Tag: social

CEO Jeff Weiner Explains Why LinkedIn Is Winning, And What The Facebook IPO Will Mean

| February 15, 2012

LinkedIn was the first of the new crop of Internet companies to go public last May, a trend that will crest with Facebook’s IPO later this spring. Unlike a lot of these other IPOs, LinkedIn has been a solid success.

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Grammys 2012 Live Blog [TRANSCRIPT] (Mashable)

| February 12, 2012

The 54th Grammy Awards airs tonight, and we’re capturing all the action for you on scene in Los Angeles and remotely from New York City. Join us as we dish the details before, during and after the ceremony, which starts at 5 p.m

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Iran Reportedly Blocking Internet (Mashable)

| February 10, 2012

Internet users in Iran are reporting error messages when trying to access major websites from inside the country Friday. Gmail, Google Reader and Facebook are just some of the blocked sites, according to The Washington Post .

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Path fumble highlights Internet privacy concerns (Reuters)

| February 9, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A privacy debate surrounding fledgling social network Path went viral this week, triggering discussions on blogs and on Twitter about how far social networks can go in using members’ private data. Path was sharply criticized in blogs and social media forums this week after an independent software developer revealed that Path’s Apple iPhone application uploaded users’ address book data to its own servers without permission

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The House Gets Its (STOCK) Act Together

| February 8, 2012

Better late than never.

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Analysis: More than just Great Firewall awaits Facebook in China (Reuters)

| February 8, 2012

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – When it comes to China, Facebook should consider itself forewarned. Cracking the world’s biggest internet population might seem an obvious ambition for the social networking giant as it trumpets its global growth before a $5 billion initial public offering, but the chances it will succeed look slim. Facebook said last week it was contemplating re-entering China, the world’s second biggest economy, after being blocked nearly three years ago.

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Zuck to Wall Street: Stop Blabbing About Facebook IPO

| February 6, 2012

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Notoriously secretive Facebook is reportedly ordering its Wall Street investment bankers to stop talking about the social networking leader’s highly-anticipated IPO.

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Will Facebook's IPO Help it Beat Google?

| February 5, 2012

With the Facebook initial public offering (IPO) now official, industry and financial analysts say that a huge influx of cash could enable the social networking company to topple Google from its dominant position in the online world.

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NewsWatch: Wall Street cheers surprisingly good jobs data

| February 3, 2012

By MarketWatch MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Stocks rally as Wall Street greets a January employment report that came in better than expected. See full story. Employment up nearly 2 million since summer Over the past six months, employment as measured by the household survey has increased by 1.98 million, the biggest increase in more than six years, reports Rex Nutting.

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Facebook IPO: Buy or Beware?

| February 3, 2012

Click! Follow Us on Facebook! Now that everyone on earth has offered their 2-cents on the upcoming Facebook IPO, one question remains: Should you buy shares when the social networking king becomes a publicly traded company sometime in April or May?

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