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Does SEO Help Or Hurt User Experience? Does SEO Help Or Hurt User Experience?
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Jeremy Schoemaker, who runs the popular Shoemoney blog, wrote a post about a year and a half ago called “Where My Hatred of SEO Comes From“. It’s basically about site owners who put more effort into pleasing the search algorithms …

Guess What? Social Media Measurement Doesn’t Have to Be Hard Guess What? Social Media Measurement Doesn’t Have to Be Hard
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What is it about social media measurement that makes it so hard for people to grasp? It is it really that it’s so hard, or is it that people are missing the point? According to Dave Fleet, the Vice President of Digital at Edelman in Toronto, marketers often make it harder than it is.

Steve Jobs Memorial Service on Sunday Steve Jobs Memorial Service on Sunday
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Apple is holding a memorial service for Steve Jobs on Sunday, October 16 for a few select invitees. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley are invited to the event, …

Demand Media Writers Offer Different Viewpoints of Assignment Reduction Demand Media Writers Offer Different Viewpoints of Assignment Reduction
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Demand Media recently alerted Demand Media Studios writers that it would be reducing the amount of assignments it would be given out. As discussed in a recent article, this has left a fair amount of writers without a significant source …

Google’s Horowitz Talks About Moving On From Buzz Google’s Horowitz Talks About Moving On From Buzz
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As you may have heard, Google announced that it will be shutting down Google Buzz. The truth is, many of us have been waiting for Google to make the move. Even when Google gave webmasters the +1 button to add …

Facebook Gives Developers New Authentication Tools, Insights Facebook Gives Developers New Authentication Tools, Insights
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Facebook announced that it is making new developer tools announced at f8 available to developers and users. That would be the redesigned Auth Dialog and a new authentication flow, designed to give developers greater control over how people first interact …

iPhone 4S, The Thing, and Drunk Pizza Making iPhone 4S, The Thing, and Drunk Pizza Making

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 …

Skype & Facebook’s Impact on the College Experience Skype & Facebook’s Impact on the College Experience

In today’s infographic round-up, we look at one about Facebook’s impact on the college experience, and one shared by Skype and Microsoft as the the latter’s acquisition of the former has been completed. View more daily infographic round-ups here. OnlinePHD.org …

Avengers Trailer Breaks iTunes Record Avengers Trailer Breaks iTunes Record
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Besides generating a great deal of feedback, Marvel Studios released a press release saying their new trailer for next summer’s The Avengers broke records for being the most downloaded trailer ever at iTunes. The aforementioned feedback was loud and clear …

iPhone 4S Camera Sample, Talking to Siri & A Broken iPad iPhone 4S Camera Sample, Talking to Siri & A Broken iPad

Today’s videos include some discussion about Amazon’s Silk browser, a discussion with Siri, a sample of the new iPhone 4S’s HD video, and plenty other goodies. Don’t miss the Pee-wee Herman PSA. View other daily video round-ups here. The magazine …

iPhone 4S Launch Day: What Are Your Disappointments? iPhone 4S Launch Day: What Are Your Disappointments?
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Remember when Apple held their big “Let’s Talk iPhone” event back on October 4th, and they didn’t announce the iPhone 5? Instead, we were handed the iPhone 4S, a phone with many internal improvements – but one that looked like …

Fun With the iPhone 4S Fun With the iPhone 4S
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The iPhone 4s officially launched today — Friday, October 14 — and by most accounts, the newest member of the iDevice family is selling rather well. In fact, one of WebProNews’ chief contributors, Josh Wolford, bought one today and he’s …

Google Music Store In The Works? Google Music Store In The Works?
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It looks like Google might jump into the music sales business, as people familiar with the matter say that Google is planning on opening an online music store in the near future. Of course, this would put them in direct …

Rome Sweet Rome, A Story From A Reddit Thread, To Become Feature Film Rome Sweet Rome, A Story From A Reddit Thread, To Become Feature Film
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Who said internet comment threads are a waste of time? Apparently, if you’re creative enough, your musings can become the basis for a major motion picture. Warner Bros. has purchased the rights to “Rome Sweet Rome,” a story about U.S. …

Is Amazon Silk More Awesome or Scary? Is Amazon Silk More Awesome or Scary?
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While the web browser space isn’t typically the most exciting area, there is a quite a bit of hype around Amazon’s entrance into the market. The Internet retailer introduced Amazon Silk in conjunction with its announcement of Kindle Fire, it’s …

Google Buzz Gets Killed, Along with Code Search, Jaiku, iGoogle Social Features Google Buzz Gets Killed, Along with Code Search, Jaiku, iGoogle Social Features
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When Google launched Google+, it didn’t take long for some of us to speculate about the demise of Google Buzz. Now, we don’t have to speculate much more because Google has come out and said they’re shutting it down, along …

A Deal is Not Always Such a Great Deal A Deal is Not Always Such a Great Deal
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Thumbtack.com put out some research last week suggesting that many daily deals in the local services industry are priced equal to or higher than the average local price of the service. In other words, the deal isn’t always much of …

iPad 3 Rumor: Release Date Early 2012 Hints Production Numbers iPad 3 Rumor: Release Date Early 2012 Hints Production Numbers
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Today is a huge day for Apple as the launch of the new iPhone 4S began early this morning. Scores of people camped out or arrived in the wee hours of the morning to get in line to purchase the …

Former eHow Owner Impressed With Site’s Direction Former eHow Owner Impressed With Site’s Direction
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Demand Media’s eHow site is no stranger to controversy. It’s often been criticized for saturating the web with content of questionable quality, but the company has heard these complaints loud and clear, and has been making numerous efforts to bring …

Ice Cream Sandwich Teased From Android’s New Twitter Account Ice Cream Sandwich Teased From Android’s New Twitter Account

Something delicious is coming… According to the @Android Twitter account, we can expect a chocolatey, creamy Ice Cream Sandwich in our near future. The Android account tweeted for the first time Thursday afternoon, even though the account itself has existed …

Bitly’s Take On Social Search Bitly’s Take On Social Search
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Social search is an interesting animal, mostly because there are so many different approaches. There’s realtime search, like we’ve seen from Google+ and Topsy in the last week. There’s Google’s social search, which simply sprinkles social results throughout its web …

Steve Wozniak Gets His iPhone 4S Like The Rest Of Us Steve Wozniak Gets His iPhone 4S Like The Rest Of Us
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If you were in line Thursday evening or Friday morning at the Apple Store in Los Gatos, CA, you probably saw a familiar face in the crowd. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak was first in line to get his new iPhone …

Google No Longer Waiting For You To Update Your Business Listing Google No Longer Waiting For You To Update Your Business Listing
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Google announced that it is now updating business listings on Google Places for businesses, rather than waiting for businesses to do it. That’s not to say that you can’t update it yourself, but Google basically says it will do so …

Nexus Prime, Ice Cream Sandwich Launch Rescheduled Nexus Prime, Ice Cream Sandwich Launch Rescheduled
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It looks like we have another official date set for the big Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS release. Invitations have been seen out for the rescheduled Google / Samsung event, now taking place in Hong Kong on October 19th. …