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McDonald’s Replaces #McDStories With New Hashtag Campaign McDonald’s Replaces #McDStories With New Hashtag Campaign

Remember last weekend when McDonald’s social media campaign #McDStories backfired on them? Well, the fast food giant is at it again. McDonald’s started a new social media campaign today called #LittleThings. The hope is that they can avoid the terrible …

Julia Nunes Looks To Be Latest YouTube Sensation Turned Success Story Julia Nunes Looks To Be Latest YouTube Sensation Turned Success Story
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A ukelele, a webcam and mic, all coupled with a YouTube account; these are the tools utilized by Julia Nunes. They’ve helped her reach nearly 50 million views on YouTube, with 209,777 subscribers. When you generate this kind of buzz, …

Social Media: Who Are the Most Powerful Influencers? Social Media: Who Are the Most Powerful Influencers?
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Forbes Magazine, they of the lists, has released a list of the “Top 50 Social Media Power Influencers“. The list is comprised of social writers whose networks are most active and identifiable. This is not the same as having millions …

The Super Bowl XLVI Social Hub Wants To Help You Find Parking The Super Bowl XLVI Social Hub Wants To Help You Find Parking
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Even if it takes a mile of ethernet cable and twenty people working rotating shift fifteen hours a day, the Super Bowl command center is going to find you a parking space, by God. Rowdy NY Giants fans and overly …

Apple Fighting For Largest Company In The World Status Apple Fighting For Largest Company In The World Status

Apple’s huge earnings yesterday has just shot them through the roof as they battle for the status of largest company in the world with Exxon Mobil. Apple’s stock rose nearly six percent in midday trading according to the Mercury News. …

pcAnywhere Compromised: Disable Immediately! pcAnywhere Compromised: Disable Immediately!
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On January 4, Anonymous tweeted that an Indian hacker group had posted Symantec source code to Pastebin. Symantec Norton Antivirus source code published by indian hackers pastebin.com/ciExRzr3“ — Anonymous (@YourAnonNews) January 4, 2012 In response to this warning, Symantec has …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Foxconn Says It’s Go Time iPhone 5 Rumor: Foxconn Says It’s Go Time
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We already know that the iPhone 5 is the most anticipated gadget of 2012, and we’re pretty sure that we’re actually going to get an iPhone 5 this year, so all that remains are the details. Luckily, we’ve got just …

Angry Birds On Facebook Launching Valentines Day Angry Birds On Facebook Launching Valentines Day
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Angry Birds is huge so it comes as a surprise that it isn’t on Facebook yet. That’s all going to change on Valentine’s Day. Speaking to Penn Olson today, Rovio revealed that they are bringing their hit Angry Birds to …

Kindle Fire doesn’t even dent Apple’s sales Kindle Fire doesn’t even dent Apple’s sales

There is no doubt tablet ownership is on the rise. In fact, just this past holiday tablet ownership nearly doubled. Leading the trend most certainly is Apple with the iPad. But consumers may wonder, with products like the Kindle Fire …

Puppy Bowl VIII Starting Line-Up Revealed, Cue the Ahhhhs Puppy Bowl VIII Starting Line-Up Revealed, Cue the Ahhhhs
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February 5th marks Superbowl XLVI, where everyone across America will be tuning in to watch the game or will be waiting for the commercials. However, there’s one event which has grown to become an American tradition – the Puppy Bowl. …

President Obama Doesn’t Support SOPA, But Signs ACTA? President Obama Doesn’t Support SOPA, But Signs ACTA?
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Move over SOPA, tell ACTA the news? Or is this more of a case of “move over SOPA, it’s ACTA time?” Or does, “Stop! ACTA time!” work? For me, it’s “just when you thought it was safe to go back …

Facebook Does Not Make Students Get Bad Grades Facebook Does Not Make Students Get Bad Grades
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I remember my professors telling me that I shouldn’t be on Facebook during class because it would hurt my grades. It turns out there was no such danger. That’s a bit too broad of a statement, but as this handy …

Twitter In Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew, and Urdu Coming Soon Twitter In Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew, and Urdu Coming Soon

Twitter has added four new languages to their Translation Center, and in a few months users should be able to participate in the conversation in some right-to-left reading languages. The new languages are Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew, and Urdu and users …

AMD is Ultra-Thin and Ready to Compete AMD is Ultra-Thin and Ready to Compete

AMD makes processors for computers, they don’t make computers in any capacity however; many are speculating on who will engage AMD to supply processors for a leaner competitor to Intel equipped Ultrabooks‘. So I think the buzz surrounding AMD revolves …

SOTU: 760,000 Tweets During the Address SOTU: 760,000 Tweets During the Address

Twitter reports today that the traffic specifically about the State of the Union address last night – DURING the address, not counting follow-up remarks – was over 760,000. The hashtag #education alone saw 35,972 tweets. Other hashtags promoted by Twitter …

Apple’s iCloud Service Is Really Popular Apple’s iCloud Service Is Really Popular

Apple posted big profits yesterday and their iCloud service was one of the biggest winners. AppleInsider is reporting that iCloud usage has jumped to 85 million subscribers. Sign-ups for the service have far out outpaced device sales. During the conference …

Anderson Cooper Plugging Google+ A Good Sign For Google Anderson Cooper Plugging Google+ A Good Sign For Google
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Anderson Cooper is plugging Google+. Does this mean that there’s a “big three” now? Will Google+ join Twitter and Facebook as social entities that companies feel compelled to plug? If you watch enough TV, you’ve probably heard this on cable …

Does Your Favorite Blog Make a Statement About You? Does Your Favorite Blog Make a Statement About You?

If you’re a regular, or even semi-regular web user, there are undoubtedly a number of favorite sites you have, including those that would be considered blogs. Even though there have been questions about the sustainability of blogs in a world …

Courtney Stodden’s Twitter Feed Gets The Artistic Representation It Deserves Courtney Stodden’s Twitter Feed Gets The Artistic Representation It Deserves

Do you guys remember Courtney Stodden? To refresh your memory, she’s the 16 (now 17)-year-old former teen model and aspiring pop star that made waves last summer when she married 51-year-old Doug Hutchinson. You might know him as the actor …

Wil Wheaton Slams Chris Dodd On Piracy Debate Wil Wheaton Slams Chris Dodd On Piracy Debate
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Fan favorite Wil Wheaton has been very vocal about his stance on the Internet and his utter hatred of SOPA and the like. Now Wheaton is calling MPAA boss and former Senator Chris Dodd a liar. He says that jobs …

‘Train Surfer’ shocked to death, lives on through Facebook ‘Train Surfer’ shocked to death, lives on through Facebook
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If you’ve ever had to use public transportation, it’s not always a pleasant experience. Amtrak’s and railways during rush hours are often noisy and crowded. Spoiled by being afforded the option to travel exclusively in my own automobile, the few …

Dan Bull Is Back Again, Rapping About Megaupload Dan Bull Is Back Again, Rapping About Megaupload

In case you haven’t heard of him, Dan Bull is an English fellow who promotes himself as a “Geeky rap artist promoting logic, skepticism and political change through merciless teasing.” Aside from that, Bull also inspired one of WebProNews’ “controversial” …

Apple Earnings Show iPhones Sold Faster Than Babies Are Born Apple Earnings Show iPhones Sold Faster Than Babies Are Born

Apple released their Q4 earnings yesterday, and reported a record revenue of $46.33 billion and a record net profit of $13.06 billion. Not only are these figures all-time records, but they absolutely demolished all expectations ($38 billion revenue). As part …

Vimeo Redesigns Site Vimeo Redesigns Site
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Video sharing site Vimeo has done a major site overhaul. The changes are intended to put more focus on the videos themselves, and to allow for future additions and redesigns to be more easily implemented. The video player itself is …