In a recent blog post, Twitter has announced that they will not allow any third party to inject paid tweets into a timeline or any service that leverages the Twitter API.
User generated advertising has become one of the latest fads in the online advertising industry. An article on Advertising Age warns brands that “in more and more cases, fan-generated ads trend toward uninspired, cynical and just downright bad.”
Social discovery network, StumbleUpon, recently crossed the 10 million registered user mark. TechCrunch discovered this via a review posted by one of the site’s employees.
Facebook has just launched a new service through which users can access the social network from their mobile handsets for free. The service is available only on some operators in certain developing countries.
Juniper Research predicts that mobile local search will be used by almost 1.5 billion people by 2014.
User privacy advocates will have a bonfire to roast Google on when this piece of news becomes generally known…
Google has admitted to German and Irish authorities that they have been “mistakenly” collecting information transmitted over unencrypted wi-fi networks over the last three years.
Data released by comScore, reveals that Facebook has outdone Microsoft, AOL and Yahoo! to become the top display advertisement publisher in the first quarter of 2010.
The Wall Street Journal has reported that Google is going ahead with their plans to start selling books online and the service is expected to start by the end of June or July.
After having made it possible for users to share their opinions on search results relating to news and entertainment, Bing is now encouraging users to make the online shopping process more social.
A white paper released by scientists from Yahoo! Labs sheds light on the changes in search user behaviour.
A Twitter employee has built a bit of code that makes it easy for users to embed tweets on a blog. Twitter has announced this development on their media blog.