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HindustanTimes Wed,30 Jul 2014

Social Media

How people feel sharing their life events on social media?

A new study has investigated about people who share their life events via media particularly social media and texting and how they feel when they share these events in mediated environments that lack nonverbal cues like hugs or high-fives.

Facebook launches bookmarking feature 'Save'

Facebook has launched a new tool that lets users store links from News Feed and Facebook Pages for places, events, movies, TV shows, and music to a list where they can view them later.

India records highest social networking growth: Study

More Indians are logging into Facebook and Twitter accounts, as evident from a record growth of 37 % in social networking during 2013, according to a study by eMarketer.

TV, smartphones as destressers lead to guilt feeling

If you destress yourself daily by watching TV or playing games on your smartphone after a tiring day at work, you may not be doing yourself any good.

Get paid for posts? Social networking's new twist

Facebook and most other social networks are built on the premise that just about everything should be shared —except the money those posts produce.

Facebook profit story pushes shares to new high

Facebook shares on Wednesday soared to a new high on word that the social network's quarterly profit and user numbers jumped as it thrives in a world gone mobile.

Twitter admits to diversity problem in workforce

Twitter acknowledged Wednesday that it has been hiring too many white and Asian men to fill high-paying technology jobs, just like several other major companies in Silicon Valley.

LinkedIn set to buy business marketing company 'Bizo'

LinkedIn is all set to buy Bizo, a company that makes technology for display and social advertising focused on business customers, for around 175 million dollars.

Is Facebook addiction pushing up divorce cases?

If you think excessive Facebook use by your spouse is behind your divorce, then you may be right, says a study.

Twitter to unveil new metrics to show wider reach: Report

Twitter Inc, which has been struggling to revive flagging user growth, is expected to introduce new metrics to show that its microblogging service has a wider audience who may not necessarily be logged in to their accounts, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Shakira sets 100 million likes record on Facebook

Grammy-winner Shakira has set a record on Facebook by becoming the first celebrity to garner 100 million likes on the social networking site.

Facebook testing on-screen button for buying

Facebook said Thursday it was testing a feature that lets users of the leading social network make purchases by simply pressing an on-screen "Buy" button.

After death, what happens to your Facebook, Gmail accounts?

The question of what to do with one's "digital assets" is as big as America's electronic footprint. A person's online musings, photos and videos can be worth considerable value to an estate. Imagine the trove of digital files for someone of historical or popular note and what those files might get at auction.

Facebook, who? Now, a social network that pays for your constant updates

A new social network says its goal is sharing among its users -- including some of the profits. Bubblews, which is launching a new platform Wednesday, aims to bring together people by giving a small slice of ad revenues to users for each time they post or share.

Facebook lets users squirrel items away

Facebook on Monday began letting people squirrel away online tidbits such as links to chew on more thoroughly later.
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