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The Last of Us: The PS3 Exclusive Being Announced at VGAs The Last of Us: The PS3 Exclusive Being Announced at VGAs
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Uh, so it looks like PS3 owners will be playing through a post-apocalyptic world in the upcoming exclusive – The Last of Us. Will the apocalypse be caused by ants or plants? Maybe all of this is to simply throw …

Google+ Check-In Offers May Launch Next Week Google+ Check-In Offers May Launch Next Week

Google’s Marissa Mayer spoke at LeWeb in Paris, and reportedly said that Google+ will be launching check-in deals next week. Google+ has had check-ins for months. They’re easier to access on the iPhone app than the Android app (interestingly enough), …

Waze Brings Live Traffic Data to Local News Waze Brings Live Traffic Data to Local News

Free navigation app Waze is in the news today – literally – with an announcement that it has entered into a partnership with twelve TV stations across the country, including several in California, as well as in Texas and Pennsylvania, …

Cheerleader Mom Becomes A Viral Hit Cheerleader Mom Becomes A Viral Hit

Little league parents are something of a phenomenon in the United States, as thousands of adults live vicariously through their children’s athletic accomplishments. This is normally done in a very vocal, and sometimes, physical manner as the adults ensure no …

Facebook Reorganization Said To Have Privacy Implications Facebook Reorganization Said To Have Privacy Implications

Facebook reportedly sent an internal memo to employees today regarding a major reorganization within the company around “key products”. Liz Gannes at AllThingsD was able to get the exclusive on this with unnamed sources, and no readily available copy of …

iCloud “Scores,” Helps Pornstar Track Down Stolen iPhone iCloud “Scores,” Helps Pornstar Track Down Stolen iPhone

For anyone that still thinks pornstars are ditzy or easily taken advantage of, take note: they’re not. In fact, they will likely own you if you cross them. Digital Playground actress Jesse Jane had her purse stolen last night which …

Facebook Hits Back At Timelines.com Facebook Hits Back At Timelines.com

On Tuesday, Facebook began to roll out their Timeline feature to users. You remember the Timeline, right? The pretty new Profile interface that is supposed to “tell your life story” through Facebook? After announcing the reportedly groundbreaking new feature at …

Albert Pujols Signs With LA Angels, Causes Twitter Eruption Albert Pujols Signs With LA Angels, Causes Twitter Eruption

The particulars of Albert Pujols’ and his choice of destinations in relation to where he’ll be playing baseball for the foreseeable future aren’t what’s important here. Instead, the reaction such a decision causes, especially throughout the world of social media, …

Ad Space in Your Brain: Neurological Study Shows Why Ad Context Matters Ad Space in Your Brain: Neurological Study Shows Why Ad Context Matters

NeuroFocus, a neuromarketing company owned by The Nielsen Company, has released the results of a study they conducted recently about the effectiveness of advertising in various contexts. The study (PDF) was intended to examine a variety of so-called “premium web …

Google Tidies Up Their Image Google Tidies Up Their Image
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Does Google have an image problem? While any answer would hardly be conclusive, Google isn’t waiting around for the official verdict. Instead, they’ve launched an unprecedented marketing campaign, at least in terms of Google marketing, which up until the past …

Welfare Office Murder-Suicide Receives Live Facebook Updates From Young Victim Welfare Office Murder-Suicide Receives Live Facebook Updates From Young Victim

A little girl’s Facebook posts serve as the last dispatches from a stomach-turning tragedy that took place earlier this week in a Laredo, Texas welfare office. Monday night, 38-year old Rachelle Grimmer pulled a gun on a supervisor at the …

Top 10 Internet Memes of 2011 Top 10 Internet Memes of 2011
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What do you remember most about 2011? So far, we’ve looked at the most tweeted events, Facebook’s top status trends, celebrities who joined Twitter, Twitter’s top topics and hashtags, Yahoo’s most searched items, AOL/Ask’s most searched for items, and Bing’s most searched for items. So, that leaves the top Internet memes of the year.

Netflix Facebook Integration Clears Major Hurdle for US Launch Netflix Facebook Integration Clears Major Hurdle for US Launch

Video streaming service Netflix crossed a major hurdle to launching its planned Facebook app in the US yesterday. Yesterday afternoon the House of Representatives passed HR 2471, a bill that would allow the service to roll out its planned Facebook …

NBA Referee, AP Settle Twitter Beef NBA Referee, AP Settle Twitter Beef

Considering the open, instant nature of Twitter combined with people’s growing sensitivity to public reaction, it’s actually surprising this kind of thing isn’t more commonplace. What we have is an agreement between two entities concerning a potentially defaming tweet from …

Twitter Is A Tough Stump For Presidential Candidates Twitter Is A Tough Stump For Presidential Candidates

A new study from the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism has found that Twitter seems to have a lot to say – mostly negative – about Republican presidential primary candidates and President Obama. The study compares the …

YouTube Friends Merge with Google Address Book Contacts YouTube Friends Merge with Google Address Book Contacts
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Last week, Google began rolling out the new version of YouTube, and from the sound of it, everyone should have it by now. Immediately, some users have been wondering what’s going on with their friend activity on the site. “ …

Pawel Wolak Retires Via Twitter, Facebook Pawel Wolak Retires Via Twitter, Facebook
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Just a few days after losing to Delvin Rodriguez in a unanimous decision, middleweight Pawel Wolak announced his retirement exclusively via social media. The 5’9″ “Raging Bull” out of Poland retires at the age of 30 with a record of …

Google Doodle Celebrates Diego Rivera’s 125th Birthday Google Doodle Celebrates Diego Rivera’s 125th Birthday
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Today Google is honoring artist Diego Rivera’s 125th birthday with a Google doodle that shows him painting one of his famed murals. Born in Guanajuato, Mexico in 1886, Rivera was considered by many to be the leader of the Mexican …

Instagram Finally Coming To Android Instagram Finally Coming To Android

Everyone’s favorite iPhone photography app, Instagram, is finally coming to Android devices. “We have two people working on Android now,” Kevin Systrom, CEO of Instagram said at the LeWeb conference in Paris. “I’m excited to be able to see our …

Xbox 360 Dashboard Update Makes Questionable Changes Xbox 360 Dashboard Update Makes Questionable Changes
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If you’re connected to Xbox Live, then today you’ll enjoy an update to the Xbox 360 dashboard. Generally, Microsoft will make some cosmetic changes and perhaps add new features or menus to try and make the interface more accessible and …

Amazon’s New App To Swipe Sales From Brick & Mortar Stores Amazon’s New App To Swipe Sales From Brick & Mortar Stores
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In what looks like an attempt to capitalize on shoppers’ use of their smartphones when buying Christmas gifts this season, the Grinch Amazon has introduced a free new app that will give consumers a 5% discount (but only up to …

Cablevision Files Suit Against Verizon Cablevision Files Suit Against Verizon

New York-based cable television provider Cablevision has filed suit in federal court in Brooklyn against Verizon over claims made in the latter’s advertising about Cablevision’s internet connection speeds. Verizon has been running a series of ads for its FiOS network. …

Groupon Takes The Good News With The Bad Groupon Takes The Good News With The Bad

Last year, it seemed like the sky was the limit for Groupon. Every major Internet player had to have a Groupon clone, Google even tried to buy Groupon. Everybody was talking about the service. This year, while some of those …

The Internet Archive Needs Your Help The Internet Archive Needs Your Help

Just because a site is free to use and features a comprehensive database of accessible content doesn’t mean they don’t need money to keep going. In fact, the opposite is true. Just ask the Internet Archive. Much like Wikipedia, the …