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Nine Analytics Tips to a Hassle-Free Site Migration Nine Analytics Tips to a Hassle-Free Site Migration

Many site owners and marketing managers experience data loss and lose visibility into their marketing activities and site performance which potentially could negatively impact the bottom line. This article examines practical steps to maintain and improve the quality of your …

Facebook’s New “Listen” Button Makes Discovering Your Next Favorite Artist a Breeze Facebook’s New “Listen” Button Makes Discovering Your Next Favorite Artist a Breeze
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Facebook has just made it easier for you to listen to your favorite artist without really ever leaving Facebook. More importantly, Facebook just also made it easier to discover new artists in a flash, which in turns makes you more …

Tumblr And Gnip Partner Up To Offer Data Firehose Tumblr And Gnip Partner Up To Offer Data Firehose

Tumblr is a pretty big deal these days. In January, it hit a major threshold by announcing that the site sees 15 billion pageviews a month. That’s a lot of posts to sift through if you want to find major …

Twitter Publishes Patent Agreement to Combat Trolls Twitter Publishes Patent Agreement to Combat Trolls
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It’s sad for an engineer or inventor to see their work used as a ball-gag to stifle innovation. Too often companies referred to as “patent trolls” will buy up patents without any intention of using them or licensing them fairly. …

Reimagined Poster Art For Classic Spielberg Films

Who doesn’t love going to the movies? The smell of popcorn, the sticky floors, the $8 candy……love it! If you are like me and you love everything the movies has to offer, then you will love these movie posters. These …

Microsoft Introduces adCenter Training Hub Microsoft Introduces adCenter Training Hub

Early in April Microsoft added the adCenter Training Hub to their site because they wanted users to have an easy to understand yet comprehensive resource for learning how to advertise using Microsofts’s extensive array of tools. Yesterday they announced some …

‘The Hands of Hollywood’: The Rise and Fall of a Real Life Hand Model

Remember the Seinfeld episode where George Costanza becomes a hand model, or the legendary hand model J.P. Prewitt from Zoolander. We always assumed that that occupation had to exist, the hands in watch and jewelry ads had to come from …

The Situation to Make a Comic Book, Tweets Excitement
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If you don’t believe that 2012 will be the year when the entire world comes to an abrupt halt, think again. Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino of “Jersey Shore” fame and Wizard World are joining forces for an upcoming comic book …

“Dirty Dancing” Hotel Fire: Largest In Catskills History
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The Catskills condo complex that inspired the setting for the film “Dirty Dancing” went up in flames on Saturday, and even though the movie wasn’t filmed there, it’s sad to see a little bit of Dirty Dancing history lost forever. …

Google Author Stats In Webmaster Tools Disabled Due To Bug Google Author Stats In Webmaster Tools Disabled Due To Bug
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Earlier, we reported that author stats in Webmaster Tools have gone MIA. It’s missing because of a bug. A Google spokesperson tells WebProNews, “We’ve currently disabled the experimental ‘Author stats’ feature in Webmaster Tools Labs as we work to fix …

Gmail Down for Some Users Gmail Down for Some Users

Gmail is reportedly down in some areas, with roughly 2% of its users seeing temporary error code (500) messages. Google’s own Apps Status Dashboard shows a service disruption under the Google Mail column, and @gmail posted a tweet on the …

Wreck-It Ralph Gets 8-bit Poster, Will Feature Bowser

Disney’s upcoming animated feature Wreck-It Ralph has a lot going for it. It’s director, Rich Moore, did animation for The Simpsons and Futurama. It already has a great cast of voices lined up, including John C. Reilly, Jane Lynch, and …

Google Photography Prize Contest Announces 10 Finalists

The Google Photography Prize 2012 competition was announced back in November. The contest gave 20,000 student photographers from 146 countries the opportunity to share their best photographs with a global audience. Seven judges were selected to determine a winner. Among …

YouTube Upgrading Embed Codes To ActionScript 3 YouTube Upgrading Embed Codes To ActionScript 3

You may have a Web site that uses copious amounts of YouTube videos that solely rely on Flash player across your many pages. Chances are you have embedded which makes use of the ActionScript player. Further chances are that you …

Computer Researchers and Google Develop an Algorithm to Identify Fake Reviews Computer Researchers and Google Develop an Algorithm to Identify Fake Reviews

Computer Science researchers have teamed up with Google to investigate how SPAM reviews online can be identified automatically and shut down. The research was published by Arjun Mukherjee and Bing Liu from the computer science department of the University of …

Zynga to Spend Billions to Acquire Competitors

Unless you’ve been living off the social networking grid, chances are you’ve heard of Zynga. I personally know several individuals who have spent vast amounts of their precious free time on such highly-addictive titles as “Farmville” and “Mafia Wars”, among …

Kim Kardashian To Run For Mayor Of Glendale

Kim Kardashian has decided that being an entrepreneur, reality star, and face of several brands isn’t enough. She wants to run for mayor. According to Kim, Glendale, California is “Armenian Town” and would make the perfect place to take up …

Google’s Project Glass Strengths [Infographic] Google’s Project Glass Strengths [Infographic]

Pictured above is Google co-founder Sergey Brin, via photographer Thomas Hawk’s Flickr page, showcasing his new Google “augmented reality” glasses. In case you don’y know what Google glasses are, listen to what Google had to say earlier this month on …

Miami-Dade Firefighter Blames Trayvon Martin Death On Parents

A Miami-Dade firefighter has gotten himself into hot water. Captain Brian Beckmann is in trouble for making comments on his private Facebook page regarding the Trayvon Martin-George Zimmerman case. In the post he said this: “Listening to Prosecutor Corey blow …

Lego Artist to Build Entire Mario Level 1-1 using One Single Block Per Pixel

Kickstarter artist Zachary Polluck is asking for $26,400 to create the entire first level of Super Mario Brothers pixel by pixel using Legos. The project will require approximately 780,000 bricks, much larger than anything he has attempted before. Most of …

How To Die in a Horror Movie [Infographic]

Courtesy of The Cabin in the Woods comes this morbid infographic about how to die in a horror flick. Much like the movie, this infographic profiles the archetypal characters of your typical horror movie. You’ve got the virgin, the scholar, …

RIM May Hire A Financial Adviser To Help Solve Its Problems RIM May Hire A Financial Adviser To Help Solve Its Problems

Research In Motion, the long-suffering maker of the BlackBerry smartphone platform, is reportedly looking into hiring a financial adviser to help it navigate out of its current troubles. Late last month the company released its fourth quarter earnings report, and …

Legal Concerns Loom with ICANN’s Upcoming gTLDs Legal Concerns Loom with ICANN’s Upcoming gTLDs
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ICANN’s controversial decision to open up the market for domain name endings is about to get even stickier as the registration process nears its deadline. According to numerous analysts, there will be an outburst of legal issues after the new …

Does Fining Google Really Achieve Anything? Does Fining Google Really Achieve Anything?

Over the weekend, the Federal Communications Commission released a heavily redacted report that detailed the consequences of Google’s lack of transparency and cooperation with an investigation revolving around the non-consensual collection of information from people using unsecured wi-fi networks. It …