Posted: February 13th, 2014 | Author: Marcus Dangerfield | Filed under: Technoid Computer News | Tags: Business News, IPO, Mobile Social Media, Social Network Site, social network sites, twitter, Twitter Share Price | Comments Off
Twitter has suffered a massive loss in its first published financial results since the social networks highly anticipated US stock market debut last year, and though the company might not have been surprised, punters took a different view, with shares dropping almost 25 percent in value.
Twitter told shareholders it lost $US511 million/$AU573 million in the last three months of last year, that’s despite a doubling of revenue from 12 months ago to a better-than-expected $US243 million/$AU273 Million.
Financials aren’t the only woes the micro-blog are suffering, Twitter seems to be testing a new heavier design and it’s users haven’t been receptive of the changes. The new layout is reported to include a look described by many as a cross between Facebook and Google plus. Format changes in the past – including their most recent small change – have upset a bunch of users :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: December 8th, 2013 | Author: Michael Courtenay | Filed under: Technoid Computer News | Tags: Adsense, ADULT ONLY CONTENT, Facebook, Facebook Ads, Facebook R Rated Ads, Google Plus, Goolge, Inappropriate Advertising, Social Network Site | Comments Off
Facebook has become a social media behemoth with an insane reach, more than a billion users around the planet, the majority logging into the site several times daily, it’s hard to see how advertisers can go wrong.
When it comes to advertising on the world’s biggest social media network it isn’t simply the mass of users that Facebook push, the huge amount of data the company keeps on each user is it’s major draw, advertisers are coaxed with the opportunity to target exactly the audience they want.
Among mainstream advertisers theres still apprehension, a bunch of discussion on whether Facebook advertising is affective, deeper; does Facebook advertising simply generate leads, or does it drive direct sales?
Clearly the argument isn’t simple, Facebook offers advertisers several layers, from sponsored posts, full pages and mobile feeds to tradition button ads. And with multiple formats within its 10 categories, the offer is extensive.
With such a long reach, a massive combination of placement options, sidled up to metrics that are more measurable than almost any other platform, why wouldn’t you advertise on Facebook? :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: October 4th, 2012 | Author: Michael Courtenay | Filed under: REBLOG! | Tags: Facebook, Facebook Mobile Users, Facebook One Billionth User, Mark Zuckerberg, REBLOG!, Social Network Site | Comments Off
Facebook reckons it now has more than one billion users, serious bragging rights by anyone’s standard.
However, some analysts still have serious worries about how the social network site can make money from members.
Co-founder and Head Honcho Mark Zuckerberg made the announcement yesterday, saying the number is “humbling”.
“This morning, there are more than one billion people using Facebook actively each month,” Zuckerberg said in a statement. ”Helping a billion people connect is amazing, humbling and by far the thing I am most proud of in my life.”
The social network site reached one billion monthly active users on September 14, according to Zuckerberg. The wizbang number is slightly lower but equally as impressive, according to Zuckerberg Facebook has 600 million mobile users :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: December 16th, 2011 | Author: Marcus Dangerfield | Filed under: mcsixtyfive | Tags: Beijing, Blogger, Blogging, china, Microblog, Online Criticism, Social Media, Social Network Site, Weibos | Comments Off
Beijing city authorities on Friday issued new rules requiring microbloggers to register their real names before posting online, as the Chinese government tightens its grip on the internet. The city government now requires users of weibos – the Chinese version of Twitter – to give their real names to website administrators, its official news portal said. The new rules will apply to weibo operators based in Beijing, which include Sina – owner of China’s most popular microblogging service, with more than 200 million users – as well as users living in the Chinese capital. Weibo users reacted angrily to the new rules, saying this was an attempt to muzzle online criticism and debate. M★D