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Chris Crum has been a part of the WebProNews team and the iEntry Network of B2B Publications since 2003. Follow Chris on Twitter, on StumbleUpon, on Pinterest and/or on Google: +Chris Crum.
Johnny Cash Talks Long Hair And Dying In ‘Lost Interview’ Johnny Cash Talks Long Hair And Dying In ‘Lost Interview’

PBS Digital Studios’ Blank on Blank is highlighting a “lost interview” with the legendary Johnny Cash. He was interviewed by Barney Hoskyns in October of 1996. Blank on Blank takes obscure interviews with entertainment icons, and sets them to interesting …

‘Mako Mermaids’ Season 2: Another Production Vlog Released [Netflix Originals] ‘Mako Mermaids’ Season 2: Another Production Vlog Released [Netflix Originals]

The second season of Mako Mermaids, one of the less talked about “Netflix originals,” is currently in production. It began shooting in December. Fans (of which there are apparently plenty) have been treated to a few production vlogs, which Jonathan …

Klout Launches New App For iOS, Android On The Way Klout Launches New App For iOS, Android On The Way

Klout has launched a new iOS app that reflects the major changes to its service it rolled out earlier this year. If you haven’t looked at Klout lately, it has become something of a social news reader that lets you …

Netflix’s ‘Marco Polo’ Begins Production Netflix’s ‘Marco Polo’ Begins Production

We learned about the upcoming Marco Polo series from Netflix last summer, but Netflix formally announced the project earlier this year. The first season will consist of ten episodes. Today, the Weinstein Company announced that production is now underway with …

Twitter Launches New Look And Features For Profiles Twitter Launches New Look And Features For Profiles

Twitter is launching a new look for profile pages, and some new features to go with it. The design features a large image across the top of the screen, even bigger than your Facebook cover photo. New features include Best …

Google Analytics Gets Bulk AdWords Account Linking Google Analytics Gets Bulk AdWords Account Linking

Google announced that it will start letting you link multiple AdWords accounts to Google Analytics all at once in a new effort to make the account linking process more streamlined. As a result, Google says, you’ll have more tightly controlled …

‘Derek’ Season 2: Here’s A Deleted Scene And Outtakes ‘Derek’ Season 2: Here’s A Deleted Scene And Outtakes

It was just announced that Netflix will debut Derek: Season 2 on May 30th after it hits the UK’s Channel 4 on April 23rd. Creator and star Ricky Gervais shared a deleted scene and some outtakes on his Facebook Page: …

Disqus Is Now Including Sponsored Comments Disqus Is Now Including Sponsored Comments

Disqus announced that it has been testing Sponsored Comments for the past month, and that it’s now expanding the new ad unit so that “it’ll be more likely that you come across” one. Here’s what one might look like: If …

An Update (Kind Of) On How Google Handles JavaScript An Update (Kind Of) On How Google Handles JavaScript

The latest Google Webmaster Help video provides an update on where Google is on handling JavaScript and AJAX. Well, an update on where they were nearly a year ago at least. Matt Cutts responds to this question: JavaScript is being …

Twitter Acquires Cover, Keeps It Alive (For Now) Twitter Acquires Cover, Keeps It Alive (For Now)

Cover, an Android lockscreen app, announced that it has been acquired by Twitter. It’s unclear exactly what Twitter intends to do with it, but the app will remain active at least for now. In a blog post (via TechCrunch), the …

‘Derek’ Season 2 Gets Netflix Release Date ‘Derek’ Season 2 Gets Netflix Release Date

The second season of Ricky Gervais’ Derek now has a Netflix release date, and it’s much earlier in the year than the first season’s. The show will return to Netflix on May 30th. Last year’s premiere was in September. The …

Hootsuite Recreates ‘Game Of Thrones’ Title Sequence For Social Networks Hootsuite Recreates ‘Game Of Thrones’ Title Sequence For Social Networks

Hootsuite has a new ad out taking advantage of all the hype around Game of Thrones. It’s a recreation of the show’s title sequence with social networks representing kingdoms. It’s appropriately titled “A Game of Social Thrones”. Not bad. It’s …

Microsoft Is About To End Windows XP Support Microsoft Is About To End Windows XP Support

The final countdown for Windows XP support is upon us (There’s literally a countdown. You can see it here). It’s had a good twelve-year run, but on April 8th, Microsoft will support the OS no more. This means there will …

Can Facebook Win Over Small Business Advertisers? Can Facebook Win Over Small Business Advertisers?

Facebook has over 25 million Pages run by small businesses. Facebook’ s global director of small business Dan Levy announced that stat in November. As organic reach continues to decline for all kinds of Facebook pages, the company is trying …

Microsoft And Yahoo Both Said To Be Working On New Original TV Shows Microsoft And Yahoo Both Said To Be Working On New Original TV Shows

Two reports are circulating this morning indicating that Microsoft and Yahoo are both working (separately) on new original television shows that would follow the high-quality series trend set by Netflix and followed by Amazon and others. Bloomberg is reporting that …

Infographic Shows How Specific Colors Affect Social Media Strategy Infographic Shows How Specific Colors Affect Social Media Strategy

Social Marketing Writing put out a very interesting infographic looking at the effects certain colors can have on your social media marketing campaigns. If you watched the video we shared last week about color’s effects on online shopping behavior, and …

Mozilla Insists CEO Eich Wasn’t Forced Out Mozilla Insists CEO Eich Wasn’t Forced Out

There have been a lot of stories about Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich’s resignation, suggesting that he was fired or forced out by the board. Mozilla has put out an FAQ about the situation, insisting that he was not forced out. …

Report: Business Use Of Live Online Video Will Double By 2016 Report: Business Use Of Live Online Video Will Double By 2016

Ustream and Wainhouse Research recently put out a report predicting that business use of live online video will double by 2016. Yes, in just two years. According to the research, 1.12 billion hours of live business video content was viewed …

LinkedIn Redesigns Groups Landing Home LinkedIn Redesigns Groups Landing Home

LinkedIn has released a new landing page for LinkedIn Groups users to manage their participation and discover new groups. You can access this if you go to “Interests” in the top menu, and then go to “Groups”. The company says …

FTC Has Seen 2,046 Complaints About Yelp In Recent Years FTC Has Seen 2,046 Complaints About Yelp In Recent Years

The FTC disclosed this week that there have been 2,046 complaints filed against Yelp dating from 2008 to March 4th, 2014. While that may seem like a lot, it’s not incredibly shocking given that we see businesses complaining informally about …

Arianna Huffington Gave This Talk At Google Arianna Huffington Gave This Talk At Google

Huffington Post co-founder Arianna Huffington gave an “At Google” talk last week. Google has now uploaded the video for the rest of the world to watch. Huffington talks about her new book Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and …

Bing Launches ‘Knowledge Widget’ For Webmasters, App Linking Bing Launches ‘Knowledge Widget’ For Webmasters, App Linking

Microsoft has launched the Bing Knowledge Widget for webmasters and publishers. It detects and visualizes entities on your webpage, and displays rich info about the entity, providing site visitors with info about the said entities on the page. If they …

Google Moves Forward With App Indexing Google Moves Forward With App Indexing

Last fall, Google began testing app indexing, and released guidelines for webmasters to have Google index deep links within their app. This is so users searching Google from smartphones can get to in-app content (if they have the app installed) …

More Stats On The Facebook Organic Reach Decline More Stats On The Facebook Organic Reach Decline

There’s been a lot of discussion about the widespread drop in organic Facebook Page post reach, and this week, EdgeRank Checker put out some more data to back up the bitter reality for brands. According to its findings (via TechCrunch), …