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Pew: Half Of U.S. Facebook Users Use It To Get News Pew: Half Of U.S. Facebook Users Use It To Get News

The Pew Research Center, in collaboration with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, has put out a study about the role of news on Facebook, finding that about half of U.S. adult Facebook users (47%) get news from …

What’s Going On With Shailene Woodley? What’s Going On With Shailene Woodley?

Young actress Shailene Woodley first stole our hearts and our sympathies in her role as a pregnant teenager named Amy Juergens on a popular show about the complications of teen parenthood. No, not that other crappy show about teen parenthood, but …

Brandel Chamblee Apologizes for Calling Tiger Woods a Cheater Brandel Chamblee Apologizes for Calling Tiger Woods a Cheater
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Don’t insinuate that Tiger Woods is a cheater, because that just might land you with a lawsuit threat. After Golf Channel analyst Brandel Chamblee questioned Woods’ ethics in an October 15 column, he found himself the recipient of a lot …

LinkedIn LinkedInifies Your Email With Intro LinkedIn LinkedInifies Your Email With Intro

LinkedIn unveiled a new email-related product called Intro today, making use of last year’s acquisition of Rapportive. Basically what it does is show you information about people you receive emails from so you can get a better idea of who …

Drunk Driver Who Confessed to Killing Man on YouTube Gets 6.5 Years Drunk Driver Who Confessed to Killing Man on YouTube Gets 6.5 Years
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A 22-year-old man who famously confessed, via YouTube video, to killing a 61-year-old man while drunk driving has been sentenced to six and a half years in prison. “It should have been me instead of an innocent man. I vow …

Twitter Tops Facebook Among Teens In Popularity Survey Twitter Tops Facebook Among Teens In Popularity Survey
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Despite claims from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg that teens aren’t losing interest in the social network, a new study suggests that Twitter has become the most important network for teens as Facebook declines in popularity. The study comes from Piper …

Facebook Clarifies Policy on Graphic Content Facebook Clarifies Policy on Graphic Content
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Facebook says that when it comes to graphic, violent content posted on the site, they’re going to start taking a more “holistic” approach. We told you earlier this week that Facebook had reversed a months-old policy that banned all sorts …

The Walking Dead Meets The Monster Mash For Halloween The Walking Dead Meets The Monster Mash For Halloween

User-generated mash-ups and remixes are good for the soul, and when they do a great job of capitalizing on the seasonal holiday of the moment, all the better. Furthermore, when you pick a popular subject matter, one that is also …

Dolly Parton Tweets About Vehicle Accident Dolly Parton Tweets About Vehicle Accident

Whew! The beloved country singer Dolly Parton has finally released a tweet after she was involved in a vehicle accident on October 21st between 11 a.m. and noon. On the morning of the accident, Parton was being driven by her …

Foursquare Launches New Homepage Foursquare Launches New Homepage
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Foursquare is rolling out a new version of Foursquare.com to bring some more features to the browser. The new site shows suggestions for what’s nearby based on the time of day. “Our new homepage is smart enough to know that …

Katy Perry Talks New Album and John Mayer Katy Perry Talks New Album and John Mayer

Singer Katy Perry is speaking up about her latest and seemingly-vulnerable album Prism. Previously flowing through the rumor circuit was that one of the songs from the album, a song entitled “Unconditionally”, is about her on-and-off relationship with the infamous-for-being-difficult …

Facebook Reveals How To Increase Referral Traffic By Over 80% Facebook Reveals How To Increase Referral Traffic By Over 80%
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Facebook has some new advice on how to get more traffic out of your Facebook Page. Post more frequently. Yep, so simple. But there must be a little more to it than that, right? Do you believe posting more frequently …

Lionfish Invasion: Recipe for Revenge Lionfish Invasion: Recipe for Revenge

There have been many reports about the out-of-control lion fish population in the Atlantic ocean along the east coast. The lionfish grows up to 18 inches long. Lionfish are skilled hunters known to eat just about anything they can fit …

Lady Gaga and R. Kelly Do Sexy Collaboration Lady Gaga and R. Kelly Do Sexy Collaboration
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Lady Gaga, the weird lady of pop, has done a collaboration with the notable-for-all-the-wrong-reasons R&B singer R. Kelly. The two have come together to create a song entitled ‘Do What You Want’, which will be a component of Gaga’s new …

Kelly Clarkson Marries Brandon Blackstock Kelly Clarkson Marries Brandon Blackstock

Sorry boys, Kelly Clarkson is off the market! Clarkson confirmed her marriage to Brandon Blackstock, via Twitter, on Monday along with pictures of the wedding. The first ever “American Idol” announced her engagement to Blackstock, her managers son and the …

Facebook Gives Publishers ‘Stories to Share’ Tool Facebook Gives Publishers ‘Stories to Share’ Tool

Facebook announced today that it is giving media organizations a new tool on their Facebook Pages, suggesting content from their sites that they may wish to share with their followers. Right now, the “Stories to Share” feature is only being …

Facebook Reverses Ban on Graphic Beheading Videos [UPDATED] Facebook Reverses Ban on Graphic Beheading Videos [UPDATED]
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UPDATE: Facebook confirmed that users can share these types of videos as long as they’re not encouraging the activity, and a spokesperson also told me that the company is working on ways to give users more ways to control the …

Facebook Down for Some, Users Unable to Post, Like, Comment, Etc. Facebook Down for Some, Users Unable to Post, Like, Comment, Etc.

Facebook is experiencing issues that are preventing many users from using many aspects of the service, including status updates, liking, commenting, and more. A quick search of Twitter reveals that the issue is widespread, and the hashtag #facebookdown is trending …

Maroon 5 Discovered Amazing Photographer Rosie Hardy Maroon 5 Discovered Amazing Photographer Rosie Hardy
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When Rosie Hardy, just a sweet girl of 15 at the time, was in search for the perfect MySpace picture for her own page, she never could have imagined that search would lead to where it has today. She is, …

Facebook for iOS Gets Post Editing, Photo Comments, and More Facebook for iOS Gets Post Editing, Photo Comments, and More
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Facebook has just launched an update to their iOS app that brings post editing, photo comments, and more to the experience. First up, and most importantly (in the eyes of most, I’m sure), you can now edit both your posts …

Facebook Teens Get New Privacy Settings Facebook Teens Get New Privacy Settings

Teenagers will have more sharing options when it comes to Facebook after the company had decided to change privacy settings. Their comments, updates and photos can now appear to the public. While this may seem like good news for them, …