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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...

2012-05-21 23:01:21

5 years ago Facebook replaced MySpace because MySpace´s lack of discretion. 2 years ago the movie “Social Network” exposed Facebook´s beginnings. Today, Facebook's User Agreement permits them to sell your behaviors to the highest bidder. Social Dashboard could catch the mass exodus away from Facebook because Social Dashboard is socially conscious. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) May 21, 2012 "Facebook is undoubtedly the $100B gorilla in the room, but Social Dashboard is...

2012-05-19 23:03:19

Recently, eBay buyers and sellers have been using Chatwing´s website chat tool to communicate. Chatwing is a blog chat tool that can be used by everyone. It is also compatible to most blogs and websites. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 19, 2012 Many people are now finding their favorite gadgets and materials with the help of eBay. This online bidding site has become famous because of the thousands of feedbacks and recommendations it received for many years. Recently, eBay buyers and sellers...


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
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.'