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Between Two Ferns’ Obama Bit Gets Emmy Nod

Thursday’s Emmy nominations, though dominated by HBO (per usual), featured a striking number of nods for Netflix, whose hit series House of Cards and Orange Is The New Black garnered 13 and 12 nominations, respectively. One nomination for Rick Gervais’ …

Facebook Launches ‘Start To Success’ Program Facebook Launches ‘Start To Success’ Program

Facebook is asking Page admins if they’re interested in growing their business on Facebook. Why sure, Facebook. Tell me more. In a prompt appearing on the top of Pages, Facebook says, “Get dedicated support from a Facebook account manager for …

Melissa Gorga, Teresa Giudice Feud Reportedly Getting Worse

Melissa Gorga and her sister-in-law Teresa Giudice aren’t on amicable terms. According to Radar Online, the Real Housewives of New Jersey co-stars still haven’t resolved their family issues, and things have reportedly gotten worse. Although Melissa has insisted “everything is great” …

Mitt Romney Crushes New Hampshire Poll; 2016 Bid?

If someone was to grab you on the street and ask you who you thought the leading candidate for the 2016 Republican nomination for President would be, a plethora of names could tumble from your mouth – Chris Christie, Marco …

Is Your Facebook Response Rate Up To Snuff? Is Your Facebook Response Rate Up To Snuff?

As social media engagement on Facebook rises, response rates from brands are slipping. Brands are struggling to get their messages in front of users thanks to a decline in organic reach of Page posts, but are they responding to their …

World Cup Highlight Twitter Bot Suspended After FIFA Takedown Request World Cup Highlight Twitter Bot Suspended After FIFA Takedown Request

And here’s the corner from the DMCA…it’s a line drive…right at FIFA, who’s on a run – FIFA with the header…GOOOOAAAAAALLLLLLLLLLLL!!! In other words, FIFA has successfully petitioned Twitter to suspend the increasingly popular @ReplayLastGoal account, a single-purpose Twitter bot …

Sharon Stone is Now Available for Suitors

Following the release of Basic Instinct in 1999, one could have walked into any teenage boy’s bedroom and most likely found some evidence of Sharon Stone’s emphasis leg-crossing scene. At the time, Stone was at her prime and had one …

Twitter Launches Analytics For Organic Tweets Twitter Launches Analytics For Organic Tweets

Twitter announced the launch of some new analytics features for organic tweets via a new enhanced tweet activity dashboard. Advertisers will be able to see how many times users have viewed and engaged with their organic tweets. The dashboard lets …

Lyft Slapped with Restraining Orders Hours Before NYC Launch Lyft Slapped with Restraining Orders Hours Before NYC Launch

According to a report, both the New York City Taxi and Limo Commission and the state Attorney General have filed temporary restraining orders against on-demand car service Lyft, who is planning on launching in Brooklyn and Queens Friday evening. Earlier …

Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change. This week …

Holly Holm Signs With UFC; Best Challenge to Rousey

In her last fight at UFC 175, current UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey destroyed her opponent, Alexis Davis, 16 seconds into the opening round by TKO. At the time, Davis was the toughest opponent for Rousey, coming into the …

Teresa Giudice Not Prepared For Possible Jail Time

Teresa Giudice and her husband Joe will be answering for their fraudulent behaviors in the fall. After Joe Giudice’s father passed away unexpectedly, the court had compassion on the grieving family and pushed the couple’s sentencing date back to September …

Dave Grohl Sets Out to Reinvent the Wheel

Much like fans of the book series A Song of Ice and Fire (aka Game of Thrones), every musical fan out there knows how painstaking it is to wait for their favorite band’s next album. However, fans are also usually …

Effective Distribution On The Chrome Web Store Effective Distribution On The Chrome Web Store

We’ve been sharing a few interesting sessions from Google I/O last month, as the company has been making them available on YouTube. Last week saw a slew of them uploaded, but Google just added a bunch more. Here, we looked …

Government Asks 120-Year-Old Dead Men to Register for the Draft, Blames Computer Error

You may be 120 years old, dead, and enjoying your eternal peace – but the US government wants you to know that its not done with you yet. The Selective Service System erroneously mailed out over 14,000 reminders to register …

Homebuying Tips, Dave Ramsey-Style

Personal finance guru Dave Ramsey is pretty outspoken when it comes to borrowing money for things. His motto is simply: Don’t Do It. Most things that the average person believes are simply understood to be a matter of credit, such …

Amazon Asks FAA for Drone Exemption Amazon Asks FAA for Drone Exemption

Amazon is making strides in the development of Amazon Prime Air, the company’s oft-parodied but completely serious drone delivery service. Their newest delivery drones (currently ninth-gen) can travel over 50 mph and can carry five-pound packages – which covers 86 …

Christie Brinkley’s Ex Allegedly Took “Creepy” Pics

Christie Brinkley’s ex-husband, Peter Cook, split from his wife recently and has reportedly been seen taking photos of women that verge on creeper territory. Cook and second wife Suzanne Shaw separated after he allegedly cheated on her, and she moved …

Google Acknowledges What A Mess This Is Google Acknowledges What A Mess This Is

The whole “right to be forgotten” thing is an absolute mess, and Google knows it. Google always knew it would be, which is why it always opposed the concept, but now it has no choice but to comply with law. …

Cellphone Unlocking Bill Passes Senate Committee Cellphone Unlocking Bill Passes Senate Committee

A Senate bill to reverse a Library of Congress decision and make unlocking your cellphone legal again has passed the Judiciary Committee. In January of last year, unlocking new cellphones became illegal via a decision from the Library of Congress. …

More On Making Money With Google Play More On Making Money With Google Play

If you thought Google was done posting videos from Google I/O sessions last week, think again. They’ve uploaded a new batch to YouTube about a variety of developer topics, mostly related to developing for Google’s various platforms. For those trying …

Keira Knightley Makes Singing Debut In New Film

Keira Knightley has revealed how intimidated she was to step into a recording studio in the upcoming film Begin Again for her role as an aspiring singer/songwriter. “When I signed up for the film it was really the script that …

Amazon Charges a Penny for Shipping to Get Around French Law Amazon Charges a Penny for Shipping to Get Around French Law

In an attempt to help brick-and-mortar bookstores unable to offer the deep discounts and free shipping that has made Amazon so successful, France enacted a law last year disallowing the online retailer from offering a five percent discount and free …

‘Hemlock Grove’ Season 2 Hits Netflix ‘Hemlock Grove’ Season 2 Hits Netflix

The second season of Netflix original Hemlock Grove debuted on the service today with ten new episodes (shorter than the thirteen-episode first season). Netflix’s synopsis for the new season is: One cannot quench his all-consuming thirst. The other cannot tame …