Facebook Loses Points in Customer Satisfaction

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012
Facebook may have dominated the social networking sphere, but its users apparently are not happy with its service. A recent customer satisfaction index reveals that Facebook‘s reputation for customer satisfaction continues to wane. The most surprising about the index is that Google+, despite having just below one-third of Facebook’s total number of users and many of them spend very little time with th

Microsoft Brings So.cl Social Network to Public

Monday, May 21st, 2012
There will always be that new social networking platform bound to outgun the ones before it, much like how Facebook fizzled the coolness out of Myspace. Now, Microsoft aims to beat Facebook in its own game by coming up with its own social-minded website, even though the Redmond-based company insists the site is not a Facebook (or Twitter) rival. So.cl–pronounced “social”–is described as a

Google+ Undergoes Massive Redesign

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012
Aiming to make their social networking site easier to use, Google has introduced a bunch of physical updates on Google+. “By focusing on you, the people you care about, and the stuff you’re into, we’re going to continue upgrading all the features you already know and loveā€”from Search and Maps to Gmail and YouTube,” wrote senior vice president Vic Gundotra. “With today’s foundat

Facebook Files for IPO; to Go Public After Groundhog Day

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012
After weeks of rumors and anticipation, Facebook has finally filed for its IPO (initial public offering). The uber-popular social networking site listed its offering size at $5 billion, although analysts say the IPO could value Facebook between $75 billion and $100 billion, which will make many of its employees millionaires in the process. The Wall Street Journal even speculates Facebook’s IPO, which is expe

Twitter Denies $10B Offer From Google

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo shuts down the allegations that search engine giant Google is acquiring the social media startup for US$10 billion, adding that it is “just a rumor.” “People write that stuff all the time. I don’t know where these things come from,” Costolo said during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. He, however, did not completely deny the issue. Costolo also added