Archive for category: social

AOL Redesigns Homepage to Highlight Video Content
/ April 15, 2014 2:35 pm
AOL Redesigns Homepage to Highlight Video Content

TechCrunch reports that AOL.com will be redesigning its homepage to better integrate a carousel of videos from AOL. While there were videos on AOL.com before, they weren’t highlighted in the same way. Read More

Twitter Acquires Social Data Company Gnip
/ April 15, 2014 1:32 pm
Twitter Acquires Social Data Company Gnip

Twitter said on Tuesday it has acquired Gnip, a provider of social data that has partnered with the social media giant for the past four years. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The company's products are designed to help clients more easily analyze data across public Tweets. Read More

Line Targeting One Billion Users Of Messaging App By 2015
/ April 14, 2014 4:28 pm
Line Targeting One Billion Users Of Messaging App By 2015

Bloomberg reports that Line Corp., the operator of the most-popular mobile messaging app in Japan, plans to double its users to more than 1 billion globally by next year, according to its CEO Akira Morikawa who made the comment at a conference in Tokyo last week. . Read More

Survey: 18% of Internet Users Have Had Personal Information Stolen Online
/ April 14, 2014 4:13 pm
Survey: 18% of Internet Users Have Had Personal Information Stolen Online

Eighteen percent of U.S. Internet users have had important personal information, such as Social Security numbers and credit card and bank account information, stolen as a result of their online activities, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center's Internet Project. . Read More

Amazon to Acquire Digital Comic Book Store comiXology
/ April 11, 2014 3:50 pm
Amazon to Acquire Digital Comic Book Store comiXology

TechCrunch reports that Amazon has announced that it will acquire comiXology, a service that provides digital versions of comics from Marvel, DC, and many others. Today, comiXology provides more than 50,000 comics for sale. . Read More

Report: San Francisco Ranks No. 11 in the World for “Selfies”
/ April 11, 2014 3:18 pm
Report: San Francisco Ranks No. 11 in the World for “Selfies”

San Francisco ranks 11th in the world in the number of "selfies" -- the self-shot photos that have become immensely popular on social media -- per capita, according to Time magazine. To come up with the rankings, the publication built a database of more than 400,000 Instagram photos tagged "selfie" that included geographic coordinates. Read More

Google and TiVo to Present at “CES on the Hill”
/ April 11, 2014 2:58 pm
Google and TiVo to Present at “CES on the Hill”

Google and TiVo, will be among 20 main presenters at the Consumer Electronics Association's "CES on the Hill" event, which lets Washington lawmakers meet with technology companies and try products at the center of policy debates. Read More

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