Pinterest Adds ‘Related Pins’ To Your Home Feed

Pinterest announced today that it is going to start putting recommendations dubbed “related Pins” in your home feed. While this means you will be getting content from boards that you aren’t necessarily following, it also means that you will have…

Foursquare Brings Real-Time Recommendations to iOS

Foursquare has just announced that their new style of real-time recommendations are now being pushed to some iOS users through an app update released today. “When you arrive someplace, we can tell you something great there (like the best thing…

Twitter Rolls Out New Recommendations

Twitter announced that it is rolling out a new kind of recommendation to some users, which aims to deliver personalized suggestions based on when multiple people in the user’s network follow the same user or favorite/retweet the same tweet. As…

When And Where You Watch Something On Netflix May Soon Play A Role In What You Watch

If you use Netflix regularly to stream movies and shows, then there’s a really good chance that its recommendations play a pretty big part in your viewing habits. This will likely be even more the case from now on, now…

Meet Max, Netflix’s New Recommendation Companion

Netflix has been using its algorithms to suggests movies and TV shows that you may like for some time now. Sometimes those suggestions are good, and other times they are hilariously bad. It all has to do with what you…

Google+ Aims To Lower Your Site’s Mobile Bounce Rate

Google announced the launch of content recommendations for mobile sites via the Google+ Platform. By adding a line of code, webmasters can encourage users to look at more of their articles when they’re browsing mobile sites, by delivering recommended (by…

Cancer Sample Handling Changes Called For By Doctors

In a column appearing this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), doctors have called on the medical community to change the way it handles cancer tissue samples. At issue is the rise of new gene sequencing…

Foursquare Further Integrates Facebook in Order to Fight Facebook

Foursquare has just made a counterattack against Facebook in the battle for location recommendation supremacy – by further incorporating Facebook into its service. Starting today, you will now see new Facebook-oriented information on Foursquare locations, and Foursquare is going to…

Facebook Turns Nearby Feature into an Actual Location Recommendation Tool

Facebook has just announced a huge revamp of their Nearby feature inside the mobile app that turns it from a not-too-remarkable tracker of friends’ check-ins to an actual attempt at a personalized local recommendation engine. Now when you open up…

Ovarian Cancer Screening Not Recommended by USPSTF

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) today issued its final recommendation for women considering being screened for ovarian cancer. The task force does not recommend that women undergo ovarian cancer screening as a prevantive measure. The recommendation applies to…