Month: July 2010

Enter The World Of Facebook

When you are surfing the net, what do you usually do? Do you play games and watch videos online? Do you read e-books and search for some info on a certain topic? Or do you use Facebook instead? Facebook Attractions Farmville, Restaurant City and Like- these are only few of the things that make Facebook a craze in the social media networking world. Facebook is very famous in the World Wide Web due to its services and interesting applications that users could use and enjoy with. The four people who are responsible for bringing up Facebook in the face of the earth are Chris Hughes, Dustin Moskovitz, Eduardo Savarin and Mark Zuckerberg. Launched in 2004 which has first started to be offered to Harvard students, Facebook now has more than ever proud to have 400 million users worldwide. With the rise of popularity of the social media networking site and with the hundreds of millions of people making use of it, no wonder authorities are being cautious about the probable illegalities that Facebook might be doing. An example of this is the latest controversy on the privacy policies that Facebook has. Different authorities from different countries are asking for explanation and further simplification from the side of the networking site. Amidst the hullabaloos and the popularity of Facebook, it is simply something that makes up the life of a...

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Facebook Fan Pages Now Being Supported By Microsoft’s Docs.Com

If you are an avid and active user of Facebook then perhaps you are knowledgeable on the different fan pages that are available in the networking site. Fan pages are made not by Facebook itself but users who are interested enough in putting up and building a fan page over a certain matter. Users who are the founders of the fan pages are called administrators. They are also the one responsible for the updates of the fan page. They are also responsible for information dissemination in connection to the topic of the matter of the fan page. Popular Facebook Fan Pages Different fan pages are available for different aspects and topics. There are fan pages for the celebrities and powerful authorities like Oprah, Britney Spears and Robert Pattinson. Fan pages are also available for sports personalities like Roger Federrer, Rafael Nadal in the niche of tennis and Tiger Woods in the golf niche. Even legal departments and organizations also have an account. This is because Facebook is primarily very beneficial for information dissemination on the part of the organizations and departments. And so the existence of the Docs.com was made possible by Microsoft and Facebook for the benefit of the users. The Docs.com was created for easier information dissemination on statuses of the fan pages, messages be it private or not and the like. Documents could now be shared...

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Twitter To Soon Promote User Accounts For A Particular Fee

Twitter is considered to be a fad in the social media networking world. Like Facebook, it has millions of users all over the world who are registered to make use of its services. Twitter is most famous with its follow and be followed way of having friends in the network. If you feel like being one of the personalities on Twitter, you may do so by having as many followers as you like. This would depend on you if you are famous or friendly enough. Twitter has its own user suggested list for users to choose to follow or not. This is one of the free services of the site in an attempt to raise the number of followers of some of the users interested to do so. But this “service” is often neglected by the users. Some would even regard it as a nuisance which makes it not enough to elevate the user’s number of followers. And now, Twitter has found a way to really increase followers’ number. If you are interested and you could pay off some money for it then you could do so. Wondering how this could be possible? Twitter’s New Business Plan Twitter is now thinking of helping people boost their accounts through generating followers to their accounts. And no, this is not a bluff or what. But if you are wondering on how...

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Protect Your Kids From Online Stalkers With Facebook’s New “Panic Button”

Facebook can be accessed by users of different ages, be it young or old. Anyone can use all the facebook services offered. Since it is a social media site in the first place, users would be able to meet different kinds of people from different places, worldwide. Facebook may be an avenue to meet different people but users should always bear in mind that not all people are worth befriending. Some people should be better left alone considering the fact that they can be dangerous. CEOP Takes Action With accordance to the issue at hand, different methods have been presented by different organizations to help avoid the probability. One example of these methods is the action made by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre of Britain of the CEOP. The CEOP focuses on providing possible aid to secure the youth in using social media networking sites such as Facebook. The first proposal that the organization has presented to the site is the panic button that users could click when in need of help or in a situation stated above. This was proposed after the incident of a serial rapist in Britain who used Facebook and pretended to be a young boy in order to attract the beautiful Ashleigh Hall, a 17 year old. Peter Chapman, the rapist tracked the teenage and was responsible for her death. However, the...

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Skype’S New Business Strategy with SDK Option

Till now it was only the Skype interface with which users could make Internet calls, but now they will get different interfaces and applications using Skype’s technology for making Internet calls. Skype has always kept its technology a secret and unlike SIP nobody knows on what protocols and technology Skype works, however with the release of Skype Development Kit Skype has unveiled its technology to an extent and has given application developers more freedom of using Skype in their applications and software. Jonathan Christensen the General Manager of Skype’s platform business has said that “we have to take Skype into all new possible directions and we will be empowering consumer electronic devices and software by embedding Skype into them”. Skype has given an all new mode of communication and has started a revolution for the same by offering free calls (Skype to Skype) and very inexpensive telephony calls. Now Skype wants its product to be used as widely as possible and has launched a development kit with which Skype can be easily embedded into various devices and applications. Till now embedding of Skype was possible but it worked in its on Window. Now programmers can develop their own interfaces and can use Skype’s technology to work in the background for making calls. This will let the developers to take Skype in to all gadgets possible and will further increase...

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