Facebook says membership has grown to 750 million

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, left, and Skype’s Tony Bates announce a deal to include Skype’s video conferencing into Facebook’s social network. PALO ALTO, Calif. — For months, Facebook was uncharacteristically quiet about its membership growth. Whispers among those who closely follow the social-networking giant reached full-throated debate a few weeks ago, with word that Facebook’s numbers

Google Nixes Realtime Search: Google+ Redesign Axes Twitter Integration

Google has apparently killed off its Realtime search feature, or disabled it for a while, at the very least. Google’s recently unveiled social network, Google+, brought a host of changes with it, including a cleaner-looking user interface. An unexpected casualty of these changes may be Google’s Realtime search, developed to integrate real-time data from Twitter