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
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.
Its official now ! Facebook has crossed 500 Million long anticipated users base yesterday. On his blog post Mark Zuckerberg, CEO - Facebook, announced yesterday. Mark further writes "I could have never imagined all of the ways people would use Facebook when we were getting started 6 years ago. I want to thank you for being part of making Facebook what it is today and for spreading it around the world.”
Top Social Networking website Facebook has been rated among Web Worst’s company in an American Customer satisfaction Survey conducted by ForeSee. Surprisingly, company’s ranking is lower than any other business in its category besides MySpace which stand at the lowest in the list. Larry Freed, CEO- ForeSee, says that “blow on privacy issue, constant change in design, data flow, frequent app upgrades and integration of advertisement section and commercialization are the main cause behind posted ranking for Facebook.
Finally Facebook registered victory over a lawsuits filed in US court towards ownership dispute with New York resident Paul Cegli, preventing any assets transfer, when a New York federal court judge struck down a restraining order preventing the company from transferring its assets.Just couple of days before I have mentioned in one of my posts that a New York resident Paul Cegli claims over 84% of ownership over Facebook and filed a lawsuite against Facebook and Mark Zuckerber - CEO and Co-Founder of Facebook.
Outraged Muslims who recently faced issues with Facebook for various reasons are back with an ultimatum to Facebook for revoking banned pages such as Facebook.com/Rassoul.Allaah and Facebook.com/Logo.Ramadan. After Facebook's "Everybody Draw Mohammed Day", which outraged Muslims and resulted as a ban for Facebook in many countries like Pakistan & Bangladesh, a group of Muslims have drawn a deadline of 21st July failing to which Facebook will loose its 2.5 Million Muslim user base to madina.com - a Facebook clone.
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.