Dropbox Becomes Megaupload With New Link Feature

[UPDATE] Dropbox has gone on the PR offensive today, answering these allegations. As the commenter below pointed out, the bandwidth limits Dropbox imposes on public links may help to curb copyright violations. See the full story here. [ORIGINAL STORY] Jon…

Flickr Announces New Meetup Site

As reported on their blog today, photo sharing site Flickr has now partnered with Meetup.com in order to bring users from all over the world together. In a bright and shiny new layout, Meetup.com/flickr/ gathers information from any users interested in…

Delicious Adds Twitter Sharing

Delicious, or the artist formerly known as del.icio.us, announced today that they are integrating Twitter into their services. The move announced today on the Delicious blog will give users the option of connecting their Delicious and Twitter accounts together. This…

Facebook IPO Won’t Change The Company

Did you hear? Facebook is popular. So popular in fact that they may be going public to the tune of $100 billion dollars. That’s not the exciting news though. Billboard Editorial Director Bill Werde recently interviewed Dan Rose, VP of…

Google Earth (New): No More Patchy Blocks, Plus Image Sharing!

Google announced today that they are upgrading Google Earth. Gone are the mosaic-looking pieces that comprised the old graphics. A much more seamless look is now in place. From the official Google Blog: The Google Earth globe is made from…

Vimeo Redesigns Site

Video sharing site Vimeo has done a major site overhaul. The changes are intended to put more focus on the videos themselves, and to allow for future additions and redesigns to be more easily implemented. The video player itself is…

Facebook’s 40 Most Shared Articles for 2011

It’s nearing the end of 2011 and so it’s time for every American media outlet to once again contribute to their annual national birthright: compiling lists! One of the better compilations to be released today is Facebook’s Most Shared Articles…

Washington Post Facebook App Nears 4 Million Users

The era of Facebook’s “frictionless sharing” is in full swing, and while some are still expressing privacy concerns and lamenting that Facebook is killing the essence of sharing, it appears that some folks are happy to hop on the wave…

New YouTube Homepage Promotes Channels, Sharing

YouTube is currently testing a brand new homepage design that, among other things, puts a lot of emphasis on channels. Considering YouTube’s recent announcements regarding a push for quality content through new channels, it should come as no surprise that…

Google+ Posts Coming To Gmail

While some are immediately contemplating the privacy issues involved–a thorn Google will never be able to remove, it seems–the Google+ integration with other Google products so many are calling are starting to sprout. Now, thanks to a Google+ post by…