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Facebook reaches new satisfaction low while stock dips

Facebook reaches new satisfaction low while stock dips

This week is not a fabulous one for Facebook as its stock price dipped to nearly the lowest price its been since the company's IPO and a customer satisfaction analysis placed it amongst the 5 lowest major social networks on the web. As the ACSI notes, this year's study collected information from users of Internet Social Media outlets such as Wikipedia, Google+, Pinterest, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook showed the recently public web-based network to be at the bottom of the list for customer satisfaction. Satisfaction was recorded at 61 percent for Facebook, this 2 points below the next lowest score, 63 percent for LinkedIn.

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Google+ users more satisfied than Facebook users

Google+ users more satisfied than Facebook users

The results of the latest American Customer Satisfaction Index E-Business Report has been published, and it ranks companies on a 100-point scale. Among the companies in the rankings are social networking sites and Google+ has taken the top spot in the social network ranking, tying Wikipedia with a score of 78. While Google+ debuted at the top of the ranking chart for social media, Facebook is slipping.

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Digg sale splits the company three ways for $16m total

Digg sale splits the company three ways for $16m total

Just yesterday one tiny chunk of the taking apart of the once-titanic social networking site Digg was leaked with a $500k price tag - today it seems that this is only one piece of the puzzle. This sale took place, according to TechCrunch in three waves, not just one. The first is said to have taken part some time before yesterdays deal with the Washington Post purchasing nearly the entirety of the staff that up until recently ran Digg and its many web-based ins and outs.

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$500k cash the side story in $16m Digg break-up

$500k cash the side story in $16m Digg break-up

Digg's $500,000 sale to Betaworks is just one element of the social site's overall break-up, according to new industry whispers, with talk that the total figure involved is more in the region of $16m. Reports that Betaworks had snapped up Digg's assets for half a million dollars yesterday surprised many who remembered the link sharing site's halcyon days, but TechCrunch's sources suggest that was merely the mopping up after the best parts had already been spoken for.

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Amazon grabs ex-Windows Phone app chief amid Kindle phone chatter

Amazon grabs ex-Windows Phone app chief amid Kindle phone chatter

A former Microsoft Windows Phone exec has jumped ship to Amazon, where he will head the retailer's Appstore efforts, lending further weight to rumors that the company plans a smartphone of its own. Robert Williams was, until last month, Microsoft's senior director of business development in the Windows Phone division, but according to his LinkedIn profile is now working with Amazon to feather the app nest for what's speculated to be the company's push into mobile.

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Sony PS4 in development since 2010 per resume

Sony PS4 in development since 2010 per resume

It seems like Sony has only been working on the successor to the PS3 for a couple years, as opposed to the traditional console life cycle where hardware makers used to go to the drawing board for the new console right after the current console's launch. Sony has of course been silent on the topic of the PS4, but it can't silence its employees from touting their laurels.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: July 2, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: July 2, 2012

Happy Monday, everyone. Yes, it's a new day, a new week, a new month. As we head into the first full month of summer, let's check out what made news in the tech world today - Windows 8 upgrade prices dropped by Microsoft. And in the world of mobile news, the Galaxy Nexus sales ban is up in the air pending appeal. And here's some rather startling social networking news - Twitter cuts tties with LinkedIn after 2-year partnership. Keep reading for more headlines...

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Leap second downs websites Saturday night

Leap second downs websites Saturday night

If you were using the Internet last Saturday night, you may notice some of the major sites on the Internet had problems. This wasn't due to your ISP or overwhelmed servers at your website of choice; it was likely due to the leap second invented to keep atomic time aligned with solar time. The last leap second added to clocks was on December 31, 2008.

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Nokia Meltemi survivors suggest axed OS was nearly ready

Nokia Meltemi survivors suggest axed OS was nearly ready

A new LinkedIn group founded by a small club of former Nokia Meltemi developers has suggested the platform was "coming together" and "had made it over the big hurdles" when CEO Stephen Elop axed it. The "MPD Alumni" group - previously known more blatantly as the Meltemi Product Developer Alumni - currently has just over 300 members, though there's no indication of how many actually worked on the Meltemi project itself. Tipped to be Nokia's intended replacement to S40 on entry-level devices, Meltemi is believed to be among the casualties in the Finns' latest round of budget cuts.

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Microsoft showcases cloud-powered Windows 8 People app

Microsoft showcases cloud-powered Windows 8 People app

Microsoft continues to detail the progress and various features that you can look forward to in Windows 8 on its MSDN blog. The latest entry goes in depth with the new People app, pulling in contacts from various services across the internet and saving them in an easily accessible cloud storage service. That means that after the initial import, you’ll be able to access the same contact list across your desktop, smartphone, and laptop.

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