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Google+: Where Are The Women At? Google+: Where Are The Women At?
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SocialStatistics.com shows stats for over 18,000 Google+ profiles. You can see who has the most friends and followers, as well as various other items. You can see, for example, that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has the most followers at 110,820, …

Is Google + Popular Because It’s Not Facebook? Is Google + Popular Because It’s Not Facebook?
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Recently, when Google + launched, a couple of web comics offered their take on the similarities between that and Facebook. Essentially, the implication was Google + is popular because of one main reason: It’s not Facebook. The Xtranormal animals have …

How Could Google Improve Google+ to Help Your Business? How Could Google Improve Google+ to Help Your Business?
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One interesting component of Google+ is Google’s use of it for feedback and potential improvements. Google staffers are of course all over the new social networking “project,” and much of their focus has been on outreach to users on how …

Kenny Powers Becomes CEO of K-Swiss, Launches Viral Ad Campaign Kenny Powers Becomes CEO of K-Swiss, Launches Viral Ad Campaign
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California-based footwear makers K-Swiss have just debuted a bold new viral advertising campaign this weekend starring Danny McBride in his role as Eastbound & Down‘s Kenny Powers. Verdict: The foul-mouthed baseball player makes one hell of a spokesman. Here’s the …

Home Run Derby Becomes More Social Media Friendly Home Run Derby Becomes More Social Media Friendly

Professional Sports organizations are notoriously cautious when it comes to their players’ interactions with social media. And rightly so, as athletes have continued to fail at social media in various ways and to various degrees since the middle of the …

Google eBooks Coming to an e-Reader Near You on Sunday Google eBooks Coming to an e-Reader Near You on Sunday

Google’s eBooks platform is about to hit the big time, or at least try to. The first e-reader to be integrated with it will start being sold at Target stores on Sunday, July 17. The device would be the iRiver …

Team USA’s Victory Over Brazil Inspires Sports World On Twitter Team USA’s Victory Over Brazil Inspires Sports World On Twitter

By all accounts, it was over for the United States in the Women’s World Cup. The book was closing, the fat lady was warming up her voice. Brazil’s ill-gotten 2-1 lead appeared safe, just as it appeared Team USA was …

Diane Sawyer Live-Tweets Her Jaycee Dugard Interview Diane Sawyer Live-Tweets Her Jaycee Dugard Interview
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ABC World News Anchor Diane Sawyer is new to the Twitterverse – quite new. Her first tweet came on Friday and over the weekend she has amassed 44 tweets. Sawyer didn’t choose to ease into the service, but rather jump …

Google Apologizes for Spamming Google+ Users Google Apologizes for Spamming Google+ Users

If you’ve recently noticed some Google+ spam, you’re not alone. The culprit? Google+. Google had some technical difficulties over the weekend with notifications, and on Saturday, took the time to address this for users, at least for users following Vic …

Social Adoption Report: Facebook “Like” Still King, Google “+1″ On The Rise Social Adoption Report: Facebook “Like” Still King, Google “+1″ On The Rise
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According to new research, adoption of social plugins by top websites is up all around, but the Google +1 button is seeing the fastest growth. BrightEdge, an “enterprise SEO platform,” has analyzed month-over-month adoption trends of popular social plugins across …

Nathan Fillion Films Nerd PSA About Important Gamer Problem, Swampass Nathan Fillion Films Nerd PSA About Important Gamer Problem, Swampass
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If you needed one more example of why Nathan Fillion is awesome, look no further than this new viral vid. There is a problem- a problem that affect millions of gamers each and every year. And Nathan Fillion cares. He …

Banjo: New Mobile App That Hopes to Take Social & Local Mainstream Banjo: New Mobile App That Hopes to Take Social & Local Mainstream
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Because social media is currently one of the hottest topics, everyone wants a piece of it. For this reason, new social sites are rising up continuously. Even though many of these new sites pride themselves with being unique or geared toward a particular niche, the majority of users are already on social giants like Facebook and Twitter. That said, it’s a real challenge to pull these users onto a new site, unless you’re Google.

When It Comes To Mobile Gaming, The Freemium Model Pays When It Comes To Mobile Gaming, The Freemium Model Pays
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In an app store that just hit 15 billion downloads, there is now hard data to suggest that games offered for free actually generate more revenue than paid games. Sound counter-intuitive? It’s not when you think about it in the …

HOW TO: Get Skype-Powered Facebook Video Calling Today HOW TO: Get Skype-Powered Facebook Video Calling Today
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The announcement has concluded, and we now know what all the hub-bub was about: Skype-powered Facebook video calling. How often do you see yourself using Facebook video calling? Let us know. We thought we’d give you a comprehensive walkthrough on …

Gmail Plans New Ways To Help Organize Your Inbox Gmail Plans New Ways To Help Organize Your Inbox
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The last major inbox organizational update that Gmail introduced was the Priority Inbox, and it has gone over pretty well with users. Now, Google has announced that they will be rolling out several new inbox styles so that you can …

White House Throws Support Behind New Anti-Piracy Agreement White House Throws Support Behind New Anti-Piracy Agreement
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Not long after the news broke that top Internet Service Providers had agreed to a deal with the music and film industries to adopt a new, graduated response to piracy, the White House threw its support behind the deal on …

Google+ Dominated The Twitterverse Last Week Google+ Dominated The Twitterverse Last Week
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Here at WebProNews we have been talking about Google’s new social network quite a bit. And it looks as though we’re not the only ones that are interested in Google+. Apparently, the country is just a-twittered about it. Pew Research’s …

WATCH: Space Shuttle Atlantis’ Final Flight WATCH: Space Shuttle Atlantis’ Final Flight
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Earlier today, 11:26 A.M. EST Friday to be exact, space shuttle Atlantis launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center headed toward the International Space Station. Today’s launch signified the end of an era, as it was the final of Atlantis’ career. …

Google + Brand Pages In Two Weeks? Google + Brand Pages In Two Weeks?
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Earlier this week, an announcement appeared from Google concerning product pages for the highly desirable Google +. In it, Christian Oestlien, a product manager for Google +, advised businesses to refrain from building product pages — which are akin to …

Philly Inquirer Confuses Atlantis With Challenger on Twitter Philly Inquirer Confuses Atlantis With Challenger on Twitter

Earlier today space shuttle Atlantis launched into space, which marked the end to NASA’s 30-year space program. As with anything else, people flocked to social media to discuss the monumentos, yet sad, event. Mere moments after the countdown clock hit …

Anonymous Hacks Government Contractors IRC Federal, Claim Today #F*ckFBIFriday Anonymous Hacks Government Contractors IRC Federal, Claim Today #F*ckFBIFriday
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Today another target was hit in the #AntiSec movement, as IT company IRC Federal was attacked by hacktivist group Anonymous. IRC Federal is a government-contracted IT firm that, according to the Anonymous release, boats ties with the FBI, Army, Navy, …

Analyst Weighs in on New Online Poker Bill, Expresses Optimism
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A new Internet gaming bill was recently introduced to the U.S. House that focuses specifically on poker. The Internet Gambling Prohibition, Poker Consumer Protection, and Strengthening UIGEA Act of 2011, or H.R.2366, would regulate online poker and would create an interstate licensing program for Internet poker websites.

Is Windows 8 Coming Soon? Is Windows 8 Coming Soon?
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As Microsoft continues to work on their upcoming Windows 8 builds, preparing the operating system for the touch generation, is it almost time for a beta version to show up? What about it being released to the manufacturer? Is that …

Mobile Phone Connections: A Visualization Mobile Phone Connections: A Visualization

As society continues its move towards becoming a mobile device world, seeing the level of connectivity of mobile phone users only emphasizes the proliferation. Besides that, the data in these connection reports do a great job demonstrating of who is …