|Forum: Community Building and User Generated Content|
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|121:|| Members Gone Wild: The Psychology of Flaming|
Flaming has a technical name, the "online disinhibition effect," which psychologists apply to the many ways people behave with less restraint in cyberspace...
|Feb 20, 2007|
|122:|| Microsoft Adds Facebook Integration to Outlook 2010|
"The add-on to Microsoft Outlook's Social Connector is available for download immediately."
|July 13, 2010|
|123:|| 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."
|Oct 25, 2007|
|124:|| Microsoft Expresses Interest In Facebook|
"Microsoft in recent weeks approached Facebook with proposals to invest in the startup that could value the fast-growing site at $10 billion or higher, said people familiar with the matter. If those talks bear fruit, Microsoft could purchase a stake of up to 5% in the closely held startup, at a cost in the range of $300 million to $500 million, the people said."
|Sept 25, 2007|
|125:|| Microsoft Launches Its New Video Community||Feb 17, 2007|
|126:|| Microsoft Office and Facebook Partner On Docs|
"Microsoft and Facebook launched a site called Docs.com"
|Apr 21, 2010|
|127:|| 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."
|Mar 25, 2008|
|128:|| Mobile Use of Social Networks Triples to 10%|
Projection: By 2012, more than 800 million users worldwide will connect to social networks via their mobile device, up from 82 million in 2007.
|Dec 23, 2008|
|129:|| MySpace Adds Developer Platform|
"Developer platform opens February 5th."
|Feb 5, 2008|
|130:|| MySpace Brings Ad-Supported Video Clips To Mobile Devices|
"Members will be able to look at video on their own homepages as well as friends' pages."
|Dec 3, 2008|
|131:|| MySpace Extends Data Portability With OpenID|
"Two well-known Web sites have completed implementations of MySpace's data portability program, which has also been modified to allow a degree of user data caching and storage by external Web sites and to support the OpenID single sign-on method,"
|July 23, 2008|
|132:|| MySpace Gets Awarded $234Million Spam Payday|
"MySpace has won a $234m legal judgement over junk messages sent to members of the social networking site."
|May 14, 2008|
|133:|| MySpace Hackers Accept Plea Deal|
Duo developed and distributed software to collect e-mail addresses and IPs from visitors to MySpace profiles.
|Feb 28, 2007|
|134:|| 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?
|Nov 17, 2007|
|135:|| MySpace Launches Beta of News Aggregation Site|
"MySpace News is a hybrid between standard news-aggregation sites, such as Google News, and a news-rating site such as Digg Inc."
|Apr 19, 2007|
|136:|| MySpace MyAds Self-Service Advertising|
"On Monday, the popular social network is officially launching a self-service advertising program called MySpace MyAds that lets small businesses and individuals create ads tailored to the personal information on its users' age, gender, location and interests."
|Oct 13, 2008|
|137:|| 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."
|May 9, 2008|
|138:|| MySpace Redesigns To Target The Younger Audience|
"The strategy hinges on drawing 13-to-35-year-olds seeking an entertainment- centric social network separate from parents and other adults on Facebook,"
|Oct 27, 2010|
|139:|| MySpace Targets China's 137 Million Users|
MySpace, in conjunction with investors International Data Group and China Broadband Capital Partners, has announced its Chinese launch.
|Apr 27, 2007|
|140:|| MySpace To Acquire Music Discovery Service, iLike||Aug 20, 2009|
|141:|| MySpace To Cut Workforce by 30pct|
"Social networking site MySpace said Tuesday that it plans to slash nearly 30% of its workforce..."
|June 17, 2009|
|142:|| MySpace To Launch Video Sharing Rival to YouTube|
"MySpace will tomorrow launch a video-sharing service..."
|June 27, 2007|
|143:|| 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."
|Oct 18, 2007|
|144:|| MySpace Widget Restrictions Irk Users|
MySpace move to restrict some third-party widgets highlights battle to control commercialization on Web 2.0 sites.
|Mar 20, 2007|
|145:|| MySpace starts Skype call service|
One of the largest internet communities gets voice-enabled.
|Oct 17, 2007|
|146:|| Netscape Relocates Social Site to New Domain|
"The social bookmarking site which was launched a little over a year ago is being moved to a new domain, and Netscape.com will be returning to its older format."
|Sept 12, 2007|
|147:|| New Facebook Privacy Settings Released, May 26|
"I am pleased to say that with these changes the overhaul of Facebook's privacy model is complete."
|May 26, 2010|
|148:|| New Storm Worm Attacks Forums and Blogs|
A variant of the Storm Worm inserts a link when an infected computer makes a blog or forum post.
|Mar 1, 2007|
|149:|| Ning's Bubble Bursts: No More Free Networks|
"It has just announced that it is killing off its free product,"
|Apr 16, 2010|
|150:|| Nokia Acquires Social Networkling Site, Plazes||June 23, 2008|
|151:|| Online Anonymity Feeds Increase In Nastiness|
AP story suggests that forums and e-mail are driving an increase in nasty commentary that in the past would have reached a much smaller audience.
|Mar 21, 2007|
|152:|| Online Communities Benefit 93% of IT Professionals|
A new survey shows that virtually all IT professionals rely on Web communities to solve problems and save time. 85% see personal benefits in addition to help with work-related tasks.
|July 27, 2007|
|153:|| PodCasts / Skypecasts Coming To Your Blog Soon|
"Internet telephony provider Skype plans to offer bloggers and others the ability to hold audio chats in the next version of Net telephone product, co-founder Niklas Zennstrom said Tuesday night.."
|Nov 8, 2006|
|154:|| Preserving a Forum's Best Content|
Libraries, archives, headliner threads, etc.
|Dec 8, 2005|
|155:|| Privacy Fears As Facebook's 40 Million Members Become an Open Book|
"Social network Facebook will soon make the listings - the name and photo - of its 40 million active members available to anyone who searches the Internet on Google, Yahoo and Microsoft. But in its pursuit of building a bigger audience, Facebook has set off privacy alarms among customers who don't necessarily want their listings to be an open book."
|Sept 12, 2007|
|156:|| Pros and Cons of Community Forum Registration?|
"Are there compelling reasons to require registration?"
|Feb 11, 2006|
|157:|| Pulling forum lurkers out of hiding|
Is lurking a bad thing? How can one turn lurkers into active posters?
|June 10, 2004|
|158:|| Pulling traffic from your forum to the real content?|
Ideas for getting forum members and guests to visit your "real" content?
|Aug 2, 2005|
|159:|| Quick and Dirty Guide to Twitter|
Advice for Twitter beginners on how to get started using the microblogging platform for fun and profit.
|Apr 10, 2009|
|160:|| 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.
|Nov 20, 2007|