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Google News Gets A New Ranking Signal, And It’s A Keywords Meta Tag Google News Gets A New Ranking Signal, And It’s A Keywords Meta Tag
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Google announced the news_keywords metatag for publishers in Google News to help Google better identify and understand content that is related to things that are in the news. Do you think this is a good direction for Google News? Let …

Olsen Twins Perfume: News Gets Mixed Reactions
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With everything they’ve already accomplished, it’s pretty rare for the Olsen twins to find something they haven’t at least dabbled in. And in fact, they have already released frangrances–L.A. Style and New York Chic–but those came out when they were …

Cat Accents, iPhone 5, and Kato Kaelin

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 …

Facebook Privacy Back In The News For A Few Reasons Facebook Privacy Back In The News For A Few Reasons

Several pieces of news have come out directly related to Facebook user privacy. First, the Wall Street Journal’s Liz Heron tweeted that Facebook Manager of Media Partnerships Andy Mitchell said that Facebook is “moving away from passive sharing on Open …

Kathy Griffin: No Makeup And No Botox
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Kathy Griffin was recently photographed jogging with her boyfriend, 33-year old Randy Bick, while wearing absolutely nothing on her face but a satisfied smile. When fans saw the pics and exclaimed over her fresh-faced look, it was assumed that she’s …

Scarlett Johansson Back On Broadway

Scarlett Johansson, who won a Tony Award for her performance in “A View From A Bridge” in 2010, is set to make her way back to the big stage in a production of “Cat On A Hot Tin Roof”. Johansson, …

Psychics, Paris Hilton, and iOS 6 Maps

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 …

Steve Wozniak Is Currently in Australia Waiting on an iPhone 5 Steve Wozniak Is Currently in Australia Waiting on an iPhone 5

It’s nice to know that Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak puts his pants one in the morning the same way everyone else does. The Woz can easily have iPhones delivered to his home (and I’m sure he wouldn’t have to deal …

Ricky Gervais Taking “Bittersweet Comedy Drama” to Netflix Ricky Gervais Taking “Bittersweet Comedy Drama” to Netflix

Through his various award show-hosting gigs, hilariously unabashed Twitter presence, and shows like “The Office” and “Extras,” Ricky Gervais has become a pretty hot commodity in recent years. Now, the latest to score a Ricky Gervais-helmed project are the folks …

iOS 6 Maps Are Getting A Lot Of Negative Feedback iOS 6 Maps Are Getting A Lot Of Negative Feedback
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When Apple introduced iOS 6, it revealed that it would be going with its own Maps product (which is really a combination of numerous other mapping products) rather than Google Maps. iOS 6 hit iPhones, iPads and iPod Touches this …

Ben & Jerry’s Cannoli Ice Cream Limited Batch Released
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Ben & Jerry’s, the creators of popular ice cream concoctions such as Cherry Garcia and Americone Dream, announced this week that their newest limited batch creation will be Cannoli. The ice cream will be a mascarpone ice cream with fudge-covered …

Tribal Tattoos, Lindsay Lohan, and Siri

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 …

ESPN Launches SportsCenter Feed, A Twitter-Like Stream of All Things Sports ESPN Launches SportsCenter Feed, A Twitter-Like Stream of All Things Sports

Twitter’s quick-hit, real-time format is good for all kinds of news – especially sports. Sports fans can create lists of their favorite athletes, reporters, and official team accounts and easily see all of the breaking news as it develops. The …

Chad Johnson: 2-Month Old Marriage Officially Over
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Chad Johnson, otherwise known as “Ochocinco” in the football world, is now officially divorced from wife of just two months, Evelyn Lozada. The divorce comes after Johnson allegedly headbutted Lozada during an argument and after a reported stall on his …

So You Think You Can Dance S9 Winners: Eliana and Chehon
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Ever since FOX’s reality dance show So You Think You Can Dance season 9′s top 20 dancers were announced, we all knew that it was going to be an amazing season, and it surely was. Last night (Tuesday, September 18th, …

R. Kelly Makes History With Soul Train Nominations

Singer R. Kelly has just made history with his double-dose of nominations at this year’s Soul Train Awards–including the prestigious Album Of The Year award–bringing his lifetime total to 21. He is now the most nominated performer in the history …

Stephen Dunham Dies at 48, “DAG” Actor
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If you were a fan of the hit NBC show DAG, I am sure you are aware of who Stephen Dunham was. Dunham played the character of “Edward Pillows” on DAG from 2000-2001. Unfortunately, Stephen Dunham, born as Stephen Dunham …

Did This Google Update Actually Improve Results? Did This Google Update Actually Improve Results?
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Google messes with its algorithm every day, but it’s not every day that Google lets us know about what it’s doing. On Friday, Google’s Matt Cutts tweeted about a new update to Google’s algorithm, which he said, “improves the diversity …

Steve Sabol Dies at 69, NFL Films’ President
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The industries of both sports and film mourn today as we lose a great friend, Steve Sabol, who was the president of NFL Films. NFL Films is a well-known production company founded by Steve’s father, Ed in 1962. NFL Films …

Gangnam Style, New Twitter, and Coffee
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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 …

Think the New Twitter Profile Looks Like Facebook? You’re Not Alone Think the New Twitter Profile Looks Like Facebook? You’re Not Alone
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Today, Twitter unveiled a brand new design for user profile pages that includes an all new header photo that takes up a large portion of the web view and an even larger portion of the iPad, iPhone, and Android view. …

Yahoo Drops ® From Logo Yahoo Drops ® From Logo
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Yahoo is dropping the ® from its logo. New CEO Marissa Mayer posted the following image to Instagram: In a message accompanying the photo, Mayer wrote: “One of our new Yahoo!s Andrew was really bugged by the registered trademark symbol …

John Ingle Dies at 84, General Hospital Star

If you are into the daytime soap operas, such as the long-time-running soap opera of General Hospital, I am sure you are aware of the scheming character of “Edward Quartermaine,” played by John Ingle since 1993. Unfortunately, John Ingle passed …

Google Panda Update: Refresh Is Rolling Out Google Panda Update: Refresh Is Rolling Out
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Google announced that a data refresh is rolling out for Panda, and that webmasters should expect “some flux” over the next few days. Here’s a tweet Google just posted: Follow @google A Googler @google Panda refresh is rolling out—expect some …