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Chrome Now 20% of Global Market Chrome Now 20% of Global Market
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According to StatCounter, an online analytics company, Google has a lot to smile about. Their Chrome browser is seeing massive growth in the global market. For the first time in StatCounter statistics, Chrome has exceeded 20% of the market share, …

39 Things You Should Know About Google+ 39 Things You Should Know About Google+
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This isn’t every single thing there is to know about Google+. That could probably be a book rather than an article, and the Google+ Project has only just begun. If Google has its way, it will live on for years. …

LAPD Asks Celebs To Tweet The Traffic News LAPD Asks Celebs To Tweet The Traffic News
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Apparently, L.A. traffic is about to get worse. Beginning on the July 15th weekend, about 10 miles of Los Angeles’ 405 freeway will be closed. For those of us that don’t live in L.A., I’m hearing that this is kind …

Things to Know About Self-Publishing Things to Know About Self-Publishing
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As the print industry struggles to stay afloat, traditional publishing companies have been taking safe bets with established authors which makes it increasingly difficult for new authors to break into the business. However, digital-publishing and online distribution has created an …

Have We Got “Social Networking Overload”? Have We Got “Social Networking Overload”?
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I remember back when I first started to join the social networking scene, I was a college student, and I had just created my account on MySpace. After that, I was hooked and got really involved in networking with my …

Do Google Plus Comics Nail The Facebook Angle? Do Google Plus Comics Nail The Facebook Angle?
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There were two funny comics out about Google +, the next step in Google’s attempt at taking over the Internet going social, both of which play up the “Google + is just like Facebook” approach. While we’re still waiting for …

Facebook’s Awesome New Thing: Skype-Powered Video Chat? Facebook’s Awesome New Thing: Skype-Powered Video Chat?
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Not to be outdone by Google and all the buzz (no pun intended) surrounding their brand new social project, Google +, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made an announcement of his own yesterday. Speaking to reporters at Facebook’s Seattle office, Zuckerberg …

Zynga Files Its S-1 Zynga Files Its S-1

Zynga, a name known to Farmville players everywhere, has had an awfully successful existence, thanks in large part to the social media platforms like Facebook and until recently, MySpace. The company’s growth, again, thanks in large part to the proliferation …

The Changing Media Landscape – Is There a Solution? The Changing Media Landscape – Is There a Solution?
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New media has completely transformed the way consumers gather news and information. While it has created many new opportunities, it has also brought about numerous challenges to traditional media and even contributed to, what some consider, dying business models.

Jon Stewart Takes On Supreme Court Violent Video Game Ruling Jon Stewart Takes On Supreme Court Violent Video Game Ruling
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The internet has been buzzing about the recent Supreme Court decision that said it was unconstitutional to restrict the sale of graphically violent video games to minors. In a 7-2 vote, the SCOTUS struck down a California State law that …

NBA Player Retweets Could Cost $1 Million NBA Player Retweets Could Cost $1 Million
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The NBA has ceased operations with the expiration of the then-current collective bargaining agreement. Essentially, until a new CBA is agreed upon, the NBA is dead. There is no NBA. Sure, there may be again at some point, but as …

Hotmail Introduces “Instant Email” Hotmail Introduces “Instant Email”
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You don’t much hear about Hotmail, or, well, email as a whole much anymore — unless, of course, there’s some kind of virus running rampant. That being said, even news on that particular front is pretty quiet. The fact is, …

Minnesota Government Shutdown Prompts Strong Twitter Response Minnesota Government Shutdown Prompts Strong Twitter Response
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It looks like the battle of the budget has claimed the state of Minnesota, or the government at least. But many on Twitter are quick to point out that although state parks are now shut down over the holiday weekend, …

Twitter Boasts 200 Million Tweets Per Day Twitter Boasts 200 Million Tweets Per Day

Twitter has just released an impressive statistic on their blog, one that shows the company on a massive upswing. As of June, halfway through the year, Twitter is reporting 200 million tweets per day. 200 million. That’s a staggering figure, …

API Coming Soon For Google Plus API Coming Soon For Google Plus
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We’re only a few days into the era of Google Plus and already, folks want to add stuff to it, much like Facebook did with Farmville, and whatever other application you’d care to consider. While that may be the beginning …

Ashton Kutcher In Twitter War Over Human Trafficking Ashton Kutcher In Twitter War Over Human Trafficking

No, Ashton Kutcher isn’t guilty of human trafficking, but he and his wife Demi Moore know that some people are. And this is the basis behind one of their most passionate causes. As part of their Demi and Ashton charitable …

Did Mark Zuckerberg Join Google Plus? Did Mark Zuckerberg Join Google Plus?
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As the world scrambles around, trying to get a Google Plus invitation — what, are you above eBay or something? — a rumor broke about perhaps the most famous social media person in the United States joining Google’s currently-exclusive social …

Should the Internet be Taxed? Should the Internet be Taxed?
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On Friday, a new California state law goes into effect that will tax Internet sales through affiliate advertising. Rather than pay such taxes, online retailers like Amazon will instead shut down their affiliate programs in the state. For Amazon, that …

NBA Lockout Happens Tonight, Twitter Gives Its Take NBA Lockout Happens Tonight, Twitter Gives Its Take
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The countdown is now upon us, as the NBA owners plan to lock out the players tonight at midnight EDT. Collective bargaining negotiations have been going on for over two years, but after a three hour meeting this afternoon, owners …

FTC Eyeing Twitter, According to Report, Others Question Validity FTC Eyeing Twitter, According to Report, Others Question Validity
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Business Insider is running a report claiming “Twitter is under federal investigation” from the Federal Trade Commission. This is related to how the company has dealt with third-party apps: acquiring things like Tweetie and TweetDeck turning them into proprietary apps, …

Google Plus: The Positive Feedback Google Plus: The Positive Feedback
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Google is used to getting criticism. No question about that. There has so far been plenty about the company’s latest attempt at social media: Google+. Of course it’s not even fully launched yet. There is also some good feedback about …

Mark Halperin Calls Obama A Dick, Apologizes, Suspended Anyway Mark Halperin Calls Obama A Dick, Apologizes, Suspended Anyway
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Today on Joe Scarborough’s daily program “Morning Joe,” MSNBC senior political analyst Mark Halperin did something that only the most vile, wicked, morally bankrupt person could do. Hide your kids, hide you wife – Halperin called President Obama a “dick” …

The Doug Hutchison-Courtney Stodden Drama Continues The Doug Hutchison-Courtney Stodden Drama Continues
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A little over a week ago, the internet was set ablaze with a story of love, glamor, and incredibly creepy undertones. Apparently people find it strange when a 51-year-old actor marries a 16-year-old model, who woulda thunk it? When the …

A Google Plus Privacy Flaw Already? A Google Plus Privacy Flaw Already?
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That’s why it’s in beta format, right? Apparently, the sharing/contact issue that plagued Google Buzz is also apart of the Google Plus experience, at least according to reports. We can’t rely verify whether or not the issue exists or was …