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Facebook Timeline for Brands – Businesses React On Twitter Facebook Timeline for Brands – Businesses React On Twitter
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Earlier today, Chris Gabbard did an article about the new Facebook Timeline For Brands. This is a more business-centric version of Facebook’s ubiquitous Timeline layout. Facebook plans to have all personal and brand pages running on Timeline by the end …

SXSW Band Demographics SXSW Band Demographics
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According to research by Sonos, the 2012 South By Southwest showcase will attract 500 bands to Austin, TX – from all over the place. The charts below show the bands’ origins worldwide, as well as where outfits are coming from …

Amazon Kindle Owners’ Lending Library Hits 100,000 Titles and Grows Royalties for Authors Amazon Kindle Owners’ Lending Library Hits 100,000 Titles and Grows Royalties for Authors

One million Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) select books have been borrowed since the launch of the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library program in November. The library now houses over 100,000 books, which is a huge increase considering the library started out …

The $35 PC Raspberry Pi Sells Out In Minutes The $35 PC Raspberry Pi Sells Out In Minutes
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Linux based Raspberry Pi sold out yesterday and crashed makers Premier Farnell or RS Components websites. The revolutionary PC is the size of a credit card and features a USB port for a keyboard, Ethernet port, SD card slot, and …

Brad Keselowski Using Twitter During Daytona 500 Approved By NASCAR Brad Keselowski Using Twitter During Daytona 500 Approved By NASCAR

Brad Keselowski made history on Monday when he began tweeting from inside his car during some downtime at the Daytona 500. It was thought that Keselowski would be reprimanded as he was tweeting on the race track even though the …

Florida Man Threatens Obama On Facebook
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A miami, Florida resident has been taken into custody by Secret Service agents after posting a series of threatening messages on Facebook regarding President Obama’s forthcoming visit to University of Miami. The messages were posted on Facebook via the account …

Feds Indict Former Online Gambling Billionaire Feds Indict Former Online Gambling Billionaire

On Tuesday, Federal prosecutors in Baltimore released an indictment against Calvin Ayre, the Canadian founder of Bodog, one of the biggest gambling sites on the interent. Ayre is accused of running an illegal gambling business and conspiring to commit money …

Apple Reaches $500 Billion Market Value Apple Reaches $500 Billion Market Value

Apple’s market capitalization surged past the $500 billion mark today as the company’s stock price hit $542 per share. Due in large part to the rumors swirling around the iPad 3, Apple’s stock has been on a dramatic upswing in …

ESPN’s Facebook Page To Stream Conference Basketball Tourneys ESPN’s Facebook Page To Stream Conference Basketball Tourneys
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March Madness technically doesn’t begin until the NCAA Tourney tips off March 13th (play-in game) or March 15th (the real games), but to me, March Madness definitely encompasses the conference tournaments that play such a big role in who gets …

Canadian Mounties Use Twitter To Enforce Traffic Laws Canadian Mounties Use Twitter To Enforce Traffic Laws

Earlier this month, a story made the rounds about a tech-savvy community leader in Kenya who ingeniously utilized Twitter as a tool for fighting crime in his village. Turns out that wasn’t exactly an isolated incident of Twitter being used …

Leap Year 2012 Humor: A Collection of Leap Day Memes

Reddit is truly a great place for web content, truth be told. With today being a Leap Day, Redditors are not disappointing with their unique way about things. We’ve seen numerous comical posts, and quite a few images / memes. …

Online Petition Created To Help Save Terra Nova Online Petition Created To Help Save Terra Nova
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We all know how the power of the Internet population’s voice can change opinions on a topic. Take SOPA for example — a subject where so many people have been speaking up about their opinions pertaining to how it affects …

Miley Cyrus Attacked By Trolls, Complains To Twitter
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Miley Cyrus, better known to her pre-teen fans the world over as Hannah Montana, has fallen victim to one of the oldest online attacks in the books – the Twitter death threat. What did she do about it? She complained …

Chinese Overcome Firewall, Use Facebook Chinese Overcome Firewall, Use Facebook
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For unknown reasons, Chinese web users were able to get past that country’s firewall, and briefly access typically blocked social networking sites like Facebook, Youtube and Twitter. China typically blocks any website its government might deem as a threat to …

Avengers Assemble! Twitter Reacts!! Avengers Assemble! Twitter Reacts!!

The long-awaited full trailer to the new Avengers movie is here! The teaser trailer gave you a whiff. Now, open up and indulge in the full sonic and visual onslaught that is Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk, Thor, Black Widow, …

New MLB App launches Today Featuring Subscription Plan New MLB App launches Today Featuring Subscription Plan

Major League Baseball has thrown its fans a curveball. Starting today the new MLB.TV app is going to be available on the App Store and Android Marketplace. This time there is a twist. The basic app is completely free to …

Premium For Facebook Lets Brands Publish Ads In News Feeds, Mobile App Premium For Facebook Lets Brands Publish Ads In News Feeds, Mobile App

Today might as well be the debutante ball for Facebook as they looked to win the confidence of investors and businesses with some major announcements related to how advertisements will be deployed across the website. Perhaps the biggest announcement involved …

Facebook Responds To “Discover New Games” Problem Facebook Responds To “Discover New Games” Problem

This morning we ran a story about a problem with Facebook’s “Discover New Games” feature. Some users who visited Facebook’s games page were being told that their friends were playing certain games. In many cases, though, those friends had either …

First Look at Isis Mobile Wallet First Look at Isis Mobile Wallet

We are getting our first glimpse of Isis, the mobile wallet app that will be available to more than 100 million United State Credit Card holders this summer. The new app will compete with Google Wallet and Opera, offering a …

Eric Schmidt Speaks at Mobile World Congress 2012 Eric Schmidt Speaks at Mobile World Congress 2012

Executive Chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt spoke at the Mobile World Congress yesterday and he had some provoking things to say about where he sees the World going and the role he sees technology playing. His presentation began by introducing …

Michael Arrington: Arianna Huffington Is A Touchy Psychopath Michael Arrington: Arianna Huffington Is A Touchy Psychopath
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TechCrunch has been leaking writers for some time now, and yesterday the leak moved up the food chain as the site’s Editor in Chief Erick Schonfeld stepped down. He’s been replaced by Eric Eldon, who says that his plan is …

Microsoft Flight Available Now, Free To Play
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Microsoft Flight Simulator is one of the most venerated simulation franchises in gaming. The newest game, Microsoft Flight, was announced as a free-to-play game to be released this Spring. Microsoft apparently thinks the end of February is close enough to …

Davy Jones of The Monkees Dead at 66 Davy Jones of The Monkees Dead at 66
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And then there were three. Davy Jones, Mike Nesmith, Peter Tork, and Micky Dolenz – The Monkees were a made-for-television pop band that held a great fan base long after their TV show ended. Today, those fans received the sad …

Pew Surveys Perceptions of How Always-On Technology Will Impact Generation Y Pew Surveys Perceptions of How Always-On Technology Will Impact Generation Y

The Pew Research Center designed a survey to assess how tech insiders, critics, and students perceive how always-on technology (AOT) will impact teens and twenty-somethings of the Y Generation. The survey was administered online from August 28 to October 31, …