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Joe Paterno’s Firing Explodes Across the Internet Joe Paterno’s Firing Explodes Across the Internet
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Instead of the standard “We are. Penn State.” chants that usually emanate from Happy Valley, PA, it’s probably more accurate to suggest that the Penn State student body was yelling, “We are. Pissed off.” Such is the way of things …

Siri’s British Voice Didn’t Know He Was Siri Siri’s British Voice Didn’t Know He Was Siri

If you’re a U.S. user of Siri, Apple’s voice assistant feature for the iPhone 4S, you’re greeted by a mechanical yet still rather soothing voice of a woman. That changes for users in the UK. Their Siri is a man, …

Facebook News Feed Changes: View By Most Recent Again Facebook News Feed Changes: View By Most Recent Again
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Remember when Facebook launched those News Feed changes a while back? A lot of people weren’t too happy with them. While the ticker was made available to see the most recent items as they happened, some didn’t like this approach …

Google+ For Business Discussed at ad:tech New York Google+ For Business Discussed at ad:tech New York
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Google’s Christian Oestlien gave a presentation at ad:tech New York today discussing Google+ for business. Obviously this is a hot topic now that Google+ Pages have been launched. During his presentation, he introduced the #gplusbiz hashtag for marketers to give …

FBI: Massive Fraudulent Online Ad Scheme Affected More Than 4 Million Computers FBI: Massive Fraudulent Online Ad Scheme Affected More Than 4 Million Computers

According to the U.S. Attorney’s office in Manhattan, at least 4 million computers in over 100 different countries fell victim to a giant fraud scheme that involved a sophisticated virus that manipulated search results and used online ads to generate …

Governor Chris Christie Will Answer Questions Via Live Facebook Discussion Governor Chris Christie Will Answer Questions Via Live Facebook Discussion
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On Monday, November 14 New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie, will be at Facebook’s headquarters taking place in a live discussion with Sheryl Sandberg. Like other live discussions that have taken place on Facebook, users will be able to submit questions …

How to Make A Google+ Page For Your Business How to Make A Google+ Page For Your Business
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This article assumes you already have a Google+ account. If not, go get one of those first. 1. Go to the “Create a Page” page.

Darren Aronofsky’s Anti Meth Ads, Dodgeball Ninja, Trolling a Predator, Best Buy Prank Darren Aronofsky’s Anti Meth Ads, Dodgeball Ninja, Trolling a Predator, Best Buy Prank
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Lot’s of videos to get through today, so we’ll be brief with the introduction. In today’s “Best Videos” edition, you’ll see Radiohead, Darren Aronofsky’s anti meth ads, a dodgeball ninja, instructions on how to troll a predator and a few …

Social Conversion, Brand Storytelling, and Cell Phone Poop Social Conversion, Brand Storytelling, and Cell Phone Poop
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Today’s infographic round-up looks at the differences and features of paid, earned, and owned media. The second infographic shows what it takes to convert in a social world. Finally, learn about the dirtiness of the things we touch on a …

The Oscars, Asteroids, and Children’s Books Made More Exciting The Oscars, Asteroids, and Children’s Books Made More Exciting

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 …

GOP Candidates on Google+: Hangouts with Fox News Special Report

Social media has often been credited as a driving force behind President Obama’s campaign win, and obviously that’s not been lost on others trying to reach the White House. Republican presidential candidates are not only taking to social media, but …

Siri Knows You’re Close With Constant Infrared Sensor Siri Knows You’re Close With Constant Infrared Sensor

Everyone that owns an iPhone 4S or has at least played with its voice assistant Siri knows that there are two ways to activate her. You can hold down to home button and she will pop right up, ready to …

Webcam Hacking Movie Looks To Heighten Awareness Webcam Hacking Movie Looks To Heighten Awareness
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Webcam hacking is a term and practice you may not have heard of, but will never forget after watching the movie below. The movie is simply titled “Webcam“, and was shot completely on none other than an actual webcam. The …

Google Reader Slow Down Due To Plus One Button? Google Reader Slow Down Due To Plus One Button?
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To many, the Google Reader is a quintessential component of web browsing. The ability to organize all of the sites that interest you, thanks to the power of RSS, is awfully appealing. The usability helps explain the backlash when Google …

Delicious Acquires Trunk.ly Delicious Acquires Trunk.ly

The new Delicious was launched back in September, and while some of us liked the direction the site was taking, I think it’s safe to say that the redesign was not a big hit with the majority of the site’s …

Modern Warfare 3 Sparks Violent Incidents On Launch Day

Yesterday was the big launch day of the much-anticipated installment of the Call of Duty franchise, Modern Warfare 3. And while many happy gamers were laying claymores, capturing positions, and launching predator strikes, some guys were reacting rather poorly to …

Obama Threatens To Veto Any Net Neutrality Repeals Obama Threatens To Veto Any Net Neutrality Repeals

Net neutrality, because of extreme corporate influence, has been a contentious issue ever since it was introduced. In fact, the subject has been completely muddied by a lack of understanding from various outspoken anti-Obama groups to the point where a …

.XXX Domain Purchases Begin, Calling It a Landrush .XXX Domain Purchases Begin, Calling It a Landrush

There has been a long running debate, and legal battle over whether or not .xxx domains should be allowed to exist. ICM, presented their idea of .xxx and .kids domains to ICANN back in 2000. Various proposals would be submitted …

Google Algorithms in Testing Look At Ads On Page Google Algorithms in Testing Look At Ads On Page
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Google’s Matt Cutts and Amit Singhal spoke at PubCon today about search quality. They said a lot of things, but one thing that stood out was that Google is looking to penalize sites that show too many ads that make …

Google Pubcon Q&A: 24 Takeaways Google Pubcon Q&A: 24 Takeaways
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At Pubcon in Las Vegas today, Matt Cutts and Amit Singhal, two key members of Google’s search team, took the stage to talk about Google search, and answer questions from webmasters. Here are 24 takeaways from what they said: 1. …

Google+ Pages A Must For Businesses, But Come Off As Rushed Google+ Pages A Must For Businesses, But Come Off As Rushed
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If you’re ignoring Google+ as a business, you’re ignoring Google. Google+ is Google, according to Google. Google+ also provides Google Search a window into our social activity on the web, providing a view that it does not have access to …

An Asteroid Almost Ended Your Life Yesterday An Asteroid Almost Ended Your Life Yesterday
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While you were going about your daily business, maybe sitting in traffic or making dinner, a giant asteroid whizzed by your head, and you narrowly escaped the cold bite of death. Ok, when I say “whizzed by your head” I …

Google TV Commercials The Most Effective Website Ads on TV: Report Google TV Commercials The Most Effective Website Ads on TV: Report

Historically, Google hasn’t done a whole lot of television advertising, but that has changed recently, and from the looks of things, it’s working out pretty well for the company. Ace Metrix put out lists of the most effective TV ads …

Groupon: The Movie Tackles Daily Deals Obsession Groupon: The Movie Tackles Daily Deals Obsession

Does getting everything at 50% off amount to the new American Dream? This, and other questions will be thoughtfully explored in Groupon: The Movie, a film whose parody trailer has just been released by female-centric comedy group Comediva. The trailer …