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Defacing Andrew Bynum’s Facebook Page Defacing Andrew Bynum’s Facebook Page
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Perhaps this is old hat, but if you haven’t seen it, it’s new to you. Normally, when the thought of defacing Internet profiles come to mind, one looks to Wikipedia for the fallout; but now, perhaps we should look to …

Google Business Photos – Google Focuses on the Small Business (Chains Not Included) Google Business Photos – Google Focuses on the Small Business (Chains Not Included)
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Last year, Google started going around taking pictures of the inside of stores, for what seemed like the indoor equivalent of Street View for businesses. Google has now announced the product around this, which it is calling Google Business Photos. …

Don’t Expect a Lot of eHow Content to Be Removed from YouTube Don’t Expect a Lot of eHow Content to Be Removed from YouTube
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Demand Media shared with WebProNews, some further insights into its content strategy on the video side of things. In light of the recent discussions surrounding Google’s Panda update, and its impacts on YouTube and Demand Media, we thought it would …

PlayStation Network Hackers to Get a Bounty on Their Heads? PlayStation Network Hackers to Get a Bounty on Their Heads?
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It looks like Sony might just be as clueless about the PSN attacks as they say they are. All Things Digital is reporting that their sources say that Sony is debating the pros and cons of issuing a reward for …

All Apple, All The Time All Apple, All The Time
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Clearly, it’s Steve Jobs’ world and we all are just living in his touch-screen-based, iTunes-driven, Cult-of-Mac world. Whether it’s the Chinese are fighting over the iPad 2, or people leaving their laptops and home computers aside in favor of tablet …

Justin Bieber’s Manager, Who Was Arrested for Not Tweeting, Strikes Plea Deal Justin Bieber’s Manager, Who Was Arrested for Not Tweeting, Strikes Plea Deal
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Remember when Justin Bieber’s manager was arrested for not tweeting quickly enough? Let me refresh your memory. Back in November of 2009, Bieber was scheduled to have an autograph signing in a Long Island mall. About three times more people …

PlayStation Network Down Until May 31st? PlayStation Network Down Until May 31st?
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According to a Tokyo-based Sony spokesman, the PlayStation Network and Qriocity services may not get a full reboot until May 31st. Shigenori Yoshida told Bloomberg that Sony is currently uncertain when they can begin to restore services. He says that …

Google Panda Update: New Advice Directly From Google Google Panda Update: New Advice Directly From Google
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Google’s Panda update left a slew of victims in the wake of its warpath (the war, of course being on shallow and low-quality content). While Google has dropped some hints here and there on its philosophies for what it considers …

Google AdSense Alternative? Lijit Thinks So. Google AdSense Alternative? Lijit Thinks So.
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Not surprisingly, many businesses use Google’s AdSense platform to make money. It has given many publishers a tried-and-true monetization model to fall back on, so they can focus on the editorial side of the business.

Is the State of the News Industry “Pathetic”? Is the State of the News Industry “Pathetic”?
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Mashable founder Pete Cashmore tweeted that Monday was the biggest traffic day ever for the publication (in terms of unique visitors. Clearly, it stands to reason that the death of Osama bin Laden and the site’s tendency to show up …

Book Recommendation Site Bookish to Launch this Summer Book Recommendation Site Bookish to Launch this Summer
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Upcoming site Bookish wants to be the digital destination for readers of all types – casual to diehard. Today, the new site was announced as a joint venture between AOL Huffington Post Media Group and three major publishers – Hachette, …

Microsoft adCenter Getting Some New Local Features Microsoft adCenter Getting Some New Local Features
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Microsoft adCenter plans to launch new local features for Bing in the U.S. aimed at helping businesses reach local audiences. These include radius targeting for search ads, new local search ad attributes, and “Bing VIsion”. “These new mobile local ad …

FCC Asked to Investigate Data Caps FCC Asked to Investigate Data Caps
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It is possible that the Osama Bin Laden media obsession has caused you to miss this little tidbit, but on Monday AT&T officially killed uncapped internet. The much talked-about data limitations officially went into effect without too much backlash hitting …

Kentucky Derby Most “Buzzed” About Of Triple Crown Kentucky Derby Most “Buzzed” About Of Triple Crown

It’s almost the first Saturday in May in Kentucky, which means one thing and one thing only: Horse racing is king for a day. The first leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown takes place tomorrow as the Kentucky Derby prepares …

150,000 Osama bin Laden Links Spanning Just 5 Days, Courtesy of Google News 150,000 Osama bin Laden Links Spanning Just 5 Days, Courtesy of Google News

Google has an interesting post on the Google News blog today, talking about how far Google News has come since 9/11. It has indeed come quite a long way. Actually Google News was “born in the aftermath” of the tragedy, …

PlayStation Network to be Hacked Again? PlayStation Network to be Hacked Again?
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If these latest rumors have merit, then it really couldn’t get any worse for Sony. CNET is exclusively reporting that an undisclosed group of hackers are planning another attack on the PSN as early as this weekend.  From CNET: An …

Firefox Stands Up For MafiaaFire Redirector Firefox Stands Up For MafiaaFire Redirector
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As many of you know, The Department of Homeland Security, besides protecting the safety of our homeland as the name implies, is also in the habit of defending web domain seizures conducted by ICE. While the reason why these two …

Google Instant Previews Now Support Flash Google Instant Previews Now Support Flash
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Back in November, Google launched its Instant Previews feature for search results, which allow users to view a preview of a site before actually clicking on it to visit it. I’m curious as to how often these actually get used, …

Jerry Seinfeld Launches Comedy Website Jerry Seinfeld Launches Comedy Website
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In an attempt to bring some of his own favorite bits to the interwebs, comedy legend Jerry Seinfeld has launched jerryseinfeld.com. The site, which went live this morning, is set up in an interesting way. Each day three video clips …

Osama bin Laden Death Drives Massive Traffic for News Sites Osama bin Laden Death Drives Massive Traffic for News Sites
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Obviously the Osama bin Laden news drove (and continues to drive) a massive amount of news coverage from all sorts of publications. Coverage from tech blogs has taken some criticism this week, as Mashable announced a record number of unique …

Twitter Promotes Mother’s Day Twitter Promotes Mother’s Day
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Mother’s Day is this Sunday, April 8th. Twitter is promoting an interesting gift you can give her – the gift of social media. From the Twitter blog: When you’re hanging with your mom this Mother’s Day, try teaching her a …

Facebook Tweaks @ Mentions Facebook Tweaks @ Mentions

The @ mention of friends or pages on Facebook has been a success since it debuted in 2009.  People inherently like to include others in their communications, and tagging a friend is the surest way to make sure that they …

Can Coke Start A Trend To Make Inspiration A Form Of Co-Creation? Can Coke Start A Trend To Make Inspiration A Form Of Co-Creation?

What if you could join your favourite band in studio to record their next single? For many, this is just a moment to dream of – but last month Coca-Cola partnered with the rock band Maroon 5 to do exactly …

Google Competitive Practices Brought Into the Panda Conversation Google Competitive Practices Brought Into the Panda Conversation
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We’ve been covering a lot of the fallout from the Google Panda update, and have reported on HubPages specifically a number of times. Recently we looked at comments made by CEO Paul Edmondson, comparing Hubpages to YouTube, as he pondered …