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So What Do You Do, Janet Mock, Writer, Transgender Advocate and Author?
The writer discusses her new memoir, social media and the media's (mis)perception of the trans community.

So What Do You Do, Tiffany Shlain, Filmmaker and Founder of the Webby Awards?
The director gives advice to aspiring filmmakers and tells why her family takes a "Technology Shabbat."

So What Do You Do, Ed Gordon, Host of Conversations with Ed Gordon?
The man who's reported for everyone from BET and NBC to NPR and CBS tells what it's like to finally step out on his own.

So What Do You Do, Tracey Edmonds, Award-Winning TV and Film Producer?
The media mogul tells how she first broke into Hollywood and discusses her latest venture into Web TV.

So What Do You Do, Kelly Day, CEO of Blip?
This e-commerce vet is determined to make the little-known but widely watched Blip the next big player in entertainment.

So What Do You Do, Paul Carrick Brunson, Matchmaker and Co-host of OWN's Lovetown USA?
Just in time for V-Day, the relationship expert gives tips on advice-writing and tells how YouTube videos helped him nab a gig at OWN.

Hey, How'd You Draw 250 Million Viewers to Your Web Show, The Young Turks?
Cenk Uygur, founder of the Streamy-nominated web talk show, reveals how he expanded the project on a shoestring budget and why he'd turn down an offer to go mainstream.

Hey, How'd You Create A Highly Successful Viral Marketing Campaign, Jonah Sachs?
Free Range Studios' co-founder shares his strategy for crafting a campaign that generated more than 5 million views for an online video.

10 Ways to Make YouTube Work for Your Brand
PR experts reveal how to rack up viewers and build a brand presence on the king of all video portals.

PR, Perfected: Making The Video
Harness Web video to strengthen your client's brand or alleviate crisis situations with these guidelines from PR practitioners.

Ready, Set, Star: Produce Your Own Online Video Show
Have your sights set on Internet stardom? Learn how to develop, execute, and promote your own compelling Web video show.

Cubes: Behind-the-Scenes at CBS News
Erica Hill, co-host of CBS This Morning, shows us around the CBS Broadcast Center on Manhattan's west side.

Cubes: IPG Mediabrands
We tour the worldwide headquarters of IPG Mediabrands, whose work includes the Geico Gecko and Volkswagen's pint-sized Darth Vader.

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REPORT: Google Slashes Facebook Login's Lead in 4Q - Posted January 9, 2015
Google took a small bite out of Facebook's social login dominance in t... [AllFacebook]

Facebook: More than 1B Daily Video Views - Posted January 7, 2015
In unwelcome news for YouTube and the ... [AllFacebook]

The Least Annoying Holiday Music Marathon Videos from YouTube - Posted December 24, 2014
Depending on your character, holiday carols are either charming or grating. But either way, we're stuck with them. According to YouTube, you guys are listening to a lot of holiday tunes. And not cool ones. "Rudolph" and "Jingle Bells" are topping the charts over there. What is wrong with you? ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook and YouTube Remind Us What Happened in 2014 - Posted December 10, 2014
In the interest of years ending, new years beginning, and shared experiences, the two businesses that know us best (thanks, Big Data) have shared nostalgia for 2014 this week. First, Facebook's take: these are the things we kindly ALLOWED you to share. This mystical "Facebook" is a bit more positive than the one... [FishbowlDC]

YouTube or Vimeo: It Just Depends on Who You're Trying to Reach - Posted December 3, 2014
YouTube and Vimeo have never really been on par as content powerhouses, despite both services being created within six months of one another. But marketers and content creators may want to ask themselves why they prefer YouTube or Vimeo when one service may not offer the tools or reach that they... [AllFacebook]

Three Career Tips From TV Personality Lauren Lake - Posted December 1, 2014
If you've seen Lauren Lake's Paternity Court, then you've seen Lake presiding overly highly emotional cases. Well, when it comes to career advice, she's equally as passionate. We recently caught up with Lake for an exclusive interview. 1. Stop yearning for Fridays. "Get away from a place where you're living... [MediaJobsDaily]

THANKSGIVING: What Are U.S. Facebook Users Thankful for? - Posted November 27, 2014
The Facebook Data Science Team marked ... [AllFacebook]

YouTube Food and Lifestyle Personalities Share Branding Tips - Posted November 20, 2014
"Mix, taste, frost, yum and done" - those were among the steps that a contestant used to bake brown sugar cupcakes. She was competing at an event this week to be a baking star sponsored by Truvia, a natural sweetener. Four YouTube food and li... [FishbowlDC]

YouTube Adds Two VPs - Posted November 19, 2014
YouTube has added two new VPs to its executive ranks, reports TechCrunch. The new hires are: Kelly Merryman, who joins as VP of content partnerships. She comes from Netflix, where she was VP of content ac... [AllFacebook]

VIDEOS: Data @Scale Boston - Posted November 17, 2014
Facebook hosted Data @Scale Boston... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: Average Fortune 100 Brand Has 320 Social Media Accounts - Posted November 14, 2014
The average Fortune 100 brand has 320 social media accounts, u... [AllFacebook]

It's Avocado Season for Facebook SPMD SocialCode; Jenna Bilotta Takes Over Product Design - Posted November 13, 2014
A Facebook Strategic Preferred Marketing Developer had designs on improving its product design ... [AllFacebook]

Why Your Wild Child's Facebook Posts Are Your Fault - Posted October 30, 2014
Don't you hate it when you get blamed for something someone else did? A recent ruling held parents liable for their child's ... [AllFacebook]

3Q EARNINGS: Mark Zuckerberg Expects Videos on Facebook to 'Ramp Up' - Posted October 29, 2014
Facebook killed the YouTube star? Not quite, but the social network is becoming quite the robust video platform, co-founder and CEO ... [AllFacebook]

HOLIDAY SHOPPING: Facebook Is More Popular than Pinterest, But Olds Don't Care - Posted October 29, 2014
With the holiday shopping season already upon us (notice how quickly ... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: Facebook Accounts for 22.36% of Overall Social Referrals to Sites in 3Q - Posted October 27, 2014
Despite a slight decline during the third quarter of 2014, Facebook was still responsible for nearly one-quarter of social ... [AllFacebook]

Nuvi Adds Real-Time Conversation Feed; Post Scheduling to Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter - Posted October 22, 2014
Real-time social media listening and reporting solution Nuvi added a real-time conversation feed and ... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: How Do Conservatives and Liberals Differ in Their Facebook Activity? - Posted October 21, 2014
The U.S. political spectrum can, for the most part, be divided in... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: More Brands Uploading Videos Directly to Facebook, Bypassing YouTube - Posted October 16, 2014
Are brands bypassing YouTube altogether and uploading ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Gamers Prefer Facebook - Posted October 10, 2014
Facebook is the social network of choice among both console gamers and mobile gamers, according to the latest ... [AllFacebook]

VIDEOS: Facebook's @Scale 2014, Web Track - Posted October 7, 2014
Facebook held its @Scale 2014 conference in San Francisco Sept. 15, and software engineer Tom Occhino shared ... [AllFacebook]

Google+ is the Social Underpinning for All Things Google - Posted September 30, 2014
Over the past couple months, Google has made lots of changes, which has resulted in lots of speculation about the future of Google+. The popular opinion is that Google+ is a ghost town and that the recent changes will lead to the shuttering of the ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Reveals Agenda for @Scale 2014 - Posted August 25, 2014
Facebook released the agenda for its @Scale 2014 conferenc... [AllFacebook]

Nuvi Adds Publishing Capability to Social Media Monitoring and Visualization Platform - Posted July 23, 2014
Real-time social media listening and reporting solution Nuvi added publishing to its arsenal, announcing Wednesday that users of its s... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: 23.39% of 2Q Social Referrals from Facebook - Posted July 21, 2014
Facebook accounted for 23.39 percent of social referrals ... [AllFacebook]

Loyalty on Facebook: SocialToaster Joins Izea Exchange - Posted July 18, 2014
Social engagement and ... [AllFacebook]

Google Plus No Longer Requires Real Names - Posted July 16, 2014
Your move, Facebook: Google Plus announced on ... [AllFacebook]

The Battle Between ISPs and Video Streamers Intensifies - Posted July 10, 2014
Slow Internet speeds are the bane of video streamers. As cord cutting becomes a better option, and video streaming increases its bandwidth demands eve... [AllFacebook]

Facebook's Controversial News Feed Emotions Study Draws Washington's Attention - Posted July 10, 2014
A study Facebook conducted in 2012, along with ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Testing 'More From' Feature For Video Player In IOS App - Posted July 8, 2014
Facebook is testing a new feature in its iOS application that displays more organic ... [AllFacebook]

YouTube Is Rethinking Its Tough Stance Against Indie Labels - Posted July 7, 2014
For the longest time, YouTube was known as the place to go for grainy home videos of the funny, the incredible and the mundane. Now the site is an Internet staple. Big brands rely on it for their marketing efforts. Entertainment companies use it to intr... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Head Of Global Policy Management Monika Bickert On Study: 'That's Innovation' - Posted July 3, 2014
Facebook executives continued to respond to the controversy over the recent ... [AllFacebook]

Bandsintown Manager Is Mobile Music To The Ears Of Artists, Managers On Facebook - Posted July 1, 2014
Music fans have embraced concert-discovery application Bandsintown, and now the company i... [AllFacebook]

Kid President Taking His Awesomeness from YouTube to Network Television - Posted June 20, 2014
"What if there really were two paths? I want to be on the one that leads to awesome." Kid President aka Robby Novak became a viral sensation in 2012 after releasing his first "Declaration of Awesome" video on YouTube. He was energetic and wise beyond his youth. He'd likely argue that last... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Will Top Olympics, Super Bowl In Social Buzz - Posted June 11, 2014
Is it possible that a sporting event can tally more social mentions than the ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Analytics Combo: EdgeRank Checker Teams Up With Socialbakers - Posted June 9, 2014
Two major providers of Facebook analytics have joined forces, as EdgeRank Checker announced... [AllFacebook]

Brands Rush to Sign the Latest Social Media Stars as Ambassadors - Posted June 9, 2014
Hundreds of young people with a bit of time on their hands are now moving to turn their mastery of social media into legitimate careers with backing from big brands--and The New York Times is ON IT. A couple of stories this weekend highlighted the ways in which these soc... [FishbowlDC]

YouTube Introduces New Features to Empower Creators - Posted May 28, 2014
YouTube creators, those who make the videos that populate the site and participate in revenue sharing, haven't always had it great. The pool of content creators gets larger every year, and dealing with the infrastructure ... [AllFacebook]

Iranian Prosecutor Denies Report That Mark Zuckerberg Was Ordered To Appear In Court - Posted May 28, 2014
Confusion reigns in Iran, as ... [AllFacebook]

Mark Zuckerberg Has A Court Date ... In Iran - Posted May 27, 2014
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a court date that he will most likely not be keeping, sinc... [AllFacebook]

Tom Cruise Agrees: 2005 Was the Year Everything Changed for Entertainment PR - Posted May 21, 2014
Do you remember the moment that everything changed in the world of entertainment PR? This LA Weekly story proposes it was the moment we started saying that Tom Cruise jumped on Oprah's couch. The article makes the... [FishbowlDC]

Acqui-Hire? Video-Sharing Startup Switchcam Shuttered, Founders Working For Facebook - Posted May 19, 2014
Add video-sharing startup Switchcam to the list of Facebook ... [AllFacebook]

VICE NewFront: 'We didn't need TV to validate what we are doing but it did' - Posted May 2, 2014
VICE, the global youth media company and content creation studio held their first NewFront presentation today at Manhattan's Sunshine Theater on the Lower East Side. The company impressively did the opposite of what most NewFront/Upfront events have and still made noise. The whole presentati... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Socialbakers Raises The Facebook Analytics Bar With Socialbakers Analytics V3.0 - Posted May 1, 2014
Social media analytics company Socialbakers beefed up... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: Google Plus Gaining On Facebook In 1Q 2014 Social Logins - Posted April 23, 2014
Customer profile-management provider ... [AllFacebook]

Dorian Nakamoto Thanks Bitcoin Donors on YouTube - Posted April 23, 2014
(CoinDesk) Dorian Nakamoto, the California man who is Satoshi Nakamoto but not the one the media is looking for, has appeared in a YouTube video thanking the bitcoin community for its support. Bitcoin entrepreneur Andreas Antonopoulos organized the fundraiser as partial compensation for Nakamoto's recent troubles, after ... [Bitcoins Insider]

REPORT: Facebook Rules 1Q Referral Traffic - Posted April 21, 2014
Facebook continued to dominate referral traffic in the first quarter of 2014... [AllFacebook]

When Democracy Falls From The Sky Thanks To Google And Facebook - Posted April 21, 2014
The Internet is the ideal channel through which to publish and circulate photos and videos of atrocities, and it is a place where citizens can organize to better resist and overthrow their oppressors -- that is, provided they can gain access ... [AllFacebook]

Can Mike Bloomberg Really Take on the NRA? - Posted April 17, 2014
Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg has a lot of money and he's very passionate about gun control. This is nothing new. His advocacy group Everytown for Gun Safety is, however--and this week the group launched its first campaign: It's a powerful PSA, though the fact that comments on the You... [FishbowlDC]

Reporter Talks to Pulitzer Prize Winner from BuzzFeed's 'NoNoNoNo Cat Room' - Posted April 13, 2014
Few media organizations get as jubilantly jiggy with the juxtaposition as BuzzFeed. And so, we applaud The Independent media editor Ian Burrell for mining that duality throughout his weekend piece on the ... [AllTwitter]

Facebook Holds First Hack Developer Day - Posted April 11, 2014
Last month, Facebook announced the ... [AllFacebook]

WATCH: Netflix Goes to Prom, Proves Being a 'Third Wheel' Can be Epic - Posted April 11, 2014
Call me old fashioned, but there's just something totally un-romantic about propositioning a potential prom date via Twitter. That is, unless you're courting a major company, not a classmate. Seventeen-year-old Muthana Sweis, a student at Marist High School in Chicago, sent out the following tweet in January: ... [FishbowlDC]

DataPoint: Fake YouTube App Has 53M MAUs ... And Growing - Posted April 2, 2014
When it comes to the top developers on Facebook, there are a handful that are consistently topping AppData's developer leaderboard: King.com, Zynga, ... [AllFacebook]

DataPoint: A Fake YouTube App Has 53 Million MAUs... and Growing - Posted April 2, 2014
When it comes to the top developers on Facebook, there are a handful that are consistently topping AppData's developer leaderboard: King, Zynga, Microsoft and YouTube. Here are today's top developers, according to monthly active users (MAUs):     At first glance, nothing on this list seems unreasonable. King has been ... [AllFacebook]

Is YouTube the Wizard Behind All Things Viral? - Posted April 1, 2014
YouTube is the place to go for the biggest, loudest, flashiest viral content. Without YouTube to host fail compilations, cats playing piano and the Numa Numa guy, we might not even have a concept of a viral video. But we can now see the man behind the green curtain, the cat's... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: YouTube Pummels Facebook In Post-Click Engagement - Posted March 31, 2014
Brands on Facebook striving for ... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: Facebook's Role In Pew Research Center's 'State Of The News Media 2014' - Posted March 26, 2014
Facebook and other social networks continue to become further intertwined with the media, as the ... [AllFacebook]

Izea Opens Doors To Sponsorship Marketplace - Posted March 17, 2014
Social-sponsorship outfit Izea announced the debut of its ... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Poaches Baljeet Singh from YouTube - Posted March 10, 2014
Twitter has poached former YouTube exec Baljeet Singh as a product director, reports The Verge. Singh is tasked with helping the company monetize video content as the social network ... [AllFacebook]

WARNING: Your Friends Are Not Naked In Videos; It's A Scam Spreading On Facebook - Posted March 5, 2014
Online security provider Bitdefender warned o... [AllFacebook]

YouTube Designer Says He Wants to Make the Site More Beautiful -- But at What Cost? - Posted March 5, 2014
There's been an increasing drive at tech companies to develop software that doesn't just solve a problem, but looks good too. Apple was one of the first companies to focus on "beautiful design," and since then, the most slick and intuitive the user interface, the better. The problem is that users... [AllFacebook]

VIDEOS: Here Are The New Ads Promoting Facebook - Posted February 28, 2014
With all of the work Facebook is doing to revamp the process of a... [AllFacebook]

Facebook To Leave Privacy Settings Of Memorialized Accounts Unchanged; Create 'A Look Back' Videos For Deceased Users - Posted February 21, 2014
Facebook announced two changes to the way it handles the accounts of users who have passed away: The ... [AllFacebook]

VideoSkin Will Bring A Customizable Video Player To Facebook - Posted February 19, 2014
With videos proving to be an effective way for brands on Facebook to increase ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Testing 'Subscribe On YouTube' Links? - Posted February 18, 2014
Some Facebook users are seeing "Subscribe on YouTube" links below links to ... [AllFacebook]

Market Force Information Enters Content- And Sentiment-Monitoring Fray With SocialForce - Posted February 11, 2014
The latest solution to help brands monitor Facebook and other social activity comes from customer-intelligence-solutions provider ... [AllFacebook]

After Father's Tearful Plea, Facebook Will Create Deceased Son's 'A Look Back' Video - Posted February 6, 2014
While many Facebook users are suffering from overexposure to its recently introduced ... [AllFacebook]

Susan Wojcicki Named CEO of YouTube - Posted February 5, 2014
Susan Wojcicki, SVP of ads and commerce at Google, is taking the top spot at YouTube, reports Recode. She replaces Salar Kamangar, who will continue to work at the search giant on some yet-unnamed projects.... [AllFacebook]

New Mass Relevance Platform Brings Facebook, Other Social Content Into Visual Experiences - Posted January 29, 2014
Social experience creator ... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: Facebook Referrals Continue Upswing In 4Q - Posted January 24, 2014
Facebook saw its ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Video-Sharing Oddity: Bug, Or Test? - Posted January 17, 2014
Some Facebook users are experiencing an unusual situation with posts from pages that contain either ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook's Like Button Is Pinned Under On Retailers' Pages - Posted January 9, 2014
The Pinterest Pin It button has overtaken Facebook's ... [AllFacebook]

Flipagram Is About To Take Over Your Facebook News Feed - Posted January 2, 2014
If you've only just recovered from the Bitstrips epidemic, you might want to sit down, and not at... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Robin Roberts Comes Out on Facebook | Social Network Use - Posted December 31, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [AllFacebook]

Video Flashback: One Day, a Computer Will Fit on Your Desk - Posted December 30, 2013
As the year is nearing its end, it's nice to rewind and re-watch some of the predictions humans have made about the future. In this one particular video from 1974, science fiction writer Arthur C. Clark makes a prediction that's not only technologically accurate but also culturally aware. He correctly states... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Video Flashback: One Day, a Computer Will Fit on Your Desk - Posted December 30, 2013
As the year is nearing its end, it's nice to rewind and re-watch some of the predictions humans have made about the future. In this one particular video from 1974, science fiction writer Arthur C. Clark makes a prediction that's not only technologically accurate but also culturally aware. He correctly states... [FishbowlNY]

Video Flashback: One Day, a Computer Will Fit on Your Desk - Posted December 30, 2013
As the year is nearing its end, it's nice to rewind and re-watch some of the predictions humans have made about the future. In this one particular video from 1974, science fiction writer Arthur C. Clark makes a prediction that's not only technologically accurate but also culturally aware. He correctly states... [PRNewser]

Video Flashback: One Day, a Computer Will Fit on Your Desk - Posted December 30, 2013
As the year is nearing its end, it's nice to rewind and re-watch some of the predictions humans have made about the future. In this one particular video from 1974, science fiction writer Arthur C. Clark makes a prediction that's not only technologically accurate but also culturally aware. He correctly states... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Facebook Announces Suicide-Prevention Initiatives - Posted December 18, 2013
Facebook continues to forge ahead with suicide-prevention efforts... [AllFacebook]

Is Facebook Planning Something Super For Video Ads On Super Bowl Sunday? - Posted December 18, 2013
The Super Bowl marks the end of the ... [AllFacebook]

Everything You Need To Know About Facebook's Test Of Video Ads - Posted December 17, 2013
The Facebook feature that has been long anticipated by marketers and long dreaded by users is one large step closer to becoming a reality, as the social network announced Tuesday that it will officially b... [AllFacebook]

Vlogbrothers Host Seventh Annual Project for Awesome - Posted December 16, 2013
Since 2007, Vlogbrothers, Hank and John Green have been holding a charity event on YouTube called the Project for Awesome. Through a combination of videos, an official website, and a 48 hour livestream they publicize charities and raise as mu... [AllFacebook]

How Facebook Is Positioning Its Upcoming Video Ads Vs. Television, YouTube - Posted December 13, 2013
Facebook appears to have embraced the strategy of keeping its friends close and its enemies closer when it comes to ... [AllFacebook]

#PRFail: Samsung's Flammable Phone Response Backfires - Posted December 11, 2013
Samsung, the world's largest smartphone maker, has a hot deal for the holidays. Its Galaxy S4 is smartly ... [FishbowlDC]

How Do You Define Social TV? - Posted December 6, 2013
"Twitter owns ... [AllFacebook]

How Dominant Are Facebook's Mobile Apps? - Posted December 4, 2013
In a survey of 500 U.S. respondents who activated mobile phones from June through September, Facebook dominated in terms of usage, with 45 percent citing the social network as one of their three most frequently used applications, far ahead of... [AllFacebook]

Is Facebook Adding Customizable Lock Screens To Home? - Posted November 25, 2013
... [AllFacebook]

VIDEOS: Facebook's Mobile Developer Day - Posted November 22, 2013
Facebook and its Parse cloud-applicatio... [AllFacebook]

How Does A Brand On Facebook 'Pack A Story?' With Help From Prezma For Advertisers - Posted November 22, 2013
A startup based in Tel Aviv, ... [AllFacebook]

How Does News Consumption On Facebook Stack Up Vs. Other Social Networks? - Posted November 14, 2013
A total of 47 percent of Facebook users get news on the social network, trailing ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Russia Olympics Social Media | Bing Music Videos - Posted November 12, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [AllFacebook]

How Arbor Mist Toasts Its 1M-Plus Facebook Fans - Posted November 2, 2013
Arbor Mist raised its glasses to Facebook, as it became the first wine brand to reach 1 milli... [AllFacebook]

Music Discovery Service seevl.fm Launches - Posted November 1, 2013
This week marked the public launch of seevl.fm. SemanticWeb.com has tracked seevl's develop... [semanticweb.com]

3Q EARNINGS CALL: How Is Facebook Responding To The Mobile Transition From An Advertising Standpoint? - Posted October 31, 2013
Facebook said in its third-quarter earnings report Wednesday that its tot... [AllFacebook]

Social-Media Themed Costume Ideas - Posted October 30, 2013
Halloween is tomorrow. Do you know what you are going to wear? Are you are a procrastinator who could not decide on a costume? Or did you just decide today that you want to dress up? Nearly 70% of typical costume wearers admit social media like Facebook and Pinterest impact their costume... [AllFacebook]

HootSuite's Hootlet Chrome Extension Offers Easy Access To Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn - Posted October 8, 2013
Social media management system HootSuite released an upgraded version of its ... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: Facebook Has 100X More Spam Than Other Social Networks, 4X More Phishing Attacks - Posted October 1, 2013
Spam has been an issue for as long as email has existed, and a new ... [AllFacebook]

YouTube Spearheads 'Clean Up the Comments' Movement - Posted September 25, 2013
Internet comment threads: can't live with 'em, can't kill 'em...or can you? If you work in digital marketing or PR then you've almost certainly had some experience scrolling through comment sections to answer poorly spelled, logically unsound criticisms of your client or firm. And if you read our sister blog... [FishbowlDC]

Abercrombie & Fitch Knows What the Fox Says - Posted September 25, 2013
Nothing says desperation like grabbing the latest, most annoying YouTube sensation and holding on for dear life (not that it's much of a workout with abs like these). Well, that was...bizarre. Now that everyone hates Abercrombie & Fitch due to its stated bias ... [FishbowlDC]

Will TV Networks Pay for Publicity via Twitter? - Posted September 24, 2013
The natural partnership between Twitter and television has earned a good bit of press over the past year or so, with Twitter taking credit for saving shows like Scandal and breathing new life ... [FishbowlDC]

George Takei Gives the AARP a Sense of Humor - Posted September 19, 2013
Who said the age of the celebrity spokesperson is dead? Weight loss companies may be struggling to find value in the big but "less credible" names they pay to promote their products, but in many cases a single famous face can change the public's perception of a brand. For example, we never... [FishbowlDC]

Volvo Stunt Shows Us That a Hamster Can Indeed Drive a Truck - Posted September 16, 2013
Here's a fun pitch: In order to publicize the rollout for its new 15-ton off road vehicle, Volvo's UK team staged a stunt designed to answer that timeless question: can a hamster drive a truck down a steep quarry-side road? High production values? Check. Ridiculous premise? Check. Sharable content? Indeed. That's one way... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Announces Limited Test Of New Way For Mobile Users To View Videos - Posted September 12, 2013
A "small group of U.S. mobile users" will test a new way for Facebook to deliver ... [AllFacebook]

PR Win: Bloomberg's Sign-Language Specialist Becomes an Advocate for the Deaf - Posted August 28, 2013
Hey, remember Lydia Callis? Sure you do--she became an instant YouTube celebrity last October for her repeat appearances at New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's side during Hurricane Sandy. Her animated sign-language style and the obvious passion she poured into her job endeared her to millions; she even inspired a Saturday Night... [FishbowlDC]

REPORT: Facebook Spammers Raking In $200M/Year - Posted August 28, 2013
Despite continuous efforts by Facebook to curb spam, it still repre... [AllFacebook]

YouTube Mini-Movie Shows the Tragic Side of Our Mobile Life - Posted August 26, 2013
Cell phones are supposed to improve our lives not replace it. If you have friends or boyfriends who can't put down their shiny objects - show them this sad You Tube film. It has all the great characteristics of a tragedy: boy meets girl but uses mobile phone when cuddling, boy... [PRNewser]

YouTube Mini-Movie Shows the Tragic Side of Our Mobile Life - Posted August 26, 2013
Cell phones are supposed to improve our lives not replace it. If you have friends or boyfriends who can't put down their shiny objects - show them this sad You Tube film. It has all the great characteristics of a tragedy: boy meets girl but uses mobile phone when cuddling, boy... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Woobox Integrates YouTube, Video On Instagram, Vine With Facebook Video Contests - Posted August 21, 2013
Facebook application developer Woobox eliminated the need for ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook Friends Liking Pages Are Strong Recommendations - Posted August 19, 2013
Recommendations from friends are a powerful driver of eventual purchases of goods and services, and social media marketing agency ... [AllFacebook]

Russell Simmons' 'Harriett Tubman Sex Tape' Apology Didn't Go Over So Well - Posted August 16, 2013
Def Jam founder Russell Simmons has become something of a PR/media man extraordinaire, what with his digital marketing "don't call us an agency" company and his newly-launched YouTube channel All Def Digital. Seems like his team could sell water to a well, no? Unfortunately, this week he chose what might have been... [FishbowlDC]

FIFA Gears Up For 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil With Launch Of Three Facebook Pages - Posted August 12, 2013
The F d ration Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) is gearing up for 2014 FIFA ... [AllFacebook]

Jason Calacanis on How to Own Your Audience and Stop Relying on YouTube - Posted August 7, 2013
Last weekend, 12,000 online video creators and fans came together to celebrate YouTube and the online video ecosystem at VidCon in Anaheim. Popular YouTubers and industry folk spoke about the power of online video, how to make money on YouTube, develop an online audience, work with brands, a... [AllFacebook]

The Semantic Spin On YouTube's GeekWeek - Posted August 6, 2013
As you surely know by now, it's GeekWeek on YouTube. But in case you haven't been keeping up with every theme, today is Brainiac Tuesday, its focus on science, education and knowledge - a particularly relevant topic for readers of this blog, we think. We didn't see any particularly semantic videos pointed... [AllTwitter]

6 Big Announcements From YouTube's VidCon Keynote - Posted August 1, 2013
YouTube just finished up their Keynote at VidCon, complete with lots of exciting announcements. This year's Keynote was majorly focused on YouTube creators and how the video site is working to increase subscribers and ad revenue, provide resources and more. We've compiled a list of some of the biggest announcements out... [AllFacebook]

McDonald's Canada Wants to Show You Where the Beef Is - Posted July 26, 2013
In case you never watched Dudley Do-Right as a kid, we'll let you in on a little secret: things are different in Canada. For instance, McDonald's Ontario recently added the McLobster to its menu. Let t... [GalleyCat]

No Satisfaction: Advertising, Privacy Concerns Sink Facebook In Study By ACSI, ForeSee - Posted July 23, 2013
Facebook's efforts to ensure that advertising on the social network is unobtrusive and that ads are ... [AllFacebook]

Minor League Baseball On Facebook: Pacific Coast League - Posted July 22, 2013
AllFacebook's look at the Facebook pages of Minor League Baseball tea... [AllFacebook]

Minor League Baseball On Facebook: Southern League - Posted July 18, 2013
AllFacebook's look at the Facebook pages of Minor League Baseball teams continues with the cl... [AllFacebook]

Budweiser Taps Facebook, Vice For 'Made For Music' Campaign - Posted July 17, 2013
What do you get when you mix an iconic beer brand, a social network, and a pop-culture-video website? In the case of ... [AllFacebook]

Minor League Baseball On Facebook: Eastern League - Posted July 17, 2013
AllFacebook's look at the Facebook pages of Minor League Baseball teams continues wi... [AllFacebook]

Minor League Baseball On Facebook: Florida State League - Posted July 16, 2013
AllFacebook's look at the Facebook pages of Minor League Baseball teams continu... [AllFacebook]

How Big Brands Use Hashtags On Facebook, And How You Can, Too - Posted July 15, 2013
In June, Facebook announced that status updates could include "clickable" hashtags. Users... [AllFacebook]

Minor League Baseball On Facebook: California League - Posted July 13, 2013
AllFacebook's look at the Facebook pages of Minor League Baseball teams c... [AllFacebook]

Minor League Baseball On Facebook: New York-Penn League - Posted July 10, 2013
AllFacebook's look at the Facebook pages of Minor League Baseball teams continue... [AllFacebook]

PR Win: Cleveland Kidnap Victims Break Silence with 'Thank You' Video - Posted July 9, 2013
Here's a great video to show your grandmother the next time she asks "What does a PR company do, anyway?" Last night, Cleveland-based crisis management/media training firm Hennes-Paynter posted this short YouTube video featuring each of the three young women who spent more than a decade in captivity after being abducted by... [FishbowlDC]

Aug. 5 Scheduling Hearing Set For Eminem's 8 Mile Style Copyright Suit Vs. Facebook, Wieden & Kennedy - Posted July 5, 2013
A scheduling conference in the copyright-infringement lawsuit f... [AllFacebook]

Google Taking Heat from State AGs over YouTube Ads for Illicit Products and Practices - Posted July 3, 2013
Google is being criticized by the attorneys general of Oklahoma and Nebraska for allegedly profiting from ads associated with YouTube videos that promote illicit activities. Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning and Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt ... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook, Wieden & Kennedy Deny Violating Copyright On Eminem Song - Posted July 1, 2013
Facebook and ad agency Wieden & Kennedy denied trying to be the... [AllFacebook]

YouTube TLC "No Scrubs" Parody Discourages Vertical Video Mode - Posted June 28, 2013
Do you shoot in vertical video mode? YouTube Chescaleigh is talking to you! if your video is the dopest but it's portrait then it's bogus don't want some hocus pocus up in adobe to choke these bonus components that shouldn't show in your video if you go with an aspect ratio that's not the grossest you need atonement,... [PRNewser]

YouTube TLC "No Scrubs" Parody Discourages Vertical Video Mode - Posted June 28, 2013
Do you shoot in vertical video mode? YouTube Chescaleigh is talking to you! if your video is the dopest but it's portrait then it's bogus don't want some hocus pocus up in adobe to choke these bonus components that shouldn't show in your video if you go with an aspect ratio that's not the grossest you need atonement,... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Just How Much Money Do The Creators Of Viral Videos Make? [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted June 28, 2013
Viral YouTube videos are no longer one-time flukes. Now an entire industry surrounds YouTube stars - JennaMarbles, the third most popular channel on YouTube, earned almo... [AllTwitter]

Europe Versus Facebook Files Prism Complaints - Posted June 26, 2013
Student group Europe Versus Facebook has tangled with the social network bef... [AllFacebook]

Video On Instagram Draws Mixed Reaction - Posted June 21, 2013
Facebook's introduction of Video on Instagram Thursday and its potential ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Execs On Cannes Panel: Advertisers Have Much Work To Do - Posted June 18, 2013
Facebook Head of Global Creative Solutions Mark D'Arcy and Director of Engineering ... [AllFacebook]

Are the cable TV walls about to crumble? - Posted June 13, 2013
In recent days media has been consumed by one Edward Snowden who revealed a Skynet-type infrastructure called Prism that the government is runnin... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Breaking Into Facebook With Break Media -- An Interview With Chris Strickland - Posted June 7, 2013
On the Internet, funny and interesting videos reign supreme as the leading form of entertainment. You've most likely been exposed to them at some point: There are videos of pranks being played, and people and animals doing crazy stuff. There are countless videos of parodies, events, and the sometimes-confusing memes. While... [AllFacebook]

Get Your Portfolio On: Clippings.me Launches Professional Package - Posted June 6, 2013
Every summer, I promise that I'm going to use the downtime to get my act together and work on my website and portfolio, and then get lazy about doing all of the work. That's why my ears always perk up when I hear about portfolio sites that do all of... [10,000 Words]

RT becomes first TV news brand to hit 1 billion views on YouTube - Posted June 3, 2013
Fueled by amazing caught-on-camera news clips, Russia Today's YouTube channel has hit one billion lifetime views -- the first TV brand on YouTube to reach the milestone. RT is rather excited about it, first producing a t... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Mark Zuckerberg-Led FWD.us Adds Steve Chen, Barry Diller - Posted June 3, 2013
FWD.us, the political advocacy group led by Facebook Co-Founder and CEO ... [AllFacebook]

Semantic Video's Banner Year - Posted May 30, 2013
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="300"] The BBC made use of semantic video annotation in its coverage of the 2012 Olympics[/caption] It's fair ... [semanticweb.com]

HOW TO: Avoid Facebook Scams - Posted May 27, 2013
Scams are all over Facebook. There are stories telling users that Facebook will end on a certain date, miracl... [AllFacebook]

Eminem Publisher Files Suit Vs. Facebook, Wieden & Kennedy Over Music In Home Ad - Posted May 21, 2013
Did Facebook's ad agency, Wieden & Kennedy, lose itself in the music of hip-hop star ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook Shortcuts - Posted May 16, 2013
Who doesn't love a good shortcut, especially when it comes to Facebook and other social networks? Social analytics firm Quintly compiled a... [AllFacebook]

Ed Gordon: YouTube is 'the Future of Broadcasting' - Posted May 15, 2013
For a journo who has found success with decidedly old-school methods, Ed Gordon has some advice for aspiring broadcasters: get on YouTube. "In today's world... it's about producing and owning your content," he told Mediabistro in ... [10,000 Words]

YouTube Announces the End of the World - Posted May 6, 2013
What? They want us to pay? Hold on. Breathe. The news is true. YouTube has just (finally) made it... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Marketing Platform Viralheat Adds Social Login And Explore Features - Posted April 30, 2013
Viralheat, which allows users to better manage their Facebook pages, announced Tuesday that ... [AllFacebook]

Mark Zuckerberg 'Stars' In Newest Ad For Facebook Home - Posted April 15, 2013
Facebook released another ad promoting its Home overlay for certain Android devices, with this one... [AllFacebook]

Kim Jong-Un, Master of Viral Content? - Posted April 11, 2013
PR pros wouldn't normally tell clients who want to go viral to "keep it creepy", but the approach seems to be working for o... [FishbowlDC]

Business Wire Adds Nuvi Social Media Monitoring Reports - Posted April 8, 2013
Companies that use Business Wire to release information to the media can now track how their content performed on Facebook and other ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Doesn't Kill Productivity After All - Posted April 4, 2013
Does your company prohibit you from accessing Facebook, Twitter and/or YouTube at work? Quite a few do, citing the ability of cute animal videos and status updates to distract employees from the work at hand. But according to ... [FishbowlDC]

Coke Clarifies: Social Buzz Complements Long-Term Sales - Posted March 21, 2013
You've probably heard that everyone's talking about Coca-Cola's social media reveal this week. According to the soft drink giant, the fact that... [FishbowlDC]

YouTube Reaches 1B Unique Monthly Users - Posted March 21, 2013
Facebook has company in the ... [AllFacebook]

YouTube Now Boasts 1 Billion Monthly Users - Posted March 20, 2013
Over the past eight years, YouTube has grown at an astounding rate, localized in 53 countries and across 61 languages with over 72 hours of video uploaded every minute. But this evening, the online video giant announced that it has hit its biggest milestone yet--one billion monthly users. According to a... [AllFacebook]

Coca-Cola Says Social Media Buzz Does Not Boost Sales - Posted March 19, 2013
This week, a Coca-Cola representative made a statement that will create more than a few headaches in marketing, PR and advertising departments around the country. For all the talk of encouraging the conversation online, social media buz... [FishbowlDC]

Music To Your Ears: Seevl Takes First Step To Become Cross-Platform Music Discovery Service - Posted March 14, 2013
Seevl, the free music discovery service that leverages semantic technology to help users conduct searches across a world of facts-in-combination to find new musical experiences and artist information, has launched an app for Deezer that will formally go live Monday. (See our in-dep... [AllTwitter]

Why Premium Youtube and News Don't Mix - Posted March 5, 2013
On the surface, it's been a huge year for Youtube and its string of premium content providers. The website is becoming bigger, and has recently acquired startup Epoxy to help developers and distributors ge... [10,000 Words]

Hitwise Mobile Debuts; Facebook Places Third In Market Share, Average Time Spent - Posted March 4, 2013
Facebook was the No. 3 mobile website both in terms of market share of visits and average time spent during the week ending Feb. 23, in the debut of Hitwise Mobile from Experian Marketing Services... [AllFacebook]

Why The Harlem Shake Must Dance Alone - Posted March 1, 2013
Poor Psy. His meteoric Gangnam Style rise to superstardom is ancient history. Where was he from again? Pop culture, which has the attention span of a squirrel on amphetamines, is all about the Harlem Shake right now. You know, that YouTube sensation that combines electronic music from Baauer with clips of people... [FishbowlDC]

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook Tops Searches For Social Networks' Analytics - Posted March 1, 2013
Social analytics firm Quintly examined search queries for social networks' analytics since early 2007, and Facebook was the subject of t... [AllFacebook]

Google Plus Takes Aim At Facebook Connect With Launch Of Google Plus Sign-In - Posted February 26, 2013
The Facebook Connect button that appears... [AllFacebook]

What's up with NASCAR's Crash Footage Copyright Scandal? - Posted February 25, 2013
Full disclosure: we're not huge NASCAR fans, but we were intrigued by the little PR dustup regarding the most interesting thing to happen to the sport in some time: this pre-Daytona 500 weekend crash, which injured 30 or more bystanders (amazingly, the drivers all walked away). That's the league's official video of... [FishbowlDC]

Which Video Format Is Better For Engagement: Facebook Or YouTube? - Posted February 20, 2013
When most page administrators post or share videos to Facebook, they have two main options -- upload directly to Facebook or upload to YouTube and share through t... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: Facebook Accounted For 8.48% Of All Web Searches During 4Q Of 2012 - Posted February 20, 2013
Five websites accounted for 20 percent of all search activity during the fourth quarter of 2012, and Facebook sat atop that list, as the subject of 8.48 percent of all searches during the period, according to t... [AllFacebook]

PETA Drowns Joaquin Phoenix in Rejected Oscars Ad Spot - Posted February 19, 2013
We've been wondering why Oscar-nominated actor Joaquin Phoenix hasn't appeared in many films of late, and now we know the answer: PETA drowned him. The world's largest animal rights group is no stranger to controversial advertising. In fact, it could be argued that most o... [FishbowlDC]

INFOGRAPHIC: Audi, Mercedes Benz Lead The Pack On Facebook - Posted February 14, 2013
Unlike General Motors, many automotive brands have been supportive of marketing via Facebook, and it shows. New statistics from social benchmarking platform ... [AllFacebook]

The Harlem Shake Hits Facebook HQ - Posted February 14, 2013
The latest hot Internet meme, The Harlem Shake, has been spreading all over Facebook, so it was only a matter of time before it scored a direct hit on the social network's headquarters in ... [AllFacebook]

CEOs Going Social: An Interview with Leslie Gaines-Ross of Weber Shandwick - Posted February 12, 2013
How social is your CEO? Weber Shandwick's recently released follow-up to its 2010 study "Socializing Your CEO: From (Un)socia... [FishbowlDC]

Classic YouTube Clip: "Twttr 101" Starring Biz Stone [VIDEO] - Posted February 12, 2013
Twitter co-founder Biz Stone has starred in his share of legit YouTube videos, including this 2010 int... [AllTwitter]

The Harlem Shake Takes YouTube By Storm - Posted February 11, 2013
Gangnam Style? What's that? The world seems to have forgotten all about Psy as a new trend has taken YouTube by storm--The Harlem Shake. This new 30-second dance meme consists of one person in a group, generally in a mask, awkwardly dancing to "Harlem Shake" by B... [AllFacebook]

YouTube Captioning Service Amara Rolls Out Crowdsourcing Feature - Posted February 5, 2013
Not everyone who likes "Gangnam Style" can sing in Korean. Translating videos into multiple languages can help bring people together, says Amara executive director Nicholas Reville. Today, Amara.org is speeding up the process with the launch of a crowdsourced translation and captioning system for... [AllFacebook]

Viralheat Adds Smart Stream To Media Marketing Suite - Posted February 5, 2013
Viralheat, which allows marketers to track the effectiveness of their Facebook pages, has added a new feature to its media marketing suite -- Smart Stream. This new utility lets users customize smart filters to view brand mentions by keyword on Facebook, as well as other social media sites, such as Twitter... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Marketing Firm Spredfast Raises $18M - Posted February 5, 2013
Social marketing software provider ... [AllFacebook]

Webtrends Deepens Facebook Marketing Offerings - Posted January 29, 2013
Webtrends, a digital marketing firm, has been stepping up its Facebook services over the past couple of years, and the results have been evident.... [AllFacebook]

YouTube Introducing Paid Subscription Model - Posted January 29, 2013
Are you ready to pay to watch "Gangnam Style" for the 41st time? Don't worry, you won't have to do that--but you might be looking at the future of paid video content promotion. Today YouTube ... [FishbowlDC]

Soundrop Creates Listening Rooms On Facebook - Posted January 28, 2013
Ever wish you could not only talk with your favorite artist, but give feedback on their newest music, too? Soundrop is making that possible through a Facebook application. ... [AllFacebook]

Kate Upton Mercedes Ad Inspires Outrage, Gets Lots of Attention - Posted January 24, 2013
Question: when does a "controversial" ad clip double as a shameless PR stunt? When the team's strategy anticipates the public outrage and uses it to attract even more attention. Get ready to be shocked: this is a common thing. When Mercedes-Benz hired experimental bra tester Kate Upton for its Super Bowl spot... [FishbowlDC]

How Should PR Adapt to Looser Social Media Rules in the Workplace? - Posted January 23, 2013
We found ourselves fascinated by this great Sunday New York Times piece on an issue of vital importance to PR ... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Is The Most Popular Mobile App In The U.S. - Posted January 23, 2013
We know that more and more users around the world are accessing Facebook through their phones, but new statistics ... [AllFacebook]

Nominate Your Clients for the Webby Awards by Friday - Posted January 22, 2013
Have you heard of the Webby Awards? No? Well then: established way back in 1995 when we still used a dial-up modem to access our Prodigy account, the awards were created by the ... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Rolls Out New, Bigger Link Previews In News Feed - Posted January 16, 2013
Earlier this week, Inside Facebook reported that Facebook was bumping up the size of its link previews, with an enhanced image size and room for more text. While we didn't have a screen shot to show you then, readers have started to see the new link previews in the news feed. While... [AllFacebook]

M&M's Teases Fans, Won't Air Commercial Before Super Bowl - Posted January 14, 2013
Someone call Page Six: There will be a new M&M's commercial during Super Bowl XLVII that will serve as the society debut of the brand's new tagline, "Better with M". Hmm...intriguing. S... [GalleyCat]

Freebase Catch-Up: Recent Developments On The Entity Graph Of People, Places, And Things - Posted January 11, 2013
What's new with Freebase? Well, aside from its data now being used by Bing to provide information about entities in a similar way to Google's Knowledge Graph, a new design of its web client is being tested here. Its post about th... [semanticweb.com]

Facebook For Every Phone Was The Top Page In 2012 - Posted January 10, 2013
Celebrities had a great year on Facebook in 2012. Rihanna rose up the page charts to be the most popular human-based page on the social network, and se... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Scores Painfully Low In Customer Satisfaction - Posted January 9, 2013
While brands are in a love/hate relationship with Facebook, many users are ... [AllFacebook]

Subway, Facebook, Fox News Among Facebook's Most Popular Pages In 2012 - Posted January 8, 2013
Two of the most popular topics in 2012 were the Summer Olympic Games in London and the ... [AllFacebook]

Google TV 3.0: Knowledge-Graph Smart Platform Debuts On New TV Devices - Posted January 8, 2013
In the fall Google updated its Google TV platform to Version 3.0, touting features like its new Voice Search. This week, expect to hear about a slew of new products with the technology onboard launching at the CES show in Las Vegas. Google recently reported on its ... [semanticweb.com]

Psy Bids Farewell To Gangnam Style, Says It Became "Too Popular" - Posted December 31, 2012
The Gangnam Style phenomenon has been one of 2012's most significant popular trends, but after tonight you may be hearing a lot less of it, if singer Psy has anything to say about it. Psy will be performing the song tonight on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve, but after... [AllFacebook]

Geaver Makes It Fun To Send E-Cards To Facebook Friends - Posted December 28, 2012
Remember the days before the Internet, when people actually sent cards and letters through the mail? Geaver wants to bring that feeling back in the Facebook era. Through Geaver, people can s... [AllFacebook]

Social Marketing and Why Traditional Measurement Doesn't Work - Posted December 28, 2012
By Peter Heffring, president and CEO of Expion Brands have jumped in whole-heartedly to social marketing in 2012, with active Facebook Pages and sponsored ads, Google+ pages, YouTube channels - you name it. And while headcount and budgets have been growing for this direct marketing channel, the effectiveness is s... [AllFacebook]

Gangnam Style Hits 1 Billion Views, World Doesn't End - Posted December 21, 2012
Well folks, it's finally happened! After 160 days on YouTube, Gangnam Style has become the first video to hit 1 billion YouTube views. And despite rumors that Psy's viral hit crossing the billion view threshold would fulfill Nostradamus' ... [AllFacebook]

Kids' Brands Go Mobile for Product Rollouts and Promos - Posted December 20, 2012
Imagine for a moment that you work in the marketing/communications department at Nickelodeon, PBS Kids or any other huge kids' brand. What b... [FishbowlDC]

With MarkLogic Search Technology, Factiva Enables Standardized Search And Improved Experiences Across Dow Jones Digital Network, - Posted December 12, 2012
Dow Jones & Company's Factiva information service has long been distinguished by the semantic tools it applies to its content to surface relevant search information. Last week the company announced what it says is one of the most significant investments it's made in the Factiva pro... [semanticweb.com]

Uh Oh: 'Gangnam Style' Star Allegedly Rapped About Killing American Soldiers - Posted December 7, 2012
You've probably heard that Korean artist PSY's 'Gangnam Style' recently became the most-watched ... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Marketing: Beyond The Like - Posted December 4, 2012
Repeat after us: Facebook marketing is about more than just ... [AllFacebook]

Shoutlet 6.0 Rolls Out With New Features For Facebook Marketers - Posted December 4, 2012
Cloud-based self-serve social marketing platform Shoutle... [AllFacebook]

PR Win: New SodaStream Spot Defies Ad Censors - Posted December 3, 2012
Last week we reported on a great ad by SodaStream, the masters of DIY carbonation. While we find the concept of homemade soda fascinating, we were mostly concerned with UK ad regulatory body Clearcast's decision to take the ad off the air for potentially offending the hyper-sensit... [FishbowlDC]

Latest Twitter Scam Directs You To Video Showing Obama Punch Someone In The Face - Posted November 29, 2012
First off: No, you will not see a video of President Obama punching someone in the face here - or anywhere for that matter. That's the point of this post. The latest attempt to compromise your Twitter account tells you that you will see this ... [AllTwitter]

INFOGRAPHIC: How Much Time Do You Spend On Facebook? - Posted November 28, 2012
For many people, Facebook is the first site they log into every morning and the last thing they check before going to bed. All of that time can really add up. Law firm Morrison Foerster, through its Socially Aware blog, found out that people spend ... [AllFacebook]

VIDEO: The Perils Of Quitting Facebook - Posted November 28, 2012
Leaving Facebook for good is much like trying to kill a zombie in a horror flick. Even though you're pretty sure you've 86'ed it, you can't be cer... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Director of Engineering Mike Vernal Talks All Things Open Graph - Posted November 28, 2012
Facebook Director of Engineering Mike Vernal, who oversees the social network's ... [AllFacebook]

PR Challenge: Stars Who Trash Their Own Projects - Posted November 27, 2012
We were more than a little amused yesterday to read news of one Angus T. Jones, an actor better known as "that kid on Two and a Half Men", pulling what looked like an outright effort to sabotage his own show. Jones ... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer Unified Debuts Fall 2012 Social Operating Platform - Posted November 26, 2012
Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer ... [AllFacebook]

Samsung Hires 'Overly Attached Girlfriend' to Sell Hard Drives - Posted November 12, 2012
Nothing puts the fickle, unpredictable and compelling nature of public opinion into perspective quite like the online celebrity phenomenon. Together we scour YouTube and pluck people from obscurity, elevating them to a state of international fame that is both instant and ephemeral. From the cute and the quirky to the talented... [FishbowlDC]

Digital Marketers: Time To Get More Savvy With Social Media - Posted November 7, 2012
The Digital Channel Intelligence (DCI) Solution unveiled last week by enterprise social intelligence vendor NetBase aims to make conversations on social channels more useful to the brands and agencies that hope to gain insight from that commentary. In a world where digital marketing is swiftly becoming e... [semanticweb.com]

Which Tech Giant Ran the Best Election 'Campaign?' - Posted November 6, 2012
We'd like to follow up on a question posed by multiple blogs today: which big tech/social media/search... [FishbowlDC]

What Are The Most Trusted Facebook Apps? - Posted November 6, 2012
Not all Facebook applications are created equal. While some only require basic information to function, many more want to know your location, access your photos, and post on your behalf. Which apps can you trust? MyPermissions, which helps users rid their social media lives of dangerous apps, shared with AllFacebook the... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook And Candy - Posted November 6, 2012
Candy brands have a sweet tooth for Facebook, as it is by far their social network of choice, with most of them having ... [AllFacebook]

AllFacebook Stats Rebrands Itself As Quintly - Posted October 30, 2012
There's major news coming from sister site AllFacebook Stats, which today announced ... [AllFacebook]

Study: LinkedIn Leads in B2B Marketing for the First Time - Posted October 24, 2012
LinkedIn is now the most commonly used social network among B2B content marketers, according to a report from the Content Marketing Institute. According to the report, 83 percent of B2B content marketers used LinkedIn to dist... [AllFacebook]

Report: 77 Percent Of Data Generated By Facebook Mobile Apps Goes To Five Sites - Posted October 23, 2012
With more and more Facebook users accessing the social network via mobile devices, Citrix examined where mobile traffic driven by Facebook was going, finding that 77 percent of the data volume generated by the social network's mobile app... [AllFacebook]

Bodyform Reacts To Facebook Rant With Video Response From 'CEO' - Posted October 16, 2012
There are two ways for brands to react to ... [AllFacebook]

TubeChop for Journalism: How a YouTube Clip-Selector Can Help You (and Your Readers) - Posted October 15, 2012
My favorite part of the comment section of YouTube is the ability to link a timestamp (say "0:31") to a particular point in a video, letting someone just click on the "0:31" in blue and see, in full, the point you're referenc... [10,000 Words]

Axe 'Showerpooling' Ads: Shameless and Sexist or Provocative with a Purpose? - Posted October 15, 2012
Every member of the ad team responsible for promoting Axe grooming products clearly attended class on the day their marketing professors told them that "sex sells." Take, for instance, their ad featuring a stampede of half-naked women... [FishbowlDC]

Mark Zuckerberg No. 2 On 'Fortune' 40 Under 40 - Posted October 11, 2012
Facebook finished second to ... [AllFacebook]

YouTube Gets Another Redesign, Pushes Recommended Channels [Screenshots] - Posted October 10, 2012
It looks like YouTube has started rolling out another major site redesign tonight. The latest site revamp has a much Google Plus-ier look and feel, but what really stands out is the fact that the site is now much more new channel recommendations-centric. YouTuber John Pham... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Clarifies Reports Of Rising Like Totals Due To Links In Private Messages - Posted October 4, 2012
Facebook giveth, and Facebook taketh away: Just one week after ... [AllFacebook]

Questionable Facebook Content Hurting Chances At College Admission - Posted October 4, 2012
Embarrassing and naughty Facebook posts aren't just hurting job applicants, they're also making it harder for prospective ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook, YouTube Blocked In Kashmir? - Posted October 1, 2012
Facebook and ... [AllFacebook]

PBS Mixes Facebook, Other Social Networks Into Documentary 'Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women' - Posted September 24, 2012
PBS will air documentary Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide Oct. 1 and 2, but ... [AllFacebook]

WARNING: Twitter DMs Promise Facebook Videos Featuring Users, But Deliver Malware - Posted September 24, 2012
Facebook and Twitter may be playing nice, but t... [AllFacebook]

Roll Call: Syndicate Media Group, GolinHarris, BuzzFeed, and More - Posted September 19, 2012
Syndicate Media Group has announced the promotion of Samantha Kain to the position of managing director. In her new role, Kain will oversee team management and client profitability in the agency's 27 -person New York office. She will also work closely with Syndicate's Los Angeles office to manage national accounts and... [FishbowlDC]

Jennifer Aniston and SmartWater Score Big with 'Leaked' Video - Posted September 18, 2012
This week a crass, demeaning and shockingly amateur video ignited violent Anti-American uprisings throughout the Muslim world. Another amateur video sent Presidential candidate Mitt Romney's struggling campaign into an absolute tailspin. But now, finally, a "subversive" video to laugh about. The PR gurus... [FishbowlDC]

Report: 15 Percent Of Social Media Ratings, Reviews, Facebook Likes May Be Fake By 2014 - Posted September 17, 2012
As more consumers rely on social networks for recommendations and ... [AllFacebook]

Report: Coca-Cola Added Most Facebook Likes In August - Posted September 10, 2012
Users of Facebook and other social networks were thirsty for ... [AllFacebook]

Is MTV Still Relevant? - Posted September 7, 2012
Throughout its more than three-decade history, MTV has gone from showcasing the latest and greatest meetings of pop music and short film to being a platform in which the stars of reality... [FishbowlDC]

Fashionistas: Get Your New York Fashion Week Fix On YouTube - Posted September 7, 2012
New York Fashion Week is in full swing and you've got front row seats...on YouTube. YouTube has partnered with Maybelline New York to provide insider access with 30 live streaming fashion shows, on-demand videos, backstage footage, interviews, how-to videos and more. You can check out Fashion Week Live From the R... [AllFacebook]

Want To Host A Video Chat? Check Out Spreecast - Posted September 6, 2012
If you've ever wanted to (or plan to) host a video chat, you've likely considered using Skype. You may have even considered using a Google+ hangout, a la Hollywood - but there's another alternative you need to explore: Spreecast. Combining the best of... [AllFacebook]

Syncapse Strengthens Facebook Analytics Offerings With Launch Of Syncapse Analytics Suite - Posted September 6, 2012
Social performance management platform Syncapse bolstered its ... [AllFacebook]

Tips on World Domination (from the Man Who Brought You Bieber) - Posted August 29, 2012
Anyone with more than a passing interest in public relations and pop culture at large should take a look at The New Yorker's ... [FishbowlDC]

Empire State Shooting Aftermath: Smartphones Drove the Gory Story - Posted August 27, 2012
After the dust cleared in Manhattan on Friday, the Empire State Building shooting resembled nothing but ... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Deleting Inflammatory Content In India - Posted August 21, 2012
Facebook has been complying with a request by the government of Ind... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Now The Web's Second-Most-Popular Video Site - Posted August 17, 2012
Facebook users love video. So much so that the social network recently trumped Yahoo ... [AllFacebook]

The World Watched 231 Million Olympic Streams On YouTube - Posted August 17, 2012
The 2012 Olympics may be over, but the Olympic stats are still rolling ... [AllFacebook]

Music PR News: Radio Still Rules the Roost - Posted August 16, 2012
Some recent Nielsen findings will be relevant to anyone with more than a passing interest in playing and/or promoting music. In short: The more things change, the more they stay the same. A newly released study ... [GalleyCat]

Music PR News: Radio Still Rules the Roost - Posted August 16, 2012
Some recent Nielsen findings will be relevant to anyone with more than a passing interest in playing and/or promoting music. In short: The more things change, the more they stay the same. A newly released study ... [FishbowlDC]

How To Optimize Your Facebook Posts For Mobile - Posted August 15, 2012
Facebook is currently being accessed on mobile devices by 543 million people worldwide, or more than one-half of the social network's total audience. This presents an important opportunity to cater your content to fans experiencing Facebook on both mobile and desktop. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when... [AllFacebook]

Rep. Jared Polis Named MVP In Democrats' Facebook Contest - Posted August 8, 2012
Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) was named the winner of the 2012 Member Online All-Star Co... [AllFacebook]

YouTube Updates Homepage Feed, Gives Users More Control Over Featured Content - Posted August 3, 2012
Over the past couple of months YouTube has been experimenting with new homepage designs and today they've officially launched a new updated homepage. Kurt Wi... [AllFacebook]

CIR Launches Investigative YouTube Channel - Posted August 2, 2012
The I Files YouTube channel is now live. The latest multimedia project from the Center from Investigative Reporting combines video from media partners, freelancers and fi... [10,000 Words]

Ad Age Launches YouTube Original Channel Tracker - Posted August 1, 2012
Last year when YouTube announced that they'd be investing in original content and rolling out a slew of original channels nobody knew what to expect. Six months later, 100 new channels have been launched and while articles h... [AllFacebook]

Rapper Eminem Is The First Person To 60 Million Facebook Likes - Posted July 30, 2012
Not long ago, Eminem surpassed Lady Gaga in terms of Facebook following. Now the rapper can... [AllFacebook]

5 Fun Videos That Show Off The Goofy Side Of The Olympics - Posted July 30, 2012
The Olympics are finally here, and we just can't seem to get enough of them! If you can manage to tear yourself away from the Olympic coverage for a few minutes, we've put together a list of 5 videos that show the goofier side of the Olympics, from the US... [AllFacebook]

Who Let the Dogs In? Man's Best Friend Gains Entree and Influence - Posted July 30, 2012
Lately canines have been getting the attention and red carpet treatment they deserve. No longer stay-at-home dogs, they now accompany their owners to venues such as banks (left), hotels, ballparks, and even the alter. They have certainly earned their reward, since they play a role in many aspects of hu... [FishbowlDC]

Watch Any Summer Olympics Event Live In HD On YouTube - Posted July 27, 2012
This year, for the first time in history, YouTube will be streaming the Olympic Summer games live in HD. YouTube viewers in the US will be able to watch any Olympic event live via NBCOlympics.com or on the ... [AllFacebook]

Report: Ketchum, Edelman Among Most Effective Global PR Agencies On Facebook - Posted July 26, 2012
The global public relations powerhouses of Edelman and ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Marketing Developer Unified Debuts Social Operating Platform Summer 2012 Edition - Posted July 25, 2012
Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer ... [AllFacebook]

Report: 2/3 Of European CIOs Still Block Facebook - Posted July 25, 2012
Despite the emergence of Facebook and other social networks as valuable sales, marketing, and communications tools for businesses, a recent study of 550 ... [AllFacebook]

Amazon Adds 900K+ Facebook Likes In Two Weeks - Posted July 18, 2012
Online retailer Amazon added more than 908,000 ... [AllFacebook]

Viralheat Launches Free Service To Manage, Track Facebook Pages - Posted July 17, 2012
Managing a social media campaign (Facebook page, Twitter account, YouTube channel, etc.) can be exhausting and expensive. ... [AllFacebook]

Top 10 Celebrities on Social Media [Infographic] - Posted July 11, 2012
They're talented, they're famous, and now they have Twitter accounts. Celebrities have discovered social media as a way to reach out to their fans and to express themselves outside the stage and screen. This infographic ranks the top 10 celebrities on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Google+. GO-Globe.com took a look at each... [AllFacebook]

Who Are The Most Popular Celebs On Social Media? [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted July 11, 2012
Can you guess who's winning the social media fame game? The usual suspects - Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber - make their appearance, but you might be surprised by some of the other names on the list. This infographic comes to us from ... [AllTwitter]

Hulu CEO Jason Kilar Might See Himself At Facebook Soon - Posted July 10, 2012
It seems like every week, Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is acquiring a new company or making a key hire. T... [AllFacebook]

Watch: YouTube Responds To Ridiculous User Complaints - Posted July 2, 2012
What's your biggest complaint about YouTube? Is it the Reply Girls? The trolls? How about the fact that the views freeze at 301? In 'YouTube Complaints!,' which ... [AllFacebook]

House GOP Members Name Facebook Challenge Winners - Posted June 27, 2012
More than 50,000 Facebook likes, Twitter fo... [AllFacebook]

Five Strategies To Dominate Twitter, Facebook And YouTube [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted June 27, 2012
They're the "Big Three" of social media: Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. If you have a solid presence on all of them, you're well on your way to social media stardom. Still, you need to know how to approach all three of these networks if you want to dominate them, and this... [AllTwitter]

YouTube Explains Why the Counter Stops at 301 - Posted June 25, 2012
Gawker has posted an interesting interview between Numberphile and YouTube, in which Ted Hamilton, product manager at YouTube Analytics, explains why that blockbuster viral video you made for your client seems to stall at 301 views. He also digs into some of the ways YouTube ensures that people don't game the... [FishbowlDC]

Indiegogo Campaign Raises Over $300,000 (And Growing) For Bullied Bus Monitor To Go On Vacation - Posted June 21, 2012
The life of 68-year-old bus monitor Karen Huff Klein has been changed forever, thanks to Reddit user Max Sidorov. After seeing a video on Facebook of Karen the Bus Monitor being bulled by schoolchildren, Sidorov uploaded the video to YouTube and sta... [AllFacebook]

How To Do More For A Friend's Birthday Besides Post On Their Wall - Posted June 15, 2012
Facebook has ruined birthdays. At least, that's how tech blog Gizmodo feels. Gizmodo argued that Facebook h... [AllFacebook]

Obama Boy Has A Crush On Obama's Support Of Gay Marriage - Posted June 14, 2012
Back in 2008, during the last presidential election, Amber Lee Ettinger went viral as Obama Girl, when she praised Barack Obama in her YouTube hit, 'Crush On Obama,' which has racked up over 24 million views to date. ... [AllFacebook]

Voting Opens For Your Film Festival, The YouTube Contest With A $500,000 Prize - Posted June 13, 2012
Back in January we told you about Your Film Festival, a short film festival hosted by YouTube, Ridley Scott and Emirates that will reward the winner with $500,000 to use towards their next film, which will be produced by Ridley Scott, ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook: The End Of The Beginning - Posted June 13, 2012
Facebook's initial public offering is a milestone in the evolutio... [AllFacebook]

Facebook, Others Summoned To Appear Before Indian Trial Court Sept. 22 - Posted June 11, 2012
A criminal case in India involving Facebook and several other Internet companies moved one step f... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Music Game TubeHero Adds Four-Player 'Rock Battle' Option - Posted June 7, 2012
Facebook gaming just got a little more musica... [AllFacebook]

IPO Sinks Facebook In Customer Loyalty Study - Posted June 1, 2012
The list of casualties of Facebook's staggering ... [AllFacebook]

Watch This Incredible Video Inspired by Today's Google Doodle - Posted May 23, 2012
Synthesizer creator Robert Moog, who would have been 78 years old today, is having the best birthday ever. Not long after Google's artists created an interactive Moog synthesizer doodle for the homepage, a fan responded with a crazy cover of Daft Punk's "Aerodynamic" using Google's tool, which he posted on YouTube. The... [AllFacebook]

The Facebook Follies? 'Zuckerberg: The Musical' Invades YouTube - Posted May 21, 2012
Yes, indeed: Facebook Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: 59.5 Percent Of News Via Social Media Is From Facebook - Posted May 14, 2012
Nearly 30 percent of Americans get their news from social media, a... [AllFacebook]

Google To Drop Millions On Investment In Machinima - Posted May 8, 2012
Machinima is in the process of raising a new found of funding and Peter Kafka of All Things D reports that Google will be one of the investors. YouTube has been giving out millions of dollars to profess... [AllFacebook]

GOP Members Battle For Facebook Fans - Posted May 1, 2012
Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives are entering the Facebook round of the 201... [AllFacebook]

Volume, Emotion, Sponsorship: What Brands Have An Edge on Social Media Strategies? - Posted April 30, 2012
Market Strategies International recently released the first edition of what it says will be an annual Social Media Brand Index, a measure for brands both of consumer-generated soci... [semanticweb.com]

Facebook Video Views Drop 8 Percent In March - Posted April 27, 2012
Fewer people now log time watching videos on Facebook compared with this time last y... [AllFacebook]

CIR Launching YouTube Channel For Investigative News Video - Posted April 11, 2012
The Center for Investigative Reporting will soon have a new way of sharing watchdog journalism with the masses: An investigative YouTube Channel. The organization announced today that, in partnership with the ... [10,000 Words]

Who Will Facebook Buy Next? Place Your Bets! - Posted April 11, 2012
"We don't plan on doing many more of these, if any at all," Facebook Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said in announcing the social network's $1 billion acquisition of photo-sharing... [AllFacebook]

StreamGlider iPad News Reader App Will Evolve To Help Businesses Correlate Diverse Data Sets - Posted April 5, 2012
The latest version of the StreamGlider iPad news reader app for providing consumers with topic-oriented streams of information debuted this week. It brought with it the capability to limit hashtag or keyword searches in a Twitter, YouTube, or Flickr frame to a local area and turn on ... [semanticweb.com]

Social Media Brings Bullying Issue to the Forefront - Posted March 9, 2012
The power of social media to bring about change has been made evident once ag... [FishbowlDC]

Customization is Key to YouTube's New Features - Posted February 27, 2012
Brands classified as ... [FishbowlDC]

39% Of Marketers Will Use Twitter For Their Campaigns In 2012 - Posted February 6, 2012
Facebook might still be the juggernaut of social media advertising, but Twitter takes the second-place silver medal. More advertisers will be turning to Twitter this year than YouTube, LinkedIn or Google+ to get at their customers' eyeballs - and their ... [AllTwitter]

Pro Tip: Check Out YouTube's Creator Playbook - Posted December 27, 2011
Finding success on YouTube can often be a difficult thing to do. There are tons of different variables that can make or break your video -- whether it's a 15-secon d clip or something you consider a masterpiece. Luckily, YouTube itself is here to help. They've produced a little-known bible for content... [10,000 Words]

Twitter Tops Social Media Buzz List - Posted December 15, 2011
Zeta Interactive, a digital marketing agency, recently released its annual rankings of social networks. They are categorized by "buzz," a ranking calculated by volume and tone (percent positive ranking) of all the sites. This year, T... [10,000 Words]

TwitVid Gets A Social Facelift, Now Feels More Like Twitter For Video - Posted December 13, 2011
Twitvid has made a name for itself as one of the biggest repositories of videos shared on Twitter, second only to YouTube, with over 40 million monthly views and over 12 million unique viewers. However, starting today Twitvid is going from repository to social destination with a major facelift... [10,000 Words]

Everyone's Getting Connected with the Boob Tube - Posted December 7, 2011
If Fred is the future of connected TV, please allow me to disconnect. It is a time when TVs that are aligned with and act like our computers -- smart TVs -- are the ones on... [FishbowlDC]

Three Website Redesigns That Should Be On Your Radar - Posted December 1, 2011
A website redesign can be a tricky thing. The main goal should be to make a site more user-friendly, attractive, and easily navigateable than the previous version. A good redesign will hopefully gain you praise and more readers. It should be an upgrade. Yet not every site can achieve that. Case in... [10,000 Words]

Tech Round Up: Brands Missing Links on Google+, Twitter Buys Whisper - Posted December 1, 2011
-In news that suprises probably no one on the planet, brands are not as engaged on Google+ as they are on Facebook. SEO company BrightEdge found that within the first 10 days of availability, 61 percent of the top 100 brands around the globe had a presen... [FishbowlDC]

Liner Notes for YouTube - Seevl Plugin - Posted November 22, 2011
Seevl, the music discovery service built on Semantic Technology that I wrote about a few months ago, has released a significant update to their plugin for YouTube. The plugin is still only ava... [semanticweb.com]

HootSuite Now Offers YouTube, Tumblr, Flickr Support With New App Directory - Posted November 9, 2011
HootSuite, one of the most popular Twitter dashboards, is expanding in a big way. The company just announced its new App Directory, a platform for third-parties to integrate their existing apps (or build custom ones) into HootSuite. The first wave of big-name apps t... [AllTwitter]

Twitter Takes Home "Digital Service Of The Year" Award At T3 - Posted October 11, 2011
Twitter beat out Facebook, YouTube and Spotify as the best social media site of 2011 at the T3 awards last night. Held in London, t... [AllTwitter]

Seevl: Part II - An interview with Alexandre Passant - Posted August 10, 2011
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="90" caption="Alexandre Passant"][/caption]Yesterday, I wrote about how I've been using Seevl as a music discovery service. Today, I catch up with Dr. Alexandre Passant, CEO and Founder of Seevl.net, for a deeper look at the music discovery service. Q:... [AllTwitter]

Twitter Is Less Uncivil Than Fox News, Music Industry And The General Media [POLL] - Posted June 21, 2011
Apparently, Americans think Twitter is a pretty civil network. Or at least, it's not uncivil... and yes, there is a difference. A recent poll suggests that Twitter is less uncivil than the mainstream media, Fox News, the music industry and professional sports. But Americans weren't too sure about its actu... [AllTwitter]

Review: How To Shoot Video That Doesn't Suck - Posted June 2, 2011
When it comes to shooting video, what do we know? Here's the facts: Every day, people shoot thousands of hours of video. ... [10,000 Words]

YouTube Gets 3 Billion Views Each Day - Posted May 25, 2011
Today is YouTube's sixth anniversary (can it only be six years?!). If the site's succes... [GalleyCat]

Optimizing News Websites for Google TV - Posted May 12, 2011
In late 2010, Google developed their new smart TV platform entitled Google TV. The service is built on the Android operating system, and functions as a set-top box to allow users to watch on-demand... [10,000 Words]

Lewis Carroll Reads 'Jabberwocky' - Posted April 28, 2011
In honor of National Poetry Month, we dug up an animated video of children's author Lewis Carroll reading his poem, "Jabberwocky." The poem originated in Carroll's novel Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There, the sequel to Alice in Wonderland. The ... [semanticweb.com]

Delicious Will Become Avos - Posted April 27, 2011
Three cheers! Bookmarking site Delicious is being acquired by YouTube founders Chad Hurley and St... [FishbowlDC]

If Media Logos Were a Bit More Blunt - Posted April 18, 2011
Re-imagined logos for Facebook, YouTube, and MTV, from a series called Honest Logos by Swedish designer Viktor Hertz... [FishbowlLA]

Using Feedly To Create A Personal News Hub - Posted April 11, 2011
Twitter's tremendous growth and active user base means breaking news stories to the web has become easier than ever. But when this is juxtaposed with information from mainstream media sources, keeping up with the latest news around a particular topic can be a bit overwhelming. Luckily, the team at DevHD has... [10,000 Words]

Deep Focus CEO Ian Schafer On The Myth of Viral Strategy - Posted March 23, 2011
... [GalleyCat]

Japanese-Language YouTube Person Finder Launches - Posted March 21, 2011
YouTube announced the launch of the YouTube Person Finder, a channel dedicated to video messages from victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Mo... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Offers Fans a SportsCenter Moment - Posted March 18, 2011
Sports fans: If you've captured a great sports moment on video and thought, "This ought to be on SportsCenter," here's your chance. YouTube teamed up with ESPN on the second installment of the YouTube + SportsCenter Your... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Earthquake, Tsunami in Japan Dominate Twitter; Bloggers Ready for 2012 Presidential Campaign - Posted March 17, 2011
The earthquake and tsunami that victimized Japan March 11 accounted for a whopping 66 percent of Tweeted news links for the week of March 7-11, despite occurring on the last day of the period, while the upcoming 2012 presidential campaign domin... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Earthquake, Tsunami in Japan Dominate Twitter; Bloggers Ready for 2012 Presidential Campaign - Posted March 17, 2011
The earthquake and tsunami that victimized Japan March 11 accounted for a whopping 66 percent of Tweeted news links for the week of March 7-11, despite occurring on the last day of the period, while the upcoming 2012 presidential campaign domin... [UnBeige]

New Media Index: Earthquake, Tsunami in Japan Dominate Twitter; Bloggers Ready for 2012 Presidential Campaign - Posted March 17, 2011
The earthquake and tsunami that victimized Japan March 11 accounted for a whopping 66 percent of Tweeted news links for the week of March 7-11, despite occurring on the last day of the period, while the upcoming 2012 presidential campaign domin... [AgencySpy]

Ask Lady Gaga Your Burning Questions on Twitter - Posted March 17, 2011
If you're curious about just what type of meat made its way onto Lady Gaga's infamous meat dress, you now have a chance to ask the pop sensation yourself. She will be answering questions submitted via Twitter on a YouTube video this week. You have until midn... [AllTwitter]

YouTube Goes Gaga - Posted March 16, 2011
YouTube wants to offer something for everyone: If Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu isn't your cup of tea, perhaps ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

iPad 2 Smashed by Baseball Bat Video Earns Two Million Views - Posted March 14, 2011
Simply titled "Brand new Ipad 2 getting smashed by a baseball bat," the video embedded above has earned more than 2,002,600 views on YouTube. Every time a new iPhone or iPad gets released, somebody videotapes themselves destroying it. Why are we fascinated by the destruction of expensive electronics? It is a... [PRNewser]

iPad 2 Smashed by Baseball Bat Video Earns Two Million Views - Posted March 14, 2011
Simply titled "Brand new Ipad 2 getting smashed by a baseball bat," the video embedded above has earned more than 2,002,600 views on YouTube. Every time a new iPhone or iPad gets released, somebody videotapes themselves destroying it. Why are we fascinated by the destruction of expensive electronics? It is a... [Inside Mobile Apps]

iPad Smashed by Baseball Bat Video Earns Two Million Views - Posted March 14, 2011
Simply titled "Brand new Ipad 2 getting smashed by a baseball bat," the video embedded above has earned more than 2,002,600 views on YouTube. UPDATE: This video was deceptively titled. It is actually an iPad 1 being smashed with a misleading video label. Every time a new iPhone or iPad gets released, somebody... [morningmedianewsfeed]

iPad Smashed by Baseball Bat Video Earns Two Million Views - Posted March 14, 2011
Simply titled "Brand new Ipad 2 getting smashed by a baseball bat," the video embedded above has earned more than 2,002,600 views on YouTube. UPDATE: This video was deceptively titled. It is actually an iPad 1 being smashed with a misleading video label. Every time a new iPhone or iPad gets released, somebody... [FishbowlNY]

Is Charlie Sheen Twitter's "Lazy Sunday" Moment? - Posted March 11, 2011
When you look back on new products, new technologies and new headlines, you can usually spot that catalyst moment when they catapulted into the spotlight. Well, some analysts are saying that Charlie Sheen's recent Twitter binge is Twitter's cat... [AllTwitter]

YouTube's Got Next (and Next New Networks) - Posted March 7, 2011
YouTube announced that it acquired online-video platform Next New Networks, and it will launch YouTube Next, which it described as "a new team task... [PRNewser]

YouTube's Got Next (and Next New Networks) - Posted March 7, 2011
YouTube announced that it acquired online-video platform Next New Networks, and it will launch YouTube Next, which it described as "a new team task... [Inside Mobile Apps]

YouTube's Got Next (and Next New Networks) - Posted March 7, 2011
YouTube announced that it acquired online-video platform Next New Networks, and it will launch YouTube Next, which it described as "a new team task... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: On, Wisconsin for Bloggers; Twitter Eats Up Apple - Posted March 3, 2011
Bloggers shared the most news links about the labor unrest in Wisconsin, while Apple was the most-Tweeted news subject, and the most-watched news and politics video on YouTube was two Australian news anchors ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Raise Your Hand if you Fantasize about Making Money on Twitter! - Posted February 25, 2011
I am sure many of you have watched the hours blow by, as you Tweet away; and you have stopped and thought, 'I wish there was a way to make money on Twitter!' I would like to propose a new feature that may allow Twitter users to make some decent... [AllTwitter]

New Media Index: Bloggers Are Budget-Minded, While Tweeters Scan the List of the U.K.'s Elite Tweeters - Posted February 24, 2011
President Barack Obama's $3.73 trillion budget proposal was the subject of the most news links shared by bloggers, while The Independent's list of the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Speaker of the House John Boehner to Speak His Piece on YouTube - Posted February 23, 2011
YouTube will welcome Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) for a special interview next week, during which he will answer users' questions on topics including the budget, spending, the economy, jobs, health care, and foreign policy. Questions must be submitted by midnight ET Su... [UnBeige]

Speaker of the House John Boehner to Speak His Piece on YouTube - Posted February 23, 2011
YouTube will welcome Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) for a special interview next week, during which he will answer users' questions on topics including the budget, spending, the economy, jobs, health care, and foreign policy. Questions must be submitted by midnight ET Su... [AgencySpy]

Questions for U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron? - Posted February 18, 2011
Following in the footsteps of his United States counterpart, President Barack Obama, United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron will answer the best questions... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Patriot Act Accounts for Most Shared News Links via Both Blogs, Twitter - Posted February 17, 2011
The House of Representatives vote on whether to extend the Patriot Act was the subject of the most news links shared via both blogs and Twitter during the week of Feb. 7-11, while the most-watched news and politics video on YouTube was... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Live Streaming in Fashion for YouTube During Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week - Posted February 9, 2011
Supermodels strutting their stuff on the runway for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York Feb. 10-17 will also be strutting their stuff via live streaming on YouTube, presented by ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Why AP Didn't Stream YouTube's Obama Interview - Posted February 7, 2011
The Associated Press director of U.S. broadcast operations Kevin Roach explained why the AP did not stream ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Showtime Lets Web-Video Stars Tell SHORT stories on YouTube - Posted February 4, 2011
Showtime creative director of digital content Trevor Noren spoke with the YouTube Blog about the premium cable network's decision to mine Web-vi... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: A Taxing Problem for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Tops Bloggers' Shared News Links - Posted February 3, 2011
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas' failure to report his wife's earnings over a five-year period was the subject of the most news links shared via bloggers, while a ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

YouTube's Steve Grove on the Hot Seat at CBS News Political Hotsheet - Posted January 27, 2011
YouTube head of news and politics Steve Grove spoke with CBS News chief White House correspondent Chip Reid about President ... [PRNewser]

YouTube's Steve Grove on the Hot Seat at CBS News Political Hotsheet - Posted January 27, 2011
YouTube head of news and politics Steve Grove spoke with CBS News chief White House correspondent Chip Reid about President ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

YouTube's Steve Grove on the Hot Seat at CBS News Political Hotsheet - Posted January 27, 2011
YouTube head of news and politics Steve Grove spoke with CBS News chief White House correspondent Chip Reid about President ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Obama to Answer Questions from YouTube Users - Posted January 21, 2011
Just two days after delivering the State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama will deliver answers to select... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Sundance Film Festival Comes to YouTube Screening Room - Posted January 20, 2011
The Sundance Film Festival is bringing a taste of Park City, Utah, to YouTube, as YouTube Screening Room will present past and present short films from the event, Kinzie Kramer, associate product marketing manager for th... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Experimental Homepage No Longer an Experiment - Posted January 20, 2011
The new homepage YouTube began introducing last month has been pushed to all users, the Google-owned video site posted on its blog.... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Bloggers Discuss GOP-Led 112th Congress; Apple Remains Apple of Tweeters' Eyes - Posted January 13, 2011
The Republican-controlled 112th Congress was the subject of the most news links shared by bloggers, while the Twitterverse was enthralled with Apple for the second consecutive week, and the most-watched news and politics video on You... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Bloggers Dwell on the Economy, While Apple Is the Fruit of the Twitterverse - Posted January 6, 2011
The economy was top-of-mind for bloggers during the final week of 2010, while Apple was the apple of the Twitterverse, and the most-watched news and politics video on YouTube was footage of a man who ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

House Oversight Committee Launches YouTube Channel - Posted January 5, 2011
The House Oversight Committee will become the first congressional committee to make its hearings available online, launching the HouseResource.org channel on YouTube in conjunction with the kickoff of the 112th Congress. The effort, spearheaded by new Speaker of the House ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

YouTube in Talks to Buy Video Producer - Posted December 16, 2010
Google's YouTube has traditionally left the production of content to its users and network partners. But that may soon change if buyout talks with a New York-based conten... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Experiments with New, Personalization-Heavy Homepage - Posted December 16, 2010
YouTube is experimenting with a new homepage design that emphasizes personalization, with features including: a combined list of subscriptions, friend activity, and recommendations; all videos uploaded by followed channels; the ability to delete anything on the homepage by simply clicking the X; graying out of already-watched videos; and recent likes and... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Top 10 Lists for 2010 - Posted December 13, 2010
YouTube released its top 10 lists of most-watched videos globally excluding content from major music labels, and most-watched major-label music videos, and the lists were topped by BED INTRUDER SONG!!! and Justin Bieber's Baby (featuring Ludacris), respectively. The Google-owned video site also released its month-by-month list o... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: WikiLeaks Finishes Second to Leslie Nielsen's Death on Blogs, New Life Form on Twitter - Posted December 9, 2010
The WikiLeaks controversy only managed second-place finishes on the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism's ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Personalized Channels Added to YouTube Leanback - Posted December 2, 2010
YouTube added Personalized Channels to its YouTube Leanback service for larger screens, allowing users to create channels based on videos they have previously viewed or topics. Product manager Christina Ilvento wrote on the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

ViewChange.Org Takes Video Into The Semantic Web In A Big Way - Posted November 29, 2010
Here are two words that do... [semanticweb.com]

Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend Reading: Spend Some Time With Social Media Insights - Posted November 26, 2010
Come tomorrow, you may be looking for a chance to do some relaxing reading after the Thanksgiving football and food fest and the Black Friday shopping chaos. To that end, The Semantic Web Blog thought it would offer some guidance on a few analyst reports and ... [semanticweb.com]

New Media Index: Federal Salary Raises Dominate Blogosphere; Google Raises/Bonuses Rule Twitterverse - Posted November 18, 2010
Bloggers shared the most news links to an item in USA Today saying that federal workers' salaries have risen tenf... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

35 Hours of Video per Minute Being Uploaded to YouTube - Posted November 11, 2010
YouTube director of product management Hunter Walk posted on the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

"Twitter is not to be a triumph of technology but of humanity" - Biz Stone - Posted November 10, 2010
Biz Stone made an appearance on Wolf Blitzer's The Situation Room last night, and answered some rapid-fire, 140-character questions from Blitzer and Twitter users. A l... [AllTwitter]

Copyright Issue Disqualifies Winner of Peace Corps YouTube Video Contest - Posted November 4, 2010
A copyright issue forced The National Peace Corps Association to disqualify Marlene Nancy Lopez, the first-place winner of its ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Yanks Videos Featuring Cleric Anwar al-Awlaki - Posted November 4, 2010
YouTube removed several videos, but this time the Google-owned video site wasn't reacting to copyright concerns: Videos calling for jihad by American-born, Yemen-based cleric Anwar al-Awla... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

CBS News to Stream Election Results on Its YouTube Channel - Posted November 2, 2010
CBS News will begin live-streaming results from Tuesday's midterm elections on its ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Howcast Hunts for Video Blogger - Posted November 2, 2010
How-to video site Howcast is looking for its first video blogger, running a contest on YouTube ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Top 10 News and Politics YouTube Videos; Politician Channels - Posted November 1, 2010
Ramya Raghavan of YouTube News and Politics revealed the top 10 news and politics videos over the past month, as well as the 10 most viewed politician channels on the Google-owned video site, in a post on the YouTube Blog. The 10 most-view... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

15 YouTube Channels with More than 1M Subscribers as Total Subscriptions Top 1B - Posted October 29, 2010
YouTube reached a milestone: A user who subscribed to the Machinima Sports channel pushed the Google-owned video site to the 1 billion-subscription mark. Produ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs Embraces Twitter, YouTube - Posted October 28, 2010
White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs dove head-first into Web 2.0, accepting questions for a press briefing via Twitter and answering some of them in a YouTube video, ReadWriteWeb reported. His Tweet read, "Something new... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Bloggers Share Bad News (Economy, Mortgage Crisis); Tweeters Share Good News (Rescue of Chilean Miners) - Posted October 21, 2010
Economic issues, particularly the housing market, topped the list of the most-shared news links by bloggers, while the rescue of the formerly trapped miners from the northern Atacama desert in Chile accounted for the most Tweeted news links, an... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The Live Coco Cam: 24 Hours of Conan O'Brien on YouTube - Posted October 20, 2010
Conan O'Brien will turn to YouTube to help promote Conan, his TBS show, which is set to debut Nov. 8, with a 24-hour live stream, The Live Coco Cam. Conan blogger Aaron Bleyaert previewed The Live Coco Cam on the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Google TV to Include YouTube Leanback - Posted October 19, 2010
YouTube Leanback is officially a part of Google TV, and as devices for the latter become availa... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

More Chilean Miner Stats for News Sites, Social Media, Search Engines - Posted October 19, 2010
The rescue of the formerly trapped miners from the northern Atacama desert in Chile generated strong numbers for ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Keyword-Generated Ad FAIL - Posted October 15, 2010
Because we just can't get enough of those Chilean miners, this gem from FAILBlog illustrated the pitfalls of keyword-generated advertising: ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Bloggers Ponder Midterm Elections; Tweeters Ponder Twitter - Posted October 14, 2010
Bloggers were focused on the upcoming midterm elections during the week of Oct. 4-8, while Twitter users used Twitter to talk about Twitter, and the most-watched news and politics video on YouTube was A fake news video from the Onion News Network saying that ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Changing the future of e-business - Malta Business Weekly - Posted October 14, 2010
... [semanticweb.com]

YouTube, Reuters to Stream Debates for 'Conflicting Visions: Fixing the Global Economy' - Posted October 12, 2010
Political commentators Cenk Uyger and Lee Doran -- who host YouTube channels as ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

craigslist tv Returns to YouTube - Posted October 8, 2010
What unfortunate timing: Just days after replacing its Adult Services section with a Censored bar, craigslist announced the premiere of season two of its craigslist tv... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Bloggers Find Religion, Tweeters Find Dead Mouse in Their Bread - Posted October 7, 2010
Bloggers lost their religion over a Los Angeles Times story about ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Info About Google TV Available - Posted October 6, 2010
More detail about Google TV's offerings is now available, with standard services like content from Netflix and Amazon, ... [FishbowlDC]

New Media Index: Bloggers Curl Up with Bob Woodward's Obama's Wars; Tweeters Tweet About Twitter Security Breach - Posted September 30, 2010
Obama's Wars, Bob Woodward's new book about internal debate over the war in Afghanistan within the administration of President ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Entire Kennedy-Nixon Debate Uploaded to YouTube - Posted September 28, 2010
The event that transformed the combination of politics and television is now available on YouTube: The JFK Library YouTube channel celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first-ever televised presidential debate, between John F. Kennedy and R... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

This Is 60 Minutes on YouTube - Posted September 27, 2010
Continuing CBS News' new-media blitz, the network launched a 60 Minutes channel on YouTube, which will offer stori... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

MySpace Rolls Out Sync with YouTube - Posted September 23, 2010
Following an integration with Google, MySpace announced the rollout of Sync with YouTube, which enables users of the social-networking site to add videos from Google-owned YouT... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Users of Social Network Twitter Focus on Social Networks, Twitter - Posted September 23, 2010
Four of the five most-shared news links via Twitter were very close to home, involving social media and Twitter itself, while the war in Afghanistan and the death of actor ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Invite Your Friends to a YouTube Social - Posted September 23, 2010
YouTube viewing parties are now possible thanks to the launch of YouTube Social, an effort by SocialVision to combine the f... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Adds Dean Gilbert, Robert Kyncl to Leadership Team - Posted September 20, 2010
Google-owned video site YouTube added two new executives to its leadership team, including one from its parent company. New global head of content Dean Gilbert had worked with Goo... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Bloggers Focus on Iraq War - Posted September 16, 2010
The war in Iraq was the subject of the most news links shared by bloggers during the week of Sept. 6-10, while a report on Mashabl... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Your Softball Blooper Reel on SportsCenter? - Posted September 8, 2010
ESPN and YouTube have launched a promotional program called ... [FishbowlDC]

Domo Arigato: MLB to Stream Games on YouTube Japan - Posted August 31, 2010
Quick Hit: Major League Baseball has long held a tight grip on its video content online. Overseas, however, is a different story. In a breakthrough deal, YouTube Japan will stream all MLB games 36 hour after they air, as well as highlight packages from every game during the 2009 and 2010... [TVNewser]

Domo Arigato: MLB to Stream Games on YouTube Japan - Posted August 31, 2010
Quick Hit: Major League Baseball has long held a tight grip on its video content online. Overseas, however, is a different story. In a breakthrough deal, YouTube Japan will stream all MLB games 36 hour after they air, as well as highlight packages from every game during the 2009 and 2010... [SportsNewser]

Advocacy Site ViewChange.org Taps Semantic Web Technology - MediaPost Publications - Posted February 26, 2010
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TextWise Releases World s First Semantic Cloud for Sequencing the Digital DNA of Text - Posted June 16, 2009
ROCHESTER, NY – June 16th, 2009. Forget about trying to find text by simply using keywords or entities. Today at the Semantic Technology Conference, TextWise announces the release of their Semantic Cloud providing companies the ability to mine content using digital DNA – Semantic Signatures®. Semantic Signatures® represent a deeper meaning... [semanticweb.com]

Actualizing Future Web Knowledge Distribution - Posted January 20, 2009
— DENNIS THOMAS, SANJEEV MISHRAExecutive Summary The future web is expected to evolve into a situation aware web that surfaces the hidden knowledge of enterprises and individuals and enables greatly more powerful paradigms. Actualizing these requirements demands a semantic technology that is magnitudes greater in efficiency and performance than conventional layered techn... [semanticweb.com]

Wired: Blogs Are Dead - Posted October 22, 2008
Wired Magazine, which usually cheerleads everything, has declared blogging dead: Further, text-based Web sites aren't where the buzz is anymore. The reason blogs took off is that they made publishing easy for non-techies. Part of that simplicity was a lack ... [FishbowlLA]

We (Heart) LAT Tech Geeks - Posted June 5, 2008
The PR department at the L.A. Times just sent us an e-mail (see below) promoting the Business Section's new blog -- as if we needed the introduction! We have already become addicted to the musings and findings of Alex Pham... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted May 27, 2008
Does Elizabeth Snead Miss Her Old Job: Former E! Fashion Policewoman Elizabeth S... [FishbowlLA]

Jack Smith Retrospective - Posted April 2, 2008
Veronique de Turenne reminds us that the Huntington is hosting a Jack Smith retrospective, Smith on Wry, featuring the papers of L.A.'s beloved colum... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted March 11, 2008
Madonna, Mellencamp Inducted: Yep. It was an all-80s dance party. Madonna thanked all the people who said she was a talentless one-hit wonder. To which, we believe, John Mellencamp muttered under his brea... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted January 16, 2008
O.J. Simpson back in court: The alleged armed robber was dragged back to Las Vegas from Miami by a bail bondsman who claims Simpson violated terms of his bail. Also, Simpson owes the guy $18,750. So, there's that. ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted December 11, 2007
The Internet Is For Porn: Pity poor Vivid Entertainment Group which is seeing too much of its skin being shown for free -- and without consent -- on YouTube knockoff PornoTube. Echoing the Viacom lawsuit, the porn giant is ... [FishbowlLA]

Social Graphology | Online Communities and the Small Business - Posted December 4, 2007
In a recent blog post, Tim Berners-Lee, Director of the World Wide Web Consortium, wrote about a new paradigm. In the early days of the internet it was the computers and the wires that were important; more recently it was the documents that were the important things, the centres of focus... [semanticweb.com]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted October 31, 2007
Want Fries With Your Funny? Reporter Robert Welkos surfs YouTube and finds this ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted October 18, 2007
More ink on Iggy: A sobbing Ellen DeGeneres tells Ryan Seacrest that she arrived "five minutes too late" to reclaim the Brussels Griffon mix terrier from Mutts & Moms, a rescue group that ... [FishbowlLA]

Props: Stuff That Deserves Mention This Week - Posted September 25, 2007
Good on ERSNews.com for breaking the Mirthala Salinas story before anyone else (1 hour and 11 minutes before the LAT, as co-editor Eric Longabardi tells us). Congrats to local sports parody site eTrueSports.com for its ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted August 30, 2007
[Update: This post has been updated after talking to J.R. Moehringer, who talked to us on a dying cell phone from his backyard as movers shuttled stuff out of his house. Which is kinda cool.] Resurrecting the Telephone: Columnist Dana Parsons does an admirable job ... [FishbowlLA]

YouTube Phenom Shares Success Tips - Posted August 24, 2007
Liam Sullivan became a YouTube phenom thanks to his hilarious alter ego "Kelly" and her deliciously bitch love for "Shoes." The random music video has been viewed by more than 25 million times so the LA Times went to the comedian to ask Sullivan for his surefire tips to duplicate his... [FishbowlLA]

Free TV That You Have To Pay For. Kinda. - Posted August 20, 2007
Variety reports that NBC will put previews of its four new fall pilots on cable and satellite systems, including DirecTV. "It's unprecedented in terms of its scope and participation," says NBCU distribution executive Henry Ahn. The ... [FishbowlLA]

Michael Moore's Unchosen One - Posted July 25, 2007
CNN didn't select Michael Moore's YouTube'd question in Monday night's presidential debate. Lucky for him, HuffPo let him ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted July 24, 2007
Better Than A Shrimp On A Hamster Wheel: Reporters Mark Z. Barabak and Michael Finnegan ... [FishbowlLA]

TV Folks Catch and Pitch - Posted July 23, 2007
Sean Perry, head of Alternative Television at Endeavor is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at the National Association of Television Program Executives annual TV Produers' Boot Camp on Thursday in West Hollywood. Among the other promised highlights are the derision-inspiringly nam... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted July 23, 2007
Something's Gotta Give: Former actress, Sen. Sheila Kuehl, wants to protect the "postmortem right of publicity" for dead celebrities, like ... [FishbowlLA]

Nerd News Roundup: Everything The People Who Will One Day Own You Are Talking About Today - Posted July 11, 2007
YouTube=Q-tips: Nerd Cory Treffiletti believes YouTube is going to obliterate traditional broadcasters in half a decade or less. And he's got a YouTube player on his iPhone to prove it. iPhone=Old School: Geek Peter S. Magnusson... [FishbowlLA]

60Frames Entertainment Launches -- With A Little Love From the Coen Bros. - Posted July 11, 2007
UTA and advertising agency Spot Runner have teamed up to launch 60Frames Entertainment, a company that will finance and syndicate professionally-produced online content. UTA's Brent Weinstein will helm. Take that, YouTube. More: LOS ANGELES (July 11, 2007) -- 60Frames Enterta... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted June 29, 2007
The Stars -- A Line: Cher, Madonna, even Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak will have to stand in line today (or hire someone to do it for them) to buy an iPhone. ... [FishbowlLA]

YouTube Shows First Feature, Four-Eyed Monsters - Posted June 11, 2007
Four-Eyed Monsters is the first feature posted on YouTube. The film, directed by Arin Crumley and Susan Buice, who maxed out their credit cards to make ... [FishbowlLA]

Pentagon Limits Soldiers' Access to MySpace, YouTube. Not Soon Enough For Dr. Laura - Posted May 23, 2007
According to the Santa Barbara Independent, Dr. Laura is taking some time off from her column in the Santa Barbara News-Press following a story about her soldier son Deryk Schlessinger's disturbing MySpace... [FishbowlLA]

Is CBS A Cuckold? More Comcast Online Video News - Posted April 16, 2007
Looks like CBS isn't the only network partnering with Comcast in an online video venture. N... [FishbowlLA]

OKGo Crowned Most Creative By YouTube - Posted March 27, 2007
Since the average American spent four months of his life on YouTube last year, chances are you've already seen most of the site's top videos of 2006. Nevertheless, the winners of YouTube's first annual Video A... [UnBeige]

OKGo Crowned Most Creative By YouTube - Posted March 27, 2007
Since the average American spent four months of his life on YouTube last year, chances are you've already seen most of the site's top videos of 2006. Nevertheless, the winners of YouTube's first annual Video A... [AgencySpy]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted March 22, 2007
Locke On Lost: Deep in this piece, it's noted that Lost has lost 2 million viewers. The dip is mostly attributed to the new 10 p.m. time slot, but did the writers blow up their following when they blew up the hatch? ... [FishbowlLA]

In The Trades: So Old It's New! - Posted March 14, 2007
Viacom is suing YouTube for unauthorized use of some 160,000 video clips from MTV, Comedy Central and VH1. Viacom thinks that $1 billion is fair recompense for the 1.5 billion times the clips were viewed. Viacom's argument includ... [FishbowlLA]

Sundown on Sunset - Posted March 2, 2007
Post-Oscar let down--it's like Lent, only with more fasting. The BBC will embrace YouTube. Top Gear addicts will be so pleased. Belinda Carlisle lives in France and sings in F... [FishbowlLA]

In The Trades: Watching Over and Over Again - Posted February 28, 2007
YouTube removed those priceless moments of the Oscar show, at the request of the Academy, even though Ellen's opening monologue and Will Farrell's musical interlude were some of the most-viewed clips. Oscar.com had brief snippets of the musical numbers and t... [FishbowlLA]

YouTube Nabs Chilling Effects Prof.: Coincidence or Deep Chill? - Posted February 5, 2007
In the rush to nab video pirates, YouTube purged user-content that had nothing to do with Viacom, except sharing some key words. Harvard's Jim Moore complained this weekend that Viacom removed a ... [FishbowlLA]

FBLA Writes A Job Posting For Viacom, Hopes They Don't Make Us Take it Down - Posted February 5, 2007
Viacom doesn't know it, but it needs fact-checkers. So allow us to list a job posting on... [FishbowlLA]

Wired Goes Negative - Posted January 17, 2007
Wired magazine is perhaps the most positive, life-affirming publication on the planet. If someone threw a rock at their window, someone there would write a cover story about how shards of glass will save humanity. So it's a bit amazing to hear Wired editor Chris Anderson ... [FishbowlLA]

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