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Jon Stewart Takes On LinkedIn Jon Stewart Takes On LinkedIn
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I’ll admit it, I’m not that active on LinkedIn. I came to the party late, and with my heart (and time) already invested in Facebook, Twitter and to a certain extent Google+, I just couldn’t really motivate myself to grow …

Paranormal Activity 3 Turns to Twitter to Increase Buzz Paranormal Activity 3 Turns to Twitter to Increase Buzz

Viral marketing for movies has been apart of our consciousness dating back to The Blair Witch Project. From there, we’ve seen successful ventures from The Dark Knight and Cloverfield, to name a few. Now, Paramount has turned to Twitter for …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Launch Will Be A “Game Changer” iPhone 5 Rumor: Launch Will Be A “Game Changer”
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When the new iPhone is finally unveiled at the just-announced “Let’s Talk iPhone” media event scheduled for October 4th, there’s no doubt that it will already have a massive amount of excitement and buzz surrounding it. People want the new …

Boston Red Sox Find No Sympathy on Twitter Boston Red Sox Find No Sympathy on Twitter

The sports world is buzzing right now with the collapse of the Boston Red Sox and, to a lesser extent, the Atlanta Braves. The thing about the Braves is, the team’s not as polarizing as teams from the Boston market …

Smarter Google+ Circles on the way? Smarter Google+ Circles on the way?
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The competition between Google+ and Facebook continues to heat up. Facebook has made moves recently that make its sharing and friends lists a little more Google+ Circles-like. They also launched “smart lists” where Facebook compiles lists of your friends on …

NASA Tweetup Wants To Give You Access To The Mars Curiosity Rover Launch NASA Tweetup Wants To Give You Access To The Mars Curiosity Rover Launch

Do you follow @NASA on Twitter? If you don’t, you should, because followers of NASA are about to get the chance to hang around Kennedy Space Center and hobnob with all the awesome NASA people on November 23rd-25th. Oh, and …

Business Wire Patents SEO Strategy Business Wire Patents SEO Strategy
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Press release distribution service Business Wire announced that it has been awarded a U.S. patent for the technological process of optimizing and distributing press releases to maximize their ability to be found and tracked in the search engines. So, basically …

The Red Sox, Andy Rooney, and The Porn Industry The Red Sox, Andy Rooney, and The Porn Industry
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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 …

Is Spotify The True Alternative to Music Pirating? Is Spotify The True Alternative to Music Pirating?
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With the popularity of Spotify growing daily, especially since the Facebook partnership announcement, does this mean the service also represents an honest-to-goodness alternative for would-be music pirates? If reports from Sweden are extrapolated out to the rest of Internet-using population, …

AdWords, Deadly Reviews, Office Pet Peeves & Divorce AdWords, Deadly Reviews, Office Pet Peeves & Divorce
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Today’s infographic roundup looks at pet peeves around the office (are you annoying the hell out of your co-workers?), the impact of local reviews on businesses, how people interact with AdWords, how confident CEOs are, social media’s impact on loyalty, …

Wireless Carriers Keep Your “Private” Data For a Long, Long Time Wireless Carriers Keep Your “Private” Data For a Long, Long Time
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When it comes to data retention, most of us know by now that there are multitudes of different people who hold on to your “private” data for various reasons. Of course, this is why your “private” data isn’t really “private” …

Jerry Yang Back in Control at Yahoo? Jerry Yang Back in Control at Yahoo?

As you may recall, Yahoo recently fired CEO Carol Bartz. It was kind of an ugly parting of ways. Upon the announcement, Yahoo said it had appointed Timothy Morse Interim CEO, and that the company formed an Executive Leadership Council …

VLC Media Player Coming to Android? VLC Media Player Coming to Android?
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While the Android environment does support various types of media files, one of the knocks on the OS is it’s not easy to watch movies on. Issues with media conversion and a lack of playback control has hamstrung the Android …

Andy Rooney Disses Bill Gates, Don Draper Pitches Facebook Timeline & Amazon Unveils Kindle Fire & Silk Andy Rooney Disses Bill Gates, Don Draper Pitches Facebook Timeline & Amazon Unveils Kindle Fire & Silk
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These are some interesting times we’re living in as highlighted (in very different ways by the Larry Page/Eric Schmidt and Thundercats videos below). There are so many things happening in technology and the with the Internet that Andy Rooney would …

Trip Planning App Wins Foursquare Hackathon Trip Planning App Wins Foursquare Hackathon

Last weekend, Foursquare held their annual global hackathon, where they challenged developers all over the world to create new apps using the Foursquare API. The hackathon lasted for 48 hours straight, over 6 continents. Over 500 developers hacked with Foursquare’s …

Facebook Posts Lead to Vacated Wins for High School Football Team Facebook Posts Lead to Vacated Wins for High School Football Team

In a story that sounds like it was ripped from a Friday Night Lights script, a mother in Tennessee inadvertently caused her sons’ high school football team to forfeit games because of her willingness to use Facebook as a play-by-play …

Groupon Rewards Loyalty Program Announced Groupon Rewards Loyalty Program Announced
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Groupon announced a new loyalty program today called Groupon Rewards, which lets consumers get special deals when they go to local businesses multiple times. They earn rewards from merchants who utilize the service, when they pay with their credit or …

Silk: Amazon Gets Into the Browser Game Silk: Amazon Gets Into the Browser Game
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Amazon isn’t only entering the tablet space today with the unveiling of the Kindle Fire. It’s also entering the web browser space. The company unveiled its new browser, which will appear exclusively on the Kindle Fire. It’s called Silk. Amazon …

The Facebook Timeline, as Pitched by Don Draper The Facebook Timeline, as Pitched by Don Draper

If you learn one thing from this video, it’s that Don Draper is a much better pitchman than the notoriously awkward Mark Zuckerberg. Maybe if Zuck put on a slick 60s suit and started chain smoking Lucky Strikes during Facebook …

New Delicious Not a Big Hit With Users of Old Delicious New Delicious Not a Big Hit With Users of Old Delicious
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I wasn’t already using Delicious before they unveiled the redesign this week, so I’m not missing anything that was there before. That said, I’ve known about Delicious for years. I’ve checked it out from time to time, but just never …

Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet, Kindle Touch, Cheap Kindle Unveiled Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet, Kindle Touch, Cheap Kindle Unveiled
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Amazon has revealed its much-anticipated tablet device. It’s called the Kindle Fire and it’s only $199. It has a 7″ multi-touch LCD display, and has no camera or mic. It’s Wi-fi only. It weighs 14.6 oz. It has a dual-core …

Is Apple Killing The iPod Shuffle and Classic? Is Apple Killing The iPod Shuffle and Classic?
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As companies move forward with new, exciting products, it’s inevitable that they need to phase out older, less inventive products. It looks like Apple is doing just that, as they might be discontinuing the iPod classic and iPod shuffle. TUAW …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Release Date October 14th, AT&T Gearing Up iPhone 5 Rumor: Release Date October 14th, AT&T Gearing Up
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Yesterday, we got confirmation of the much-discussed rumor of the big Apple media event supposedly happening on October 4th. Apple began sending out invitations to the event, which will in fact occur on the 4th at 10 am PST. The …

Andy Rooney Retiring: Here Are Some Greatest Hits Andy Rooney Retiring: Here Are Some Greatest Hits
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On Tuesday, CBS announced that the legendary Andy Rooney would be making his last regular appearance on 60 Minutes this upcoming Sunday. Rooney, who is now 92, has spent 33 years with the venerable newsmagazine. Rooney has held the time …