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Facebook Looking at Navigation App Waze [Report] Facebook Looking at Navigation App Waze [Report]

Is Facebook looking to get into the crowdsourced traffic information game? According to Israeli business publication Globes, Facebook is eyeing navigation app Waze. According to Globes, the two companies have already had discussions – as Facebook execs apparently visited Waze …

Read This, And Tell Me StumbleUpon Isn’t An Amazing Marketing Tool Read This, And Tell Me StumbleUpon Isn’t An Amazing Marketing Tool
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Some things don’t change. StumbleUpon, after all these years, can still be a great driver of traffic to your website, despite how little it has changed in comparison to other social services. Think about how much Facebook has changed over …

Google Maps Gives Live Traffic Updates To A Lot More Cities Google Maps Gives Live Traffic Updates To A Lot More Cities
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Google is beefing up its live traffic feature of Google Maps. The company initially launched it in 2008, but the list of cities that actually could take advantage of the feature left a bit to be desired. For many, that …

Waze Updated To Help You Save On Gas Waze Updated To Help You Save On Gas

Waze, the ridiculously handy navigation app that uses real-time traffic data to get you where you need to go on time, has just added a new feature that helps you save on gas, too. Waze, in case you’re unfamiliar with …

Google’s Knowledge Graph: Less Traffic To More Sites? Google’s Knowledge Graph: Less Traffic To More Sites?
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Back in March, the Wall Street Journal put out a big article about what apparently went on to become Google’s Knowledge Graph. Google made the formal announcement today. For more on the Knowledge Graph itself, see: Knowledge Graph: Google Officially …

Could Your Daily Commute Be Killing You? Could Your Daily Commute Be Killing You?

Nobody likes the drive to work. Every day millions of people wait through seemingly endless traffic, and what is the reward? Another day at work. The average person spends 38 minutes a day in the car getting to and from …

Imgur Can Drive Big Traffic To Product Pages Imgur Can Drive Big Traffic To Product Pages

Let me preface this by saying that I’m not going to tell you to spam Imgur. This is just an interesting look at how, under the right circumstances, Imgur can drive a lot of traffic – even to a product …

Pinterest Rockets To Third Most Popular Social Site Pinterest Rockets To Third Most Popular Social Site

Popular social media site Pinterest is shattering records all over the Interwebs. The site, which allows users called “pinners” to post “boards” of collections full of images, has seen rapid growth in the past months. We have copyright violations, Pinterest …

Google Maps Details Traffic Data For Inner City Roads Google Maps Details Traffic Data For Inner City Roads
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Google Maps has been an invaluable resource for people who are either just finding a place to drive to leisurely or getting to a location for business. One of the reasons its so highly praised is because users can see …

Google Maps Now Available In Bahasa Malaysia Google Maps Now Available In Bahasa Malaysia

Google’s had quite the crush on Malaysia recently. Last week, the company launched a Malaysia-specific domain for YouTube and now they’ve announced that Google Maps will have traffic and transit information for the western Pacific country. The traffic information, which …

Google Maps Traffic Data Added For Norway, New Zealand, Hong Kong Google Maps Traffic Data Added For Norway, New Zealand, Hong Kong

Since it began tracking live traffic conditions in 2008, Google Maps has continuously added more and more locations to the service so that travelers can plan accordingly around hairy gridlocks and untimely commuting routes. Via the Lat Long blog today, …

“Yellow Light” Traffic Fatalities Studied “Yellow Light” Traffic Fatalities Studied
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Hundreds of lives are being lost each year in the United States because of mistakes made in what engineers call the “dilemma zone” – that area before a stoplight intersection where the traffic light turns yellow and the driver isn’t …

Pinterest Funneling Traffic to Retailers (Infographic) Pinterest Funneling Traffic to Retailers (Infographic)
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Retailers are catching on to the popularity of Pinterest and its power to send visitors and potential buyers their way. Consumers are demanding, and getting, more choices in how they look at things online. Gone are the days of the …

Pinterest Traffic Spikes Pinterest Traffic Spikes

Yesterday, Hitwise tweeted that Pinterest‘s total visits have grown from 10 million to 17 million in just this month. @Hitwise_USExperian HitwisePinterest ranked as #60 most visited site in the US last week – total visits went from 10M to 17M …

Google+ Traffic Booms But No One Can Agree On How Much Google+ Traffic Booms But No One Can Agree On How Much

I’m pretty sure that nobody knows exactly how much Google+ has. Last month GlobalWebIndex said there were over 150 million users. Other reports indicate a more modest estimate of 62 million users. Statistician and founder of Ancestry.com Paul Allen forecasts …

StumbleUpon Redesign = Big Traffic For Content StumbleUpon Redesign = Big Traffic For Content
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StumbleUpon has already been a tremendous source of web traffic for some sites. Sources have already indicated that it’s a bigger traffic driver than Facebook in the U.S. We’ve certainly seen the benefits ourselves. With new features, the potential to …

Digg Traffic Not As Bad As You May Have Thought Digg Traffic Not As Bad As You May Have Thought

Digg used to be one of the most talked about sites on the web, at least in tech, web news, and social media circles. Over the last couple of years, however, Digg appears to have lost some of its luster. …

Should Google Be Worried about Google+? Should Google Be Worried about Google+?
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What’s up with Google+? One day, reports say how much the service has grown, and the very next day, they say just the opposite. The unfavorable reports have even gone to the extreme to call it dead.

Google+ Traffic Grows 1269% After Ditching Invitations Google+ Traffic Grows 1269% After Ditching Invitations
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New data from Experian Hitwise suggests that Google+ has exploded since Google decided to open the social network to the public. Last week, Google began allowing users to join Google+ without an invite. And according to the Hitwise data, this …

WordPress Launches “Follow” Button to Help Drive Traffic to Your Blog WordPress Launches “Follow” Button to Help Drive Traffic to Your Blog
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WordPress has launched “follow” buttons for WordPress.com blogs, which it says will drive more traffic to your blog. Scott Berkun of WordPress says the button will “dramatically help pageviews and retention.” Anyone that is not logged into WordPress.com can visit …

Missoni For Target Crashes Website, Enrages Budget Fashionistas Missoni For Target Crashes Website, Enrages Budget Fashionistas

People everywhere are calling it “Target Tuesday” – the internet equivalent to the post-Thanksgiving madhouse of a shopping day known as Black Friday. Yesterday, Italian designer Missoni launched a 400-piece collection at Target. And yesterday, Target felt the full force …