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Today’s Funniest Tweets Today’s Funniest Tweets

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 …

Wajam Adds Location to Social Results on Google, Bing, Yahoo Wajam Adds Location to Social Results on Google, Bing, Yahoo

We’ve written about Wajam a few times. From my personal user experience, I think these guys are getting social search better than just about everybody, and now they’ve taken it a step further by adding location into the mix. Wajam …

Skype Tackles the Home Phone Market Skype Tackles the Home Phone Market
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Surely, this news will please E.T., right? Oh, wait. That’s “phone home,” not “home phone.” What we have here is a device that allows would-be Skype users to access the service from their home phone. That’s right. No longer are …

Facebook Music Product Expected at f8 in September Facebook Music Product Expected at f8 in September

Last week, Facebook announced that its f8 developer conference will take place on September 22. The company said it would explore topics including: new products, building social apps and open Q&A. “We have some exciting product announcements that enable a …

Arian Foster’s Hamstring MRI Gets A Twitter Diagnosis Arian Foster’s Hamstring MRI Gets A Twitter Diagnosis

Sports stars on Twitter. Always the source of amusement. Little did Texans running back and very high pick in my fantasy draft Arian Foster know that his tweet earlier today regarding his hamstring injury would result in a diagnosis by …

Salesforce Announces a Slew of Products for the “Social Enterprise” Salesforce Announces a Slew of Products for the “Social Enterprise”
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Salesforce had a slew of announcements at its Dreamforce conference, including a new version of Chatter called Chatter Now. Also announced as part of what the company is calling the “Social Enteprise,” were: Chatter Approvals, Chatter Customer Groups, Chatter Service …

Windows Mango Phone Offers Robust Picture-Taking Windows Mango Phone Offers Robust Picture-Taking
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Camera phones have been apart of our lives for some time now; since around the beginning of the 2000s, and, of course, they are an incredibly popular method for taking pictures in today’s world. So much so, in fact, the …

Add Multiple AdWords Accounts to One Google Analytics Account Add Multiple AdWords Accounts to One Google Analytics Account

Google announced that you can now link multiple AdWords accounts to a single Google Analytics account. This functionality comes with a new “data sources” section in the account settings in GA, where you can use auto-tagging with multiple AdWords accounts …

Blogger Redesign Available for Opt In Blogger Redesign Available for Opt In

Google has launched a redesign of Blogger, its popular blogging platform. Now, users can create or edit posts with one click at the top of the screen whether they’re on the dashboard or settings page of blogger.com. The post editor …

Google Chrome Frame Avoids Admin Lockdowns, Leaves Beta Google Chrome Frame Avoids Admin Lockdowns, Leaves Beta

Google’s developers want your Internet browsing experience to be as robust as possible, even those of you who are stuck using Internet Explorer 6, or any of the versions that succeeded IE6. This capability now includes people who are locked …

Apple Removes Financial Times iPad, iPhone App Apple Removes Financial Times iPad, iPhone App

After refusing to comply with Apple’s new terms for in-app subscription payments, the Financial Times has seen both their iPhone and iPad apps pulled from the App Store. Apple had set a June 30th deadline for all apps to meet …

Old People Climbing Aboard The Good Ship Facebook Old People Climbing Aboard The Good Ship Facebook

It’s a well-known fact that young people love social media. Love might not be a strong enough word – maybe “depends on” or “require” would better describe the way my generation sees services like Twitter and Facebook. Many studies have …

Google Announces Changes to AdSense Publisher Application Process Google Announces Changes to AdSense Publisher Application Process

Google is making some changes to the AdSense publisher application process. Starting today, the company says, it will be adding a new step to the review process and begin sending notifications at “two key points.” “After a new application is …

The Deals Space: It’s Easy to Start, But Not to Grow The Deals Space: It’s Easy to Start, But Not to Grow
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Back in June, Mary Song, CEO of Yuupon, gave WebProNews the following predictions for the deals space: 1. Facebook Deals will not be a major contender as is.  Why? Facebook Deals is a self-serve platform and like ad-words is unlikely …

Does Recording Sex Acts Cross the Line for Stolen-Laptop-Tracking Companies? Does Recording Sex Acts Cross the Line for Stolen-Laptop-Tracking Companies?
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As many of you probably know, there are now plenty of companies out there that can help you retrieve your laptop, should it fall into the wrong hands. These companies do this by activating pre-installed software once your computer is …

DoJ Files To Block AT&T, T-Mobile Merger DoJ Files To Block AT&T, T-Mobile Merger

The United States Department of Justice announced today that it has filed an antitrust lawsuit to block AT&T’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile. “The combination of AT&T and T-Mobile would result in tens of millions of consumers all across the United …

The Angriest Reaction to Not Being Able to Play Super Poke Pets Yet? The Angriest Reaction to Not Being Able to Play Super Poke Pets Yet?
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As discussed previously, people are upset that Google is shutting down Slide, and Super Poke Pets in particular. We ran across the following video on YouTube depicting the “passion” some players have truly had about this game. The video below …

mSpot: We Have the “Holy Grail” of Mobile Movies mSpot: We Have the “Holy Grail” of Mobile Movies
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mSpot has announced what it is calling the “Holy Grail of Mobile Movies”. In other words: instant streaming and progressive downloads. It will first be offered on newly shipping Lenovo tablets. “While there is growing competition for streaming movies – …

Lanvin Dancing Models Ad Campaign Goes Viral Lanvin Dancing Models Ad Campaign Goes Viral

High fashion design company Lanvin is making a viral splash with a video for their 2011 Fall fashion campaign. The video, which has already amassed more than 150,000 views on YouTube in a matter of days, features dancing models. Part …

Google+ Business Profiles Suggested Under “Employer” in Google Profiles Google+ Business Profiles Suggested Under “Employer” in Google Profiles
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Chris Lang, CEO of Key Web Data, has spotted a feature of Google+ that appears to reveal the upcoming business profiles in testing. If you go to edit your Google profile and edit the employment section, you can go to …

iPhone 5 Rumor: New Remote Diagnostic Tool iPhone 5 Rumor: New Remote Diagnostic Tool
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When the iPhone 5 hits sometime in the next couple of months (hopefully, if release date rumors are correct, and by the grace of Jobs), it will drop with iOS 5. The next major upgrade to Apple’s operating system has …

Yahoo and Gannett Expand Local Ad Partnership Yahoo and Gannett Expand Local Ad Partnership

Yahoo and Gannett are expanding upon their already successful local advertising partnership. The expansion will be pushed to all 19 of Gannett Broadcasting Division markets by February. Local advertisers will have access to Yahoo inventory and targeting capabilities.  “The agreement …

Urbanspoon Adds Zagat Reviews Urbanspoon Adds Zagat Reviews

Urbanspoon has signed a deal with Zagat that will see over 25,000 Zagat reviews featured prominently on Urbanspoon. Urbanspoon tells WebProNews, “”We’re excited to be working with Zagat – the pinnacle of high end restaurant reviews. Providing diners with easy …

Yelp Cuts Back On Daily Deals, Great Timing for Groupon Yelp Cuts Back On Daily Deals, Great Timing for Groupon

It’s an interesting time for the daily deals space. As previously reported, Facebook, which may assumed would be a major player, has decided to fold its deals product, though the company is keeping around check-in deals. Yelp, another popular service …