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  • Public companies are limiting sales of its shares [Twitter, LivingSocial, Square]

    Private companies rely on the stability of its stocks to stay in the game. Thus, shares sold and bought by investors are constantly monitored. A report by Bloomberg says, Twitter Inc., LivingSocial and Square Inc. are taking steps to bar investors from selling shares on secondary exchanges. Twitter asked its investors in...
  • Google+ to grab the second place in Social Network

    A study done by Bloomberg shows that Google’s new social-networking service, Google+ may grow to become the second biggest social network within the next year, moving past Twitter and LinkedIn. It claims that 22 percent of the U.S. adults will be a part of Google+ by 2012. Google+ already has around 13 percent of...
  • Facebook into Digital Publishing? – The acquisition of Push Pop Press

    Facebook has acquired digital publishing start-up Push Pop Press, Ipad book publisher for an undisclosed amount on Tuesday. This news has raised few question-marks on motives behind the acquisition. However, both companies officially stated that there is no any initiative to start a new digital publishing business. “Although Facebook isn’t...
  • Social Intelligence: Social media background check-up for potential employee

    A standard employee screening would probably consists of criminal background check, credit reports checks, interviews with former employer and even searches on Google and LinkedIn for further information. With Social Intelligence, employers can now do a social media background check on prospective employee. Social Intelligence is a ‘detective’ over...
  • Social network neutrality: Redefine balance

    What is Network Neutrality? Jave quoted definition, along with some real news from Tim Wu’s “The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empire”. Simplifying it, network neutrality is seeking balance among intimate business players in similar field. It is derived due to existence of information monopolies. Start by time, innovation and...
  • Path to IPO: Zynga is going public [infographic]

    Zynga, a social network game developer has finally filed it’s S-1 to go public, yesterday, after months of speculation. The company reveals that it has 60 million daily active users, 232 million monthly active users and a 2010 revenue of close to $600 million. Based on AppData current record, Zynga...
  • Lawsuit: Winklevoss Twins want Facebook settlement to be voided

    The Winklevoss twins, former Harvard classmates of Mark Zuckerberg claim the settlement reached with Facebook in 2008 was procured through fraud and now seeks to void it. Zuckerberg’s Facebook is accused for not disclosing an accurate valuation of its shares before the agreement of $65 million and company stock as...
  • Facebook: 600 million users and growing

    Not long ago, we were excited about Friendster, one of the first social media site (acquired by Malaysia’s MOL Global). I had an account and so did all my mates. Every teenager was talking about it. It’s not just friendster though; there was also Myspace, Hi5 and many more....