SOCIAL NETWORKING SERVICE
Mastodon cashing in on Twitter’s failings
Mastodon is a decentralised social networking service, which allows users to create their own private networks. The social network told ET that while it does not collect user data, it saw 18,800 new users on mastodon.social alone over the last week. By comparison, growth was about 1,000 a week on mastodon.social earlier.
Twitter titan: Here's why Elon Musk is spending more time on the social networking service
Over the last two months, Musk's tweeting has quadrupled, surging to nearly 400 in May.
Peekamo launches mobile social network service
Peekamo, a free text message social network, announced the launch of its mobile social network service.
165 million mobile Internet users in India by March 2014: IAMAI-IMRB
This is expected to grow further to 92.9 million (by March 2013), 130.6 million (by March 2014) and 164.8 million by March 2015.
Facebook director Peter Thiel stock sale tops $1 billion as lock-up time ends
Thiel, a venture capitalist and hedge-fund manager, had already generated $640.1 million in sales during the initial public offering.
Google Plus user base crosses 90 million mark
Google's online social networking service 'Google Plus' has crossed 90 million users mark since its launch in June, 2011.
20% employees to use social network for biz communication
Greater availability of social networking services, coupled with changing demographics and workstyles will lead 20% of employees to use social networks as their business communications hub by 2014, according to Gartner, Inc.
Microsoft weaving social networks into Office 2010
Microsoft is weaving popular social networking services into its latest generation Outlook email program, to be released with an Office 2010 set of applications later this year.
Richa Chadha receives threats on Twitter, Farhan Akhtar slams social network
Akhtar called out the network saying that rape and death threats shouldn't go unpunished.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to finally join the social media wagon, to make Instagram debut tomorrow
The 44-year-old wants to keep her fans updated with her life and projects through the network.
Twitter aims to improve user experience by removing locked accounts from follower counts
To prevent the proliferation of fake news and and ensure utmost security for its users, Twitter has taken these steps
Why Tencent could become an advertising powerhouse like Facebook
The seven main business units of China’s largest company are working to synchronise data and study a billion plus users to deliver precision and predictive ads.
Government sends letter to Facebook over data breach
The government had earlier issued a notice to Cambridge Analytica, seeking details related to the breach of user data from Facebook.
Students in India are driven to higher education: LinkedIn survey
They are driven to higher education because of the need to upskill and they seek specific content at each stage.
Job cuts on the rise in 2016: Companies that gave the pink slips this year
Ola, an app-based cab service provider gave pink slip to 700 employees pan-India in August this year.
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