As odd as it can be but it’s True – Love story between Skype, a VoIP Internet service provider, and Fring, a mobile communication provider, seems to reach to an end. It was all started when Fring claimed that Skype blocked Fring access which made millions of Fring users to face disconnect from Skype. In last 2 weeks there were dramatic changes and allegations between both the companies and none of them are ready to reveal the actual steps taken against each other.
People who are using short link for any of their promotion on Facebook will have a sudden but little difficult time with Facebook. Facebook has just blocked worlds most popular URL shorter link Bit.ly as Facebook marked it as abusive for its network. Millions of links on Facebook are getting affected.People who are using various blogs or website which carrier Bit.ly short link wont be able to post a link on Facebook.
Social media site, Facebook.com, which has set up its first base in Asia at Hyderabad (India), has initiated its hiring process. To begin with, the social media giant has roped in Kirthiga Reddy as director of online operations and...
Infosys Technologies ( NASDAQ : INFY ) has planned to launched a Social Networking Policy for all of its employees across the globe. This policy will protect the interest of company for any valuable information leaking or any personal attack towards company management through social networking websites like Twitter, Facebook, MySpace etc.
Facebook has moved to overturn New York based judge's recent order for temporarily blocking assets of the company, as world No 1 social networking company responds to a lawsuit by a New Yorker named Paul Ceglla who claimed to own 84% company stack. In a civil lawsuit filed by Paul, he claims to have signed contract with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to develop and design a website which was named as "TheFaceook.com".
Microsoft is announcing today that its has integrated Facebook and windows Live Messenger into Outlook, making million of Outlook users closer to social networking and adding a bench for huge Facebook Users with Outlook. Just last year Microsoft announced the integration of Social Networking feeds into Outlook by Social Networking Connector to give you an instant information & update inside Outlook.
No matter how many websites, articles, information or portals are available, search is still dominating the market for Internet users. With tons of information to surf, it is actually impossible for anyone to scan all the website available on Internet. despite of various social networking sites like Facebook & Twitter which dominates the place for user collection, when it comes to traffic search engine is the best option for business owners.
With constant popularity and acceptance of Top rated Social Networking website "Facebook", more and more age groups are turning towards this across the globe. Since Facebook is open for all gae group people, there are good number of people between age group 12 - 18 for whom security and data screening is a big challenge for Facebook these days. In order to address this Facebook is ready to launch Child Safety application called "Panic Button"
With the trend which is getting followed by Hollywood and Bollywood celebrity, Bollywood start following Twitter and Facebook now. BalajiTelefilms latest production "Once Upon a time in Mumbai" will use the huge network of Facebook and Twitter now. Balaji Telefilms has signed a deal with Ignitee Digital Solution to promote its upcoming film ‘Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai’ through social networking site Facebook. The film’s website MumbaiGoesRewind.com, designed and developed by Ignitee, is made like an editorial of the newspaper with 1970s feel.
Top rated Social Networking website Facebook will soon launch service to cater Asian users where Credit card won't be required to buy any Digital Goods like ebooks, app, games etc. with partnership with Malaysian company named MOL Global, Facebook eyeing more Revenue potential & online trading by Asian members. Known as little less comfortable with Credit Card transaction, Asian people still rely more on prepaid cards compare to credit cards.
Facebook's mobile site m.facebook.com is accessible free of cost to 130 Million Airtel customers across India till August 31, 2010. In-line to this, Airtel customers who are Facebook users will be able to post status updates, comment and write on walls, message others, and also be able to view and upload photos without any data charges. According to Bharti Airtel, its existing mobile internet customers can immediately start connecting with their friends by visiting the Facebook mobile site.
In Asia it has never been easy for Merchants to accept the effectiveness of E-Mail marketing till last year. People still used to log-in to their Inbox for checking their emails and sending the replies. Scenario is no more same now. A recent survey conduced by e-Dilaog, a GSI Commerce Marketing Services division, reveals that 67 per cent of consumers in Asia-Pacific have made a purchase in a store or over the phone as a result of receiving a marketing email.
Zapak Digital Entertainment, which runs an online gaming portal Zapak.com, has launched a Facebook application (Apps.Facebook.com/ZapakGames) that will allow users to play more than 30 different games from Zapak on the social networking site. The application will also allow users to flaunt their gaming skills through ‘trophy cabinet’, a feature that shows the number of trophies won by a user in each game, to friends.
Social media such as Facebook and Twitter and blogging sites have become powerful tools that influence what people buy, according to a report by online researcher Nielsen. The inaugural Asia Pacific Social Media Report states that from China and India to Australia, online reviews are a major influence in buying electronics items, cosmetics, cars and food, among other things.
US-based social networking site Facebook is expected to launch its India operations from Hyderabad in less than two months. Facebook, which has more than 500 million active users worldwide, including nearly 8 million subscribers in India, reportedly plans to invest $150 million in the initial phases and recruit close to 500 people for running its India operations.
The web has erupted with a wave of rumors about a new social networking service created by web giant Google. Bloggers are saying the service (which is tentatively called "Google Me") will be in direct competition with Facebook. But is it really a rumor or Google, known for its direct competition behavior and aggressive style of promotion, is working with closed door for its upcoming portal ?