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2014-06-30 23:09:56

Turn-key solution helps marketers reach customers and prospects on Facebook using paid search keyword activity. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Kenshoo (http://www.Kenshoo.com), the global leader in predictive media optimization technology, today announced that its recently released digital marketing targeting solution, Intent-Driven Audiences (IDA) has been named a winner in the Facebook Innovation Competition for the online sales category. Kenshoo IDA matches clicks on search...

2014-06-30 23:06:09

BlogHer, Inc., the premium cross-platform media network and publisher for women, welcomes Skype as the Official Communications Sponsor of the 10th Annual BlogHer Conference, the largest event for bloggers and social media influencers in the nation. Created to help people do things together whenever they’re apart, Skype’s text, voice and video solutions will be used to power everyday conference communications and enhance opportunities for attendees to connect leading up to the...

2014-06-30 20:21:55

Enhancing the public image and perception of Miami's inhabitants is becoming increasingly important due to its booming real estate market and the launch of Bravo's TV show, Million Dollar Listing Miami. MIAMI, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Internet has become an invaluable asset to selling yourself and your capabilities from work to romance. With the popularity of social media and online dating worldwide, self-employed entrepreneurs and realtors in Miami have seen the increasing...

US Supreme Court Shoots Down Google's Challenge Over Street View Lawsuit
2014-06-30 12:57:26

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google won't get its day in court – at least not with the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS). The highest court in the land on Monday declined to hear Google Inc.'s lawsuit challenge. Google had sought to challenge a lawsuit that accused it of violating federal wiretap law when it accidentally collected emails and other personal data when building its popular Street View program. The Supreme Court left intact a September...

facebook emotions study
2014-06-29 05:16:31

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The social media universe lit up this weekend with news that Facebook and social scientists from the social network as well as Cornell University and the University of California, San Francisco had manipulated news feeds for some 689,000 users without their knowledge or prior specific consent. If you frequent the redOrbit website, you may know that I wrote about the actual study approximately two weeks ago, detailing the exact nature...

2014-06-28 23:01:43

Profit By Outsourcing, #1 web design and development company in India is known for its excellent services of website development on all major platforms. New York (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 Profit By Outsourcing, #1 web design and development company in India is known for its excellent services of website development on all major platforms. Profit by Outsourcing employs a team of experts who have a vast knowledge of website development and have worked for thousands of websites from all across...

2014-06-27 23:05:30

ShopSocially CEO, Jai Rawat shared strategies to achieve measurable social commerce success with limited resources at the recent IRCE conference. Jai co-presented with Plum District and Mezzmer who shared specific examples and metrics. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Jai Rawat, CEO of the leading social commerce platform ShopSocially, was invited to present at the recent IRCE conference. Jai, along with his co-presenters, Susan Kim, CEO of Plum District and Michael Lee, Founder at...

YouTube Offers New Features, Including Creator Studio For Mobile
2014-06-27 14:32:46

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While Google showcased a number of new Android offerings this week at its I/O Conference, Friday became YouTube's turn to show off. At the VidCon conference in Anaheim, YouTube introduced new features that are aimed at helping users reach global audiences, grow their business and make videos that are “even more awesome.” "We came to Anaheim today to offer them a sneak preview of new features and updates we’re releasing in the...

Facebook Fights Manhattan DA Over Demands For User Accounts
2014-06-27 10:18:20

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The New York Times reported on Thursday that social media giant Facebook is facing off with the Manhattan district attorney. The fight reportedly revolves around the government's demand for the contents of hundreds of Facebook accounts. Confidential legal documents, which were unsealed on Wednesday, revealed that the social network has argued that Manhattan prosecutors last summer allegedly violated the constitutional rights of its...

2014-06-26 23:09:09

Software company expands focus beyond Facebook apps and offers products that work anywhere on the web. Reno, NV (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 After three years of being a self-service software platform that businesses use to publish custom Facebook Page apps, ShortStack has revamped their platform to be a tool that businesses can use to create Campaigns that can be published anywhere online, in addition to Facebook. ShortStack Campaigns are mobile and desktop friendly. “In the last year...

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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Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'