On Web Applications, the tag 'social networks' refers to a website where users keep in communication with others and share information. Examples include Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Diaspora*, and others.

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What is the character limit for a comment on Facebook? [duplicate]

What is the character limit for a Facebook comment? Example - Status from Bob: I got that new job! John wants to post a comment with six million characters congratulating Bob, however the character ...
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Tracking other accounts on Twitter

I'd like to track multiple accounts and keywords on Twitter and receive all @ posts regarding the accounts in one feed and all # posts regarding the keywords in another. Then I'd like to be able to ...
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Is there only one diaspora* pod program?

Is there only one program for hosting a diaspora* pod, or are there several implementations?
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How can Linkedin know about my Yahoo contacts?

I signed up to Linkedin using a Yahoo account. I confirmed the address from their email message, but I refused to allow them to access my address book. So the site showed: Confirm your Yahoo! ...
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Edit Facebook Post to Add Pictures

I posted a status message on my Facebook page, but forgot to include a couple of pictures. Is it possible to edit the post that I made to add the additional pictures?
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Hide the connection number in Linkedin

In Linkedin it is possible to hide the actual individuals in your connections, by setting in privacy them visibile to "only me". Is it possible to hide also the number of individuals I am connected? ...
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How to avoid LinkedIn automatically connecting to my Gmail account

I recently opened a profile on LinkedIn and gave it access to my Gmail account. The result was that it sent a message of invitation to all my contacts! Now I have removed all the unwanted invitations ...
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How to add a LinkedIn company page in Sprout Social?

Sprout allows users to manage Facebook pages, Twitter accounts, G+ accounts, and personal LinkedIn profiles, but as far as I can tell it's impossible to add LinkedIn company pages. Is this true? Or ...
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How do I show popular videos on my YouTube homepage rather than my friend's activities?

Right now my YouTube homepage shows the activity from my friends on Google+ (and I don't have many friends there, so the last activity on my homepage was six months ago). I have the official YouTube ...
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Friendfeed backdating feeds?

I have just created a Friendfeed account for the following: Twitter Facebook Delicious Wordpress RSS feed 1 Wordpress RSS feed 2 These are all personal things that I want stored in a single place. ...
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How to post from HootSuite to Google+?

I have a HootSuite account and use it to post to Twitter, Google+ and Facebook. My Google+ account has my personal profile and a business page. When I connect HootSuite to my Google+ account, it only ...
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How much disk space is needed for a social network? [closed]

I'm going to run a social network website that will have upto 1000 users. how much disk space is needed for this?
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On OkCupid, how can I search through questions I haven't answered?

I sometimes use OkCupid, a dating/friend-finding site. It works by matching users up based on their answers to a series of questions. But when I search through the set of available questions, the site ...
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How can I quickly populate a twitter list with selections from my main follow list?

I'm trying to populate a new twitter list based on people who I follow and actually know in real life, which is a subset of the 700 that I follow overall. Having created the list, I'm finding it ...
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Does LinkedIn sometimes requires sign-in to view profiles?

For a few weeks, LinkedIn has been requiring me to sign in before I'm allowed to view profiles, including my own. I know it's not simply an invitation to join LinkedIn because: There is no "skip" ...
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Equivalent of 'BCC' in Google+ so we can share posts with multiple people, privately?

In Google+ I would like to share a post privately to multiple people, with comments and re-sharing disabled and whoever received this post should not be able to see who else I've shared it with. Its ...
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I want a new unique online identity - how to find one? [closed]

I want to start a new online identity and use a single common identifier on as many sites as possible. What web apps or other methods are available for me to check if my proposed nickname is already ...
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A social network to find people and web content that match my interest? (NOT Facebook) [closed]

Is there any social network website on which I can find people who match my interests (unknown people who are not already my friends), also the content (videos, articles etc) that match my interests?
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Facebook app to delete friends

I'm looking for an app that would “measure” how bad friends you are with all your Facebook friends. For example, it could take into account those points: If you have friends in common/how many of ...
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Access to Facebook groups without Facebook account?

Is there a way to access the content of Facebook groups without having a Facebook account? I seem to remember this was possible in the past, but now all I see is a login screen. I thought it was ...
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Where can I find estimate of my LinkedIn network size?

Earlier, it was possible to see how big is your network (like cca 10,000 people up to 3rd degree). Now, I am not able to get this information. Is it somehow possible?
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Show only important posts/ updates on Google+

Before Google+ changed recently, I remember there was a way to change the frequency of updates showing in my stream from those in my circles. I can no longer find that setting. Is there a way I can ...
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Where can I find my applications in LinkedIn profile

In my LinkedIn profile, I am trying to add GitHub application. When I tried, LinkedIn is showing Error You have reached the limit of applications on your homepage, please remove an application ...
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Facebook Pages audience data

When creating an AD for a fanpage, I can choose its target audience, by age, sex, location, interest lists and other criteria. On my fanpage's analytics data, I can see my current audience age, ...
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Gather data from Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn of 250 people

I'm currently doing research on social media usage. We (my research partner and I) target a group of 250 people. We 'test' them with on the following indicators: Twitter If they have a Twitter ...
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When changing a Twitter handle, does Twitter auto-redirect new tweets?

We've recently changed our company name (more a variation of official name, but has the same effect). We want to change out Twitter handle to reflect this, the new handle is available and we can ...
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Take pictures down from Piczo (posted by someone else)

Here is the situation: Friend A goes on vacation with friend B Friend A has one of those terrible Piczo sites and decides to post her vacation pictures on the Piczo site for the whole world to enjoy ...
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Facebook Album Thumbnails

I'm trying to make photos that work to the size of the Facebook album covers. I've found lots of info on the old photo size, but I can't find anything in the APIs or information sheets that lets me ...
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Find the total exposure of a tweet

Let's say I (100 followers) tweet X. Users A (500 followers), B (300 followers, including 100 that overlap with A) and C (1000 followers, of which 800 are unique) retweet it. Is there a service that ...
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Looking for an open source tool like Groupspaces

Groupspaces has ability to manage multiple groups, mailing list, member management, wiki, file management and event management for groups.
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Discovering indirect shared followers

On twitter, given a list of followers, is there a way to see indirect shared followers and group them based on the number of followers that follow said twitter user. For example, My Followers: Abe, ...
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Quick way to share my webpage via links through Facebook or Tumblr

What HTML code do I need to include on my webpages if I want visitors to share the URL or links to their friends on a social network like Facebook or a web service like Tumblr? I want the text to ...
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Can I create a private social network with diaspora?

I'd like to have a private social network for my business. Is this possible with Diaspora? If not, other alternativa?
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Find friends on social networks by email [closed]

Does anybody know of a web service that lets me import my email address book to find my friends on social networks such as Twitter, Flickr and Pinterest? Thanks.
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Facebook like box for page (social plugin) blank when logged in as page - real Facebook bug or not? And remedy?

I've noticed that Facebook like box for a page (social plugin) is blank when I am logged into Facebook as a page that I am admin. This happens for my page and for other sites. When I am logged into ...
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How can I get rid of profile music on Tagged?

How can I prevent the profile music on Tagged user profiles from playing? If I have to set up privoxy or some such to block the music files, I will, but I'd rather not go to such effort for what ...
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Card.ly social identity manager alternatives? [closed]

Is there a better social identity manager than Card.ly? It seems buggy (some errors because GD library is missing in PHP).
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What is the name of this social music site? [closed]

I can't remember its name, but its main interface is quite clear and simple : the sound (or song, or music) is displayed as timeline with users avatars and comments at each second where they've ...
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How to see when someone started following someone on Twitter

Someone that I'm following started following another person. They were already following a lot of people so I can't tell who the person they started following is. How can I see who they started ...
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What is the Incoming Stream in Google+?

I noticed that Google+ lists "Incoming" under the Streams on the left-hand side of the page. What exactly is "Incoming" and how is it different than the standard "Home" view?
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Alternative to Facebook [closed]

I'm looking for an alternative social networking site to Facebook. Here's a list of preferred features: Friends list to connect with others Photo sharing integration with Flickr Video integration ...
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What URLs do I need block annoying social widgets?

Widget Block is a lovely extension that blocks noisy bloat that is of no use to me and actually makes my browsing experience much worse. The extension lists the following domains: facebook.com ...
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Aggregating Links from My Social Network

Is there a web app that aggregates links shared by my Facebook and Twitter friends, shows it in a river of news and lets me add more feeds, like Delicious, Digg and so on? I'm looking for something ...
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Relativly small social networking web sites?

Do you know any social networking web sites for specific universities only? For example hoccam dot com was a social networking web site for METU.
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Option to download my Facebook data missing

The option to download my Facebook data (a feature rolled out to everyone last week) is missing, from where it should be on the Account Settings page...
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can I let others to update one particular facebook page via ping.fm? [closed]

I can update my "personal" facebook page via Gtalk or skype using ping.fm Now we created company's facebook page under my facebook login and I wonder if I can let others to update company's facebook ...
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Mapping the link network between websites (blogs)?

I wish to create a link map between blogs so to reflect the "social network" between bloggers. Such a service would take a starting point of a blog or two, and start adding links and mapping the ...
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Twitter Search API

How come when I do a search threw the twitterAPI, the results are so delayed, as supposed to how it is on the search.twitter.com? I am writing a little joke script that responds to people in real ...
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What web apps can integrate other social networks/feeds into Facebook? [closed]

I'm aware of FriendFeed, which can integrate a number of sites and RSS feeds and pipe to my Facebook profile. It works, but latency of updates can be pretty high (several hours). Also, the Facebook ...