Business News: Facebook Co-Founder Saverin Gives Up U.S. Citizenship

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin has given up his U.S. citizenship, a decision that many observers believe is likely to reduce the massive tax bill he stands to receive following next week’s flotation of the social media company. Saverin, a native of Brazil, became a citizen in 1998, six years after moving to the U.S. “Eduardo [...]

Business News: Facebook Buys Instagram For $1 Billion

As i’m sure most of you know Facebook acquired instagram for $1 billion here’s what Mark Zuckerberg said… This came out of nowhere. Usually when a deal of this magnitude is on the verge of happening, there’s usually some sort of rumor about the deal before it becomes official. Today it has been announced that [...]

Industry Tips and Advice: Facebook Is Not The Only Social Networking Site.

There’s More To Social Networking Than Facebook By now everyone knows how powerful other social networks besides Facebook can be, but usually the only ones thought of are Twitter and, more recently, Google+. There are a lot more than just those 3 though, and quite a few have very formidable numbers. In this excerpt from [...]

Music News: Madonna Drops New Album Name “M.D.N.A.”

Madonna Drops New Album Name “M.D.N.A.” On Facebook: Madonna is coming out with a new album this year and it finally has an official name. Madonna’s new 12th studio album is entitled M.D.N.A. Madonna dropped the news earlier today on her Facebook page and the highly anticipated album has already caused a stir due to [...]

Article: Study Confirms Social Media Is All About Facebook …And Nothing Else.

A new comScore study confirms what most of us had suspected (feared?): social media is all about Facebook and virtually nothing else. Facebook now accounts for 95% of all time spent on social networks in the U.S. according to the findings. This chart show how Facebook compares to other social networks as well as how [...]

Industry Tips and Advice: The New Rules Of Engagement By Sekou Andrews

Article: Entrepreneur legally changes his name to that of Mark Zuckerberg

JERUSALEM (AP) — Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, meet your Israeli doppelganger: Mark Zuckerberg. Israeli entrepreneur Rotem Guez says he has legally changed his name to that of Facebook’s CEO, a gimmick meant to persuade the social networking site to back down from what he says are threats to take legal action against him. He’s telling [...]

Industry Tips and Advice: What Do You Think Is More Valuable Twitter Followers Or Facebook Likes?

by Paul That’s based on a joint survey conducted by ReverbNation and Digital Music News, one that found that artists now place a disproportionate premium on Facebook Likes.  In fact, they not only regard Likes as being three times as valuable as email signups, but they also made similar comparisons to YouTube channel subscribers and Twitter followers. [...]

Articles: Facebook Is Invading Our Privacy, Find Out How.

In recent weeks, Facebook has been wrangling with the Federal Trade Commission over whether the social media website is violating users’ privacy by making public too much of their personal information. Far more quietly, another debate is brewing over a different side of online privacy: what Facebook is learning about those who visit its website. [...]

Article: Facebook App Helps Musicians Collect Unclaimed Royalties by Brenna Ehrlich

About $5.3 million in unclaimed royalties are floating around, just out of the grasp of deserving artists. RootMusic, maker of the Facebook app BandPage, teamed with performance rights non-profit SoundExchange to put that money in the right hands. Musicians garner royalties whenever their music is streamed on the Internet or played on digital satellite radio [...]


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