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Facebook Cancels NYC Gifts Event Ahead of Hurricane Sandy Facebook Cancels NYC Gifts Event Ahead of Hurricane Sandy

In light of the imminent landfall of “Frankenstorm” Hurricane Sandy in New York City, Facebook has become the next company to postpone scheduled events in the city. Earlier this month, Facebook sent out invitations for a November 1st event set …

Where to Watch Apple’s iPad Mini Event Where to Watch Apple’s iPad Mini Event

Apple is notorious for refusing to live stream their various press events online, but today they are making an exception. Or possibly creating a new rule. Yeah, let’s go with that one. If you want to watch today’s event live, …

Facebook to Tell Us More About Gifts at November 1st Event Facebook to Tell Us More About Gifts at November 1st Event
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Are you excited about having the ability to send your Facebook friends real, tangible gifts? Is it “ability” or “obligation?” Hm. That might make all the difference. Either way, the new Facebook Gifts platform is on the way, and we …

Facebook May Notify You an Hour Before Your Event Begins Facebook May Notify You an Hour Before Your Event Begins

Facebook is currently testing a pretty useful new feature that has to deal with notifications. For some users, Facebook is now pushing a notification exactly one hour before any event they’re a member of. To receive the notification, you must …

Google Adds Another Dash Of Google+ To Gmail Google Adds Another Dash Of Google+ To Gmail

The integration of Google+ into Gmail continues. Today, Google announced it has added interactive email notifications for Google+ Events invitations, so you can RSVP, invite and comment from the inbox. Google’s Roshni Malani says you can RSVP with one click, …

Facebook’s World Hack 2012 To Hit 12 Cities Facebook’s World Hack 2012 To Hit 12 Cities

If you have an idea for a great Facebook app, you may want to find a way to be in one of twelve locations over the course of the next two months. The company just announced the locations for World …

Facebook Updates Events With Impressive New Calendar, List Views Facebook Updates Events With Impressive New Calendar, List Views
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In a move that was a long time coming, Facebook has rolled out an all new events page, complete with two equally useful ways to organize all of your date-specific happenings on the site. The Events redesign was born out …

Facebook Users Seeing Notifications For Declined Event Invites Facebook Users Seeing Notifications For Declined Event Invites

Facebook has always shied away from features that could possibly prompt a squabble – you know, things that highlight negative actions. That’s why, despite the vocal desire of some users, Facebook has never instituted a “dislike” button. I guess there …

BlogWorld & New Media Expo Gets A New (Yet Familiar) Name BlogWorld & New Media Expo Gets A New (Yet Familiar) Name

BlogWorld & New Media Expo co-founders Rick Calvert and Dave Cynkin announced that they’re renaming the popular conference series to just New Media Expo, or NMX. Calvert said, “When we started BlogWorld in 2006 the new media industry hadn’t really …

Google+ May Be Getting Events In The Near Future Google+ May Be Getting Events In The Near Future

Well, this is convenient. This morning we brought you word that Google was adding Events support to the Google Places API. It’s no secret that Google has its APIs work together in one big happy family so one feature hitting …

Google Places API Gets Events Support Google Places API Gets Events Support

Google is always supporting their APIs with new features and the like, but they’ve been spending a lot of effort on the Places API recently. That’s to be expected since the Places API is great for businesses and the regular …

Groupon G-Pass Gets Wide Release For TicketMaster Events Groupon G-Pass Gets Wide Release For TicketMaster Events

Groupon announced the wide release of G-Pass, as part of Groupon Live, the joint venture between Groupon and Live Nation Entertainment for local events. The new feature lets users get ticketing, seating and barcode-scanning info on the voucher itself, so …

AdSense In Your City: New North American Tour Dates Announced AdSense In Your City: New North American Tour Dates Announced

Google announced some new dates for AdSense in Your City across North America. For those unfamiliar with the events, they are a series in which publishers can meet with members of Google’s Inside AdSense team and AdSense experts to learn …

StubHub Launched In The UK StubHub Launched In The UK

eBay launched StubHub, its secondary ticketing service, in the United Kingdom today. This marks the first international expansion for StubHub. The company is positioning it as an attept to “shake up the UK ticketing market”. The company will sell tickets …

Facebook Events Getting New Features Facebook Events Getting New Features

Do you use Facebook Events to plan your birthday party or that ill advised sweater party from last year that nobody came to even though you invited everybody on your friends list? If so, there are some changes coming that …

What Is Bing Doing At SXSW? What Is Bing Doing At SXSW?

As previously reported, Bing’s Duane Forrester is scheduled to participate in a panel discussion at SXSW this weekend, called Dear Google & Bing: Help Me Rank Better! Also scheduled for that session are Matt Cutts and Danny Sullivan, but Matt …

BlogWorld & New Media Expo Buys Travel Blog Exchange BlogWorld & New Media Expo Buys Travel Blog Exchange
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BlogWorld & New Media Expo announced that it purchased another blogging event series: TBEX (Travel Blog Exchange), which BlogWorld says is the world’s largest travel blogger event. BlogWorld will take over production and operations of the event, though TBEX’s founder …

Oscars Red Carpet: Twitter Reaction Oscars Red Carpet: Twitter Reaction

The pre-Oscars Red Carpet extravaganza just hit the airwaves, and naturally it didn’t take long for Twitter to explode with commentary. We’ll pull out some of the highlights here, up to the show. Side note: It’s good to see that …

Whitney Houston Funeral: Where To Watch It Whitney Houston Funeral: Where To Watch It

It’s hard to believe it’s already been a week since Whitney Houston was found dead, but it has, and today is her funeral, which is being streamed live online by the AP. Unfortunately, they haven’t made the player embeddable, but …

Facebook “Suggested Guests” Feature Comes To Events Facebook “Suggested Guests” Feature Comes To Events
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Facebook is currently testing a new feature housed within the event pages. It’s called “Suggested Guests” and it does just that – provides a series of suggested guests that you can then invite in one click. The Suggested Guests box …

Google AdSense In Your City Goes International Google AdSense In Your City Goes International
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Back in mid-2010, Google announced the AdSense in Your City program. This is a series of events, which brings Google to various cities to work closely with publishers on best practices, give tips, and whatnot. The initiative began in Mountain …