Now Use Facebook & Twitter From Within Google+

Google+ has been making a lot of noise lately with newspapers and reviewers alike touting it as the possible challenger to Facebook & Twitter. So much so that some global blogs have commented that Google+ has made twitter boring. One of the most requested feature in Google+ would have been the ability to update facebook and twitter from the Google+ interface. Well now its possible to do so with...
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Would You Make Facebook Your Homepage?

A new Battlefront While the Facebook vs Google war is no secret, they certainly are finding out-of-the-obvious battlefronts. While the whole Contact Data battle is far from settled. Facebook is readying another offensive on the world’s largest search engine. Facebook has already taken from Google the crown of the most visited site. Has a runaway lead when it comes to display advertising. Launched...
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Google Not Keen On Building A Facebook Clone?

The fight between two Internet giants Google and Facebook has never been a secret. While the world’s largest social network continues to increase its control of the web, there have been speculations about the Google’s plan to build up a rival social network “Google Me“. The rumors became slightly more convincing when Google acquired Angstro, a service that brings intelligent...
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Google Buys SocialDeck, Angstro – Will Google Me Ever Launch?

If you thought women went crazy shopping, Google is giving women all around the world a run for their money considering the startup shopping they have been doing. Recently, Google acquired Like.com, Jambool, and Slide. It is no secret that Google is building a social network of its own, apparently called “Google Me“, in order to curb the dominance of Facebook in the social networking arena....
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Google To Launch Paid Movies Online – Competition For NetFlix, Apple TV

It is not a secret that Google not just wants to be present in everything possible on the internet, but it also wants to be on top. Google has been for some time now making acquisitions of startups or tying up with companies in a bid to create a social networking competitor for Facebook. Now, Google is at it again with YouTube reportedly approaching Hollywood studios to launch a pay-per-view video...
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Google Ads Jambool To Its Kitty

Hard on the heels of acquiring Slide Inc a few days ago, Google is rumored to acquire Jambool, a virtual currency platform, making it the 18th acquisition by the internet giant this year. These are strong rumors though we have not yet received confirmation from Google or Jambool. This just goes on to prove that Google is on a buying spree setting the platform to take the war against Facebook to an...
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Google Acquires Slide – Take Another Step Towards Social Networking

Google in its official blog post on Friday confirmed the acquisition of Slide Inc, one of the world’s leading community-driven entertainment company. Slide founded by a PayPal veteran Max Levchin has been a pioneer application developer for popular social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace. Though the terms of deal are not fully disclosed, many analysts believe it to be in the range of $182-184...
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Google Wave – Going, Going, Gone

Google has finally decided to wave away one of its biggest investments-Google Wave. The news posted on the company’s official blog said that Google would cease to develop Wave as a standalone product because of lack of User adoption. It will however, continue to use the technology in other Google projects. Launched last year, Google Wave was a much hyped application designed for real-time communication...
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Facebook vs Google – Will You Google Me?

It isn’t much of greater significance if competition is ‘Constructive or Destructive‘. What really matters in verity is that Competition breeds a successful organization that essentially finds better ways to win battles & overcome its competitors. A similar competitive drama found inside of the social media arena is the battle of Facebook vs Google; One being the King of all search...
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Internet Wars: Facebook vs. Google

In a recent report released by Hitwise, an information services company, it has been found that social networks have become more popular than search engines. This is a very significant trend for everyone. The apprehensions of all major search engines, especially Google, seem to be coming true. This is accentuated by the fact that Hitwise reported this March, that the web traffic of Facebook crossed...
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