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Twitter Lets You View Others’ Timelines Twitter Lets You View Others’ Timelines
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Twitter has launched a new feature that lets you see the Twitter experience as your Twitter buddies see it. You can now look at other people’s Twitter timelines (streams, feeds, if you will). This is a fun new feature that …

Facebook Rolls Out Page Tagging in Photos Facebook Rolls Out Page Tagging in Photos
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Starting Today, Facebook users can tag pages in their photos. Previously, only friends were able to be tagged and linked to within photos. A certain page can now be tagged by anyone on Facebook, not simply those who have liked …

Facebook Tweaks @ Mentions Facebook Tweaks @ Mentions

The @ mention of friends or pages on Facebook has been a success since it debuted in 2009.  People inherently like to include others in their communications, and tagging a friend is the surest way to make sure that they …

Apple iOS 4.3.3 To Fix Tracking “Bug” Apple iOS 4.3.3 To Fix Tracking “Bug”
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It looks like Apple users won’t have too wait very long to (possibly) resolve some of their privacy concerns. BGR says that its Apple sources have confirmed the release of iOS 4.3.3 within the next two weeks.  Version 4.3.3 will …

Nook Color Updated, Gets App Store, Froyo Nook Color Updated, Gets App Store, Froyo

If you ever asked yourself about the difference between an e-reader and a tablet, your query may have gotten a little bit more difficult to answer. A brand new upgrade for the Nook Color seriously blurs the line between e-reader …

uTorrent 3.0 Beta Now Available uTorrent 3.0 Beta Now Available

I <3 uTorrent.  I can say that with confidence now that “<3″ is officially in the OED.  Rejoice,  fellow uTorrent lovers, as they have just released version 3.0 beta, and it has a bunch of promising new features. Over on …

Gmail Updates Themes, Recipient Suggestions Gmail Updates Themes, Recipient Suggestions
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Google announced two updates to Gmail today – background themes and email recipient suggestions. First up, your backgrounds.  For a while now, Google has given Gmail users the ability to change their backgrounds using pre-made themes like ninjas and space.  …

Facebook Online Indicator Added to Profile Facebook Online Indicator Added to Profile
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A minor update hit Facebook today as it added an indicator to your profile that alerts friends to your online status.  On the home page, friends available for chat still reside on the left side and you still have the …

Twitter Phasing Out The Term Updates In Favor Of Tweets
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Twitter has changed the word "updates" to "tweets" on user profiles. Though the change seems insignificant, it’s the first time the famed microblogging site has used the term "tweet" on their site.

Twitter changes updates to tweets

Yahoo! MyBlogLog Gets Updated

Yahoo! MyBlogLog has included a couple of updates since the last time I took a close look at the service.

For one, sorting through “followers” and considering reciprocal “friend adding” is easier because you can filter through the list of friends in a pretty speedy fashion (especially if you have a hundred or more pending followers).

mybloglog pending

Another Facebook Faux Pas

C’mon Facebook I really thought we had moved past this

Site- And Source-Related Updates To Google Earth

Improvements to the search engine at Google.com are undeniably newsworthy, but on a sort of life-and-death scale, adjustments to the Google News engine are also important.  And a few changes (and reminders) cropped up recently.

More December Google Earth Updates

Google Earth

Almost two weeks ago, a post called "December Updates in Google Earth" was made on the official LatLong Blog, and I figured Google’s geographic information system (GIS) specialists were done for the year.  I was wrong, though, as they’ve just released new, more detailed imagery.

YouTube

Thanks to various holidays, vacation and/or sick time that doesn’t roll over, and a few other factors, December is traditionally a slow news month. YouTube’s given us a bit to write about, though, as the video-sharing service has unveiled eight updates.

YouTube

Thanks to various holidays, vacation and/or sick time that doesn’t roll over, and a few other factors, December is traditionally a slow news month. YouTube’s given us a bit to write about, though, as the video-sharing service has unveiled eight updates.

YouTube

Thanks to various holidays, vacation and/or sick time that doesn’t roll over, and a few other factors, December is traditionally a slow news month. YouTube’s given us a bit to write about, though, as the video-sharing service has unveiled eight updates.

YouTube

Thanks to various holidays, vacation and/or sick time that doesn’t roll over, and a few other factors, December is traditionally a slow news month. YouTube’s given us a bit to write about, though, as the video-sharing service has unveiled eight updates.

Did Google Use Poor Timing for Updates?

The Guardian newspaper have today written an article titled Is Google a Grinch or a good guy?, which asks many UK SEO’s (myself included) for their views on the recent Google paid link debate.

Google Aggressively Cracking Down on Paid Links

After many instances of education by Google about Paid Link Policy guidelines and after having continuously come up with updates on the issue, the time for action seems to have come full on.

Google, as it appears has aggressively begun to crack down on Ads that violate Google’s quality guideline of "paid links should be disclosed through a "rel=nofollow."

Facebook To Tweak Status Updates

Compared to anything you’ll see coming from the BBC or CNN, this is admittedly a pretty minor piece of news.  Yet it’s nonetheless nice to hear that Facebook plans to drop the word “is” from its users’ status updates.

Google Checkout & Gmail Updates

I was browsing through the Google Blogs using my Yahoo Pipe and noticed that there have been a couple pieces of cool news item floating around at the the Gmail and Google Checkout blogs.