All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘content’

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 2011. I see a trend emerging… Anyway, Imgur has a lot to be happy about. According to the site, they …

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Facebook Restores That Nipple/Elbow Photo

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 of the deep understanding of things, admitted that they had posted the photo as a sort of “Facebook alertness test.” …

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Facebook Has a Link That Lets Users See “All” Friend Activity in Their News Feed

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 you head on over to https://www.facebook.com/?sk=nf_all, you’ll see a more densely-populated news feed that includes more stories from more sources. …

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Retweets Do Not Equal Clicks, According to Study

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 goes viral – that magical “retweet” metric may be a little deceiving. They may be retweeting, but that doesn’t mean …

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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 in the stream You’ll now have more options when reporting bad posts, comments, profiles or photos. This will mean we …

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Google Play Movies & TV Coming to Google TV

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 music, just like that smartphone version has. Google stated in a blog post to the Google TV blog that the …

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What Does The New StumbleUpon Mean For Your Referrals?

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 to the iOS app so far, some, if not all of them will come to the other mobile versions and …

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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 to Microsoft, will develop “interactive and linear content” for the Xbox and other devices. She will also be involved in …

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Read This, And Tell Me StumbleUpon Isn’t An Amazing Marketing Tool

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 years, or even Twitter. StumbleUpon is certainly a different kind of beast, but each of these products is used …

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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 it up. And a top-level Facebook engineer has just revealed much of the extent of it. Jay Parikh, Facebook’s VP …

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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 feature programming from NBC Universal’s slate of news programs (you may know many of them from MSNBC). This includes The …

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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 the best of us. Your first response is to simply delete the offending photos, right? Well, now you can rest …

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