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2012-06-10 23:00:45

Online trading will be easier for new eBay users because of a free shout box known as Chatwing. This free chat widget allows beginners to connect to hundreds of eBay Pros for tips and pieces of advice. Chatwing can accommodate 600 chatters at the same time. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) June 10, 2012 Online buying and selling is now a growing trend. Based on Internet standards, buyers can choose from thousands of merchants and pick the product that fit their unique needs. A known online marketplace...

Napster Co-Founders Launch New Social Video Service
2012-06-05 13:27:46

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com On Tuesday, Napster cofounders unveiled a new video chat platform to the public for the first time called Airtime. Airtime is a one-on-one video service that is purported to be the next big start up from Silicon Valley. The social-video site will be connecting millions of people based on interests and social connections, similar to how Google's video chat service works on its Google+ social network.  Airtime will be integrated deeply into Facebook,...

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2012-05-31 15:52:24

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Daniel Ek and Sean Parker–co-founder and Director of Spotify, respectively–took to the red chairs last night at the All Things D conference and were interviewed by the Wall Street Journal´s tech journalist extraordinaire Walt Mossberg. During the interview, Mossberg took the time to ask the two streaming music providers about their legal negotiations in the States and their relationships with the record labels. Surprisingly, Mossberg was...

2012-05-30 10:40:42

Reinforcing that the best things in life are free, a new study from the University of California, Berkeley, shows that online freebie-exchange communities such as “Freecycle” and “Couchsurfing” foster greater team spirit among their members than do cash-for-goods websites. The results, published earlier this month in the journal Administrative Science Quarterly, may help explain why a growing number of recession-weary Americans are participating less in...


Latest Virtual communities Reference Libraries

Blog
2013-02-17 09:13:14

Image Credit: Photos.com A blog is a written discussion or information posted on a website over the Internet. The blog is posted with the most recent one first, dealing with any subject or topic within the constraints of the website administrator. Before 2009 most blogs were written by an individual or small group of people. Today, most websites use multi-author blogs (MABs) where a large number of authors write and submit content which is edited professionally. Information gathered for...

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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2013-03-16 00:00:00

A wiki is simply a website that allows the users to create and edit any number of interlinked web pages through a simplified markup language. They are often powered with wiki software and used to collaborative wiki websites, power community websites, for note taking, and in knowledge management systems. Some wikis serve specific purpose while others are more of an open content format. Wiki, meaning fast in Hawaiian, was first created by Ward Cunningham who developed WikiWikiWeb. Wikis...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.