Twitter Acquires BackType

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011
Twitter seems to be getting on the acquisition bandwagon this year. It has just recently acquired desktop client TweetDeck just over a month ago. It seems that it is not done yet. There is news that now, Twitter has acquired social analytics start-up BackType. BackType, the company behind BackTweet, which allows users to know the reach of their Tweets as well as content, has announced through their blog that Twitt

Google Settles Buzz Lawsuit

Monday, September 6th, 2010
Google’s initial attempt in creating a social media site has not been going that smoothly. Its Google Buzz has been going through quite a lot of negative reactions among online users. The main problem, just like most other popular social media sites such as Facebook, lies in the way user privacy may have been neglected. Just after Google Buzz debuted in February of this year, it has been met with criticism r

Google Slowly Developing Online Social Presence

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010
Online search giant may be slowly developing into something different. It is slowly entering into the social realm online instead of just focusing on its online search business. After all, giants like Google can only grow further by branching out into other markets and interests. The market that Google may likely concentrate on next would involve the ever growing social online world. With social networks like Face