Category Archives: Social Media

Google+

Google+ is another social network, similar to Facebook, Myspace, LinkedIn and all the others out there trying to make it in the big bad internet world.

Google+ launched on June 28, 2011 and quickly grew. According to a number of news reports, “Google+ was the fastest social network to reach 10 million users at 16 days. It took Twitter 780 days and Facebook 852 days.” 

The new social network boasted a USP of privacy. Unlike other social networks, Google+ promises privacy which is executed through a business model banning advertising and a new feature called “circles.” Continue reading

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F8 – Facebook Developer’s Conference

Today, Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at a converted warehouse in SOMA to address the world about something we are all much too familiar with, Facebook.

Zuckerberg’s overall message was: Discover through friends.

The keynote address started on an up note with Andy Samberg (a personal favorite) posing as Zuckerberg. Zuckerberg then took the stage and fumbled through his presentation with the repeated statement “this is really exciting.” So maybe he’s not the best presenter, but there is no doubt in the ability of Facebook to change how we communicate.

Key takeaways from Facebook’s f8 developer’s conference today: Continue reading

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