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Weiner Scares Fellow Congressional Tweeters Weiner Scares Fellow Congressional Tweeters
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Not only has the Weinergate scandal had an effect on the American people, the beltway media and obviously Anthony Weiner, but it has apparently had a great effect on Weiner’s fellow members of the U.S. congress. A new report shows …

Google Buys AdMeld for $400 MIllion: Report Google Buys AdMeld for $400 MIllion: Report
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According to an unconfirmed report from Michael Arrington at TechCrunch, citing “multiple sources,” Google has acquired ad optimization platform AdMeld for around $400 million. AdMeld CEO Michael Barrett led global sales at Fox Interactive Media, Co-Founders Ben Barokas and Brian …

Facebook In Real Life Facebook In Real Life
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Have you ever thought about just how strange your online activity is compared to your actual life? If the two have melded and you are unable to tell the difference anymore, I’m sorry, this won’t make any sense to you. …

YouTube Gives Player HD Preview Images, YouTube Brand Reduction YouTube Gives Player HD Preview Images, YouTube Brand Reduction

YouTube has launched some adjustments to its video player for embedded videos: HD preview images and logoless options. Now, any new video uploaded to YouTube in a resolution of 480p or higher will have an HD preview image anywhere the …

Victoria’s Secret: Facebook Fan Page in Detail Victoria’s Secret: Facebook Fan Page in Detail
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This post focuses on one of my favorite places to shop for some of my most intimate apparel, Victoria’s Secret (VS). Victoria’s Secret has a colossal Facebook following with more than 13.7 million “Likes.” The page’s wall is the default …

Sarah Palin’s Emails To Be Released Sarah Palin’s Emails To Be Released
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The long-delayed trove of digital correspondence between Sarah Palin and about fifty state officials will finally be released tomorrow. Many are anxious as to what might be revealed in the emails, while some believe that they probably won’t provide any …

Facebook Ads Gaining Popularity Among Local Businesses Facebook Ads Gaining Popularity Among Local Businesses
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22% of local merchants have used Facebook Ads, and two-thirds of them would use them again, according to a survey from MerchantCircle. The firm’s quarterly Merchant Confidence Index, a survey of about 5,000 local business owners across the US, finds …

Google Adds New Product Ads for Mobile Google Adds New Product Ads for Mobile
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Google has launched two styles of product ads for mobile that have previously been available for the desktop: product extension ads and product local ads. “Product Extension Ads enable you to easily display relevant product images and details directly in …

Trouble, Leona Helmsley’s Millionaire Dog Dies, Twitter Brings Out The Funny Trouble, Leona Helmsley’s Millionaire Dog Dies, Twitter Brings Out The Funny
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Definitely the richest, and most likely the most hated dog in the world is dead. Hotel and real estate mogul Leona Helmsley’s pampered Maltese, Trouble, has passed away at the ripe old age of 12 (or 84, depending on who …

Facebook Photos of Amputees Used on Porn Sites Facebook Photos of Amputees Used on Porn Sites
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When you put a photo of yourself on Facebook, few think about the fact that the photo can be copied and disseminated for any number of purposes. Whether it be to advertise a product, become the butt of an internet …

Does Gender Determine Twitter Content? Does Gender Determine Twitter Content?
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Who is more apt to tweet about money? Men? Women? How about marriage? Who tweets more about dinner and/or movies? Does a Twitter member’s gender determine the content of their tweets? In short, no, but there are recognizable patterns that …

Apple Hit by Protestors for Lobbying Tax Cuts Apple Hit by Protestors for Lobbying Tax Cuts
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Grassroots organization US Uncut protested in Apple stores over the weekend in response to Apple’s lobbying efforts for the tax holiday legislation called Freedom to Invest Act of 2011. This legislation would lower taxes for corporations that sell goods and services abroad. WIN America, a coalition of companies including Google, Microsoft, and, of course, Apple, is aggressively pushing for this legislation.

Google Earth Lets You Tour The Ocean Floor Google Earth Lets You Tour The Ocean Floor
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Okay, “armchair explorers,” are you ready to tour the biggest swath of the ocean floor ever mapped? Well now you can thanks to Google Earth and Columbia University. Based on data collected over 20 years from Columbia’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, …

Yahoo: Did You Know We’re #1? Yahoo: Did You Know We’re #1?
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Yahoo gets a lot of flack in the media – especially the search-related media, particularly since Bing started powering its search results, but Yahoo is reminding people that they’re about a lot more than search. The company has put up …

Bing for Mobile Gets New Features Bing for Mobile Gets New Features

Bing has launched some new mobile features, including Facebook sharing, news, maps/list split view, search history, and trending topics. Users can now share images, local business details and apps (that one’s just for iOS) with Facebook friends on the go. …

Fighting The Law With Bicycles, Social Media Fighting The Law With Bicycles, Social Media
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Meet Casey Neistat, a documentary filmmaker and one of the two stars of The Neistat Brothers series that appears on HBO. Like most creative people in today’s generation, Neistat is an active social media user, complete with a Twitter account …

Bonnaroo Live Stream Comes To Vevo Bonnaroo Live Stream Comes To Vevo
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This article is dedicated to all of you whose friends have trotted off to Bonnaroo without you. Whether you couldn’t get off work, don’t have the money or can’t stand the thought of camping in 90-degree weather for 4 days, …

Ranking Google Ranking Factors By Importance Ranking Google Ranking Factors By Importance
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Rand Fishkin and SEOmoz polled 132 SEO experts with data from over 10,000 Google search results, and have attempted to rank the importance of ranking signals. It’s not confirmed fact, obviously. Google won’t provide such information, but I suppose the …

Fairfield College Pranks Google Maps Fairfield College Pranks Google Maps

Three cheers for the male penis. It’s undeniable appearance is always good for a laugh — Just ask Anthony Weiner — especially when it shows up in unexpected areas, like, say, Google Maps, or your Twitter DM inbox. It’s quite …

New Google Panda Update Approved, On the Way New Google Panda Update Approved, On the Way
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Google’s Matt Cutts spoke in a Q&A session with Danny Sullivan at SMX Advanced this week, and discussed the Panda update, among other things. A lot of sites have been critical of Google for returning results that are scraped versions …

Google Doodle Celebrates Les Paul, Lets You Record Your Own Track Google Doodle Celebrates Les Paul, Lets You Record Your Own Track

Today’s Google Doodle is a whole lot of win. Not only does it honor a legend, but it is probably the most fun Doodle to interact with that Google has ever displayed. Today, the Google homepage features a guitar in …

Bing Webmaster Tools Refreshed Bing Webmaster Tools Refreshed
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Bing has launched some enhancements to Bing Webmaster Tools in an update called “Honey Badger”. “Today’s redesign offers webmasters a simplified experience that allows them to quickly analyze and identify trends – while also bringing new and unique features to …

Google on How Much Content You Should Have On Your Home Page Google on How Much Content You Should Have On Your Home Page
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The latest Google Webmaster Central video from Matt Cutts talks about home page content. Given issues like content depth and site speed, which Google has brought up a great deal in recent memory, the content on your home page is …

Wave At The Bus Dad is Costumed, Awesome, Embarrassing Wave At The Bus Dad is Costumed, Awesome, Embarrassing

Let me get this on record: The Wave At The Bus Dad is the man. Seriously. What he did to/for his son during the recently completed school year was awesome as hell and had to be absolutely mortifying for the …