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Minecraft Creator Pledges To Fund Psychonauts 2 Over Twitter

Minecraft creator Notch might have pulled the greatest Twitter stunt that the gaming world has ever seen. Many people have given up hope on a sequel to Tim Schafer’s Psychonauts since it would require a substantial investment and many publishers …

Louisiana Congressman Believes & Reposts Onion Article Louisiana Congressman Believes & Reposts Onion Article
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Congressman John Fleming (R-LA) posted an article on his Facebook page yesterday about Planned Parenthood. The article announced the grand opening of an $8 billion “Abortionplex’ in Topeka, Kansas, funded by Planned Parenthood. If all this sounds familiar, you probably …

YouTube Vacationer Will Inspire You Leave Your Life Behind (For A While) YouTube Vacationer Will Inspire You Leave Your Life Behind (For A While)

Vacation. Depending on who you ask, it can either be one of the most stressful endeavors a person can undertake or it can be one of the most sublimely relaxing spoils a person can do for themselves. Either way, one …

Google Offers Cities Now Total 40 Google Offers Cities Now Total 40

Google Offers continues to expand into more cities. This time, as expected, it’s Oklahoma City and Omaha that now have Google’s deals product, and that brings the grand total of markets to 40. Google Offers has been around less than …

Judge Refuses To Stop Resale Of Digital Music Judge Refuses To Stop Resale Of Digital Music
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The “First Sale” doctrine may cover digital purchases if ReDigi has its way. CNET is reporting that U.S. District Judge Richard Sullivan has denied EMI’s attempt to shut down ReDigi while the case goes to court. ReDigi is a Web …

Prop 8 Declared Unconstitutional – Twitter Explodes!

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld prior decisions today that Prop 8 (the banning of gay marriage in California) is unconstitutional. The line of logic the court employed is that a right had been granted to same-sex couples to …

Komen’s Karen Handel Resigns: Twitter Reactions Komen’s Karen Handel Resigns: Twitter Reactions

The goodwill PR machine at Susan G. Komen for the Cure is working to curry favor back towards the organization after last week’s media nightmare. On today’s agenda: accepting SGK Vice President Karen Handel’s resignation. Handel was at the center …

Super Bowl Social Media Buzz Super Bowl Social Media Buzz

The recent Super Bowl was the most watched television program in history accumulating over 111 million viewers for the big game. With so much media attention, it’s a given that the Twitter-verse and Facebook would ignite with opinions, emotions, posts, …

eBay Contrasts: Infographic eBay Contrasts: Infographic

Popular buying/selling/auction site eBay recently released an infographic detailing the contrasts between those who have and haven’t used the site. The information and the details are pretty surprising to read. According to eBay’s blog, the site used what is referred …

Google Launches Chrome For Android Google Launches Chrome For Android
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Google has announced the beta release of an Android version of their popular Chrome web browser. The Android app promises the same speed and simplicity fans love in the desktop version of Chrome. Features of the app include the same …

Super Bowl XLVI Draws Record GetGlue Check-Ins Super Bowl XLVI Draws Record GetGlue Check-Ins

GetGlue recently announced that it hit the 2 million user mark. Over the Super Bowl, the service saw over 160,000 check-ins. That’s a 700% increase from last year’s Super Bowl, which saw 20,000 check-ins. Take a look at the following …

RIM Says BlackBerry App World More Profitable Than Android RIM Says BlackBerry App World More Profitable Than Android

Speaking at BlackBerry DevCon in Europe RIM’s Vice President for Developer Relations, Alec Saunders, had some interesting things to say about the BlackBerry App World. Saying that he wanted to “bust a few myths,” Saunders said that BlackBerry users download …

CDC Warns About Thrombosis CDC Warns About Thrombosis

The CDC has issued warnings to those of us who sit for long periods of time. The concern started as travelers on airplanes were reporting more and more instances of deep vain thrombosis, blood clots that form in the legs. …

UK Committee Seeks To Remove Violent Content From The Internet UK Committee Seeks To Remove Violent Content From The Internet

It’s pretty obvious by now that the Internet can be a nasty place. Is it nasty enough to warrant censorship though? That’s what the Home Affairs Committee suggested yesterday in their report titled, “The Roots of Violent Radicalisation.” The report …

Dad’s App for Daughter Wins “Best App Ever Awards 2011″ Dad’s App for Daughter Wins “Best App Ever Awards 2011″

Jeffrey Austin White developed the Flash Card Maker Pro app for Android in 2010 to help his six-year-old daughter learn her first grade sight words. Since then, the app has been expanded to assist users of all ages in a …

Foxconn Employee Shares Experiences Working On Apple Products Foxconn Employee Shares Experiences Working On Apple Products
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Apple has recently come under fire for the reported abuses at their chinese factories operated by Foxconn. As chinese workers come forward with more and more instances of abuse, American have started their own campaign, calling for Apple to take …

Facebook IPO Will Make Bono Richest Rockstar In The Galaxy Facebook IPO Will Make Bono Richest Rockstar In The Galaxy
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It’s expected that Facebook’s IPO is going to make a lot of people rich and richer whenever those shares hit the stock market. One person who will fall into the latter category is U2 frontman Bono, whose stocks in Facebook …

The Apple Store May Be Coming To A Sam’s Club Near You The Apple Store May Be Coming To A Sam’s Club Near You

Apple has enjoyed a fair amount of success with the placement of mini Apple Stores inside Best Buy. In fact, the program has been successful enough at Best Buy that last month Apple entered into an agreement with Target to …

Verizon & Redbox Join Forces, But Will It Really Hurt Netflix? Verizon & Redbox Join Forces, But Will It Really Hurt Netflix?
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The digital streaming space is about to get more crowded as Verizon and Redbox prepare to launch their own service. Yesterday, Coinstar, Redbox’s parent company, and Verizon announced they were partnering in a new venture. The companies are combining Verizon’s video on-demand streaming and download service with Redbox’s popular DVD kiosk service.

Brazil Goes After Twitter Users Over Speed Trap Warnings Brazil Goes After Twitter Users Over Speed Trap Warnings

Brazil’s attorney general has filed an injunction to suspend the Twitter accounts of users who tweet out warnings about the timing and location of speed traps and traffic checkpoints. If the injunction is granted, Twitter users who violate it could …

PlayStation Network Becomes Sony Entertainment Network
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Today, Playstation Network members who attempt to sign in to their account will be prompted with a new Terms of Service Agreement and a new privacy policy as their accounts will now be renamed a Sony Entertainment Network account. SEN …

Symantec Confirms Extortion Attempt Symantec Confirms Extortion Attempt
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Hackers using the Twitter Handle @YamaTouigh have been tweeting about Symantec and its Norton antivirus product throughout January claiming that they will be releasing the source codes for the security product. Earlier this week Symantec confirmed that they have been …

Marketing With Video: Recommendations Make A Huge Difference Marketing With Video: Recommendations Make A Huge Difference

Unruly Media put out a new report looking at the impact of social video recommendations on traditional brand metrics such as brand recall, brand favorability, purchase intent and brand association. Keep in mind that this is the firm behind such …

Before and After Pics in Advertising – Exposed! [Video] Before and After Pics in Advertising – Exposed! [Video]
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Lots of products out there are promoted through the use of before and after pictures. Food supplements, diet programs, hair restoration, etc. There has long been a question of whether these photos were legit. Is she pregnant in that Before …