The Top 12 Social Media Mobile News Stories Of 2012

The Top 12 Social Media Mobile News Stories Of 2012: Here’s our list of the top 12 social media networking website news stories.  The list doesn’t include events that were the most buzz worthy in the year 2012 but rather the list is compiled of news about social media websites such as Google+, Facebook, Twitter
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3 Doors Down To Preview New Album Using UStream, SoundCloud, & Twitter

3 Doors Down will preview their ‘Time Of My Life’ album during a live stream/chat event on Friday (July 15 3PM EST) using an interesting combination of UStream, Soundcloud and Twitter. Viewers can tweet questions marked with the hashtag #timeofmylife…

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Watch President Obama’s Live Twitter Town Hall Meeting (VIDEO STREAM)

President Obama Twitter Town Hall Meeting (Live Video Stream/Recording) Watch President Obama’s Twitter Town Hall Meeting (live video stream/recording). Feel free to ask the Commander-in-Chief questions by tweeting with the hashtag #askobama. The President, who had a Facebook Town Hall in April, will begin the @TownHall meeting at 2:00PM EST. President Obama Twitter Town Hall
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Company Legally Searches Job Applicants’ Internet Activity

The Federal Trade Commission has approved the Social Intelligence Corporation because it complies with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. This means anything that has even been put on Facebook, Twitter, Craigslist, etc., is fair game for your employment opportunity or misfortune. Unfortunate internet activity that have resulted in terminated employment or an applicant not being
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Facebook To Launch Skype-Powered In-Browser Video Chat Feature Next Week

A Facebook video chat feature, powered by Skype, will be launched next week. According to reports, friends will be able to use an integrated version of the online communication program within their browsers. On July 6, CEO Mark Zuckerberg will hold…

Zynga, Maker of ‘FarmVille’ Goes Public, Files For $1 Billion IPO

Zynga has filed for a $1 Billion IPO (initial public offering). The social network game developer, known for browser-based games such as FarmVille and CityVille, submitted the SEC S-1 filing in order to go public today. About 60 million daily users…

President Obama Will Hold Town Hall Meeting Next Week On Twitter

President Obama will hold a town hall meeting on Twitter on July 6, 2011 at 2PM EST. Twitter users can ask the President questions by marking their tweets with the #AskObama hashtag. American can also tune in to the @TownHall video stream at…

SoundCloud Surpasses Five Million Users

SoundCloud has surpassed five million users after reaching four million just a month ago. The music hosting and sharing website, often used by independent musicians and artists, was founded four years ago in Berlin, Germany. Now, it rising-star site…

Facebook Rolling Out Real-Time “Happening Now” Stream (PHOTOS)

The Facebook “Happening Now” real-time News Feed sidebar stream feature is being rolled out. Users will be able to see constant updates of comments on Photos, Links, Videos, as well as pokes, ‘Likes’ and more in abbreviated, expandable stories on…

Apple Makes Twitter Default Social Network On New iOS 5

Apple’s iOS 5 will feature full Twitter integration when it arrives this fall. The operating system found on iPads, iPod Touch’s, and iPhones will have Twitter as its default social networking service. Users will be able to tweet from various apps…

France Bans Broadcast Utterance of “Twitter” and “Facebook”

France is in the midst of enacting legislation to ban broadcasters from uttering the words “Twitter” and “Facebook.” The reasoning behind it is that they would prefer that France not advertise these “commercial operations.” Christine Kelly, the spokesperson for the CSA, France’s independent audio video regulatory authority, has asked, “Why give preference to Facebook, which
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Twitter Launches New Photo and Video Sharing Service, Revamps Search (VIDEO)

The launch of Twitter’s photo & video sharing service, powered by Photobucket was announced this morning (video). Soon, users will be able to upload & share multimedia with their followers without third-party services like TwitPic. A revamped search…

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Pew Research Center Releases New Twitter Statistics, 13% Of Adult Internet Users in U.S. Now Tweeting

New Twitter statistics released by the Pew Research Center indicate that 13% of all adult internet users in the United States are now on Twitter (much more than the mere 8% back in 2010). The study (poll survey) also found differences by race, gender…