Tag Archives: social network

Social media is bad for you

facebook Spend a lot of time on Facebook or Twitter? That could be detrimental to your life and general state of mental well being, according to a recent survey. Apparently social media.. more
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Microsoft snaps up Yammer

Microsoft Logo Microsoft is continuing with major acquisitions this year, following the purchase of Skype, and next in line is Yammer. Yes, the Redmond-based company has officially declared that it has inked an.. more
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LinkedIn bolsters security following breach

LinkedIn_Logo Last week, there was a major security breach at LinkedIn, with some 6.5 million passwords being compromised. And the social network has just published a statement for the press, detailing the.. more
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Facebook phone rumoured once more

Fresh rumours have popped up that Facebook might be about to realise its own mobile phone. Well, if Google can do it – with the company just having closed its deal to acquire Motorola Mobility – then why not the social network? At the close.. more
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Twitter hits 10m UK users

Twitter has announced that it has hit some 140 million users globally, with 10 million users in the UK. That figure might still be dwarfed by Facebook, which is homing in on the magic one billion mark when it comes to user numbers, but it’s.. more
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BT Vision to get social media revamp

BT is planning on revamping its internet TV platform with new social media features. The move comes as the competition in the streaming TV market hots up with the launch of Netflix in the UK. Lovefilm has already responded to this, signing a deal with.. more
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Facebook ordered to change data policy

Having settled a number of privacy issues with the FTC over in the US last month, Facebook also faced a European interrogation over its data practices. With Facebook’s international HQ being based in Ireland, the office of the Irish Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) conducted the.. more
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MySpace exits top 10 UK social sites

The demise of MySpace is complete, it would seem. This year hasn’t been a good one for the site which was once the foremost social network. At the start of this year, MySpace announced massive job cuts, shedding half its staff. User numbers then started.. more
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Zuckerberg’s personal photos posted after privacy flaw found

Facebook have been experiencing more privacy issues, this time targeting founder Mark Zuckerberg in order to expose a bug in the photo reporting system. Hackers managed to get hold of personal photos of the social networking billionaire and post them on image hosting site Imgur,.. more
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New research shows online savvy kids

New research carried out in the US on teen users of social media has shown positive results on how teens deal with challenging behaviour from other users they have online contact with. The results found that 95% of US youngsters aged between 12-17 years are.. more
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