Category Archives: social habits

Facebook introduces Cards: Gifts will never be so socially the same

As reported by Venturebeat, Facebook is introducing Cards, a sort of prepaid credit card for sending gifts – social gifts, actually. Cards are like regular, plastic gift cards, except that they work at a wide range of retailers. (For the … Continue reading

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Facebook Messenger: users will be reachable by mobile phone number (Whatsapp anyone?)

As reported by Engadget, Facebook Messenger will become a sort of Whatsapp… [Via Endgadget]

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Facebook: one billion active users milestone – from Zuck’s own words!

Just saw this on my Facebook timeline: As they say: the world is shrinking… Mark Zuckerberg just announced that there are more than one billion people using Facebook actively each month.

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iPhone 5 fever? Jimmy Kimmel shows how much people get fooled by an old iPhone 4!

Looks like people get really crazy about iPhone 5! ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel shows in this footage on the road, how much people can be fooled by thinking they’re using a real iPhone 5!

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Identifying social trends and influences pushes for new social media analytics tools

MediaPost just published this cool post, take a look! Some hints? Brennan Carlson, VP of strategy at Lyris, called for search terms similar to tweets in microblogging sites like Twitter. He said Google and Twitter offer analytics tools, but can’t … Continue reading

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What Facebook knows – about human behaviour and a lot more by mining its huge users’ database

Technology Review, published by MIT: if you still don’t know it you’re in trouble. Get a copy, now. I love it, it’s one of the very best publications around. Period. August 2012 issue features a cover story about Facebook and … Continue reading

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Facebook debut in Wall Street accounts for 0.25 percent of all online conversations

It’s 2.30 PM (NY Timezone) and Facebook just estabilished another ground-breaking record. Conversations about the Facebook IPO accounted for 0.25 percent of all online discussion during the first part of the workday, according to NM Incite, a company that tracks … Continue reading

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What is actually social data value? What is the value of a single “social-bit”?

What is the value of a tweet? How much does Yelp value a review? As a participant in the social media economy, how much value does your participation create for companies like Facebook and LinkedIn? Here comes a pretty infographic … Continue reading

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Facebook goes shopping and acquires Instagram; price tag: $1 billion

Breaking news: Facebook shoots a nice picture! Facebook is buying Instagram according to this post by Mark Zuckerberg. This is an important milestone for Facebook because it’s the first time we’ve ever acquired a product and company with so many … Continue reading

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Pin me up: according to Experian, Pinterest is the third most popular social network

Here we are: Pinterest, the new kid on the block has become the third competitor in the social network arena. Experian’s “2012 Digital Marketer: Benchmark and Trend Report” says social networking has reached new highs, with 91 percent of adults … Continue reading

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