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921: new post   MySpace starts Skype call service
One of the largest internet communities gets voice-enabled.
Community Building and User Generated ContentOct 17, 2007
922: new post   MySpace To Let Developers Create Applications
"We are opening our platform in the next couple of months," DeWolfe said, confirming months of speculation that MySpace would follow in the footsteps of Facebook, which emerged as a serious competitor after allowing software developers to create applications for its users."
Community Building and User Generated ContentOct 18, 2007
923: new post   Facebook Close To Ad Deal With Microsoft or Google
"Facebook Inc. is close to choosing between Google Inc. and Microsoft Corp. to sell ads for the social networking service outside the U.S., according to people familiar with the matter."
Community Building and User Generated ContentOct 24, 2007
924: new post   Microsoft Buys Stake in Facebook
"Microsoft Corp. agreed to invest $240 million for a minority stake in Facebook Inc. that values the social-networking site at $15 billion. As part of the deal, the two companies expanded their advertising agreement."
Community Building and User Generated ContentOct 25, 2007
925: new post   MySpace Hoax Blamed for Suicide - Implications for Web Communities
A teen suicide is being blamed on a MySpace hoax perpetrated by an adult neighbor. What can community operators do to prevent similar tragedies?
Community Building and User Generated ContentNov 17, 2007
926: new post   Rash of Blogger Lawsuits
Blogs may be great places for ranting, but "free speech" can get expensive. In the U.S., politicians and businesses are taking bloggers to court when they say nasty things.
Community Building and User Generated ContentNov 20, 2007
927: new post   Facebook Beacon Notifications Changed Due To Privacy Fears
"Confronted with mounting privacy protests, Facebook.com has scaled back a Web monitoring feature that notifies one's friends when the Facebook user visits affiliated Web sites, the company said on Thursday."
Community Building and User Generated ContentNov 30, 2007
928: new post   phpBB 3 Gold Released
The gold release of the latest version of phpBB, 3.0.0, is now available for download after going through eight release candidate cycles.
Community Building and User Generated ContentDec 13, 2007
929: new post   Advertising May Not Be The Saviour For Social Networking
Community Building and User Generated ContentJan 2, 2008
930: new post   Traditional Media Face Challenges Managing Online Conversation
"Major media sites have started to get the religion of audience participation, but there's been one big hitch: How do you harness the audience's knowledge and participation without the forums devolving into a messy online brawl that requires time-intensive moderation?"
Community Building and User Generated ContentJan 20, 2008
931: new post   MySpace Adds Developer Platform
"Developer platform opens February 5th."
Community Building and User Generated ContentFeb 5, 2008
932: new post   Facebook Moves to Address Account Deletion Requests
"But on Tuesday, representatives of Facebook stopped short of saying the company would introduce a one-step delete account option."
Community Building and User Generated ContentFeb 13, 2008
933: new post   Facebook Announces Hire of Google's Sheryl Sandberg as COO
"Facebook Inc. has raided Google Inc. to hire a new chief operating officer, providing the popular online social network with more seasoned management and advertising savvy as it strives to make more money without alienating its audience."
Community Building and User Generated ContentMar 4, 2008
934: new post   Cellphone Social Networking On The Move
Community Building and User Generated ContentMar 7, 2008
935: new post   AOL Buys Social Networking Site BEBO for $850 Million
"In an unexpected move, AOL has acquired social-networking site Bebo. The price tag: $850 million in cash."
Community Building and User Generated ContentMar 13, 2008
936: new post   State Looking to Ban Anonymous Forum Postings
"If the bill becomes law, the website operator would have to pay if someone was allowed to post anonymously on their site. The fine would be five-hundred dollars for a first offense and one-thousand dollars for each offense after that."
Community Building and User Generated ContentMar 13, 2008
937: new post   Facebook Steps Up Privacy and Plans To Add Chat
Community Building and User Generated ContentMar 19, 2008
938: new post   Microsoft Signs Social Networking Deals On Data Portability
"Starting today, we will be working with Facebook, Bebo, Hi5, Tagged and LinkedIn to exchange functionally-similar Contacts APIs, allowing us to create a safe, secure two-way street for users to move their relationships between our respective services."
Community Building and User Generated ContentMar 25, 2008
939: new post   Google Loses Another Executive To Facebook
"Another Google Inc. executive is leaving the Internet search giant for social networking start-up Facebook Inc."
Community Building and User Generated ContentMar 26, 2008
940: new post   Facebook Chat Being Rolled Out
"This week marks the launch of Facebook Chat"
Community Building and User Generated ContentApr 7, 2008
941: new post   Flickr Gets Video
"Yahoo is adding videos to what has just been a photo-sharing site."
Community Building and User Generated ContentApr 9, 2008
942: new post   SixApart Acquires Social Media Agency Apperceptive
"The idea for SA is to move beyond an increasingly commoditized blog publishing software business, and into adding advertising, design, implementation, development and site optimization services to bloggers and companies."
Community Building and User Generated ContentApr 21, 2008
943: new post   Using WordPress 2.5? Upgrade Immediately!
WordPress: "We recommend everyone update immediately [from 2.5 to 2.5.1], particularly if your blog has open registration. The vulnerability is not public but it will be shortly"
Community Building and User Generated ContentApr 26, 2008
944: new post   Facebook Agrees to Create Tools to Protect Young Users
"The social network Facebook has reached an agreement with 49 state attorneys general to institute a broad set of principles intended to protect young users from online predators and inappropriate material."
Community Building and User Generated ContentMay 9, 2008
945: new post   MySpace No Longer an Island, Goes For Data Portability
"Responding to the momentum around data portability, MySpace has launched its own "Data Availability" effort with big-name partners Yahoo, eBay, Twitter, and fellow News Corp. unit Photobucket."
Community Building and User Generated ContentMay 9, 2008
946: new post   Building Communities: Critical for Online Business?
At first glance who would connect community to classifieds? How critical do you think building community is to an Internet endeavor?"
Community Building and User Generated ContentMay 12, 2008
947: new post   MySpace Gets Awarded $234Million Spam Payday
"MySpace has won a $234m legal judgement over junk messages sent to members of the social networking site."
Community Building and User Generated ContentMay 14, 2008
948: new post   Facebook & Google 'Friend Connect' Venture Hit By Competing Interests
"...a dispute erupted between Google and Facebook, its largest partner in the new service, that reflected the fact that for Web companies there is nothing casual about the business of Internet socializing: There's too much money, maybe billions, at stake."
Community Building and User Generated ContentJune 3, 2008
949: new post   Social Shopping and Customer 3.0
Social media and online communities are now shaping customer behavior. Traditional retailers and even some online retailers may be feeling the pressure.
Community Building and User Generated ContentJune 6, 2008
950: new post   Hobsons Acquire College Confidential
"It is not often that we hear of sites that are primarily forum/community driven being sold."
Community Building and User Generated ContentJune 6, 2008
951: new post   LinkedIn Boosted By $53 Million Investment
"LinkedIn Corp., a business-networking Web site, has received a $53 million infusion from blue-chip venture capitalists that values the company at $1 billion."
Community Building and User Generated ContentJune 19, 2008
952: new post   Checking Job Applicants on Social Sites a Legal Danger?
In the U.S., ethnic minorities and other protected groups could allege discrimination if employers use Facebook, MySpace, etc. to access information they could not legally ask in the hiring process.
Community Building and User Generated ContentJune 20, 2008
953: new post   Nokia Acquires Social Networkling Site, Plazes
Community Building and User Generated ContentJune 23, 2008
954: new post   Judge Orders Facebook Origins Settlement Enforceable
"Facebook agreed to pay an undisclosed amount of cash and stock to settle a long- running legal battle..."
Community Building and User Generated ContentJune 27, 2008
955: new post   Digg Recommendation Engine (Beta) Launching This Week
"The Recommendation Engine is a cool way to discover new content on Digg."
Community Building and User Generated ContentJune 30, 2008
956: new post   Google Patent: Ads to Target Community Members
US Patent No. 20080162260 covers a variety of ways to target members of communities and social networks, including assigning member ranks and identifying "influencers."
Community Building and User Generated ContentJuly 6, 2008
957: new post   Twitter Confirms It Has Acquired Summize
"All five Summize engineers will move to San Francisco, CA and take jobs at Twitter, Inc."
Community Building and User Generated ContentJuly 16, 2008
958: new post   Facebook - Too Creepy, Childish for Business?
WIRED article title "Facebook: Too Creepy, Childish for the Workplace" suggests that people who do too much social networking aren't serious about business.
Community Building and User Generated ContentJuly 18, 2008
959: new post   Facebook Redesign Rolls Out Slowly
"Now you see it, now you don't ... screenshots and descriptions of the Facebook facelift slated to go live Monday are flying around but the url that is supposed to take you there keeps defaulting the current Facebook profile page."
Community Building and User Generated ContentJuly 21, 2008
960: new post   Facebook Accuses German Social Networking Site of Copying
"Facebook's complaint, filed in a California federal court, accuses Studivz of copying the look, feel, features and services of Facebook."
Community Building and User Generated ContentJuly 21, 2008
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