Quantcast
Does Gender Determine Twitter Content? Does Gender Determine Twitter Content?
· 1

Who is more apt to tweet about money? Men? Women? How about marriage? Who tweets more about dinner and/or movies? Does a Twitter member’s gender determine the content of their tweets? In short, no, but there are recognizable patterns that …

Apple Hit by Protestors for Lobbying Tax Cuts Apple Hit by Protestors for Lobbying Tax Cuts
· 4

Grassroots organization US Uncut protested in Apple stores over the weekend in response to Apple’s lobbying efforts for the tax holiday legislation called Freedom to Invest Act of 2011. This legislation would lower taxes for corporations that sell goods and services abroad. WIN America, a coalition of companies including Google, Microsoft, and, of course, Apple, is aggressively pushing for this legislation.

Google Earth Lets You Tour The Ocean Floor Google Earth Lets You Tour The Ocean Floor
· 2

Okay, “armchair explorers,” are you ready to tour the biggest swath of the ocean floor ever mapped? Well now you can thanks to Google Earth and Columbia University. Based on data collected over 20 years from Columbia’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, …

Yahoo: Did You Know We’re #1? Yahoo: Did You Know We’re #1?
· 9

Yahoo gets a lot of flack in the media – especially the search-related media, particularly since Bing started powering its search results, but Yahoo is reminding people that they’re about a lot more than search. The company has put up …

Bing for Mobile Gets New Features Bing for Mobile Gets New Features

Bing has launched some new mobile features, including Facebook sharing, news, maps/list split view, search history, and trending topics. Users can now share images, local business details and apps (that one’s just for iOS) with Facebook friends on the go. …

Fighting The Law With Bicycles, Social Media Fighting The Law With Bicycles, Social Media
· 2

Meet Casey Neistat, a documentary filmmaker and one of the two stars of The Neistat Brothers series that appears on HBO. Like most creative people in today’s generation, Neistat is an active social media user, complete with a Twitter account …

Bonnaroo Live Stream Comes To Vevo Bonnaroo Live Stream Comes To Vevo
· 1

This article is dedicated to all of you whose friends have trotted off to Bonnaroo without you. Whether you couldn’t get off work, don’t have the money or can’t stand the thought of camping in 90-degree weather for 4 days, …

Ranking Google Ranking Factors By Importance Ranking Google Ranking Factors By Importance
· 27

Rand Fishkin and SEOmoz polled 132 SEO experts with data from over 10,000 Google search results, and have attempted to rank the importance of ranking signals. It’s not confirmed fact, obviously. Google won’t provide such information, but I suppose the …

Fairfield College Pranks Google Maps Fairfield College Pranks Google Maps

Three cheers for the male penis. It’s undeniable appearance is always good for a laugh — Just ask Anthony Weiner — especially when it shows up in unexpected areas, like, say, Google Maps, or your Twitter DM inbox. It’s quite …

New Google Panda Update Approved, On the Way New Google Panda Update Approved, On the Way
· 16

Google’s Matt Cutts spoke in a Q&A session with Danny Sullivan at SMX Advanced this week, and discussed the Panda update, among other things. A lot of sites have been critical of Google for returning results that are scraped versions …

Google Doodle Celebrates Les Paul, Lets You Record Your Own Track Google Doodle Celebrates Les Paul, Lets You Record Your Own Track

Today’s Google Doodle is a whole lot of win. Not only does it honor a legend, but it is probably the most fun Doodle to interact with that Google has ever displayed. Today, the Google homepage features a guitar in …

Bing Webmaster Tools Refreshed Bing Webmaster Tools Refreshed
· 7

Bing has launched some enhancements to Bing Webmaster Tools in an update called “Honey Badger”. “Today’s redesign offers webmasters a simplified experience that allows them to quickly analyze and identify trends – while also bringing new and unique features to …

Google on How Much Content You Should Have On Your Home Page Google on How Much Content You Should Have On Your Home Page
· 7

The latest Google Webmaster Central video from Matt Cutts talks about home page content. Given issues like content depth and site speed, which Google has brought up a great deal in recent memory, the content on your home page is …

Wave At The Bus Dad is Costumed, Awesome, Embarrassing Wave At The Bus Dad is Costumed, Awesome, Embarrassing

Let me get this on record: The Wave At The Bus Dad is the man. Seriously. What he did to/for his son during the recently completed school year was awesome as hell and had to be absolutely mortifying for the …

Wii U Footage Taken From Other Consoles Wii U Footage Taken From Other Consoles
· 5

What do you do if you are big time video game creator and your company is in a rush to debut their upcoming next generation console, only you don’t have the necessary game footage to give it a proper showing …

4% Say Sites Fully Recovered from Panda Update 4% Say Sites Fully Recovered from Panda Update
· 2

We recently ran an interview with Dani Horowitz, who runs Daniweb, an IT discussion forum that got pounded by Google’s Panda update. Horowitz told us about some things she’s been doing to the site, which have led to a consistent …

Can You Get Into The World’s Most Exclusive Website? Can You Get Into The World’s Most Exclusive Website?

If being turned away at the door of the most exclusive clubs in real life isn’t enough, now you can feel the same shame and envy on the internet! Head on over to TheWorldsMostExclusiveWebsite.com and try to get in the …

Facebook Commerce: 9 Tips to Increase Your Social Commerce Success Facebook Commerce: 9 Tips to Increase Your Social Commerce Success
· 3

Have you started selling your products or services on Facebook and started to explore the realms of F-commerce? It’s great to see a number of organisations here in Ireland doing so, and over the forthcoming months I hope we will …

Casey Anthony Trial -The Impact of the Online Jury Casey Anthony Trial -The Impact of the Online Jury
· 2

The disappearance and death of all children do not get the widespread media attention that Caylee Anthony’s case has received. The media, and public as a whole, have been practically entranced from the beginning by every lie the girl’s mother, Casey Anthony, told, every move the entire Anthony family made, and every detail that has been leaked about the first degree murder trial.

LeBron James’ Bad Night Inspires Twitter Backlash LeBron James’ Bad Night Inspires Twitter Backlash
· 4

Game Four of the NBA Finals wound up being a no good, very bad evening for the once and future King of the NBA, LeBron James. After scoring a career-playoff low eight points in the Miami Heat’s loss to the …

The Backdoor To iOS 5? The Backdoor To iOS 5?

That was quick. While most of the Internet luxuriates in Apple’s revealing segment at the WWDC, at least one enterprising Apple user decided he didn’t want to wait for all the fun iOS 5 offers iP__ users. And so, he …

Steve Jobs Presents Apple’s New HQ to Cupertino City Council Steve Jobs Presents Apple’s New HQ to Cupertino City Council

Apple wants to centralize its campus and focus more on landscaping. That’s the message that came out of Steve Jobs’ presentation to the Cupertino City Council Tuesday evening. They propose to do this by building a massive office building that …

Musings On The Cloud, Platforms And Developers Musings On The Cloud, Platforms And Developers

The other day Apple made a bunch of announcements and the technology blogs were in a frenzy. There were some interesting bits of information, though much of the announcements talked about things to be released in the fall. I wanted …

Google Sacrifices Search Quality to Preserve Open Web Google Sacrifices Search Quality to Preserve Open Web
· 1

Google has pulled its search engine at google.kz out of Kazakhstan, where the country’s government is requiring all .kz domain names to be operated from servers located in the country. Now when you go to google.kz, you’re redirected to google.com/webhp?hl=kk. …