Mobile photo-sharing application Instagram will start displaying the “occasional” advertisements. The photo-based social network, which has been acquired by Facebook, is taking this first step to monetization, and will roll out marketing campaigns within the next few months.
Although no solid data exists, police and aid groups that work on trafficking issues say it seems to be a particularly big problem in Indonesia.
Viral campaign showcasing photos of Philippine politicians grandstanding outside of election season gets the attention of international media
Users of China’s main Twitter-like service, Sina Weibo, have reported difficulties posting messages during a controversial murder trial involving Gu Kailai.
83 million Facebook users are illegitimate, duplicates or fakes, and the social network is working on improving the quality of its traffic.
Sina is takng its Path clone MeYou to the next level, and is offering tight integration with the popular microblogging service Sina Weibo.
Zynga With Friends launches as a standalone platform, bringing together users on mobile devices, web browsers and social platforms in a unified network.
Controlling privacy on social media requires awareness and education about the permissions you assign to your public profile on various social media channels.
Cyfler is a B2B social network that aims to enhance the capability of startups and entrepreneurs through social media tools and a discovery engine.