Social

  • Discover music and movies through friends on Facebook. Maybe.

    Music service Spotify’s CEO Daniel Ek took the stage to discuss the way Spotify are taking advantage of Facebook to allow users to discover new music. “Today is a big day for music” and “a big day for the music industry.” Ek dropped a couple of bombshells without much...
  • Facebook update now available, not that you had a choice

    Facebook have just pulled the trigger on their latest UI refresh. Their continued persistence on marching forward wether users want or demand it is relentless. The changes include an change to the News Feed, It now distinguishes between the most recent stories and the Top Stories, depending on how...
  • Boxee iPad app now available

    Social video service Boxee, has released the long awaited iPad app today. Available for free in the App Store, the Boxee iPad app offers users a way to watch online videos of three varieties. Videos shared by friends, videos added to the watch-later list and featured videos chosen from...
  • Klout adds support for Foursquare

    Social scoring service Klout has just added a fourth service to measure your social impact. Foursquare now joins Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, in contributing to your overall rating. Could this be the shot in the arm Foursquare needs to re-engage users in a post Facebook Check-in world ? If Klout...
  • Kogan wants you to know, they are listening to social media

    Celebrating their 5th year in business, Kogan have released a video to let customers know that they are listening. Your Facebook post and Tweets are being heard and are even displayed throughout the video. Around the 28 second mark, you can see one from @techAU. Probably one of the...
  • Facebook Australia has 10 million+ active users, 66% return daily

    Some amazing figures in this morning about the worlds most trafficked website, Facebook.com. If you had any doubt that Facebook was crushing it, then know this. Facebook in Australia now attractive more than 10 Million active users per month, of which 66% return every single day. Phenomenal numbers. This...
  • Bing + Facebook = Social search results

    Microsoft’s Bing division has announced today that they are integrating elements of Facebook into their search results. These come in too varieties. The first is searching for a contact’s name, this brings up their Facebook Profile (if it’s public) and provides easy links to add them as a friend...