Consumer Web/Social Media

Facebook

1 billion people on a single day: Facebook sets new record

Creating a new milestone, the largest social media platform Facebook recorded one billion people accessing its website in a single day for the first time.

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Facebook

Fundraising for nonprofits now made easier with Facebook's 'Donate Now' button

Facebook is a wonderful avenue to raise awareness for certain advocacies. Now, it launched its donate button to make giving to nonprofits' pages easier and more effective.

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Ashley Madison

Ashley Madison hacking update: Victims experience hate crimes, extortion, and suicide

The victims of the hack on infidelity website Ashley Madison experience more dire consequences than imagined, ranging from extortion attempts, hate crimes, and even suicide.

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Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook edges out Google as a traffic source for news

Facebook is now the leading source of traffic for news, overtaking search giant Google, according to traffic analytics firm Parse.ly.

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Google Inc

Google's Life Sciences will now be a standalone company under Alphabet, after being Owned by Google X

Google's Life Sciences is now a standalone entity that will be a wholly owned subsidiary of Alphabet after being under Google X.

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Drew Houston

Dropbox latest update: Cloud storage service provider now lets you drag and drop URLs with files

Dropbox syncs files, photos, videos, and music, Microsoft Office, or Adobe files into folders that can be viewed online wherever you are. This week, the company has decided to take it a notch higher.

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Twitter

Twitter aims to create more content partnerships in Asia Pacific and the Middle East

Twitter now wants to forge more content partnerships in the regions of the Asia Pacific and the Middle East. As part of the company's efforts to manage such a feat, the social media giant has tapped their own Singapore-based executive Rishi Jaitly to lead teams to be spread out all across the different sections of the regions, according to Reuters.

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Google Inc

XYZ to host Google's Alphabet, Inc. but owner says the domain is not for sale

After Google announced that they are using .xyz as the Alphabet Inc.'s domain, Daniel Negari, the 29-year-old owner of .xyz told the reports that the domain is not for sale.

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Larry Page

Google forms a conglomerate with Alphabet as the umbrella company

Google is restructuring its organization with an announcement of a new corporate name- Alphabet Inc. Google founder and CEO Larry Page will lead as the Alphabet CEO while co-founder Sergey Brin will be its president.

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Sachin Kamdar

Parse.ly CEO Sachin Kamdar talks about how his company achieves 150% year-over-year growth

Sachin Kamdar, the founder and CEO of Parse.ly, a technology company that analyzes web data to help digital publishers optimize their contents discussed how the company reached the 150% yearly growth.

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Mark Zuckerberg

Your network is equal to your net worth: Soon, Facebook can approve loans based on your friends' credit scores

Facebook patented a social network system that could advance search results, identify spam messages and sort offensive topics. It could also distinguish if a potential borrower is capable of paying debts through the user's network connections.

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Twitter Inc.

Twitter shares drop 15%; Is the microblogging platform ripe for a takeover?

Twitter could be in the crosshairs of acquisition attempts from other technology companies should the microblogging stalwart fail to reverse the freefall its stock prices have caught in.

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Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook posts Q2 gains, but expenses worry investors; shares rise, fall

Facebook has met nearly all expectations for the second quarter, yet shares fell soon after the release of its earnings report.

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Jerry Yang

Yahoo paid out more that $1 million to vulnerability reporters in their Bug Bounty Program

Yahoo has revealed that it has spent more than $1 million dollars for security researchers participating in their Bug Bounty Program.

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Internet

The trinity of Content Marketing and why are they important in your business

Studies and experts show that contents will be the core of internet marketing in the future while accompanying strategies are also essential.

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