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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 …

Would You Watch an Original Series Inside Twitter? Would You Watch an Original Series Inside Twitter?

No, we’re not talking about a reality show based on the people that make Twitter run (although there’s an idea) – we’re talking about a show that is debuted, streamed, and shared all within the walls of the service. Yep, …

Facebook Delves Deep Into The Reporting Process Facebook Delves Deep Into The Reporting Process

With 900+ million people on the site, it’s inevitable that someone is going to post something that offends your sensibilities. And although Facebook has systems in place to weed out content that violates their terms of service, the company has …

Facebook: Despite Alarmist Statuses, We Still Don’t Own Your Content Facebook: Despite Alarmist Statuses, We Still Don’t Own Your Content
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Facebook has taken it upon themselves to comment on a recent viral status update that you may or may not have seen floating around your parts in the past couple of days. The status varies a bit, but usually takes …

Automated Insights: Computers May Not Replace Human Writers, As Long As Perspectives Exist Automated Insights: Computers May Not Replace Human Writers, As Long As Perspectives Exist
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There are companies currently providing machine-generated content to various sites and businesses – articles created by machines rather than humans. Some wonder if the future of journalism is auto-generated content, and if journalists will be out of jobs because of …

Post – Google Penguin Update Content Tips Endorsed By Matt Cutts Post – Google Penguin Update Content Tips Endorsed By Matt Cutts
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Marc Ensign published a good blog post about staying on good terms with Google, in the post-Penguin world. There are plenty of posts out there on this topic. I’ve seen a fair amount of pretty good ones, but this one …

Do You Want Your News Written And Personalized By Robots? Do You Want Your News Written And Personalized By Robots?

I find Narrative Science to be a fascinating company for a variety of reasons, and the more I read about them, the more fascinated I am. I really don’t know if what they’re doing is going to change the future …

Will The “Next Web” Belong To Yahoo? Will The “Next Web” Belong To Yahoo?

Yahoo Chief Product Officer, Blake Irving, spoke about “the next web” (not the technology blog) at the Adobe Digital Marketing Summit last week. Yahoo has posted a “concise version” of his opening remarks from he event, in which he talks …

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 …

Content More Memorable When Shared By Close Friends Content More Memorable When Shared By Close Friends

Data suggests that content and ideas online spread most effectively through large numbers of people sharing with small groups. There is little supporting data to prove that influencers are the best way to go viral and share information online. The …

Content Experience In Cars Could Drive Apple
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No, Apple isn’t getting into the car business. Yet. But it is believed that the Cupertino-based company may be working on the development of an in-dash system for the automotive industry. A Chinese headhunting firm was recently hired by Apple …

Yahoo Small Business Advisor Launches Yahoo Small Business Advisor Launches
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Yahoo has launched a new site called Yahoo Small Business Advisor with tools and information for entrepreneurs. It includes tips from celebrity entrepreneurs, such as chef Ming Tsai. The site was launched in beta late last year, but it’s apparently …