Tag Archives: Social Networking
Mar212012By Jani Seneviratne
Co-Founder and COO of Optimum7, Duran Inci, is attending SES New York 2012 this week. SES New York is held at The Hilton, New York from March 19-23rd. The conference is part of a series of conferences held by SES Conference & Expo, the leading global event series in the Internet marketing industry for the [...]
Things are about to really be shaken up now that Google is going through with +1. For those of you are unaware, Google is continuing the “like” trend set up my Facebook by allowing users to co-sign and share an article or webpage that they find favorable. If you know anything about Google, you know [...]
You can do just about everything online these days and stalking is no exception. As with every other industry and field, criminal activity has gone the way of the internet. Cyber stalking is now more prevalent than actual real life stalking. Stalkers are leaving behind their traditional methods of harassment and are instead opting for [...]
It’s official. The day has come as I knew it would. I’m sure you figured this one out already too. Voice usage on mobile networks is no longer the most popular activity by far. A study has been completed and the results are in. After studying 30,000 people during a four month period ending in [...]
Google has been making countless strides lately and the trend continues with the newly implemented +1 social networking tool. This new social networking tool allows Google users to recommend advertisements and web pages to friends and the general public. This venture will be Google’s biggest leap into the social networking genre. If we’ve learned anything [...]
Oreo, arguably “the world’s favorite cookie”, set out to make history by trying to setting a Guinness World Record for the most likes on a Facebook post within a day. Eager to drum up relevant press as a marketing and advertising tool, Oreo created a goal based around social networking and its’ power. After 24 [...]
One of the first of many Facebook related cases sure to mark history was settled yesterday. Dawnmarie Souza appears to be the victor. She is the woman who made negative comments about her supervisor and employer on Facebook and was promptly fired thereafter. The Connecticut company that she fervently wrote about fired her based on its’ employee policies, found to be in violation of labor laws. Like many other companies, this ambulance company sought to make bashing them on social networking sites justifiable grounds for termination. Since settling, the company has loosened its’ grip, allowing employees to communicate more freely about their jobs on the internet.
Facebook has entered into more direct competition with Google, adding an additional “messaging” feature that will act like e-mail and provide users with a @facebook.com address. While the media has deemed this move as the “Gmail killer,” Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg disagreed.
Twitter has only been around since May of 2007 and is now practically considered a common household word. You would be hard pressed to come upon someone that didn’t know what Twitter is, but what you may not know about is that there is now ‘Twitter en español’. Since September of 2009, Spanish has become a fully supported language on Twitter. Spanish now joins the Japanese and English languages as the only three languages that Twitter currently supports. Twitter has recently announced that they are in the process of accommodating the “FIGS” languages one the site which are French, Italian, German and Spanish; one down and three to go.
Social networking has long been a favorite among teenagers and young adults. Developed as a way to connect people with similar interest or even those with long lost connections, the various social networking sites have seen an explosion in popularity over the past several years. Almost everyone has a FaceBook or MySpace page, so much so that many people use it to keep up with each other’s lives. The phrase “I saw that on your FaceBook page” is more popular than ever. Recently senior citizens have begun joining in, touching base with long lost friends and making new ones. Senior social networking is on the rise.