Social Networking

Twitter Acquires TweetDeck, Won’t Kill It

Twitter has made its acquisition of TweetDeck official, while trying to assure users that their beloved third-party client won’t go away.

TweetDeck is an excellent tool for Twitter power users, showing news feeds, replies and other customizable categories as a series of columns. It can also pull in news feeds and wall posts from …

So Would You Friend Your Car on a Social Network?

A lot of people love their cars. But would you friend yours?

Most of today’s cars are as much computer-on-wheels as they are transportation. Toyota and have decided that if cars are going to be smart, they should be smart enough to talk to us.

Wait, though: not like KITT in Knight Rider. Not that sort of …

Bing Adds Facebook Social Features

Microsoft’s search site Bing just got a whole lot more social with the addition of a bunch of new Facebooky features so you can “bring the Friend Effect to search” (Bing’s phrase, not mine).

What’s the Friend Effect? According to Bing, it’s the way that “90 per cent of people seek advice from family and friends as part of the decision

California Pushes for Tightened Social Network Privacy Controls

When you first opened your Facebook account, you may or may not have noticed that much of your private information was set to be shared by default. Your name, status, photos, posts, bio and relationships are automatically made public when you first start a Facebook account, and it’s up to you to go into your personal settings and scale …

Uncharted 3 Includes Hotline to Facebook, YouTube

You’ve just fired up Uncharted 3 for the first time, but instead of flashing crazy-cool loading screens, say of Arabian sandscapes or character glamor shots, you’re watching a live feed of your Facebook friends connected to the PlayStation Network and playing the game.

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Official LinkedIn App Finally Hits Android Handsets

Android users can celebrate with another victory. After a long-awaited wait, the LinkedIn app has finally become available for the Android Marketplace. Now it’s possible to schmooze and network on the go.

Although the beta app launched back in December, the functionality was limited to very few features. Thankfully, the official …

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