Facebook Plans Hiring Spree
CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the social networking site plans to increase its staff by as much as 50% this year.
MySpace Acquires iLike
In buying the popular social music service, MySpace will gain a connection to users of rival social networks Facebook, Bebo, and Hi5.
Signs Of Support For DoD 2.0
The Department of Defense's new Web 2.0 Guidance Forum is intended to help shape the military's policy on use of social networking tools.
Facebook To Buy FriendFeed
FriendFeed's management team includes former Google developers who helped launch Gmail and Google Maps.
Connected TV Sales Booming
Consumer demand for Web content on their TVs led sales of sets with built-in Internet capabilities to top $1 billion in the second quarter.
INQ Intros Twitter Phones
The company is trying to cut into the smartphone market by introducing low-cost feature phones that can access Twitter, Facebook, Skype, Gmail, and other Web services.