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Android And Texting:  What’s Popular in The Mobile Phone World Android And Texting: What’s Popular in The Mobile Phone World

The latest metrics for the mobile phone industry have hit the wires, and there are some surprises from the comScore’s findings. That being said, there are also reveals that come without any surprise, whatsoever — especially when you consider the …

Mark Zuckerberg is a Better Writer Than Paul Ceglia Mark Zuckerberg is a Better Writer Than Paul Ceglia
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In the case of the guy who says he owns 84% of Facebook, recent developments have come in the form of a motion for expedited discovery. Last week we told you about the “Declaration of Mark Elliot Zuckerberg in Support …

Apple iCloud Draws Antitrust Complaints Before It’s Even Unveiled Apple iCloud Draws Antitrust Complaints Before It’s Even Unveiled

Apple’s iCloud service hasn’t even been formally introduced yet (it will be today sometime after 1PM Eastern), but it is already drawing antitrust complaints. iCloud is expected to add a music storage element to Apple’s current digital music offerings (the …

Eric Schmidt Backs Display Ad Company Spongecell Eric Schmidt Backs Display Ad Company Spongecell

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt (along with others) has invested in Spongecell, an online display advertising company. Spongecell announced this morning that it has completed a new round of financing led by Schmidt and Jim Pallotta, Chairman and Managing Director …

Good SEO Starts with Smart Purchasing Decisions Good SEO Starts with Smart Purchasing Decisions
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I don’t know about you, but sometimes I get completely overwhelmed with the sheer amount of time, energy and raw hours that go into properly marketing a website online. The thing that gets me the most is that with SEO …

E3 Rumor: Nintendo Project Cafe’s Touchscreen Controller E3 Rumor: Nintendo Project Cafe’s Touchscreen Controller
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The Electronic Entertainment Expo is upon us, as the gaming conference will kick off today. As speculation grows about all the new hardware and software that will be revealed in the next few days, one thing is for sure: Nintendo …

Twitter Apology Update: Mission Accomplished Twitter Apology Update: Mission Accomplished
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Last week, we discussed the punishment of Fahmi Fadzil, who was found to responsible for defaming BluInc Media & Female Magazine concerning the company’s apparent treatment of a friend of Fadzil. While defending his companion, Fadzil posted a tweet that …

Here Come iOS 5, Mac OS X Lion and iCloud Here Come iOS 5, Mac OS X Lion and iCloud
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Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off today in San Francisco today. A week ago, Apple revealed that CEO Steve Jobs would be appearing at the event (obviously significant given his medical leave of absence from the company, though he also …

What is Google Offering With Google Offers? What is Google Offering With Google Offers?
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This past week, Google launched its first offers on Google Offers in Portland. It remains to be seen just when Google will expand into other areas, but they already said that San Francisco and New York would be the next …

ZOMG, NSFW Added to Oxford Dictionary ZOMG, NSFW Added to Oxford Dictionary
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Language is always evolving. And nowadays, with the prevalence of internet use, texting, and social networking, it is evolving at an unprecedented pace. Some new words have just been added to the Oxford Dictionaries Online, a related branch of the …

Big Data Challenges and What Factual Is Doing about Them Big Data Challenges and What Factual Is Doing about Them

Data has become a very coveted item. There is so much of it, but it is so hard to obtain. It is easier to get now than it ever was before with offerings such as Amazon’s Clusters, but it is especially difficult for startups with small budgets.

GoDaddy CEO Links to More Footage From Controversial Elephant Killing GoDaddy CEO Links to More Footage From Controversial Elephant Killing
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Every time we think GoDaddy has tried to put to rest the controversy over CEO Bob Parsons killing an elephant, Parsons brings it back up. This time he has tweeted a link to a a cover story for NRA digital …

Massachusetts Tornadoes Make for Popular YouTube Content Massachusetts Tornadoes Make for Popular YouTube Content

As previously discussed, 2011 has been the Year of the Tornado, at least in the United States. Massive storms caused cataclysmic damage to Missouri and Alabama in May, complete with a combined death toll that approached 500 people. In both …

WWDC 2011 Bingo WWDC 2011 Bingo
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Monday kicks off Apple’s much hyped 2011 Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. For a while now, everyone has been speculating as to what will be revealed at the conference. Apple has made it clear that the focus will be …

Google +1 Button: 31 Things You Should Know Google +1 Button: 31 Things You Should Know
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As you may know, the Google +1 button has become available for webmasters, site owners and publishers to include on their content, and many rushed right in to do just that. Why not? It impacts your site’s visibility in search, …

Blending Paid Social with Organic Social Blending Paid Social with Organic Social
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Now that social media participation has become an integral aspect of the marketing mix, businesses are finding ways to increase the return on their social participation through paid amplification. The impact on SEO alone can make this an attractive place …

All Apologies: Is Twitter the Modern Day Chalkboard? All Apologies: Is Twitter the Modern Day Chalkboard?

Remember when you used to get in trouble in school as a youngster? Remember having to write out a “I will not do _______ again” apology on the blackboard repetitively as punishment for your shenanigans? In case you’re aren’t sure …

Facebook, Twitter Banned on French TV Facebook, Twitter Banned on French TV
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You thought some the rules lording over communication here in the States were infuriatingly pedantic, get a load of this: France’s broadcasting regulation organization, the CSA, has banned the casual use of the words “Facebook” and “Twitter” on the air. …

Recent Gmail Attack Reportedly Targeted White House Employees Recent Gmail Attack Reportedly Targeted White House Employees
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White House workers were reportedly targeted in recent attacks against Google’s Gmail service, said to come from hackers in China. The White House has not indicated who exactly was targeted, but has said that there were no official messages compromised. …

Duke Nukem Forever Trailer Pulled From YouTube? Duke Nukem Forever Trailer Pulled From YouTube?
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Nudity is apparently the in thing over at YouTube — provided you can get the video to stay up for any length of time. After last night’s Playboy debacle, another highly-anticipated title found itself on the YouTube cutting floor, thanks …

Google Acquires PostRank, a Social Measurement Firm Google Acquires PostRank, a Social Measurement Firm
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Google has acquired PostRank, a service that helps users find, read, and measure online social engagement with news and articles. The amount has not been disclosed. The company offers data services (APIs that enable real-time content and engagement for media …

With E3 Looming, Xbox 360 Looks Strong With E3 Looming, Xbox 360 Looks Strong
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The E3 2011 gaming conference kicks off next week. As we head into the show it’s undeniable that in the battle of the big two, it’s a good time for Microsoft and dark days at Sony. While Sony has taken …

Groupon IPO Legitimizes the Daily Deals Marketplace Groupon IPO Legitimizes the Daily Deals Marketplace

Groupon made big news this week, when it filed for its much-anticipated IPO. CEO Andrew Mason has expressed disdain for some of his competitors – the ones he considers to be clones. “I was a music major, and with music, …

The Dark Knight Rises Viral Campaign Heats Up The Dark Knight Rises Viral Campaign Heats Up
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Movie marketing strategy is being based more and more on viral content these days. One of the best examples of this is with Christopher Nolan’s revamp of the Batman series. Some new videos have surfaced that may give us a …