Author Archives: Nico

Twitter plans to buy Tweetdeck for $50m

Twitter wants to purchase Tweetdeck for $50 million. Tweetdeck is a real-time browser that connects people with their contacts across Twitter, Facebook and other social networks. However, it is mainly used to manage multiple Twitter accounts, Twitter lists and Twitter conversations. The tool provides much more functionality than Twitter’s web client does. Today, more than [...]

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LinkedIn Today – New Opportunities for B2B Marketers

The largest business network community with more than 83 million users just launched a new service called LinkedIn Today. LinkedIn Today helps you to go more virally with content and to build better relationships with your connections. LinkedIn Today works as a tool to market or sell your business and services to others. Watch the [...]

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WordPress 3.1 released. New Features

A few days ago, WordPress 3.1 was released and can be downloaded here. The WordPress Dashboard now looks much cleaner and allows an easier handling. The new Post Formats allow theme developers to create portable tumblelogs with different styling for different types of posts such as videos, galleries, photos, audio, quotes and on and on. [...]

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South Africa: Rapid Growth in Facebook Users

South Africa is one of the world’s top raising countries in terms of the development of Facebook population. In the last 6 months, South Africa gained 750.000 new users (+ 25 %) and now has more than 3.76 million users in total. In Africa, only Egypt has more users with over 5.6 million, of which [...]

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eBay is world’s most social brand

What are the Top Brands in Social Media? According to the ‘Social Brands Index’, eBay is the world’s most social brand followed by Apple, Google, Blackberry and Amazon. The ranking is based on the ‘Social Media Reputation’ Index (SMR) and was published today by Yomego. What people are looking for:top 5 brands in the world | 

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Facebook moves to Menlo Park

The Facebook headquarters will move from Palo Alto to the former Sun Microsystems campus in Menlo Park which is situated ten kilometers away from the old offices. Facebook has signed a 15-year lease contract with an option to buy the campus after five years of lease. The eleven buildings of the complex can accommodate 3600 [...]

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