Twitter Policy?s Latest Victim: If This Then That

from Mashable! by Peter Pachal

IFTTT forced to remove Twitter triggers on September 27th to comply with new API policies

from The Next Web by Matthew Panzarino

Why IFTTT being forced to remove its Twitter triggers is a red alert for developers

from The Next Web by Matthew Panzarino

 

10 Reactions to Twitter Banning GIF Profile Pics

from Mashable! by Christine Erickson

Twitter Blocks Animated GIFs in Profile Pics

from Mashable! by Brian Anthony Hernandez

The truth about Twitter

from The Next Web by Matthew Panzarino

Facebook’s New Plug-In Gives You Better Protection From Embarrassing Overshares

from Wired Top Stories by Alexandra Chang
Facebook launches a Shared Activity plugin that gives users more control over what they share while on Facebook-connected websites.

Apple: Maps is a ?major initiative?the more people use it, the better it will get?

from The Next Web by Matthew Panzarino

 

Facebook Adds Texting to Messenger for Android

from Mashable! by Emily Price

Android Users Rejoice: Facebook, Messenger Apps Updated

from All Facebook by Justin Lafferty

Microsoft to China: Please have your state-owned businesses stop pirating our software

from The Next Web by Alex Wilhelm

 

What Would You Give For First Place in the iPhone 5 Line? [POLL]

from Mashable! by Nora Grenfell

Dumped by Walmart, Amazon Should Fear Other Frenemies

from Wired Top Stories by Ryan Tate
Amazon has been kicked out of Wal-Mart. Who will dump the company next?

 

iPhone 5 Teardown: It?s Easier to Repair Than iPhone 4S

from Mashable! by Stan Schroeder

 

iPhone 5 teardown uncovers Elpida RAM, improved repairability

from The Next Web by Josh Ong

Marketers Target Front of iPhone 5 Line [PICS]

from Mashable! by Lauren Indvik

 

Twitter for iOS is now optimized for the iPhone 5 and iOS 6

from The Next Web by Jon Russell

The WELL is bought by its users

from Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow
The WELL, the online community which started out life more than 20 years ago as the Whole Earth Lectronic Link, has been sold to a company founded by some of its long-time users. It has had many owners in its storied history, but its most recent owner, Salon, is the first public company to own the WELL, which raised numerous questions about whether Salon could legally sell the site to the users without trying to realize greater value for its shareholders, including through the sale of the well.com domain name.

 

Planning a Successful Facebook Fan Page Party

from social media vb by nicoleslittleco
Think of it as a Facebook networking party. What are the advantages? It?s easy to plan, you?ll attract attendees from everywhere (versus your immediate locale) and the best part: it?s free!

 

As predicted, Google+ passes 400M registered users, now has 100M monthly active users

from The Next Web by Emil Protalinski

As part of Google?s announcement to acquire Snapseed?s creator Nik software, Vic Gundotra, the Senior Vice President of Engineering for Google, just announced a new milestone for Google+: 400 million registered users and 100 million monthly active users. He of course revealed the new statistic on Google+:

 

Google Drive is the new home for all your Google Docs and more. Get started.

from Docs Blog by A Googler
(Cross posted from googledrive.blogspot.com: the new home for news and updates about Google Drive and Docs. This blog, googldedocs.blogspot.com will no longer be updated. And don?t worry–if you were subscribed to googledocs.blogspot.com, you?ll still automatically get all of our updates in your feed).

 

Google Docs and Sites 2011: A Year in Review

from Docs Blog by A Googler
This year, we introduced over 100 new features to Google Docs to make creating, sharing, and collaborating in the cloud an even better experience.

In addition to the features you asked for the most, like page numbers and vertical merge, here are our team?s favorite improvements of 2011:

Six Degrees of Separation: Implications for Verifying Social Media

from iRevolution by Patrick Meier

The Economist recently published this insightful article entitled? Six Degrees of Mobilisation: To what extent can social networking make it easier to find people and solve real-world problems?? The notion, six degrees of separation, comes from Stanley Milgram?s experiment in the 1960s which found that there were, on average, six degrees of separation between any two people in the US. Last year, Facebook found that users on the social network were separated by an average of 4.7 hops. The Economist thus asks the following, fascinating question:

Amazon pitches a Maps API of its own to developers, putting the heat on Google

from The Next Web by Robin Wauters

Twitter to Dump Third-Party Image Hosts From Apps [REPORT]

from Mashable! by Anita Li

The Impact of Images on Facebook Engagement

from social media vb by kullin
Keeping your fans engaged is difficult and one lucky post doesn?t take you far. Apart from being creative and relevant it also requires frequency and perseverance to keep the page going

Wikimedia enables ebook export feature on Wikipedia for your offline reading pleasure

from The Next Web by Emil Protalinski

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