All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Events’

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 is some wisdom in the “if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all” mantra. Even …

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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 formed yet. Changing the name from BlogWorld to New Media Expo was always the plan, but the timing wasn’t right …

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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 one API means that it’s surely going to hit other services as well, right? That appears to be the case …

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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 users who want to find said businesses. There are still a few features lacking, but Google is quickly fixing that. …

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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 they don’t have to go to the will call line at events. G-Pass has been in beta since October 2011. …

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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 new tips, best practices, and info about new products. Google’s been doing it for a couple years now. Last month, …

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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 to various music, sporting and entertainment events, just as it does in the US. “The UK has an incredibly rich …

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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 will make it easier for people to ignore your even more persistent invitations. Bob Baldwin, a software engineer at Facebook, …

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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 Cutts tweeted today that he won’t be able to make it as his wife is having surgery, though he’s going …

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BlogWorld & New Media Expo Buys Travel Blog Exchange

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 Kim Mance will continue to be involved in an advisor role, while also playing the part of TBEX evangelist. “It …

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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 the Rob Zombie Woolite commercial is still in the rotation for tonight’s event: Here’s the Twitter reaction. Refresh regularly for …

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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 we will be providing live updates from the Twitterverse throughout the ceremony. If you wish to actually watch the service, …

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