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Google Adds Multi-Channel Funnels to Google Analytics Google Adds Multi-Channel Funnels to Google Analytics
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Google announced a new set of five reports in Google Analytics today called Multi-Channel Funnels. In Analytics, conversions and ecommerce transactions are credited to the last campaign, search, or ad that referred the visitor when he or she converted,” Google …

Twitter, Facebook And RIM Stand Against Social Media Bans in England Twitter, Facebook And RIM Stand Against Social Media Bans in England
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Shortly after the London/British riots began to subside, British Prime Minister David Cameron discussed banning the technologies that drive social networking platforms like Twitter and Facebook, as well as Blackberry’s instant messaging program. Now, the request did not include a …

Google: Not Having Robots.txt is “A Little Bit Risky” Google: Not Having Robots.txt is “A Little Bit Risky”

Robots.txt as you may know, lets Googlebot know whether you want it to crawl your site or not. Google’s Matt Cutts spoke about a few options for these files in the latest Webmaster Help video, in response to a user-submitted …

Facebook Replaces Forums with Stack Overflow Facebook Replaces Forums with Stack Overflow

Facebook announced a partnership with Stack Overflow to support Facebook Plaftorm Developers through facebook.stackoverflow.com. “The site will replace the Facebook forums as a place for developers to connect and share their expertise related to Platform,” a Facebook spokesperson tells WebProNews. …

Facebook Pageviews: That’s A Lot of Faces Facebook Pageviews: That’s A Lot of Faces
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Here’s a quick explanation concerning the concept of just how big one trillion is, here’s a quote from children’s author, David Schwartz. “A billion seconds is 32 years. And a trillion seconds is 32,000 years.” Now, while I’m not sure …

Google Forfeits $500 Million Over Drug Ads Google Forfeits $500 Million Over Drug Ads
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The United States Department of Justice announced today that Google has agreed to forfeit $500 million for allowing Canadian pharmacies to place ads through Adwords, targeting consumers in the U.S. resulting in “unlawful importation of controlled and non-controlled prescription drugs …

Google+ Now Lets You See Who Photo Albums Are Shared With Google+ Now Lets You See Who Photo Albums Are Shared With

Google+ Photos engineer Jon Moon announced a new feature for photos on Google+ via a Google+ update. Now when albums are shared with you, you can see who else it is shared with. “You may have noticed that when someone …

Android Apps on BlackBerry Phones? Android Apps on BlackBerry Phones?

Bloomberg is reporting that RIM intends to enable future models of its BlackBerry devices to run Android apps, and that such devices would be introduced in early 2012. The report, citing “people familiar with the plan” says this is designed …

Celebrities on Google+ – 15 More to Add to Your Circles Celebrities on Google+ – 15 More to Add to Your Circles
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Celebrity use may prove to be a big driver of general Google+ use. It certainly helped with Twitter. We live in a society that is obsessed with celebrity, and we tend to want to follow people on social networks who …

Google+ Now Notifies You When Someone You Invited Signs Up Google+ Now Notifies You When Someone You Invited Signs Up
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Google’s Zach Yeskel announced in a Google+ update that Google+ users who invite others to the service will get notifications when that person joins. That means you’ll no longer have to send out invites only to blindly wonder if they …

Google Doodle Celebrates Jorge Luis Borges Google Doodle Celebrates Jorge Luis Borges

Today is the 112th birthday of Jorge Luis Borges, Argentinian writer, essayist, poet and translator. Borges is often celebrated for his contributions to science fiction and being one of the pioneers of the magic realism genre. The Google doodle today …

Obvious (Twitter Co-founders) Announce Lift Obvious (Twitter Co-founders) Announce Lift
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Obvious, the company that Evan Williams and Biz Stone left Twitter to work on has announced its first official partnership called Lift. Earlier this month, Stone posted an update on what the company is doing at the company, which originally …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Release Date in October – For Sprint iPhone 5 Rumor: Release Date in October – For Sprint

Well, two big iPhone 5 rumors in one day. What’s the special occasion? The Wall Street Journal is reporting, citing “people familiar with the matter,” that Sprint Nextel will start selling the iPhone 5 in mid-October. The release date rumors …

Demand Media Goes Spanish Demand Media Goes Spanish

SocialTech.com is reporting that Dmeand Media has issued $707,254 in stock as part of the acquisition of an unnamed company that specializes in the creation of Spanish and Portuguese language media content. This was revealed in a regulatory filing, according …

Google Gives an Update on How it Thinks About DMOZ Google Gives an Update on How it Thinks About DMOZ
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Google posted a new Webmaster Help video featuring Matt Cutts. This time around, he discusses the Open Directory Project, otherwise known as DMOZ. The video is Matt’s response to a user-submitted question, which said: “What role does being in DMOZ …

Google +1 Button Comes to Android Market Google +1 Button Comes to Android Market
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Update: Now, Google has announced new sharing options for the +1 button, which allow users to post content back to their circles. This could make the visibility factor for apps go up even more. Google released an update for the …

Hurricane Irene: She Makes Great Internet Content Hurricane Irene: She Makes Great Internet Content

Hurricane Irene is not only growing in size as a storm–potential Category 4 by the time it hits the United States, something that’s sure to make the countries that have already dealt with Irene feel better–she’s also a big hit …

Ask Android App Launches Ask Android App Launches

Ask has launched a new Android app offering a mobile Q&A service to users. The launch follows that of its iPhone app, which recently surpassed a million downloads. “We have placed a big bet on mobile as part of our …

Facebook Does Circles-Like Sharing Facebook Does Circles-Like Sharing
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Facebook has taken another page out of Google’s book, as it has announced new sharing features to make it easier to share things with the people you want to share them with. I say “another page,” because they’re also upping …

Earthquake Hits East Coast Earthquake Hits East Coast

Earthquakes have been hitting various places across the United States today. A quake of a reported 5.8 magnitude hit the east coast. According to The Weather Channel, the quake’s epicenter was in Virginia and reports claim that it was felt …

Jimmy Kimmel’s Uncle Frank Dies, Twitter Reacts Jimmy Kimmel’s Uncle Frank Dies, Twitter Reacts
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It’s a sad day for fans of the popular late night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live! as “Uncle Frank” Potenza has passed away. Frank Potenza was a former New York City police officer, where he spent 20 years on the …

Facebook Lets Advertisers Do Topic Targeting Facebook Lets Advertisers Do Topic Targeting
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Facebook has a pretty good reputation for targeted advertising. People share so much information on Facebook that the world’s largest social network has a tremendous amount of data that is invaluable to advertisers. Now, they’re giving advertisers yet another way …

Google Calls on Webmasters to Help it Improve Search Google Calls on Webmasters to Help it Improve Search

Google hires employees all the time, but interestingly the company has basically put out a help wanted ad on its Webmaster Central blog, looking for academics to help it improve search quality and fight spam. “Yes, we’re looking for help …

Toyota Debuts New 2012 Camry Online Toyota Debuts New 2012 Camry Online

Toyota’s family sedan, the Camry, is consistently one of the best-selling cars in the United States. That’s why, when Toyota decides to debut their new model online with a heavy social media push, it’s newsworthy. To introduce the newest model …