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Google Adds Dynamic Views To Blogger Blogs On Mobile Google Adds Dynamic Views To Blogger Blogs On Mobile

Google announced that it is bringing the Dynamic Views feature of Blogger to the mobile version of the company’s blogging platform. This is the feature Google launched last year, which lets users view blogs in different format-styles. Here’s a refresher, …

Now, You Can Embed Quotes From Quora On Your Site Now, You Can Embed Quotes From Quora On Your Site

You can now embed quotes from Quora on your site, with a new feature from the Q&A destination appropriately called Embeddable Quotes. “Sites all around the web already quote content from Quora which extends the distribution and impact writers on …

Ask Looks To Spread Its Q&A To 30,000 Publishers With nRelate Acquisition Ask Looks To Spread Its Q&A To 30,000 Publishers With nRelate Acquisition

Ask.com has acquired content recommendation company nRelate for an undisclosed sum. nRelate is a service that serves up related article content on publishers’ pages in a box, similar to the one pictured. There is also an ad component, which enables …

New Compete Data: Top Business And Tech Sites New Compete Data: Top Business And Tech Sites
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Compete has released its new analytics numbers for May. Following is a list of some of the web’s popular destinations for tech, business, search and social media news, and what Compete lists as their unique monthly visitors (US Only). This …

Here’s What The New Tumblr iPhone App Looks Like Here’s What The New Tumblr iPhone App Looks Like

Tumblr has released the latest version of its iPhone app, version 3.0, after much anticipation from users. New features include high-res images, Spotify support and improved photosets from the dashboard, faster uploads, new shortcuts (like swiping the compose button up …

Google AdSense Comes To Slovenia, Estonia Google AdSense Comes To Slovenia, Estonia

Websites in Slovenia and Estonia are just now getting access to AdSense. Sites in these countries can now earn money through Google’s popular publisher program, which enables sites to show ads from Google’s network. Google announced as much in a …

Facebook: Here’s An SEO Boost For Your Site Facebook: Here’s An SEO Boost For Your Site
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Facebook announced some new WordPress integration today. This includes a new plugin called Facebook for WordPress. It comes with “social publishing features” and the following widgets (as listed on Facebook’s developer blog) which have been around for some time: Activity …

WordPress.com Gets New Notifications Tab, Toolbar Button WordPress.com Gets New Notifications Tab, Toolbar Button

WordPress announced a new tab on the WordPress.com home page and a new toolbar button for notifications. “The first thing you’ll notice is that there is no number,” explains Andy Skelton of WordPress. “We axed it out of compassion. It …

Tumblr Launches ‘Storyboard’ to Feature Creativity Tumblr Launches ‘Storyboard’ to Feature Creativity
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Tumblr, the popular blogging platform, today launched a blog called Storyboard that will feature content creators who use Tumblr blogs. The blog will feature interviews and a behind-the-scenes look at the people behind compelling Tumblr blog content. The announcement came …

Matt Cutts: Excessive Blog Updates To Twitter Not Doorways, But Possibly Annoying Matt Cutts: Excessive Blog Updates To Twitter Not Doorways, But Possibly Annoying
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Google’s head of webspam took on an interesting question from a user in a new Webmaster Help video: Some websites use their Twitter account as an RSS like service for every article they post. Is that ok or would it …

Tumblr Ads Soon To Be A Reality Tumblr Ads Soon To Be A Reality

Earlier this week, we talked about the reasons you should be using Tumblr for business. We didn’t really go into Tumblr advertising, but it’s not really been an option. They recently launched highlighted posts, where you can pay a dollar …

Tumblr For Business: Why You Should Use It Now, And Probably More So In The Future Tumblr For Business: Why You Should Use It Now, And Probably More So In The Future

It may not be up there with WordPress yet, as far as user adoption, but Tumblr is growing like a weed, and it has more of a social network feel than WordPress. Your business doesn’t have to be on every …

Study: Blacks Blog More Than Whites

The blogging community is more racially diverse than one might think. Internet-connected African Americans are more likely to blog than their white and Hispanic counterparts, according to new research from the University of California, Berkeley. While African Americans as a …

Tumblr Launches New Facebook Timeline Integration Tumblr Launches New Facebook Timeline Integration
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In a quick post to its staff blog, Tumblr announced some new Facebook Timeline integration, which the company says makes sharing posts on Facebook “a billion times better.” Users can now toggle “send to Facebook” when they’re posting, as well …

Tumblr Policies: Specific Changes Announced Tumblr Policies: Specific Changes Announced

Earlier this month, Tumblr announced that it was working on revamping its privacy policy, terms of service and community guidelines. They posted previews for each, to open them for review and feedback. Today, the company says it has addressed all …

Some Traditional Media Organizations Understand The Web Some Traditional Media Organizations Understand The Web

It’s always nice to see when traditional media organizations show some understanding of the way the web works. Last week, we reported on proposed legislation in Germany that seeks to have news aggregators pay to use snippets of (and possibly …

Blogging Guidelines Already Unpopular With Bloggers Blogging Guidelines Already Unpopular With Bloggers
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Earlier, I wrote about these new content curation/news aggregation guideline initiatives that were brought up at SXSW, and first reported on by The New York Times’ David Carr. I didn’t look much at what others were saying about them before …

Curator’s Code: Can Content Curation Really Be Standardized? Curator’s Code: Can Content Curation Really Be Standardized?
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Let me preface this by saying that I am all for giving credit where credit is due on the web. However, people are trying to develop standards for online content curation and attribution on the web, and I just don’t …

Views By Country WordPress.com Feature Launched Views By Country WordPress.com Feature Launched

WordPress announced that there’s a new “Views by Country” option available from the My Stats tab on the WordPress.com homepage. The feature is designed to let bloggers quickly see where there audience is around the globe. “When you click on …

The One Thing You Absolutely Need To Know About Writing For The Web The One Thing You Absolutely Need To Know About Writing For The Web
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Titles are incredibly important when you’re writing for the web. Startup Stats CEO Nick O’Neill wrote an interesting blog post discussing the importance of titling articles on the Internet in which he looks at an example of a New York …

WordPress.com Gets Comment Notifications WordPress.com Gets Comment Notifications
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WordPress announced that WordPress.com blogs are now getting comment notifications, with moderation and reply functionality. Approve, spam and trash links appear in the notifications for those who have permission to moderate. “Clicking Reply automatically approves a comment and displays an …