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WordPress.com Bloggers Get ‘Press Publish’ Event Series WordPress.com Bloggers Get ‘Press Publish’ Event Series

Automattic, the company behind WordPress and WordPress.com, announced the launch of a new event series called Press Publish. This will give bloggers the chance to learn and network with so-called WordPress.com experts. “These events will focus on inspiration and tools …

‘The End of Power’ Enjoys a Big Mark Zuckerberg Bump ‘The End of Power’ Enjoys a Big Mark Zuckerberg Bump

As an writer, there probably wasn’t much that was more thrilling than seeing that “Oprah’s Book Club” sticker printed on your book. Of course, a Pulitzer or a National Book Award would be nice – but that Oprah seal of …

Teen Battling Cancer Gets ‘Doggie’ Well Wishes Thanks to Viral Facebook Event Teen Battling Cancer Gets ‘Doggie’ Well Wishes Thanks to Viral Facebook Event

If you’re wondering why some of your Facebook friends are posting pictures of their dogs to some kid named Anthony, here’s why. 16-year-old Anthony Lyons has acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and he’s currently undergoing rounds of chemotherapy at the Phoenix Children’s …

Facebook Privacy Hoax Returns to Dupe the Highly Dupable Facebook Privacy Hoax Returns to Dupe the Highly Dupable

Don’t be the guy who posts that completely useless privacy notice on Facebook … again. Hey, better safe than sorry, right? Wrong. Just say no. A hoax as old as any (and there are a lot inside the Facebook bubble) …

Mark Zuckerberg Pulls an Oprah, Launches Facebook Book Club Mark Zuckerberg Pulls an Oprah, Launches Facebook Book Club

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has decided on his challenge for the new year, and it involves books. A lot of them. For the past few years, Zuckerberg has made a point to publicly challenge himself to try something new. One …

Reddit Had 71.25 Billion Pageviews In 2014 Reddit Had 71.25 Billion Pageviews In 2014

We’ve seen a lot of year-end posts from most of the major Internet companies, but only now are we getting something for reddit. This one is interesting because it actually includes stats for the site. Here’s what reddit is reporting …

Mark Zuckerberg Wants Your Idea For His 2015 Personal Challenge Mark Zuckerberg Wants Your Idea For His 2015 Personal Challenge

Each year, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg undertakes a personal challenge. Past challenges have included: wearing a tie every day; being a vegetarian (or only eating meat he killed himself); writing a thank you note each day to someone who “made …

Twitter Looks At Top New Year’s Resolutions Twitter Looks At Top New Year’s Resolutions

We’ve already seen Twitter’s dive into the most discussed topics of the year, as well as a third-party look at the most discussed news items on Twitter. Now Twitter is looking ahead to the new year. “Throughout 2014, we saw …

Here’s What The Internet Looked Like In 2014 Here’s What The Internet Looked Like In 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, it’s time to look back at what the year brought, and what people were interested in. What better way to do that than to look at the lists provided by the major Internet services …

Infographic Looks At Most Tweeted About News Of 2014 Infographic Looks At Most Tweeted About News Of 2014

Twitter is often the first place we turn when we want to know what people are saying about current events. While it doesn’t have the user base that Facebook does, it does have a wealth of real time information from …

Facebook Will Probably Continue to Pump Out Standalone Apps Facebook Will Probably Continue to Pump Out Standalone Apps

You know how you used to be able to use Facebook Messenger and Facebook proper on the same app – the main Facebook app – until the company decided that people needed a standalone app just for Messenger? Well, that …

StumbleUpon Names Best Stumbles Of 2014 StumbleUpon Names Best Stumbles Of 2014

StumbleUpon often sends out emails to users alerting them of popular content it thinks they’ll be interested in. Now, the company has been sending out an email with the “4 Best Stumbles of 2014″. In fact, within the email it …

Facebook Apologizes For Inconsiderate App Facebook Apologizes For Inconsiderate App

I’m sure you’ve seen it by now. Facebook has been giving users a feature that lets them look back on their year, and share that experience with their friends. The feature selects what Facebook’s algorithms deem to be the highlights …

Facebook Gives Pages Featured Video Feature Facebook Gives Pages Featured Video Feature

Facebook has been testing a new design for the Videos section of Pages. This is reportedly expected to roll out to all Pages in the coming weeks. The new look, first reported by TechCrunch (via AllFacebook), puts a “Featured” video …

YouTube Gives Its 2014 Year In Review In Playlists YouTube Gives Its 2014 Year In Review In Playlists

YouTube recently gave us a look at the top ads of the year. Then the YouTube Trends team gave us their top picks for videos of the year. Now, YouTube is giving us the 2014 Year in Review. This review …

Facebook Wants Page Owners To Talk About Holidays Facebook Wants Page Owners To Talk About Holidays

Facebook is reportedly telling some Page admins to tell their fans what they’re up to for the holidays. AllFacebook shows a screenshot of the box that pops up. The box says: “Celebrate the Holiday Season. Share a post about what …

YouTube Trends Team Picks Best Of 2014 YouTube Trends Team Picks Best Of 2014

Google’s YouTube Trends team is sharing its picks for the best videos of the year. Seven members have compiled playlists to give us a look back. “Here at YouTube Trends HQ, when we weren’t logging “Ice Bucket” views, watching PSY …

Twitter Gives Analytics Access To iPhone Users Twitter Gives Analytics Access To iPhone Users

Twitter opened up its analytics offering to all users back in the summer, giving people a better look at the engagement surrounding any given tweet. This was only for the desktop, however. Now, some are starting to be able to …

Sony Goes After Twitter For User Tweets About Hacked Emails Sony Goes After Twitter For User Tweets About Hacked Emails

Sony appears to be trying to sue just about anybody it can, who as anything to do with sharing materials from its now famously hacked emails. This includes news organizations, Twitter users, and now Twitter. Vice’s Motherboard reports that it …

‘The Interview’: NYC Comedians Plan a Live Read ‘in the Name of Free Speech’ ‘The Interview’: NYC Comedians Plan a Live Read ‘in the Name of Free Speech’

Who knows when you’ll get to see The Interview? Last week Sony execs decided to cave to vague, terroristic threats and postpone the release of the Seth Rogen/James Franco comedy indefinitely. According to reports, Sony was not alone in its …

Reddit Introduces Reddit Notes To Give Back To Community Reddit Introduces Reddit Notes To Give Back To Community

Back in September, reddit announced that it raised a $50 Million round of funding. At the time, then-CEO Yishan Wong said reddit was thinking about creating a cryptocurrency and making it backed by those shares of the company, and then …