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Microsoft Confirms $1.2 Billion Yammer Acquisition
2012-06-26 08:56:44

Microsoft confirmed recent rumors on Monday when it officially announced it would acquire San Francisco-based enterprise social-networking startup Yammer for $1.2 billion in cash. The software giant said Yammer would join its Office Division, led by Kurt DelBene. The division also includes SharePoint and Skype. "The acquisition of Yammer underscores our commitment to deliver technology that businesses need and people love," said Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer. "Yammer adds a...

2012-06-20 00:42:05

New mothers who read and write blogs may feel less alone than mothers who do not participate in a blogging community, according to family studies researchers. "It looks like blogging might be helping these women as they transition into motherhood because they may begin to feel more connected to their extended family and friends, which leads them to feel more supported," said Brandon T. McDaniel, graduate student in human development and family studies, Penn State. "That potentially is...

2012-05-31 23:01:59

One of the biggest challenges that most companies will face is using social networking to reach out to customers. B2B e Trader has recently developed an application that will allow users to customize and contact the other party (for free) with their Social Broadcasting Technology. This is the first ever application that is designed to streamline the ability of firms to connect with stakeholders on all of the major social networking sites. St. Petersburg Fl. (PRWEB) May 30, 2012 In the past,...

Making Tasks Fun Distracts Us From The Fact That We’re Working
2012-05-21 04:03:10

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Foursquare has badges, Klout has influence and Twitter has retweets. In the same way we used to boast how many friends we had on MySpace, we know brag about how many friends we have on Facebook or how many simultaneous Words With Friends games we are currently involved in. Social networking has become a game, an online playing field with winners and losers. But in the end, we all get to have fun and play again the next day. This might be one of the...

2012-05-15 14:24:31

SYDNEY, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost a year after fellow social networking company LinkedIn's public trading debut, Facebook has announced it will begin trading on May 18, 2012. Those CFD trading with City Index Australia [http://www.cityindex.com.au/cfd-trading ] will be able to take a position and potentially profit from the company's future share price movement - regardless of whether Facebook's shares move up or down. Trading CFDs is a high risk strategy...

2012-04-23 23:00:26

Leveraging Yodlee platform to innovate new solutions to historically difficult problems Edinburgh, UK (PRWEB) April 23, 2012 miiCard have today announced a move to target the US market following increased market traction globally for miiCard´s online identity verification service. This strategic expansion is in direct response to increasing issues of online trust and the Internet´s identity crisis as highlighted by US Government´s National Strategy for Trusted Identities in...

2012-03-07 21:48:00

NORWALK, Conn., March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- etouches is pleased to announce its next generation release of its API (application programming interface) of its award-winning event management software platform. The new version of the API was released along with a multitude of new enhanced features for the popular eReg and eSocial modules and the integration of partner PR Newswire's iReach content distribution tools into the etouches' administrative interface. (Logo:...

2012-03-07 09:15:00

LUBBOCK, Texas, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hudld brings Facebook and Twitter streams into one fully featured iPhone application built with a combination of speed, usability, and privacy at its core. Without sacrificing features, and supplying a robust system for posting to and managing up to 60 total accounts simultaneously, Hudld supplies its users with the power to fully manage their social networking lives more efficiently. According to head of the startup for Hudld, Brian Ash, "This...

2012-02-17 06:00:00

LONDON, February 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of Britons are losing valuable sleep each night because they are addicted to social networking according to findings from a new sleep report. Gone are the days when Britons liked nothing better then to be tucked up in bed with a mug of cocoa and a good book. In today's modern society, 72% of adults spend their time in bed before falling asleep updating or checking their friends status updates on Facebook. The study...

The Perils Of Social Networking For School Employees
2012-02-01 11:01:12

School administrators are facing a growing dilemma resulting from social networking that goes beyond preventing cyber-bullying among students. They're also faced with balancing the rights of privacy and free speech of educators with what should be the appropriate behavior of teachers as role models. Janet Decker, a University of Cincinnati assistant professor in UC's Educational Leadership Program, reveals more on the dilemma in an article published in the January issue of Principal...


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Social Networking Service
2013-01-27 09:02:30

A social networking service is an online service provided to the public for social interaction between families, friends, and also for gaining new friends over the internet. These networks often include such services as e-mail and instant messaging. Social networks are found worldwide and used by half of the world’s population in some form or another. In 2011 a survey revealed 47 percent of adults and 73 percent of teens use a social networking service. You can use these services to...

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