Monthly Archive:: December 2010

Social Media Update Last Week

Facebook Begins Rolling Out New News Feed Filters Facebook has started rolling out new News Feed filters, allowing users to quickly navigate between recent stories related to games, status updates, photos, links and Pages. Users can also filter stories by Group and adjust the amount of news they receive from

FaceBook The Top-visited Websites in 2010

Facebook was the top-visited Website for the first time and accounted for 8.93 percent of all U.S. visits between January and November 2010. Google.com ranked second with 7.19 percent of visits, followed by Yahoo! Mail (3.52 percent), Yahoo! (3.30 percent) and YouTube (2.65 percent). The combination of Google properties accounted

Facebook Is the Top Search Term of the Year

New York, N.Y., Dec. 29, 2010 – Experian® Hitwise®, a part of Experian Marketing Services, has analyzed the top 1000 search terms for 20101 and Facebook was the top-searched term overall. This is the second year that the social networking website has been the top search term overall, accounting for

Canadians are YouTube and Facebook’s Biggest Users

Canadians spend more time online than users in any of the countries tracked by measurement company comScore, which also said Canada had the highest penetration of Internet access. About 68 per cent of the Canadian population is online, comScore estimated in April, compared to 62 per cent in France and

Magento Highlights Stunning Growth in Q3 Report

One of the famous e-commerce platform Magento outdone itself in Q3 of 2010, posting spectacular results, highlighted in their quarterly “Magento Momentum Report.” Even if revenue went up 350% till 2009, the most interesting detail which can be found in the report does not involve any dollar signs. Velocity of

BitDefender Releases BitTorrent Scanner

BitTorrent users gain new functionality and ability to scan torrent files for malware using BitDefender’s security software. BitDefender®, an award-winning provider of innovative internet security solutions, and BitTorrent Inc.,a technology company engineering transformative new products to accelerate the discovery, distribution and delivery of large files over the Internet, have partnered

YouTube Rewarding Its Best Users

YouTube has become one of the biggest sites on the web based on the videos its users upload and share with their friends. User generated content has always been crucial to the site so YouTube is trying to give the best video creators a boost with a $500,000 ‘bonus.’ According

YouTube Jumping into Movie Streaming Service In 2011

After years of bleeding money, Google finally said that YouTube was very close to profitability. Of course, that was a year and a half ago and, while Google has been singing the same tune since, it hasn’t actually said if the video site is profitable or not or how much

Google launched hacked site notifications in search result

Today google added a new notification to google search results that helps people know when a site may have been hacked. We’ve provided notices for malware for years, which also involve a separate warning page. Now we’re expanding the search results notifications to help people avoid sites that may have

Microsoft Kills Office Anti-Piracy Mechanism

Microsoft has killed off the anti-piracy mechanism designed to validate whether customers were running genuine copies of Office or not. And the Redmond company has been as quiet about the death of Office Genuine Advantage as it was about the recent release of Microsoft Security Essentials 2.0. However, the move