Social Media Today: Google+ Updates, OkCupid Protests, Yahoo Expands?

By Melony Roy

Google+ adds new feature

(credit: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

(credit: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Google+ users can now see how far their content has traveled on the social networking site.

The company has announced all users will now get a number of “total views” alongside their profile. That number represents “the sum of your profile, post and photo views since October 2012.”

The feature is part of an effort to emphasize activity on the network.


OkCupid takes a stand against Mozilla 

Photo Credit: Thinkstock

Photo Credit: Thinkstock

Dating site OkCupid is calling for its members to drop Firefox and use another browser to search for love. The company is protesting Mozilla, the company that owns Firefox, new CEO who supported an anti-same-sex marriage campaign.

Mozilla later released a statement asserting that it is no way an anti-gay institution.


Yahoo expanding?

Yahoo! (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Yahoo! (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Yahoo is in talks to acquire video syndication service News Distribution Network, according to a report published by The Wall Street Journal. NDN is the fourth-largest video site, with 573 million video views. Yahoo is fifth with 384 million.

The move would help Yahoo expand its videos to thousands of new sites


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