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Facebook Blocks ‘Insulting’ Pages on Muhammad in Turkey: Report

Facebook Blocks ‘Insulting’ Pages on Muhammad in Turkey: Report

By Josh Wolford January 26, 2015

Apparently, Facebook isn’t going to fight the free speech battle today. According to multiple outlets, which cite both state reports and a source inside Facebook, the social network has blocked access to some pages inside Turkey. The move follows an …

Nolan: Netflix Won't Kill the Movie Theater Nolan: Netflix Won't Kill the Movie Theater

Acclaimed director Christopher Nolan thinks that you and I will “lay down [our] money to those studios, theaters and filmmakers who value the theatrical experience and create a new distinction from home entertainment.” Do you? Nolan has penned an op-ed …

Netflix Has Yet to Find Its One-Series-Fits-All Netflix Has Yet to Find Its One-Series-Fits-All

Judging by the buzz shows like Orange Is The New Black and House of Cards enjoy in all corners of the internet, you might think that Netflix has totally knocked it out of the park already in the original content …

Facebook Kills 3 Types Of Content In The News Feed Facebook Kills 3 Types Of Content In The News Feed

Facebook announced even more changes to its News Feed algorithm today, aimed at “cleaning up News Feed spam”. Facebook will be targeting three specific types of posts, and stop showing them in the News Feed: like-baiting, frequently circulated content, and …

24 Gone from Netflix, Now on Amazon Prime Instead 24 Gone from Netflix, Now on Amazon Prime Instead

You may have seen the warnings that popular series 24 was vanishing from Netflix on April 1st, but today Netflix users were hit with the harsh reality, like a Jack Bauer punch to the throat. It’s no April Fool’s joke–24 …

Google Tries Content Recommendations Again Google Tries Content Recommendations Again

Google is reportedly getting ready to launch a new content recommendation tool for publishers that would point their website visitors to more of their articles. Search Engine Journal shares a snippet from an email it and other Google partners have …

Amazon Launches Another Pilot Season Amazon Launches Another Pilot Season

Amazon Studios has just launched another round of original pilots from some notable names – 5 new shows for adults and 5 new shows for the kiddos. Available today to stream on Prime Instant Video and LOVEFILM (UK) are The …

‘Hand of God’ Pilot Finds Home at Amazon ‘Hand of God’ Pilot Finds Home at Amazon

Amazon Studios is on a roll, beefing up their upcoming original series lineup with some impressive-sounding new shows. It’s not that surprising – Amazon’s original content wing has to move fast to catch up/keep pace with the Netflix juggernaut. Deadline …

Matt Cutts Just Declared Guest Blogging 'Done' Matt Cutts Just Declared Guest Blogging 'Done'
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Google has been warning webmasters about guest blogging abuse for years now. This week, head of webspam Matt Cutts basically declared guest blogging dead. “Stick a fork in it: guest blogging is done,” says Google’s Matt Cutts. In light of …

Hulu Gets a Bunch of Awesome Kids Content Hulu Gets a Bunch of Awesome Kids Content

The Hulu Kids section of Hulu Plus just got a lot better at entertaining your little ones. Starting today, Hulu Plus subscribers will have access to ton of new content from Lionsgate Kids, Sesame Workshop, Nickelodeon, Jim Henson Family TV, …

‘That 70s Show’ Is Back on Netflix ‘That 70s Show’ Is Back on Netflix
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Hello Wisconsin – That 70s Show is back on Netflix. If you’re a frequent Netflix user, you may have caught some of the drama surrounding the show the past month or so. That 70s Show was set to cycle out …

Twitter Forces Image, Vine Previews In-Stream Twitter Forces Image, Vine Previews In-Stream
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Twitter has just announced an update for iOS, Android, and the web that’s all about putting more content in your actual tweet stream. “We want to make it easier for everyone to experience those moments on Twitter. That’s why starting …

Tumblr Search Gets a Significant Update Tumblr Search Gets a Significant Update
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Tumblr has just announced a big improvement to their search function, one that they say will help users better explore the 65 billion posts now currently housed on the site (65 billion posts, yeah). Now, when you search a term, …

Amazon Snags MGM Content for Prime Instant Video Amazon Snags MGM Content for Prime Instant Video

Amazon and MGM have just announced an expanded licensing agreement that will bring a bunch of new content – both TV and movies – to Prime Instant Video. The deal makes MGM Television’s historical series Vikings, which premiered on the …

DRM to be a Billion-Dollar Industry by 2018 DRM to be a Billion-Dollar Industry by 2018
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As even mobile hardware has now improved beyond what average consumers might actually need on a daily basis, the emphasis on software has become more important in recent years. Add to this the ease with which content can be shared …

Netflix Snags 'Marco Polo' Drama from Starz Netflix Snags 'Marco Polo' Drama from Starz

You can add another Netflix original series to the growing list of dramas set to premiere some time next year. TV Guide is reporting that the streaming company has acquired the rights to Marco Polo, a new series about one …

Netflix Users Aren't Abandoning Traditional TV Netflix Users Aren't Abandoning Traditional TV

A new study suggests that Netflix users aren’t turning to Netflix as a replacement for cable, but rather a supplement. In other words, people just love TV shows and movies and they will turn to any and all means necessary …