Posts Tagged ‘Social Networking’

Will Google Plus Win You Over?

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

Social networking isn’t perfect. But Google is trying to take it to a nearly flawless level. Their upcoming product, Google Plus, hopes to be a contender for Facebook’s social throne.

Although Facebook and Google offer very different services, they are competitors. Both provide content to inform and entertain visitors. And both are vying for time and attention from global web surfers.

Google Plus (or G+ as I like to call it) could be the “next big thing” in social networking. The company is taking a big gamble that it will be.

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Introducing Reverse Email

Monday, September 20th, 2010

How many social profiles do your friends and family have online? You may not even know; people have accounts on so many sites these days it’s almost impossible to keep up. Of course you could spend hours searching through dozens of websites to find them all, but our lives are far too busy. We don’t have time to waste.

Have you ever wanted to learn more about an individual who owns a particular email address? Wish you could see the person’s full name, social profiles and other useful information? You can.

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Facebook LogoPicture this: you have reason to believe your spouse is seeing someone else, so you search for that person’s profile on Facebook. What you find confirms your fears, but it gets worse. You also see pictures of your beloved’s wedding – and you’re not in them.

Lynn France used Facebook to find a woman she thought might be dating her husband. The nightmare she discovered is now making national news.

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The Hottest Tech Trend of 2010

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

monitor3In 2009 people from every demographic seemed to become more tech-savvy than ever before. When the year began, technology like smart phones, apps, Facebook and Twitter existed, but they didn’t have the widespread acceptance and loyalty they currently enjoy. People of all ages and walks of life have become fascinated with these high-tech websites and gadgets.

Throughout the year millions of people created social networking accounts that allowed them to communicate with friends, family and complete strangers; purchased phones that were just as powerful as their computers and laptops; and downloaded apps that gave them the ability to do almost anything. One of the biggest buzz terms of 2009 was “real time” – people were suddenly able to learn all about anything, while it was actually happening.

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Do employers check up on your social networking sites?

Do employers check up on your
social networking sites?

Do you blog, tweet, post bulletins or inform people about your current moods and activities online? If so, then you’re part of the worldwide sensation known as social networking. Whether your social network of choice is MySpace, Facebook, Twitter or all of the above, anything you put on these sites says a lot about you – maybe more than you’d like.

A recent survey taken by thousands of social networkers revealed that a large number of people are embarrassed by their online profiles. Many of these people would not want coworkers or employers to find them on social networking sites, because their pictures, comments or other content may be inappropriate.  Anyone who is wary of a personal profile should be careful; it’s easy to find most anyone online these days. A Social Network Search locates the profiles anyone has all over the Web, and people are looking.

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The Social Networking Conundrum

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

social peopleIt’s an epic battle that rages on daily. Social networking has become one of the most popular ways for people to spend their personal time, and several websites are vying to become the uncontested hot spot for networkers everywhere.

MySpace Vs. Facebook
In the struggle to grab and keep the attention of the American public, MySpace and Facebook remain the 2 biggest warriors on the scene. MySpace had been the top dog of the social networking community, but in the last year Facebook closed the gap and gained an impressive lead. According to an analysis by The Nielsen Company, Facebook is now the #1 social network in the U.S., although MySpace still outranks them in one category. Nielsen statistics show that MySpace is around 3 times more popular than Facebook for online videos. (more…)