• Google+ Adds Games, Opens Privacy Concerns

    Google+ Adds Games, Opens Privacy Concerns

    Google added a dozen games to Google+ this week, including popular titles like Angry Birds, Zynga Poker, and more.  The Google+ Games service opened quietly, but immediately got attention from users who saw the privacy implications in Google’s permissions agreement when using one of the games. Of course, games on social platforms like Google+, Fecebook,
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  • New Law in Missouri Bans Teachers from ‘Friending’ Their Pupils

    New Law in Missouri Bans Teachers from ‘Friending’ Their Pupils

    It would never have been thought of a few years ago.  But now the state of Missouri in America has a new law that focuses on the rise of social media – and the relationship between teachers and their students. The law does not come into action until the end of this month, but it
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  • Is Facebook About to Get into E-Book Publishing?

    Is Facebook About to Get into E-Book Publishing?

    It is certainly a question worth pondering after the social media giant bought the e-book publisher Push Pop Press.  The acquisition by Facebook has led many people to wonder whether Facebook will start publishing its own e-books, or at least venturing into this market in some way.  The About page on the Push Pop Press
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  • Coaloo, another mash-up destined for success?

    Coaloo, another mash-up destined for success?

    Coaloo is a brand new internet platform which promises to aggregate your entire digital life in one place. Coaloo, pronounced kuu-ah-loo, is not only offering content management and distribution services but unsurprisingly also offers an element of social networking. The website confronts users with an uber-trendy video presented by German actor Jan Hartmann that runs
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  • Google’s Social Networking Plan: MakaMaka

    Google’s Social Networking Plan: MakaMaka

    It was only last week that I posted on Rev2 about Microsoft’s investment in facebook and how they had beaten Google to the chase. Whilst Google had always been considered as a serious bidder in the battle for facebook shares, it would be very un-characteristic of them to not have their own plan to stamp
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  • Google vs. Facebook Talk Heats Up

    Google vs. Facebook Talk Heats Up

    The discussion about the potential battle between Google and Facebook for domination in the social networking space is heating up. Google dominate all thing’s Internet these days having the biggest finger in all the important pies. Search, mapping, email, blogging and RSS feed technology just to name a few. Google have built their business on
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