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Social Positives | Social Media, Technology, and Howto - Part 168

Google buying Nest Labs for $3.2 Billion

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Search engine company Google buying nest labs for 3.2 Billion. Nest labs is a California based home-automation company with more than 100 employees founded by 2 former Apple executives in 2011. The acquisition is officialy announced by Google. Google's CEO Larry page said  “Nest’s founders, Tony Fadell and Matt Rogers, have built a tremendous team ...

2014: Get on Board with LinkedIn

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I'm sure you know the importance of social media. Today everything we do, other than sleeping, is connected to social media, from school, to work, and to our thoughts and opinions-everything is shared on social media. It seems that the most popular networks are Facebook and Twitter, with Pinterest and LinkedIn not far behind. I ...

Syrian Electronic Army hacked Microsoft’s official Blog and Twitter Account

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Syrian electronic army strikes again, this time its against Microsoft.  Syrian electronic army hacked Microsoft's official blog and their Twitter account. Microsoft's news twitter account tweeted at 2:30 p.m. ET says 'Syrian Electronic Army was here via @official_SEA16 #SEA. They also Tweeted 'Don't use Microsoft emails (hotmail, outlook), They are monitoring your accounts and selling the data to ...

Google to Shutdown their Goal Sharing Service Schemer

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Google to shutdown their goal sharing service service schemer on February 7. Schemer officially announced on their Google+ post. They announced that 'Schemer launched in beta over a year ago to help inspire and motivate people to do more awesome stuff, and though the app is shutting down, the adventures will continue. You can ...

7 Tips to get more Followers on Twitter (Infographic)

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Twitter is now one of the widely users social network and also a social search engine. Might be Facebook or other popular social networks who make an attempt to work on Twitter think that what we can do with just 140 characters or how to communicate to others just with 140 characters. If you are a job ...

Dropbox down and Hackers Claim Responsibility

Dropbox.com one of the worlds largest cloud storage service experiencing intermittent outages in late Friday. A group called The 1775 Sec says via Twitter it compromised Dropbox's site.   BREAKING NEWS: We have just compromised the @Dropbox Website http://t.co/HqnsZOLSXR #hacked #compromised — The 1775 Sec (@1775Sec) January 11, 2014 If some one visit Dropbox.xom its shows 'Something went wrong. Dont worry, ...