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StumbleUpon Not Working For Some Users StumbleUpon Not Working For Some Users

Update 2: We’ve finally received word from StumbleUpon. A spokesperson tells WebPronews, “We’ve had a few outages this morning that have affected some users. We are working on it now. We should be up and running for everyone soon.” As …

LinkedIn Announces the New LinkedIn Profile LinkedIn Announces the New LinkedIn Profile

At a rare announcement event today, LinkedIn announced the “new” LinkedIn, which includes an updated profile page. “[It's] one of the biggest changes to a pillar product in LinkedIn’s history,” said Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn CEO. Weiner introduced today’s event, which …

The Walking Dead Facebook Game Gets New Chapter, Features The Walking Dead Facebook Game Gets New Chapter, Features
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In August, AMC launched a Walking Dead Facebook game in beta. The beta status still applies, but now, a new chapter and some new features have been added. These include fullscreen mode and improved weapons. “Chapter 2 lets fans battle …

Foursquare to Launch New Search-Oriented Homepage Foursquare to Launch New Search-Oriented Homepage

We say it a lot whenever we’re talking about Foursquare – but the company that started as a simple gamified check-in app has been consistently “moving beyond the check-in” as of late. They recently launched a massive redesign of their …

Here Are Some Great Discussions From LinkedIn’s BrandConnect 12 Event Here Are Some Great Discussions From LinkedIn’s BrandConnect 12 Event

LinkedIn held its BrandConnect12 event in New York last week, which included a number of interesting marketing discussions with numerous professionals. LinkedIn has now made video of many of these available via its YouTube channel. So, if you wanted to …

Twitter Launches A Redesign For TweetDeck Twitter Launches A Redesign For TweetDeck
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Twitter announced the launch of a new redesign to popular Twitter client TweetDeck, which it bought last year. The update applies to the TweetDeck app across all supported platforms, which include: web, Chrome, Mac and Windows. The background is now …

This Facebook “Chairs” Commercial Parody Makes A Statement This Facebook “Chairs” Commercial Parody Makes A Statement
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Last week, Facebook announced that it surpassed a billion users, and launched a new ad comparing the social network to chairs. Jokes were made, and parody videos were constructed. This one compared Facebook to toilets. This one brought up heroin …

Like-A-Hug Makes Facebook Likes Mean a Little More Like-A-Hug Makes Facebook Likes Mean a Little More
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Facebook just announced that they’ve hit one billion monthly active users. As a part of that milestone, the company also told us that in the last three and a half years (approximately), Facebook users have hit the “like” button over …

Facebook “Chairs” Commercial Gets Another Parody: This One Includes Heroin Facebook “Chairs” Commercial Gets Another Parody: This One Includes Heroin

We showed you one parody of Facebook’s new “chairs” commercial. That one specifically compared Facebook to toilets. Here’s another one, which goes a bit further, including toilet paper, masturbation, heroin and people with hooks for hands. [via TNW]

Twitter Has A Fairly Unusable User Directory Twitter Has A Fairly Unusable User Directory

If Twellow serves as a Yellow Pages for Twitter, than a new directory from Twitter must be the white pages. Twitter has launched (without any formal announcement) a new profile directory, which will allow you to browse through Twitter users …

Facebook Is Really Slow Today For A Lot Of People Facebook Is Really Slow Today For A Lot Of People
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Are you having some trouble with Facebook today? You’re not alone. It’s been incredibly slow for us all morning, and it turns out that there are tons of people complaining about this. Here’s a sampling from Twitter: Follow @candiceherhu candice …

Facebook Tests New “Collections” Feature Facebook Tests New “Collections” Feature
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Facebook has begun testing a new feature called “Collections,” which will let retailers provide new ways for Facebook fans to share products they like with their friends. It comes in the form of a new type of Page post that …

Google Reportedly Facing Privacy Policy Issues In Europe Google Reportedly Facing Privacy Policy Issues In Europe
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This year, Google changed its privacy policies, consolidating policies for various products into a more unified policy encompassing most Google products. This was announced back in January, and was implemented in March. Google faced a fair amount of criticism over …

Facebook’s 1 Billion Users Have Uploaded 219 Billion Photos Facebook’s 1 Billion Users Have Uploaded 219 Billion Photos
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On Thursday, Facebook announced that it surpassed the 1 billion user milestone last month. The company celebrated with a new TV commercial comparing Facebook to chairs (which has drawn plenty of Clint Eastwood-related jokes out of the social media universe). …

Facebook Now Has A Billion Active Users, Zuckerberg Compares It To Chairs Facebook Now Has A Billion Active Users, Zuckerberg Compares It To Chairs

Facebook announced this morning that it reached 1 billion monthly active users on September 14 at 12:45 PM Pacific time. CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted a message this morning, saying, “This morning, there are more than one billion people using Facebook …

LinkedIn Now Lets You Follow Top “Influencers” LinkedIn Now Lets You Follow Top “Influencers”
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LinkedIn has allowed users to follow companies and groups for some time, making it easier to access the top news of the day.  In an effort to expand the type of updates users receive and to provide them more interesting …

Klout Score Just Now Takes Into Account Facebook Pages Klout Score Just Now Takes Into Account Facebook Pages

Klout, the company that claims to help you “discover and be recognized for how you influence the world,” announced today that it is now including data from Facebook Pages in its scoring. I would have thought this would have been …

Bing Invests In Klout, Adds It To Social Sidebar Bing Invests In Klout, Adds It To Social Sidebar
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Bing announced today that it has entered into a partnership with Klout, including an strategic investment in the company. This, a Bing spokesperson tells WebProNews, is aimed at “strengthening social influence data on both the Bing and Klout platforms.” “There …

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, …

TweetMeme Just Officially Died TweetMeme Just Officially Died

TweetMeme just announced that it is shutting down. If you’ll recall, they were responsible for the original retweet button, but over the years, Twitter effectively rendered the button useless for most sites, as more and more adopted Twitter’s official button. …

StumbleUpon Gets Big Desktop Redesign, Adds Lists StumbleUpon Gets Big Desktop Redesign, Adds Lists
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Last week, StumbleUpon introduced a new iOS app, which brought some new features to the service that have not been available on the desktop version or in StumbleUpon’s other mobile apps. Now, the company has brought some of those features …