Tag Archives: social networking

New BBC iPlayer comes with integrated social networking

Social networking continues to gather pace. Look at Facebook’s ever-expanding membership, Apple’s new Ping for iTunes, and the rumoured Google Me project, the fully fledged social network the search giant is.. more
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Twitter app lands on the Apple iPad

The official Twitter app has been launched for Apple’s tablet. Now iPad users will be able to tweet and re-tweet away with their fellow twits who have bought Apple’s magical device... more
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Google’s phone calls part of social net strategy?

As we reported earlier this morning, Google’s web based VoIP service, which is integrated into Gmail, has gone live. The Call Phone service allows you to phone landlines and mobiles anywhere.. more
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No blocking Zuckerberg on Facebook

Apparently the CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, cannot be blocked from our Facebook account. Or your Facebook account. Or anybody’s, for that matter. Blocking is the process whereby a user severs all ties to an irritating person, to the point where the annoying member won’t.. more
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Facial recognition software to become more widespread

Here’s another story to give net privacy activists nightmares, as the facial recognition software produced by Face.com is about to become far more widespread in its use. Face.com’s tool can be employed to identify anyone online using the spacing between their facial features with a.. more
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Facebook is going Places with location sharing

Here’s a new feature, brought to you by Facebook, which will have privacy activists breaking out in cold sweats, rashes and multiple other undesirable symptoms, no doubt. The social networking site has just cracked the champagne bottle and launched a new service called Facebook Places... more
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Has Facebook reached saturation point in the UK?

Facebook is, of course, one of the biggest success stories ever seen on the Internet, with half a billion members logging on to the social network worldwide. Although according to Experian Hitwise, Mark Zuckerberg’s juggernaut may be stalling somewhat in the UK and reaching saturation.. more
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Brits too trusting with personal info on Internet

Brits trust the internet more than friends and colleagues when it comes to handing over personal information, according to a study published today by data storage specialists NetApp. The research, which polled 3000 adults, revealed that while the average adult freely divulges a string of.. more
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Nokia C6 lands in the UK

The Nokia C6 is now available to purchase online in the UK, from the Finnish company’s website. The Symbian powered C6 has a focus on social networking and generally keeping in touch with friends. It offers a slide-out Qwerty keyboard for typing, and widgets for.. more
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Acer Stream Android smartphone coming in August

Acer has announced that the Stream, its new Android handset, will be available in the UK next month. Described as a high-end smartphone, it will come with multimedia and social networking features, running Android 2.1. Tech specs include a 3.7 inch AMOLED display, a 5.. more
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