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Liveblog: Skype-Powered Facebook Video Chat Announcement Liveblog: Skype-Powered Facebook Video Chat Announcement
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Late last week reports began to circulate that Facebook would be engaging in a more in-depth partnership with Skype to offer in-browser video chat. Well the speculation is now over, and the rumors were true… Facebook is getting Skype-powered video …

EFF Issues Tips On Protecting Devices From Police Searches EFF Issues Tips On Protecting Devices From Police Searches
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Are you hiding some incriminating evidence on your phone, and you don’t want the police, who happened to pull you over in a random traffic stop, to search it? You don’t have to submit to them unless certain conditions are …

PlayStation Network Testing Major Redesign? PlayStation Network Testing Major Redesign?
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Sony has to be thrilled about the reasons that its PlayStation is in the news as of late. In the past few days the gaming community has been focusing on the future of the console, which has to be a …

iPhone Users Love Their Video Games

While the idea that mobile device users love downloading video games applications for their phones/tablets is not surprising, the fact that Apple now offers a legitimate gaming platform is. Almost since the platform gained recognition, the drawback of Apple computers …

iPhone 5 Rumored Thinner, Lighter iPhone 5 Rumored Thinner, Lighter
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Keeping up with Apple products rumors is a full-time job, but we do our best around here to keep loyal iOS fanatics apprised of the latest. The newest information from “people familiar with the situation” provides a little more detail …

WATCH: Facebook’s “Awesome” Announcement LIVE WATCH: Facebook’s “Awesome” Announcement LIVE

Today Facebook will make an “awesome” announcement at 10 a.m. PST (1 p.m. EST). It’s rumored to be a more in depth partnership with Skype, which will integrate video chat directly into Facebook. We first heard rumblings of a Skype-powered …

Casey Anthony Verdict Leads To Social Media Mishap For Entenmann’s Casey Anthony Verdict Leads To Social Media Mishap For Entenmann’s
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Perhaps social media marketing is a harder beast than it gets credit for, because there has to be an explanation for all the abject failures — both professional and personal — that seemingly occur on a daily basis. Whether it’s …

Foursquare Announces New Notifications, Looks “Beyond The Check-In” Foursquare Announces New Notifications, Looks “Beyond The Check-In”
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Location-based check-in app Foursquare is announcing a brand new notification system that looks to encourage interaction with all facets of the service, not simply the checking-in part. They have just announced a new “notification tray” that will organize all your …

Is a Talent Show What Justin Timberlake Has in Mind for Myspace? Is a Talent Show What Justin Timberlake Has in Mind for Myspace?
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It’s pretty clear that Justin Timberlake knows that a massive revamp is the way that he is going to revive Myspace, if it can be revived. Considering the strong tilt towards music that Myspace has shown in the past few …

Google Meets Rube Goldberg for Addicting Viral Game Google Meets Rube Goldberg for Addicting Viral Game

Recently Google unveiled a viral game, Nexus Contraptions, that spreads the word about the upcoming release of the new Nexus S mobile phone. The game has you build Rube Goldberg-esque style contraptions in order to get the Google App icons …

Is Google + a Good Ole Boys Club? Is Google + a Good Ole Boys Club?
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While we at WebProNews patiently await our Google + invitations, a little factoid popped up that may cause some of the single men out there to rethink their social media priorities. To quote Reddit, Google + is, apparently, the Internet’s …

Obama’s Twitter Town Hall Kicks Off Tomorrow Obama’s Twitter Town Hall Kicks Off Tomorrow

Last week, The White House announced that President Obama would be participating in his first “Twitter Town Hall” meeting, allowing the world to ask questions directly to the Commander-In-Chief. That event kicks off at 2 p.m. EDT tomorrow, so you …

LinkedIn #1 Social Network, Says Report LinkedIn #1 Social Network, Says Report
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A recent study from marketing agency Performics revealed that 59 percent of social networkers found LinkedIn to be their most important social network. The survey was conducted by ROI Research and looked at nearly 3,000 people that actively use social networks.

Nancy Grace Wins After Casey Anthony Verdict Nancy Grace Wins After Casey Anthony Verdict
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While Casey Anthony may or may not be celebrating the not guilty verdict, perhaps the biggest winner of the Anthony verdict fallout is Nancy Grace — at least in social media since. Sure, most of the reaction tries to vilify …

RUMOR: Google Rebranding Blogger and Picasa RUMOR: Google Rebranding Blogger and Picasa
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In an effort to unify its brand, Google plans to rebrand some of their non-Google names, for the public launch of Google+. Two of the biggest properties reportedly getting a new name are Picasa and Blogger. Mashable is reporting that …

Casey Anthony Not Guilty, Twitter Erupts Casey Anthony Not Guilty, Twitter Erupts
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After a trial that lasted weeks and became a media sensation, it took a jury only 10 hours to find Casey Anthony not guilty of killing her 2-year-old daughter Caylee. The jury of 7 women and 5 men returned with …

Casey Anthony: Not Guilty of Murder, Manslaughter Casey Anthony: Not Guilty of Murder, Manslaughter

By now, you probably know the story of Casey Anthony, who was amazingly found NOT GUILTY of capital murder of her 2-year old daughter, Caylee. It’s a sad, but expected ending to a upsetting case that saw Anthony celebrate on …

10 Obstacles Google+ Must Overcome 10 Obstacles Google+ Must Overcome
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Google has a pretty large task in creating a successful social network. This isn’t the first time the company has tried to do this either, but early buzz about Google+ has been fairly positive, though there is certainly some negative …

How To Generate Social Content That Gets Clicked How To Generate Social Content That Gets Clicked
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Over the last two years, I’ve had the amazing fortune to work with more than 20 different organizations in helping them either develop their social media strategy, help them get smarter about online marketing or assisting them in developing social …

Fireworks Disposal Video Is Awesome, Controversial Fireworks Disposal Video Is Awesome, Controversial

Did you know that the New York Police Department has their own YouTube channel? Well, they do, and they recently used it to post a video that has caused quite the interweb controversy. The 80-second video shows the destruction of …

iPads Replacing Pilot Flight Bags? iPads Replacing Pilot Flight Bags?

Is there a more natural partnership than mobile technology and traveling? Look around the next time you’re in an airport, or other public transportation hub and you’ll see more people with mobile devices than you can shake a stick at. …

Dominique Strauss-Kahn Charges to be Dismissed, Twitter Asks the Tough Questions Dominique Strauss-Kahn Charges to be Dismissed, Twitter Asks the Tough Questions
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It appears that the case against former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn might be coming to an end. According to the NY Post, prosecutors in the case will drop all charges within the next two weeks, possibly at his next court …

iOS App Coming for Google+? iOS App Coming for Google+?

For those of you wondering where the iOS app is for Google+ is, you may finally have an answer, albeit a vague one. It appears as though the Google+ iOS app has been submitted to the App Store, sometime prior …

Facebook Blocks Google + Friend Exporter Extension Facebook Blocks Google + Friend Exporter Extension
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Is this where the battle lines between Facebook and Google + are being drawn at? Is this the kind of response we can expect every time a developer creates a utility that exports existing Facebook contacts to the Google + …