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Loopt Gets Groupon Now Alerts Loopt Gets Groupon Now Alerts
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Groupon and Loopt have partnered to to give Loopt users access to alerts from Groupon’s recently launched Groupon Now service. “The big thing Loopt brings to this is location-specific alerts,” Loopt Corporate Communications Manager Sharon Howell tells WebProNews. “Loopt’s Reward …

Comcast’s New Lobbyist: Conflict of Interest? Comcast’s New Lobbyist: Conflict of Interest?
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Many people within the American public have, and still, criticize the Comcast and NBC Universal merger. However, the disapproval reached a new level last week. Meredith Attwell Baker, a commissioner with the FCC, announced that she would be leaving the commission when her term ends next month to take a lobbyist position with none other than Comcast.

The Dark Knight Rises Begins Its Viral Campaign on Twitter The Dark Knight Rises Begins Its Viral Campaign on Twitter
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Since the reveal of the late Heath Ledger as the Joker, Christopher Nolan and Warner Brothers Pictures have made liberal use of the Internet and the viral nature it contains for the Batman films. Whether it was scavenger hunts that …

Macho Man Randy Savage Dies: Twitter Responds Macho Man Randy Savage Dies: Twitter Responds
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Today is indeed a sad day for wrestling fans as Randy Poffo, aka “Macho Man” Randy Savage died earlier this morning in a car accident. He apparently suffered a heart attack behind the wheel, veered off the road and struck …

Fame Trumps SEO in Battle of David Leonhardt Rankings Fame Trumps SEO in Battle of David Leonhardt Rankings
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All those of you with common first and last names like John Smith or Jessica Jones or Bob Johnson will appreciate how hard it is to rank for your personal brand – your name. There must be hundreds of people …

Comcast’s Approach To Reel Grrls, Twitter, Results in Backlash Comcast’s Approach To Reel Grrls, Twitter, Results in Backlash
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If there’s a war for most popular ISP in the United States, neither Comcast or AT&T are doing a very good job of winning it. Whether it’s poorly-received Internet caps or the unpopular hiring of a former FCC official, something …

LinkedIn IPO Reactions From The Twitter World LinkedIn IPO Reactions From The Twitter World

LinkedIn has sent the tech world in a flurry since their initial public offering yesterday blew all expectations out of the water. LinkedIn announced its pricing at $5 per share, but by the end of trading yesterday it had reached …

Social Search Is A Matter Of Trust Not Technology Social Search Is A Matter Of Trust Not Technology
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There’s been a lot of commotion recently about the integration of social signals into the search results of both Bing and Google. Bing has the upper hand with those signals coming from Facebook while Google is still Google, and is …

Today’s Google Doodle is Doodle 4 Google Winner Today’s Google Doodle is Doodle 4 Google Winner

Today’s Google Doodle comes to you from seven year old Matteo Lopez. A student at Monte Verde Elementary School in San Francisco, his doodle entitled “Space Life” was announced yesterday as the overall winner of the 2011 Doodle 4 Google …

Google To Use Phone Contacts in Social Efforts? Google To Use Phone Contacts in Social Efforts?

Would you like to see your phone contacts become part of your Google social circle? It’s possible that this may be on the horizion. Google’s former CEO and current Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt talked about using phone contacts as part …

Google eBooks Adds Define, Translate and Search Features Google eBooks Adds Define, Translate and Search Features

Google has announced some new features for their eBooks, available from the Google eBookstore. Google’s eBookstore has around 3 million books, both free and paid and they are available on the web, Nook, iOS devices and Android. These new features …

11 Ways to Promote Infographics 11 Ways to Promote Infographics
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Infographics are a hit with online marketers this year and as more companies hire designers to artfully represent data in creative and engaging ways, many fall short when it comes to infographic promotion. It’s the old “great content will attract …

Google Search Suggestions Generate Controversy in Argentina Google Search Suggestions Generate Controversy in Argentina
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A court in Argentina granted an injunction filed by Argentinian Jewish organization DAIA to have Google block certain sites from its search suggestions in its Argentina search engine. The organization has deemed the sites to be anti-Semitic and offensive, and …

Searching Oprah Searching Oprah
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This week, Oprah is filming the final episodes of her long-running daytime staple The Oprah Winfrey Show. Because of this fact, the internet is feeling the Oprah buzz and we have just received some information from Yahoo about just how …

Linkbait Failure – Not Understanding the Need For Instant Gratification Linkbait Failure – Not Understanding the Need For Instant Gratification
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Whenever I see someone else’s linkbait that fails, one of the common reasons is the failure to understand the need for instant gratification. I came across a text book example of this recently so I thought I would share it …

Kirk Cameron Responds to Stephen Hawking on Facebook Kirk Cameron Responds to Stephen Hawking on Facebook
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Stephen Hawking has drawn the ire of former Growing Pains star and active celebrity Christian evangelist Kirk Cameron. If you happened to miss it, British theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking made some comments about death, Christianity and the afterlife …

Reasons Google Might Skip Your Canonical Tag Reasons Google Might Skip Your Canonical Tag

This week, Google’s Matt Cutts has been discussing rel=canonical, providing some info that webmasters might find pretty helpful. “A user submitted a question to Matt, which said, “It takes longer for Google to find the rel=canonical pages but 301 redirects …

Likester Idol Predicts American Idol Results Likester Idol Predicts American Idol Results
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And then there were three. Want to know who’s going to stay and who’s going to go on tonight’s American Idol results show? Likester is giving you their predictions, announced today at 3 pm EST. Likester thinks that Haley Reinhart …

Why Time is a Big Factor in Big-Time SEO Success Why Time is a Big Factor in Big-Time SEO Success
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To know the value of one year – ask the student who failed their final. To know the value of one month – ask the mother of a premature baby. To know the value of one week – ask the …

LinkedIn IPO Doubles Company’s Valuation Overnight [Photos] LinkedIn IPO Doubles Company’s Valuation Overnight [Photos]
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LinkedIn has exceeded all expectations with its initial public offering today, which has been deemed the biggest web IPO since Google’s. Pretty impressive for a social network that isn’t Facebook. When the company announced its pricing for the IPO, it …

GoDaddy Sets Philanthropy Record GoDaddy Sets Philanthropy Record
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GoDaddy announced today that it has already donated more money to charities in 2011 than it did all of last year, which was $3.4 million. This year, the company says GoDaddy Cares, it’s philanthropic arm, surpassed the $4.2 million mark …

Playboy Puts Every Issue Online, Optimized for iPad Playboy Puts Every Issue Online, Optimized for iPad
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Well gee-golly, ain’t that something! Today, Playboy Enterprises has launched i.Playboy.com, a site that gives you access to every page from every issue of Playboy ever published. That sure is a lot of…articles. Here’s the scope of what we are …

Yahoo and Its Unfortunate Demise Yahoo and Its Unfortunate Demise
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What happened to Yahoo? The Internet company that used to be feared by the likes of Google and Microsoft is now said to be dying. Yahoo’s recent years have brought it a search deal with its longtime competitor Microsoft, multiple changes with management, massive layoffs, and the shut down of many properties.

iPad Games for Cats Courtesy of Friskies iPad Games for Cats Courtesy of Friskies
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We have known for quite some time now that cats love iPads. If you put an iPad on the floor, every cat will paw at any moving object on the screen, resulting is a combination of cuteness, hilarity and concern …