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  • Klout Determines Social Rank, Lands US $8.5M in Funding

    If you're wondering what it'll take to make it in 2011's Social Web circle, turn to Klout. The online influence measuring company is one of the first to be funded this year by the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers sFund  ("social" + "fund"), a US$ 250 million dollar social

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  • The Social Web in 2011 and Beyond

    There's no denying that the social Web is changing the world. Every arena from business to casual communication is being intimately rearranged by collaborative technology. Subsequently, it is more important now that ever before to consider how we can successfully guide our lives into an age of total information awareness and connectivity.

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  • Facebook, Amazon Contribute to New Venture Fund for Social Web Development

    How big is the future of Social Web? According to Facebook, Amazon, Zynga  and venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, at least US$ 250 million dollars big. The high-profile investors launched what they're calling the sFund at Facebook's headquarters on Thursday.  It's All About the Entrepreneurs (left to right: KPCB partner John Doerr, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Zynga CEO Mark Pincus, KPCB partner Bing Gordon) "If you're

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