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Google Panda Update: Could Inaccurate Google Data Be Costing Sites Traffic? Google Panda Update: Could Inaccurate Google Data Be Costing Sites Traffic?
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Late last week, it was discovered that Google had rolled out another version of the Panda update earlier in the week. Industry voices have dubbed the update “2.5”. Google dubbed it “one of the roughly 500 changes we make to …

AJ Burnett Pitching To Save Yankees Season, Twitter Reacts AJ Burnett Pitching To Save Yankees Season, Twitter Reacts

On December 18, 2008 the New York Yankess signed AJ Burnett to a five year $82.5 million contract. His first couple of seasons in pinstripes were successful, helping the team win the World Series in 2009 by winning game 2 …

Facebook Tracking Logged Out Users? Re-enables Cookie in Question. Facebook Tracking Logged Out Users? Re-enables Cookie in Question.
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Last month, we reported on Facebook’s use of tracking cookies that allow the company to track users’ web activity even when they’re logged out of Facebook, though Facebook maintains they’re not used for tracking purposes. The issue was brought up …

Hank Williams Jr Gets Pulled By ESPN Hank Williams Jr Gets Pulled By ESPN
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Were you ready for some football last night? Did you miss hearing Hank Williams Jr start off ESPN’s Monday Night Football broadcast with is familiar “All My Rowdy Friends” theme song? Did you even notice the song was missing? Has …

Myspace Wants to Be Hulu for Music Myspace Wants to Be Hulu for Music

I’m not exactly sure how this is much different from what Myspace was already trying to be, but Specific Media, which purchased the social network for $35 million is making music the focus of Myspace going forward. Before the sale, …

Google Panda Update: Google on Why Google Sites Did Well Google Panda Update: Google on Why Google Sites Did Well
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In case you haven’t been keeping up, Google confirmed late last week that it launched a new Panda update earlier last week. You can follow our previous coverage here. Recent data from SearchMetrics indicates that a couple of Google sites …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Sprint Paid $20 Billion For Exclusive Release iPhone 5 Rumor: Sprint Paid $20 Billion For Exclusive Release
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There have been some whopping iPhone 5 related rumors the past few months, but if this turns out to be true it will dwarf them all. According to BRG.com, a source has confirmed that Sprint will purchase $20 billion worth …

Amanda Knox Verdict in Pictures Amanda Knox Verdict in Pictures

Earlier the murder conviction of Amanda Knox was overturned. Knox, 24, collapsed in tears after the jury declared that the evidence against her was not reliable. She was taken back to prison where she will be formally freed. Leading up …

Google Panda Update, Trust & Monty Python LEGOs Google Panda Update, Trust & Monty Python LEGOs
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We’ve been talking about the Google Panda update a lot here at WebProNews since the company rolled out another version of it last week. Aaron Wall at SEOBook has put together a video dedicated to the occasion, and of course …

Google Panda Update: eHow Untouched, Says Pleased with Progress on Content Quality Google Panda Update: eHow Untouched, Says Pleased with Progress on Content Quality
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While escaping the wrath of the Panda update again, Demand Media tells WebProNews that it’s pleased with the results of its eHow clean-up initiative. Demand Media and its eHow property in particular were always part of the Google Panda update …

Amanda Knox Found Not Guilty Amanda Knox Found Not Guilty
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The jury has returned from their deliberation of Amanda Knox’s appeal, and they’ve found her not guilty as she is to be immediately set free. In the moments leading up to the jury’s announcement, you could see the anxiety in …

Google Panda Update: HubPages Goes From Victim To Victor Google Panda Update: HubPages Goes From Victim To Victor
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As you may know, Google launched its latest iteration of the Panda update early last week. The company confirmed this for us on Friday. Shortly after that, SearchMetrics compiled lists of the top winners and losers. Some were surprising (as …

Napster Acquired by Rhapsody Napster Acquired by Rhapsody

Rhapsody announced today that it has agreed to acquire Napster from Best Buy. That includes the subscribers and “certain other assets” which remain unspecified. For the acquisition, Best Buy gets an also unspecified minority stake in Rhapsody. As a result …

Google Trusted Stores Launched Google Trusted Stores Launched
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Google announced the launch of Trusted Stores today. This is a pilot program aimed at helping online shoppers find online merchants they can trust, and makes use of a special badge to help consumers identify those. “The Google Trusted Store …

New Myspace About to Be Unveiled? New Myspace About to Be Unveiled?
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In late June, it was announced that Specific Media had agreed to acquire Myspace for just $35 million (News Corp. had paid $580 million for it before that). It was also revealed that actor/pop sensation Justin Timberlake would be part …

Don Lapre, Famous Internet Marketer Commits Suicide Don Lapre, Famous Internet Marketer Commits Suicide
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Don Lapre was a famous and infamous internet marketer who committed suicide over the weekend while waiting in jail for his trial. Lapre had been arrested for 41 counts of conspiracy, mail fraud, wire fraud, promotional money laundering, and transactional …

Amanda Knox Awaiting Appeal Decision Amanda Knox Awaiting Appeal Decision
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Earlier today Amanda Knox tearfully told an Italian appeals court Monday that she did not kill her British roommate. She plead with the court to set her free so she could return home to the United States, after spending the …

Facebook Timeline Faces Legal Obstacle Facebook Timeline Faces Legal Obstacle
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Facebook announced its new Timeline feature at its f8 developer event last month. The Facebook timeline replaces the current Facebook profile, and is designed to let Facebook users share their whole lives on Facebook, or at least as much as …

Challenges with Raising Venture Capital & Being Transparent about It Challenges with Raising Venture Capital & Being Transparent about It
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It hurts to get close to something that you want and then not get it, doesn’t it? When we’re talking about money and business, this situation is even more painful. Furthermore, talking about the situation does nothing but add more grief to an already complicated situation.

Google Touts New Ad Formats as Answer to Print Circulars Google Touts New Ad Formats as Answer to Print Circulars

“Maybe the best ads are just answers.” That’s Google’s motto for search ads, as described in the above video. It is Advertising Week, and Google’s talking about their efforts in this department at the event in New York City. According …

Arrested Development Movie and New TV Episodes Confirmed Arrested Development Movie and New TV Episodes Confirmed

On February 10, 2006 Fox aired the final four episodes Arrested Development. Over the five years since the show was canceled rumors kept popping up about a possible movie, but nothing was ever official. A “boy who cried wolf” mentality …

Facebook Announces Page Insights Tool, New Metric & Ad Unit Facebook Announces Page Insights Tool, New Metric & Ad Unit

Facebook announced a new Page Insights tool, a new public metric for “People Talking About This” on all Pages, and a new expanded premium ad unit. “Facebook has unveiled a new Page Insights tool so that all Pages – small …

iPhone 4S Listed On Vodafone’s Website and iTunes iPhone 4S Listed On Vodafone’s Website and iTunes

We’re a day away from the big Apple reveal, where they will announce their new iPhone. The big question is which model will be announced: iPhone 5 or iPhone 4S? For those who are sweating with anticipation, you can put …

What Makes Great Content Great? What Makes Great Content Great?
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How many times have you heard people (including me) rant and rave about the internet marketing benefits of great content? A lot, I’m guessing.  But how many of those pundits and the practitioners that read them stop to consider, What …