|Forum: Community Building and User Generated Content|
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|201:|| AOL May Sell or Close Bebo|
"AOL is committed to working quickly to determine if there are any interested parties for Bebo."
|Apr 7, 2010|
|202:|| 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|
|203:|| 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|
|204:|| Twitter Numbers and Stats Revealed: 19 Billion Searches Per Month|
"Twitter reveals some huge numbers on users and search."
|Apr 15, 2010|
|205:|| Ning's Bubble Bursts: No More Free Networks|
"It has just announced that it is killing off its free product,"
|Apr 16, 2010|
|206:|| Facebook Adds Wiki-Style Community Pages (Beta)|
"Community Pages are still in beta, but our long-term goal is to make them the best collection of shared knowledge on a topic."
|Apr 20, 2010|
|207:|| Microsoft Office and Facebook Partner On Docs|
"Microsoft and Facebook launched a site called Docs.com"
|Apr 21, 2010|
|208:|| Facebook Unveils Plan For Global Domination|
"One of the points Mr Zuckerberg was making was that the web has become a lot less anonymous and Facebook is definitely positioning itself as wanting to be the owner of that information," said Maya Baratz of the Huffington Post.
|Apr 22, 2010|
|209:|| 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|
|210:|| Foursquare and Wall Street journal Team Up|
"The Wall Street Journal wants to help you explore New York..."
|Apr 27, 2010|
|211:|| 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|
|212:|| Facebook Looks Set To Do A U-Turn On Complex Privacy|
"it was listening to the message from users that it has 'made things too complex'."
|May 19, 2010|
|213:|| Facebook and MySpace In Ad Data Privacy Loophole|
"Most social networks haven't bothered to obscure user names or ID numbers from their Web addresses, said Craig Wills, a professor of computer science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, who has studied the issue."
|May 21, 2010|
|214:|| Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg on Privacy: "Sometimes we move too fast."|
"Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has admitted that Facebook "missed the mark" over recent privacy concerns."
|May 24, 2010|
|215:|| 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|
|216:|| Facebook Rolls Out New Privacy Settings on May 26|
"Social network giant Facebook will roll out a new set of privacy settings to all its users starting on 26 May."
|May 25, 2010|
|217:|| 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|
|218:|| Social YouTube: Google Moderator Added To YouTube|
"...we've integrated the ability to use Google Moderator into every single YouTube channel."
|May 27, 2010|
|219:|| Jason Calacanis Suggest 5 Things Facebook Can Do To Regain Trust|
"We can all learn from these ideas."
|June 4, 2010|
|220:|| 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|
|221:|| Twitter Says Stability Should Improve|
"However, we certainly are not happy about the disruptions that we have faced and even caused this week and understand how they negatively impact our users."
|June 16, 2010|
|222:|| AOL Sells Social Networking Site, Bebo, To Private Investment Firm|
"Criterion Capital Partners, a small private investment firm, announced that it had bought the business, but did not disclose the amount paid."
|June 17, 2010|
|223:|| 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|
|224:|| Foursquare Raises B Round at $20Million|
"... we've raised another round of capital. Today we closed on a $20m Series B round with Union Square Ventures, O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures and our newest partner, Andreessen Horowitz. "
|June 30, 2010|
|225:|| Twitter Launches Revenue-Earning @Earlybird Exclusive Offers|
"We're starting with US-wide offers but will explore location-based deals in the future."
|July 7, 2010|
|226:|| 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|
|227:|| Facebook unveils child safety App|
"The button, aimed at children and teenagers, will report abuse to the UK Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (Ceop) and Facebook."
|July 12, 2010|
|228:|| Microsoft Adds Facebook Integration to Outlook 2010|
"The add-on to Microsoft Outlook's Social Connector is available for download immediately."
|July 13, 2010|
|229:|| FaceBook Gift Shop To Shut Down|
"Facebook Gifts, the virtual shop born out of a 2007 "hackathon" by FB staffers, will close on August 1, even as the social networking giant looks for other ways to make money."
|July 14, 2010|
|230:|| Internet Social Networks: Our World View Is Narrowing|
"We think we're getting a broad view of the world, because it's possible that our television, newspapers and internet could be giving us a vastly wider picture than was available for our parents or grandparents."
|July 15, 2010|
|231:|| Facebook Reaches 500 Million Users|
Facebook said the number was "an important milestone"
|July 22, 2010|
|232:|| 100 Million Facebook Users' Data Published|
"People who use Facebook own their information and have the right to share only what they want, with whom they want, and when they want,"
|July 29, 2010|
|233:|| Facebook Launches 'Facebook Questions' (Beta)|
"Facebook Questions is available to a limited number of people right now..."
|July 29, 2010|
|234:|| 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|
|235:|| Judge: Site Owner Can't Be Sued For Libelous User Generated Content |
A U.S. federal judge has reaffirmed that unfiltered UGC is the responsibility of the poster and that the site operator can't be sued for libel.
|Sept 2, 2010|
|236:|| Digg Clone News Site Sphinn Kills Voting|
"Even as many sites seek to give their users more input, Sphinn is eliminating voting on stories and will use an editorial selection process instead."
|Sept 2, 2010|
|237:|| Developer Release Of Diaspora|
"From now on we will be working closely with the community on improving and solidifying Diaspora."
|Sept 16, 2010|
|238:|| Learning Why Social Media Is Important For Your Business|
"Social media is quickly becoming a customer relationship management system, as companies have 'for the first time access to people's minds in real-time,'"
|Oct 4, 2010|
|239:|| Internet Brands Takes Civil Action Against Xenforo|
vBulletin vs. former vBulletin developers making a competing forum software.
|Oct 5, 2010|
|240:|| WSJ: Scraper Attacks on Community Sites Rising|
The Wall Street Journal reports that a professional scraping industry is emerging to collect massive amounts of data from forums and social networks.
|Oct 13, 2010|