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TV on the Radio Debuts Album-Length Film via YouTube TV on the Radio Debuts Album-Length Film via YouTube
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Starting today you can view an album-length film featuring every track from TV on the Radio’s fourth studio album, Nine Types of Light. The film was directed by Tunde Adebimpe, the groups lead vocalist. Adebimpe intertwines the songs along with …

Facebook Game Market to Increase
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Would you play a first person shooter on Facebook?  How about a large, real time strategy game akin to World of Warcraft?  A new study suggests that the market for such game types may increase fivefold by the year 2013. …

Google Trends Hot Topics Now Gone – Confirmed Google Trends Hot Topics Now Gone – Confirmed
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Update: A Google spokesperson tells WebProNews, “We’ve just streamlined it — we unified the data into one set to make it easier for users to understand what’s hot in Google web searches.” Original Article: Yesterday, we reported that the U.S. …

Facebook Comments Plugin Added to 50,000 Sites In a Month, Updates Launched Facebook Comments Plugin Added to 50,000 Sites In a Month, Updates Launched
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At the beginning of March, Facebook launched its new and improved comments plugin for content sites. It brought features like the use of social signals to order comments based on quality, improved moderation tools, the ability to add different log-in …

Verizon Named Mobile Brand Of The Year By Consumers Verizon Named Mobile Brand Of The Year By Consumers

Verizon has been named the mobile networks brand of the year among consumers for the second year in a row, according to a new poll from Harris Interactive. “Since the change in the portability of phone numbers, switching mobile phones …

Google Does Guest Post for Panda Victim HubPages Google Does Guest Post for Panda Victim HubPages
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HubPages was one of the big Panda victims from based on the often-cited Sistrix report. The company never denied this. “We are confident that over time the proven quality of our writers’ content will be attractive to users,” HubPages CEO …

China: U.S. Internet Freedom Not So Great Either China: U.S. Internet Freedom Not So Great Either

Every year, the United States government releases a report on the state of human rights around the world.  This year, like many others, the United States called out China for various wrongdoings – one such problem being “The Great Firewall” …

HTC Sensation 4G “Multimedia Superphone” Coming This Summer HTC Sensation 4G “Multimedia Superphone” Coming This Summer
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The HTC Sensation is described as a “multimedia superphone” by the company. It comes with a 4.3”widescreen qHD display, hi-fi audio instant capture camera, a “richer Internet experience” (multi-window browsing, quick lookup tool, Flash support), and an active lockscreen. The …

As Net Neutrality Battle Builds, Other Concerns Rise As Net Neutrality Battle Builds, Other Concerns Rise

Although the issue of net neutrality has never been small, it has grown into a very large, complicated matter with more concerns rising frequently. It has actually developed into a political issue with outspoken parties on both sides.

Google Powered Search Tool For Pet Owners Launches Google Powered Search Tool For Pet Owners Launches

The American Veterinary Medical Association said today it has launched an online search tool for pet owners powered by Google, called MyVeterinarian.com. Users can search MyVeterinarian.com by zip code to find a vet in their local area. The search results …

Internet Sales Tax Bill Expected
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Every so often, the idea of an Internet sales tax circulates, stirring up controversy and sparking debates about fairness.  Now, it’s apparently that time again, as a report’s indicated Senator Dick Durbin intends to introduce a bill sometime this month. …

Is Nokia Primed For A Comeback In The US? Is Nokia Primed For A Comeback In The US?

Nokia? What’s that? I’m sure there are young teens, and children who are receiving their first smart phones which have little memory of when Nokia dominated the mobile landscape. In fact, on the international level Nokia is still the top …

LivingSocial, Next Jump Partner Up LivingSocial, Next Jump Partner Up
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LivingSocial is on the move.  Big time. Recently, we asked if Groupon had peaked.  The reason was that while Groupon revenues were reported down in both February and March, LivingSocial was on the rise at a comparable rate.  Daily deal …

Dunkin’ Donuts Launches New Website With A Focus On Local Content Dunkin’ Donuts Launches New Website With A Focus On Local Content
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Dunkin’ Donuts said today it has launched a redesigned website with a focus on local content and social media. The new DunkinDonuts.com features a homepage with localized content, an improved store locator, and the ability for users to connect to …

eBay Buys Majority Stake In Turkish Site eBay Buys Majority Stake In Turkish Site

eBay’s international presence is growing larger in a significant way today.  eBay announced this morning that it’s taking control of GittiGidiyor, a company that was founded in 2001 and qualifies as the leading online marketplace in Turkey. eBay now owns …

New York Times Paywall Decreasing Traffic New York Times Paywall Decreasing Traffic
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Data collected by Hitwise shows the impact of the newly instated New York Times paywall, and it’s not great news for the venerable news outlet.  Overall visits have decreased between 5% and 15% per day. As you probably remember, The …

Zuckerberg and Facebook Follow Winklevoss Twins’ Ordeal with New Round of Paul Ceglia Litigation Zuckerberg and Facebook Follow Winklevoss Twins’ Ordeal with New Round of Paul Ceglia Litigation

Remember Paul Ceglia, the guy who claimed entitlement to the majority of Facebook (84%)? His story was all over the web last summer. Now, he’s back, having filed a new suit against Facebook, this time bringing a high powered law …

Experian Hitwise: Google On Six-Month Losing Streak Experian Hitwise: Google On Six-Month Losing Streak
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As Larry Page goes about reorganizing Google to his liking, he might do well to transfer a few extra engineers to the search team. Google’s search engine of course continues to be dominant in the U.S., but new data from …

YouTube And Facebook Favored Among College Professors YouTube And Facebook Favored Among College Professors

The majority (90%) of college faculty use social media in the workplace, compared to 47 percent of employees in other industries, according to a new report from the Babson Survey Research Group and Pearson. The survey of nearly 2,000 faculty …

Kindle with Ads: $114 and Coming Your Way Kindle with Ads: $114 and Coming Your Way

What would you say if I told you that Amazon is lowering the price of the Kindle by $25?  What if that meant you had to deal with ads?  Bummer, right?  What if I then told you that the ads …

Mitt Romney’s 2012 Presidential Campaign Launches Via Social Media Mitt Romney’s 2012 Presidential Campaign Launches Via Social Media
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Mitt Romney has announced the formation of an exploratory committee for a 2012 presidential bid via YouTube, and Twitter. In the 2:30 video, the former governor of Massachesetts, talks about unemployment, foreclosures, and even gives Obama a ribbing over his …

Kiip Offers Ad Based Rewards For Mobile Gaming Kiip Offers Ad Based Rewards For Mobile Gaming

Imagine playing your favorite game on the iPhone, and upon making it to the final level and defeating the stage boss you’re offered a free cheeseburger at your favorite restaurant. Would such a system bring about positive or negative feelings …

Get More Traffic From Twitter With These 6 Great Headline Tips Get More Traffic From Twitter With These 6 Great Headline Tips
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So, you have all those followers on Twitter and yet when you tweet a link to your latest blog post…..nothing much happens! Why did so few of those hundreds (or thousands) of your followers click your link; after all, it’s …

Google Invests $168 Million In “Solar Power Tower Plant” Google Invests $168 Million In “Solar Power Tower Plant”
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Last week, Google announced that it was investing $5 million in a German solar power plant, and many people nodded in appreciation.  Only it turns out the search giant was just warming up, as the company announced today it’s now …