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Labor Day Facts: The Infographic Labor Day Facts: The Infographic
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Tomorrow, we celebrate the American work force. Though times are tough and unemployment continues to play a part in our economic situation, there are plenty of Americans who work hard every day and contribute to the national interest. CreditDonkey has …

Google’s Advice for Online Retailers Google’s Advice for Online Retailers
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In a recent post to its Google Retail Advertising Blog, Google provided a handful of tips of retailers, based on five notions that are driving today’s state of retail, the way the company sees it. Google offers three tips: 1. …

Labor Day Food & Drink, Twitter Style Labor Day Food & Drink, Twitter Style

Labor Day is Monday, and on that day many will be getting together to enjoy food, drink and the waning days of summer. A celebration of the America worker, Labor Day was first celebrated in 1882 in New York City. …

Oregon Dentist and Chiropractic Boards Ban Groupon Oregon Dentist and Chiropractic Boards Ban Groupon
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If you’re living in Oregon and are looking for discounted crowns or a backiotomy, Groupon isn’t your place. Both the Oregon Board of Dentistry and the Board of Chiropractic Examiners have banned the use of Groupons. The reason for the …

Google Analyzes Movie Searches Google Analyzes Movie Searches
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Google has analyzed movie searches for three years and shared some data about their findings. These findings are available in a whitepaper here. “The study shows that consumers are searching for movies and considering what they want to watch much …

Lionsgate Using Twitter To Push Labor Day Weekend Preview of Warrior Lionsgate Using Twitter To Push Labor Day Weekend Preview of Warrior

Lionsgate is testing Twitter. The movie studio wants to see if a 140 characters or less can help sell movie tickets for their fight film Warrior. The film, which is set to open nationwide on September 9th, will have a …

Tubmlr and Reddit See Explosive Growth Tubmlr and Reddit See Explosive Growth

There are nearly 28 million blogs on Tubmblr, and that’s up from just 7 million a year ago, according to Pingdom. The firm is sharing some new stats about the popular blogging/social media service. Tumblr is also approaching 10 billion …

Infographic: Our Future, According to Movies Infographic: Our Future, According to Movies

We’re big fans of infographics at WebProNews, even when they deviate for the tech industry. Take this latest one, for instance. Using the popularity of movies to power it, the infographic gives us an idea of what the future holds …

Google+ Gets New Suggested User Lists Google+ Gets New Suggested User Lists
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Google+ VP of Product Bradley Horowitz has been tweeting about a new Suggested Users feature on Google+. It appears that some users are already seeing the feature. Heavy Google+ user Robert Scoble writes, “Google+ has ALREADY TURNED ON THE SUGGESTED …

Obama, Breaking Bad, And Raven Symone Obama, Breaking Bad, And Raven Symone
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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 …

Google Cleans House Google Cleans House
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Google is continuing its house cleaning process by shutting down a number of services, including Aardvark, which it acquired in early 2010. Recently, Google announced it would be shutting down Slide. Google has put up an official blog post discussing …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Thinner, Wider According to Supposed Case Design iPhone 5 Rumor: Thinner, Wider According to Supposed Case Design
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If you’re feeling a bit fatigued by all the iPhone 5 rumors coming from supply chain sources and part manufacturers, here’s something completely different. Italian Apple blog Macitynet has come across an alleged iPhone 5 case, and has taken it …

Superman’s Adventures With Google+ Superman’s Adventures With Google+

Google+ is all about members using their real identity–no pseudonyms here, please–something that was made clear by ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt’s interview with NPR. To date, there have been a few fake Google+ accounts that have been suspended due to …

Google Gives Update on How It’s Combating Piracy Google Gives Update on How It’s Combating Piracy
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Last winter, Google discussed its efforts to improve how copyright works online. They outlined four changes that they’d be implementing, including: 1. Acting on reliable copyright takedown requests within 24 hours 2. Preventing terms that are closely associated with piracy …

Battlefield 3 Has A New Trailer, Too
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Because Activision/Infinity Ward is targeting Modern Warfare 3 more towards the console users, and EA/Dice focusing Battlefield 3 directly at the PC gamers first, the presale war between the two, highly anticipated titles has been largely decided, with Modern Warfare …

GMale, Google’s Perfect Boyfriend, Knows All Your Secrets GMale, Google’s Perfect Boyfriend, Knows All Your Secrets
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Have you ever wondered how a life partner created by Google would function? This video from the people at Comediva gives us a look into G-Male, the perfect male. At first, the Google creation seems like a Godsend – he …

Should ICANN Overturn “.brand” Domain Plans? Advertisers Think So. Should ICANN Overturn “.brand” Domain Plans? Advertisers Think So.
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In June, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) made a historic move to open domain name endings beyond the 20 or so that currently exist to an unlimited number. This means that the .com, .net, .org, and others that consumers are familiar with could turn into .brand in the near future.

Why You Can’t Game Google and Bing with +1s and Likes Why You Can’t Game Google and Bing with +1s and Likes
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Social is more important to search rankings than ever. There’s no doubt about that. Should +1s and Facebook “likes” be used as significant ranking signals by search engines? Share your thoughts here. In a recent article, we asked if Google’s …

Modern Warfare 3 Multiplayer Trailer Hits The Interwebs
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In what seems to be an early leak, the multiplayer trailer for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has hit YouTube. The over 3-min video gives us a quick look at some of the new features to the upcoming title, …

Netflix Loses Starz Content as Prices Increase Netflix Loses Starz Content as Prices Increase
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Two interesting things just happened in the world of Netflix. First, those much-talked-about and generally despised price changes went into effect. Second, Netflix lost all of its Starz content. Starz called off talks in the contract renewal process, leaving Netflix …

Taylor Swift Interviewed On And By YouTube Taylor Swift Interviewed On And By YouTube

Last week, YouTube announced that it would be giving Taylor Swift fans a direct line to ask her questions, as part of its recent series of celebrity YouTube channel-based Q&A sessions. They recently did one with Anderson Cooper as well. …

The Decline of Yelp Deals The Decline of Yelp Deals
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As discussed in a previous article, Yelp is cutting back on its Deals positions, which is interesting considering that it comes at a time when Facebook is pulling the plug on its deals product (though it will still have check-in …

AT&T Hopes to Settle with DoJ Before Going to Court AT&T Hopes to Settle with DoJ Before Going to Court
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On Wednesday, the U.S. Justice Department announced that it had filed an antitrust lawsuit to block AT&T’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA. “The combination of AT&T and T-Mobile would result in tens of millions of consumers all across the United …

Anonymous Takes Down Texas Police Site, Exposes Racist Emails Anonymous Takes Down Texas Police Site, Exposes Racist Emails
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Anonymous, the world’s most famous hacktivist coalition, has attacked Texas law enforcement, specifically the higher-ups at the Texas Police Chiefs Association. Dubbed operation “Texas Takedown Thursday,” the group defaced the texaspolicechiefs.org and exposed the slew of private email communications between …