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Klout CEO Explains How The New Klout Is Its First Product To Help Users Klout CEO Explains How The New Klout Is Its First Product To Help Users
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On Thursday, Klout launched a big redesign with a focus on “creating content,” which I suggested was really more about sharing content that others have created, and basically seems like a social news reader. Klout CEO Joe Fernandez tells WebProNews, …

LinkedIn Releases Earnings, Announces Acquisition Of Bright LinkedIn Releases Earnings, Announces Acquisition Of Bright

LinkedIn just released its Q4 and full year 2013 earnings, and announced an agreement to acquire data insights provider Bright for $120 million – 73% stock and 27% cash. “What LinkedIn does best is connect talent with opportunity at massive …

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Lets You Pick His Next Opponent Floyd Mayweather Jr. Lets You Pick His Next Opponent

The date is set and the arena is booked. Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. will fight at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas on May 3. Boxing fans were hoping that the rumors were true that Mayweather would announce his …

Join Zuckerberg In Reflecting On Your Time On Facebook As It Turns 10 Join Zuckerberg In Reflecting On Your Time On Facebook As It Turns 10
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Today marks Facebook’s tenth anniversary. Mark Zuckerberg has posted some thoughts on the last ten years, which began with going out for pizza with some friends, and sharing how excited he was about launching the product. There’s no mention of …

Quentin Tarantino And Prince Attack Linking Quentin Tarantino And Prince Attack Linking
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It’s been an odd week in Internet news as both Quentin Tarantino and Prince looked to sue people for linking to things. The former is suing Gawker for posting links to his recently leaked film script hosted elsewhere, while the …

Facebook Graph Search Coming To Mobile ‘Pretty Soon,’ Says Zuck Facebook Graph Search Coming To Mobile ‘Pretty Soon,’ Says Zuck

Facebook may finally be bringing Graph Search to mobile devices soon. In fact, Mark Zuckerberg said as much on the company’s earnings call during the Q&A portion on Wednesday. “Pretty soon, I think, you should expect us to roll out …

Casino Snakes Rumor Is Just Another Internet Hoax Casino Snakes Rumor Is Just Another Internet Hoax

How about this sequel title to Snakes On a Plane? Snakes In a Casino. One thing the internet is certainly good for is the ability to spread rumors and spread them fast. However, it’s not true, despite what you’ve read …

Imgur Analytics Let You Track The Viral Success Of Your Images Imgur Analytics Let You Track The Viral Success Of Your Images

Imgur just announced the launch of a new analytics platform that will enable brands and marketers to track the viral life of the images they upload. Given that Imgur sees upwards of 100 million unique monthly visitors, this is a …

New Pinterest Feature Shows You More Pins For Stuff You Like New Pinterest Feature Shows You More Pins For Stuff You Like

Pinterest is rolling out a preview of a new feature called Interests, which lets users look at pins based on specific things they’re interested in. Pinterest generates a personalized page based on your past behavior on the site. “For example, …

Pipeline Explosion Leaves Thousands in Brutal Cold Pipeline Explosion Leaves Thousands in Brutal Cold

The TransCanada natural gas pipeline explosion near Winnipeg, Canada caused a fire that burned for 12 hours Saturday, but the most disconcerting effects have proven to be the resulting elimination of heat in close to 4,000 homes. In what could …

Courtney Love Wins ‘Twibel’ Case Courtney Love Wins ‘Twibel’ Case

Courtney Love won a Twitter libel case where she was accused of defaming an attorney in a tweet she posted back in 2010. Love’s case marks the first time ever that a court has heard a libel suit against someone …

Nightclub Death: 2nd Woman Arrested, Looking For 3rd Nightclub Death: 2nd Woman Arrested, Looking For 3rd

As earlier reported by us, an innocent night out on the town left recent graduate Kim Pham lifeless on the sidewalk suffering from brain damage that resulted in her later death with other women now being charged with murder. Vanesa …

StumbleUpon Traffic Referrals See Strong Growth [Report] StumbleUpon Traffic Referrals See Strong Growth [Report]
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Shareaholic has put out the latest edition of its quarterly Social Media Traffic Report. Its data shows that among Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Stumbleupon, Reddit, YouTube, LinkedIn and Google+, Facebook, StumbleUpon and Pinterest saw the strongest gains in terms of referrals. …

Cutts On How Much Facebook And Twitter Signals Matter In Google Ranking Cutts On How Much Facebook And Twitter Signals Matter In Google Ranking
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Google put out a pretty interesting Webmaster Help video today with Matt Cutts answering a question about a topic a lot of people would like to understand better – how Facebook and Twitter affect Google rankings. “Facebook and Twitter pages …

Can Search Improvements Make Pinterest More Valuable To Businesses? Can Search Improvements Make Pinterest More Valuable To Businesses?
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Pinterest is becoming a better search engine, and it’s likely only getting started. Have you ever used Pinterest specifically to search for something? Do you think it is capable of providing helpful results for certain types of queries? Share your …

Framily Plan- A Sprint Plan Frame-Up? Framily Plan- A Sprint Plan Frame-Up?
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Calling all family, friends, enemies, frienemies– CNet tells us that Sprint has introduced a new family plan that they refuse to call anything other than the Sprint Framily Plan. Likely more of an unfortunate scenario for the fine customer service …

Now That’s How A Brand Should Use Jelly Now That’s How A Brand Should Use Jelly
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Brands are already (unsurprisingly) looking for ways to take advantage of Jelly, the new mobile Q&A app from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone. Last week, after the app’s launch, we discussed how it might be useful for businesses out of pure …

George Takei: Utah, Boldly Change Your Gay Stance George Takei: Utah, Boldly Change Your Gay Stance
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George Takei, widely known for his role as Mr. Sulu on the original Star Trek series, is currently dealing with another breed of species– politicians. While promoting his part in the 2014 Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience, gay activist Takei …

New Data Shows Just How Many Teens Facebook is Losing New Data Shows Just How Many Teens Facebook is Losing
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Though it may not mean the end of the world’s most popular social network, the demographic shift in Facebook members is leaving some analysts worried. Already reports are showing that Facebook is dead to teens, who are switching to more …

Report: About 1/4 Of Questions On Jelly Are Being Answered Report: About 1/4 Of Questions On Jelly Are Being Answered

Jelly, the new visual Q&A app from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, has been out for a week now, and some early third-party data regarding the app’s usage has surfaced. RJMetrics’ Robert Moore says he’s been collecting data on all the …

Facebook Acquires Branch, Potluck Facebook Acquires Branch, Potluck

Facebook has acquired Branch, the company behind link-sharing service Branch and iPhone app Potluck. Branch CEO Josh Miller announced the news on Facebook, saying that the company will be continuing its mission at Facebook. “We will be forming Facebook’s Conversations …