Facebook’s Twitter-esque product updates may not resonate with its 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.
Google+ now hosts more user accounts than Twitter, according to a survey [pdf] conducted in March by Burst Media.
Millennials, or young people who have never known a world without Internet technology, have already begun to see how online social networking behavior can come home to roost during a job search. Some behaviors are beginning to shift as a result, but some users still fail to take necessary precautions, according to a McAfee infographic.
We all have one or two friends who have used Facebook and left the site. Do those people share some fundamental trait? Not according to a new study from Cornell University, which found various, often overlapping reasons for leaving Facebook.
Four in five people believe that incivility on social media is on the rise, according to an online survey conducted by VitalSmarts. Out of 2,698 respondents, 76 percent said they have witnessed an argument over social media, while 88 percent believe people are less polite on social networks than they are in person.
Where are all the cool kids from the Netherlands hanging out online? Hint: it’s not Facebook. This snack-size infographic shows which regional social networks are popular in different parts of the world.
Remote wedding planners will have one more tool for keeping all their tulle (and lace and beads) on one page: David’s Bridal today announced a social network for brides called My Event.