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Facebook Sliceing Out of Google’s Ad Revenue

As the social network steams past 650 million global users, its business is looking more like Google’s in that the majority of its ad sales now come from small- and medium-size companies that make use of its self-serve ad system, a model that turned Google into a $200 billion behemoth during the

Rogue Facebook apps can now access your home address and mobile phone number

A security expert has warned that users should remove their home addresses and phone numbers from their Facebook accounts. According to Graham Cluley said the website now gives third parties access to that information. The website said in a blog post at the weekend that it would give developers of applications access

16 million blogs hosted on as of December 2010 blogs are very popular. WordPress has recently updated its stats page and they show a very interesting trend, has been growing like never before. According to stats page wordpress are now 16 million blogs hosted by the service, up from only 10 million at the start of last year. What’s

Hackers Sell Thousands of Stolen iTunes Accounts on Chinese eBay

While roaming on internet i got news about iTunes from GlobalTimes. For merely 200 yuan ($30) a pop, an Internet user in China can purchase up to $200 worth of digital products at Apple Inc’s vast music, movie and applications vault. Far from being a benevolent offer by the fruit-favoring giant, this

Clean Your Mac With a Simple Mouse Click

Keeping your computer clean and removing private data that might fall into the wrong hands, every single day, implies many repetitive tasks that one might not have the time or discipline to perform constantly. Black Hole allows you to bypass the process, offering some useful automation options. There are many cleaning utilities

A Snapshot of Facebook in 2010

Democracy UK, a UK-focused political campaigning initiative by Facebook, has just released a number of mind-blowing stats on the massive usage of the network by its 500-plus million members in 2010. Over the course of the year, Facebook reports that 43,869,800 members changed their status to single, 3,025,791 changed their status to

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 individual friends.

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. 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 for 9.85

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 2.11 percent

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 the United