What you `like' on Facebook can be revealing
LONDON -- Clicking those friendly blue "like" buttons strewn across the Web may be doing more than marking you as a fan of Coca-Cola or Lady Gaga....
Google+ outstrips Twitter, YouTube to become second largest social network
Sometimes it feels like the entire population of the Internet is on Facebook and Twitter. Not quite. In fact, while the reigning social platform is, of course, Zuckerberg's baby, Twitter comes in only in fourth place in terms of monthly active users.
Found more than 1 month ago on channel BizReport
Is the Scene At Davos Getting Old?
Davos has always been maligned for being a playground for elites. The ambrosial London Mayor Boris Johnson described the event this year as ”a constellation of egos involved in orgies of adulation.” Of course, exclusivity can work in your favor when trying to build an intellectual global brand. But could the old-world elitism that Davos thrives on be losing its allure? Accusations of hollow hobnobbing were no big deal a decade ago when the conference ruled the roost and there were few alternatives. But in recent years the competition for ideas conferences—TED, the Aspen Ideas Festival, South by Southwest, and the Clinton Global Initiative, to name a few—has heated up. As a result, one of the biggest questions among the under-40 crowd this year isn’t “Are we changing the world here?” but “What is Davos about?” Few Davosians would argue that this event, or any big conference for that matter, can really jolt the needle on mammoth issues like China’s growth problem, global ...
Google CEO: Facebook Doing 'Really Bad Job'
Larry Page takes a swipe at his rivals in a Wired interview, as Google buys land for new London offices that could be worth £1bn.
Found more than 1 month ago on channel Sky News
In UK, Twitter, Facebook rants land some in jail
LONDON -- One teenager made offensive comments about a murdered child on Twitter. Another young man wrote on Facebook that British soldiers should "go to hell." A third posted a picture of a burning paper poppy, symbol of remembrance of war dead....