Posts Tagged ‘network’

Bug exposes contacts of some on Facebook

Written on June 24th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Facebook says a bug in its system caused six million users’ contact information to be inadvertently exposed. The social media company said on Friday that a bug led to […]

UK legal claims served via Facebook

Written on February 22nd, 2012 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Legal authorities say a judge at England’s High Court has allowed lawyers to log on to Facebook to serve legal claims. The Judicial Office for England and Wales said […]

Facebook forces users to change profiles

Written on January 27th, 2012 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Facebook will start requiring people to switch to a new profile format known as Timeline, making photos, links and personal musings from the past much easier to find. Timeline […]

‘We should never block social networks’

Written on November 3rd, 2011 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Suppressing social networks or mobile phones at times of unrest is ‘unacceptable’, the UK Foreign Secretary has told a global summit on cyber-crime. Human rights such as privacy and […]

Facebook submits ownership law evidence

Written on August 18th, 2011 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Facebook lawyers have revealed evidence they say proves a New York man fabricated a contract that he says entitles him to part ownership of the $US50 billion ($A47.68 billion) […]

Facebook Monthly Visitors More than Double MySpace, Twitter Combined

Written on August 10th, 2011 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet As of May 2011, the number of unique US visitors to Facebook.com was roughly 2.5 times the combined number of unique visitors to MySpace and Twitter.com, according to a […]

News Corp. sells ailing Myspace for $35 million

Written on June 30th, 2011 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet News Corp. has sold Myspace for a fraction of its purchase price, bringing the curtain down on Rupert Murdoch’s tie-up with a one-time social networking star that ended up […]

Zuckerberg’s Facebook fan site hacked

Written on January 27th, 2011 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet A Facebook fan page dedicated to the site’s creator, Mark Zuckerberg, was hacked Tuesday morning. The hack was relatively benign, only updating a single fake status update as the […]

Facebook U.S. Growth Stagnates in June

Written on July 9th, 2010 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet After growing by 7.8 million new active U.S. users in May, Facebook growth stagnated in June, adding only 320,800 new users. Total number of active U.S. users now stands […]

One-Third of Twitter Users Talk Brands

Written on June 15th, 2010 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Many social site users make good use of the voice that the medium provides them to talk about brands, products and services. An April 2010 study by ROI Research […]