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Google Panda Update: Google Confirms New One Google Panda Update: Google Confirms New One
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Google has confirmed to WebProNews that an iteration of the controversial Panda update was launched this week. When asked directly if this occurred, a Google spokesperson told us, “yes,” then offered the following canned statement: “We’re continuing to iterate on …

Twitter, Social Media Popularity & Food Poison Twitter, Social Media Popularity & Food Poison

Today’s infographic roundup looks at social media in a variety of different lights: the top people, the impact on democracy, the impact on social change and the history of Twitter (to name a few). The food illness stuff is pretty …

Sexy Chicken Get its Own Twitter Feed Sexy Chicken Get its Own Twitter Feed

The lead image of this particular entry, featuring a chicken posed in a provocative manner, has reached viral status. So much so, in fact, the “sexy chicken” now has its own Twitter feed, and its followers are increasing. Before we …

Terra Nova, Green Day, and Monopoly at McDonalds Terra Nova, Green Day, and Monopoly at McDonalds
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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 …

Facebook Still Dislikes the Concept of Disliking Facebook Still Dislikes the Concept of Disliking
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One of the grand new things coming to Facebook (according to Facebook) is the open graph and “frictionless sharing.” Not only does Facebook want to be the place where everything you do around the web is shared, but they also …

iPhone 5 Prototype, Google Beer & Rambo iPhone 5 Prototype, Google Beer & Rambo

Today’s video round-up has some a touch of the inspirational, a touch of the artsy, and plenty of the just plain cool. I’ll let you decide which is which. Of course there is also some humor and in depth discussion …

A Google Store In England? A Google Store In England?

Move over Apple, because you aren’t the only popular tech brand capable of opening a trendy hang-out/store, a place where the sycophants and those who would be considered customers descend upon to either soak up the trendy atmosphere or to …

Google Shows Circle Counts for People In Search Results Google Shows Circle Counts for People In Search Results
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Lately, Google has been placing a lot of emphasis on the importance of who you are on the web. That’s why they want you to use your real name on Google+ (or more broadly, your Google Profile). This thinking certainly …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Larger Storage Capacities Upcoming? iPhone 5 Rumor: Larger Storage Capacities Upcoming?
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How much information will the upcoming iPhone 5 store when it hits the markets in the near future? If the rumblings are to be believed, the newest iPhone will match the storage capacity of its iPad cousin/brother/relative. According to a …

Google, Dogfish Head Team Up For Worldly Beer Google, Dogfish Head Team Up For Worldly Beer
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Google’s first attempt at brewing has resulted in a beer that taps ingredients from all across the globe. They teamed up with Delaware craft brewery Dogfish Head to make “URKontinent,” a Belgian Dubbel style beer with flavors from five different …

Is “the Cloud” Overrated? Is “the Cloud” Overrated?
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With so much hype around how great cloud computing is, it’s hard to imagine it any way other than good. The news is full of stories about what the cloud can do, the increased adoption rate of the cloud, and how more and more businesses are developing cloud applications. As a result, it would be really easy for businesses that are not on board with cloud computing to think that they’re way behind the times.

Modern Warfare 3: It’s What You Want For Christmas

It’s almost October, which means that everyone is already gearing up for the big holiday shopping season. One of the biggest elements to any holiday shopping season since the mid 80′s is games, and this year looks like it will …

Chrome To Pass Firefox By The End Of 2011 Chrome To Pass Firefox By The End Of 2011
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Google’s Chrome browser is growing in popularity, and naturally that means that it’s drawing users away from the other big boys, Internet Explorer and Firefox. Currently, Internet Explorer is still the most popular browser by a pretty wide margin, and …

DaniWeb Loses Over Half of Traffic: The Panda is Back. DaniWeb Loses Over Half of Traffic: The Panda is Back.
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Update: When asked if an iteration of Panda was implemented this week, a Google spokesperson told us, “yes.” She also provided the following statement: “We’re continuing to iterate on our Panda algorithm as part of our commitment to returning high-quality …

Full Tilt Poker Gets License Revoked, Players Still Left Without Refunds Full Tilt Poker Gets License Revoked, Players Still Left Without Refunds
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Unfortunately, if you still have money tied up in Full Tilt Poker, the chances of you seeing it any time soon are worse than pulling that case Ace on the river. Three months after their gambling license was suspended, Full …

Amazon Looking to Buy Palm, Get Into the OS Game? Amazon Looking to Buy Palm, Get Into the OS Game?

The days of Amazon being known as a bookseller or a retail giant might be coming to a close. Oh, of course they’ll still be both of those, but we might start thinking about the company more along the lines …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Design Prototype Has Larger Screen, Thinner Frame iPhone 5 Rumor: Design Prototype Has Larger Screen, Thinner Frame
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If you think that you’ve been following the swirls of rumors surrounding the possible new design of the iPhone 5, just wait until you see what the folks over at BENM.at have done. Using all of the most relevant hints …

Ads, Search, Analytics & Star Wars Music Ads, Search, Analytics & Star Wars Music

The video round-up is strictly business today. Well, almost. There is some pretty sweet Floppy drive music and some business-based comedy from an Onion guy. But plenty of marketing material too. View other daily video round-ups here. Baratunde Thurston of …

The Atlanta Braves, National Coffee Day, and Sing-alongs The Atlanta Braves, National Coffee Day, and Sing-alongs

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 …

Apple Rumors, iPods, Privacy & Video Sharing Apple Rumors, iPods, Privacy & Video Sharing

Today’s infographic roundup looks at Apple rumors, the life of the iPod, privacy on Facebook and Google+ and habits of online video viewers. Perhaps the best infographic here, however, is the one from Fast Company at the bottom about the …

The Walking Dead Webisodes To Launch Before Season 2 Premiere The Walking Dead Webisodes To Launch Before Season 2 Premiere
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AMC’s hit zombie series The Walking Dead returns in October and I must say that I’m pretty excited. “Pretty,” because a.) I wasn’t too thrilled with the way the first season ended, although I understand that it was a shortened …

YouTube Down For Some Users YouTube Down For Some Users
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Update: 04:37 EST: It’s back up for us. I have to say this is the first time I’ve seen this happen, and I’ve spent a lot of time on YouTube since I’ve been writing for WebProNews. I’ve had random videos …

Blekko Gets New Funding ($30 Million) Blekko Gets New Funding ($30 Million)
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Blekko has secured a new $30 million investment from a mix of investors (some old, some new), including Russian search engine Yandex. CEO Rich Skrenta tells WebProNews, “Money will be used to expand and grow the service – hiring, infrastructure, …

Google Analytics Real-Time Launches for Real Time Traffic Data Google Analytics Real-Time Launches for Real Time Traffic Data
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Google announced the launch of a new set of reports in Google Analytics today, which shows you what’s happening with your site as it happens. Pretty cool. It’s called Google Analytics Real-Time (fittingly). “One way that I like to use …