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Facebook Blocks Google+ Ad From User Facebook Blocks Google+ Ad From User
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It appears that that trying to advertise your Google+ profile on Facebook may not be the best idea if you wish to continue to run ads on Facebook. Michael Lee Johnson tried to do just that, and says Facebook suspended …

Are You Sure You’re Not Getting More Twitter Traffic Than You Realize? Are You Sure You’re Not Getting More Twitter Traffic Than You Realize?
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Social media analytics firm awe.sm has a very interesting post explaining why webmasters might be getting a lot more traffic from Twitter than they realize. This has sparked some interesting discussion around the tech blogosophere, and quite frankly, it might …

Report: Facebook CPCs Up 22% for the Quarter Report: Facebook CPCs Up 22% for the Quarter

According to the latest Global Digital Marketing Performance Report from Efficient Frontier, Facebook ad CPCs increased by 22% from Q1 to Q2. “We predict that brands will double their Facebook fan base by October of 2011 and the cost for …

DJ Kittens Are Cute, Better Than Me DJ Kittens Are Cute, Better Than Me

It’s the end of the day on Friday, and that means that everyone needs something like this: Three kittens on two turntables. This video is just starting to make the rounds on the interwebs, so you can say you saw …

Google Adds +1s to Google Takeout Google Adds +1s to Google Takeout
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In late June, Google’s Data Liberation Front announced the launch of Google Takeout, which it called its “first revolutionary product.” Its function is to let you take your data out of more than one Google product at a time. Today, …

Mapping Netflix Location Favorites Mapping Netflix Location Favorites

Even with the public relations beating it’s taken since announcing their “down with DVD mailings” price changes, the popularity of Netflix is hard to ignore. People love their movies, and thanks to non-slacking work of Slacktory, we now have a …

Is Google Affecting Our Memory? Is Google Affecting Our Memory?
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At the heart of this question sits the internet and its vast, seemingly infinite trove of information and more specifically the portal to that information: search engines. Are our brains half-assing it because we know that information is only a …

Post Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Sadness?  There’s an App for That Post Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Sadness? There’s an App for That
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#ItAllEnds. That Twitter hashtag has been trending all day, along with about a dozen other Harry Potter related terms. Since this morning, I’ve seen Neville Longbottom, Mischief Managed, Severus Snape, Albus Severus Potter, and most all of the Weasley clan …

Transfer Your Photos From Facebook To Google+ Transfer Your Photos From Facebook To Google+
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Having trouble getting all of your Facebook content over to Google+? There’s a Google Chrome Extension for that! Actually, the “Move Your Photos” extension, developed by Aman Kumar Jain, makes use of Google’s photo service, Picasa, which functions as a …

ESPN Gets Scorched On Twitter over Bruce Feldman Incident ESPN Gets Scorched On Twitter over Bruce Feldman Incident

Bruce Feldman is a very popular sportswriter who specializes in college football coverage. Until today, you may not have heard of him unless you follow the sport and/or are a regular visitor of ESPN.com. Now, thanks to the popular #freebruce …

Kawasaki Disease Diagnosed Via Facebook, Saves Young Boy’s Life Kawasaki Disease Diagnosed Via Facebook, Saves Young Boy’s Life
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Here’s one from the social media is awesome file: Next time you think you are oversharing on social media, remember that all those pictures and updates you post are being read by hundreds of people – some of who might …

Is Google+ Killing Google Buzz? Is Google+ Killing Google Buzz?
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Ordinarily, I don’t go for the one thing killing another conversation, but in this case, it’s two products from the same company, and one with some possibly unneeded redundancies. Combine that with the fact that Google has a history of …

Google Docs Viewer Gets ZIP and RAR File Support Google Docs Viewer Gets ZIP and RAR File Support
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Google has added support for ZIP and RAR files to the Google Docs Viewer. That means if you get a one of these files as an attachment in Gmail, you’ll be able to view its contents within the browser when …

Netflix Price Hike Opens the Door for Blockbuster – According to Blockbuster Netflix Price Hike Opens the Door for Blockbuster – According to Blockbuster
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As the fallout continues from Netflix’s decision to split up its streaming and DVD services and charge more for DVDs, many are wondering if and how that anger will translate into losses for the company. Sure, people are outraged, that …

Microsoft Doing Something Else with Social Search (Internally) Microsoft Doing Something Else with Social Search (Internally)
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What looked like the beginning of a social search engine from Microsoft was spotted at socl.com. Fusible discovered that Microsoft owns the domain socl.com, visited the URL, and was greeted by a landing page for something called Tulalip. The screen …

Sons of Anarchy’s Kurt Sutter Goes On Awesome Twitter Rampage Following Emmy Snub Sons of Anarchy’s Kurt Sutter Goes On Awesome Twitter Rampage Following Emmy Snub
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As you all probably know, the Emmy nominations were unveiled yesterday. The Emmys, even more than the Oscars in some regards, are notorious for astonishing snubs that make you question yourself, gravity and even humanity. See: The Wire. But that’s …

Google Aims to Make News More Social with Google News Badges Google Aims to Make News More Social with Google News Badges
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Google announced a new Google News feature, in what appears to be an attempt to make news reading more fun (whether it actually is fun or not remains to be seen). Readers can earn badges based on the kind of …

Spotify Gets Sean Parker’s Approval…In a Big Way Spotify Gets Sean Parker’s Approval…In a Big Way

It’s always interesting when past voices in a particular area talk about the up and coming, brand new thing. It was interesting when MySpace’s Tom Anderson discussed Google+ shortly after it launched. And today, it is even more interesting to …

Another Righthaven Copyright Case Thrown Out, Only To Be Filed Again Another Righthaven Copyright Case Thrown Out, Only To Be Filed Again
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Righthaven lost another copyright case, this time in Nevada. The “company” seems to be losing a lot lately, but this time, they have decided to refile the suit right after the case was dismissed. A blogger named Dean Mostofi, was …

Larry Page: Google+ Has Over 10 Million Users (And Other Stats) Larry Page: Google+ Has Over 10 Million Users (And Other Stats)
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Google CEO Larry Page spoke today on the company’s earnings call, following the fresh report for the second quarter, in which Google posted recored quarterly revenues of over $9 billion. On the call, he dropped a few stats: Over 10 …

How to Remove Circle Counts in Google+ How to Remove Circle Counts in Google+
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Google recently launched Google Plus, Google’s competitor to Facebook. Just like in Facebook and on Twitter, you can follow other people. In Facebook, we have Facebook Friends. On Twitter, you have friends and followers. On Google+ Plus, you can add …

NBA, NFL Lockouts Force Stars To Seek Other Employment NBA, NFL Lockouts Force Stars To Seek Other Employment
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What in the world are star athletes going to do if the NBA and NFL player’s unions and owners can’t reach an agreement? Well, of course it will mean that they won’t be playing basketball and football, respectively. But it …

Google Q2 Earnings Released Google Q2 Earnings Released

Google has released its earnings report for the second quarter. The company posted a record over $9 billion in revenue for the quarter, up 32% from the same period last year. Not too shabby. More precisely, revenues were $9.03 billion …

Google Now Lets You Search for Recent Images Google Now Lets You Search for Recent Images
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Today, Google revealed a new date-filtering feature for Google Images, which lets you search for recent images. On Google’s Inside Search Blog, Google Images software engineer James Synge wrote: Back in April, we introduced Google Images with date annotations, a …