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  1. Kevin Lancaster

    Google gives Orkut the chop

    Google to shut down Orkut Google has decided to pull the plug on its under-performing social-networking service
  2. NeonNinja

    Look Up . . .

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7dLU6fk9QY Touching... http://espacotelheiras.wordpress.com/2014/05/06/look-up-por-gary-turk/
  3. jes

    Fury at plan to turn Liberation into a social network

    Fury at plan to turn Liberation into a social network Journalists at France’s third-biggest national newspaper, Liberation, are reacting with fury at a surprise plan by the owners
  4. jes

    Mxit 7 launch plans

    Mxit 7 launch plans Social networking platform, Mxit is gearing up to release the fully redesigned version 7 next week
  5. jes

    Nextdoor attracts $60 million from Tiger Global, Kleiner Perkins

    Nextdoor attracts $60 million from Tiger Global, Kleiner Perkins Nextdoor, an online social network for neighbors, said it has attracted $60 million from early backers of technology titans Google, Amazon and Facebook.
  6. J

    Twitter in legal battle over user content

    Twitter tightens grip on user content Twitter is in a legal spat over whether the company should stake a claim over user-generated content
  7. QuintonB

    Vodacom pegs The Grid closure

    Vodacom’s The Grid shut down date Vodacom’s mobile social network, The Grid, will be shutting down on 1 December 2012
  8. J

    Facebook testing new want button

    Facebook experimenting with “want” button Facebook has partnered with retailers in an initiative to introduce a “want” button into the social network
  9. J

    Facebook Promoted Posts lets users pay for better visibility

    Facebook lets users pay to promote posts Facebook has added the new promote-posts-for-users feature, which allows US users to pay to increase the visibility of their posts
  10. J

    LinkedIn adds ability to follow other users

    LinkedIn adds “follow” feature Professional networking site LinkedIn has added the feature to “follow” other users and receive updates on their profiles
  11. J

    French government probes into Facebook Timeline glitch

    Facebook asked to explain Timeline glitch The French government has requested an explanation from Facebook for a glitch which caused private messages to appear on users’ Timelines
  12. J

    Facebook tackles fake "likes"

    Facebook clamps down on fake “likes” Facebook vows to crack down on fraudulent “likes” and improve brand integrity on the social network
  13. J

    Could Twitter's ad model be bad for business?

    Twitter’s ad business hampering innovation? Revenue streams and advertising could come at an expense of innovation for microblogging social network
  14. J

    New Twitter update allows for image and video viewing

    Twitter’s new update brings multimedia integration Video and image viewing comes direct to Twitter feed.
  15. QuintonB

    'Anti-Facebook' social network bought up and shut down

    Anybeat bought up – then shut down Anonymous 'anti-Facebook' social network closing its doors.
  16. QuintonB

    Chinese social network limits users with contract

    Chinese social network limited further by contract Chinese social network gets new user contract to control information.
  17. QuintonB

    TwitPic for iPhone released

    TwitPic iPhone app launches Twitter integrates its own photo-sharing service via new iPhone app.
  18. jes

    DropGifts social gifting service to launch in South Africa

    DropGifts social gifting service to launch in South Africa The DropGifts Facebook gift card service will soon be launching in South Africa
  19. jes

    Facebook is inching out MXit in South Africa

    Facebook is inching out MXit in South Africa New research by ikapadata suggests that South Africa’s own instant messaging application and social network is losing to Facebook among SA’s township residents
  20. jes

    Social media firms meet UK government for riot talks

    Social media firms meet UK government for riot talks Executives from Facebook, Twitter and BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. are meeting the British government and police Thursday to discuss how to prevent social networks from being used to plot violence.
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