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The “All Name” College Football Team Is Awesome The “All Name” College Football Team Is Awesome

Darren Rovell is quite prominent in the sports world, reporting on the business aspect a great deal. That being said, it would be folly for any sportswriter worth their salt to avoid the social media side of the sports world, …

Guy Fawkes Day Facebook Takedown: Does Anonymous Agree With Itself? Guy Fawkes Day Facebook Takedown: Does Anonymous Agree With Itself?

Yesterday, the internet community became aware of a video and press release that claimed to be straight from hacktivist group Anonymous. The release outlined their new operation, #OpFacebook, which plans to taken down Facebook once and for all on November …

Lady Gaga’s Edge of Glory Performance on Howard Stern Goes Viral Lady Gaga’s Edge of Glory Performance on Howard Stern Goes Viral
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It seems like everything that Lady Gaga touches turns to viral gold. Her presence on the internet is arguably the most far-reaching of any celebrity. Not only was she the first to hit 10,000,000 Twitter followers, she remains the most …

The Next Google Ranking Signal: Your Google Profile? The Next Google Ranking Signal: Your Google Profile?
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Long story short: if you’re looking to help your search engine rankings, you might need a Google Profile (the backbone of Google+). Who you are as an individual is becoming more important in search ranking. Is this the right way …

Lindsay Lohan Denies Buying Cocaine On Twitter Lindsay Lohan Denies Buying Cocaine On Twitter

@lindsaylohanLindsay LohanX17 is nuts! their false stories are absurd and gross… 33 minutes ago via WhoSay · powered by @socialditto

Chad Ochocinco Uses Social Media To Find Boston Roommate Chad Ochocinco Uses Social Media To Find Boston Roommate

The NFL is just about upon us — preseason starts tomorrow night — and one of the bigger stories going into the 2011-12 season is the trade of outspoken wide receiver Chad “Don’t Call me Johnson” Ochocinco to the New …

Creep Takes Woman’s Facebook Account Hostage For Nude Pics Creep Takes Woman’s Facebook Account Hostage For Nude Pics
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On one side you have Anonymous hacking into government sites and corporations under the stated purpose of social change, and then you’ve got this guy. John Joaquim III has been charged with first-degree criminal attempt to commit larceny by extortion …

Facebook Announces Groups for Developer App Facebook Announces Groups for Developer App

Facebook announced today that it is adding the ability to add and create Facebook Groups within the Developer App. These can be used to manage users who are admins, developers, Insights users, and testers. “As part of Operation Developer Love, …

Yahoo Image Search Gets Redesign Yahoo Image Search Gets Redesign
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Yahoo has launched a new version of Image Search with a new tiled look on results pages. Images become larger when you hover over one of the image titles. You can also sort images by three category tabs as they …

Facebook Messenger App Greater Than Facebook Chat? Facebook Messenger App Greater Than Facebook Chat?
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When Facebook famously updated their internal chat service, it was widely ridiculed as being useless and annoying. Hejibits.com captured the tone of the reaction brilliantly. Such is life when major change is introduced, although, the ability to hide the chat …

Demand Media Up, AOL Down Demand Media Up, AOL Down
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Demand Media and AOL have a lot in common, despite their very different histories. Web content is a very big part of both companies’ strategies, and both have had plenty of criticism. AOL’s strategy of late has tended to be …

Sons Of Anarchy Season 4 Gets New Trailer, App Sons Of Anarchy Season 4 Gets New Trailer, App
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SAMCRO is almost back, and if you’re not excited then I don’t know what excites you. FX has been hitting it out of the ballpark lately – with Louis C.K.’s amazing show Louie in its second season, the long-running Rescue …

Should Bert & Ernie Get Married?  Online Petition Thinks So [UPDATE] Should Bert & Ernie Get Married? Online Petition Thinks So [UPDATE]
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UPDATE: Sesame Street responds to the online petition. Bert & Ernie, America’s beloved puppet best friends, have been around for decades. And for much of that time, some have speculated that the Sesame Street duo represent a gay couple. So, …

More Sites Recovering from Panda? More Sites Recovering from Panda?
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It appears that more sites are recovering from Google’s Panda update thanks to Google’s continued algorithm tweaking. Some are speculating that Google’s Panda update is updating automatically, as opposed to being updated by Google manually, as it has been in …

Amazon Kindle Cloud Reader Launched Amazon Kindle Cloud Reader Launched
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Amazon announced the launch of the Kindle Cloud Reader – a web-based version of the Kindle Reader. The web app takes advantage of HTML5, and can be used online or offline without having to download anything. The app will sync …

Email is Still King of the Internet Email is Still King of the Internet
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A new report out from Pew Internet says that based on a survey from May, search and email are the top two activities online adults engage in on the web. The number is 92% for both. 59% used search on …

NYPD Patrols Facebook, Twitter For Idiots Who Post About Their Crimes NYPD Patrols Facebook, Twitter For Idiots Who Post About Their Crimes
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Alright, so I’ll be the first to admit it. I’m notoriously hard on people who advertise their crimes on social media outlets. Let’s just say this isn’t the first time I’ve used “idiot” in the title of an article about …

Panda Not Too Big a Blow to Demand Media, 300K eHow Articles Removed Panda Not Too Big a Blow to Demand Media, 300K eHow Articles Removed
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Demand Media is moving right along past all of that Google Panda update stuff. The company acknowledged that it did have an impact on its revenue for the quarter as it released its Q2 earnings report, but drove home the …

Warren Jeffs Gets Life, Twitter Takes The High Road Warren Jeffs Gets Life, Twitter Takes The High Road
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Americas’ most famous polygamist was sentenced today for his previous convictions involving crimes against children at his Texas compound. Warren Jeffs was given life in prison for his role in the assault of two young girls who he took as …

Twitter Photo Sharing Feature Now Live Twitter Photo Sharing Feature Now Live
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Twitter appears to be olling out its native photo sharing feature. If you click on the “what’s happening now” box on Twitter.com, you will see a camera icon, which when clicked, will allow you to choose a photo from your …

Demand Media Earnings Released Demand Media Earnings Released

Demand Media has released its earnings for the second quarter. This includes a 32% revenue increase to $79.5 million, compared with $60.4 million for the same quarter last year. It also includes loss from operations of $0.9 million compared with …

Will Facebook Be Destroyed on November 5th? Will Facebook Be Destroyed on November 5th?
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What would you do if Facebook was no more? Tweet more? I bet Google+ would open up invites even more in the event of a total Facebook collapse. We all might be faced with that reality, says hacktivist group Anonymous. …

Facebook Messenger App Launches with Group Chat Facebook Messenger App Launches with Group Chat
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Facebook has announced a new mobile app called Messenger. The app, which the company says will be available today for iPhone and Android, is a standalone app – separate from Facebook’s regular mobile app. It would appear that the app …

Publishers Are Information Marketers Publishers Are Information Marketers
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The trend towards “brands as publishers” over the past year has an increasing number of businesses entering the world of content in ways that are creating new opportunities for online marketing. The notion of brands publishing editorial is nothing new …