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AOL sells Bebo with the loss of 85%

AOL has sold its social networking site Bebo to US-based merchant banking and financial advisory firm, Criterion Capital Partners. The deal was reportedly closed for less than $10 million. AOL had acquired Bebo by paying $850 million in March 2008. with tough market competition from frindster & Facebook, which over run Bebo made AOL to accept the loss of allmost 85%.

What do you check first: Email or Facebook ?

Which kind of Internet user are you: The kind who prefers email and just-the-facts interactions with companies, or the social media-happy brand fan? Or do you find yourself somewhere in between? Do you overcome of the habit of social networking at office place or you are the one who want to join the virtual world first ?

‘Halal’ version of Facebook a hit in Pakistan

The "halal" version of Facebook launched by Pakistanis last month after a ban was imposed on the social networking website for featuring blasphemous caricatures is going strong with 333,000 users having signed up at the last count. Millatfacebook.com, or "MFB" for short, was launched by six tech-savvy Pakistanis following a furore over the caricatures of Prophet Mohammed on Facebook.

Be Aware ! Try Deleting your FB account…Not a cake walk

To get in touch with others, we simply signup to any one or multiple social networking sites like Facebook.com, Bigadda.com or Twitter.com. Infact the process of signup is so simple now that just by providing an email address and name we can be a member of any professional or personal networking website.....Here it comes a big question : How many people ever tried to delete their account from these social networking website ?

Facebook finds Kidnapped Kids !

A Southern California mother was recently able to locate her long-ago kidnapped children via Facebook, according to numerous media reportsAn unnamed San Bernardino woman lost her son and daughter in 1995 when her then-husband made off with the 2- and 3-year-old toddlers. But the intervening years brought the advent of the World Wide Web, along with, eventually, social-networking sites.In...

Social networking heats up on browsing phones

People with Web-browsing phones are spending a lot more of their minutes accessing social networks these days, according to a new study from ComScore.The study, released Wednesday, pegs social networking as the fastest growing activity among people with smartphones and other advanced phones that offer Web browsing, which are also known as feature phones.

Andriod 2.1 based Motorola Flipout released

Motorola announced the launch of Flipout, its Android-powered compact smartphone. The Flipout runs on Google's Android 2.1 and comes with Motoblur, Motorola's custom user interface for Android phones. The Motoblur interface aggregates and syncs Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Gmail and last.fm.

Paypal, Facebook, Twitter among Top .com ventures

Twitter, YouTube, PayPal, MySpace, Alibaba, Baidu, eTrade and Infosys are some of the companies included in the list. Tim Berners-Lee, Vint Cerf, Jim Clark and Andy Grove are some of the internet entrepreneurs who have found mentioned in the list.

Now its “Quit Facebook Day” ?

Anger and rejection against Facebook's newly applied policies last month giving birth to many social ventures worldwide. Many of the ventures are delicately trying to grab a pie from 450 Million users base of Facebook by launching similar but regional social networking portals across the globe. No matter its Pakistan, USA, Europe or India. Out of all new alternatives of Facebook, a revolutionary movement has taken place which is demanding to pledge for Facebook boycott.

Facebook back to networking in Pakistan !

A Pakistani court on Monday directed authorities to restore access to Facebook nearly two weeks after blocking the popular social networking website for hosting a page with blasphemous caricatures of Prophet Mohammed. "Restore Facebook. We don't want to block access to information," Justice Ijaz Chaudhry of the Lahore High Court said.

Pakistan plays politics with Facebook !

Just few days back, we heard about Pakistan banned Facebook, Youtube & Twitter. Despite of partial release of YouTube, after deletion of controversial objects, Pakistan still continue the ban on Facebook. Now the stories are getting air that Facebook ban was much more political influenced instead of sentimental of muslims in Pakistan.

Shapeup Facebook for Business orientation !

Indeed Facebook is growing with all its glory and users. with constant development, exposure and acceptance of Facebook, people are getting more and more addicted to Facebook. Bumping with this thought, Ryan Merket - an ex-facebook employee and nalin Mittal - an exZapoos consultant thought to deliver the Facebook advantages to the business entities worldwide.

Was it Microsoft who establised Facebook ?

There were 11 companies who played an important role for gaining Facebook such an exposure.Top of all, it's really surprising, it was Microsoft who outplayed rest all the companies and made Facebook out of reach from most of the companies. An interesting story behind the success of Facebook and how Microsoft helped Facebook to transform its image from 1.5 Billion to 15 Billion company

Now Twitter dies off in Pakistan !

It's not been more than 48 hours when Pakistan blocked Facebook & Youtube. With latest turn, Pakistani authorities widened the crackdown on websites with blasphemous contents by restricting access to popular social networking website Twitter on Friday.

Pakistan throws out YouTube again after Facebook !

The blockade came after the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) directed Internet service providers to block access to social network site Facebook indefinitely on Wednesday because of an online competition to draw the Prophet Mohammad.

Death of MySpace !

Time and now we kept on hearing that many Sr exec. from MySpace are joining various other org and now I see no one is talking about Myspace. Is that mean that MySpace has already a past......Cant say now....but here is a funny video on MySpace who touches the reality and dealth of MySpace :

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