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NBA Players Big On Social Networking NBA Players Big On Social Networking

NBA players are showing their social networking savvy by utilizing Twitter and Facebook to communicate with each other and to fans about games and their lives. The players are using these platforms to respond to comments from fans about games …

Teenager Sues School Over Facebook Privacy Issue
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A twelve-year-old Minnesota teenager is being punished by teachers at her Minnewaska Area Middle School for criticizing a Hall Monitor for “being mean” to her and for talking about sex with another student on her Facebook page. All of the …

Twitter Photo Costs NBA Player $25,000 Twitter Photo Costs NBA Player $25,000

J.R. Smith, New York Knicks guard definitely regrets posting a sexy photo of woman on his Twitter account Thursday. The semi-nude photograph caught the attention of a large number of his Twitter followers and eventually the National Basketball Association. By …

Penthouse.com CEO Could Run For Congress

Marc Bell is Chief Executive Officer of FriendshipFinder Networks Inc., the company that owns Penthouse and a variety of social networking sites. He’s also considering running for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives as a representative of Palm …

More Proof That Good Ideas Transcend Time And Media More Proof That Good Ideas Transcend Time And Media

I can’t get over this wonderful project Google is doing called, Project Re: Brief. In it, the folks at Google take great advertising from the past and have the original creatives re-look at the big idea and how they might …

Facebook And Twitter Users Asked To Help FBI Facebook And Twitter Users Asked To Help FBI
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Kenneth John Konias Jr. is wanted by the FBI and they are using social media to track him down. Korias is a 22-year old Pennsylvania man who is wanted for the murder of an armored car employee, 31-year old Michael …

167 Liquor Stores Up For Auction Online 167 Liquor Stores Up For Auction Online

It won’t be on eBay, but this online auction is getting much attention in the Pacific Northwest. An online auction was launched yesterday for 167 state-run liquor stores in Washington State. Thanks to voters who passed the initiative last November, …

Google Helps Give New Life To Iconic Coke Ad Google Helps Give New Life To Iconic Coke Ad
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I just saw the most amazing story about advertising and want to share it with all of you. In celebration of digital advertising turning 18, Google is championing a project that asks a very interesting thought-provoking question about classic advertising …

Facebook Still Used As Hunting Ground For Predators Facebook Still Used As Hunting Ground For Predators

Communication has never been easier and more available to everyone. Social media is becoming a part of most of our daily lives. The more we use platforms like Twitter and Facebook, the more familiar and friendly it becomes for us …

Online Video Captures Assad Man Defecting

Abdo Husameddine, Syria’s Deputy Oil Minister, announced his defection in an online video. Husameddine is the highest ranking official to leave President Bashar Assad’s regime since the country’s uprising last year. The Deputy Oil Minister explained he was defecting due …

Content More Memorable When Shared By Close Friends Content More Memorable When Shared By Close Friends

Data suggests that content and ideas online spread most effectively through large numbers of people sharing with small groups. There is little supporting data to prove that influencers are the best way to go viral and share information online. The …

Content Experience In Cars Could Drive Apple
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No, Apple isn’t getting into the car business. Yet. But it is believed that the Cupertino-based company may be working on the development of an in-dash system for the automotive industry. A Chinese headhunting firm was recently hired by Apple …

Justice Department Warns Apple And Publishers Justice Department Warns Apple And Publishers

Warnings have been given to Apple and five of the biggest United States publishers by the Justice Department. Lawsuits are pending for the alleged collusion of the companies named to raise the price of electronic books. The five publishers facing …

Amazon Plans To Launch Two Tablets In 2012 Amazon Plans To Launch Two Tablets In 2012

It’s still early in the year and already things are looking up for people interested in a new tablet before the end of 2012. Amazon has plans for the second half of the year to launch two new tablets. The …

New iPad TV Spot Focuses On Retina Display New iPad TV Spot Focuses On Retina Display

Well it’s no “1984″ but then again that was a sixty-second piece of advertising history that is considered by many in the advertising industry to be the greatest television commercial ever created for the greatest brand ever launched. It ran …

Disney’s Epic Mickey Creator Gets Lifetime Achievement Award

Warren Spector, Deus Ex game director and producer and Disney Epic Mickey creator will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to the art and science of gaming at the 12th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards. The Game Developers …

New Apple Logo Speculated After Launch New Apple Logo Speculated After Launch

At the end of Apple’s huge media launch event yesterday, a new Apple logo was broadcast on the huge screen behind CEO Timothy D. Cook as he left the stage. The logo still looked like the iconic brand’s unmistakeable apple …

Google To Revolutionize The Living Room Google To Revolutionize The Living Room
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Google is set to get out of the TV set-top box business it will be inheriting from Motorola Mobility before the 12.5 billion deal even closes. The deal is somewhat counter to what Google CEO Larry Page may have had …

Zazoom And blinkx Partner To Deliver More Video Zazoom And blinkx Partner To Deliver More Video

What happens when the world’s largest, most advanced video search engine (give you a hint: blinkx) and the parent company of the popular video brand Buzz60 (yeah, you knew it: Zazoom) decide to team up and form a partnership? Good …

Fat, Broke, Bald Man Shares Secret To Seducing Women Fat, Broke, Bald Man Shares Secret To Seducing Women

A guest on the Howard Stern Radio Show revealed to a nationwide audience for the first time his secrets about seducing women. Known as the “Craigslist Conqueror“, Aaron Smith claims his secrets should be known by all men. “Men grow …

Dad Shoots Daughter’s Laptop Over Facebook
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In Albermarle, North Carolina, a fed-up father took his frustrations out on his daughter’s laptop after reading her Facebook page. On Wednesday, Tommy Jordan shot and killed his daughter Hannah’s laptop in a domestic tit-for-tat battle he and his 15-year-old …

Apple Jumps Google As World’s Most Valuable Brand Apple Jumps Google As World’s Most Valuable Brand

According to the latest findings from the BrandFinance Global 500 (to be launched on March 19th), Apple will be named the world’s most valuable brand leaping over second place finisher Google. The Cupertino based corporation has achieved the highest ever …

Top 12 Cities For IT Jobs In 2012

If you’re looking for a new or better job in the IT industry here’s some great news. There is hope for those who want to work somewhere other than Silicon Valley. According to the latest research done by Modis, the …

Audi A3 Allows Internet Access On The Go Audi A3 Allows Internet Access On The Go

The new A3 from Audi is nearly identical to the 2012 A3, at least as far as length and height, but it will be slightly wider and will feature a longer wheelbase. The weight of the A3 has been very …