social media

Russia cracks down on foreign internet firms

Russia has come up with a new law that empowers the government to not only block websites but also orders them to share data of Russian citizens.

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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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How to Create Loyal Customers in 5 Easy Ways

A successful business would not run smoothly without loyal customers. In a business world full of competitors struggling for a bigger consumer share in the market, you have to find ways to create loyal customers. Learning how to get customers buying your product or service is not enough, you also need to know to keep them coming back.

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Facebook plans stricter scrutiny for accessing user data

Facebook Inc plans a stricter review of requests to access information on its 1.32 billion active users after a psychological experiment on unwitting users in 2012 created a furor on social media.

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10 Features That Made Facebook the Most Used Social Media Site

Facebook is one of the most popular and largest social media sites with over 1 billion users. It is packed with several features that has made it the most widely used social networking site. Here we will look at the 10 best features of Facebook.

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Facebook narrows audience that sees new users' first posts

Facebook Inc has changed a privacy setting on its social network, limiting the audience that sees new users' first posts in a reversal of a feature that had critics said forced people to over-share personal information.

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Facebook to roll out 'I'm a Voter' feature worldwide

When Americans voted to renew President Barack Obama's lease on the White House in November 2012, more than 9 million citizens took to Facebook to click the "I'm a Voter" button, showing their online friends that they had cast a ballot.

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Smile Mom raises $1.5M seed funds to link moms to each other

Smile Mom, the app that allows moms to share baby photos and family updates with moms living nearby, has raised $1.5 million in seed funds from angel and institutional investors, TechCrunch reported.

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Twitter seeks to capitalize on users' diversity to attract advertisers - report

The users of Twitter in the US are more racially diverse compared to those of other Internet sites and Twitter is capitalizing on its demographics to get revenues, The Wall Street Journal reported.

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Social media sites work across platforms and uses

After Twitter's IPO and the expansion of Facebook, other social media services such as SnapChat, WhatsApp and other social networking sites compete against one another.

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Twitter and the issues of IPOs before it

Many lessons can be learned from the IPOs of other social media outlets as IPO would be conducting its own soon.

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Social media rally Filipinos against "pork barrel"

The world saw Filipinos staged a mass rally against corruption that was organized via social media like Facebook and Twitter.

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Social management app HootSuite raises US$165 million

HootSuite gained US$165 worth of Series B funds from several investors today.

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Bottlenose secures seed funding worth US $3.6 mln

Bottlenose raised US $3.6 million in seed capital, which it intends to use for product development as well as hiring of more employees and marketing.

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6 ETFs Facebook fans will like

Here are six ETFs Facebook fans will like.

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