Tag: social networks
Twitter tipped to launch native video feature soon
We wrote about Facebook’s plans to double down on native video in 2015 earlier in the week, but Twitter is also preparing its own push. Recode reports that the company’s new video product could go live in the next few...
January 20, 2015
British MPs want clearer data policies from social networks
Google may be under pressure from European MEPs, but in the UK, politicians are taking aim at a different class of internet company: social networks. A report published this morning by the Commons science and technology committee...
December 15, 2014
Facebook tipped to launch anonymous sharing app
There’s been a lot of hype – in tech circles at least – around anonymous sharing apps like Secret and Whisper over the last year. Now it seems Facebook may be joining the party. The New York Times reported yesterday...
October 10, 2014
Ello is the latest social network hoping to attract fleeing Facebookers
No, Ello isn’t a Facebook for British people. It’s a social network that’s hoping to provide an ad-free alternative to Facebook, the latest in a line of such alternatives that include Diaspora (for Facebook)...
September 27, 2014
Facebook to add play counts to videos
Video is set to become a bigger part of Facebook – especially for content owners and marketers – as the social network is moving to add play counts to uploaded videos. It says this move came because video views grew 50%...
September 10, 2014
:o( – Social networks may be making us miserable
We’re not Liking or Favouriting this idea: social networks may be having a negative effect on our personal wellbeing. At least, that’s the theory suggested by an Italian academic study based on 50,000 people answering...
September 2, 2014
Research firm Forrester claims ‘every marketer should use Google Plus’
Research firm Forrester claims 'every marketer should use Google Plus'
April 1, 2014
Messaging app WhatsApp now has 400m monthly active users
One of the stories of 2013 has been the rapid rise of messaging apps as an alternative/parallel social network to, well, the big social networks
December 20, 2013
US teens now prefer Twitter to Facebook (but both are slipping)
The sense that teenagers may drift away from Facebook as their parents (and grandparents) get more involved in it has been floating about for a while now.
October 25, 2013
Gigya report ranks social networks for their sharing popularity
Facebook accounts for 50% of content shared through social networks, according to a new report from social marketing firm Gigya.
July 22, 2013
New Myspace falls out with Merlin over licensing
Merlin doesn't have a deal with New Myspace to stream its catalogue, yet songs from more than 100 of its member labels are still available on the social service.
January 22, 2013