Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is considering a cameo this week on “Saturday Night Live” with actor Jesse Eisenberg, who plays him in the Oscar-nominated “The Social Network.”Zuckerberg has plenty of reasons to laugh. About $82.9 billion of them. That’s how much his Palo Alto social networking company is worth on online private exchange SharesPost.Zuck According to Bloomberg, that value has soared 40% since mid-December and sevenfold since March, making Facebook worth more than Amazon.com and second only to Google among U.S. Internet companies. Amazon.com shares fell 7% on Friday after the online retailing giant disappointed investors with its sales forecast.
This afternoon we released the latest version of the *forms Local Agent, the component that processes all of your *forms and holds all of your credentials for the various sites to which the agent posts your *forms data. Version 1.1 resolves Ticket #1, the fist ticket that we created once we decided to start using […]
Our research into midsized companies has found that while many nearly doubled their investments in social media in the last two years, most experienced no return on their investments. How can your business reap a return on investment from its forays into Twitter, Facebook, and the like?The Corporate Executive Board’s Marketing Leadership Roundtable created the Social Media Opportunity Diagnostic survey and administered it to marketers at some 100 midsized companies to help marketers focus their investments in social media activities.The results showed that only 8 percent of those surveyed said their social media efforts actually drove business results.
Melbourne-based start-up Trunk.ly has lured global customers and become one of the top 20,000 websites in the world, less than a month after launching a new kind of social bookmarking service.Trunk.ly, which launched in December, is focused on recording and indexing online social media links and providing users with a personal search engine.Operating on the philosophy that link sharing is “inherently social”, Trunk.ly says that it is trying to change the nature of social bookmarking. According to Alexa, it broke into the top 20,000 most-visited sites in the world 20 days after its launch.
Last year, we introduced our new workspace on Assembla and announced our intention to store all of the Open Source elements of the splatforms.com infrastructure in their Subversion repository. Since that time, we have not done much more with our Assembla space other than to take advantage of the free Subversion hosting, but starting today, […]