|Posted by Karan Kashyap on November 15, 2011 at 1:45 PM||comments (0)|
If the words “Charlie bit my finger” mean nothing to you – you probably haven’t been near a computer in the past 4 years. The video of one year old Charlie biting his older brother’s finger went viral, and has accumulated almost 400 million hits.
In the past, this video might have earned Charlie’s parents a tidy little sum of money by submitting the video to a TV show a la America’s Funniest Home V...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Karan Kashyap on October 7, 2011 at 2:40 PM||comments (0)|
If beauty is indeed truth, as John Keats claimed, then this story ought to be true: The logo on the back of your iPhone or Mac is a tribute to Alan Turing, the man who laid the foundations for the modern-day computer, pioneered research into artificial intelligence and unlocked German wartime codes.
His death, a decade after the end of the war, provides the link with Apple. Unrecognized for his work, facing jail for gross indecency and hum...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Karan Kashyap on October 1, 2011 at 1:45 PM||comments (0)|
Google, Apple and Facebook are the tech trifecta, so we found facts that could help you land a job at one of these companies. No doubt, there will be stiff competition: Nearly one in four young professionals wants to work at Google, for instance, but there’s more room in the Googleplex for software developers. Facebook gets 250,000 applications a year and sifts through them to find the cream of the crop, preferring those who build things, whether they’re ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Karan Kashyap on September 30, 2011 at 1:35 AM||comments (0)|
The rumor that Facebook will suddenly start charging users to access the site has become one of the social media era’s perennial chain letters.
While Facebook prominently advertises that its service is “free and always will be” on its homepage, it hasn’t stopped false rumors of a pay scheme from going viral on numerous occasions, most recently in conjunction with the major profile redesign that the site announced ea...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Karan Kashyap on September 29, 2011 at 5:00 AM||comments (0)|
Videos are just about the biggest thing on the Internet right now, according to a study from Wistia, a video-hosting company.
The infographic shows that 71% of Internet users visit video-sharing sites like YouTube and Vimeo. This number has shot up from just 33% in 2006. The graphic also shows interesting demographic stats like the fact that minorities and people with kids are more likely to visit video sites.
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|Posted by Karan Kashyap on August 11, 2011 at 5:10 AM||comments (0)|
Beware of what you put in your Facebook messages or your tweets. Your friends and followers may not be the only ones reading them. Chances are government sleuths would be vetting these private messages.
This follows a home ministry directive to the department of telecom, asking it to "ensure effective monitoring of Twitter and Facebook". While "effective monitoring" has not been defined, sources said the MHA's intention is complete surveil...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Karan Kashyap on August 10, 2011 at 10:30 AM||comments (35)|
Hacker Group Anonymous Aims To Destroy Facebook on Nov. 5
Hackivist group Anonymous vows to “kill Facebook” on November 5, citing users’ lack of choice in privacy as its reason for attack.
Update: Anonymous confirmed via a tweet that while some of its members are organizing the upcoming attack against Facebook, the hacker organization as a whole does not necessarily agree with the attack.Read Full Post »
|Posted by Karan Kashyap on July 15, 2011 at 1:06 AM||comments (3)|
Google+ is a social networking service operated by Google Inc. The service launched on June 28, 2011 in an invite-only "field testing" phase. The following day, existing users were allowed to invite friends, who are above 18 years of age, to the service to create their own accounts. However, this was quickly suspended a day after there was "insane demand" for accounts. Google+ integrates social servi...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Karan Kashyap on July 6, 2011 at 2:05 PM||comments (2)|
See how you can set up Facebook Video Calling instantly within seconds. Stay ahead of everyone.
This is probably the First Blog Post on How to set it up, right now Facebook is announcing Skype Powered Video Chat in an exclusive LIVE Streaming Video
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|Posted by Karan Kashyap on June 30, 2011 at 5:14 AM||comments (0)|
Facebook started out as a way for friends to connect and interact online. Yet, as the startup grew from a few thousand users at New England colleges to hundreds of millions around the world, it quickly became a place where businesses could interact more intimately with their customers.
In the past few years, big brands have started taking social media seriously, and Facebook marketing is a big part of the plan for many companies. However, ...Read Full Post »