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Apple Rumors, iPods, Privacy & Video Sharing Apple Rumors, iPods, Privacy & Video Sharing

Today’s infographic roundup looks at Apple rumors, the life of the iPod, privacy on Facebook and Google+ and habits of online video viewers. Perhaps the best infographic here, however, is the one from Fast Company at the bottom about the …

The Walking Dead Webisodes To Launch Before Season 2 Premiere The Walking Dead Webisodes To Launch Before Season 2 Premiere
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AMC’s hit zombie series The Walking Dead returns in October and I must say that I’m pretty excited. “Pretty,” because a.) I wasn’t too thrilled with the way the first season ended, although I understand that it was a shortened …

YouTube Down For Some Users YouTube Down For Some Users
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Update: 04:37 EST: It’s back up for us. I have to say this is the first time I’ve seen this happen, and I’ve spent a lot of time on YouTube since I’ve been writing for WebProNews. I’ve had random videos …

Blekko Gets New Funding ($30 Million) Blekko Gets New Funding ($30 Million)
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Blekko has secured a new $30 million investment from a mix of investors (some old, some new), including Russian search engine Yandex. CEO Rich Skrenta tells WebProNews, “Money will be used to expand and grow the service – hiring, infrastructure, …

Google Analytics Real-Time Launches for Real Time Traffic Data Google Analytics Real-Time Launches for Real Time Traffic Data
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Google announced the launch of a new set of reports in Google Analytics today, which shows you what’s happening with your site as it happens. Pretty cool. It’s called Google Analytics Real-Time (fittingly). “One way that I like to use …

Google Needs To Drop the Limits on Circles Google Needs To Drop the Limits on Circles
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You can only have 5,000 people in your circles on Google+. You can also only add about 1,000 in a certain amount of time before getting an error message. This isn’t brand new information, but it doesn’t get talked about …

“Aim High” Aims To Personalize Your Viewing Experience “Aim High” Aims To Personalize Your Viewing Experience

Warner Bros Studio has created what it calls a new “social series” that takes data from your Facebook graph and throws it into the show you’re watching. The show, called “Aim High” will debut on October 18th on Facebook and …

Nexus Prime, Ice Cream Sandwich Unveiling Set For October 11th? Nexus Prime, Ice Cream Sandwich Unveiling Set For October 11th?

An invitation has been circulating today for a Samsung Mobile Event called “Unpacked 2011.” Its subtitle is “The Google Episode,” and the invitation asks invitees to join them for an event to “get a look at what’s new from Android.” …

Michael Forever Tribute Concert to Be Pay-Per-View on Facebook Michael Forever Tribute Concert to Be Pay-Per-View on Facebook

We’ve talked a lot about the competition between Facebook and Google, which in my opinion, boils down to identity in the end. But there are plenty of narrower areas where they’re competing, and video is among them. Consider how Google …

Amazon Silk Browser Already Raising Concerns Amazon Silk Browser Already Raising Concerns

Amazon made a pretty big splash yesterday with the unveiling of the Kindle Fire tablet and new versions of the Kindle. What many in the industry consider to be the most interesting news of the bunch, however, was that of …

Violated Online – Rebuilding Your Reputation Violated Online – Rebuilding Your Reputation
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While a trustworthy reputation could take years to build, it could be destroyed in a matter of minutes. At first, this seems ironic, but when you think about all the information online that is extremely accessible, it makes more sense.

Flickr Android App Channeling Instagram? Flickr Android App Channeling Instagram?
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Did Flickr essentially release an Instagram clone? And if so, is there something wrong with that? Considering imitation is the highest from of flattery, and Flickr’s undeniable popularity, copying such a popular app, especially one that focuses on images — …

The Ever-Changing World of Social Media The Ever-Changing World of Social Media
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Google+ is growing a lot now that it’s open to the public. It’s worth noting, but there is a much bigger picture in the social media competition conversation than Facebook users vs. Google+ users. Do you use any Google product? …

Jon Stewart Takes On LinkedIn Jon Stewart Takes On LinkedIn
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I’ll admit it, I’m not that active on LinkedIn. I came to the party late, and with my heart (and time) already invested in Facebook, Twitter and to a certain extent Google+, I just couldn’t really motivate myself to grow …

Paranormal Activity 3 Turns to Twitter to Increase Buzz Paranormal Activity 3 Turns to Twitter to Increase Buzz

Viral marketing for movies has been apart of our consciousness dating back to The Blair Witch Project. From there, we’ve seen successful ventures from The Dark Knight and Cloverfield, to name a few. Now, Paramount has turned to Twitter for …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Launch Will Be A “Game Changer” iPhone 5 Rumor: Launch Will Be A “Game Changer”
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When the new iPhone is finally unveiled at the just-announced “Let’s Talk iPhone” media event scheduled for October 4th, there’s no doubt that it will already have a massive amount of excitement and buzz surrounding it. People want the new …

Boston Red Sox Find No Sympathy on Twitter Boston Red Sox Find No Sympathy on Twitter

The sports world is buzzing right now with the collapse of the Boston Red Sox and, to a lesser extent, the Atlanta Braves. The thing about the Braves is, the team’s not as polarizing as teams from the Boston market …

Smarter Google+ Circles on the way? Smarter Google+ Circles on the way?
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The competition between Google+ and Facebook continues to heat up. Facebook has made moves recently that make its sharing and friends lists a little more Google+ Circles-like. They also launched “smart lists” where Facebook compiles lists of your friends on …

NASA Tweetup Wants To Give You Access To The Mars Curiosity Rover Launch NASA Tweetup Wants To Give You Access To The Mars Curiosity Rover Launch

Do you follow @NASA on Twitter? If you don’t, you should, because followers of NASA are about to get the chance to hang around Kennedy Space Center and hobnob with all the awesome NASA people on November 23rd-25th. Oh, and …

Business Wire Patents SEO Strategy Business Wire Patents SEO Strategy
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Press release distribution service Business Wire announced that it has been awarded a U.S. patent for the technological process of optimizing and distributing press releases to maximize their ability to be found and tracked in the search engines. So, basically …

The Red Sox, Andy Rooney, and The Porn Industry The Red Sox, Andy Rooney, and The Porn Industry
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Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Is Spotify The True Alternative to Music Pirating? Is Spotify The True Alternative to Music Pirating?
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With the popularity of Spotify growing daily, especially since the Facebook partnership announcement, does this mean the service also represents an honest-to-goodness alternative for would-be music pirates? If reports from Sweden are extrapolated out to the rest of Internet-using population, …

AdWords, Deadly Reviews, Office Pet Peeves & Divorce AdWords, Deadly Reviews, Office Pet Peeves & Divorce
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Today’s infographic roundup looks at pet peeves around the office (are you annoying the hell out of your co-workers?), the impact of local reviews on businesses, how people interact with AdWords, how confident CEOs are, social media’s impact on loyalty, …

Wireless Carriers Keep Your “Private” Data For a Long, Long Time Wireless Carriers Keep Your “Private” Data For a Long, Long Time
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When it comes to data retention, most of us know by now that there are multitudes of different people who hold on to your “private” data for various reasons. Of course, this is why your “private” data isn’t really “private” …