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googleplus

Google has announced that its social network, Google+, has hit 170 million users since its launch in June 2011. In addition to this statistic, the internet search giant also claims that 100 million of the 170 million users has logged into the service in the past 30 days, suggesting that … [Read More]

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Diaspora

Ilya Zhitomirskiy, the co-founder of year-old Facebook rival Diaspora, has died. The San Francisco Police department confirmed the death of the young entrepreneur, which the medical examiner stated “appears to be suicide.” The social network was launched a year ago by Zhitomirskiy and three other students at New York University. … [Read More]

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Facebook

Facebook, the popular social networking website, has spent $40,000 in an effort to increase security on the service. The company started a Google Chrome-like rewards service earlier this month, where people who pointed out security issues and bugs in the service. The minimum payout is $500, and the maximum payout … [Read More]

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londonriots

In the wake of the London riots, the UK Government are considering blocking social networks in order to prevent further violence like this again. Blackberry’s semi-private messaging system has been blamed for spurring on the current riots, but Prime Minister David Cameron said that they were “working with the police, … [Read More]

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googleplus


Google+, the latest attempt at a social network from Google, has attracted almost 20 million users in just 3 weeks. Last week, Google’s chief executive Larry Page, announced in an investor call that the service had completed 10 million sign-ups.

The new figures from independent online measurement company, Comscore, show that … [Read More]

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googlelabs

Google Labs is no more, but Google insists that its experimental culture will survive, and that experimental features in current products will continue to be developed. Google has decided to close down the Google Labs “playground” in order to focus on their new social network, Google+.

Bill Coughran, Senior Vice … [Read More]

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