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Tornado Apocalypse Creates Compelling Imagery Tornado Apocalypse Creates Compelling Imagery

In 2011, the month of May clearly belongs to the tornadoes. After separate storms ripped through parts of Alabama and Missouri, leaving a massive trail of destruction in their paths, the nation was reminded in no uncertain terms just how …

Facebook as a Music Destination? Facebook as a Music Destination?
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Earlier this week, rumors surfaced, stemming from a Forbes report, indicating that Facebook and Spotify were partnering on a new music service, though the comments from both companies didn’t seem to indicate that their relationship was changing very much. According …

PayPal Sues Google Following Google Wallet Launch PayPal Sues Google Following Google Wallet Launch
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Google unveiled Google Wallet yesterday, and it’s already gotten the company a lawsuit. It comes from PayPal, and names two Google executives – Osama Bedier and Stephanie Tilenius, both of which used to work at eBay, and worked on extensively …

Facebook Gets Roasted Facebook Gets Roasted
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Ah, the art of a good roast. There’s nothing like saying things to your friends that would otherwise ruin said friendship, if not protected by the confines of “good fun.” Unfortunately, the only real exposure we have to roasts are …

Amazon Mac Download Store Launched to Compete with Apple Mac Store Amazon Mac Download Store Launched to Compete with Apple Mac Store
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Amazon has launched the Mac Download Store, a direct competitor to Apple’s own Mac App Store, which was launched earlier this year. This follows another recent move by Amazon, when it released its own version of the Android Market. Amazon’s …

Twitter Lets You View Others’ Timelines Twitter Lets You View Others’ Timelines
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Twitter has launched a new feature that lets you see the Twitter experience as your Twitter buddies see it. You can now look at other people’s Twitter timelines (streams, feeds, if you will). This is a fun new feature that …

Linkbait and Content Marketing – What Are Your Goals? Linkbait and Content Marketing – What Are Your Goals?
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One of the most difficult conversations I have with new or perspective clients is about Linkbait and content marketing and explaining how its real goal isn’t to drive sales but to build links, build awareness, and send social signals to …

Mark Zuckerberg, Hunter, Sustainability Enthusiast Mark Zuckerberg, Hunter, Sustainability Enthusiast
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After creating the most popular social networking site in the world (or stealing it, according to the Winklevii), what’s a 27-year-old Billionaire to do? It looks like Mark Zuckerberg’s next task is to get in touch with his sustenance. According …

The Latest On Panda Straight From Google The Latest On Panda Straight From Google
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Google’s Matt Cutts engaged in a live chat with webmasters on YouTube, and had some things to say about the Panda update. Barry Schwartz posted the above video, capturing a Panda-related segment of the chat, in which Cutts discusses the …

Oprah vs. Judgment Day Oprah vs. Judgment Day
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Last Saturday, when nobody actually thought that the world was coming to an end, the realm of social media was nevertheless buzzing about biblical numerologist and proven liar Harold Camping’s ploy for more money prediction. When 6pm local time came …

Google Wallet Aims to Turn Your Phone Into a Wallet Google Wallet Aims to Turn Your Phone Into a Wallet
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Google announced Google Wallet today. It’s an app aimed at turning your phone into your wallet. That’s exactly how Google puts it. More specifically, it lets you store credit cards, coupons, loyalty, and gift cards on your phone. Google says …

PayPal Now an Option for Apps Using Facebook Credits PayPal Now an Option for Apps Using Facebook Credits

Facebook and PayPal announced today that Facebook app developers can now select PayPal as a payout option when they integrate Facebook Credits in their apps. This is huge news for e-commerce on Facebook, and should be ultimately for the success …

Online Poker Site DoylesRoom, Others Seized Online Poker Site DoylesRoom, Others Seized
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If you visit popular online poker site DoylesRoom.com, you will see a graphic not unlike the ones we saw on Black Friday, when PokerStars, Full Tilt, and Absolute Poker were taken down by the federal government. The site has been …

Laura Ingraham Accepts Ed Schultz’s Apology on Twitter Laura Ingraham Accepts Ed Schultz’s Apology on Twitter
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On his radio show Tuesday Ed Schultz, progressive commentator and host of MSNBC’s The Ed Show, attacked conservative radio host Laura Ingraham by calling her a “right wing slut.” “President Obama is going to be visiting Joplin, Mo., on Sunday …

Amazon Tries Lady Gaga Release Again Amazon Tries Lady Gaga Release Again

When Lady Gaga’s newest album Born This Way was released, Amazon offered the release in digital format for $0.99. Naturally, their web infrastructure almost collapsed. The special price was done in order to demonstrate Amazon’s cloud music service, and while …

Loopt Details Partnership with Groupon Loopt Details Partnership with Groupon

It looks like some users can access even more deals after Loopt and Groupon teamed up in an effort to help both merchants and consumers. Last week, the companies announced the integration of the daily deals service’s Groupon Now product into Loopt.

AOL Launches Huffington Post Canada and New AOL TV AOL Launches Huffington Post Canada and New AOL TV
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The AOL content factory continues to expand, as the company made a couple of big announcements today – the launch of Huffington Post Canada, and the relaunch of AOL TV. The Canadian version of the hugely popular Huffington Post, will …

Scotty McCreery Wins American Idol: Did Twitter Predict It? Scotty McCreery Wins American Idol: Did Twitter Predict It?
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The results of last night’s American Idol Finale may have been anti-climactic for some, as the Drudge Report reported hours before the show that his sources confirmed the country-crooner’s victory, by an almost 2 to 1 margin. But did Scotty …

Is Facebook Making Your Site Less Trustworthy? Is Facebook Making Your Site Less Trustworthy?
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It’s no secret that some people are uneasy with Facebook’s privacy practices, despite the company revising its policies repeatedly. Netpop has released an interesting study finding that 8 in 10 social media users feel “uneasy” or “ambivalent” about sharing personal …

Senator Franken Asks Google, Apple for Clear Privacy Policies Senator Franken Asks Google, Apple for Clear Privacy Policies
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While many have moved on from the “shocking” revelations concerning mobile phone privacy, thanks to the discovery of iPhone’s location tracking, some politicians are keeping the necessary fires burning. In fact, Senator Al Franken went even further, demanding the parent …

Modern Warfare 3 Faces British Backlash Modern Warfare 3 Faces British Backlash
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It’s shaping up to be a great fall season for gamers, if, for nothing else, than to watch Battlefield 3 and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 fight it out for top first person shooter honors. It’s EA (BF3) versus …

Ashton Kutcher Invests in Airbnb Ashton Kutcher Invests in Airbnb
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Ashton Kutcher continues his expansion into all things internet, as it has just been announced that he has made a significant investment in travel startup Airbnb. Airbnb is an online company that provides travelers the opportunity to ditch the hotel …

mSpot Radio Spotter is mSpot Meets Pandora mSpot Radio Spotter is mSpot Meets Pandora

mSpot has just launched a new service that’s kind of like mSpot meets Pandora (without the ads). It’s called Radio Spotter (beta) and combines cloud music storage/streaming with streaming Internet radio. It will match the songs you play from your …

Scotty McCreery Wins American Idol Says Drudge Scotty McCreery Wins American Idol Says Drudge
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Update: Scotty McCreery did win American Idol as leaked by the Drudge Report earlier today. Feel free to give us your thoughts in the comment section below the article. The final results show isn’t until tonight, but the news about …