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CNET’s Scott Ard to Oversee the Most Visited Page in the U.S. CNET’s Scott Ard to Oversee the Most Visited Page in the U.S.

The search for a CEO may still be going on at Yahoo, but the company has acquired CNET editor-in-chief to become editor of its U.S. home page. This is pretty significant given that this is the most visited page on …

No Matter Your Politics, I Think We Can All Agree That Mormons Tan Well No Matter Your Politics, I Think We Can All Agree That Mormons Tan Well

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 …

Did Facebook Copy Twitter’s iOS App? Did Facebook Copy Twitter’s iOS App?
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Earlier this week, Facebook released an update for their iOS app. Version 3.5 now allows Facebook users to tag people in posts, add their location, and tool single-post privacy settings on the go. Along with those functionality changes, it also …

iGoogle Redesigned, More Updates on the Way iGoogle Redesigned, More Updates on the Way
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Google has redesigned iGoogle, its custom homepage product, so that it is more in line with other recent Google redesigns. That includes the navigation bar at the top and the left panel, as seen in the image. “In addition to …

Yahoo’s Brand Not Damaged, According to Report Yahoo’s Brand Not Damaged, According to Report

“Yahoo is not a damaged brand in the eyes of the public,” a spokesperson for YouGov BrandIndex tells WebProNews, pointing to some new research from the firm. As you may know, Yahoo just fired CEO Carol Bartz. She had some …

iOS Blogger App Launched iOS Blogger App Launched
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Google announced a new Blogger app for iOS, which lets bloggers write new blog posts and publish them from their iPhones or iPod Touches. “With the Blogger app, you can write a new blog post and publish it immediately or …

Tea Party Zombies Must Die Lets You Explode Conservative Icons With an AK47 Tea Party Zombies Must Die Lets You Explode Conservative Icons With an AK47
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File this under the “I’m conflicted” folder. A new online game is causing quite a stir, as its gameplay involves destroying the zombified versions of various conservative and Tea Party icons with a slew of different weaponry – from AKs …

Bartz Calls Yahoo Board Names Bartz Calls Yahoo Board Names
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Suffice it to say, Carol Bartz is a little bitter about how things went down at Yahoo. You’ve probably already seen the now famous email that Bartz sent to Yahoo employees from her iPad, which read, “I am very sad …

Twitter Shares User Stats, Including 100 million ACTIVE Users Twitter Shares User Stats, Including 100 million ACTIVE Users
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Twitter revealed a number of stats today, showing off the influence it has over various walks of life and the media at large. The post complements a “State of the Twitter” talk CEO Dick Costolo gave today where he is …

Google Bringing An Ice Cream Sandwich to Android Google Bringing An Ice Cream Sandwich to Android
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Google is awfully fond of naming Android OS updates after various confectioneries, and with the upcoming update on the horizon, these naming conventions haven’t changed. In fact, they are expanding. The current version, Honeycomb, is about to pushed aside for …

The NFL and Twitter: Doing Promoted Tweets Right The NFL and Twitter: Doing Promoted Tweets Right

If you take a trip over to Twitter today, be sure and notice the promoted hashtag that leads the current pile of Twitter trends. It may be the most timely and relevant use of Twitter’s promoted tweets program, well, ever. …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Is T-Mobile Planning For Upcoming Release? iPhone 5 Rumor: Is T-Mobile Planning For Upcoming Release?
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Late last month, reports surfaced indicating that the iPhone 5 would be launching with T-Mobile, at the same time it launches with AT&T and Verizon (whenever that might be). The rumor was sourced to a T-Mobile contact that claimed to …

Zagat Acquired by Google Zagat Acquired by Google
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Google just announced that it has acquired Zagat. This should be pretty huge for Place Pages. Zagat is of course a big name consumer review service. On the Official Google Blog, Marissa Mayer writes: Moving forward, Zagat will be a …

Google-Backed Developers Reportedly Getting Early Access to Google+ APIs Google-Backed Developers Reportedly Getting Early Access to Google+ APIs

Google isn’t expected to make its Google+ APIs broadly available for months, but it appears that developers that Google actually invests in might be getting special early access. MG Siegler is sharing an email he says was sent from Google …

Twitter and Texting, the Poetry of a Generation Twitter and Texting, the Poetry of a Generation

Carol Ann Duffy is an acclaimed Scottish poet responsible for dozens of well-respected collections. In 2009, she was appointed Britain’s poet laureate, making her the first woman to ever hold the position. And she thinks that Twitter and text messaging …

LinkedIn Cause Features Can Help Your Visibility LinkedIn Cause Features Can Help Your Visibility
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LinkedIn has added a “Volunteer & Causes” field to profiles, allowing members to show off what causes they have volunteered for, presenting networking opportunities in the non-profit realm, similar to the the opportunities LinkedIn already presents in the professional realm. …

Nike Gets Viral For Back To The Future Shoes Nike Gets Viral For Back To The Future Shoes

When it comes to viral marketing, Nike may very well be one of the best of the big boys. Whether it’s creative uses of Charlie Murphy, or having Kobe Bryant “jump over” a moving car, Nike’s marketing department is incredibly …

Arrington and AOL: The Final Chapter Arrington and AOL: The Final Chapter

The latest word on the TechCrunch/AOL saga is that TC founder Michael Arrington has been fired from the company and that AOL will not sell TechCrunch back, as he had requested. As previously reported, Michael Arrington presented two options to …

“TSA Rape” Blog Post A Matter of Free Speech? “TSA Rape” Blog Post A Matter of Free Speech?
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As the 10th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, many will take the time to not only reflect upon the day itself, but also the decade following the WTC attacks. American life has changed dramatically since that day, but it’s not always …

Adobe Adds Keyword Performance Predictive Analytics to SearchCenter+ Adobe Adds Keyword Performance Predictive Analytics to SearchCenter+

Adobe has partnered with OptiMine Software to add keyword performance predictive analytics to its search marketing tool, SearchCenter+. The new feature is designed to help search marketers analyze unique characteristics of individual keywords and increase ROI. Tim Waddell, director of …

They Need To Invent Autotune For Thinking They Need To Invent Autotune For Thinking

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 …

New NBC Sitcom Experiences Viral Marketing Failure New NBC Sitcom Experiences Viral Marketing Failure
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There’s a thought that no press is bad press, and while that maybe true for folks like Marilyn Manson, someone from the land of music who was as concerned with shocking as he was entertaining the masses, it’s not true …

Facebook Adds App Insights to Dev App Facebook Adds App Insights to Dev App
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Facebook has added App Insights into the Developer App. You can see them if you go to the “See All” link on the Insights section of the App Dashboard. From there, you can see Overview, Users, Sharing, News Feed, Performance, …

Super Poke Pets Find a New Resting Place Super Poke Pets Find a New Resting Place
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Ever since Google announced that they were shutting down their recently acquired social game company Slide, users of one particular casualty of that decision have made their feelings quite clear. Super Poke Pet users are pretty upset that Google is …