Posts Tagged ‘news’

Google’s Hummingbird hatches new search

Written on September 27th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Google has quietly retooled the closely guarded formula running its internet search engine to give better answers to the increasingly complex questions posed by web surfers. The overhaul came […]

Facebook feeds chatter to news outlets

Written on September 10th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Facebook has begun feeding select news outlets real-time social network chatter about hot topics to weave into story coverage, wading deeper into Twitter territory. A pair of software tools, […]

Facebook unveils global net access plan

Written on August 22nd, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Facebook and other technology giants have launched an initiative designed to give the whole world access to the internet. The project is entitled Internet.org and its goal is to […]

Facebook linked with unhappiness

Written on August 15th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Facebook could be spreading unhappiness through society as well as keeping people connected, research has shown. The number one social networking site is strongly associated with declines in well-being, […]

Rudd admits spam Twitter followers

Written on August 13th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has never paid to boost his social media profiles. But his office acknowledges some of his 1.4 million Twitter followers aren’t genuine. ‘Neither he (Mr […]

Twitter unimpressed with leaders’ debate

Written on August 13th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet The television networks’ worms were split on who won the leaders’ debate, but the verdict from the blue birds of Twitter was unanimous: they were not impressed. The commentary […]

Facebook allows posts on other websites

Written on August 1st, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Facebook has begun letting people share social network posts at blogs or other spots on the internet. An Embedded Posts feature being tested out at CNN, Huffington Post, Bleacher […]

Facebook rolling out new search tool

Written on July 8th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Users who may have grown frustrated with Facebook’s rudimentary search feature are getting an updated version designed to make it easier to find people, places and photos on the […]

Mobile Phone Texting and Social Media Increase The Risk Of A Car Accident

Written on June 26th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet The number of car accidents caused by either mobile phone usage, either texting or talking on a mobile phone whilst driving, or social networking long into the night have […]

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 […]
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