Social Media

Visitors spend an average of three minutes a month on Google+

While Google continues to push Google+ integration into more Google products like YouTube and Gmail, the social network is lagging behind competitors significantly in regards to user engagement.

The difference between a regular Facebook app and a Timeline app? Semantics

It appears that the line between seamlessly sharing apps and the old-fashioned kind is a little blurry.

The second coming of Myspace has Facebook’s Open Graph to thank

Myspace's surprising new user numbers have a very unlikely source to thank: Facebook.

Membership boost at MySpace could signal trouble for music discovery sites

MySpace has attracted 1 million new members since December, which coupled with its extensive music library and aggressive future plans, could spell trouble for subscription music sites.
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Engineers from Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace collaborate to challenge Google’s Search Plus Your World

The data wars continue to amp up, and now Google+'s competition is fighting back with a tool that surfaces actual social search results.
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Rupert Murdoch admits News Corp. “screwed up” with MySpace

News Corp. CEO says company "learned lots of valuable expensive lessons" from MySpace fiasco.
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Justin Timberlake reincarnates MySpace as MySpace TV at CES 2012

The pop culture icon and part owner of MySpace has thrown his weight behind MySpace TV, a new social platform for watching TV together with friends in real time.
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Survey: Facebook plays a destructive role in a third of U.K. divorces

While millions of people join Facebook every month to connect with friends and family, the social network seems to be wreaking havoc on marriages in the United Kingdom according to a new study.

Rebecca Black crowned top search term in Google Zeitgeist 2011

With countless numbers of search terms flowing through Google's search engine all the time, the company likes to compile the most popular search terms each year and publish the Google Zeitgeist.
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Owen Van Natta resigns as Zynga’s chief business officer

After serving as Facebook's chief operating officer and MySpace's CEO, Owen Van Natta has now departed from game maker Zynga...missing out on the company's public offering.
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Surprise! Americans use social media to connect with friends, family, Pew study shows

Are you sitting down? Ok, good — because you mind is about to be blown. According to a newly-released study from Pew Internet Research, two-thirds of all Americans who use social networks do so to stay in touch with current friends and/or…
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New social network Unthink says ‘FU’ to Facebook and Google+

Dubbed the "anti-Facebook," newly launched social network Unthink aims to free users from the bonds of corporate money-making by giving them complete control over their personal data.