We all know that humans are social creatures and each and every person naturally likes to communicate with others. For this purpose the social networking websites are offering exceptional opportunities for both professional and personal purposes. Some typical examples of these websites are Facebook, FriendFeed, Twitter, Digg, Google+, YouTube and many others. Continue reading What Are the Real Pros & Cons of Social Media Websites?
Microsoft has agreed to buy social networking company Yammer by 1,200 million dollars in cash, allowing the software company to offer a service like Facebook to corporate clients. The best performing organizations are more likely to organizational openness, often characterized by greater use of social networks as an enabler of collaboration and innovation, as evidenced by a study by IBM of 1,700 CEOs of companies around the world.
Facebook has been the most talked about social networking site in today’s world. Facebook has offered many new and dramatic features to people like; liking a post or comment, sharing posts, uploading videos and photos, games and tons of other interesting applications. All these are based on a very well thought algorithm and the algorithm is constantly updated and reviewed to facilitate more and more feature to the Facebook users. A lot of theories have been given in favor of the how and what exactly the Facebook algorithm looks like and the details of how actually Facebook works. The basic points of the Facebook algorithm are explained in detail in the sub-sections given below:
Facebook recently announced the introduction of the Timeline while hosting its latest F8 Developer Conference. The Timeline is now available to all Facebook users even though there are still a number of Facebook users who are still sticking to the old Facebook page. Since the announcement was made, Facebook app developers have to date released more than sixty apps which users can install in their Timeline, thereby allowing you to make your Timeline stand out from the rest. Continue reading How to Install Apps on Facebook Timeline
There are millions of people across the globe that cannot complete their day without logging into their Facebook account to know about the developments in their social network. Imagine staying connected with your Facebook friends without keeping a web browser running on your computer all the time. Facebook has given its users all reasons to smile with the official release of Facebook Messenger, a free desktop chat client for Windows. Some of you may already be using this desktop chat client for connecting with your friends on Facebook due to the leak of Facebook Messenger in December 2011. Soon after the leak, Facebook made this application publicly available in its Help Center without any formal announcement.
Privacy and security are a major factor for anyone who uses modern social networking websites today, and this is yet another thing major social platforms have to think about, the most important of these platforms being Facebook, with Google+ slowly but steadily growing bigger and bigger each and every day. No matter how powerful Facebook might seem and regardless of the fact that tens of millions of users do not have any problems with security and privacy on this social platform, the fact is that without someone constantly working to improve privacy and security, this social giant would have gone bust a long time ago. On the other hand, ever since Google decided to add another social platform to the world and launched Google+, these two social networks have been competing in many departments, some the most important of which are definitely privacy and security of all users.