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Facebook Posts Turned Into A Book Facebook Posts Turned Into A Book

When Cynthia Legette Davis began posting inspirational messages for her Facebook friends in 2010, little did she know the posts would wind up as a book. But that’s exactly what happened. The inspirational Facebook posts now make up Davis’ newest …

Porn Apps For Android Quite Popular, Infographic Shows Porn Apps For Android Quite Popular, Infographic Shows
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MiKandi, which provides an app store for adults, has put together an infographic looking at “a year in the life of adult apps” for mobile devices. There’s nothing graphic, but if you’re offended by adult words, be warned that there …

Facebook, Twitter Aren’t Required To Have Anti-Piracy Software, Court Says
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Europe’s top court dealt a blow to anti-piracy crusaders and tallied a win for proponents of Internet freedom today by ruling that social networking sites cannot be required to set up an anti-piracy filtering system. The ruling involves a case …

Flickr, Vimeo Sharing Coming To OS X Mountain Lion Flickr, Vimeo Sharing Coming To OS X Mountain Lion

There’s plenty of buzz today following Apple’s unexpected announcement of OS X Mountain Lion. Most of the attention is being focused on the numerous iOS features that are being incorporated into the new operating system – Reminders, Notes, Messages, Twitter …

Narrative Science, The Robotic Content Farm, Generates Articles From Tweets Narrative Science, The Robotic Content Farm, Generates Articles From Tweets
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We first reported on Narrative Science at the height of the big content farm discussion, prior to Google’s release of the Panda Update about a year ago. We asked if the next wave of content farms would eliminate humans, as …

Timeline of An Office Romance [Infographic] Timeline of An Office Romance [Infographic]

From the fine folks at MTV, here comes a frighteningly accurate infographic featuring the evolution – and devolution – of an office romance. Infographics have become all the rage lately. And, they are a good way to present information in …

YouTube Announces New Features Including Google+ Integration YouTube Announces New Features Including Google+ Integration
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YouTube is marching forward in its insistence to change the site – admittedly in ways that make everything work and look better. The company took to its official blog today to announce four new features ranging from social media integration …

Facebook Used to Arrest Vandals Facebook Used to Arrest Vandals
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Bryan College-Station couple Gina Noel Wilfong, 21, and Joseph Woods Smith, 20, were arrested on Valentine’s Day after boasting about vandalizing the Jeep Wrangler of the lady’s ex-boyfriend, according to local publication The Eagle. The couple was charged with criminal …

Posting Someone’s Photo To Facebook Without Permission Is Rude, Says Majority Posting Someone’s Photo To Facebook Without Permission Is Rude, Says Majority
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I’m sure plenty of you know the feeling: You wake up after a night of partying a little too hard and the first thing that you think (other than how much you need a glass of water) is “Man, I …

NUKEMAP Uses Google Maps API To Let You Blow Up The Outside World NUKEMAP Uses Google Maps API To Let You Blow Up The Outside World
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People make a lot of novel uses of Google Maps technologies. Some people give you ways to share your love with the world. Some people promote nature conservation. You can even take a virtual spelunking tour. While all of those …

Facebook Social Games Breakdown [Infographic] Facebook Social Games Breakdown [Infographic]

Social gaming like Words With Friends, FarmVille and Mafia Wars is big business. An infographic released by Prism Online Casino explores Facebook social games, particularly the reasons why each are so popular. Among the observations are that people are into …

Google May One Day Face Lawsuit From Music Industry
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The entertainment industry doesn’t like search engines. They may take that dislike to the next level soon. TorrentFreak is reporting that IFPI wants Google to play nice with the entertainment industries by removing “pirate” Web sites from search results and …

Study: Retailers Not Optimized for Tablets Study: Retailers Not Optimized for Tablets
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According to a study released today by Zmags, most retailers are not ready for the tablet revolution. While many businesses are aware that mobile is the way to go when trying to reach their customers, apparently quite a few are …

Mark Zuckerberg On Pinterest: Real or Fake? Mark Zuckerberg On Pinterest: Real or Fake?

As previously reported, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg now has a Pinterest account. Whether that’s real or fake is a little unclear. It’s been reported on as if it’s real, without any actual indication that it is (at least that I’ve …

“What My Friends Think I Do” Meme Popular on Facebook “What My Friends Think I Do” Meme Popular on Facebook
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Ever since the dawn of the latest update of Facebook, picture sizes within the Facebook feed have increased. This helps memes become more viral on the well-known social networking site, along with various cute ICanHasCheezburger pictures. Recently, you may have …

Porn Site Caught Using Teens’ Facebook Photos Porn Site Caught Using Teens’ Facebook Photos
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Girls at a Boston area Vocational High School are a little more than upset after it was discovered that a porn site had been using their Facebook photos without their knowledge or consent. CBS Boston reports that photos from the …

Mobile Now a Core Component of Google AdSense Mobile Now a Core Component of Google AdSense

Google AdSense for mobile was put in place while people were still using flip phones, in order to allow companies to monetize their mobile content. With the advent of smartphone popularity, Google has just made it easier for vendors to …

Social Media Helps Teens See Other’s Needs Social Media Helps Teens See Other’s Needs

Parents, social media may not be that bad for your teen after all. According to a new study, conducted online in January by Harris Interactive, more than half of teens (55%) say social media sites like Facebook and Twitter have …

Blekko Gets Ads, DuckDuckGo Gets A Million Searches In A Day Blekko Gets Ads, DuckDuckGo Gets A Million Searches In A Day

Blekko sought out from the start to become the “third search engine” behind Google and Bing (Yahoo, for all intents and purposes counted as Bing, since Bing powers Yahoo Search). Google and Bing serve search ads to monetize their efforts. …

iPad’s Biggest Competitor Is iPhone 4S, Not Kindle Fire iPad’s Biggest Competitor Is iPhone 4S, Not Kindle Fire
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According to a recent study by iSuppli, the iPad so thoroughly owns the tablet market that its nearest competitor isn’t a tablet at all: it’s the iPhone 4S. In the fourth quarter of 2011 Apple shipped 15.4 million iPads. That …

FTC Totally Concerned About Privacy On Mobile Apps For Kids
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In all likelihood, mobile app developers probably don’t discriminate when it comes to sponging information from kids and adults alike. To most of them, private info is a bunch of little white pellets and they are insatiable Pac-Mans. However, the …

Apple Quietly Drops “Mac” From OS X’s Name Apple Quietly Drops “Mac” From OS X’s Name
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When Apple unexpectedly announced OS X Mountain Lion this morning, they trumpeted a host of new features. Mountain Lion is getting Messages (which is already available in beta), Reminders, and Notification Center from iOS. It’s getting Gatekeeper for security. It’s …

JotForm.com Suspended By US Feds
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The U.S. government is continuing its happy-go-lucky censorship of Web sites for reasons blown way out of proportion. It was revealed yesterday that JotForm.com had its domain suspended. The reason behind the suspension was not exactly clear. Aytekin Tank took …

Cisco Challenges Microsoft’s Skype Acquisition In EU Court Cisco Challenges Microsoft’s Skype Acquisition In EU Court

Concerned that Microsoft’s acquisition of Skype could leave other video communications services out in the cold, Cisco is planning to challenge the deal through the European Union’s highest court. Although the European Commission already approved the acquisition last year, Cisco …