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Content More Memorable When Shared By Close Friends Content More Memorable When Shared By Close Friends

Data suggests that content and ideas online spread most effectively through large numbers of people sharing with small groups. There is little supporting data to prove that influencers are the best way to go viral and share information online. The …

Crowdfunding Could Be a Game-Changer for Entrepreneurs Crowdfunding Could Be a Game-Changer for Entrepreneurs
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Imagine you have an idea you want to get off the ground. Maybe it’s a children’s book you want to write and need to pay for illustration, layout or cover design. Maybe it’s an animated short film that’s burning a …

LinkedIn: Great Recession Industry Trends LinkedIn: Great Recession Industry Trends

LinkedIn, with assistance from the Council Of Economic Advisors, recently took a look at the “data exhaust” of its over 150 million members, to get a better understanding of certain industry trends during and after the recent economic recession. With …

GDC 2012: Epic Games Shows Off New Unreal Engine 3
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Epic Games, maker of the massively popular game development tool Unreal Engine 3, showed off a demo reel at GDC that features the changes being made to one of the industry’s most popular engines. First up, the video announces some …

Google Wants You To Use Sitelinks With Your AdWords Ads Google Wants You To Use Sitelinks With Your AdWords Ads

Google announced today that it is adding sitelinks to the Opportunities tab in AdWords. The Opportunities tab shows advertisers ways they can improve their campaigns as Google detects them. The company describes the tool as a personal assistant who can …

BrandCinema Seeks Partners At SXSW 2012 BrandCinema Seeks Partners At SXSW 2012

BrandCinema is a new digital development and production company that seeks to create partnerships and collaboration between story writers, online sponsors, and digital agencies. They come to South by Southwest (SXSW) 2012 with a variety of new shows featuring some …

New iPad Keynote Condensed To Ninety Seconds New iPad Keynote Condensed To Ninety Seconds
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There’s been a lot of coverage of Apple’s latest iPad in the last two days. If you haven’t been paying close attention, it could be difficult to get a good handle on what’s being said about the new iPad. Of …

The New iPad, Solar Flares, and Stop Kony

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 …

Google Windows Phone App Gets New Features Google Windows Phone App Gets New Features
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Google announced a new update for its Google Search App for Windows 7.5 phones today. The new features are: autocomplete, voice search and “my location”. My Location, if you’re not familiar, is the feature that tells Google your location so …

Facebook Adding Friends And Locations To Apps Facebook Adding Friends And Locations To Apps

Facebook is consistently updating their API to let app developers add all the great stuff about Facebook into their own apps. With this new update, I can not only tell people what I ate, but I can also tell them …

Twitter Brand Pages Said To Get Even More Changes This Year Twitter Brand Pages Said To Get Even More Changes This Year

It wasn’t that long ago that Twitter brand pages got an overhaul. In fact, it was about a month ago if you’re going by when the redesign started rolling out to more brands. Not to be outdone by Facebook, however, …

Colorado Latest Convert To Google Apps For Government Colorado Latest Convert To Google Apps For Government

Another state has beamed up into the Google cloud. Colorado, home of the Rocky Mountains and Coors Light, has become the latest state government in the U.S. to make the switch to Google Apps for Government, the federal government-approved cloud-based …

Star Wars Exhibit Is Force Strong

The Star Wars Identities exhibit, which opens in Montreal, Canada on April 19 and comes to Edmonton, Canada on October 27, will explore the theme of personal identity both in ourselves and in the characters that inhabit the Star Wars …

Redbox Hits 2 Billion Rentals With “Drive” Redbox Hits 2 Billion Rentals With “Drive”

Movie-renting kiosk company Redbox has just announced a major milestone. When you combine all their rentals, both movies and games, Redbox has dished out over 2 billion discs. “We’ve always known how much America loves easy, affordable entertainment, and today …

Breaking Dawn – Part 2 Teaser Trailer Debuts with The Hunger Games on March 23rd

The Breaking Dawn – Part 2 teaser trailer will debut exclusively in theaters with The Hunger Games on March 23rd. The final chapter in the Twilight Saga will be released in theaters on November, 16, 2012. I have never read …

What Is Bing Doing At SXSW? What Is Bing Doing At SXSW?

As previously reported, Bing’s Duane Forrester is scheduled to participate in a panel discussion at SXSW this weekend, called Dear Google & Bing: Help Me Rank Better! Also scheduled for that session are Matt Cutts and Danny Sullivan, but Matt …

AdWords Terms and Conditions Get Clarification AdWords Terms and Conditions Get Clarification
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AdWords API has received an update under it’s terms and conditions section. This is okay though, as Google reminds us, they reserve the right to change the terms at any time. They also stress the fact that by continuing to …

Content Experience In Cars Could Drive Apple
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No, Apple isn’t getting into the car business. Yet. But it is believed that the Cupertino-based company may be working on the development of an in-dash system for the automotive industry. A Chinese headhunting firm was recently hired by Apple …

Pinterest Comments Keep Lawsuits at Bay Pinterest Comments Keep Lawsuits at Bay
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Whenever a Pinterest user pins something to the site, they are prompted to “describe your pin.” This small detail that prompts a caption to be added to all photos might be what keeps Pinterest from getting hit with mass copyright …

BioShock Infinite Introduces Robotic George Washington

There’s not been a lot of information on BioShock Infinite for a while now, but Irrational Games is hoping to change that starting today. Today on the Irrational Games blog, the team posted the first update in a series on …

Mobile Hotspot For iPad Coming To Verizon, Not AT&T Mobile Hotspot For iPad Coming To Verizon, Not AT&T
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One of the biggest features of the new iPad unveiled yesterday by Apple is its inclusion of 4G LTE technology. Along with 4G capability, Apple announced that the new iPad would be getting the same mobile hotspot technology that was …

Asteroid DA14 Misses Earth In Animated, Data-Backed Video Asteroid DA14 Misses Earth In Animated, Data-Backed Video
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For those of you still fretting that Earth will get smacked with a 40 meter-wide asteroid next year even though reliable experts have said that these fears are overstated, here’s a computer-animated rendering of how exactly Earth won’t be in …

Matt Cutts Won’t Be At SXSW Matt Cutts Won’t Be At SXSW

For the search crowd, the SXSW session to take place on Saturday called “Dear Google & Bing: Help Me Rank Better!” is no doubt on the list of those to attend. It was supposed to have Google’s head of web …

Facebook Launches Interest Lists, Hopes To Be Your “Personalized Newspaper” Facebook Launches Interest Lists, Hopes To Be Your “Personalized Newspaper”
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Today, Facebook unveiled a new feature to run alongside Subscriptions and Lists. Interest Lists, according to Facebook, are a “whole new way to keep up with stuff you care about and tidy up your experience.” Interest Lists work like giant …