Facebook introduces ‘subscribe’ feature to connect with non-friends

UPDATE added at the end With the introduction of the ‘subscribe’ feature, you don’t need to be friends in Facebook to connect with somebody. Facebook is slowly adding Subscribe button, on friends’ and others’ profiles so that Facebook users can choose what they want to see from people in News Feed and they can also…

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Facebook crosses 750 million users mark

Techcrunch has quoted an unknown source to announce that Facebook has 750 million active users. ‘Active’ means, the the counted members had logged in at least once in the past month. Facebook had officially announced that it had 500 million users, last year. It seems, it is waiting the number to reach 1 billion until…

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+1 Button – Google’s new social push

Google has realized the potential of social networking and it has been trying to create a better social networking feature to counter Facebook. Although several of Google’s previous attempts (Buzz, Orkut, Google Me, Wave etc.) failed to create any significant  impact in social circle, it hasn’t given up. Yesterday, Eric Schmidt admitted that he screwed…

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Ping – 1 Million users in 48 hours

Apple says that more than one-third of the iTunes users who have downloaded iTunes 10 in 48 hours of it’s release, have signed-up for Ping. With that impressive number Ping, the social engine of Apple, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s public profile got a comment, telling him, "nothing to worry about here… Ping kinda sucks." Jay…

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Ping – Apple playing Facebook with iTunes

Today Apple introduced a new social music network through iTunes 10 and named it Ping. Looking like a Facebook style social networking, Ping will work on iTunes, iPod touch, and iPhone. It is not clear if it will be available as a general webpage. Jobs told that Apple had sold 11.7 billion songs, 450 million…

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