Adoption, importance and habit are three major aspects of any product or service to lead the trail. Undoubtedly Social Media is controlling all of them seamlessly in current scenario. Facebook had learned this lesson at very early stage and...
Indeed India is one of the most emerging markets for Facebook by all the ways. Constantly, company has put multi level efforts and investments to have substantial impact on Indian people in last couple of years. Most interestingly, in...
Larry would be going through the sleepless nights these days for sure. Internet Giant Google's social networking website Orkut has lost yet another turf to the surge of Facebook. India stands among very few countries where Orkut is still a champion in social networking despite of hard selling by other competitors like ibibo, Facebook.com, Fropper & Twitter. But now anymore.
The Social media industry has a new agenda, that of scaling up to next generation computation. The nature of the industry itself implies that a relatively small number of players control the global social networking eco system and this is leading to a vigorous battle on this front.. Google has been pinched by the core due to enormous rise of Facebook and company barely has anything in hand which can encounter such situation, besides being just a spectator; atleast for now.
Facebook has decided to implement a new feature in it's addictive social networking site called “Places” which allows FB users to share their locations with friends & relatives. With this, the company has extended its reach into the real world from the virtual one at a time when there is significant concerns about privacy, which caught it in the wrong foot. Facebook however. expects acceleration in sales ad revenue with Places.
Facebook has just confirmed that it is on verged of rolling new Facebook ‘Like’ button which is getting display all over the web these days. Most of the websites, blogs, articles and news portals are using ‘Like” button to increase popularity of their content across the web. Company assured that the new variations of the Like button to make it more seamless for people to like content and share it with their friends
It seems Google is closing corners to launch its social networking initiative - Google Me, a Facebook competitor. With its latest move - acquisition of Slide Inc, a social widget makes, clearly indicates the head path of the company. Slide Inc develops applications and virtual goods for Facebook, MySpace and other websites.
There is every chance that can delay an IPO of Facebook for 2012 as learned by Bloomberg from three sources familiar with the matter. By the IPO schedule change, Mark Zuckerberg - CEO, will get more time to gain users and accelerate the sales which in turn can pay back with higher share value at time of launch.
AllFacebook boasts a nice feature where you can see what the top performing Facebook Pages are – meaning which Pages have gathered the largest following to date. The problem is that there’s apparently a significant lag, and that the data presented is therefor inaccurate (for example, it undercounts the number of fans of the popular Texas Hold’em Poker page by nearly 1.5 million).