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Twitter, Facebook for Journalists

Posted in Lifestyle, Technology, social networks on June 28th, 2011 by Radhika – Be the first to comment

Twitter has been one pf the most important source of news for journalists across the globe. Acknowledging this fact the site has launched a new section that is a guide for all the news reporters on how best to use this site for sharing and reporting events. Twitter has named this guide, “Twitter for Newsrooms”. It ...

YAMMER’s new AIR Powered app.

Posted in Featured, Gadgets, Lifestyle, Technology on May 8th, 2011 by Clickindia – Be the first to comment

Yammer, the enterprise social networking platform based in San Francisco was founded in Sept. 2008. It is engaged in providing a secure way for employees to communicate, collaborate and share information. It has introduced a new iPad app and is rolling out a new version of its Adobe AIR-powered desktop app. Yammer launched as “Twitter for Business” ...

Is Twitter really dying?

Posted in Lifestyle, Technology, social networks on April 16th, 2011 by Radhika – Be the first to comment

Jack Dorsey designed the word Twitter in 2006 after he noticed people sending short messages to each other wanting to know about each other’s status. Today Twitter has covered 200 million people who communicate in an orderly, simple fashion unlike that noisy Facebook messages- in short one is devoid of target ads, friends request and flippant ...

The Changes in Facebook

Posted in Lifestyle, Technology, social networks on March 28th, 2011 by Radhika – Be the first to comment

Though the social networking site comes up with many changes, there are five things that the site necessarily needs to modify for better user experience. The site has allowed the “friends” of the users to ad them to various groups. Now, this can be very annoying if the user starts getting messages from the group he ...

Color updates its top app to decrease user loneliness

Posted in Gadgets, Mobile phones, Technology on March 25th, 2011 by Radhika – Be the first to comment

Color the new and innovative photo sharing app is already at work on another version. The new version is likely to tackle the users criticisms leveled against it of not being interesting if one's friends aren't around. This app is available for iPhone and Android and allows one to share their photos and videos with friends ...

Facebook saves three lives

Posted in Lifestyle, Technology, social networks on March 24th, 2011 by Radhika – Be the first to comment

Facebook was instrumental in disrupting a theft attempt last week. The social networking site and its popularity came to the rescue and saved three lives. College student, Nitesh Bhukta spotted some hooded strangers in his living room where his cellphone and land-line were kept.. His presence of mind directed him to grab his laptop and ...

LinkedIn reaches 100 million users mark

Posted in Business, Lifestyle, Technology, social networks on March 23rd, 2011 by Radhika – Be the first to comment

LinkedIn has finally reached the 100 million users mark and looks like its still counting more. LinkedIn was founded by Reid Hoffman in December 2002 and launched in May 2003. The CEO is Jeiff Weiner, a yahoo! Inc executive. LinkedIn is business oriented social networking site and is majorly used for professional networking. Its growth has ...

Facebook acquired Snaptu- a mobile apps solution company

Posted in Featured, Lifestyle, Technology, social networks on March 22nd, 2011 by Radhika – Be the first to comment

The social networking site Facebook has acquired the mobile app solutions company Snaptu. Snaptu offers various mobile apps with the same name. Snaptu and Facebook have both confirmed the acquisition. The price paid has not been disclosed officially but is rumored to be around $70 million. Snaptu, confirming the acquisition on its blog, claimed that it ...

Heyzap’s new Android App to find New Games

Posted in Featured, Gadgets, Technology on March 17th, 2011 by Radhika – Be the first to comment

Heyzap, a social and gaming platform has launched a new new Android application that would act like a social discovery tool. It would mention checkins to help “friends” find out the popular games among their group. This apps has been in alpha testing for almost three weeks and comprises of three main components. It has a ...

Twitter to celebrate its fifth anniversary

Posted in Lifestyle, Technology, social networks on March 16th, 2011 by Radhika – Be the first to comment

Twitter designers, in 2006 in this same week had begun creating this new social networking site. Jack Dorsey had sent in the first tweet on March 21, 2006. It had around 8 employees in 2008 and now has more than 400 employees. The company would celebrate its fifth anniversary with an overwhelming success story. The company ...