Tag Archives: Social Networking
- New study says checking Facebook leads to greater financial risk-taking
May 25, 2015
A new study says gamblers are more reckless with their wagers if they’ve recently spent time on social networking behemoth Facebook. Dr. Eugene Chan of the University of Technology, Sydney recently published a new study in the Computers in Human Behavior journal that says Facebook users should impose at least...
- Facebook tell us extortion claims are false
October 24, 2012
Facebook has denied claims that it’s attempting to extort thousands of dollars from various gambling fan pages. A representative from Facebook told CalvinAyre.com that the claims, published on BlackJackChamp.com (link here), were “false” and added little apart from that. The claims, made on gambling forum Casino Affiliate Programs, stated the...
- Facebook forks over $1 billion to buy Instagram
April 11, 2012
For $1 billion, you can pretty much buy anything you want in this world. In the case of Facebook, that “anything” was Instagram, the popular photo-sharing smartphone app that the former just bought for an eye-popping $1 billion in cash and stock options. That’s 9 zero’s, in case you’re counting.Despite...
- Google Plus patting itself on the back
September 29, 2011
Google Plus opened its doors last week after being an invite only exclusive paradise since launching back in July. It has meant that visitor numbers have spiked and there has been even been the sight of the odd girl knocking about! Think back to how it was before. Google Plus...
- Social Networking moving towards commercialization
September 7, 2011
We have been watching it happen right before our very own eyes... Actually, just some people are watching, while others are taking full advantage of the evolution of social networking. Even for the common user, social networking isn’t all about picking up chicks and chatting with friends anymore. We see...
- Facebook adds Gambling as a friend
August 25, 2011
There is good news for gambling industry firms as Facebook has relaxed its advertising rules to allow all manner of gambling advertising. The changes, revealed yesterday, allow companies to partake in the promotion of both offline and online gambling as its permitted within the region. Facebook guidelines on gambling industry...
TECH NEWS: YouTube to screen pro sports; The Facebook comic
February 24, 2011
Facebook delay IPO due to unfavorable stock market
April 26, 2012