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Want to Video Chat Your Facebook Friends? The Skype and Facebook Merger Continues…

7 Mar

Progressive Media Concepts - Social Media Marketing and Management Skype and Facebook have been working on a partnership for quite some time now. Skype 5.0, launched in October 2010, allows its users to call, text, or chat their Facebook friends. Skypers are able to get in contact with any of their Facebook friends through their personal newsfeed. This new feature for Skype was big news, but now there is more hype about the Facebook/Skype relationship due to talk about a video chat feature for Facebook.

Back in November 2010, a Facebook app developer came across some interesting HTML code in the backend of the site. A code in the back of an application, named VideoChat, contained some links back to Skype. These discovered properties would allow Skype and Facebook users to videoconference with each other.

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Social Media Enables Social Isolation

4 Mar

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Before you read this, ask yourself this, “Do you find yourself using social media an hour or more per day to interact with peers?”

You may suffer from social isolation.

Today’s society has been bombarded with social media platforms and apps to further isolate the individuality of a person. The days of grabbing coffee and having simple conversations are ancient history. Why waste time traveling to have a conversation that we can easily have sitting in the comfort of our homes, wearing PJs and snacking on junk food?
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Why Facebook Won’t Fail Like Myspace

2 Mar

Progressive Media Concepts - Social Media Marketing and Management Though the site is still in existence, Myspace has rapidly dropped off in terms of popularity over the past few years, mainly due to the reign of Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook. Myspace users have gone down, views have gone down, and its community recognition as the leading social media site is nothing but history, at this point. The new social media giant, Facebook, shows no such signs of slowing.
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