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Facebook Bringing Video Chat to iPhone? Facebook Bringing Video Chat to iPhone?

Italian tech blog iPhoneItalia is reporting (Google Translation) that Facebook is testing a version of its Facebook Messenger iOS app that will include a video call feature. They are reporting that the latest beta of the app has been released …

Blackberry Users Can Now Twitter A Lot More At Once Blackberry Users Can Now Twitter A Lot More At Once

Blackberry announced today that their Twitter app has left the bay of beta and sailed into the open seas of the Blackberry App World. Most exciting about the app’s release is that it supports multiple accounts and allows users to …

Tech-Savvy Shoppers Turn to Apps to Save on Holiday Shopping Tech-Savvy Shoppers Turn to Apps to Save on Holiday Shopping

PriceGrabber published the results of a holiday shopping survey today. The company surveyed 3,574 online shoppers in late October about their holiday shopping plans. Of those who responded, 35% did not own a smartphone, while 26% owned smartphones but did …

Flipboard Service Down Due To iPhone App Release Flipboard Service Down Due To iPhone App Release

After the highly-anticipated release of Flipboard’s iPhone app, the high demand has brought down the entire service. The timing of this is a bit unfortunate, as Flipboard is home for a dedicated magazine for the LeWeb conference, which is taking …

Matt Cutts Sheds More Light On Google’s Quality Raters Process Matt Cutts Sheds More Light On Google’s Quality Raters Process
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Internet marketer Jennifer Ledbetter (otherwise known as PotPieGirl) wrote a post last month about the Google Quality Raters (you know, those people Google’s Matt Cutts and Amit Singhal talked about in that famous Wired interview about the Panda update, which …

Diaspora: First Impressions Diaspora: First Impressions

Over the past year, Diaspora has been sending out invites to developers and, following that, to general users to come take a gander at their social networking site (it’s still in Alpha so they haven’t made it available to the …

Reddit Experiencing Sporadic Downtime, Productivity Expected To Soar Reddit Experiencing Sporadic Downtime, Productivity Expected To Soar

Reddit, everyone’s favorite social news site, is currently down for “emergency maintenance“. With Reddit being down many are faced to do actual work, or forced to go to class… oh the humanity. Below are some of the funnier “Reddit is …

AT&T to Roll Out 4G LTE Network This Month AT&T to Roll Out 4G LTE Network This Month

Last week reports started popping up around the internet that some AT&T customers in New York City were starting to see evidence that the company’s long-rumored 4G LTE data network was up and running. There was no official statement from …

Facebook Subscribe Button For Publishers On the Way Facebook Subscribe Button For Publishers On the Way
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Facebook reportedly announced on stage at the LeWeb conference that it will soon be launching a Subscribe button for publishers. This will apparently be one of the company’s social plugins, which include: the Like Button, the Send Button, Comments, the …

Reverse Robocall Site Allows You To Get Revenge Against Politicians Reverse Robocall Site Allows You To Get Revenge Against Politicians

There’s really no time of the year quite like election season. It’s when we really get to see the best in everyone, specifically our politicians. We all know of the television commercials, where political opponents paint the other as someone …

US Brings Virtual Embassy to Iran; Iran Shuts it Down US Brings Virtual Embassy to Iran; Iran Shuts it Down
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In the midst of rising tensions between Iran and the West over the country’s suspected bid to obtain nuclear weapons, the US State Department launched a virtual embassy for Iran yesterday. The stated purpose of the site is to foster …

The Most Tweeted Events of 2011 The Most Tweeted Events of 2011

Twitter continues its series of year-end reflections with a look at the tweets per second during various events throughout the year. Previously we looked at the Twitter story of a homeless man being reunited with his daughter, the top trending …

Flipboard Launches iPhone App Flipboard Launches iPhone App

Flipboard, a popular newsreader app for the iPad, is finally making its way to the iPhone today. The app has been completely reengineered for the iPhone’s smaller screen, yet still maintains the high-quality magazine-like format people have came to love. …

Facebook’s Top Status Trends of 2011 Facebook’s Top Status Trends of 2011
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Now it’s Facebook’s turn to talk about the trends it has seen over the course of 2011, and considering how many people are on Facebook, and how often they’re on it, this might be the most telling list yet of …

U.S. Court Rules Oregon Blogger Not A Journalist U.S. Court Rules Oregon Blogger Not A Journalist
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UPDATE: Ms. Cox replied to via email to a request for comment. When asked whether she would appeal the ruling she said, “I do Plan to Appeal. Thats all I can Say on that.” When Obsidian Finance Group, an Oregon-based …

Alec Baldwin, American Airlines, & Words With Friends-gate Alec Baldwin, American Airlines, & Words With Friends-gate

If you’ve ever sampled the wonderful nectar that is Words With Friends you are likely aware of how addicting the game can be. Actor and Very Public Tweeter Alec Baldin has experienced this. In fact, so compelling was the need …

Windows Store Details For App Developers Released Windows Store Details For App Developers Released

Microsoft is giving a sneak preview of its upcoming Windows Store, which will be part of Windows 8. Developers will be able to earn up to 80% revenue share on apps sold through the platform. It starts at 70% for …

The New Yahoo Search BOSS The New Yahoo Search BOSS
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Yahoo just announced that there is a new home for Search BOSS at boss.yahoo.com. Along with that, there are three new BOSS offerings aimed at addressing user engagement, traffic recirculation, monetization, and high development/maintenance costs. After the Microsoft Yahoo search …

Facebook Begins Timeline Rollout Facebook Begins Timeline Rollout
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Facebook has announced that it has begun rolling out the new timeline to users, starting with New Zealand. Prior to this announcement, the updated Facebook profile was only available to developers. According to an updated post on the Facebook blog: …

Patty Jenkins No Longer Directing Thor 2, Twitter Reacts Patty Jenkins No Longer Directing Thor 2, Twitter Reacts

Back in September it was announced that Monster director Patty Jenkins would helm Marvel’s Thor 2. Today it was reported that the director is leaving the project over creative differences. It’s being reported that Marvel Studios are talking with agencies …

Reactions to Lauren Scruggs Injury Reactions to Lauren Scruggs Injury
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From the news beat of Really Sad And Horrible Things, 23-year-old magazine editor Lauren Scruggs was severely injured on Saturday night when she de-boarded an airplane then turned to thank the pilot and inadvertently walked into the still-running propellers of …

PayPal Apologizes for Holiday Mess; Twitter Reacts PayPal Apologizes for Holiday Mess; Twitter Reacts
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PayPal found itself in hot water after a blog post made the rounds this morning showing how the company had seriously mishandled attempts by Regretsy to use the service to donate money and toys to needy children for Christmas. The …

Angry Birds Dress Worn By Rovio CEO’s Wife at Finnish State Dinner Angry Birds Dress Worn By Rovio CEO’s Wife at Finnish State Dinner
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Angry Birds, I’m pretty sure everyone reading this has at the very least heard of the game. The mobile gaming hit has been downloaded millions upon millions of times. Yet, I’m pretty sure there’s only one of this dress. Not …

Holiday Hazards, Geeks, and iPhone Evolution Holiday Hazards, Geeks, and iPhone Evolution

Today’s infographic round-up looks at holiday hazards, current states of wealth, the iPhone evolution and the evolution of the geek. Enjoy. View more daily infographic round-ups here. Holiday Hazards via The Current States of Wealth The Evolution of the Geek …