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161: new post   Report: Google To Make Gmail More Social
"The change adds a module to the Gmail screen that will display a stream of updates from individuals a user chooses to connect with, said one of these people."
Feb 9, 2010
162: new post   Reputation Management Gone Bad: Company Fined For Faked Reviews
"The company will pay $300,000 in penalties and costs to the state."
July 15, 2009
163: new post   Security Holes in Common Forum Software Packages Exploited
"On Jan. 30, a bulletin board run by chip maker AMD was compromised by hackers and was used to distribute malicious code. Poor deployment of security patches by administrators and the growing popularity of programs like phpBB are to blame..."
Feb 2, 2006
164: 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."
Apr 21, 2008
165: 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.
June 6, 2008
166: new post   Social YouTube: Google Moderator Added To YouTube
"...we've integrated the ability to use Google Moderator into every single YouTube channel."
May 27, 2010
167: new post   Socializing Forums: Using Social Networks & Tools
"Do you think forum operators are being shortsighted by not building in features like this? Have you tested any of these in your own forum(s) with good results?"
June 7, 2006
168: new post   Sony to Launch Video-Sharing Network
"Sony said on Thursday it will launch a video-sharing site in Japan on Friday, marking the electronics and entertainment firm's first step towards challenging Google's YouTube service."
Apr 26, 2007
169: new post   Spammer Fined $873-Million in Facebook Case
Nov 25, 2008
170: new post   StarCraft/WarCraft Retreat on Real Forum Names
Amid a firestorm of protest from its users, Blizzard on Friday backed down on plans to require users in its "StarCraft II" and "World of Warcraft" forums to use their real names. "We've decided at this time that real names will not be required for posting on official Blizzard forums," Mike Morhaime, CEO and co-founder of Blizzard Entertainment, said in a statement.
July 10, 2010
171: new post   Starting a Web Community
"Forum operators typically find that the first few thousand posts are the toughest - once you are at that level, you probably have something going, even if it's not quite enough to launch your forum to the six or seven digit level."
May 13, 2004
172: new post   Starting a Web Community
Ideas for the care and feeding of a new forum.
May 13, 2004
173: 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."
Mar 13, 2008
174: new post   Strategies for Screening New Community Members
What techniques can be used to screen new community members as they sign up to avoid registering undesirable members?
Dec 5, 2005
175: new post   Strategies for screening or filtering new members at sign-up time
Blocking sign-ups by email addy, by IP address, etc? What other approaches?
Dec 5, 2005
176: new post   Study: 10pct Twitter Users Generate More Than 90pct Twitter Content
"More than half of all Twitter users post messages on the site less than once every 74 days."
June 8, 2009
177: new post   StumbleUpon Breaks Away From eBay
Apr 14, 2009
178: new post   Survey: Virtual Social Networks - Get A Life
"The results show the majority seem to give the virtual worlds the thumbs down."
June 19, 2007
179: new post   Survey: YouTube Traffic Bigger Than Rivals Combined
""As of May 2007, YouTube's market share was 50 percent greater than those 64 sites combined," Hitwise research director LeeAnn Prescott said in a summary of her firm's data."
June 29, 2007
180: new post   The ABC of Building a Successful Forum
"The ABC of building a successful forum... ...A is for... Authority"
Sept 27, 2005
181: new post   The ABCs of building a successful forum
Suggestions for starting and growing a discussion forum.
Sept 27, 2005
182: new post   The financial side of running a forum
Discussion of revenues and costs of operating a forum.
May 13, 2004
183: new post   Topix Eliminates Fee for Expedited Content Review
Under pressure from state attorneys general, Topix removes the fee and agrees to remove abusive posts within three days. Could other UGC sites be new targets?
Aug 11, 2010
184: 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?"
Jan 20, 2008
185: new post   Travel and Point Site FlyerTalk Sold to Internet Brands
"Terms of the deal were not announced, but it shows a new level of interest in forums by big corporate main stream companies."
Mar 9, 2007
186: new post   Twitter Acquires SMS Company, Cloudhopper
"a messaging infrastructure company that enables Twitter to connect directly to mobile carrier networks in countries all over the planet."
Apr 23, 2010
187: new post   Twitter Acquires Tweetie For The iPhone
"...we've entered into an agreement with Atebits (aka Loren Brichter) to acquire Tweetie, a leading iPhone Twitter client."
Apr 12, 2010
188: new post   Twitter Adds "Report as Spam" Button
"Our spam fighting tools will continue to evolve as new behaviors emerge, and as always, we'll keep trust and safety at the top of our list."
Oct 14, 2009
189: new post   Twitter Adds Find Friends From Facebook and LinkedIn
"The app also lets you save your LinkedIn connections as a list, post your Tweets to LinkedIn, and add your Twitter account to your LinkedIn profile."
June 24, 2010
190: new post   Twitter Adds Usability Improvements To Followers and Following Links
July 1, 2009
191: new post   Twitter Bans Third Party Ad Networks From Injecting Paid Tweets
"aside from Promoted Tweets, we will not allow any third party to inject paid tweets into a timeline on any service that leverages the Twitter API."
May 24, 2010
192: new post   Twitter Beta Tests 'Contributors' For Business
Dec 17, 2009
193: new post   Twitter Closes in On $100 Million New Funding
Sept 24, 2009
194: new post   Twitter Confirms It Has Acquired Summize
"All five Summize engineers will move to San Francisco, CA and take jobs at Twitter, Inc."
July 16, 2008
195: new post   Twitter Could Start Charging for Premium Services
"Looking at the value commercial entities are getting out of Twitter could help us build a sustainable company,"
Oct 27, 2008
196: new post   Twitter Extends Tests Of Its Own Link Shortener
"As a first step, developers who create applications on the Twitter platform can now begin to prepare for this service."
June 9, 2010
197: new post   Twitter Fixes 'Follow' Bug, And Fixing Zero Followers
"Follower/following numbers are currently at 0: we're aware and this too should shortly be resolved."
May 10, 2010
198: new post   Twitter Hacked
"The issue with these 33 accounts is different from the Phishing scam aimed at Twitter users..."
Jan 6, 2009
199: new post   Twitter Identifies File Sharing Username and Password Scam
"We strongly suggest that you use different passwords for each service you sign up for."
Feb 3, 2010
200: new post   Twitter Launches "Promoted Tweets"
"You will start to see Tweets promoted by our partner advertisers called out at the top of some Twitter.com search results pages."
Apr 13, 2010
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