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Google is testing an online social network for offline meetups

Google can't resist the urge to create another social network even after the Google+ shutdown for everyday users. The company's experimental Area 120 unit has developed a social network, Shoelace, that helps people get together in real life. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 11th, 2019

New bug prompts earlier end to Google+ social network

Google said Monday it will close the consumer version of its online social network sooner than originally planned due to the discovery of a new software bug......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 11th, 2018

Google building new social network to rival Facebook, The Sun reports

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 11th, 2019

Ravelry, a social network for knitters with 8 million members, banned users from showing support for Donald Trump on the platform

Lucy Nicholson/Reuters On Sunday, an online knitting community with 8 million members called Ravelry announced it .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 23rd, 2019

New products help Hawaii tech startup Jam Bios to grow

The addition of new online features and photo book packages, along with advertising on Facebook and Google, have helped Hawaii-based tech startup JamBios grow the number of memberships on its memory-sharing social media site. When PBN last checked i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 31st, 2019

Google Has A Creepy Secret Page That Tracks Your (Online & Offline) Shopping History

Google Has A Creepy Secret Page That Tracks Your (Online & Offline) Shopping History.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 30th, 2019

How to edit Google Docs files offline, for when you"re without internet or trying to eliminate online distractions

LightField Studios/Shutterstock.com Making your Google Docs available for editing offline is useful for whenever you're going somewhere that doesn't have a steady internet connection. It can als.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 13th, 2019

Break up Facebook?

Facebook co-founder calls for government intervention for social network, the talk of the week. Google announces new phones and sp.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 11th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook working on cryptocurrency-based payments platform

Facebook Inc. is recruiting dozens of financial firms and online merchants to help launch a cryptocurrency-based payments system on the back of its gigantic social network......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 2nd, 2019

This Is How Amazon Can Be Broken Into 3 Pieces

While Google dominates the search industry and Facebook the social network segment, Amazon dominates three parts of the tech industry. That makes it the easiest of the three to dismantle......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstApr 24th, 2019

This Is How Amazon Could Be Broken Into 3 Pieces

While Google dominates the search industry and Facebook the social network segment, Amazon dominates three parts of the tech industry. That makes it the easiest of the three to dismantle......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstApr 24th, 2019

EU wary of fake online accounts as Europe elections approach

The European Union is praising Facebook, Google and Twitter for tackling disinformation while urging the social media giants to do more in clamping down on fake accounts......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 23rd, 2019

A flood online of hate speech greets lawmakers probing Facebook and Google about white nationalism

A congressional hearing to explore the spread of white nationalism on social media quickly served to illustrate of the problem Silicon Valley faces, after anonymous users on YouTube began posting attacks on the basis of race and religion......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 9th, 2019

How to add Facebook events to your Google Calendar

Facebook events are one of the few good things about the social network, and now with this guide you can import them.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 1st, 2019

Internet Archive working to preserve public Google+ posts before it shutters

Google’s social network shuts down in April.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 17th, 2019

Facebook users take to Twitter to rail about outage

Facebook Inc struggled to restore its services fully on Thursday after a 17-hour partial outage made the world's largest social network inaccessible to users across the globe, driving a wave of online complaints......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 14th, 2019

Facebook struggles into day two of global outage

Facebook Inc struggled to restore its services fully on Thursday after a 17-hour partial outage made the world's largest social network inaccessible to users across the globe, driving a wave of online complaints......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 14th, 2019

Facebook blocks manipulation efforts in Britain, Romania

Facebook said it blocked online manipulation efforts in Britain and Romania from faked accounts in the latest crackdown on "inauthentic" content on the huge social network......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 7th, 2019

AP FACT CHECK: Facebook makes shaky data and privacy claims

Mark Zuckerberg cited "security purposes" Wednesday when asked by several lawmakers about Facebook's collection of personal data on people who never signed up for the social network but whose online behavior is nevertheless tracked by the company......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 11th, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Does Facebook collect data on non-members?

Mark Zuckerberg cited "security purposes" Wednesday when asked by several lawmakers about Facebook's collection of personal data on people who never signed up for the social network but whose online behavior is nevertheless tracked by the company......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 11th, 2018

Facebook is now in the data-privacy spotlight. Could Google be next?

The search giant gathers a lot more data on us than Mark Zuckerberg’s social network. Who let Google off the hook?.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 11th, 2018