Google to Shut Down Orkut on September 30, 2014 (July 1, 2014): Google has announced that it will close its Orkut social network. The site will close on September 30, 2014.
Google Joins Instagram (May 19, 2014): Google has joined Instagram. The first entry shows the Rubki's cube game they posted today.
Twitter Acquires Gnip, a Social Data Provider (April 15, 2014): Twitter has acquired Gnip, a provider of social data.
Image Sharing Site Imgur Raises $40 Million (April 3, 2014): Imgur, a popular image sharing site on social media, has raised $40 million in an investment round.
LinkedIn Adds Cats You May Know Feature (April 1, 2014): LinkedIn has added a new feature called Cats You May Know for April Fool's Day
Instagram Announces 200 Million User Milestone (March 26, 2014): Instagram announced today it has reached the 200 million user milestone. They also have exceeded 20 billion photos shared so far.
Facebook Ends Its Facebook Email Service (February 25, 2014): Facebook has decided to end its Facebook email service. Facebook says most people were not using it.
Google+ to Power YouTube Comments (September 25, 2013): YouTube has announced that it is upgrading the comment system on YouTube. The comment will be pwoered by the Google+ service starting this week to allow threaded discussion.
LinkedIn Launches University Pages (August 19, 2013): LinkedIn has launched University Pgaes. It also plans to lower the minimum age required to make a page to 14 on September 12.
Twitter Reveals Data About the U.S. Government Requests it Receives for User Information (August 4, 2013): Twitter has shared data about the types of requests it receives in the U.S. regarding user data.
New Myspace Rolls Out of Beta, Launches Mobile Music App (June 13, 2013): Myspace has relaunched its social network as a music discovery site online radio stations and a mobile music app.
Social Network Photo War Begins Just Before the Holidays (December 8, 2012):
Myspace Previews Improved Version (September 24, 2012):
Apple to End Ping on September 30th (September 12, 2012):
Microsoft to Acquire Yammer for $1.2 Billion (June 26, 2012):
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