This year, Google lists 10 competitors by name in its recently filed 10-K report for 2009, including social sites Facebook, Twitter, and Yelp, and specialty search engines that dive deep into a specific category, such as travel site Kayak and health inquiry site WebMD. Google sees an Internet far more crowded with competitors than just a year ago.
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Tom Hymes is one of the good reasons why I read AVN.com. He has that dry wit that is
always welcome in adult news sites and yet, he manages to bring some odd piece of news
and make it worthwhile. This time he is talking about an eyebrow-raising study sponsored by a shopping site that claims young people, especially men, under 35 post their sexual misadventures right after sex.
There is another pesky worm making the rounds in Facebook and it's making a lot of people antsy. What's worse, the person who may have been doing this is working for the industry, and he is bringing down others with him.
Well it’s about time. Why it has taken so long for the world to think up a gay social network based on a business model that looks like it will reap rewards is beyond me. The gay community should be standing up and doing high kicks right about now because having advertisers on broadcast media pay for free online content is a capital idea.
Sue Denim paints a bleak future for online life as new threats continue to plage 2010 with lots of nastiness in the form of Botnets, malicious applications and social networking malware. Some may be petty annoyances like the Facebook cause malware to the more serious Conficker worm. Even the Mac is not spared as it has experienced its first virus in years.
A new study by Nielsen may show us the future, or what may already be taking shape.
Search navigation is currently the most popular way to gather information and entertainment through Net. But social media in the form of networking sites and applications will soon dominate in few year's time. Google should start feeling concerned.
Be warned! Your tweets and Facebook rants about how you hate your boss will now start showing up in Google. Thanks to the efforts of search engine companies wooing popular social networking site Facebook and microblogging giant Tweeter, your secrets can now be immortalized in cyberspace.
Registering your content into social networking and bookmarking sites, and managing them with updates can be a pain in the ass. It usually takes me a whole afternoon to start this off manually and another week to fully keep the networking thing going. I often use Ping.fm if I have too many sites that needs connectivity.
MySpace is a cautionary tale of how stagnation can spell disaster for online businesses, especially in our industry. You just can't rest on your laurels. You have to keep getting better while being accessible to more people everyday.
There's nothing more enervating than a win-win situation. The popular and not-too-sexual gay social-networking Dlist.com has recently been acquired by Online Buddies, Inc. The company currently owns the popular and overtly sexual gay hookup sites ManHunt.com and OnTheHunt.net.