Two San Diego Sites Rank Tops In Rising Social Networking Interest

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A report issued this week by Experian Marketing Services has identified two, San Diego niche social networking sites as being among the fastest growing sites between July of 2011 and July of 2012. social networking analysis pinterest experian skillwho stocktwits ranking

Nimble Links Contact Records, Web Pages

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Nimble , the developer of web-based, contact management software, said Thursday that it has enhanced its software to allow users to link any web page to contact records in the product. Nimble's web-based software lets users track all of their interaction with a customer or client, including emails, social networking activity, phone calls, and more. The firm has been looking to bring contact management into the web-based, social age with its software.

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CHNL – Social Network For All | Interview With John Wander, Co-founder & CEO

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CHNL aggregates content from Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, SoundCloud, Tumblr, Instagram and Flickr into one place making it fast, easy, and a beautiful way to discover content as well as to easily share it back out to my social networks, or engage in the conversation happening around that content. It’s a web app that pulls all the content from across your social networks and puts it in one place – your channel. In addition, Web 2.0

The End of the Web? Don’t Bet on It. Here’s Why

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The top line is available storage (S), the middle line represents processing power (following Moore’s law) or (P) and the bottom line is the Network (N). In it he asserts that the web is dying and in its ashes will see the rise of the “App Internet.”

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Web Hackers Targeting Social Networking Sites

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Carlsbad-based Breach Security , a developer of Internet security software, has released the results of a security report, saying that nineteen percent of all online attacks in 2009 so far have been based on social networking sites. According to the company's Web Hacking Incidents Database (WHID) 2009 Bi-Annual Report, hackers are taking advantage of user generated content, Twitter, and other Web 2.0 web sites to launch their hacking attempts.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2008 -- "Social Networking: How it Can Add Value to Your Organization" MIT of the Central Coast Enterprise Forum. Social networking is the fastest growing activity on Web 2.0. Whereas it was once used predominantly by individuals using applications such as Facebook and MySpace, social networking has found its way into the commercial sector.

Moofaces | Who You Know Matters

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Recently launched Moofaces is a new spin on old social networks in which helps creative people connect based on their professions and interests. Their bringing the conversation back into social networks with a professional twist.

Has Facebook Achieved What AOL Could Have A Generation Ago?

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Publishers will be able to directly sell their own display ads and keep 100% of the revenue and utilize Facebook’s Audience Network , their programmatic ad network (which considering the user-data Facebook has, is killer). Facebook opens up Instant Articles to all publishers.

CreatorUp Links You With Top Filmakers & YouTube Creators To Make Awesome Web Series

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CreatorUp is the online web series school teaching the next generation of web series creators how to make and market their own new video projects on the web. We also host video-conferences with students who want to learn specific topics around web video.

Social Networking Addiction Bears Fruit

Eric Greenspan

I’ve been engaged with social networking for some time now, starting with Myspace and Facebook and just recently (within the last 30 days), Twitter. I have vanity urls setup at just about every site on the web. Isn’t social networking amazing?

Worlize | Virtual World Tied To Facebook, Twitter and Now Your Blog

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Worlize is a user-created social gaming and chat platform for Facebook and social networks including Twitter, MySpace and OpenSocial. These past few months we have seen the rebirth of virtual worlds. With sites like TurnTable.fm , Chill , and Shaker to name a few.

What the Past Can Tell Us About the Future of Social Networking

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I recently spoke at Caltech at the Caltech / MIT Enterprise Forum on “the future of social networking,&# the 30-minute video is here and the PowerPoint presentation is here on DocStoc ). What I want to answer with this post (long though it may be) is: Why did Web 2.0

Registration Form Design with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn Authentication

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I continually face the challenge of designing and building registration / sign-up pages on a wide variety of different web sites and mobile applications. Design Challenge In this particular web site, we needed to get the user's email (and password).

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Websense Powers Facebook Security Feature

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San Diego-based Websense , the developer of web security software, is announcing a partnership today with Facebook , where all of the external links on Facebook will be run against the Websense database of malicious sites, according to multiple reports. websense facebook security malicious prevention software social networking

Social Networking Addiction Bears Fruit FAST

Eric Greenspan

I’ve been engaged with social networking for some time now, starting with Myspace and Facebook and just recently (within the last 30 days), Twitter. I have vanity urls setup at just about every site on the web.

Google Plus: First Impressions

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My only apprehension is that my home network is a stronghold behind my server configuration; I’d much prefer a Windows tablet. Download your Picasa Web Album Photos (filetype: zip). Google, they’ve cracked a nut here.

More Women Than Men Using Social Networking Sites, Says Report

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The latest report out of Internet traffic analysis firm comScore finds that there's a higher percentage of women than men using social networking sites. According to comScore's new report "Women on the Web: How Women are Shaping the Internet," 75.8 percent of women globally used social networking sites in May, versus only 69.7 The report also found women were spending "significantly more" time on social networking sites than men, at 5.5

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SocialVibe Ties Into Facebook Credits

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Los Angeles-based SocialVibe , the social advertising firm headed by Jay Samit, said Thursday afternoon that it has linked into the Facebook platform, and will allow people to earn Facebook Credits through engaging with its video engagements. SocialVibe--which awards virtual items and credits from brands for interacting with their advertisements, web sites, Facebook pages, and other campaigns--said the credits will be awarded for interacting with a range of engagement ad units.

Websense Takes Aim At Time Wasting Viral Videos

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The company said Thursday that it has released technology which help employers cut down on employees watching time-wasting viral videos and entertainment--while still allowing those employees to access other, useful content on sites like YouTube, Facebook, and other social sites. The new controls work on Websense TRITON, Websense Web Security Gateway and Websense Web Security Gateway Anywhere. websense security software social networking facebook youtube twitter

Payoff.com Launches Personal Finance Site, Backed By $3.5M

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Los Angeles-based Payoff.com , a new startup led by Scott Saunders, said Tuesday that it has officially launched its free, social finance site. Payoff.com's web site centers around sharing dreams and saving goals with others, and earning special badges for reaching steps along the way to those goals. In particular, the firm is looking to help consumers pay off their debt and meet savings goals, with a social twist.

UCLA Looks To Tap Social Networks In Teen Health Effort

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The UCLA School of Public Health is looking to tap into the power of social networks, in an attempt to encourage adolescents from 13 to 17 to take better care of their health. According to health care insurer Health Net and UCLA, the two are looking to study the use of Web-based, social media to improve preventative care and decrease emergency room visits among adolescents.

Web Framework Performance - Startup Founders Need to See These Numbers

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In Web Framework Benchmarks , there are some very interesting and surprising numbers around the performance of various web frameworks. Startup Founders really need to see these numbers. And I hope you are not running on Cake PHP when you see these numbers.

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Web 1.0 Entrepreneurs: we are roadkill unless we learn to run as fast as today’s founders.

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They did it entirely through social networking. New companies are being created at stunning speed by today’s founders. If you can’t keep up, you are dead. As you may have gathered from my blog, I’ve spent the last couple of months visiting with companies and incubators. My key takeaway–companies are being created faster and more cheaply than I would have believed possible.

A Comprehensive View of Social Marketing, Social Media, and Social Networks

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Wednesday, September 16, 2009 -- The MIT Enterprise Forum of the Central Coast Presents: A Comprehensive View of Social Marketing, Social Media, and Social Networks. With more and more consumers online though, its not enough to have a marketing strategy based on traditional media outlets  you need to have a significant web presence as well. Ron and Lorrie will also discuss ways to quantify social media as a marketing effort.

PickDeck – Content Based on YOUR Interests

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Rarely do we come upon a website or web applcaitions that truly sifts through all the junk and curates the most influential and authoritative source to give to useful and value content…not spam.

Privacy, Net Neutrality, The Social Network, Angelgate and More on TechZulu Law

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TechZulu's latest web show, TZ Law, premiered this week with co-hosts Lisa Borodkin and Christina Gagnier. We had special guest Denise Grayson of The Social Network. Social Media User's Bill of Rights. Pre-Crime Data Mining Company Social Intelligence.

The Disappearing Face Of Mainstream Retailing Setting

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Not only that, it has also improved how we communicate with others via our social media networks, e-mail addresses and voice chats. While in 1996, Hotmail launched e-mail on the web, and it opened the world of online communications.

Interview with Vinny Jindal, Stockr

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What does social networking have to do with the stock market? Vinny talked with us about his start, which allows users to discuss and collaborate on their stocks and finances in a social way. We wanted to tackle that problem, by using a social network.

Los Angeles Startup Weekend August 2011 | The Complete Breakdown

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We also had awesome group of mentors that included: David Waxman (Co-founder of PeoplePC, Spot Runner and Firefly Network), Paige Craig (CEO of BetterWorks ), Josh MacAdam (Co-founder/CTO at Ming.ly What a weekend!

FastSoft Targets Dynamic Web Pages, Video

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Pasadena-based FastSoft , the Caltech spinout which develops Internet acceleration devices, said today that it has bolstered its algorithms used its product to support dynamic web pages and video. The firm said it is targeting Internet retailers, social networking sites, and content delivery network (CDN) providers with the product.

TechZulu Live to Premiere "TZLaw" at 5:15 p.m. PT Thursday, October 7, with IP Attorney Denise Grayson of "The Social Network"

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PT as they kick off the new weekly tech law show "TechZulu Law" with a discussion with IP attorney Denise Grayson, who portrays the attorney of Eduardo Saverin in the film about the early days of Facebook, "The Social Network.".

Facebook Doesn’t Seem to Care

Eric Greenspan

Perhaps filling out a web form, but the response is usually something along the lines of “Thank you for submitting feedback. We are building our lives around this social network and we are dependent upon it for communicating with our friends and colleagues. Delight Social Marketing I’ve spent tens of thousands on Facebook ads for my companies and for clients’ I have built and manage many pages. I often have issues that need Facebook’s attention.

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At The Pool Hits 120 Countries, 3053 Cities

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The startup--which initially launched its service on the web back in 2012 --released. At The Pool, led by Alex Capecelatro, is geared at moving social networking "offline" with real life activities. atthepool social networking mobile instant community