Posts Categorized: Social Media News

Facebook to stream Warner Brother movies

Warner Brothers have become the first major Hollywood film studio to strike a deal which will lead to their movies being screened online through the popular social media network, Facebook. The partnership will allow Facebook members to view selected Warner Brother movies via their profile page. The scheme will only… Read more »

Courtney Love sued for Twitter comments

Singer and serial Twitter blogger Courtney Love has reportedly shelled out £264,000 for comments made on the social media website regarding a fashion designer. The lawsuit was initially filed against Love in March 2009 after comments made on Twitter accused fashion designer Dawn Simorangkir of theft and also insinuated that… Read more »

New Facebook break-up app launched

A new Facebook application has been launched which allows users to keep track of when their friends’ relationship statutes change. The application went live on Sunday under the tagline: “You like someone. They’re in a relationship. Be the first to know when they’re out of it.” The app allows Facebook… Read more »

First ever Facebook mobile phone unveiled

A London based mobile phone company has unveiled the first ever Facebook phone which has been designed in conjunction with the team behind the popular social network. With 500 million users worldwide, Facebook is a phenomenon which is growing stronger every day. INQ Mobile are hoping their two new mobile… Read more »

US state plans to make social networks illegal for prisoners

A South Carolina State Representative is hoping to make Facebook and other social media sites as no-go area for inmates by getting a bill passed which will prohibit prisoners from logging onto, or creating, a profile on a social network. If the bill receives enough support, anyone serving time behind… Read more »

Facebook discount app "Places Deals" is launched

The Facebook app which links people’s locations to discounts at shops and restaurants in their area has been officially launched in the UK. The application, which is available to download onto smart phones, was introduced in the US back in November. Now British Facebook members have the chance to bag… Read more »

Brand new limo hire website launched

A brand new limo hire website offering affordable chauffeur driven luxury transport throughout the UK has been launched today. The state of the art website includes expert SEO (search engine optimisation) techniques to ensure it ranks highly across all major search engines, plus high quality images and videos, and keyword… Read more »

Cyber crimes via social networks on the rise

A report conducted by an internet security and software company, Sophos, suggests that cyber crime via social networks is on the rise. Facebook and Twitter are two of the most popular social networks being targeted by online scammers as the cyber criminals view these users as a “soft touch” in… Read more »

Scottish police force to tweet while on the beat

A Scottish police force will become the first in the UK to use social media while working in order to stay in touch with members of the public. The Tayside force are taking part in a trial which will see eight of their community support officers logging onto Twitter during… Read more »