Saturday, June 19, 2010

Facebook in 2009 Revenues Reached $ 800 million

Facebook financial performance increasingly showing its strength. Facebook in revenue in 2009 reached approximately $ 800 million. In fact, the net income of this social networking site for tens of millions of dollars recorded last year. Facebook in 2009 revenues doubled from the previous year, growth in earnings and revenue that showed how Facebook more and generate money for six year.

As is known, Facebook ranks as the largest social networking site in the world with nearly half a billion users. Thus, it is possible to generate investor interest to release the stock to public (IPO), despite the insistence of IPO firms is not a priority at this time. July last year, Marc Andreessen Facebook Council members said that the company is on track to earn income above $ 500 million.

In September, Facebook said that they were more positive cash flow, so the company can generate enough money to cover operating expenses and capital expenditure needs.Whereas previously, a variety of media to predict revenues reached $ 550 million Facebook to $ 700 million. In fact, two sources say that Facebook revenues in 2009 was $ 700 million to $ 800 million.

Tweets World Cup in 2010 was Still Below the NBA Finals

The World Cup has attracted the attention of Twitter users anywhere in the hemisphere. But who would have thought tweets about the World Cup in 2010 had defeated the NBA finals that took place last Friday. Trend topic about World Cup 2010 could go down a few ranks below the topic of the NBA finals. This downgrade occurred when the Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA Championship.

According to spokesman Sean Garrett Twitter, Twitter measuring tool to see the tweets per second around 3,085, shortly after the Lakers beat the Boston Celtices and retain their victory to-16 time. Sean Garrett explained, record the largest number of tweets before achieved by World Cup match in 2010 when Japan won the match against Cameroon on Monday last. At that time, circulating around 2,940 tweets tweets per second is sent 30 seconds after the goal happen.

Then in the third position, a record number reached 2,928 tweets tweets per second when the match Brazil against North Korea by a score of 2-1. Mexico created goals that produced the game series against South Africa, reaching 2.704 tweets per second. Until now, Twitter has been able to attract the attention of approximately 190 million visitors each month.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

FIFA release an own goal by Daniel Agger

FIFA made a few changes about suicide goalscorer in a duel between the Netherlands vs Denmark at the Soccer City Stadium, Johannesburg, Monday (06/14/2010). FIFA looked at Daniel Agger's first player to score the first suicide in this 2010 World Cup.

Previously, Simon Poulsen's name listed as the perpetrators of the own goal which gave advantage to the Netherlands. He is a "brain" of the creation of goals in the 46th minute, which makes the World Cup team from the Netherlands got a chance to win the inaugural match of allowance for Group E.

The duel ended with the score 2-0. The victory for the team Windmills is preceded by Daniel Agger own goal early in the second half. After the goal, World Cup team from the Netherlands more incentive to conduct attacks on the Denmark goalkeeper, so they can add one more value ahead of the game is over. In the 85th minute, Dirk Kuyt's first ball that rebounds on the goalposts to ensure that the Netherlands won 2-0 and lead the standings.

Monday, June 14, 2010

South Africa was Not Ready Organizes World Cup 2010

High rates of crime and theft cases to teams participating in 2010 World Cup began to worry. They also seemed to start not believing in the local police in maintaining security of personal items when abandoned when practicing or competing. Some teams began to hire private security to keep all their personal equipment. It continues to oversee security duty room of players, coaches, and officials. Thus, the team can quietly do the exercise or compete for their room will be guarded 24 hours.

Previously, cases of theft are the teams to make the World Cup participants are worried and anxious. Chamber of Greece World Cup team has entered a thief, and money from the three players missing. Soon, the thieves also entered the room Uruguay World Cup team and tackle money of 12,000 dollars. Greece and Uruguay, the team had reported to the police. However, they apparently did not get a satisfactory answer. In fact, the police even accuse their own people in the Uruguay team that conduct theft.

Now the World Cup teams in 2010 have now hired private security. This is imitating a lot of South African citizens hired private security because it is more satisfactory service and trustworthy. Security firm hired by several team claimed the World Cup in 2010. They were asked to keep an eye on 2010 World Cup team room so that no thief crashed. Officers Spy Shop, Dave Miller, said it also hired a team from Europe to oversee the 35 rooms of players and coaches.

This shows that public confidence to the international and domestic South African security forces is down. For, indeed very strange if the team room participants can take in World Cup skeleton because they always get rations superketat security. Security seems to continue to be a problem in South Africa. In fact, now the steward had already started the boycott and strike. It happened in Cape Town during the match Italy vs Paraguay.

This 2010 World Cup left a lot of problems, where South Africa is poor countries that are simply not ready for this big event, and many of the visitors who come to South Africa to suffer losses due to theft and robbery.