Tag Archives: social media

VIDEO: Instagram Direct Gives Users More Power, Freedom And Control

13 Dec

VIDEO: Instagram Direct Gives Users More Power, Freedom And Control

Instagram’s Kevin Systrom says Instagram is growing at a rapid clip. The photo-based social network has now attracted 150 million users, up from the 85 million it had back in the summer of 2011. To keep up this momentum, Instagram–like all massive platforms–must continue to make improvements and add capabilities to the product without crushing […]

VIDEO: Why Did Apple Buy Twitter Tool Topsy?

3 Dec

VIDEO: Why Did Apple Buy Twitter Tool Topsy?

Apple purchases Twitter analytics firm Topsy, likely for $200 million.

VIDEO: Tech Stocks: Apple Buys Analytics Firm Topsy

3 Dec

VIDEO: Tech Stocks: Apple Buys Analytics Firm Topsy

Shares of Apple are up 1% in pre-market trading after the company confirmed it acquired the social analytics firm Topsy. The price of the deal wasn’t disclosed, but The Wall Street Journal reports it was worth $200 million, citing “people familiar with the matter.”Topsy allows its users to examine Twitter conversations and pick out trending […]

VIDEO: Bits Blog: Salesforce.com Making Business Software More Social

18 Nov

VIDEO: Bits Blog: Salesforce.com Making Business Software More Social

Salesforce.com on Monday made what could turn out to be one of the biggest changes in the cloud computing pioneer’s history. The 2,000 business applications that customers currently run using Salesforce’s Application Exchange can now easily be made to work on any device, including desktops, smartphones and tablets, the company says. If it succeeds, it […]

VIDEO: Don’t Google Glass and Drive.

1 Nov

VIDEO: Don’t Google Glass and Drive.

Adobe Hack Affects 38 Million. Barnes and Noble’s new e-reader. Steve Job’s named historic site. Facebook admits to loosing Younger Generations. Seeing a lot of Cartoons on Facebook?

VIDEO: Wikipedia Aims to Reach the 3rd-World.

28 Oct

VIDEO: Wikipedia Aims to Reach the 3rd-World.

Apple fixes the iOS 7. Samsung makes its own Google Glass. Instagram’s secret gun market. Apple Co-Founder Unhappy with iPad Air.

VIDEO: Twitter To Kill The Music App Nobody Knew It Had

22 Oct

VIDEO: Twitter To Kill The Music App Nobody Knew It Had

Twitter To Kill The Music App Nobody Knew It Had

VIDEO: Twitter Abuse Sparks Calls for Reform

28 Jul

VIDEO: Twitter Abuse Sparks Calls for Reform

Twitter’s content policing functions are coming under question after a feminist advocate received a deluge of sexual threats.

VIDEO: Top Tech Stories of the Day: Facebook Testing Chat Rooms

28 Jun

VIDEO: Top Tech Stories of the Day: Facebook Testing Chat Rooms

Facebook testing chat rooms. New Relic Teams With Microsoft To Offer Performance Monitoring On Windows Azure. New Myspace site sees 31M unique visitors in first 2 weeks

VIDEO: Myspace Reinvents Itself as a Social Music Service

14 Jun

VIDEO: Myspace Reinvents Itself as a Social Music Service

Former social media giant Myspace officially relaunched on Wednesday with a $20 million ad campaign and a new focus.