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Is Facebook Changing Too Quickly? Is Facebook Changing Too Quickly?
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With the Facebook IPO drawing ever closer, the company is trying its best to project itself as stable and business-friendly. This wasn’t always the case, though. Until just a couple of years ago, CEO Mark Zuckerberg would implement changes on …

Kelly Preston Wants to Have More Children
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Kelly Preston, wife of recently embattled actor John Travolta, says that she would like to have more children at some point in her life. During an interview on the Lifetime program “The Conversation With Amanda de Cadenet”, the “Sky High” …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Four Inch Screen Confirmed? iPhone 5 Rumor: Four Inch Screen Confirmed?
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One of the most tenacious rumors surrounding the iPhone 5 (or, more likely, “new iPhone”) has concerned its screen size. Apple has held doggedly to the original 3.5-inch screen through five generations of iPhone, beginning with the very first one …

Rachel Uchitel Sheds Mistress Title To Welcome Baby

Rachel Uchitel, who found herself in the middle of some scandalous celebrity stories a couple of years ago, is trying to shake the image of herself that has been portrayed by various news outlets by starting a new family. Uchitel …

New Bing Is Available To Everyone In The U.S. New Bing Is Available To Everyone In The U.S.
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Last week, Bing unveiled some new changes to its search interface, including greater social integration, and a social pane on the right-hand side, showing results from your Facebook friends and “people who know” from Twitter. Bing calls this pane “sidebar”. …

Google Chrome Gets Experimental Web Intents API Google Chrome Gets Experimental Web Intents API

Google launched the lastest stable release of Chrome yesterday. The big update was the addition of tab syncing across all platforms using a Google ID that’s signed into Chrome. There was another update, however, that is much more valuable to …

Facebook Adds 25% More Shares for IPO Facebook Adds 25% More Shares for IPO

Just announced this mourning, Facebook is offering 25% more shares for their upcoming initial public offering. As we reported earlier this week, the IPO was sold out by Monday, and all the shares were spoken for. In fact, last Friday …

Oracle, Google Trial Down to API Ruling Oracle, Google Trial Down to API Ruling

It was recently reported that the jury in Oracle’s case against Google for copyright infringement found that the search giant did violate Java copyrights, but likewise were undecided on whether or not the manipulation of the Java APIs in question …

Facebook Stock Prices Expected to Increase Facebook Stock Prices Expected to Increase

Facebook stock, which is expected to go on sale this Friday, will be a little pricier than some may have anticipated. Although the company planned to sell shares between $29 and $34, the buzz generated during Zuckerberg’s IPO roadshow has …

Linda Hogan Announces Breakup On Facebook
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Linda Hogan, ex-wife of famed wrestler Hulk Hogan, announced via Facebook this week that she is calling it quits with her fiance of two years, Charley Hill, after trying to repair their relationship with therapy. The two have been dating …

Kris Jenner Pushes Khloe To Have DNA Test: Twitter Reacts
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Hollywood mom Kris Jenner is on the receiving end of a lot of backlash this week after the finale of “Khloe and Lamar” painted her in an ugly light. Jenner, whose new book “Kris Jenner And All Things Kardashian” gives …

John Travolta: John Doe #1’s Lawyer to File Dismissal
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John Travolta and the Mystery of the Malicious Masseurs continues to intrigue those of us with nothing better to do, though it would seem that this whole ugly scenario may soon come to a close. According to the folks at …

GM Yanks Facebook Paid Ads, Says Ads Don’t Work GM Yanks Facebook Paid Ads, Says Ads Don’t Work
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Due to a lack of vim from the company’s paid ads on Facebook, General Motors is said to be planning to pull some advertising funds from the social networking site, according to the Wall Street Journal. The timing of GM’s …

Google Penguin Update: Has Google Already Launched Another One? Nope. Google Penguin Update: Has Google Already Launched Another One? Nope.
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Here we go. Over the past year, we’ve seen countless forum posts of people talking about getting hit by various iterations of the Panda update. Sometimes it really was Panda. Sometimes it wasn’t. Google, of course, makes algorithmic changes every …

Billy Bob Thornton Didn’t Think He Was Good Enough for Angelina Jolie
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Billy Bob Thornton, acclaimed actor and award-winning director, recently opened up during an interview with Juju Chang on ABC’s “Nightline”. During the piece, Thornton admitted that it was his own inherent insecurities that ultimately resulted in the destruction of his …

Pacquiao On Obama: “God’s Words First”
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Famed Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao–who is also a congressman in the Philippines–has had a strong reaction to Obama’s recent announcement that he supports same-sex marriage. During an interview last week with the National Conservative Examiner, Pacquiao said, “God’s words first …

Is Google’s New TV Ad Model A Step Forward Or Backward? Is Google’s New TV Ad Model A Step Forward Or Backward?

Google is in the process of drastically changing how online advertising is measured. Last month, the search and advertising giant announced its Brand Activate Initiative that is geared toward addressing the measurement challenges that brand marketers face.

Google: Personalized Search Results Are Lifting Clickthrough Rates Google: Personalized Search Results Are Lifting Clickthrough Rates
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Google launched Search Plus Your World earlier this year. Most Google users probably just know it as Google filling their results with a lot more results based on social connections. A lot of users complained about it, but Google appears …

Facebook Study Shows Brands How to Build Engagement Facebook Study Shows Brands How to Build Engagement
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With the Facebook IPO imminent, it’s no coincidence that Facebook has been whipping itself into a business-friendly shape. To that end, Facebook began to update Facebook Studio, the website that allows marketers to develop their Facebook campaigns and compare them …

Is Google+ a Ghost Town?  A New Study Reveals Weak User Engagement Is Google+ a Ghost Town? A New Study Reveals Weak User Engagement
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To hear Google tell it, Google+ is growing into a major social network that will soon rival Facebook. The company loves to point out that more brands are adopting the social network and that the site now has over 170 …

Some Free Directories Go Missing From Google, Some Paid Directories Doing Well Some Free Directories Go Missing From Google, Some Paid Directories Doing Well
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There some discussion going on in the webmaster/SEO community that Google may have de-indexed some free web directories. Barry Schwartz at Search Engine Roundtable points to a WebmasterWorld forum thread on the subject. The thread begins with a post from …

Imgur Hits 2 Billion Page Views Per Month Imgur Hits 2 Billion Page Views Per Month

If you’ve ever been on reddit for more than about five minutes, you’ve heard of Imgur. The site ( which is pronounced “imager,” not “im-gur”) is easily reddit’s favorite image hosting service. Of course, Imgur’s popularity doesn’t just come from …

Socialcam Controversy Leads To A “Fix” Socialcam Controversy Leads To A “Fix”
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Socialcam is one of the most popular video apps on the iPhone, and it’s become entangled in a bit of controversy. There’s a social feature that’s on by default, and shares the videos you watch to your Facebook feed, but …

Dell Apologizes for Moderator’s Sexist Remarks Dell Apologizes for Moderator’s Sexist Remarks
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Yesterday Dell issued a formal apology for a series of comments made during an event that took place in Copenhagen back in April. They hired Mads Christensen, a personality famous for poking fun at stereotypes, to moderate the Dell-sponsored partner …