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Twitter’s MoPub Launches Native Ads For Mobile Apps Twitter’s MoPub Launches Native Ads For Mobile Apps
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Twitter’s MoPub has launched a new native advertising offering, calling it the “first programmatic-enabled native ads platform for mobile apps.” Messaging service Tango is one of the launch partners. Here’s a look: “Native ads are one of the most talked …

This Is 2013′s Most-Retweeted Tweet (and Winner of the Golden Tweet Award) This Is 2013′s Most-Retweeted Tweet (and Winner of the Golden Tweet Award)
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Following suit, Twitter has just released their 2013 year-in-review, and like the best among them this one is interactive. You can check out the whole thing here at 2013.twitter.com. Not only can you look at the most impactful tweets of …

Amanda Bynes Visits Disneyland with Family Amanda Bynes Visits Disneyland with Family

Miss Amanda Bynes is out of rehab for the holidays and trying to get some much needed, happy vibes into her life…and it looks like she went to the right place. Almost a week after leaving the rehab clinic, Bynes …

Twitter Adds Broad Match To Keyword Targeting Twitter Adds Broad Match To Keyword Targeting
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Earlier this year, Twitter launched keyword targeting for its ad platform, enabling advertisers to reach users based on words in their recent tweets and in tweets with which they’ve recently engaged. Now, Twitter is launching broad match for keyword targeting. …

Obama is Criticized for Taking a Selfie at Mandela’s Memorial Service Obama is Criticized for Taking a Selfie at Mandela’s Memorial Service
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After our story on people taking selfies at funerals and other inappropriate places, it probably doesn’t come as much of a surprise that someone took a selfie at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service. The person caught taking the selfie, on the …

Kelly Clarkson Responds To Cheating Rumors Kelly Clarkson Responds To Cheating Rumors

Kelly Clarkson took to Twitter this week to address rumors that her husband, Brandon Blackstock, is cheating on her. The mom-to-be says the rumors are just that, and wants the people who are spreading them to take her stepchildren into …

Internet Giants Urge U.S. To Reform Government Surveillance Internet Giants Urge U.S. To Reform Government Surveillance
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AOL, Apple, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo have joined together to urge the U.S. government to reform government surveillance laws and practices. The companies have set up a website called Reform Government Surveillance, where they outline five principles, …

Steeler’s Coach Mike Tomlin Pays More for Misstep Steeler’s Coach Mike Tomlin Pays More for Misstep
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They are laying some more on Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin. Tomlin already has to pay a $100,000 fine for a sideline misstep against that adventure-packed Thanksgiving game against the Ravens, and now NBC Sports informs us that the team …

Dolly Parton: Will U.S. Tour Dates Have Twerking? Dolly Parton: Will U.S. Tour Dates Have Twerking?
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Dolly Parton, the adorable self-described “girl next door” has just announced the 2014 U.S. tour dates of her “Blue Smoke World Tour,” which coincide with her upcoming release of the same name. So far, the announcements on her twitter page …

Myopic Nelson Mandela Tweet Spawns Hilarious #FinkeObits Hashtag Myopic Nelson Mandela Tweet Spawns Hilarious #FinkeObits Hashtag

Shortly after the news of the passing of freedom icon Nelson Mandela hit the internet, Twitter began to fill up with tweets of remembrance, deference, and general praise of the anti-apartheid revolutionary. There were tweets of poetic sadness, wonderful tweets …

X-Men: Apocalypse Is Coming In 2016 X-Men: Apocalypse Is Coming In 2016

With all of the excitement and anticipation surrounding the next X-Men sequel, the film’s director has already come out and announced the release of the next film. X-Men: Apocalypse will be third film in the reboot of the X-Men franchise …

Celebrities Honor Nelson Mandela Via Social Media Celebrities Honor Nelson Mandela Via Social Media

Nelson Mandela was an influential man. He was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary who became imprisoned. Then later in his life, he became a philanthropist, serving as the President of South Africa. Mandela was the first black African American to …

Twitter Makes ‘Tailored Audiences’ Retargeting Available Globally Twitter Makes ‘Tailored Audiences’ Retargeting Available Globally
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Twitter began testing its “tailored audiences” ad retargeting back in the summer and has now announced the feature’s global availability. “With tailored audiences you can reach users on Twitter who have shown interest in your brand or your category even …

Marjorie Scardino Become’s Twitter’s First Female Board Member Marjorie Scardino Become’s Twitter’s First Female Board Member

Twitter announced this morning that it has added Marjorie M. Scardino to its Board of Directors. Scardino is the former CEO of Pearson, and is Twitter’s first female board member. Earlier this year, there was a lot of chatter in …

Amanda Bynes Leaves Rehab for the Holidays Amanda Bynes Leaves Rehab for the Holidays

27-year-old Amanda Bynes has officially left rehab to join her family for the holidays. According to a statement from her mother’s attorney, Tamar Arminak, Bynes is, “feeling better every day.” It’s been a rocky road for the blonde beauty as …

Millions Of Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Twitter And LinkedIn Passwords Compromised Millions Of Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Twitter And LinkedIn Passwords Compromised

Two million user passwords from Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other sites were reportedly stolen and posted online. Daniel Chechik at Spider Labs posted about the findings, which is actually a follow-up to a June post about the Pony …

Apple Acquires Topsy, Which Recently Launched A Twitter Search Engine Apple Acquires Topsy, Which Recently Launched A Twitter Search Engine

Apple has acquired social media analytics firm Topsy Labs for over $200 million, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal, citing “people familiar with the matter”. Topsy made headlines a few months ago when it launched a new …

The GOP’s Rosa Parks Racism Tweet Draws Criticism The GOP’s Rosa Parks Racism Tweet Draws Criticism
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On December 1, 1955 Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama for a white person. As most people know, this refusal led to Parks being arrested, and she later became known as “The …

Social Santa Will Tell You If You’ve Been Naughty Or Nice On Twitter Social Santa Will Tell You If You’ve Been Naughty Or Nice On Twitter
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I do not envy Santa Claus. Over the years, the big man only had to watch the actions of people in public to determine whether somebody was naughty or nice. With the advent of social media, he now has to …

Amazon to Use Drones for Delivery Amazon to Use Drones for Delivery
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The question of if drone use is ethical has been a hot topic this year. Although they have initially been deployed to fire missiles across seas, Amazon wishes to use them in a more peaceful manner– to get items to …

Josh Romney: Saving Lives and Bragging About it Josh Romney: Saving Lives and Bragging About it

Josh Romney saved some lives, but he is also the victim of scorn today all over social media. No, not because he is the son of a losing presidential candidate, but because of his flawless execution of “The Humblebrag.” The …