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The Geosocial Universe Infographic

gigaom bring you the Geosocial Univers Infographic:

Infographic: The Geosocial Universe - Ongoing Issues - gigaom


Facebook Places Promo Vid

Facebook have released a very well shot promo video for Facebook Places:

What do you think about it?

Facebook reaches 500 Million Users

Facebook Icon - Ongoing Issues PNGLast night Facebook reached 500 Milion users.  It has achieved this in just six years which is very impressive.  Here are some statistics:

  • Globally Facebook has 500 Million users, 26 Million of who are from the UK which is a third of it’s population
  • More than 3 Billion pictures are uploaded every month
  • There are more than 60 Million status updates a day
  • Collectively users spend more than 700 Billion minutes a month on Facebook
  • On average you create 90 pieces of content every month
  • The average amount of friends is 130
  • 30 Billion pieces of content, news, blogs, weblinks etc, are shared each month

Facebook now covers an amazing 8% of the worlds population.  If the total amount of users were to form a country then it would be the third largest in the world.

Flipboard – Your personalized, social magazine for the iPad

Flipboard Logo - Ongoing Issues PictureNow this is a very nice App indeed.  Flipboard is your personalized, social magazine for the iPad. It interacts with your social networks such as Twitter and Facebook. Once it is connected to them it will gather the articles images, photo albums and videos that your friends are sharing. You can also pick from a selection of feeds offered by Flipboard. It automatically updates when your social networks do, so there is always fresh content.

We here at Ongoing Issues think this is fantastic, and a really nice way of extracting shared data from your online community. Check out the video below to get more of a feel:

Bono invests another £80 million in Facebook

Bono is said to have invested another £80 million into Facebook, bringing the total to £140 million. The company was able to buy shares from insiders on the secondary market.

Bono was named Worst Investor in America by Wall Street Journal after putting in £312.5 million into debt-riddled cellphone maker Palm Inc.

Facebook updates it’s iPhone client for iOS 4

Facebook have updated their iPhone client to be compatible with iOS 4. This has enabled fast app switching and high res icons. The usual small bug fixes have been addressed and they have added Korean and Russian localizations.

Facebook App not ready for iOS 4

That’s right, the reports are in that Facebook has not bothered to be ready for the launch of iOS 4 and update their iPhone, iTouch or iPad app.  This is certainly not a good move from Facebook.  Check out the full report from TechCrunch here: