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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.
Mark Zuckerberg Q&A To Be Streamed Mark Zuckerberg Q&A To Be Streamed

As previously reported, Mark Zuckerberg will soon participate in another live Q&A session. He recently held one, and talked about a variety of headline-making items. The next one will be next week. Facebook previously said this about it: We’ve got …

Netflix Announces Original Nina Simone Documentary Netflix Announces Original Nina Simone Documentary

Netflix has really been making a name for itself when it comes to acquiring and releasing high-quality documentary features. In fact, thanks to the service, people have never had such easy access to such a plethora of this kind of …

StumbleUpon Announces New Content Program #StumbleBloggers StumbleUpon Announces New Content Program #StumbleBloggers

StumbleUpon announced the launch of a new content program called #StumbleBloggers, which it says will gather fresh pages and sites from bloggers and leverage StumbleUpon’s platforms and tools to feature the best posts from participating sites. Sites can submit their …

Netflix May Have Its Jessica Jones And Luke Cage Netflix May Have Its Jessica Jones And Luke Cage

Thursday saw some big news in the Marvel world, particularly with Ryan Reynolds being named as Deadpool in an upcoming film and Benedict Cumberbatch being named as Doctor Strange. As you may know, Netflix has a few original series from …

FTC Doesn’t Like When You Ask Employees To Tweet Promotional Content Without Disclosure FTC Doesn’t Like When You Ask Employees To Tweet Promotional Content Without Disclosure

Ad agencies may want to steer clear of asking employees to post positive messages about clients without disclosing their affiliation with campaigns. The Federal Trade Commission may not take too kindly to it. Last week, Sony Computer Entertainment America reached …

Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change. We’ve got …

Uber Raises New $1.2 Billion Round Of Funding Uber Raises New $1.2 Billion Round Of Funding

Uber is trying to put that whole PR fiasco it had to deal with last week behind it. The company is now dominating headlines for announcing that it has raised a new $1.2 billion round of funding, so it’s definitely …

Netflix Original Documentary ‘Virunga’ Getting Oscar Buzz Netflix Original Documentary ‘Virunga’ Getting Oscar Buzz

Last year, Netflix Original documentary The Square was getting a lot of Oscar buzz, and it ultimately got a nomination, though it didn’t win the award. It did acquire The Lady in Number 6, which won the documentary short category. …

Google Drops Apps Search Lab Feature From Gmail Google Drops Apps Search Lab Feature From Gmail

Back in 2010, Google launched an App Search lab feature in Gmail, enabling users to bring up content from Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides in their Gmail searches. Given that Gmail search just does this on its own now, the …

Facebook’s Slingshot Changes Direction Facebook’s Slingshot Changes Direction

Back in June, Facebook launched a new app called Slingshot. It was pretty silly, and was the subject of a great deal of ridicule. The whole concept of the app was that you and your friends could send picture messages …

Alabama Bill To Be Named After Tim Cook Alabama Bill To Be Named After Tim Cook

In October, Tim Cook penned a piece for Bloomberg Buisnessweek in which he publicly came out as gay. Now, it appears that an anti-discrimination bill in Alabama is to be named after him. Reuters reports: Democratic state Representative Patricia Todd, …

Netflix Shares Clip From Nick Offerman Special Netflix Shares Clip From Nick Offerman Special

As reported last week, Netflix is about to get a new stand-up special from Nick Offerman. It’s called American Ham, and it premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in January to mostly positive reviews. It’s coming exclusively to Netflix …

Twitter Gives Advertisers Answers Twitter Gives Advertisers Answers

In June, Twitter launched Mobile App Promotion. A bit later, its Crashlytics branch launched Answers, which it described as “mobile analytics you don’t need to analyze”. Later still, Twitter launched its Fabric platform, which includes Answers. In the meantime, Twitter …

Google Consolidates Partner Programs Into One Google for Work and Education Partner Program Google Consolidates Partner Programs Into One Google for Work and Education Partner Program

Google announced that it’s consolidating its partner programs for Apps, Chrome, Cloud Platform, Maps and Search into one big, updated Google for Work and Education Partner Program. According to the company, this will enable partners to “better sell, service and …

Time: Zuckerberg Irritated By Tim Cook Comments Time: Zuckerberg Irritated By Tim Cook Comments

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who was Time’s Person of the Year in 2010, is on the cover again for the latest issue as he continues his quest to connect the world. Among the topics he discusses in the cover story …

Bing Ads Campaign Planner Gets An Update Bing Ads Campaign Planner Gets An Update

Microsoft announced the launch of a new version of its Campaign Planner tool for the holidays. The tool, which was first released in September, has new features for vertical and product trends, keyword research and competitive insights. “Campaign Planner’s search …

Google+ Now Lets You Pin Posts Too Google+ Now Lets You Pin Posts Too

You can now pin Google+ posts to the top of your profile or brand page. Such a feature has been available on Twitter and Facebook for quite some time, but now Google’s not-dead social network will enable you to do …

Square Launches Caviar App For iOS Square Launches Caviar App For iOS

Back in August, Square announced its acquisition of San Francisco-based food delivery service Caviar. Now the company has launched a new iOS app for it. Dishes from your city's best restaurants, now at your fingertips. Introducing the Caviar app: http://t.co/4ogTKScgkt …

Amazon Elements Is About More Than Diapers Amazon Elements Is About More Than Diapers

Amazon just announced the launch of Amazon Elements, a new line of “premium, everyday essentials with transparent origins.” On the surface, the announcement just sounds like Amazon is offering its own line of products, which so far includes diapers and …

Is Social Media Very Good For Ecommerce Conversions? Is Social Media Very Good For Ecommerce Conversions?

Social media might not be all that great for ecommerce. At least not yet. Sure, it’s wonderful for branding and general marketing, but as far as getting actual conversions, the channel is severely lacking, according to some sources. Do you …

Yahoo Sees 3x Jump In Firefox Searches With Browser Update Yahoo Sees 3x Jump In Firefox Searches With Browser Update

As you may know, Yahoo recently entered a five-year partnership with Mozilla to see Yahoo Search become the default search experience in Firefox. This is a big deal in search because the browser has had Google in this spot for …

Facebook: Mobile Like Button Is Doing Well For Apps Facebook: Mobile Like Button Is Doing Well For Apps

At its f8 developer conference back in April, Facebook announced the mobile like button for apps, enabling people to like in-app content with a tap. Today, Facebook provided an update on its usage. The button was available for iOS initially, …

Google Still Working On Kid Versions Of Its Products Google Still Working On Kid Versions Of Its Products

Earlier this year news came out that Google was looking at catering to a whole new market – kids under thirteen years old. The Wall Street Journal reported at the time that the company was working on a new system …

Tumblr Gets A Buy Button, Partners With Etsy, Artsy, Kickstarter, DoSomething Tumblr Gets A Buy Button, Partners With Etsy, Artsy, Kickstarter, DoSomething

Tumblr is the latest social media platform to add a buy button enabling users to purchase items from posts. As you may know, such a feature is currently being tested by both Facebook and Twitter. Tumblr has partnered with Etsy, …