Comscore 2012 Data Shows Twitter & Pinterest Catching Facebook, LinkedIn

Comscore 2012 Data Shows Twitter & Pinterest Catching Facebook, LinkedIn: Facebook is the largest social media networking site by far boasting over 1 billion members but the competition is catching up.  LinkedIn has shown it’s a viable player in the social media space but the rest of the field has been fading with the likes
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Google’s Earnings Get Out Early, Revenue and CPCs Fall – Again, Stock Plummets 10 Percent

  Google’s Earnings Get Out Early, Revenue and CPCs Fall – Again, Stock Plummets 10 Percent: We knew this would happen. Google’s earnings came out early, way before the company expected and investors didn’t like what they saw. Google is a widely held stock and the earnings news was considered awful by analysts.  Google’s earnings
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Google Buys Instagram Competitor Nik Software’s Snapseed, A Photo Editing Service

Google Buys Instagram Competitor Nik Software’s Snapseed, A Photo Editing Service: Google announced today it purchased a company called Nik Software.  Nik Software is the maker of the photo editing application Snapseed which is a competitor to Instagram.  Google wants to be a bigger player in the social networking sector and the purchase from Google
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Google’s Second Quarter 2012 Profit Grows, But Advertiser Payments Per Click Still Falling, The Economy Could Be Another Reason Why

Google’s Second Quarter 2012 Profit Grows, But Advertiser Payments Per Click Still Falling, The Economy Could Be Another Reason Why: Google’s second quarter profits grew based on its search advertising business.  The ancillary services that Google specializes in are not the company’s primary sources of revenue such as Google+ and Android.  Google’s profit increased 11
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Google Buys Meebo, Will It Help Google+ Get More Traction?

Google Buys Meebo, Will It Help Google+ Get More Traction? Google+ lacks organic buzz and Meebo may not help much. Google has just purchased Meebo.  Will the addition of Meebo help Google+ get more traction?  First of all, what is Meebo one may be asking?  Meebo is a consumer internet company that helps drive user
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Is Google+ Organic Buzz Waning?

Is Google Plus Organic Buzz Waning? Yes. Remember all the hype over Google plus?  What happened to it?  Google+ may have lost popularity last week as Facebook went public and the result of the shares dropping precipitously has made questions about the profitability of social networking front-page news. Google got it right with Android but
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6 Reasons Why Google’s CPCs Were Down Year Over Year by 12 Percent: Google Q1 2012 Earnings Highlights

6 Reasons Why Google’s CPCs Were Down Year Over Year by 12 Percent – Google Q1 2012 Earnings Highlights: Google CPCs were also down from previous quarter.  This spells trouble. Google announced its earnings today and analysts were not impressed by the numbers mainly because it shows some chinks in the armor.  Google’s last quarter
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Google+ Goes Gaming with New Social Media Launch of “Pirates: Tides of Fortune”

Google+ Goes Gaming With New Social Media Launch of “Pirates: Tides of Fortune”: Google to directly challenge the likes of Facebook – Zynga. Google+ is growing and expanding into new realms – social media gaming.  Google plus just launched the latest in a trio of social media gaming offerings called Pirates: Tides Of Fortune which
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Google+ Visits Up 55 Percent in December 2011 According to Experian Hitwise

Google+ Visits Up 55 Percent in December 2011 According to Experian Hitwise: Google+ is adding users quickly and getting more visits. Last week Paul Allen estimated that Google+ had roughly 62 million users as a result of growing rapidly in December 2011.  New information from Experian Hitwise confirms Google had an excellent last month of
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To Block Or To Ignore? Google+ Implements New “Ignore” Function (VIDEO)

To Block Or To Ignore? Google+ Asks You The Question Google+Gains A New “Ignore” Option For whatever reason there may be behind their decisions, users worldwide find people on their social networking accounts that they wish to avoid and/or ignore. Twitter and Facebook (especially Facebook) features a “block” option that grants users an opportunity to
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Social Media Wars: Attack Of The Invites (VIDEO)

Is Facebook Blocking Google+ Invite Links In News Feeds? A Battle Over the Potential Reach of Invites Ignites a New Battle Between Facebook and Google+ Ready…FIGHT! The bell has rung, signaling a new round of boxing between internet titans Google and Facebook over the tempestuous coexistence of their social networks. Claims emerged Tuesday afternoon that
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Google Integrates Google+ Posts and Google Social Search Results

Google+ Posts Integrated Into Social Search Public Google+ Posts to Now Appear in Social Search If there’s one thing Google knows how to do… wait scratch that. Is there one thing Google DOESN’T know how to do? Google has dominated its competition in Internet-based services and computer software for over a decade now. Its constant
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Google Going Face To Face With Facebook: Launches New Social Media Site

Google Going Face To Face With Facebook: Launches New Social Media Site. Google Looks To Get Further In The Social Media Biz. Google looks to take in Facebook with a social networking site of its own. Google has launched a new social networking site called Google+.  The new social media site from Google is very
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