Once again Twitter offends the sensibilities of developers of third-party applications such as Twitpic, yFrog and others with the announcement to launch its own built in image sharing service. “We need to remove the friction from adding photos to Twitter,” Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said. Costolo also announced that users of the new service “will […]
We already analysed South Africa’s most popular cities by looking at the number of fans on different city fan pages. Today we want to look into the official Facebook user numbers by South African cities. It turns out that Johannesburg has the largest number of active Facebook users with more than 816.000 users logging in […]
Youtube owner Google now offers a video-on-demand service as an option to Apple’s iTunes, Netflix and Hulu. The service is available in the USA initially but will be expanded to other countries as the service evolves. Youtube added 3,000 classic movies as well as latest blockbusters to the movie-rental section which are presented in cooperation […]
I just found a new video which shows some interesting Facebook stats and raises the question how the world would be different without Facebook. Thanks to Kelly Lazy for this amazing motion-infographic video.
Facebook published a new white paper which describes best practices for reaching your businesses objectives on Facebook. The 14 pages long pdf-file contains among others: • A short illustration of the Facebook ecosystem and the approach with marketing projects • Five guiding principles that help you to market your business It also give insights for the […]
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 […]
Google just launched its own recommendation tool and gets social. The tool with the name ‘+1‘ is the answer to Facebook’s very popular Like button. People can use +1 to rate search results in Google’s SERPs and to value useful and relevant websites or adwords ads, provided that they have a Google account.
Facebook’s terms and conditions doesn’t allow businesses to operate a personal profile as these profiles are solely foreseen for real people and not for businesses. However, many businesses still use a personal page to promote their business. Most of them still struggle to convert their profile into a page as they would need to start […]