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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 publishers to get some money through a revenue share model. “nRelate’s platform helps over 30k publishers (bloggers and other media) …

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New Compete Data: Top Business And Tech Sites

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 is not a complete list of all publications covering these areas. Still, while some may cover other areas of interest, …

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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 for camera, and left for text), offline support (post, like, reply and reblog), a faster interface, and tag search. Here …

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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 post on its Inside AdSense blog, where product sales lead Ulrike Jung tells publishers: If your application for AdSense with …

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Facebook: Here’s An SEO Boost For Your Site

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 Feed: Shows readers their friends’ activity on the site, such as likes and comments. Recommendations: Gives readers personalized suggestions for …

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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 all boils down to how people feel about inboxes. In giving you a notifications stream, the last thing we wanted …

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Tumblr Launches ‘Storyboard’ to Feature Creativity

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 on the Tumblr Editorial blog, where Chris Mohney, Editor and Chief at Tumblr, outlined what the Storyboard blog is all …

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Matt Cutts: Excessive Blog Updates To Twitter Not Doorways, But Possibly Annoying

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 be considered a doorway? I know he shoots these videos in advance, but the timing of the video’s release is …

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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 to promote certain posts, but that’s not really much of an ad model. Now, it appears things are changing at …

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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 social network there is, but you may find Tumblr to be an untapped audience that you shouldn’t be ignoring. Luckily, …

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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 whole are less likely to afford laptops and personal computers, Internet-savvy blacks, on average, blog one and a half times …

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Tumblr Launches New Facebook Timeline Integration

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 as share replies and likes on the Facebook Timeline. It shouldn’t spam your friends, because, as the company notes, they …

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