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Most Americans check work email over the holidays

Nov 24, 2010
A new survey by Harris Interactive is getting a lot of attention because it appears to point out just how electronically tethered we are....
Posted In: email, gadgets, social media, Thanksgiving, Web Culture

Viacom is the latest to smack down Google TV

Nov 22, 2010
This is turning into a fiasco. Viacom has blocked shows from MTV, Nickelodeon, and Comedy Central from Google TV devices. No Jersey Shore, no Jon...
Posted In: Entertainment, espn, gadgets, google tv, mtv, nickelodeon, search, social media, viacom, Web Culture

Facebook gets needy

Nov 19, 2010
They want you to love only them. Facebook users are being greeted with a little banner thing at the top of the page. It shows pictures of your...
Posted In: business, Facebook, Google, search, social media

Myspace becomes mashup/extension of Facebook

Nov 19, 2010
The big announcement yesterday had to do with being able to log on to Myspace through Facebook Connect and port all their "like"d pages over. So if...
Posted In: Facebook, MySpace, social media, Web Culture

Twitter founder complains about Facebook

Nov 18, 2010
Ev Williams who helped start Twitter says he continues to be frustrated that Facebook won't let users share data more easily. For instance, you can...
Posted In: business, Facebook, Google, search, social media, Twitter, Web Culture

Google throws something called Boutiques.com at the wall, waits to see if it sticks

Nov 17, 2010
It's like this: Google makes an unimaginable pile of cash off of ad revenues, text ads primarily. And they have a ton of smart people working there...
Posted In: boutiques, business, Entertainment, Google, search, social media, to see who salutes but no one ever does

Amazon Studios. Amazon Studios? Amazon Studios!

Nov 17, 2010
This is bonkers. Amazon is crowdsourcing new movies in an effort that seems to go beyond simple PR promotions. More like Wikipedia meets Mechanical...
Posted In: Amazon, Entertainment, Frankie Say Relax, movies, social media, Wikipedia

Facebook security FAQ in light of new messaging program

Nov 16, 2010
The security firm Sophos has published an FAQ on security issues presented by Facebook's new and weirdly still unnamed messaging system....
Posted In: business, email, Facebook, privacy, social media, sophos

Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Download Band

Nov 16, 2010
It's been rumored for years but something or other has always held it up until today. It's important to note that the tension and enmity between...
Posted In: apple, Beatles, Entertainment, itunes, social media

Meanwhile in an alternate dimension, the anti-Facebook

Nov 15, 2010
It's called Path and it's a new social network with a couple of very big differences to Facebook. First, it's more of a photo sharing service than...
Posted In: 50 eggs, path, social media, Web Culture

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