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Mid-September Release For Facebook Nemesis Diaspora

Tweet September 15 launch date announced We’ve been silent for most of this summer about Diaspora (the upstart social network alternative to Facebook) as it percolates. The open source project

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7 “Other” Reasons For Using Twitter

Tweet The conversation I had with a fellow social media maven went something like this, “You’re still using Twitter?”  I replied, “Yes, but not for the reasons I was using

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Facebook: 500 Million Users Later

Tweet Six years after its founding, Internet phenom Facebook has reached an almost incomprehensible milestone: 500 million global users.  On July 21, Facebook founder and current CEO/President Mark Zuckerberg made

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Facebook Dislike: Sure, Why Not?

Tweet Mashable analyst thinks Zuckerburg is all wet. Most social media sites allow users to like or dislike a page, offering a prominent “thumbs up” or “thumbs down” symbol for

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Facebook Announces New Application Authorization Requirements

Tweet Facebook makes privacy simpler. A kinder, gentler Facebook seems to be emerging. Or at least Facebook wants you to believe that they are headed in the right direction. The

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7 Facebook Tips You Need To Know

Tweet Have more fun with Facebook! The May boycott against Facebook was a bust and its upcoming competitor, Diaspora, is still months away from hitting the market. Meanwhile, Facebook is

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Fake Twitter Accounts Are the Rage

Tweet Entertaining, Annoying or Misleading? Twitter, the 140 character micro-blogging service, now claims more than 50 million users or about 12 percent of the number of people who use Facebook.

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Mainstream, New Media Diverge

Tweet Traditional media and what is collectively called “new media” continue to flow in opposite directions. Blogs and social media sites are approaching news far differently than the way newspapers

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Facebook Responds to Privacy Concerns

Tweet Talk about responding to flak: Facebook appears to have finally realized that user privacy concerns about its amazingly popular social networking platform were worth heeding. On Wednesday, Facebook Founder

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7 Smart Twitter Tips for Twitterati

Tweet Twitter continues to grow, change and adjust, encouraging developers to create and improve their own applications on top of Twitter. Twitter faithful a/k/a Twitterati, know that you don’t need

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Reclaim Privacy for Facebook Privacy

Tweet Nifty tool enhances your Facebook experience. All the hoopla surrounding Facebook’s privacy problems has some people wondering if there are viable alternatives to this amazingly popular social networking platform.

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Library of Congress Tracks Your Tweets

Tweet Does this news presage a deepening government interest in your personal affairs or has the Library of Congress simply realized that tweeting is of some value beyond Twitter? I’ll

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AOL Considers Trashing BEBO

Tweet “Blog early, blog often,” is a saying bloggers are fond of, a theme advanced by BEBO when it launched in January 2005. BEBO took the first letters of that

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The Twitter Mystique & Why You Need To Rethink Social Networking

Tweet Twitter has grown on me. So much so that I have embraced this social networking site wholeheartedly after initially holding it at arm’s length. Like so many latecomers (I

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Google Buzz Arrives In Gmail

Tweet Finally, Google has launched its alternative to Twitter and Facebook. Google Buzz is here, but you can only access this feature if you have a Gmail account. But, if