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LinkedIn Aims To Clear Up ‘False Accusations’ LinkedIn Aims To Clear Up ‘False Accusations’
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Last week, a class action lawsuit was filed against LinkedIn, alleging that it breaks into users’ email accounts. The company says the suit is “without merit”, and that accusations are false. Main St. (part of TheStreet Network) reported on the …

Cincinnati Bengals Fans React To Katy Perry’s “Roar”
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The Cincinnati Bengals and a large number of their fans reacted strongly over social media outlets after Perry’s hit song “Roar” was used to introduce the team. The person responsible for adding this song to their introduction must have just …

Exclusive: StumbleUpon CEO Gives Us A Big Update About What We Can Soon Expect Exclusive: StumbleUpon CEO Gives Us A Big Update About What We Can Soon Expect
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StumbleUpon has been around since 2001, providing a unique way for Internet users to find websites and pages related to topics they’re interested in. The company has long provided a method of content discovery that has for one, gone virtually …

StumbleUpon Now Profitable, Shares First Revenue Numbers StumbleUpon Now Profitable, Shares First Revenue Numbers
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StumbleUpon has revealed some revenue numbers for the first time via a report from Bloomberg. One major piece of news from the the quiet social content giant is that it is now profitable. It also expects to grow revenue to …

You Can Now Follow ‘Pages’ On Etsy You Can Now Follow ‘Pages’ On Etsy

Etsy just announced the launch of a new curation platform aimed at improving the shopping experience for consumers who base their purchases on trusted voices. Essentially, you can now follow people’s pages on Etsy. “In the vast world of e-commerce, …

Drake Album Is Leaked Online A Week Before Release
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Drake, the Canadian born rapper, singer-songwriter and actor has become the latest person to release music online, before it was due to come out. Lady Gaga did the same thing in August, while Britney Spears released a new single on …

Facebook Looks To Boost Your Click-Through Rates With Bigger Pictures Facebook Looks To Boost Your Click-Through Rates With Bigger Pictures
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Facebook quietly announced last week that it has rolled out larger images for link shares in a move that it says will help boost click-through rates. The company made the announcement on its Facebook + Journalists page: Post by Facebook …

Twitter Files For IPO, But We Won’t See It Yet Twitter Files For IPO, But We Won’t See It Yet

Twitter filed paperwork today to begin the process of their long-awaited IPO, but we may not actually see the public offering until early next year. The paperwork–which is underwritten by Goldman Sachs–was filed under the JOBS act, which means Twitter …

Culturalist Lets You Be The Editor Of Your World Culturalist Lets You Be The Editor Of Your World

Do you like making lists? Have a lot of knowledge about a topic and want to spread said knowledge to the poor, ignorant masses? Want to let everyone know just what you think in a snappy, visually-appealing, and authoritative manner? …

Carrie Underwood Falls, Jokes About It On Twitter Carrie Underwood Falls, Jokes About It On Twitter

Carrie Underwood continues to be making headlines this week. First her husband is bitten by a chipmunk and this time, she has a dramatic fall on stage during her performance in Corpus Christi, Texas. She is also scheduled to sing …

Facebook Pics Affect Teens’ Risky Behavior, Shows Study Facebook Pics Affect Teens’ Risky Behavior, Shows Study
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Parents have been warning their children about the affects of peer pressure for decades now. However, the pressure teens today face on social media is a new phenomenon that parents largely don’t understand. New research is now showing that peer …

Google+ Tops Twitter in Mobile App Popularity Google+ Tops Twitter in Mobile App Popularity
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A recent study from London-based GlobalWebIndex reveals that Google+ tops Twitter in terms of popularity with smartphone app users worldwide. The study places Google+ at number 4 behind Google Maps, Facebook, and YouTube. Twitter comes in at number 6, right …

Jamie-Lynn Sigler Reveals Baby Via Instragam Jamie-Lynn Sigler Reveals Baby Via Instragam

Jamie-Lynn Sigler, actress and new mom, has recently revealed a picture with her newborn son for everyone to see along with the help of social media. With new forms of media becoming such a popular tool, it is easy for …

Hyao Miyazaki: Celebrated Filmaker Retires, Ends Era Hyao Miyazaki: Celebrated Filmaker Retires, Ends Era
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Celebrated manga artist and Anime icon Hyao Miyazaki announced his retirement Saturday, just after the release of his last film, “The Wind Rises”. Koji Hoshino, the head of Mr. Miyazaki’s famed Studio Ghibli, announced the news Sunday at the Venice …

DragonCon 2013: Famous Nerds Tweet DragonCon 2013: Famous Nerds Tweet

Dragon Con is upon us again! What is DragonCon? Well, the according to the website, it is the “largest multimedia, popular culture convention focusing of science fiction/fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music and film in the universe!” It’s taking place …

Twitter Users Complain About Twitter Making Changes To Twitter Twitter Users Complain About Twitter Making Changes To Twitter

Twitter began rolling out a new look for the way it displays conversations on Wednesday. The change has come (or is still coming) to the web interface, the Android app and the iOS app. Here’s a look: According to Business …

Twitter Makes Changes To Conversation Display Twitter Makes Changes To Conversation Display

Twitter has made a change across its web and mobile experiences to the way conversations look. Tweets, when part of a conversation, will now be shown in chronological order to make them easier to follow. Users will see up to …

Since Layoffs, StumbleUpon Has Been Actively Hiring, Adding Engineers Since Layoffs, StumbleUpon Has Been Actively Hiring, Adding Engineers

It wasn’t exactly a great start to the new year for StumbleUpon back in January, when the company laid off 30% of its staff, but that was a long time ago in Internet time, and the company has since been …

Twitter Gets Commerce Head, Plans To Get People Using Twitter For Online Shopping Twitter Gets Commerce Head, Plans To Get People Using Twitter For Online Shopping

Twitter announced today that it has hired former Ticketmaster boss Nathan Hubbard as its new Head of Commerce. He will report to Twitter’s revenue head, Adam Bain, and will reportedly work to make online shopping something people do with Twitter. …

StumbleUpon Looks To Get Better At Determining When Content Is Evergreen StumbleUpon Looks To Get Better At Determining When Content Is Evergreen

StumbleUpon has an engineering contest going on, aimed at finding some help improving how it recommends content. Specifically, they’re looking for someone to develop an algorithm to make the service better at determining when a piece of content is evergreen …

The Facebook Ticker Has Gone Missing The Facebook Ticker Has Gone Missing

Update: It’s back. A lot of Facebook users are noticing that the ticker is gone from their homepage today. The ticker, if you’re unaware, is the panel that shows every piece of activity your Facebook friends are engaging in. It’s …