Facebook Engineers Build Google+ Inspired Facebook Hack. With many asserting that Google+ is heavily Facebook influenced, Facebook engineers Vladimir Kolesnikov, Peng Fan, Zahan Malkani, Brian Rosenthal have flipped the switch and taken inspiration from the novel Google Circles design with Circlehack, a much simpler tool to build Facebook Friend lists.
Aggregation. Social netowrking concerns. The Twittersphere is Dominated By Less than One Percent of Twitter Users. Users - OneSocialWeb - Creating a free, open, and decentralized social networking platform. Google + Facebook 'Like' Button Takes Over Share Button Functionality. Say goodbye to the Share button because the Like button is taking over.
After months of updates to its Like button, Facebook has released an update that fundamentally changes the button's functionality to that of a Share button. Now after hitting the Like button, a full story with a headline, blurb and thumbnail will be posted to your profile wall. You'll also be given an option to comment on the story link. Previously, only a link to the story would appear in the recent activity, often going unnoticed by users.
Report: Use Of Third-Party Twitter Clients Dwindles To 42 Percent. As we heard last week, Twitter made a bold move regarding its ecosystem, stating that third-party developers should no longer try to compete with Twitter on native clients; instead they should focus on things like data and specific verticals for Tweets.
In the email sent to developers, Twitter said that some 90 percent of active Twitter users now use official Twitter apps on a monthly basis to access the service. Social media analytics company Sysomos decided to track Tweets on the day that Twitter made this announcement to determine if there was any truth to this assertion. Sysomos analyzed 25 million Tweets last Friday and found that 58 percent of Tweets were sent from official Twitter apps, and 42 percent of Tweets were sent from third-party clients (or non-official Twitter apps). The History of Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC] Mobile & Local. *Spark Up Your Home Screen. Facebook-1. Social Networking. Webapps.