 11, 2012 Yes, The Social Network is for sale, but maybe not the one you are thinking of. The Social Network.com URL is for sale. With the current drive in social media and social networking, the term, The Social Network, has defined the ways we interact with each other, used for a movie title and even describes...

2011-12-31 18:00:00

Koobflog.com, the social network for golfers, announces Facebook and Twitter integration making it easier to share content with friends on Facebook and Twitter. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) December 31, 2011 Koobflog.com, the social network for golfers, has added the ability to link Facebook and Twitter accounts to a Koobflog account making it simple to share content with friends on Facebook and Twitter. "There are many choices in social networks and quite often, users have several social...

Harvard Researchers Use Facebook To Study How Friendships Form
2011-12-22 05:04:05

Long-term study analyzes social selection and peer influence in online environments New research funded by the National Science Foundation and published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by three Harvard University sociologists examines how we select our friends and the role that friendship plays in transmitting tastes and new ideas. Relationships are basic building blocks of society, and understanding who befriends whom can therefore provide insight into...

Facebook Officially Releases Timeline Feature
2011-12-16 05:28:51

Facebook officially opened up its "Timeline" feature to all of its 800 million users around the world on Thursday. The world's largest social network unveiled the Timeline feature at a developer´s conference in September. The feature turns a user's profile into an interactive digital scrapbook of their time they have had with Facebook interactions. "Timeline gives you an easy way to rediscover the things you shared, and collect your most important moments," Facebook said in a...

Facebook Launching Suicide Prevention Program
2011-12-13 14:05:27

The world's largest social network has launched a new program for people who have suicidal thoughts to get help through the site. Facebook's program enables users to instantly connect with a crisis counselor through its "chat" messaging system. The service is going live today for its over 800 million users.  Facebook also announced changes earlier this year to how users report bullying, offensive content and fake profiles. "One of the big goals here is to get the person in...

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