LinkedIn has acquired the social decision-making service Maybe and has shut it down, the company confirmed today.
LinkedIn began rolling out a simpler main navigation bar today, building on efforts to make the site easier to use.
Twitter today launched a feature that will allow users to opt into two-factor account authentication on the service.
Google+ shares are more valuable to merchants than referrals from Twitter or Facebook, according to an analysis of $5 million worth of online purchases that came through the social commerce platform Addshoppers.com.
With an update to its cloud storage mobile app Drive, Google takes Android users one step closer to a paperless future.
A Norfolk, England, driver felt so entitled to “knock a cyclist off his bike” that she boasted about the act on Twitter, where users quickly recognized the act as a hit-and-run accident and notified the authorities, according to a report in the Daily Mail.
Twitter today rolled out an additional feature in its card format that allows marketers to obtain users’ email addresses from within the Twitter stream.
Pandora has partnered with Facebook to bring personal recommendations from the music streaming service to users’ Timelines, the companies announced today.
Social media is a key factor in managing a brand’s online reputation, according to an analysis by MDG Advertising. Research shows that 92 percent of consumers trust the brand recommendations they receive from friends and family, and that 70 percent also value other consumers’s opinions online. Combining case studies, statistics, and practical advice, this infographic illustrates the need for brands to incorporate social media into their reputation management strategies.
I spent the summer of 2008 living in a youth hostel in the middle of Times Square, where an old classmate I had reconnected with on MySpace had filled his two-bedroom apartment with bunk beds. I shared a basement with a rotating cast of 14 tourists and two kittens while he slept in a loft space above the living room and his roommate took the other bedroom. The idea was ahead of its time — Airbnb, a site for listing short-term rentals of rooms or entire homes, emerged just a couple months later.