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Weather Channel Goes Social With Twitter Integration Weather Channel Goes Social With Twitter Integration
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People have been bitching about the weather since before the age of the internet, but social media has allowed that particular hobby to grow and flourish. The Weather Channel and their weather.com have just launched Weather Channel Social, a platform …

British Prime Minister Discusses Social Media Censorship British Prime Minister Discusses Social Media Censorship
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David Cameron’s country–well, his boss’ country–has been in the grips of some widely-publicized rioting. The story played out over the Internet as the immediacy of modern technology brought us reams of startling images and additional information concerning the chaos. Another …

Hungry Children Being Fed Thanks To StumbleUpon Users Hungry Children Being Fed Thanks To StumbleUpon Users

StumbleUpon is helping feed hungry Somalis at a refugee camp in Kenya. Martin Penner with the World Food Programme spoke in the following video, telling StumbleUpon users, “My colleagues at headquarters have told me that thanks to Stumblers like you, …

PGA Championship 2011 App: Tiger Woods Updates On The Go! PGA Championship 2011 App: Tiger Woods Updates On The Go!

Alright, I know that people care about other aspects of this year’s final major other than Tiger Tiger Woods, ya’ll – but you have to admit that he is once again dominating the media coverage. Not to say that’s any …

Following The PGA Championship Following The PGA Championship
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The final Major of the PGA Tour starts today, and it’s an event that’s not just for TV anymore. Sure, the bulk of the viewership will be done on Saturday and Sunday, but for those of you who are at …

FTC Google Probe: More Details Emerge FTC Google Probe: More Details Emerge
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After various reports that the Federal Trade Commission was going to launch a big investigation into Google’s business practices, this was finally confirmed in late June, though little information was revealed as to what specifically the FTC was looking at. …

DARPA HTV2 Launch: Follow 13,000 MPH Plane on Twitter DARPA HTV2 Launch: Follow 13,000 MPH Plane on Twitter
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Today, the U.S. Military’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) will conduct the second-ever test flight of the Falcon Hypersonic Technology Vehicle 2, or HTV-2. What’s so special about the HTV-2? Maybe the fact that it can reach top speeds …

Create and Maximize Videos for Improved SEO Create and Maximize Videos for Improved SEO
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If you’re like many website managers, you’ve been dealt a hefty blow by Google recently, with its various algorithm updates that have taken place over the past few months. The purpose of Google’s updates, known as “Panda” or “Farmer,” was …

LinkedIn May Use My Name and Photo in Social Advertising – NOT LinkedIn May Use My Name and Photo in Social Advertising – NOT
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It recently came to my attention that LinkedIn has a setting activated by default allowing it to “use my name, photo in social advertising.” Below is a screenshot of this setting in my LinkedIn profile. First, I should state I …

New Twitter Features Announced New Twitter Features Announced
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Twitter just announced a couple of new features aimed at helping users “discover more” with the service. The features are a couple of tabs: one with your @username and the other with “Activity”. “You can now see when someone favorites …

Does Removing Your Website From Google Hurt Your Search Engine Rankings? Does Removing Your Website From Google Hurt Your Search Engine Rankings?
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You may be wondering, specifically–why would I ask a question like this? And then try to answer it. Well, it may seem like a no-brainer. Upon first thought, you might think that this is one of the dumbest questions. But …

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, …