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Controversial app pulled from Apple app store

Mar 23, 2011
The app from Exodus International has been removed from Apple's app store. Quietly and without explanation. This was the app sponsored by a group...
Posted In: apple, apps, social media

The next big TV hit may start online

Mar 21, 2011
We had news last week in our memo of Netflix producing original content - a show staring Kevin Spacey. This week, we hear Hulu is set to start...
Posted In: aol, Entertainment, hulu, netflix, social media, Web Culture, Yahoo

Twitter turns 5

Mar 21, 2011
On this day in 2006, Jack Dorsey wrote "just setting up my twttr". That was the first tweet ever in what has become a huge global communications...
Posted In: social media, Twitter, Web Culture

Facebook and "the right to be forgotten"

Mar 17, 2011
A new law being sought by the European Union would demand that websites permanently delete all data held about a user if that user requests that...
Posted In: business, EU, European Union, Facebook, Google, privacy, social media, Web Culture

LA Times switches to Facebook comments

Mar 16, 2011
The paper is just the latest major web presence to abandon its own commenting system in favor of just importing commenting functionality from Face...
Posted In: business, comments, Facebook, newspapers, social media, Web Culture

Facebook is showing baseball games

Mar 16, 2011
Yeah, sure, because why not? They already have social media, Batman movies, geolocation, games, email, and other stuff. Baseball? Sure, hell, sla...
Posted In: baseball, business, Entertainment, Facebook, social media

Google social network to launch in May, I guess

Mar 14, 2011
There was a flurry of rumors over the weekend that Google would launch a social networking service called Google Circles at SxSW. The company...
Posted In: business, Facebook, Google, search, social media, Web Culture

Tomorrow is iPad 2 day

Mar 10, 2011
The tablet arrives in stores tomorrow and it's getting some great reviews with a few caveats. Josh Topolsky at Engadget praises the physical object...
Posted In: apple, gadgets, iPad 2, manufacturing, social media

Facebook builds mechanism to respond to suicide threats

Mar 9, 2011
Facebook has built a page for reporting suicidal content that people see on the site. It's a form where you fill in the url where you spotted it,...
Posted In: Facebook, Health, policy, privacy, social media, suicide

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