Google plans to shut down its Google Buzz service and the Buzz API within the span of "a few weeks." The announcement was made by Bradley Horowitz, VP of Product at Google in a blog post on the official Google blog. Titled "A fall sweep," Horowitz also announced the impending closure of various Google products
Social networks like foursquare allows you to check-in to places and read about the reviews users have posted. Drumo claims to be the first local Question and Answer platform that is recently launched in Australia and Asia Pacific and allows the community to ask and answer questions about what is happening right now in their local area.
If you have not been keeping up with the controversies that have been surrounding Facebook over the past few days, today might just be a good time to log in to your account to see if you have been the victim of yet another alleged privacy breach. Apparently, it seems that the popular online social
If Facebook claims that you don't get to befriend more than a million people out there without potentially making a few enemies, we'd wager that a similar line for Google+ online social networking service will probably be something along the lines of “You don't get to become a credible online social networking service without throwing
Are you a heavy user of the SMS feature on your mobile phone? If so, Facebook's recent announcement might be just the thing you need to keep those fingers of yours even busier while on the move. Apparently, the world's most popular online social networking service has just unveiled its new Messenger standalone app which
Are you still using the old Twitter interface which has now been dubbed by many as 'Old Twitter'? Well, if you are, you might want to actually start getting used to the new interface which the popular microblogging service has rolled out way back last year; the company has confirmed that it plans to upgrade
KDDI has unveiled a working prototype of its upgraded REGZA Phone IS11T smartphone, which is an Android-powered mobile phone with a sliding QWERTY keyboard and is reportedly desgined to cater to "heavy users of social networking services and email, especially those who frequently text with Twitter and Facebook".
Well, it seems that the good folks over at Research In Motion has got something interesting lined up for the world today. And apparently, the excitement over at RIM is so great that the company cannot resist teasing its fans with a cryptic hint of they can expect to see unveiled in the later part
Everybody makes mistakes from time to time, and it seems that even a huge company such as Apple is no exception to the rule as well. Apparently, in what has got to be a very rare slip-up from the Cuptertino giant, Apple has somehow managed to publish the buggy and unstable test version of the Google+ social
So you thought that everybody in the world uses online social networking tools for the same thing? Well, you could not have been further from the truth. Apparently, HP has, in its interest to find out just how the Chinese make use of online social media in their daily computing habbits, has conducted a study
Looks like things are definitely not going well for what was formerly the world's most popular online social networking service. According to information that has been leaked out from inside sources, the company is currently planning to axe over a third of its workforce over the coming days, and that speculations of an imminent shutdown
ad:tech Singapore 2011 enters its fourth year today where brands, agencies and publishers come forth to share new ideas, new technologies and know-hows on the digital front. Leading agencies like BBDO/Proximity, Grey Group, Starcom, Dentsu, Omnicom, Hakuhodo and major publishers such as Financial Times, Wall Street Journal Asia, Bloomberg are listed as participants of this event.
Linkedin, which claims to be the world’s largest professional network on the Internet, has recently announced the opening of their Asia Pacific regional headquarters in Singapore. Read on for the full story.
Google's informal corporate motto of "Don't be evil" may have been mocked by many in the industry, but there can be no denying that the search giant has been known to do the right things for its consumer base most of the time, barring a few isolated exceptions. That being said, it seems that Google
Think that you are well protected by a veil of anonymity when you post messages online to various message boards and social networking sites? Well, think again: law enforcement agencies are hard at work in ensuring that users who frequently intimidate other web users online face the consequences of their actions under the legal system.
Following rumors that Yahoo is trying to offload its popular social bookmarking service, Delicious, many opportunistic parties have taken advantage of the chaos and come up with their own Delicious boomark importers. Google has joined in the fray in a bid to market its own Google bookmarks as a safe haven. Read On.
While the Wall Street Journal has previously reported that Apple is planning to revamp its MobileMe to include a cloud-based media streaming service to iOS devices, it seems that the Cupertino giant has more things planned up their sleeves.
Facebook today announced the launch of Facebook Places in Singapore. Already available in some countries, Facebook Places allows you to “check-in” and share with your friends where you are and who you’re with, find friends who are nearby and discover new places your friends like – all in real time.
Facebook users beware. Apparently, the social network giant has announced in its developer’s blog that it will be making user details accessible to third-party applications. Be careful not to divulge too much of your personal information on Facebook, or simply disallow apps to access your data.
MySpace, the former Internet social networking leader, has recently announced massive layoffs in the company. It would cut nearly 500 employees or about 47 percent of its staff. More details inside.