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Lawmakers in Washington asked tech companies Tuesday whether they need to create legislation that would protect people's private information online. The Senate Commerce Committee took up the issue, asking representatives from Apple, AT&T, Facebook and Google if an online privacy bill is necessary. Those companies have all dealt with recent …
by Emily Banks in Digital Marketing ()
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[ATTACH=RIGHT]16244[/ATTACH]Ron Bowes has been accused of hacking Facebook. But when he put the information for over a 100 million [URL="http://www.facebook.com"]Facebook[/URL] users into a 2.8 GB torrent stream on his website Skullsecurity.org, he didn't need to hack anything to get it - it was already publicly available on Facebook. All he …
by CatRambo 1 in Digital Marketing ()
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Google recently has made a big play to take over the majority of the internet search business in the Japanese market as part of an aggressive campaign to shut Microsoft out; but Microsoft is not going to sit idly by while Google gains a virtual monopoly in Japan and they …
by Niki_Fears 15 in Search Engine Strategies ()
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Forget all that stuff your parents taught you about not talking to strangers. One lucky user brought Twitter to its 20 billionth tweet over the weekend, an award as prestigious as being swept away in the confetti and balloons of being the 10,000th grocery market shopper. The momentous tweet was …
by Glass_Joe 68 in Digital Marketing ()
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I'm not your average male shopper. I'll go to the department store and try on a bunch of clothes before I decide on what I want to wear. I'll try on 5 different pairs of jeans before I choose one. I want to get the one that fits me best …
by Sariscos 80 in Digital Marketing ()
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[ATTACH=RIGHT]16625[/ATTACH][URL="http://flattr.com/"]Flattr[/URL] moved out of beta testing and opened to the public today. The social micropayments platform is intended to allow Internet content providers to collect money for their content in the form of tips, or small payments made to demonstrate approval or enjoyment of the content. With Flattr, users pay …
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[ATTACH=right]16393[/ATTACH]Vonage, the voice over broadband service provider, [URL="http://pr.vonage.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=496277"]announced today[/URL] the release of its new mobile app that provides free calls from mobile phones to other Facebook users with the same application. The new app, called Vonage Talk Free, marks the beginning of the company's attempt to reach a broader, and …
by Emily Banks in Digital Marketing ()
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With Twitter now more than 100 million accounts strong, and with 50 million Tweets per day, you might be excused for thinking there's no stopping the micro-blogging network. Until, that is, you start exploring the darkside of Twitter. But is Twitter evil? [attach]16201[/attach]You only have to look at the IT …
by happygeek 1,655 in Digital Marketing ()
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DaniWeb recently attended the ANA Digital and Social Media Conference in New York City which brought into focus just how much social media has become a powerful marketing technique. With speakers from companies including RadioShack, Coca-Cola and FedEx, a powerful message was broadcast: social media used to be a thermometer, …
by Kerry W in Digital Marketing ()
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According to security experts at data governance outfit Varonis, 2013 will be the year of the salami attack. On the plus side, they also predict that the world will not come to an end on December 21st 2012. It's not just salami that your business needs to worry about in …
by happygeek 1,655 in Digital Marketing ()
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[ATTACH=RIGHT]16422[/ATTACH]Google's been looking for someone to fill its "Head of Social" role for several months now. Now, it's finally filled that vacancy from within by promoting Vic Gundotra, Google's VP of engineering. Originally the company had looked externally for someone to lead its efforts in social networking and guide those …
by CatRambo 1 in Digital Marketing ()
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[ATTACH=right]16650[/ATTACH]In the wake of the [URL="http://www.daniweb.com/news/story302388.html"]Wikileaks scandal[/URL], the National Guard has announced new "[URL="http://www.ng.mil/news/archives/2010/08/081110-NGB.aspx"]social media guidelines[/URL]" for the nation's citizen soldiers. While a lot of the guidelines are the same sort of common sense, don't-embarrass-your-family's good name restrictions we might place on our teenagers' use of Facebook and MySpace, there's …
by EricMack 25 in Digital Marketing ()
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[ATTACH=RIGHT]16639[/ATTACH]Connect with old classmates, chat with friends...now book flights on Facebook. Delta Airlines added an application to its [URL="http://www.facebook.com/#!/delta?v=wall"]Facebook page[/URL] today that allows customers to search for flights, book them and share them with friends without navigating away from the Facebook page. For the first time, it seems an airline …
by Emily Banks in Digital Marketing ()
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[ATTACH=right]16821[/ATTACH][URL="http://lindenlab.com/"]Linden Lab[/URL], the guys behind the wildly popular 3D virtual reality community [URL="http://www.SecondLife.com"]Second Life[/URL], confirmed details on Friday that they will be dumping Teen Second Life as a secondary stand alone project. [URL="http://teen.secondlife.com/"]Teen Second Life[/URL] will officially be closing its doors at the end of the year. However, teens will …
by Niki_Fears 15 in Digital Marketing ()
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[ATTACH=RIGHT]16792[/ATTACH]Popular social news site Digg.com's parent company Digg Inc. is still looking for a new CEO, but the end of the search is near. In an interview, Digg co-founder Kevin Rose revealed that the field of candidates has been narrowed down to three possibilities and that he expects that the …
by CatRambo 1 in Digital Marketing ()
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It's not unusual for a government IT department to warn its users about downloading malware onto their government-issued computers. It's more unusual, though, for the source of the malware to be the ads on the website of the newspaper of record. In July, the cyber security coordinators in the state …
by slfisher in Search Engine Strategies ()
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I was extremely surprised (in a good way) with how my last forum thread turned out. I planned on Web 3.0 being a series of forum threads (now articles). In case you missed the last article, I discussed how Web 3.0 relies heavily on community/social oriented activity. In particular, I'm …
by Sariscos 80 in Digital Marketing ()
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...but will users 'LIKE' it? Today, Namco Bandai Games, Inc. announced that they will be launching two made-for-Facebook games, [I]City of Football[/I] and [I]Treasure Abyss[/I]. With over half a million users on Facebook, it's become one of the most popular ways to advertise today. Namco Bandai plans to make full …
by H. B. Duran 5 in Digital Marketing ()
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According to the [Australian Federal Police](http://www.afp.gov.au/), it would appear that at least half a million credit cards 'down under' have been compromised and funds in excess of AUS $25 million (US $26 million) stolen. Although precise details are still coming in, it would seem likely that nothing more complicated than …
by happygeek 1,655 in Digital Marketing ()
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IT Security experts Barracuda Labs recently researched the business of selling Twitter followers to those companies which cannot wait to build organic follower growth. Despite the purchasing of Twitter followers being an explicit breach of the Twitter terms and conditions of use, punishable by the deletion of the account concerned, …
by happygeek 1,655 in Digital Marketing ()
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We're already heard about people being fired for calling in sick and then [URL="http://www.daniweb.com/news/post977333.html"]posting on Facebook[/URL]. Now a woman has lost her insurance. According to [URL="http://www.cbc.ca/canada/montreal/story/2009/11/19/quebec-facebook-sick-leave-benefits.html"]CBCNews[/URL], Nathalie Blanchard, 29, has been on leave from her job at IBM for the past year and a half after she was diagnosed with …
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Since last fall, Google has either closed down or combined more than 30 different products. If you thought that was the end of the axe wielding, think again: another bunch of Google technologies are to bite the dust. ![dweb-googlegone](/attachments/small/0/dweb-googlegone.jpg "align-right") According to the General Manager of Global Enterprise Search at …
by happygeek 1,655 in Search Engine Strategies ()
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LiveJournal users are up in arms over a modification to the service that they say allows users commenting to their online journals to also post those comments on Facebook or Twitter, even if the journal is set up to be restricted only to the owners' friends. In response to the …
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According to a new [URL="http://pewresearch.org/databank/dailynumber/?NumberID=1072"]study [/URL]from the Pew Internet & American Life Project, 21 percent of American adults do not use the Internet. And of those, 90 percent say they have no intention of using the Internet in the future. Among the non-internet users, 34 percent do have some relationship …
by slfisher in Digital Marketing ()
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When I see an article starting with the sentence saying a company offering free software has urged people to start reaping the benefits of free software, I get this sinking feeling. I mean, they would, wouldn't they - it's a bit like Microsoft saying everyone should get the benefit of …
by GuyClapperton 12 in Digital Marketing ()
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According to the Sunday Telegraph [newspaper yesterday](http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/facebook/9276699/Facebook-IPO-fight-back-begins-share-price-implausible-says-analyst.html ) "Morgan Stanley, Facebook’s lead financial adviser, ended the day with 162m shares, worth $6.16bn. Other banks including JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs also bought shares, ending the day with $3.2bn and $2.4bn holdings respectively" which is kind of worrying when you step …
by happygeek 1,655 in Digital Marketing ()
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[ATTACH=right]16757[/ATTACH]Facebook [URL="http://blog.facebook.com/blog.php?post=418175202130"]announced last night[/URL] its own location-based "check-in" app -- this being the social-networking site's response to similar applications like FourSquare, Gowalla and Brightkite. The new app, called [URL="http://www.facebook.com/places/"]Places[/URL], is available on the iPhone, with the latest version of the Facebook app, and through touch.facebook.com on mobile devices that support …
by Emily Banks in Digital Marketing ()
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[ATTACH=RIGHT]16896[/ATTACH]Welcome to the new [URL="http://digg.com"]Digg[/URL], somewhat different from the old Digg. In version 4 of the popular news aggregator site, rolled out today to users, will the new features manage to renew the site’s popularity, reversing the trend which has dropped them from 30 to 25 million visitors per month …
by CatRambo 1 in Digital Marketing ()
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A Google official has announced this morning that the search giant is back in action in China. Google, the second most popular search engine in China, behind Baidu, announced in January of this year that it would no longer censor its search results on the Chinese version of its website, …
by Dani 1,442 in Search Engine Strategies ()
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While I can't imagine for a moment that Google is in danger of going out of business, with the searching masses marching elsewhere in dismay at various perceived privacy infringing issues. However, if you look at the media attention regarding just that, the privacy issue, then Google is going to …
by happygeek 1,655 in Search Engine Strategies ()
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