Introduction to So.Cl :Social Network for Students by Microsoft

This is a guest post by Elaine Hirsch who is kind of a jack-of-all-interests, from education to technology to public policy. So she is currently working as a writer for various education-related sites and writing about all these things instead. She currently writes for a resource on PhD programs. Microsoft’s new site, So.cl, is designed to integrate the interactive aspects of social media with education Read More …

Don’t You Trust Sharing Personal Stuffs on Facebook or Twitter? Use Path

Have you heard of the social media forum Path? If you haven’t, it’s a social media platform that was unveiled in November 2010 with its claim to fame being that it is a journal-type application. The Path website defines it as providing you with “a simple way to keep a journal, or ‘Path’, of your life on the go”… a journal that you share with your friends and family that is.
So how is it any different than Facebook, Google+ or Twitter, if the focus is on sharing your life with your friends and family? It’s not really, other than one small factor: you’re limited in the number of people you can share your information with. In fact, Path just increased the number of people that you can befriend on the social network from 50 to 150. Read More …

Facebook vs. Google+ : Let’s the War Commence

Facebook may just have a run for its money with the recent introduction of Google’s new social networking site Google+, which generated more than 10 million members in its first couple of weeks in operation. The website may be popular, but considering the fact that it’s just starting out, there must be some weaknesses that Google+ has that makes them pale in comparison to their social media opponent Facebook. At the same time, Google+ also has plenty of innovative new features that Facebook doesn’t, which may appeal to more users. This article will detail all of the varying aspects between the two websites in order to determine which one really shines more than the other. Read More …

Just Got Google+ Invitation and I will invite you all FREE

I just got an invitation to join Google+. Thanks to Dhananjay Dave. For those people who still don’t understand what I am talking about, just understand that Google+ is a social networking service operated by Google (probably a facebook killer!). Learn more here about Google+ The Google+ service launched on 28th June 2011 in an invite-only testing phase. It has been reported that Mark Zuckerberg, Read More …

8 Reasons I Hope Google+ Will Succeed

[ad#footer-links] This article is written by David Pierce, a 22 year old guy who is the assistant editor of PC Mag Digital Networks I’ve been using Google’s new social networking service, Google+ (or Google Plus, or something) for the last two days, and it’s not a stretch to say I’d be thrilled if Facebook died entirely and Google+ takes over the Internet like Facebook has. Read More …