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Why Hasn’t Twitter Launched A TweetDeck-like Interface? Why Hasn’t Twitter Launched A TweetDeck-like Interface?

Last week, Twitter launched a redesign for TweetDeck. The biggest change was the color. It switched to a lighter one. They also added a new way to switch themes and the ability to change your font. Twitter bought TweetDeck last …

Pinterest Adds User Blocking, Reporting Features Pinterest Adds User Blocking, Reporting Features
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Pinterest announced today that it has added new controls for people to block and report users. There is a “block user” feature, which can be accessed on an individual’ profile by hovering over the small flag icon on the right-hand …

Robert Labranche (Bizzle) Dies at 37, Miami Rapper Robert Labranche (Bizzle) Dies at 37, Miami Rapper
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Fans of the well-known hip-hop artist “Bizzle” mourn today as they receive news that rapper Robert Labranche has died, due to a shooting at a local car wash. Robert Labranche did not have a pleasant upbringing. The majority of the …

Herman Melville Gets The Google Doodle Treatment Herman Melville Gets The Google Doodle Treatment
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Herman Melville, the author of Moby-Dick, is the subject of a new Google. Actually the book itself is really the subject, as a mouse-over indicates (not to mention the image itself), but if you click on the doodle, you’re taken …

Project Eternity Becomes Most Funded Video Game On Kickstarter Project Eternity Becomes Most Funded Video Game On Kickstarter
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Last month, Obsidian Entertainment tried their hand at Kickstarter with Project Eternity. It was being billed as a return to old school RPG design philosophies that would hold true to the gameplay style of classics like Baldur’s Gate. It was …

Nick Offerman Wants You to Pay to See His Nips (and Benefit Autism Groups) Nick Offerman Wants You to Pay to See His Nips (and Benefit Autism Groups)
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Man’s man Nick Offerman learned from Harvey Kietel that the only sure way to make money is to show your penis. With that in mind, he’s decided to strip for charity. Little by little. The viral campaign comes as a …

Twitter Under Fire in France Over Anti-Semitic Hashtag Twitter Under Fire in France Over Anti-Semitic Hashtag
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If you know Twitter, you know that there are plenty of racist, discriminatory, and downright unsavory tweets floating around. When you give millions of people the ability to say whatever they want with a few flicks of their thumbs, it’s …

Google Drive Plays Nicer With Microsoft Word And Excel Google Drive Plays Nicer With Microsoft Word And Excel

Google announced that it has released some updates for import/export for Microsoft Word and Excel files to and from Google Drive. “Now, when converting a Microsoft Excel file to a Google spreadsheet, you’ll be able to import embedded pictures – …

Pink Loses 55 Pounds…And Reveals How Pink Loses 55 Pounds…And Reveals How
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Pink, who has been notoriously chisled since she first came onto the music scene, revealed over the summer that she gained a whopping 55 pounds of baby weight and that, since giving birth to daughter Willow last June, has had …

Etsy Had Nearly 1.5 Billion Pageviews In September (And People Are Buying More Stuff) Etsy Had Nearly 1.5 Billion Pageviews In September (And People Are Buying More Stuff)
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Etsy revealed a handful of stats about its business today. For one, the ecommerce site saw 1.42 billion pageviews during the month of September. After refunds and cancellations, the Etsy community sold $76.8 million worth of goods during the month, …

Facebook’s Mobile App Install Ads Are Now Available To Everyone Facebook’s Mobile App Install Ads Are Now Available To Everyone
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Earlier this morning, we reported on some test images that show Facebook’s new mobile app install ads. These are the same mobile ads for apps that were made available through a beta back in August. It’s pretty clear that they …

Flavor Flav Arrested For Assault With Deadly Weapon Flavor Flav Arrested For Assault With Deadly Weapon

Former Public Enemy member and reality star Flavor Flav was arrested early this morning on a domestic violence charge after an argument with his fiancee’s teenage son turned ugly. Flav–whose real name is William Drayton Jr.–lives in Las Vegas with …

Cholesterol Levels Dropping Among Americans, Study Says Cholesterol Levels Dropping Among Americans, Study Says

While Americans continue to grow obese, a new analysis of U.S. health data shows that between 1988 and 2010, average cholesterol levels for U.S. adults have been declining. The study, published this week in The Journal of the American Medical …

Here’s What Google Thinks About Article Marketing, Widgets, Footers And Themes Here’s What Google Thinks About Article Marketing, Widgets, Footers And Themes
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Google’s Matt Cutts has released a new Webmaster Help video. In this one, he is answering a question submitted by himself: What is Google’s current thinking about getting links from article marketing, widgets, footers, themes, etc.? The current thinking, he …

iPad Mini Release Date Will Be November 2nd [RUMOR] iPad Mini Release Date Will Be November 2nd [RUMOR]

We know for a fact that Apple will be holding a press event next Tuesday, October 23rd. The company just sent out their official invitations, which features the top of the famous apple logo set on a multi-colored background. “We’ve …

Stun Gun On Blind Man: Wrong Place, Wrong Time Stun Gun On Blind Man: Wrong Place, Wrong Time
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Uk police officers are apologetic today after using a stun gun to subdue what they thought was a dangerous, sword-wielding man and was actually a blind individual carrying a cane. The officers say they were responding to numerous reports of …

Honey Boo Boo Reading Christopher Walken Lines Honey Boo Boo Reading Christopher Walken Lines
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Last week, Christopher Walken teamed up with Sam Rockwell and Colin Ferrell–his “Seven Psychopaths” co-stars–to read lines from the enormously popular TLC show “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo”, to the great amusement of pretty much everyone. Now, “The Screen Junkies …

Jim Boykin (Internet Marketing Ninjas) Buys WebmasterWorld Forum Jim Boykin (Internet Marketing Ninjas) Buys WebmasterWorld Forum
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WebmasterWorld and Pubcon founder Brett Tabke has sold WebmsaterWorld to Jim Boykin, who runs Internet Marketing Ninjas. The announcement was made today at PubCon, which Tabke will continue to run. “Internet Marketing Ninjas, led by company founder Jim Boykin, is …

The Internet Is Still Slowly Gaining Speed Around The World The Internet Is Still Slowly Gaining Speed Around The World
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The Internet is constantly evolving around the world. The speed at which it’s evolving, however, is an entirely different story. It’s this evolution that has proven to be one of the more interesting things to watch as world moves towards …

PlayStation Store Redesign Launches in Europe PlayStation Store Redesign Launches in Europe
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For once, Europe and Australia aren’t behind North America in the gaming world. Sony today released the redesigned PlayStation Store for Playstation 3 in Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. Those in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Brazil will have to …

Facebook Tests Star Ratings, “Install Now” Button in Mobile Ads for Apps Facebook Tests Star Ratings, “Install Now” Button in Mobile Ads for Apps

In early August, Facebook made their new App Center available for all users worldwide. And just a few days later, they announced new mobile ads for apps that allows developers to pay to give their apps just a little bit …

Isis Mobile Wallet App is Available – For a Few Isis Mobile Wallet App is Available – For a Few

Isis, the mobile wallet technology that AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile have sunk millions of dollars into over the past year was delayed past its originally planned launch. This week, the service has finally launched – sort of. According to a …

Larry Page Talks Social Signals In Search Larry Page Talks Social Signals In Search

Google CEO Larry Page spoke this week at Zeitgeist Americas 2012. You can watch the whole video here. Towards the end of the nearly 40-minute talk, an audience member from the Google Science Fair asked him about social signals in …

Microsoft Acquires Marketing Software Provider MarketingPilot Microsoft Acquires Marketing Software Provider MarketingPilot

Microsoft has acquired marketing software company MarketingPilot. Microsoft says it has a vision for integrated marketing solutions that aligns with its own. “We are excited to join the Microsoft team,” says MarketingPilot CEO Ken Kornbluh. “We think it will be …