“If you ignore Google+, Google Search will ignore you.” – Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page
Scientists are developing an online lie detector for Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms to determine the veracity of online rumors.
“Every social network has a defined lifespan for most people where the benefits of using it outweigh the costs.”
When dealing with the fallout of a cyber-bullying incident, Matt Shaw discovered that there was no real way to delete the content. In fact, he had no control of the content and it would live on the Facebook servers forever. So he created Memorease and Milestones for social media users who are tired of being the product.
“While some social media users saw the news as a tentative but promising entry for Indonesian business into an industry whose roots remain firmly planted in Silicon Valley, others greeted the announcement with suspicion.”
Kim Stafford is just another example of how social networks like Tumblr, Twitter and Imgur are designed to strip stories of their context and reduce everything to a single line — or image.
Facebook’s Twitter-esque product updates may not resonate with users.
Opineer.com is a new poll-based social network designed to help startup entrepreneurs get advice and other information that could help them make crucial business decision.
At the MobileBeat mobile technology conference this week in San Francisco, the focus was no longer on social applications: Investors and enterprises wanted to talk about money, and app-makers wanted to talk about infrastructure support. But the social apps that made the cut and competed in the startup competition that closed the conference highlighted innovations on familiar use cases, even on the new interface of Google Glass.
Many of Silicon Valley’s major technology companies supported same-sex marriage in briefs filed with the Supreme Court.