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Halloween, Luke Perry, and Rejected Peanuts Specials Halloween, Luke Perry, and Rejected Peanuts Specials
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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 …

Fallout From Sponsored Athlete Tweets? Fallout From Sponsored Athlete Tweets?

Earlier this week, we discussed the New Orleans Saints and their sponsored tweets for NOLA.com. Essentially, the idea is to attract more Saints fans to the site, but some are wondering whether or not these kinds of tweets, especially for …

Scott Olsen, Marine Vet Injured During #OccupyOakland, Finds Support Online Scott Olsen, Marine Vet Injured During #OccupyOakland, Finds Support Online
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Unless your head has been buried deeply in the sand, you are aware of the #Occupy movements going on all over the world. The movement, responsible for the “we are the 99%” mantra, began in New York with #OccupyWallStreet and …

Cool Halloween Stuff From Around the Web Cool Halloween Stuff From Around the Web
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All Hallow’s Eve is quickly upon us, and the denizens of the web are quickly gearing up for their annual dress-up games, evoking memories of video games, movies, memes, and, well, sluts. I’ll deal with the “slut” aspect later on …

SEO, Swayze & More Future Awesomeness SEO, Swayze & More Future Awesomeness
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In yesterday’s video round-up we looked at future awesomeness, and today we’re highlighting another future concept video from Microsoft along the same lines. There’s plenty of Google stuff too. Plus a pair of sweet throwback commercials. View more video round-ups …

In The UK, Inciting Riots On Facebook Will Land You Three Years In Jail In The UK, Inciting Riots On Facebook Will Land You Three Years In Jail
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If you remember those riots that consumed many parts of England back in August, you probably remember all of the discussion regarding social media’s influence on their spread. At the height of the outbursts, triggered by social unrest, Prime Minister …

Authorship in Google Results to Include Comments, Expanded Circles Features Authorship in Google Results to Include Comments, Expanded Circles Features
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Google continues to make changes to the authorship element it displays in search results. Yesterday, we reported on Google now letting you set it up by verifying your email address on your Google Profile, though this makes your email address …

SEOs Not Buying Google’s Privacy Motive for Encrypting Search SEOs Not Buying Google’s Privacy Motive for Encrypting Search
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Google has caused quite a ruckus in the search marketing community after it announced some changes to search. Last week, the search giant said that it would begin encrypting logged-in searches that users do by default, when they are logged into Google.com. This further integration of a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) will prevent search marketers from receiving referral data from the websites consumers click on from Google search results.

Sony Opens Up Hall of Play For PS3 Gamers Sony Opens Up Hall of Play For PS3 Gamers

If you own a PS3, and haven’t taken in a viewing of the “Michael” ad, then I highly recommend watching the video below. Many are saying it’s one of the greatest commercials Sony has released. The commercial has done so …

New Beavis and Butthead: The Twitter Reaction New Beavis and Butthead: The Twitter Reaction
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On Thursday, the Mike Judge series Beavis and Butthead was revived for a new generation, and they did not fail to deliver on the modern-day cultural references. The guys took shots at Twilight and Jersey Shore, all while discussing music …

Bill Gates: Having Millions Of Dollars Is Good Enough Bill Gates: Having Millions Of Dollars Is Good Enough
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According to Bill Gates, having an absurd amount of money is not really that different than having a whole lot of money. On Thursday, Bill Gates appeared at the University of Washington to talk to students. He visited the Computer …

AdSense Text Ads Get Title Highlighting AdSense Text Ads Get Title Highlighting
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Google announced that it has updated all text AdSense ads to allow for the title color of ads to be changed when the user moves their mouse over a link. The company says after a period of testing, it found …

Big Update for Google TV Big Update for Google TV
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Google announced a new software update for Google TV aimed at reaching four goals: keeping things simple, making it easier to find something worth watching, making YouTube better on TV, and bringing more apps to TV. “We look forward to …

Phones With Flexible Screens Coming Next Year, Says Samsung Phones With Flexible Screens Coming Next Year, Says Samsung
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At Samsung’s earnings call, the company announced intentions to introduce phones with flexible displays as early as 2012. “The flexible display, we are looking to introduce sometime in 2012, hopefully the earlier part,” said spokesman Robert Yi during an earnings …

Matt Cutts and Duane Forrester To Grow Moustaches For Men’s Health Matt Cutts and Duane Forrester To Grow Moustaches For Men’s Health

At risk of sounding like a writer for ESPN’s First Take, there’s a search-related moustache story worth mentioning. Google’s Matt Cutts and Bing’s Duane Forrester will participate in the “Movember” initiative designed to raise awareness for men’s health. On the …

Redbox Prices Go Up! 20 Cents! Redbox Prices Go Up! 20 Cents!
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First Netflix raised its prices creating a huge amount of backlash from members earlier this year. Now, Redbox announced that it too is raising prices. Redbox users got an email from the company saying: Redbox is making an announcement about …

iPhone 4S Comes To 22 More Countries iPhone 4S Comes To 22 More Countries
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Although the iPhone 4S has been available in the States for two weeks, it’s just now arriving in many European countries as well as a couple of other locations like Mexico and Singapore. Today, Apple’s “best iPhone yet” hits the …

Hitler Not a Fan of the Google Panda Update Hitler Not a Fan of the Google Panda Update
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If you use the Internet, there’s a good chance you’ve seen or at least heard of the “Hitler Reacts” videos. There are a ton of them. Just go to YouTube and search “Hitler reacts” or “Hitler’s reaction” and you’ll see …

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Release Date: November 17th in the UK Samsung Galaxy Nexus Release Date: November 17th in the UK
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It looks like we finally have a hard date for the release of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus – at least for the folks in the UK. Samsung Mobile’s official Twitter account tweeted that the Galaxy Nexus will “roll out across …

HP Decides Keeping PC Business More Cost Effective Than Dropping It HP Decides Keeping PC Business More Cost Effective Than Dropping It
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A couple months ago, HP announced it was exploring options for spinning off its PC business, but has now announced that it will keep it instead. In a statement, the company said it has completed its evaluation of strategic alternatives …

YouTube Is About To Jump Into The Original Content Game YouTube Is About To Jump Into The Original Content Game
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The behemoth that is YouTube is about to grow even larger in its reach, as it looks like the Google property is getting into the business of original programming. The Wall Street Journal quotes sources familiar with the situation that …

Tebowing: Like Planking But Much Funnier Tebowing: Like Planking But Much Funnier
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If you follow sports at all, and visit ESPN.com on a regular basis, you’ve more than likely run across a Tim Tebow article. Quite possibly one of the most polarizing sports figures in recent years, the love/hate he draws is …

Mahalo Goes into App Business After Being Victimized By Panda Mahalo Goes into App Business After Being Victimized By Panda
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You may recall earlier this year, in the early days of the Google Panda Update, that it was costing some people their jobs. In fact, we’ve seen scattered reports on this note throughout the year. One of the more publicized …

Adolf Hitler, Siri, and Less Exciting Band Names Adolf Hitler, Siri, and Less Exciting Band Names
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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 …