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Facebook Stock Up Over 20% Post-Earnings Report Facebook Stock Up Over 20% Post-Earnings Report

It looks like Facebook investors liked what they saw out of Tuesday evening’s Q3 earnings report. As of right now, Facebook stock sits at just under $24 a share, which is up over 4.2 points from close yesterday. For the …

DoubleClick Search Gets New Bid Optimization Features DoubleClick Search Gets New Bid Optimization Features

Google had added some new features to DoubleClick Search Performance Bidding Suite, including ROAS support, weighted conversion support for Target Spend, and a Primary Constraint column. “We know that effective bid optimization starts with clearly defined goals,” the company says …

Nintendo Reports More Losses As 3DS Doesn’t Perform As Expected

Nintendo shocked the world earlier this year by announcing the first annual loss in the company’s history. The loss was attributed to sluggish 3DS sales, but the company had hoped to return to profitability this year. That doesn’t look like …

AdWords Conversion Optimizer and Enhanced CPC Changes To Roll Out In November AdWords Conversion Optimizer and Enhanced CPC Changes To Roll Out In November
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Google will be rolling out some changes to AdWords Conversion Optimizer and Enhanced CPC next month. These include new ad rotation defaults, a “rotate evenly” change, and eligibility for campaigns to switch to “Optimize For Conversions”. In a post on …

Stella Boonshoft Bares Body, Talks Acceptance
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Stella Boonshoft, a college student from New York who recently posted a picture of herself in a bikini on Tumblr, is taking a stand against both bullies and the trend of fat-shaming, in which society views a woman who isn’t …

Google Adds iOS App Download Tracking To AdWords Google Adds iOS App Download Tracking To AdWords

Google announced today that it has launched the ability to track iOS downloads that were driven by in-app display ad campaigns in AdWords. You could already track Android app downloads within AdWords, but this will make for a more complete …

Kindle Paperwhite To Be The First Japanese-Language Kindle Kindle Paperwhite To Be The First Japanese-Language Kindle
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One of the more overlooked announcements from Apple’s event yesterday was that the iBooks now has support for Asian languages. Chinese, Korean and Japanese are all available in native right-to-left format with their own stores to support the titles available …

Man Alive At Own Funeral: Mistaken Identity Leads To Grief
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Imagine being told your son had been shot dead on the job. His body is identified at the morgue. Now imagine holding a wake for him at your home, only to see him walk in, alive and well. That’s what …

Google Launches DoubleClick Bid Manager, Based On Invite Media Google Launches DoubleClick Bid Manager, Based On Invite Media

Google just announced the general availability of DoubleClick Bid Manager, which is based on Invite Media, which Google acquired over two years ago. It’s fully integrated into the DoubleClick Digital Marketing platform. Have a look: “The last few years have …

Google Goes On A Grand Canyon Trek With New Street View Camera System Google Goes On A Grand Canyon Trek With New Street View Camera System

In June, Google unveiled Trekker, a tool designed to capture imagery from Google Maps Street View, which would be unattainable by way of vehicle or even a Street View Trike. It’s basically a backpack with a camera attached to it, …

Drunk Jeff Goldblum Returns for PayPal Ads
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As you may have heard, PayPal unveiled their first-ever national marketing campaign last week, and it stars Jeff Goldblum. There are already a few new ads appearing online, which PayPal says “highlight the renewed focus and passion for creating beautiful …

Ann Coulter Calls Obama “Retard”, Called Out By Special Olympics Athlete
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When Ann Coulter has something to say, chances are she’s going to anger a lot of people. The use of social media allows her to do that very quickly, and when she tweeted some very controversial posts after the most …

Indie Game Developer Finds Success On Appbackr
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Kickstarter has become the go to service for indie game developers looking to fund their next project. Gamers have been more than happy to keep funding these projects with 2012 bringing in more than $50 million in funds. Now there …

New Far Cry 3 Trailer Reveals Hoyt the Tyrant

The holiday gaming season has already begun, but the release of Far Cry 3 still seems far off. The game’s delay to December meant that gamers will be playing Halo 4 and Call of Duty: Black Ops II well before …

People Nearly 7x More Likely to Pay Attention to Dentists Than Online Ads People Nearly 7x More Likely to Pay Attention to Dentists Than Online Ads
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Online advertising does not receive high marks in a new study from Adobe/Edelman Berland. In fact, over 2/3 of consumers say that online ads are just plain annoying, and more than twice as many think that traditional ads are still …

Square Launches In Canada, Marking First International Expansion Square Launches In Canada, Marking First International Expansion

Square announced today that it has launched in Canada, marking its first step into international territory. “Canada is Square’s first market outside the US,” the company says in its announcement. “Over 2 million individuals and businesses can already accept credit …

Autumn Pasquale: Two Teens Arrested For Her Murder
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Autumn Pasquale, 12, was found in a recycling bin this week in Clayton, New Jersey after she was reported missing on Saturday evening. Just 24 hours after her body was discovered, police took two teenage boys–brothers–into custody for her murder. …

Yelp Acquires Qype, Shares Preliminary Q3 Financial Results Yelp Acquires Qype, Shares Preliminary Q3 Financial Results

Yelp has acquired European reviews site Qype. Yelp has acquired all of Qype’s shares, for about €18.6 million and 970,000 shares of Yelp’s Class A common stock, bringing the total purchase price to about $50 million USD. Qype is based …

Halo 4 Gameplay Launch Trailer Awakens the Forerunners

Gamers were rightfully worried when Halo 4 was announced. Bungie, the developers who created the franchise, had completed their Halo trilogy and even thrown in a prequel with Halo Reach. The Ark is destroyed. What more is there to say? …

Eva Longoria Split: Sanchez Is Out

Poor Mark Sanchez. He’s outshined by his backup QB’s reputation on the field, and he doesn’t seem to have much luck in love, either. After dating a string of celebrities–Hayden Panettierre, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, and Kate Upton–he seemed happy with “Desperate …

Sh*t Android Fanboys Say: The Other Side of the Coin

Back in September, we brought you the two-part saga, “Shit Apple Fanatics Say” – eight or so minutes of remarkably accurate utterances from most of your Apple fanboys friends. “Gestures.” “It just works.” “It’s revolutionary.” You know, stuff like that. …

The Debates Drew 24 Million Streams, Says YouTube The Debates Drew 24 Million Streams, Says YouTube
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With the Presidential debates in our rear-view mirror and the election less than two weeks away, YouTube has taken some time to reflect on the viewership numbers from their live streams. 2012 was the first year that YouTube streamed the …

LeAnn Rimes Rehab: “I’ve Been In Therapy My Whole Life”
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LeAnn Rimes recently opened up to Katie Couric about her month-long stint in rehab for stress and anxiety, saying she has sought counseling for years but never really went public with it. “I’ve been in therapy my whole life,” the …

Facebook Now Has 1.01 Billion Active Users, Brought In $1.26 Billion In Q3 Revenue Facebook Now Has 1.01 Billion Active Users, Brought In $1.26 Billion In Q3 Revenue

Facebook posted its Q3 earnings on Tuesday, beating analysts’ expectations with $1.26 billion in revenue. CEO Mark Zuckerberg said, “As proud as I am that a billion people use Facebook each month, I’m also really happy that over 600 million …