Hush hush talks can be heard at the corridors of MySpace and Yahoo about the rumors that the social networking site MySpace will be bought by Yahoo. These talks became louder when the impending lay off of over 500 MySpace employees will happen tomorrow. Rumors about this massive lay off has been in circulation the last few months as MySpace streamlines its company reportedly in preparation of selling the social networking site.
It was just a few months ago that MySpace radically changed their appearance online and extended its services for their users other than social networking. Admittedly MySpace was a front runner in the industry for many years but it has since been eclipsed by the popularity of Facebook. So instead of just going down into oblivion, MySpace tried to re-invent itself as the ultimate site for people to share their types of music, videos plus being a social networking site as well.
Although nothing is set in stone, the talks of an impending merger or outright acquisition of the News Corp baby is set to happen soon after they lay off about half of their current employees. The 550-600 people that will be given the sack are not surprised about this latest development as they have been informed of this decision months ago.
If indeed Yahoo does get MySpace, what will their vision be for MySpace? Will they go after the ever increasing number of Facebook users or will they evolve into something else. These questions may remain unanswered in the near future but one thing is for sure, MySpace will be in the market in the coming days.
The Best way to assure that your pages will be indexed is to keep them simple, it does not only helps the search engine robots, but makes it easier for your website visitors to move throughout your site.
Dear Yahoo! GeoCities customer,
We’re writing to remind you that Yahoo! GeoCities, our free web site building service and community, is closing on October 26, 2009.
On October 26, 2009, your GeoCities site will no longer appear on the Web, and you will no longer be able to access your GeoCities account and files.
What You Need to Do
If you’d like to move your web site, or save the images and other files you’ve posted online, you need to act now by choosing one of the following options:
Move your site to Yahoo! Web Hosting.
We know your files are important to you, and we want to make moving to Web Hosting as easy and affordable as we can. For a limited time, you can move your files automatically, take advantage of terrific features like a personalized domain name and email, even redirect your GeoCities web address to your new site â€” all for only $4.99 a month for a full year.
For more information and complete terms, please see our special offer now.
Download your files to your own computer.
With your pages and images saved offline, you can re-create your site with any hosting provider.
To quickly download your published files, visit your GeoCities web site, right-click on each page, and choose Save Page As… from the menu that appears. Choose a location on your computer to save your files, then click OK or Save. Learn more about downloading your files.
Please be aware that after October 26, your GeoCities files will be deleted from our servers, and will not be recoverable. If you’d like to save your files, you must download them now or move to Yahoo! Web Hosting. If you need assistance, please visit the help center.
We want to thank you for being a GeoCities customer, and hope you continue to enjoy our other Yahoo! services.
The Yahoo! GeoCities team
So if you are currently using the free services of Geocities better do something before it lost everything.
Aren’t you aware that people now a days used Google to find results for your name instead of reading your resume (for Employer) wheter its outdated or updated as long they,ve seen your name and results come up on Google less-than-flattering, you may be scrambling for a solution.
Here are some tips on how to get a very good impressions
Google Profile Creation – Easy!
Visit http://www.google.com/profiles and click on the big “create a profile” link.Google will sometimes display your profile picture and link in the search results for your name. It is accompanied by your thumbnails photos at the bottom of the first page of search results where in the long run and even now is very noticeable. Just like mine! http://www.google.com/profiles/donabell
See Something bad on another Website â€“ First Contact the site Owner Check the â€œContact Us Pageâ€ And ask them politely if they can removed the content about you or page that contain the problem, let them know also, that doing so, will serves as an update to their website which is not bad for their website. If removal option is no longer possible ask to them if they can let reader knows that This website were unable to unable to maintained or The information was last Updated January 2000.
Crowd out the Results – If you have seen offending content for you. Items such as Blogs, forums, news and multimedia Content, Posted by other people that simply hate you!
The Best thing you do is Simply outrank them on the Search Engines!
Start posting comments in blogs or forums using your full name. Choose the Best, Biggest, and Popular Forums that are Likely have good Impression and reliable website that is accesible without asking everyone to register. (before you get any big ideas, make sure theyâ€™re relevant comments, or else when you Google yourself youâ€™ll be embarrassed by your own spam messages.) BAD!!
If you have a personal Blog, Business or Website You Can use your Own Name â€œFull Nameâ€ is much better then Plan your SEO Strategies
If you have a chance to Exclusively build and get accreditation form your school, Company or any organization be sure to do it so! Nicely Written Bio Page will you boost your name.
USE YOUR MIDDLE NAME â€“ As we all know some people sharing the same first and last name. For you to have your own identity use your Middle Name, Add it to your Personal Signatures on email, Use it on your Profile, Blogs and Forums Posting include it also on your web content, and in the long run this will help to distinguished you from all of those online Selfsame.
And if all comes to fail consider paying your way on top! There are premium and account services that allows you to create your personal web pages, profile badges and get a subdomain perfectly only for you.
Follow these steps to improve your Google self-esteem.
â€œSee your friends’ profile pictures when you chat with themâ€ Very Descriptive word by Dave C. from mail.google.com Found under New stuff in Labs! There’s a whole lot more to play with in Gmail Labs, a so called testing ground for experimental features. Take a look at some:
YouTube, Picasa, Flickr, and Yelp previews
Instead of just links, see previews of photos, videos, and reviews right in your email.
Oops, hit “Send” too soon? Give yourself a grace period of a few seconds to cancel sending, then edit your message before sending again.
Take your to-do list everywhere you go. Just go to gmail.com/tasks from your mobile browser.
Make Gmail work even when you’re not connected to the internet.And of course Pictures in Chat, What face would you like to present to the world? Or person your chatting with This will benefit all Google Fanatic, You can choose almost any photo as your Google picture, to show up whenever another user rolls over your name in their inbox, Contacts,and NOW even in your CHAT BOX.
Click Settings on any Gmail page.
1.From the My picture section, click Select a picture. The Upload a picture window appears.
2.Click Browse and select the file you’d like to use. Make sure that it’s a JPG, GIF, or PNG file.
3.Click Open in the File Upload dialog.
4.With your mouse, click and drag any corner of the selection box to shrink or enlarge it.
5.Click Apply Changes. Don’t worry – any changes you’ve made to the photo won’t affect your original file. These changes will only appear in Gmail.
6.You can select whether you’d like all Gmail users to see your picture, or only those who you’ve allowed to chat with you, using the radio buttons next to your uploaded photo on your Settings page.
Visible to all Gmail users means anyone who you email, or who emails you, can see your picture visible only to people you can chat with includes users who have been given permission to see when you’re online and to chat with you. You can see a full list of these users from the All Contacts tab of your Contacts page. They’ll be listed with a colored ball next to their name.
Once you apply your picture, you’ll be able to view and change it from your Settings page, and other users will see your selection when they roll over your name in conversations or in their contact lists. It will also show up as your picture in Google Talk. Likewise, picture selections made in Google Talk will be reflected in your Gmail interface, though there might be a slight delay for the change to take effect.
BUT REMEMBER according to Gmail Support
Gmail Labs is a testing ground for experimental features that aren’t quite ready for primetime.
Official Statement From GMA!
Francis Magalona succumbs to cancer, he was 44
Master rapper Francis Magalona, 44, passed away Friday.
On in March 6, 2009, it was reported that Francis Magalona died at 12:00 noon that day, due to acute myelogenous leukemia.
Master Rapper succumbed to acute myelogenous leukemia at 12:00 noon that day, a few days after his fourth Chemotherapy and a few days before his supposed Stem Cell transplant.. The announcement was first made on the variety show Eat Bulaga, of which Magalona had been a host, after which a short tribute to the artist was aired. A minute of prayer was also observed in remembrance of Mr. Magalona in the noontime TV show Wowwowwee with host Willie Revillame leading the prayer.
Vic Sotto confirmed the news over GMA’s noontime show Eat Bulaga and asked for a minute of prayer for the eternal repose of the singer-composer’s soul.
Magalona’s battle with leukemia was made public last year. In a public statement last April 14, he admitted he was battling with the malady.
A blood drive was subsequently announced for the singer.
The 44-year-old singer-composer told the Philippine Entertainment Portal last December 2008 that he survived a delicate medical condition days before he was dispatched from a hospital.
“Akala ko kasi magki-Christmas ako sa ospital, e, [I thought I would spend Christmas in the hospital] because I had a very, very, very close brush with death last December 4. I went into septic shock and it was a very scary moment,” he said in an earlier interview.
It was announced last year that Magalona was scheduled for a bone marrow transplant.
“My doctor said I’m in remission right now after my third chemo cycle. So, my next move would be to do the bone marrow transplant and I’m very happy to announce that I was able to find a match. One of my sisters from the States we have the same tissue typing so she would be my donor,” he added. – Amita O. Legaspi and Mark Joseph Ubalde, GMANews.TV.
I was very disturb on how Slumdog Millionaire receive comments, Critic. for i personally watch the Movie and I was very impressed dont expect Angelina Jolie, Brad Piit, Kate Winslet or any hollywood star on this, A Movie with Less Cinematography effects, but Movie got it all, Nice Plot. I just hope Slumdog sweeps the awards again. The movie is much better than other, Mumbai is a good example of misery and sadness topped with hope and joy.
“I think it’s really nice that it will open doors for people to understand that there is a lot of visual appeal to India. I hear a lot of people saying that India has been shown in bad light. But then my logic to everyone is that why is it that somebody comes from outside and makes a film like Gandhi and Slumdog. It becomes internally acceptable. All we can say about it is that it is showing India in a poor light,” said Khan on Sunday evening”MORE
“Milk deserves best picture on itâ€™s own, but the fact that itâ€™s â€œowedâ€ to some extent only helps its case! I think penn will take actor tooâ€¦. (and he deserves it!) Go Milk! Slumdog doesnâ€™t deserve best pic at all! Itâ€™s a great movie – but not NEARLY the caliber necessary for a best pic win. How did the world get this carried away with this movie?” MORE
Again If you cant find it at Official website of Oscar, bottom is a list along with win tallies.
Best motion picture of the year
* Slumdog Millionaire
Performance by an actor in a leading role
* Sean Penn (Milk)
Performance by an actor in a supporting role
* Heath Ledger (The Dark Knight)
Performance by an actress in a leading role
* Kate Winslet (The Reader)
Performance by an actress in a supporting role
* Penelope Cruz (Vicky Cristina Barcelona)
Best animated feature film of the year
Best Documentary Short Subject
* Smile Pinki
Best Short Film (Animated)
* La Maison de Petits Cubes
Best Short Film (Live Action)
* Spielzeugland (Toyland)
Achievement in art direction
* The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Achievement in cinematography
* Slumdog Millionaire, Anthony Dod Mantle
Achievement in costume design
* The Duchess, Michael Oâ€™Connor
Achievement in directing
* Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire)
Best documentary feature
* Man on Wire
Achievement in makeup
* The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Greg Cannom
Achievement in film editing
* Slumdog Millionaire, Chris Dickens
Best foreign language film of the year
* Slumdog Millionaire, A.R. Rahman
* â€œJai Hoâ€ from Slumdog Millionaire (Fox Searchlight), Music by A.R. Rahman, Lyric by Gulzar
Achievement in sound editing
* The Dark Knight, Richard King
Achievement in sound mixing
* Slumdog Millionaire, Ian Tapp, Richard Pryke and Resul Pookutty
Achievement in visual effects
* The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Eric Barba, Steve Preeg, Burt Dalton and Craig Barron
* Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire)
* Dustin Lance Black (Milk)
1. Slumdog Millionaire won 8 Oscars
2. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button won 3 Oscars
3. The Dark Knight won 2 Oscars
4. Milk won 2 Oscars
5. Vicky Cristina Barcelona won 1 Oscar
6. Man on Wire won 1 Oscar
7. The Duchess won 1 Oscar
8. WALL-E won 1 Oscar
9. The Reader won 1 Oscar
10. Departures won 1 Oscar