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Orkut is going to die, but you can save your data

Tweet There was a time when Google’s very first social networking site “Orkut” was in great demand. But with the advent of other social networking websites, soon the traffic on Orkut came down. Thus the owner of the website, Google has now decided to say goodbye to Orkut on September 30, 2014. Fortunately, till then you can continue using the website and even export your data, pictures as well... Read More »
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How to report spam on Twitter?

Tweet Recently you posted a Tweet about a new job opening in your company and soon your account flooded with job opportunities from different Twitter users. Well, this is a common spam problem that most of the Twitter users face every time they Tweet something that involve mass attention. A spam in Twitter is nothing but a prohibited behavior that disturbs human sentiments and violates the Twitter... Read More »

Facebook Shared Photo Album with Multiple Contributors

Tweet Interested in sharing photos in a group? Facebook allows you this facility… As per the latest Facebook update, you can use your Facebook account to create shared photo albums and visit and re-visit all your nostalgic moments – be it a college reunion, a classmate’s wedding or even your kid’s first Parents Day in school! And what’s more? To this album there can be up to 50 contributors... Read More »
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Facebook to launch mobile payment program to make online purchases

Tweet Facebook is all about sharing, communicating, networking and marketing. Whether you want to get noticed, get a job or get connected, there is so much that you can do using Facebook. And now purchasing is also possible. Facebook is expected to release a new mobile payment feature to enable users to make purchases simply by logging into a retailer’s app with their Facebook credentials. However,... Read More »

Secure your Twitter account in just two steps

Tweet Up until now, Twitter was known to offer breaking news, information on global events, local updates and a ground-breaking platform to indulge in healthy conversations. And now for your security, Twitter has geared up to combat the growing number of hacking attacks, making your account absolutely safe from unauthorized logins. The two-step authentication measure, available from today as an option,... Read More »

Play a Matchmaker with Youshouldtotallymeet App

Tweet They say matches are made in heaven. But in this age of online social networking, it’s no surprise; matches are made on digital platforms. Gone are the days when matches were made through sister’s friend’s cousin’s neighbor’s brother’s son’s aunt’s daughter. 2013 is the modern era, where everything happens on social networking site like Facebook. And lately an app ‘YouShouldTotallyMeet’... Read More »

Listen or Tweet music with Twitter #Music app

Tweet If you are using Twitter #Music app and wondering how it is different from other music services, the answer is new music-discovery service wrapped in a stunning user interface. Currently available for iPhone, this app allows you to discover the most popular tracks and emerging artists. Twitter #Music app is the best place to find music-related information, find and follow musicians, and learn... Read More »

Facebook Graph Search: An awesome search tool or a hacker’s paradise?

Tweet Facebook took the world by storm when it announced the launch of Facebook Graph Search – a tool that gives people the power and mechanism to search through the massive pile of information, photos, Likes, music, and other data that is present on the site. For those who don’t know much about this latest release, Facebook Graph Search is a new search engine tool that allows you to explore things... Read More »

Twitter plans to add Instagram-like photo filters to its mobile app

Tweet Twitter is all set to make a significant move on the mobile front, competing heads-on with its rivals – Instagram and Facebook. Shortly after a billion-dollar acquisition of the infamous Instagrams photo-sharing app by Facebook, Twitter is also planning to add an in-app photo filter that will give its users the freedom to click pictures and share them instantly over the microblogging website.... Read More »

Facebook® Messenger 1.8

Tweet How many of you send messages and texts to your friends through Facebook Messenger mobile app? Till now, you were only able to send texts, exchange locations, and share photos with friends, but now Facebook Messenger has turned into a full-featured chat app.   Details about updated Facebook Messenger     Rolled out as version 1.8, this updated messenger will allow you to switch... Read More »

Making Friends on Facebook® becomes easy with Find Friends Nearby

Tweet Facebook lately has created a new feature called Find Friends Nearby, earlier code-named Friendshake, for Android and iOS-based devices. Yet to be announced officially, this latest feature will let you find out friends who are geographically nearby.   Basically, Find Friends Nearby feature takes you to a page wherein you can spot other people within/near your location and who are browsing... Read More »
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Just a single click, and delete multiple messages in Facebook®

Tweet What do you do to clean the clutter of messages piled up in your Facebook account’s ‘Messages’ area? Do you ‘Archive’ them? However, the message you ‘Archive’ doesn’t get permanently deleted from the list, instead it just gets removed. If you want to permanently delete a message or entire thread of conversation, you have to follow a lengthy process of ‘Delete All’ or ‘Delete... Read More »

Zynga® launched Ruby Blast on Facebook®

Tweet Zynga, known for its simulation and role-playing games like CityVille and Farmville is turning towards other genres with the intention of broadening its audience reach.   Lately, Zynga launched its third arcade title for Facebook, called as ‘Ruby Blast’. Earlier examples of arcade games by Zynga, include Bejeweled, Meteos and Puzzle Quest.   The newest title is a fun, social, fast,... Read More »

Groove with Google+™ YouTube® Party app

Tweet How about attending a party wherein you can show your favorite YouTube videos to your friends? Well Google+ and YouTube will now offer you free entry passes to groove and be a part of such fun-filled parties. Lately, Google has integrated a novel YouTube party app to its popular Google+ Hangouts. And to own this app, the only prerequisite you ought to fulfill is to ensure that everyone has the... Read More »

Discover apps with Facebook® App Center

Tweet Facebook, the social network giant, recently launched its own App Center to help you discover a myriad of apps, both for web as well as mobile platforms. What is there in Facebook App Center? Facebook App Center is a fun and easy way to choose from as many as 600 apps including prime hits like Draw Something, Pinterest, Ghost Recon, Angry Birds, FarmVille, etc. On the main Facebook App Center... Read More »
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Share photos in a snap with Facebook® camera app

Tweet Popular social networking platform Facebook has announced the release of its Facebook Camera photo application for iPhone. The app allows Facebook users to share many pictures simultaneously instead of having to post them one at a time to the social network. How Facebook camera app works The Facebook camera app works similar to Instagram, which has been acquired recently by the social networking... Read More »

A social networking app for the dying – My Last Wish

Tweet My Last Wish is a social networking mobile application that has been developed to help dying people get in touch with others who have similar hopes and ambitions which they wish to achieve before they die. The free to download social networking app, which has been developed by a software company called White Lotus Corporation, is available in Apple’s App Store. An Android version of the... Read More »

Microsoft® launches So.cl network

Tweet Software giant Microsoft has quietly launched out So.cl (pronounced ‘social’) from its beta version. Socl is a social ‘network’ that was being tested by a handful of university students since late 2011. About So.cl network According to Microsoft, So.cl is an experimental research project developed by the company’s FUSE Labs focused on exploring the possibilities of social... Read More »

Pinterest™ valued at US $1.5 billion

Tweet The social bookmarking platform Pinterest, where users curate images by ‘pinning’ them with links and commentary to themed boards, has lifted its value to US $1.5 billion by raising US $100 million in a recent financing round led by a Japanese online retailer, Rakuten Inc. Reason behind the funding There has been a sudden increase in use of social media by retailers and other companies to... Read More »

How to get a piece of Facebook®?

Tweet Popular social networking platform Facebook is going public today. Everyone on the Earth want a piece of its share, but when and how to get it is the main deterrent. Here is how you can qualify yourself to be a part of Facebook’s shareholder meetings. Financial experts’ view on Facebook IPO The Facebook IPO is slated to go public today. New investors can potentially buy around 421 million... Read More »

Facebook® proposes further changes to privacy policy

Tweet Facebook has announced that it intends to make further some changes to its privacy policy in order to respond to an audit by the Irish government. This move has been seen as an inadequate attempt to subdue privacy concerns prior to Facebook’s planned initial public offering by privacy advocates. Will there be any major changes? The proposed changes, which the company put out for public... Read More »

Passwords of Twitter® account holders exposed

Tweet The passwords of thousands of Twitter users were exposed this week by hackers. Twitter is investigating this data breach, which resulted in the posting of user names and passwords of Twitter account holders on Pastebin, a favorite site for hackers to showcase their ill gotten achievements. What Twitter has to say on this Twitter spokesman Robert Weeks said: “We are currently looking into... Read More »

Facebook® unveils its own app hub

Tweet The popular social networking platform Facebook has announced the release of its own app store named App Center from where users can browse high-quality games and other useful apps for their Android or Apple’s iOS-based mobile device. Facebook will only host the apps, to download them the user has to go to either Google Play or App Store.   Launch of App Center The new App Center, which... Read More »

Google+™ Hangouts on Air offers Live Broadcasting

Tweet Google+ is making the live Hangouts broadcasting feature available for all its users. The feature was till now available to a limited number of professional broadcasters only. With Hangouts on Air, the user can broadcast live video publicly from a Google+ stream, a YouTube channel or embed it on a website. Is this simple video streaming? Hangouts on Air is more than simple video streaming.... Read More »

Facebook® Messenger becomes more transparent

Tweet It will be possible for you now to know which people have read your messages while group chatting with friends or colleagues via Facebook Messenger. Facebook has updated its Instant Messaging service with the ‘Read Receipt’ feature. How it will benefit users? With this update Facebook Messenger will become more transparent and at the same time it will make it harder for a user to ignore someone’s... Read More »