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2014-06-03 23:01:01

Gchat users have seen some changes in the past week—and EverSpark’s Jason Hennessey says they’re part of a clever strategy by Google. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The interface of Google’s Gchat abruptly changed last Tuesday, losing its old look to match that of other Google services. Jason Hennessey of internet marketing company EverSpark Interactive says the change is part of a focused strategy by Google—one which will ultimately change the way we think of online chat. The seemingly...

Mobile App Downloading Service Pryte Picked Up By Facebook
2014-06-03 14:32:23

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Facebook has acquired Pryte, a Finnish provider of technology that lets smartphone users download applications through a temporary mobile data allowance system. The Helsinki-based startup made the announcement that the social network had acquired its business for an undisclosed sum. Pryte's technology allows app makers and carriers to sell mobile data in incremental – and thus potentially low-priced – packages based around app...

myspace wants to embarass you
2014-06-03 04:22:42

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Social media site MySpace has launched a novel campaign to get users back – and as Mashable's Kurt Wagner reports, "it requires a little blackmail." The not-quite-social-network has reportedly begun emailing users old photos in hopes of enticing them to return. "Your Photos are Back!" read the subject line of the ominous marketing emails. These emails then included a photo or two along with the not-so-subtle message, "The good, the...

2014-05-31 23:04:20

New Shopify plugin targets eCommerce companies with complete sales and marketing suite. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Agile CRM, a subscription-based SaaS product that went into open beta in March 2014, announces the beta release of its powerful new Shopify App. Agile’s streamlined plugin offers many of the features of leading Shopify plugins for user engagement and retention, all within one intuitive app. The new plugin lets online businesses sell faster, engage users...

2014-05-30 23:08:13

Popular retailer for décor items, Vintage Marquee Lights, is using ShopSocially’s social commerce platform to turn website visitors into social brand ambassadors. Vintage Marquee Lights is gaining quality Facebook fans and also identifying social influencers who are driving high quality referral traffic to their e-commerce store. Mountain View, California (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Popular retailer for décor items, Vintage Marquee Lights (VML), today announced its social commerce...

2014-05-30 23:05:12

Cloud based customer support software integrates with Shopify, Magento and WooCommerce to enable businesses support their customers without having to leave their stores. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Freshdesk, a leading provider of customer support software in the SaaS market, has just announced it has tightly integrated with Magento, WooCommerce and Shopify. More than 20,000 businesses across the world use Freshdesk to support customers over email, chat, phone, Twitter...

skype logo
2014-05-30 08:43:36

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Science fiction has long had devices that could translate communications. In the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series, it was biological in the form of the Babel Fish, while in Star Trek it was the aptly named "universal translator." Those were just plot devices, but soon the real deal could arrive – and it won't involve shoving a fish in one's ear to understand someone who doesn't speak your language. Microsoft announced this...

2014-05-30 04:23:00

Following the announcement of Facebook's updated privacy settings, online marketing company, fishbat, discusses the updates and their relevance to all Facebook users. BOHEMIA, N.Y., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- fishbat, a leading Long Island online marketing company, discusses Facebook's updated privacy settings and how they will affect users. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140529/92483 According to an official blog post released by Facebook titled "Making It Easier to...

2014-05-29 23:15:46

LBA ranked in the Top 5 for Facebook mentions growth by SIGNL. Greenville, NC (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 LBA Group, Inc. announced that it has been recognized with a 2013 Growth Award by a business intelligence firm for achieving significant growth in a very critical social media metric. SIGNL ranked LBA Group’s Facebook initiative number three out of 841 communications manufacturing sector companies for mentions growth in 2013. “SIGNL's algorithm analyzes millions of data points...

2014-05-29 23:05:15

RealtyTech announces that Company President and CEO, Richard Uzelac, will be giving a Social Media Marketing Seminar on LinkedIn at the Southland Regional Association of Realtors® SRAR Expo 2014. Thousand Oaks, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 RealtyTech CEO, Richard Uzelac, will be giving the seminar, On-Ramp to LinkedIn, in Athena South from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at the 2014 Southland Regional Association of Realtors® (SRAR) Expo. The 2014 SRAR Expo is on June 12 at The Odyssey Restaurant...


Latest Web 2.0 Reference Libraries

Reid Hoffman
2013-09-19 09:30:28

Reid Hoffman, born August 5, 1967, is an American entrepreneur, venture capitalist and author. Hoffman is best known as the co-founder of LinkedIn, a social network used primarily for business connections and job searching. Hoffman was born in Stanford, California, the son of Deanna Ruth Rutter and William Parker Hoffman, Jr. and grew up in Berkeley, California. He attended high school at The Putney School, where he farmed maple syrup, drove oxen and studied epistemology. He graduated from...

Kobo Arc
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Kobo Arc is a tablet computer produced and released by Kobo Inc. in November, 2012. It has a 7-inch screen and uses Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. It is the second model produced by Kobo, the first was the Kobo Vox. It comes in black or white with Wi-Fi, a micro USB port, a headphone jack, and dual speakers. It has a dual core CPU, 1 GB Ram, and 16, 32, or 64 GB of storage. It has a rechargeable battery with ten hours of reading and two weeks stand by. It is capable of...

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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