Assume you want to go for lunch but not alone. You can check within your company who can join you. But how ? Exactly the similar situation faced by a Sr Executive in LG CNS Co, a Korean IT firm, when he wanted to have few partner for lunch. He just logged in to Twitter account and tweeted but only to employees within his technology-services firm. "Only within his firm ? "- Really Amazing !!!
Twitter is all set to launch its first ever official Tweet button which can be integrated with various blogs, websites, portals etc, as reported by a Technology blog Mashable today. This Tweet button will tweet about the information directly to Twitter website besides counting the number of Tweets for that page. This tweet button could have possible launch on Thursday.
Finally it was a day when a new executive post came into existence for corporate world. In a live show, Follow me, MTV has crowned its first ever Twitter Jockey (TJ) last night. Finale, held last night, was culmination of the cable network’s several month long quest to find the social media voice and face of the company.
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.
Twitter, a micro blogging website, is one of the most successful venture in recent times. Just few days back Twitter crossed 20 Billion Tweets count. People have integrated Twitter service with their life and living a virtual world with it. However constant popularity growth of Twitter made people to adopt its services in many more ways. Thinking on the same thought way, a British man called Paul Smith has traveled around the world almost totally free using only Twitter to get journeys from fellow users.
According to tracking service GegaTweet, Twitter, a type of micro blogging website, has crossed 20 billion tweet mark from the time of inception. Twitter just took 2 months to reach from 15 billion tweets to 20 billion and five months from 10 billion to 15 billion which ensures that further popularity of the microblogging service will be accelerated.
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.
Finally Facebook started rolling out its new app called Facebook Questions. With this new rollout, Facebook is further competing with various other similar app providers like Yahoo Answers, Mahalo, Quora. By this app, Facebook gives an opportunity to its large user base to throw any questions to huge community for which interested users can reply or give their opinion.
Even after much criticism, security debacles and negative customer satisfaction reports, somehow Facebook, the world's No1 social networking website with 500 million users, keeps on chugging along owing to it's massive userbase, who can't do without it. However, recently, it has come to light that many users on Facebook have found a shocking Video Scam which is basically a phishing gimmick and adds another negative tag to Facebook services.
As per a recent report published at Bloomberg, Linkedin has been evaluated as $2 Billion company now. A recent move by Tiger Global Management LLC, a hedge fund, paid $20 Million to have control over 1% of Linkedin Corp, which made Linkedin such a high valued company.
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