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    it is discontinuing TweetDeck and removing all its apps from the app store More 0 Comments A couple shows how Facebook and Twitter can actually be romantic Lisa Lui on Monday March 4 2013 2 00PM Social media tends to alienate people but not for this Facebook employee John Park and Twitter employee Genevieve Wong who recently got engaged More 2 Comments Men and women tweet differently according to new study Lisa Nguyen on Wednesday February 27 2013 10 00PM Researches from Carnegie Mellon Georgia Institute of Technology and Standford University and delved into the world of Twitter and have found distinct differences in the way that men and women tweet The researchers studied approximately 14 000 users and found there is a gender specific language More 1 Comment Facebook fails to recognize those who have exceeded 99 years of age Cara Ribeiro on Tuesday February 26 2013 2 00PM You d think that after living through horrors such as the World Wars the elderly would get some respect but it looks like Facebook is still unaware of the fact that not everybody passes before hitting three digits More 2 Comments Facebook s Like Button faces sue charges Cara Ribeiro on Sunday February 17 2013 6 00PM It seems like everyday that a new patent or lawsuit arises and the latest one making news is against Facebook More 0 Comments Skype video messaging is in beta mode for iOS and Mac apps Sandy Lee on Saturday February 16 2013 5 00PM After releasing an update for a lot of its apps including automatic reconnects for dropped calls and e gifting Skype now owned by Microsoft is looking to procede with testing out short form video messaging to iOS and Mac app users More 0 Comments Instagram launches their very own website Priscilla Wu on Wednesday February 13 2013 10 00PM With over 90 million and still growing numbers of Instagram users it s only a given that Instagram would release a real website More 0 Comments Rabbit beta chat is launched Susie Chong on Monday February 11 2013 10 00AM The closed beta version of video chat and screensharing platform Rabbit has been opened to testers with the aim of enticing Mac users Now video chat can become truly social due to Rabbit being able to accommodate unlimited members in chat rooms More 0 Comments Vine Make a Scene app updates with new age restrictions Brianna Kelly on Saturday February 9 2013 10 00PM A recent update to the Twitter owned Vine app for iPhone now bears a 17 age rating More 0 Comments Would you stay off Facebook for 6 months if you were given 200 Sandy Lee on Saturday February 9 2013 6 00PM I don t know about you but I rarely use my Facebook account these days unless it s to lurk on study groups It seems like however that a father thought his 14 year old daughter Rachel was using it too much and gave

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    of the time when we see companies giving out clothes to their employees to wear you would clearly see the advertisement print placed right in front of their shirts or jackets More 0 Comments Microsoft to feature Skype in next Xbox Mixr Media on Tuesday January 22 2013 6 00PM From Wirebot There are no official confirmations yet but according to a report Microsoft is planning to integrate Skype into the next generation Xbox More MySpace relaunches with a refurbished look Ella Fu on Saturday January 19 2013 2 00PM The once dead MySpace showed hopes for improvement a few months back after Justin Timberlake bought the site and showed a preview of the wonderful new design The preview managed to wow viewers and give people high hopes for the future of the site More 0 Comments Facebook to charge users a 100 just to message Mark Zuckerberg Stefanel Lee on Sunday January 13 2013 6 00PM It was announced last December that Facebook was currently undergoing an experiment as to whether anyone is willing to pay 1 to message someone they didn t know More 1 Comment Free Wi Fi in exchange for Facebook check in s at your local coffeeshops Anabel Martinez Angel on Friday January 11 2013 2 00PM One of the new projects that Facebook has been working on recently is providing wi fi services when you check in at certain businesses It has already been tested out in San Francisco as well as throughout the Silicon Valley More 0 Comments Facebook enables voice messages in Messenger Ella Fu on Friday January 4 2013 8 00PM For anyone who uses the Facebook Messenger app make sure you get its new update Facebook now lets users on the app record and send voice messages up to one minute long to friends More 0 Comments Tumblr surpasses Blog as one of the most searched terms on Google Brianna Kelly on Thursday January 3 2013 4 00PM Outbound social media director Laura Olin lauraolin tweeted news that Tumblr overtook blog on Google Search in December for the first time since the microblog network was started in February 2007 More 0 Comments It s now illegal for employers to demand Facebook passwords from workers in California and Illinois Felicia Phan on Thursday January 3 2013 2 00PM We have a new law to start the new year Before the first day of 2013 it was perfectly okay for employers to force Facebook information including passwords out of their workers Now they won t have access to their employees accounts any longer More 0 Comments What Twitter is Made Up of Priscilla Wu on Monday December 31 2012 6 00PM For all of those who are constant users of Twitter which portion of Twitter do you make up More 0 Comments Music producers caught producing billions of fake Youtube views for their arists Priscilla Wu on Monday December 31 2012 4 00PM Despite the fact that music producers are determined to

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    million to charity Lisa Nguyen on Friday December 21 2012 10 00AM Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have recently donated almost 500 million in company stock to a Silicon Valley charity This act of kindness was announced on Zuckerberg s personal Facebook page stating that he donated 18 million shares worth 498 9 million More 2 Comments Are you ready for an Instagram with adverts Cara Ribeiro on Tuesday December 18 2012 10 00PM It is well known that Facebook took over Instagram in April of this year and now even more changes will be happening to the photo sharing application More 1 Comment Facebook profile gives out random compliments Ella Fu on Saturday December 8 2012 6 00PM Four Canadian students attending Queen s University in Kingston Ontario decided to use Facebook as a method of giving compliments to fellow students More 0 Comments Some Tech Company Holiday Party Invitations as Wired imagined them to be Stefanel Lee on Saturday December 8 2012 10 00AM Have you always wanted big techy companies to invite you in their holiday parties especially this coming Christmas Well too bad that won t be happening anytime soon since it doesn t really exist However if you re curious as to what these invitation might look like then check out how Wired magazine imagined it to be like below More 0 Comments The first Instagram shot music video surfaces Ella Fu on Monday December 3 2012 2 00PM Many of us use Instagram quite often but one band decides to take it to the next level With the phone app The Plastics Revolution made a music video for their song Invasión entirely from pictures More 0 Comments Facebook employees encouraged to use Android instead of iPhone Cara Ribeiro on Sunday December 2 2012 8 00PM Earlier this year it was reported that Facebook was forcing some of their employees to stop using their iPhones and switch to Android smartphones instead in order to improve it Android application Sketchy More 1 Comment This guy is reproducing People s Facebook pictures before befriending them Deidre Oomens on Saturday December 1 2012 10 00PM There are some very odd people on Facebook CasinoRoy is the perfect example of that More 1 Comment Hashtag is now more than just a Twitter thing It s a kid s name Mixr Media on Thursday November 29 2012 8 00PM From Funsauce Apparently sacrificing the kid s life forever to worship Twitter is the way to go More Create watches with your Instagram pictures Mixr Media on Thursday November 29 2012 2 00PM From Omghaute With the world just so crazy about taking pictures of just about anything you know you re guilty it was going to happen sooner or later Thanks to MAY 28th you can do something snazzy with your Instagram pictures More Facebook will rival Skype next year with new party calling feature Samantha Ho on Monday November 26 2012 10 00PM Facebook is

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    market products through gender targeting Samantha Ho on Sunday October 28 2012 6 00PM Twitter is working hard to figure out its users gender After accomplishing this they can help marketers by sending advertisements of certain products that may only appeal to one gender More 0 Comments Twitter s Favorite button could ve been called the Thanks button instead Jennifer Shu on Saturday October 27 2012 10 00PM If you are one of those Twitter 4 Lyfe people the favorite button certainly would be an important part of your world the same way the like button is for Facebook users Though according to All things D the favorite button could have had a completely different fate like being named the thanks button or star button More 0 Comments Eat your photos with Instagram Chocolate Cards Victoria Huynh on Saturday October 27 2012 8 00PM U K based Firebox has revealed Instagram Chocolate Cards that let Instagram users print their favorite snapshots on edible bars along with a message More 0 Comments If Facebook did not take flight Zuckerberg would have gone to Microsoft Jessica Ng on Saturday October 27 2012 10 00AM What if Mark Zuckerberg Facebook s CEO had not succeeded in his social networking dream I probably would have taken an engineering job and always had a lot of respect for Microsoft He shared his thoughts at Stanford University clearing up rumors about Facebook s early days More 0 Comments Get YouTube s new redesign earlier with a cookie change Stefanel Lee on Thursday October 25 2012 2 00PM A few months ago YouTube introduced to us a new layout design for their site however it hasn t been rolled our to everyone yet But folks at OMG Chrome were smart enough to find a way for most of us to get it a little but earlier More 0 Comments Tweet for a cookie Anabel Martinez Angel on Tuesday October 23 2012 2 00PM What better marketing strategy than bribing passersby with a cookie for a hashtag mention on Twitter right That is the mission for the UID Cookie Box created by Daniel Jansson More 1 Comment Instagram fixes mention problems between itself and Twitter usernames Anabel Martinez Angel on Monday October 22 2012 10 00PM It s been a while since I ve noticed that if I clicked on an username while looking through Instagram and if the person had different usernames between Twitter and instagram it would take me to the wrong person Luckily Instagram had been working on the issue and has fixed the re routing problem More 0 Comments Skype achieves 280 million users Stefanel Lee on Friday October 19 2012 6 00PM Social networking site Skype just keeps growing and growing everday and Microsoft recently revealed that this popular site has now crossed the 280 million user mark More 1 Comment Lomogram may possibly be Windows Phone s alternative Instagram Stefanel Lee on Thursday October 18 2012 12 00PM If you re quite

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    need to go any further than YouTube to catch all the action For the first time ever YouTube will be partnering with ABC News to offer a live video stream of the U S presidential and vice presidential debates this year More 0 Comments Instagram now pulling more than Twitter on U S mobiles Vanda Nur Ilmi on Saturday September 29 2012 4 00PM According to a new survey by ComScore Instagram is now bigger than Twitter on mobile devices in the U S as it has 7 3 million daily users compared to the 6 9 million users on Twitter People also spent 257 minutes looking at photos on Instagram while Twitter users spent 170 minutes read 140 character tweets More 0 Comments Special K opens up world s first tweet store Jennifer Shu on Friday September 28 2012 10 00PM Special K has recently officially opened up their new tweet pop up store which as its title suggests will be using Twitter as part of their marketing strategy More 0 Comments MySpace unveils new website design Vanda Nur Ilmi on Wednesday September 26 2012 4 05PM Social networking site MySpace has recently unveiled its new website design with a whole new user interface design With this change MySpace apparently wants to regain its popularity which has gone downhill since 2008 when Facebook started to get more popular More 0 Comments Victoria Beckham is the most tweeted about designer during Fashion Week Vanda Nur Ilmi on Saturday September 15 2012 6 00PM New York Fashion Week has just ended and according to an infographic created by Whispr Group Victoria Beckham is the most discussed designer on Twitter The social media agency analyzed the brands designers and Twitter trends to see who made the most buzz during this season s Fashion Week More 0 Comments One couple says I Do on Twitter Brianna Kelly on Sunday September 9 2012 12 00PM For many Twitter has become a major part of everyday life acting as a news source or a company promoter But a couple from Istanbul took it one step further by saying I do through tweets on their wedding day More 2 Comments Instaprint a photo booth that allows you to print out Instagram photos Lisa Nguyen on Wednesday September 5 2012 8 00PM For those who love using Instagram a new device called Instaprint combines both Instagram photos and Polaroids and allows to users to print out Instagram photos Instaprint also brings back ink less printing More 0 Comments Bing allows you to search through Facebook photos easily Lisa Nguyen on Tuesday September 4 2012 4 00PM The development team of Bing has now created a new way the allow users to browse through a friend s Facebook photo albums as well as searching for specific photos through the use of keywords The feature is called the Friends Photo feature More 0 Comments Facebook page of Prince Harry has vanished Susie Chong on Tuesday August 28 2012 6

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    receive photos through its IM app It has just been released and Skype version 4 1 will bring a sense of freshness to the communication service Photo Share is the most significant More 0 Comments Seen messaging option on Facebook can be removed Susie Chong on Thursday August 23 2012 12 00PM If you didn t like being popped up and thus ignored messages that friends on Facebook send you then it must have been annoying when a feature that lets the other party see that you have viewed a post was introduced More 0 Comments Copy and paste image URL to upload Facebook photos Susie Chong on Wednesday August 22 2012 10 00AM Meme pages are now more common than ever meaning it takes even more time for you to process a photo before it appears on Facebook However Markest a Reddit user has found that your life can be made a whole lot easier More 0 Comments Apparently men are from Google and women are from Pinterest Samantha Ho on Tuesday August 21 2012 10 00PM Facebook Twitter Google Pinterest all the wonderful social networking sites found online are receiving tremendous popularity and usage from people across the globe Statistics gained from these sites contribute to an interesting gender ratio representing users of that site Ever heard of the popular saying Men are from Mars and women are from Venus Put into a modern context it turns into men are from Google and women are from Pinterest More 1 Comment Share files with no haste through SendRail Susie Chong on Tuesday August 21 2012 12 00PM Sharing files through Dropbox has become a whole lot easier Not that it wasn t convenient before but the efficiency of it has just rocketed for Facebook users on Mac This is through the mechanism of SendRail a free app More 0 Comments Facebook Phone Deidre Oomens on Monday August 20 2012 10 30PM Tolga Tuncer had already created a first version of the Facebook phone but he has taken his love for the social networking a step further More 0 Comments Put your smartphone away and get a discount on your meal Samantha Ho on Monday August 20 2012 4 00PM Facebook Twitter the internet texting all the wonderful things one can access on their smartphones makes people today attached to their mobile devices However the owner and chef of Eva Restaurant wants you to put your phone away if only just for a meal More 1 Comment Anti Leaks rebels over Russian news site Susie Chong on Saturday August 18 2012 10 00PM RT com a Russian news site has allegedly been attacked by an anti WikiLeaks hacking group It is named Anti Leaks and was quoted for tweeting that it was behind the DDos attack on RT com which alarmed many More 0 Comments Facebook stops keeping your deleted photos Vanda Nur Ilmi on Saturday August 18 2012 8 00PM Social networking site Facebook has reportedly stopped keeping users

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    small group of users which then would be introduced to everyone if it gets popular enough More 1 Comment 150 million Tweets generated during Olympics 2012 Susie Chong on Tuesday August 14 2012 4 00PM For those who didn t directly watch the Olympic Games whether at a venue or online there s no denying that they couldn t avoid it on Twitter That is epitomized by the fact that over 150 million Tweets were made of the summer games More 0 Comments Skype gives Mexicans chance to use prepaid cards Susie Chong on Monday August 13 2012 10 00PM Mexican users of Skype will now be able to carry out payment via a different option That s because two new prepaid cards have been launch They are the 100 pesos card and a 150 pesos card for use by the consumer More 0 Comments Another Facebook manager leaves for pastures new Susie Chong on Monday August 13 2012 12 00PM Ben Blumenfeld a major boss of Facebook is seemingly on his way out of the social networking site after his wrote a blog post making his intentions clear He has been the design manager of Facebook since back in 2007 More 0 Comments Online shopping performances not influenced by social media Susie Chong on Sunday August 12 2012 8 00PM Social media and its mechanisms are increasing rapidly So much that social networking s traffic contribution to online shops increased 77 within the last year However Monetate claims that buying had increased minorly More 1 Comment Facebook is not among 25 best places to work Susie Chong on Sunday August 12 2012 4 00PM Glassdoor a company review site recently carried out research on the quality of working at marquee tech companies which do appear to have a good reputation in recent years It aims to see what employees thought of work life balances More 2 Comments Usain Bolt s 200m win also smashes Twitter records Susie Chong on Saturday August 11 2012 7 00PM Usain Bolt seems to be picking up a lot of medals recently And he sure does deserve another for his social networking accolades That s because during his triumph in the 200 meter men s sprint final he racked up a new Twitter record More 1 Comment Instagram hosts 40 of top 100 brands Susie Chong on Saturday August 11 2012 6 00PM Many of the top 100 brands in the world are now utilizing Instagram s photo sharing mechanism No wonder it appeals to Facebook 40 of the Interbrand 100 index are usign the service that is relatively in its early days yet More 0 Comments Rovio teases us with their new female Angry Birds character Stefanel Lee on Thursday August 9 2012 10 00AM Angry Birds may be old but it s still one of the famous games found in the app stores To keep things new Rovio decided to tease all their Angry Birds fans on Twitter with a photo as

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    million active iTunes accounts with credit cards on file After the acquisition users would be able to make credit card purchases directly from their iDevices More 1 Comment Facebook to roll out updates twice a day Stefanel Lee on Monday August 6 2012 10 00AM We ve seen so much improvements happening on Facebook This week alone they managed to bring out Facebook Stories McAfee Social Protect for Facebook and the global expansion of their App Center However Facebook isn t stopping there because their team has officially announced that they will be releasing at least two updates everyday More 2 Comments LinkedIn and Facebook go different ways financially Susie Chong on Sunday August 5 2012 12 00PM Those investor from Wall Street with a sharehold in LinkedIn must be feeling on top of the world right now That s because there has been a sharp ten percent rise in the company stock so its market capitalization is now over 11 billion More 0 Comments Save for later feature arriving on Facebook Susie Chong on Saturday August 4 2012 8 00PM It has been rumoured that a Save for later option on social networking site Facebook is to be added through its mobile website and iOS app Then it is also to be rolled out in the site s desktop version not long afterwards More 0 Comments Linkedin reports high performance in the second quarter Susie Chong on Saturday August 4 2012 12 00PM Linkedin s shares rose dramatically higher when they warranted 2 8 million on 228 2 million in revenue for the second quarter That s an 89 increase on last year in that same period which is not a bad improvement More 0 Comments Twitter dominating Olympic social media phenomena Susie Chong on Friday August 3 2012 10 00PM Twitter is apparently the 97 percent favourite for use of social media in terms of the Olympic Games so far These figures come from digital marketing agency iProspect and media agency Carat but only for the opening ceremony More 0 Comments Everyone to have Timeline by August 8th Susie Chong on Friday August 3 2012 8 00PM Users of Facebook may get annoyed by the fact that by Wednesday August 8th Timeline is to be rolled out to everyone worldwide Up until now it has been optional for users to make the transition but is not very popular so far More 1 Comment Weibo leaks on personal info of a US swimming official Susie Chong on Friday August 3 2012 6 00PM A US swimming official is in the middle of controversy right now as China s equivalent of Twitter Weibo has shown his personal details on the site Executive director of American Swim Coaches Association John Leonard is the heart of it More 0 Comments A worldwide audience has Facebook s App Centre rolled out to them Susie Chong on Friday August 3 2012 2 00PM Facebook s answer to the Apple App Store has arrived in

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