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With Subscribe button, Facebook becomes more like Twitter

With Subscribe button, Facebook becomes more like TwitterFacebook, the world's most popular social networking site, has introduced a Subscribe feature that allows users to subscribe to posts even from non-friends.

With the Subscribe feature, Facebook has become more like micro-blogging site Twitter and Microsoft's new social networking platform Google+.

FBI probes NBC's Twitter account hack

FBI probes NBC's Twitter account hackThe FBI has launched a probe into the recent hacking of NBC's Twitter account, which allowed hackers to spread fake information about the death of Apple founder Steve Jobs and a plane crash at New York's Ground Zero.

Number of Twitter active users passes 100m

Number of Twitter active users passes 100m Popular social networking site Twitter on Thursday claimed that the number of its active users had passed the 100 million mark.

The new number of active users of Twitter is whopping 82 per cent up from what it claimed at the beginning of this year. It may be noted here that by active users the company means users who log in at least once a month.

One-third of UK businesses blocking employees’ access to social media

One-third of UK businesses blocking employees’ access to social mediaAccording to the results of a new survey by security firm Clearswift, increasing fears about Internet security has apparently prompted nearly one-third of the companies in the UK to block their staff from using social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter.

BBC takes content from Twitter without owner’s permission

British broadcaster BBC believes that catching content from social networks like Twitter with the owner’s permission is not against copyright laws.

Andy Mabbett, a blogger & amateur photographer, expressed his disappointment over the BBC’s act of publicizing some images taken by him without mentioning his name.

According to Mabbett, the BBC published images during riots in Tottenham with a "from Twitter" mention.

TeaMp0isoN partners with Anonymous to storm music charts

TeaMp0isoN partners with Anonymous to storm music chartsTeaMp0isoN, a politically motivated hacking squad, has joined forces with Anonymous in a bid to release a song.

Using micro-blogging site Twitter, TeaMp0isoN said that they would release a song by an unnamed artist. The group said that they believed that the song would storm the charts.

TeaMp0isoN also claimed that the beat had been arranged and the artist was working on the song.

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