From Mashable - Facebook Lite: Facebook Needed a Diet
Late last night [August 11 - Ed], news broke that Facebook was working on a 'Lite' version and had (perhaps accidentally) invited a number of people to try it out. In its own words, Facebook Lite is a 'faster, simpler version of Facebook.'
From Mashable - Facebook Usernames: 50+ Million Claimed and Counting
Do you remember two months ago when Facebook usernames went live? Millions of avid Facebookusers waited on a Friday night for the chance to claim their own custom URL. 200,000 were claimed in 3 minutes, 500,000 in 15 minutes, a million within an hour, and 3 million usernames by the next morning.
Still, that's just a tiny portion of the nearly 300 million users of the world's larger social network. However, it looks as if adoption ... Continue Reading
From Mashable - The New Search War: Google vs Facebook
It's no coincidence that Facebook launched a new real-time search engine on the same day that it bought FriendFeed and Google announced a new infrastructure project aimed at speeding up its indexing time. Make no mistake about it: people that know search believe that there's gold in real-time and social data, and Facebook's blockbuster acquisition of FriendFeed was a ... Continue Reading