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People Don’t Really Trust Online News, Still Opt For TV People Don’t Really Trust Online News, Still Opt For TV

Information consumption has shifted dramatically in the internet age, as more and more people turn to online-only news outlets and social media to get their daily scoop. The sudden availability of such a great volume of information on the web …

New Compete Data: Top Business And Tech Sites New Compete Data: Top Business And Tech Sites
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Compete has released its new analytics numbers for May. Following is a list of some of the web’s popular destinations for tech, business, search and social media news, and what Compete lists as their unique monthly visitors (US Only). This …

Business Insider Hit 15 Million Uniques In May, Praises Aggregation Business Insider Hit 15 Million Uniques In May, Praises Aggregation
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In the publishing world, it’s no secret that Business Insider has seen tremendous growth in recent years. Today, co-founder, CEO and Editor-In Chief Henry Blodget announced that the site had 15 million unique monthly visitors in May, and he largely …

Twitter Takes A Hard Look At Real-Time Search Queries Twitter Takes A Hard Look At Real-Time Search Queries
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Google, which has essentially ruled the search world for years, once recognized the value of realtime search, and Twitter search in particular. The two companies had a deal, which would enable Google users to get quick, real-time results from Twitter …

Warren Buffett Declares Free News Unsustainable Warren Buffett Declares Free News Unsustainable

When Warren Buffett speaks, Wall Street listens. The 81-year-old Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway has used his keen business sense to become one of the richest men in the world. So, when Warren Buffett says that free news is …

Business Wire Launches New SEO-Enhanced Platform Business Wire Launches New SEO-Enhanced Platform

Business Wire is doing something to help press releases and other news draw more attention and get audiences more engaged in the content. Their new platform called, Smart Marketing Page (SMP), features an SEO-enhanced, multimedia experience that promises to be …

Matt Cutts: Excessive Blog Updates To Twitter Not Doorways, But Possibly Annoying Matt Cutts: Excessive Blog Updates To Twitter Not Doorways, But Possibly Annoying
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Google’s head of webspam took on an interesting question from a user in a new Webmaster Help video: Some websites use their Twitter account as an RSS like service for every article they post. Is that ok or would it …

Twitter Improves Realtime Search While Google Lacks It Twitter Improves Realtime Search While Google Lacks It

Twitter announced some new improvements to its Discover tab today. It’s getting more personalized, and will begin surfacing content based on tweets that are popular among people you follow and who they follow. “The Discover tab’s new design shows who …

The AP Links, But For Those Running AP Stories, It’s Up To Them The AP Links, But For Those Running AP Stories, It’s Up To Them

This week, we ran an article about the Associated Press and its linking policies, which pointed out an article that seemed to be doing the kind of thing the organization has historically frowned upon from others – short articles based …

Associated Press: You Can Link, But It’s Not Encouraged [Updated] Associated Press: You Can Link, But It’s Not Encouraged [Updated]

The Associated Press and the Internet at large have had something or a rocky relationship through the years. The organization has not taken kindly to the direction web news has gone in…essentially since the rise of blogs. In 2009, AP …

Newsy Comes To Roku Today, Another Set-Top Box Later This Month Newsy Comes To Roku Today, Another Set-Top Box Later This Month

Newsy announced that it is making its way into living rooms via the Roku player today. It’s part of Roku’s news and weather category. “Connected TV is an important part of Newsy’s strategy – we will be announcing our app …

Facebook & TV Tie for Most Popular Place to Get News Facebook & TV Tie for Most Popular Place to Get News

The following infographic from Schools.com details how social media is replacing traditional journalism as a news source. These days half of the public gets its breaking news from social media rather than official news sources. Slightly less than half (46%) …

Where Do You Get Your News? [INFOGRAPHIC] Where Do You Get Your News? [INFOGRAPHIC]
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It’s an undebatable fact that the six o’clock evening news isn’t what it used to be. That’s not necessarily a knock on the quality of local or national broadcasts, but more of a commentary on how much the internet has …

Facebook And Twitter Still Not Major Drivers For Online News Facebook And Twitter Still Not Major Drivers For Online News
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For quite some time now, social media has been an increasingly popular source of news – especially breaking news – for millions of people. The number of people who find out about breaking news on Twitter as opposed to more …

Facebook, Twitter Changing How News is Shared Facebook, Twitter Changing How News is Shared

According to the 2011 report Navigating News Online, Facebook is becoming more important in regards to how news is shared – and Twitter, to a lesser extent, is likewise altering the way news material is spread, according to the Pew …

Many Tablet Owners Are Willing To Pay For News Many Tablet Owners Are Willing To Pay For News

According the latest Nielsen ratings, many tablet owners outside of the United States are willing to pay for news content over other downloadable media. This is startling news in itself if you ask me. In America, we take the news …

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 …

German Lawmakers May Be Jeopardizing Search German Lawmakers May Be Jeopardizing Search

News aggregation as we know it, and possibly even search as we know it, may be in danger – at least in Germany. German lawmakers are reportedly kicking around new legislation, which if turned into law, would require a news …

The Associated Press Goes Bold With New Logo The Associated Press Goes Bold With New Logo

In what some would consider a bold move, the associated press has changed their logo of almost 30 years. The finished product is no doubt the result of intense labor by a team of highly-skilled graphic designers who have set …

Should News Organizations Pay People For Their Tweets? Should News Organizations Pay People For Their Tweets?
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Let me start off by saying: No. I don’t think news organizations should have to pay people for referencing their tweets. But this is a similar logic to how some traditional news organizations operate. The Associated Press is about to …

Facebook Group Used To Make Hershey Act On Child Slavery Facebook Group Used To Make Hershey Act On Child Slavery

Child slavery is a tragic world plague especially in Africa where the chocolate industry is booming. Monday, January 31st marked the day the Hershey company made its commitment to buy slave-free cocoa for its chocolate, meaning that the cocoa attained …