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121: new post   Locking Down WordPress: Getting The Best Out Of WP
"WordPress is a leading blog tool, but also has a lot of features that make it interesting to webmasters with communities. It can be considered a general-purpose content management tool as well. This tool has a lot to offer for the serious webmaster--its collection of features can really accelerate the process of putting up a well-done site. "
Aug 10, 2006
122: new post   Mary Poppins Moderating
A gentle touch in moderating will keep discussion on track without irritating members.
June 19, 2004
123: new post   Mass User Revolt Against Digg
Thousands of users unload on digg as HD DVD key number is posted.
May 2, 2007
124: new post   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
125: new post   Microsoft Adds Facebook Integration to Outlook 2010
"The add-on to Microsoft Outlook's Social Connector is available for download immediately."
July 13, 2010
126: 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."
Oct 25, 2007
127: new post   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
128: new post   Microsoft Launches Its New Video Community
Feb 17, 2007
129: new post   Microsoft Office and Facebook Partner On Docs
"Microsoft and Facebook launched a site called Docs.com"
Apr 21, 2010
130: 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."
Mar 25, 2008
131: new post   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
132: new post   MySpace Adds Developer Platform
"Developer platform opens February 5th."
Feb 5, 2008
133: new post   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
134: new post   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
135: 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."
May 14, 2008
136: new post   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
137: 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?
Nov 17, 2007
138: new post   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
139: new post   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
140: 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."
May 9, 2008
141: new post   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
142: new post   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
143: new post   MySpace To Acquire Music Discovery Service, iLike
Aug 20, 2009
144: new post   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
145: new post   MySpace To Launch Video Sharing Rival to YouTube
"MySpace will tomorrow launch a video-sharing service..."
June 27, 2007
146: 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."
Oct 18, 2007
147: new post   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
148: new post   MySpace starts Skype call service
One of the largest internet communities gets voice-enabled.
Oct 17, 2007
149: new post   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
150: new post   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
151: new post   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
152: new post   Ning's Bubble Bursts: No More Free Networks
"It has just announced that it is killing off its free product,"
Apr 16, 2010
153: new post   Nokia Acquires Social Networkling Site, Plazes
June 23, 2008
154: new post   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
155: new post   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
156: new post   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
157: new post   Preserving a Forum's Best Content
Libraries, archives, headliner threads, etc.
Dec 8, 2005
158: new post   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
159: new post   Pros and Cons of Community Forum Registration?
"Are there compelling reasons to require registration?"
Feb 11, 2006
160: new post   Pulling forum lurkers out of hiding
Is lurking a bad thing? How can one turn lurkers into active posters?
June 10, 2004
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