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Vimeo Adds Content Ratings to Videos (Mature, All Audiences, Not Yet Rated) Vimeo Adds Content Ratings to Videos (Mature, All Audiences, Not Yet Rated)

Vimeo allows non-sexual nudity (anything expect explicit porn). Everybody knows that. It’s one of the things that sets it apart from other video streaming sites like YouTube. Vimeo says that it’s a testament to their “unflinching belief in the integrity …

Gay Marriage Photo Yanked (then Restored) in Another Instance of Facebook’s Flawed Content Removal System at Work Gay Marriage Photo Yanked (then Restored) in Another Instance of Facebook’s Flawed Content Removal System at Work

Facebook is (once again) in the middle of a content removal drama – except this time is doesn’t have anything to do with breastfeeding, racy cartoons, art, exposed nipples, or racially charged posts. This time, the drama centers around a …

Netflix Gets Cartoon Network, Adult Swim Content through Another Warner Bros Deal Netflix Gets Cartoon Network, Adult Swim Content through Another Warner Bros Deal

Netflix has just announced new licensing deals with Warner Bros Television Group and Turner Broadcasting System that will bring more streaming content to the service in March of this year, as well as January 2014. The deal with Warner Bros …

Hemlock Grove, the Eli Roth Netflix Series, Gets a Trailer Hemlock Grove, the Eli Roth Netflix Series, Gets a Trailer

The David Fincher/Kevin Spacey political drama House of Cards hits Netflix Instant on February 1st, and Arrested Development is coming in May. But don’t forget about another Netflix original/exclusive program that’s on the way. Hostel and Cabin Fever director Eli …

Hulu Announces New Original Programming for 2013 Hulu Announces New Original Programming for 2013

Hulu, which just announced $695 million in 2012 revenue (a 65% increase year-over-over), is now outlining their plans for new original content in 2013. “It’s a thrill to share what we have planned in 2013,” said Andy Forssell, Hulu’s SVP …

Netflix Grabs Warner Bros Television Dramas on the Heels of HBO/Universal Deal Netflix Grabs Warner Bros Television Dramas on the Heels of HBO/Universal Deal

In more content acquisition news for your Monday, Netflix has just announced an exclusive deal for the streaming rights to eight Warner Bros Television Group dramas. The deal allows for the shows to be shown via “traditional syndication windows and …

HBO, Universal Agree to Exclusive Deal a Month After Netflix Inks Deal with Disney HBO, Universal Agree to Exclusive Deal a Month After Netflix Inks Deal with Disney

Another day, another battle in the content wars. This time, we can give the victory to HBO. HBO and Universal Pictures have announced an extension of their licensing deal which will make sure that Universal Pictures and Focus Features’ movies …

Amazon Inks Prime Deal with A+E Networks for Pawn Stars, Storage Wars, and More Amazon Inks Prime Deal with A+E Networks for Pawn Stars, Storage Wars, and More
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Amazon has just announced another licensing agreement to bring more content to its Prime Instant Video service. This time it’s A+E Networks. “In a year we have more than doubled the Prime Instant Video selection for our Prime members,” said …

Imgur Boasts 364 Billion Image Views in 2012, Reveals Top Image Imgur Boasts 364 Billion Image Views in 2012, Reveals Top Image

Image-hosting powerhouse Imgur has just unveiled their year-end statistics, including the top 12 images of 2012. Why 12? Well, Imgur started this wrap-up in 2010 with the year’s top 10 images. Last year it was the top 11 images of …

Facebook Restores That Nipple/Elbow Photo Facebook Restores That Nipple/Elbow Photo
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Yesterday we told you about Facebook’s latest act of severe breast phobia, as the social network removed a photo that only appeared to depict bare breasts, but instead featured a woman’s elbow. The Facebook page that posted the photo, Theories …

Facebook Has a Link That Lets Users See “All” Friend Activity in Their News Feed Facebook Has a Link That Lets Users See “All” Friend Activity in Their News Feed
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If you feel that there’s a lot of content that you’re missing and you want to receive more stories on your news feed, there’s a location for that. Facebook is now allowing users to browse a jam-packed news feed. If …

Retweets Do Not Equal Clicks, According to Study Retweets Do Not Equal Clicks, According to Study
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Good news – your tweet exploded across the Twitterverse! Hundreds of people retweeted your latest article, how awesome is that! Although social media can drive plenty of traffic to your site and you should always be happy when your content …

Google+ Unveils New Reporting Mechanisms for Content, Hangouts Google+ Unveils New Reporting Mechanisms for Content, Hangouts

Google just announced some new privacy functions for Google+ that deal with how users report abusive content within the stream as well as abuse within Hangouts. Here are the changes, as announced by Google’s Pavni Diwanji on Google+: Reporting content …

Google Play Movies & TV Coming to Google TV Google Play Movies & TV Coming to Google TV
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This week Google announced that some essential features of Google Play will be rolling out to Google TV. Though they have been conspicuously absent from Google TV until now, the Google Play app will be getting movies, TV shows, and …

What Does The New StumbleUpon Mean For Your Referrals? What Does The New StumbleUpon Mean For Your Referrals?
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This week, StumbleUpon launched a new iOS app with some big changes to the homepage and how users stumble through content, among other things (see our full review and interview with the company here). While the changes have only come …

Microsoft Signs Former CBS Exec to Head Xbox Studio Microsoft Signs Former CBS Exec to Head Xbox Studio

Microsoft this week announced that it has hired Nancy Tellem, a former president of CBS Network Television Entertainment as their new Entertainment & Digital Media president. Tellem will oversee the launch of a production studio in Los Angeles that, according …

Read This, And Tell Me StumbleUpon Isn’t An Amazing Marketing Tool Read This, And Tell Me StumbleUpon Isn’t An Amazing Marketing Tool
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Some things don’t change. StumbleUpon, after all these years, can still be a great driver of traffic to your website, despite how little it has changed in comparison to other social services. Think about how much Facebook has changed over …

The Facebook Beast Ingests 500+ TB of Data Every Day The Facebook Beast Ingests 500+ TB of Data Every Day

If Facebook’s underperforming stock value has made you think that the social media giant is withering away into nothingness, think again. The network is still a well-oiled machine, a beast of data processing that has some impressive numbers to back …

Xbox Live Gets a New NBC News App Xbox Live Gets a New NBC News App

A new Xbox Live update launching today is bringing a whole new variety of content on the game console. Joining popular content apps like Netflix, Hulu Plus, HBO Go, YouTube, Amazon Instant video, and MLB.TV is NBC News, which will …

Your Deleted Drunken Facebook Photos Are Now Truly Deleted in a Timely Fashion Your Deleted Drunken Facebook Photos Are Now Truly Deleted in a Timely Fashion

Have you ever woken up after a night of too many Irish car bombs, only to find that you may have played a little fast and loose with your iPhone camera and your Facebook app? Yes, embarrassing photos happen to …

Whoa, Meta: Infographic Shows How Infographics Are Shared On Social Networks Whoa, Meta: Infographic Shows How Infographics Are Shared On Social Networks
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Let’s face it: infographics are a dime a dozen these days. In a typical day of internet scouring, you’re likely to see various infographics covering a plethora of topics – from Facebook to football, from sex to sedentary lifestyles. You …