Who ever thought that the 3 titans in Social Networking are stale and can’t adopt fast must have been quite surprised. Facebook continues to roll out changes rapidly and in such a disruptive manner any startup can learn from. Twitter, very similarly continues to innovate at a fast pace.
A few days ago, leading up to f8, we noted that we heard from a source that Facebook would soon be expanding their buttons offerings beyond the Like button. Specifically, we heard that "Read" "Listen" and "Watch" buttons were coming.
This morning Facebook announced Timeline, a crazy (and kind of creepy) omnibus look at everything that has ever happened in your Facebook lifespan. It's like a story book of your life — or at least the online, documented parts.
What a day. In the space of a few short hours, Google+ opened its service to the masses, while Facebook retooled its newsfeed so you won’t miss any of your friend’s vital updates. Which social giant came out on top?
One of the most controversial aspects of Facebook's re-design announcements last week was the introduction of "frictionless sharing." That's Facebook's term for when something you are reading, listening to or watching is automatically shared to...
There are friends and then there are some special friends. Until now, Facebook has weighed them all on the same scale. In fact, Google Plus exploited this very weakness to great effect with its circles feature.
With the addition of Google+, Klout now measures the influence of social media users on 11 services: Google+, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Foursquare, YouTube, Blogger, Flickr, Instagram, Last.fm and Tumblr.