Gender stereotypes are great for stirring the pot, and this opportunity is too good to pass up. It seems a large proportion of women on Facebook report finding many of their online friends (or perhaps that should be "friends") annoying, according to a survey of 400 women by daily deals site Eversave. Gawker.com notes that the Eversave survey was originally intended to help understand the market dynamics of daily deals on social networks -- but the stuff they found about women secretly hating their Facebook friends was too hilarious not to publish. ...
Google turned the search engine into a social platform Wednesday, unveiling the long-anticipated feature +1 (pronounced Plus One). Social signals pulled from profiles and ... Read the whole story
Converting a thumbs-up on Facebook, and now a click on Google +1, into a loyal brand fan doesn't come easy for some advertisers, but ... Read the whole story
TV viewers continue to increase their usage of social media when it comes to TV programs. A new Harris survey says two in five ... Read the whole story
Showing social media's vastly increasing influence, Salesforce.com on Wednesday announced a deal to buy Radian6 for $340 million. Radian 6 specializes in social media ... Read the whole story
This is a trend we are seeing across the industry -- using the power of the social graph to hyper-target content to consumers, both ... Read the whole story
CEO Geoff Cook tells me that the mobile traffic for now is fairly evenly distributed across the iPhone, Android and mobile Web platforms. MyYearbook ... Read the whole story