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Bebo is back as Blab and it’s all about video messaging

Bebo is back as Blab and it’s all about video messaging

By 3 April 2014

Bebo was sold and bought back by its owners and will now be re-branded as Blab, a video sharing social platform. Bebo's British creator Michael Birch sold the social networking site to AOL for $850 million in 2008 and then bought it back for just $1 million... >>

Bebo not the only social network site in trouble

Bebo not the only social network site in trouble

By 13 April 2010

Hitwise has published a ream of statistics on UK internet usage, and it's grim reading for Bebo and MySpace, but good news for Club Penguin and Facebook. Both MySpace and Bebo have slipped considerably in terms of traffic from a peak in mid 2007 of around... >>

Bebo up for sale

Bebo up for sale

By 7 April 2010

AOL is to either sell or close Bebo after paying $850 million dollars for it just 2 years ago, realising that it's just not worth the investment to keep it going.   "Bebo, unfortunately, is a business that has been declining and, as a result, would... >>

BBC iPlayer to get Facebook and Twitter action

BBC iPlayer to get Facebook and Twitter action

By 19 March 2010

Erik Huggers, the BBC's director of Future Media and Technology has said that it is planning to integrate Facebook, Twitter, Bebo and other social networking platforms into a new version of the company's BBC iPlayer; version 3.0 “We are close to launching... >>

Motorola DEXT gets Bebo integration

Motorola DEXT gets Bebo integration

By 12 January 2010

Motorola has announced its relatively new DEXT phone with the MOTOBLUR Android skin is to get Bebo integration. In addition to Facebook, Twitter, Last.fm and Gmail, the integration of Bebo means that users can send and receive updates and alerts to and... >>

Help for parents on cyberbullying

Help for parents on cyberbullying

By 18 November 2009

Stephen Fry reflected yesterday that the Internet is like a city with all the same cultural joys and societal problems of the physical world. So, in many ways, it's of little surprise that bullying is as much a feature of the world wide web as it is of... >>

Archbishop warns of Facebook suicides

Archbishop warns of Facebook suicides

By 3 August 2009

The head of the Catholic Church in England and Wales, Archbishop Vincent Nichols, has warned against children using social networking sites because he says they make teenagers view friendship as a "commodity". He said that the Internet and mobile phones... >>

Samsung announces Bebo partnership

Samsung announces Bebo partnership

By 27 May 2009

Samsung has announced a "strategic partnership" with Bebo, in what's described as the phone co's biggest social networking collaboration ever. The partnership is music-themed with Samsung providing content for the Bebo music homepage, eight monthly live... >>

Social networking sites keep photos once they're deleted

Social networking sites keep photos once they're deleted

By 21 May 2009

A group of security researchers at the University of Cambridge have discovered that some social networking sites keep all the photos you upload and then delete. 16 websites, including Facebook, MySpace, Bebo, Orkut, Blogger and Flickr had pictures uploaded... >>

Bebo helps Collins find teen slang for dictionary

Bebo helps Collins find teen slang for dictionary

By 13 February 2009

HarperCollins has enlisted social networking site Bebo to help it find the most popular teen slang words being used in the UK. The words and their meanings will be published in the 30th anniversary edition of the Collins English Dictionary. A group of... >>


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