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Facebook: 95% of Notification Emails Encrypted Thanks to Providers' STARTTLS Deployment - Posted 3 days, 2 hours ago
Facebook offered an update on the state of the deployme... [Lost Remote]

Facebook: 95% of Notification Emails Encrypted Thanks to Providers' STARTTLS Deployment - Posted 3 days, 2 hours ago
Facebook offered an update on the state of the deployme... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: AP Journalist Killed in Gaza | Williams 20/20 Special Draws 7.2 Million - Posted August 14, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: AP Journalist Killed in Gaza | Williams 20/20 Special Draws 7.2 Million - Posted August 14, 2014
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Yahoo Names EICs for Health and DIY Sites - Posted August 13, 2014
Yahoo has hired Michele Promaulayko and Katie Brown as editors of Yahoo Health and Yahoo DIY, respectively. Promaulayko comes to Yahoo fr... [Fishbowl NY]

Yahoo Names EICs for Health and DIY Sites - Posted August 13, 2014
Yahoo has hired Michele Promaulayko and Katie Brown as editors of Yahoo Health and Yahoo DIY, respectively. Promaulayko comes to Yahoo fr... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Tribune Rebrands | Gannett to Split, Buy Cars.com - Posted August 5, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Tribune Rebrands | Gannett to Split, Buy Cars.com - Posted August 5, 2014
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Ross Levinsohn Segues to Scout Media - Posted August 1, 2014
Per Keith J. Kelly, there has been no shortage of high-level activity at Scout Media. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Ross Levinsohn Segues to Scout Media - Posted August 1, 2014
Per Keith J. Kelly, there has been no shortage of high-level activity at Scout Media. ... [FishbowlNY]

Yahoo's Downward Ad Spiral Continues (with Visuals) - Posted July 23, 2014
Change is mostly a good thing--unless you ask Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer. Last Tuesday, when Yahoo announced its second-quarter earnings... [AgencySpy]

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook Continues Social-Login Dominance in 2Q - Posted July 22, 2014
Facebook continued to dominate social logins in the second quarter of 2014, accounting for 55 percent of overall social logins and 64 percent of social logins from mobile devices, according to the latest figures from ... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Time Warner Plays Defense | Netflix Hits 50 Million Subscribers - Posted July 22, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Time Warner Plays Defense | Netflix Hits 50 Million Subscribers - Posted July 22, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Save Feature | Hillary Clinton Facebook, Twitter Q&A - Posted July 22, 2014
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Yahoo is Buying Mobile App Analytics Platform Flurry - Posted July 21, 2014
Yahoo is buying the mobile app analytics firm Flurry. "[The acquisition] reinforces [Yahoo's] commitment to building and supporting useful, inspiring and beautiful mobile applications and monetization solutions," Scott Burke, SVP of advertising technology, ... [SocialTimes.com]

Yahoo is Buying Mobile App Analytics Platform Flurry - Posted July 21, 2014
Yahoo is buying the mobile app analytics firm Flurry. "[The acquisition] reinforces [Yahoo's] commitment to building and supporting useful, inspiring and beautiful mobile applications and monetization solutions," Scott Burke, SVP of advertising technology, ... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Vargas Detained, Released | Abramson Books Two Interviews - Posted July 16, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Vargas Detained, Released | Abramson Books Two Interviews - Posted July 16, 2014
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Kara Swisher's Stated Goal: One 'Really Good' Scoop Per Week - Posted July 15, 2014
About a third of the way through Benjamin Wallace's crackling New York magazine profile of 51-year-old tech journalist extraordinaire Kara Swisher, there are two reminders of how effectively she ... [Fishbowl NY]

Kara Swisher's Stated Goal: One 'Really Good' Scoop Per Week - Posted July 15, 2014
About a third of the way through Benjamin Wallace's crackling New York magazine profile of 51-year-old tech journalist extraordinaire Kara Swisher, there are two reminders of how effectively she ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: SI Scores LeBron James Scoop | The View Considers Cupp - Posted July 14, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: SI Scores LeBron James Scoop | The View Considers Cupp - Posted July 14, 2014
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Yahoo Takes Gamble With Community - Posted July 8, 2014
The future of (formerly) NBC's Community has been uncertain since the network announced in May that it was canceling the series. Hulu was the next logical partner since it has online streaming rights for the show, but ... [SocialTimes.com]

REPORT: 2Q Rebound For Facebook In Social Logins - Posted July 3, 2014
Facebook reversed a trend of six consecutive quarters of declining market share in social logins, posting a 1.5 percent gain in the second quarter of 2014, according to customer-profile-management technology provider ... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Yahoo! Revives Community | AP to Automate Earnings Stories - Posted July 1, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Yahoo! Revives Community | AP to Automate Earnings Stories - Posted July 1, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Moods Study | Twitter Buys Tap Commerce - Posted July 1, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: USA-Portugal Hits Highs | Isikoff Joins Yahoo! News - Posted June 24, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: USA-Portugal Hits Highs | Isikoff Joins Yahoo! News - Posted June 24, 2014
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Michael Isikoff Joins Yahoo as Chief Investigative Correspondent - Posted June 23, 2014
Yahoo has hired Michael Isikoff -- one of the nation's most widely-respected journalists -- as its new chief investigative correspondent. The New York Times ... [Fishbowl NY]

Michael Isikoff Joins Yahoo as Chief Investigative Correspondent - Posted June 23, 2014
Yahoo has hired Michael Isikoff -- one of the nation's most widely-respected journalists -- as its new chief investigative correspondent. The New York Times ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Al Jazeera Journos Sentenced | Post-Dispatch Defends Decision - Posted June 23, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Al Jazeera Journos Sentenced | Post-Dispatch Defends Decision - Posted June 23, 2014
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Apps Poised to Overtake Search for Mobile Ads - Posted June 18, 2014
eMarketer is predicting that Google's mobile search advertising shares will drop from 68.5 percent in 2013 to 65.7 percent (following a drop from 82.8 percent in 2012). As more specialized and alternative sources of information present themselves to m... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Releases Slingshot | Snapchat Adds Our Story - Posted June 18, 2014
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Yahoo Rolls Out Tumblr Native Ads - Posted June 17, 2014
Yahoo will begin rolling out Tumblr native ads across its platform, including Yahoo News and Yahoo Tech. Among the first brands to sign up for Tumblr sponsored posts are Lipton, Tide, The Hunger Games and Lexus, according to Ad Age. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Yahoo Rolls Out Tumblr Native Ads - Posted June 17, 2014
Yahoo will begin rolling out Tumblr native ads across its platform, including Yahoo News and Yahoo Tech. Among the first brands to sign up for Tumblr sponsored posts are Lipton, Tide, The Hunger Games and Lexus, according to Ad Age. ... [AllFacebook]

Ad Age Reporter Cotton Delo Joins DKC PR - Posted June 12, 2014
In another example of the not-quite-new firms hiring journalists trend, Ad Age San Francisco bureau chief Cotton Delo has joined ... [PRNewser]

No Logging Into Flickr Via Facebook After June 30 - Posted June 6, 2014
Yahoo is continuing its ... [AllFacebook]

WhatsApp Co-Founder Brian Acton: We'll Bring Facebook 'Another Billion Users' - Posted June 5, 2014
As soon as the ink dried on Facebook's acquisition of messaging application WhatsApp, industry leaders questioned whether the social network overpaid with its $19 billion buy. So why did Fac... [AllFacebook]

Yahoo Beauty Names Managing Editor - Posted June 4, 2014
Yahoo Beauty already has Bobbi Brown as editor-in-chief and Joe Zee ... [Fishbowl NY]

Yahoo Beauty Names Managing Editor - Posted June 4, 2014
Yahoo Beauty already has Bobbi Brown as editor-in-chief and Joe Zee ... [FishbowlNY]

Yahoo-ABC News Network Maintains Position as Leading Online News Source - Posted May 29, 2014
For over two years, the Yahoo-ABC News Network has quietly maintained its position as the go-to online news source. Yahoo-ABC News has stayed ahead of its broadcast and cable competition... [Lost Remote]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Angelou Dies at 86 | Williams Interviews Snowden | Amazon Talks Hatchette Dispute - Posted May 29, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Angelou Dies at 86 | Williams Interviews Snowden | Amazon Talks Hatchette Dispute - Posted May 29, 2014
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Mike Deerkoski Joins SocialCode As CTO, SVP - Posted May 28, 2014
Social marketing solutions provider SocialCode has a new chief technology ... [AllFacebook]

Tapping Into 'Actionable Moments' on the Mobile Web - Posted May 20, 2014
According to Forrester's 2013 Mobile Trend report, identifying and serving customers during their "mobile moments" will be the key to success in 2014. And marketers have been ... [SocialTimes.com]

EFF Report: Facebook Has Your Back - Posted May 20, 2014
The Electronic Frontier Foundation released its 2014 ... [AllFacebook]

App Links: Facebook's Proposal For Routing Traffic Between Apps Explained - Posted May 16, 2014
Two weeks ago, Facebook announced App Links, a propos... [AllFacebook]

Yahoo! NewFront: The average Tumblr sponsored post is reblogged 10,000 times - Posted April 28, 2014
Yahoo!'s NewFront took place tonight at NYC's beautiful Lincoln Center. The presentation was led by CEO Marissa Mayer and CMO Kathy Savitt who reiterated their investment in a social and mobile internet filled with original and live video. Not surprisingly, Tumblr was at the center of the conversa... [Lost Remote]

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

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook Soars, Google Plus Steady, Yahoo Slumps In 1Q 2014 Social Logins - Posted April 22, 2014
When it came to ... [AllFacebook]

Is Tumblr Passing Twitter As the Hub for Social TV? - Posted April 22, 2014
Lost Remote has known for awhile how important TV has been to Tum... [Lost Remote]

Former Yahoo COO Banks $58 Million Severance Package - Posted April 17, 2014
If you've ever been laid off from a job, you're familiar with getting a nice little severance package of several weeks and eligibility for COBRA benefits and unemployment. Unless you're the former chief operating officer of Yahoo, Henrique de Castro... [MediaJobsDaily]

Morning Media Newsfeed: NBC Goes Digital | ABC Leads News Demo | Colbert to Visit Late Show - Posted April 16, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: NBC Goes Digital | ABC Leads News Demo | Colbert to Visit Late Show - Posted April 16, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Pulitzers Announced | Google Buys Drone Maker | Relativity Eyes Maker Studios - Posted April 15, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Pulitzers Announced | Google Buys Drone Maker | Relativity Eyes Maker Studios - Posted April 15, 2014
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Joe Zee Officially Joins Yahoo - Posted April 14, 2014
Joe Zee is officially a member of team Yahoo. The company just announced that Zee is joining as editor-in-chief and executive creative officer of Yahoo Fashion. Zee will also serve as editor-at-large of Yahoo Beauty, which is be... [Fishbowl NY]

Joe Zee Officially Joins Yahoo - Posted April 14, 2014
Joe Zee is officially a member of team Yahoo. The company just announced that Zee is joining as editor-in-chief and executive creative officer of Yahoo Fashion. Zee will also serve as editor-at-large of Yahoo Beauty, which is be... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: NYT Sued | Layoffs at AJAM | Turner's Koonin Exits for NBA - Posted April 14, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: NYT Sued | Layoffs at AJAM | Turner's Koonin Exits for NBA - Posted April 14, 2014
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Joe Zee to Leave Elle for Yahoo - Posted April 11, 2014
Joe Zee is leaving his post at Elle for Yahoo. WWD reports that "mu... [Fishbowl NY]

Joe Zee to Leave Elle for Yahoo - Posted April 11, 2014
Joe Zee is leaving his post at Elle for Yahoo. WWD reports that "mu... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Comcast, TWC Face Senate | Pauley to CBS | CNN's Digital Video Push - Posted April 10, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Comcast, TWC Face Senate | Pauley to CBS | CNN's Digital Video Push - Posted April 10, 2014
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Tim Golden Leaves NY Times, Bobbi Brown Joins Yahoo - Posted April 9, 2014
A couple moves to note today, regarding The Marshall Project and Yahoo. Details are below. Tim Golden is leaving The New York Times to join The Marshall Project. He will serve as the forthcoming site's managing editor for investigations and news. Golden had been with the Times since 1990. Bobbi Brown... [Fishbowl NY]

Tim Golden Leaves NY Times, Bobbi Brown Joins Yahoo - Posted April 9, 2014
A couple moves to note today, regarding The Marshall Project and Yahoo. Details are below. Tim Golden is leaving The New York Times to join The Marshall Project. He will serve as the forthcoming site's managing editor for investigations and news. Golden had been with the Times since 1990. Bobbi Brown... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: AP Journalists Shot | Schultz's Legal Woes | Blade Sues U.S. Gov't - Posted April 7, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: AP Journalists Shot | Schultz's Legal Woes | Blade Sues U.S. Gov't - Posted April 7, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Fox's 49th Quarter Win | 60 Minutes Owns Up | RIP, @ColbertReport - Posted April 2, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Fox's 49th Quarter Win | 60 Minutes Owns Up | RIP, @ColbertReport - Posted April 2, 2014
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Yahoo to Shutter Women's Site Shine - Posted April 1, 2014
Shine, the women-centric site from Yahoo, is on its last legs. According to Recode, the site is about to be shut down. Jennifer Romolini, editor of Yahoo Lifestyles -- which included Shine -- has already moved on. Appare... [Fishbowl NY]

Yahoo to Shutter Women's Site Shine - Posted April 1, 2014
Shine, the women-centric site from Yahoo, is on its last legs. According to Recode, the site is about to be shut down. Jennifer Romolini, editor of Yahoo Lifestyles -- which included Shine -- has already moved on. Appare... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: AJ Journos Denied Bail | CNN Hits Digital High | FCC Limits JSAs - Posted April 1, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: AJ Journos Denied Bail | CNN Hits Digital High | FCC Limits JSAs - Posted April 1, 2014
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Could Yahoo Succeed in Luring YouTube Content Creators? - Posted March 31, 2014
It's rumored that Yahoo has been approaching YouTube stars with content deals. The story goes that Yahoo wants to boost its video streaming service -- Yahoo Screen -- with cherry-picked, high-quality content from popular YouTube stars. So how likely is it that YouTubers would want to switch to Yahoo's service? Yahoo vide... [SocialTimes.com]

Mark Zuckerberg Not Pacified By White House Meeting On Government Surveillance - Posted March 24, 2014
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and five other technology executives me... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Programming Language | Turkey Bans Twitter - Posted March 21, 2014
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Dr. Ruth Has a Question for Michael Bloomberg - Posted March 13, 2014
Katie Couric, via a new Tumblr blog, has been keeping readers posted about tomorrow's big Yahoo debut. The global anchor solicited questions from readers for her conversation with Michael Bloomberg and today shared this... [Fishbowl NY]

Dr. Ruth Has a Question for Michael Bloomberg - Posted March 13, 2014
Katie Couric, via a new Tumblr blog, has been keeping readers posted about tomorrow's big Yahoo debut. The global anchor solicited questions from readers for her conversation with Michael Bloomberg and today shared this... [FishbowlNY]

Are We Certain Facebook Is Doomed, Vivek Wadhwa? - Posted March 7, 2014
Vivek Wadhwa, a research professor at ... [Lost Remote]

Are We Certain Facebook Is Doomed, Vivek Wadhwa? - Posted March 7, 2014
Vivek Wadhwa, a research professor at ... [AllFacebook]

Yahoo Wants to Be a Serious Player In Social Logins - Posted March 6, 2014
Social logins have become increasingly important as a way for consumers to easily identify themselves on the Web. While Facebook has long been the dominant player, Google has seen some significant gains recently. According to data from Gigya, a provider of social identity management solut... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Limits Gun Promotions | Flipboard Buys Zite - Posted March 6, 2014
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Yahoo To Facebook, Google Users: Login With Yahoo - Posted March 5, 2014
Facebook and Google users will soon no longer be able to use credenti... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Webcam Snooping | Tumblr Hires Media Director - Posted February 28, 2014
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Ryan Seacrest Productions' Sibyl Goldman Joins Facebook, Takes Aim At TV Ties - Posted February 24, 2014
Facebook is looking to extend its reach into Hollywood's television... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Mobile Measurement Partner Kochava Releases Version 2.0 Of Its Platform - Posted February 18, 2014
One of Facebook's mobile measure... [AllFacebook]

Social TV consolidation continues: GetGlue rebrands as tvtag, Yahoo! shuts down IntoNow, Viggle buys Dijit Media - Posted January 29, 2014
The past week has seen a tremendous amount of consolidation from some of the major platforms that have defined a now tiny world of "companion apps" to the TV viewing experience. Here are the details about GetGlue pivoting to tvtag, Yahoo! sh... [Lost Remote]

INFOGRAPHIC: Social Login Competition Creeping Up On Login With Facebook - Posted January 29, 2014
Much like the ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook Will Beat Twitter For Super Bowl Ad Conversation - Posted January 27, 2014
Let's be honest: You watch the ... [AllFacebook]

Yahoo Still Gets Way More Traffic Than Any Other Comparable Site - Posted January 21, 2014
Go ahead and make fun of Yahoo for its many desperate attempts to stay relevant: Ask why Tumblr's traffic isn't growing ... [PRNewser]

Garance Franke-Ruta Joins Yahoo News - Posted January 21, 2014
Yahoo! has hired Garance Franke-Ruta as Washington editor for Yahoo News. Franke-Ruta comes to Yahoo News from The Atlantic, where she served as a senior editor with a focus on national politics. "Garance has the creativity, passion and experie... [Fishbowl NY]

Garance Franke-Ruta Joins Yahoo News - Posted January 21, 2014
Yahoo! has hired Garance Franke-Ruta as Washington editor for Yahoo News. Franke-Ruta comes to Yahoo News from The Atlantic, where she served as a senior editor with a focus on national politics. "Garance has the creativity, passion and experie... [FishbowlNY]

Social Media Newsfeed: Martin Luther King Day Social Media Fails | Twitter Demographics - Posted January 21, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: AOL Sells Patch | Yahoo! COO Out | News Corp. Ices Pensions - Posted January 16, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: AOL Sells Patch | Yahoo! COO Out | News Corp. Ices Pensions - Posted January 16, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Cancer Column Backlash | Weather Channel Yanked | Couric Debuts on Yahoo! - Posted January 14, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Cancer Column Backlash | Weather Channel Yanked | Couric Debuts on Yahoo! - Posted January 14, 2014
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Yahoo Unveils New 'Digest' App and Digital Tech Magazine - Posted January 10, 2014
In an attempt to reclaim its reputation as a Silicon Valley success story, Yahoo has announced several new products and offerings for 2014, including an app and two subject-specific digital magazines. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer a... [10,000 Words]

Yahoo Malware Turned European Computers into Bitcoin Slaves - Posted January 9, 2014
(The Guardian) As many as 2 million European users of Yahoo may have received PC malware from virus-laden ads served by its homepage over a four-day period last week. Some of the malware would turn PCs into Bitcoin miners -- a huge drain on its computing resources ... [Bitcoins Insider]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Acquisition | Twitter Stock Slide - Posted January 9, 2014
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Bloggers Unimpressed by Yahoo's New Tech Site for 'Normals,' AKA Idiots - Posted January 8, 2014
haha @pogue is openly pitching a tech site for idiots pic.twitter.com/0TLrXimdLA -- John Herrman (@jwherrman) January 7, 2014 Oh look, it's former NYT techie and current Yahoo ... [PRNewser]

Daniel Klaidman Named Deputy Editor of Yahoo News - Posted January 6, 2014
Daniel Klaidman is joining Yahoo News as deputy editor. Klaidman comes to the site from The Daily Beast, where he served as national political correspondent. "Dan is an exceptional choice for deputy editor of Yahoo News," said ... [Fishbowl NY]

Daniel Klaidman Named Deputy Editor of Yahoo News - Posted January 6, 2014
Daniel Klaidman is joining Yahoo News as deputy editor. Klaidman comes to the site from The Daily Beast, where he served as national political correspondent. "Dan is an exceptional choice for deputy editor of Yahoo News," said ... [FishbowlNY]

ESPN's dedication to TV anywhere and the second screen continues to pay dividends - Posted December 30, 2013
When we reported on ESPN's multi-platform growth in September, the company had just seen its largest monthly unique reach ever: 72.7 million unique visitors across desktop, mobile and tablets, according to comScore Multi-Platform data. While the number dropped in ... [Lost Remote]

Michelle Shocked Quits Twitter After Nine-Month War with Music Journalist - Posted December 21, 2013
In the shadow of this week's Phil Robertson GQ controversy, another scandal involving a celebrity and homophobic comments has come to a very sudden and suitably bizarre end. This one involves veteran freelance journalist Chris Willman, singer Michelle Shocked and ... [GalleyCat]

Michelle Shocked Quits Twitter After Nine-Month War with Music Journalist - Posted December 21, 2013
In the shadow of this week's Phil Robertson GQ controversy, another scandal involving a celebrity and homophobic comments has come to a very sudden and suitably bizarre end. This one involves veteran freelance journalist Chris Willman, singer Michelle Shocked and ... [Fishbowl NY]

Michelle Shocked Quits Twitter After Nine-Month War with Music Journalist - Posted December 21, 2013
In the shadow of this week's Phil Robertson GQ controversy, another scandal involving a celebrity and homophobic comments has come to a very sudden and suitably bizarre end. This one involves veteran freelance journalist Chris Willman, singer Michelle Shocked and ... [FishbowlNY]

How Much Mobile Ad Spending Did Facebook Account For In 2013? - Posted December 19, 2013
U.S. mobile ad spending is projected to reach nearly $9.6 billion in 2013, accounting for 22.5 percent of digital ad investments, up from 11.9 percent in 2012 and less than 3 percent in 2010, and Facebook was one of ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Page Insights | Twitter TV Series - Posted December 19, 2013
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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]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Donate Button | Obama Meeting with Social Media Leaders - Posted December 17, 2013
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Yahoo Guilty of an 'Astonishing Display of PR Incompetence' - Posted December 12, 2013
Ouch, headline. The question follows: what, exactly, did Yahoo do that so thoroughly irritated Kara Swisher of ... [PRNewser]

Yahoo! Mail Fail: Redesign and Outages Have Consumers Running in Droves - Posted December 12, 2013
When I logged-in to Yahoo Mail one morning in October and realized that everything had changed, I told myself that there had to be a good reason, though I couldn't think of one. I'd been a Yahoo customer for longer than I care to admit and found the email service easy to... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Tech Companies Want Surveillance Reform | Twitter Shares - Posted December 10, 2013
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What Facebook, Seven Other Tech Giants Wrote To The U.S. Government On Surveillance Reform - Posted December 9, 2013
Facebook teamed up with ... [AllFacebook]

Is Journalism's Loss, PR's Gain? - Posted December 6, 2013
It's no secret that journalism jobs have been in decline for several years now, due to the combined effects of shrinking ad budgets, fading print publications and the advent of digital news. A recent Yahoo! Education story went one step further by n... [TVSpy]

Social Media Newsfeed: Social Media Data Breach | Twitter Retargeted Ads - Posted December 5, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Couric Joining Yahoo! | iVillage Shuts Down | Inquirer Editor Back - Posted November 25, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Couric Joining Yahoo! | iVillage Shuts Down | Inquirer Editor Back - Posted November 25, 2013
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Social Media Newsfeed: Yahoo Growth | 'Selfie' Recognition - Posted November 20, 2013
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Matt Bai Leaves NY Times for Yahoo News - Posted November 12, 2013
Another one bites the dust. Sort of. We just told you about Brian Stelter leaving The New York Times, and now ... [Fishbowl NY]

Matt Bai Leaves NY Times for Yahoo News - Posted November 12, 2013
Another one bites the dust. Sort of. We just told you about Brian Stelter leaving The New York Times, and now ... [FishbowlNY]

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 Newsfeed: Facebook Earnings Call | Lawsuit Against Twitter - Posted October 31, 2013
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Google This: Yahoo Is Number One Among Search Engines - Posted October 29, 2013
Check your monitor. Reboot the computer. Pick it up and shake it like an Etch-a-Sketch. You read that headline correctly. According to comScore Media Metrix, online shopping -- from ba... [PRNewser]

An inside look at ESPN's growth across multiple platforms - Posted October 28, 2013
Despite increased TV competition, ESPN continues to show massive growth across multiple platforms. In September it saw its largest monthly unique reach ever: 72.7 million unique visitors across desktop, ... [Lost Remote]

An inside look at ESPN's growth across multiple platforms - Posted October 28, 2013
Despite increased TV competition, ESPN continues to show massive growth across multiple platforms. In September it saw its largest monthly unique reach ever: 72.7 million unique visitors across desktop, ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Facebook Director Of Public Policy Louisa Terrell Named Chief Of Staff For Sen.-Elect Cory Booker - Posted October 22, 2013
Newark Mayor and New Jersey Sen.-Elect Cory Booker (D) an... [AllFacebook]

David Pogue Leaves NY Times for Yahoo! - Posted October 21, 2013
David Pogue, the veteran tech columnist for The New York Times, is leaving the paper for Yahoo. In a post on his Tumblr, Pogue explained that ... [Fishbowl NY]

David Pogue Leaves NY Times for Yahoo! - Posted October 21, 2013
David Pogue, the veteran tech columnist for The New York Times, is leaving the paper for Yahoo. In a post on his Tumblr, Pogue explained that ... [FishbowlNY]

REPORT: Facebook No. 9 In Annual Average Software Engineer Base Salary - Posted October 18, 2013
Facebook came in at No. 9 on the 201... [AllFacebook]

Facebook To Host Out For Undergrad Technology Conference This Weekend - Posted October 17, 2013
Facebook will host the Out for Undergrad Technology Conference at its campus in ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: NSA Contact Lists | Twitter IPO Update - Posted October 16, 2013
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Social Media Newsfeed: Google Ads | Costolo Briefly Fired from Twitter - Posted October 14, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. Google Changes Terms to Ad... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook and Google Seem Serious About 'Cheap Internet for All' CSR Projects - Posted October 11, 2013
When Mark Zuckerberg first announced his plans to create a free wi-fi program for the third world, quite a few responded skeptically. Was this simply a stunt designed to ... [PRNewser]

'Fortune' Cover Story: Sheryl Sandberg - Posted October 10, 2013
The cover of the Oct. 28 issue of Fortune features a look at "The Real Story" behind Facebook Chief Operating Officer ... [AllFacebook]

Final Round For Facebook As Yahoo Social Bar Shutters - Posted October 4, 2013
It's last call for Yahoo Social Bar, as ... [AllFacebook]

DOJ Rejects Request For More Transparency By Facebook, Others - Posted October 3, 2013
The Department of Justice rejected motions made by Faceb... [AllFacebook]

U.S. Rejects Tech Firms' Request to Release Surveillance Data - Posted October 3, 2013
Silicon Valley asked for more transparency and the government has responded...With a resounding "no." The U.S. Department of Justice, in a filing with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Court this week, said it would not allow companies to ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook, Cisco Partner on Free Wi-Fi | Google Analytics Academy - Posted October 3, 2013
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STUDY: Facebook Still Tops In Social Login, But Market Share Slipping As Google Plus Sign-In Gains - Posted October 2, 2013
Facebook is still dominant when it comes to social login, but its share of the sector slipped slightly in the third quarter, as Google Plus Sign-In began to chip away at its lead, according to a ... [AllFacebook]

Mark Zuckerberg Discusses Going Public, NSA Controversy, Home, 'Moving Fast' At TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2013 - Posted September 12, 2013
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg discussed a variety of topics w... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Zuck on 'Moving Fast' | Yahoo Growing - Posted September 12, 2013
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Yahoo! and Facebook CEOs Break Silence Over NSA Leaks - Posted September 12, 2013
First, Yahoo! and Facebook went to court in a bid to share more details with customers about the PRISM program. Now their top executives are speaking out about the surveillance... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook CMO David Fischer Is Thinking Global - Posted September 10, 2013
Facebook Chief Marketing Officer David Fischer is thinking glo... [AllFacebook]

Google, Facebook, Yahoo! Take Transparency Fight to Federal Court - Posted September 9, 2013
Google, Facebook, Yahoo! are fighting back against the U.S government with separate motions filed [caption id="attachment_123105" align="alignright" width="304"] 1000 Words / Shutterstock.com[/caption] with the ... [AllFacebook]

Megan Liberman Named Editor-in-Chief of Yahoo! News - Posted September 9, 2013
Yahoo! News has named Megan Liberman its editor-in-chief. Liberman was most recently deputy news editor of The New York Times. Liberman will be tasked with expanding Yahoo! News' team and creating new features for ... [Fishbowl NY]

Megan Liberman Named Editor-in-Chief of Yahoo! News - Posted September 9, 2013
Yahoo! News has named Megan Liberman its editor-in-chief. Liberman was most recently deputy news editor of The New York Times. Liberman will be tasked with expanding Yahoo! News' team and creating new features for ... [FishbowlNY]

PANEL: The Semantic Web Has Killed SEO. Long Live SEO. - Posted September 6, 2013
On October 3 at the New York Semantic Technology & Business Conference (#SemTechBiz), a pa... [semanticweb.com]

PANEL: The Semantic Web Has Killed SEO. Long Live SEO. - Posted September 6, 2013
On October 3 at the New York Semantic Technology & Business Conference (#SemTechBiz), a pa... [AllTwitter]

Yahoo! Goes Sans-Serif, Earns Media Coverage with Classic Marketing Tricks - Posted September 5, 2013
Well, then: Yahoo! (don't forget the exclamation mark) sure got the media excited to report on...nothing this morning. OK, maybe not nothing, but certainly nothing newsworthy. In the latest stage of its Marissa Mayer-era rebranding adventure, yo... [PRNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Yahoo! Unveils New Logo | Bezos Schmoozes | Manjoo Joins WSJ - Posted September 5, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Yahoo! Unveils New Logo | Bezos Schmoozes | Manjoo Joins WSJ - Posted September 5, 2013
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Microsoft, Nokia, and What this Means for Yahoo! - Posted September 4, 2013
David Amerland, author of Google Semantic Search... [semanticweb.com]

Microsoft, Nokia, and What this Means for Yahoo! - Posted September 4, 2013
David Amerland, author of Google Semantic Search... [AllTwitter]

Get Ready to Hate Yahoo!'s New Logo - Posted September 4, 2013
  At midnight tonight, Yahoo! is going to unveil its new logo. To build some hype for this momentous occasion, the site showcased one new version of the logo for the past 29 days. By our calculations, 29 out of the 29 altered Yahoo! logos are awful. Luckily ... [Fishbowl NY]

Get Ready to Hate Yahoo!'s New Logo - Posted September 4, 2013
  At midnight tonight, Yahoo! is going to unveil its new logo. To build some hype for this momentous occasion, the site showcased one new version of the logo for the past 29 days. By our calculations, 29 out of the 29 altered Yahoo! logos are awful. Luckily ... [FishbowlNY]

Ned Brody Joins Yahoo! - Posted September 3, 2013
Ned Brody has been named senior vice president of the Americas. Brody most recently served as CEO of AOL Networks. He also served as AOL's chief revenue officer. As senior VP of the Americas, Brody will oversee Yah... [Fishbowl NY]

Ned Brody Joins Yahoo! - Posted September 3, 2013
Ned Brody has been named senior vice president of the Americas. Brody most recently served as CEO of AOL Networks. He also served as AOL's chief revenue officer. As senior VP of the Americas, Brody will oversee Yah... [FishbowlNY]

Facebook, Other Tech Brands Respond to Latest NSA Surveillance Revelations - Posted August 26, 2013
The newest bombshell headlines from The Guardian's slow-drip reporting on our own National Security Agency's data collection/surveillance practices have created some unwanted headaches for the biggest names in tech. ... [PRNewser]

Not So Fast: Yahoo May NOT Have Surpassed Google in July - Posted August 26, 2013
Ad Age's Tim Peterson dug a little deeper in the wake of all that yodeling about Yahoo having surpassed Google for the first time in two years in monthly U.S. unique visitor traffic. The reporter explains that only Yahoo has c... [Fishbowl NY]

Not So Fast: Yahoo May NOT Have Surpassed Google in July - Posted August 26, 2013
Ad Age's Tim Peterson dug a little deeper in the wake of all that yodeling about Yahoo having surpassed Google for the first time in two years in monthly U.S. unique visitor traffic. The reporter explains that only Yahoo has c... [FishbowlNY]

Tech Companies Paid Millions by U.S. to Cover Surveillance Costs - Posted August 24, 2013
New documents from Edward Snowden's cache reveals that the U.S. government paid tech companies, such as Google, Yahoo!, Facebook and Microsoft, millions of doll... [AllFacebook]

Tech Companies Paid Millions by U.S. to Cover Surveillance Costs - Posted August 24, 2013
New documents from Edward Snowden's cache reveals that the U.S. government paid tech companies, such as Google, Yahoo!, Facebook and Microsoft, millions of doll... [Lost Remote]

Yahoo! Most Visited Website for First Time in Two Years - Posted August 22, 2013
Laugh all you want at Marissa Mayer and her upsidedown lounge chair moves. Judge people who still have Yahoo! email addr... [Fishbowl NY]

Yahoo! Most Visited Website for First Time in Two Years - Posted August 22, 2013
Laugh all you want at Marissa Mayer and her upsidedown lounge chair moves. Judge people who still have Yahoo! email addr... [FishbowlNY]

Local TV facing increasing competition in weather and traffic - Posted August 20, 2013
The most popular mapping and navigational tool on the planet, Google Maps, is expanding its traffic coverage. This week the app added traffic accidents and other incidents cou... [Bitcoins Insider]

Local TV facing increasing competition in weather and traffic - Posted August 20, 2013
The most popular mapping and navigational tool on the planet, Google Maps, is expanding its traffic coverage. This week the app added traffic accidents and other incidents cou... [Lost Remote]

Vogue Profiles Marissa Mayer - Posted August 16, 2013
We love the faux-gravity-defying photo by Mikael Jansson of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer that crowns the Web version of Jacob Weisberg's profile pi... [GalleyCat]

Vogue Profiles Marissa Mayer - Posted August 16, 2013
We love the faux-gravity-defying photo by Mikael Jansson of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer that crowns the Web version of Jacob Weisberg's profile pi... [Fishbowl NY]

Vogue Profiles Marissa Mayer - Posted August 16, 2013
We love the faux-gravity-defying photo by Mikael Jansson of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer that crowns the Web version of Jacob Weisberg's profile pi... [FishbowlNY]

Teens Haven't Really Abandoned Facebook - Posted August 14, 2013
Yes, your 13-year-old cousin is totally over Facebook. Yes, she wrote about that fact on Mashable. But that doesn't mean that you should sell all the stock you bought last year. More importantly,... [PRNewser]

Microsoft, Google, Yahoo! Talk Privacy with President Obama - Posted August 12, 2013
President Obama held a clandestine tech summit at the White House Thursday night as the industry sits at the center of the privacy debate following the Prism r... [SocialTimes.com]

Former Facebook VP/Sales, Western Region Paul Ollinger Named President Of Shift - Posted August 8, 2013
Former Facebook Vice President of Sales, Western region Paul Ollinger joined ... [AllFacebook]

Will the Public Believe Yahoo's New Logo Equates a Rebrand? - Posted August 7, 2013
Yahoo hired CEO Marissa Meyer to lead the company into a brave new world of changing technologies and evolving consumer habits--all during a prolonged and crippling global recession. So the public wants her, and the company, to do well. We just do. These have been tough times, and we're all in... [AgencySpy]

Yahoo Gets Inspiration From Now This News - Posted July 24, 2013
On Wednesday morning, Yahoo published this piece on Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.). The headline is "What is it like to be a... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Signs Letter Seeking More Transparency From Federal Government On National Security Data Requests - Posted July 19, 2013
Facebook was among the more than 60 companies, investors, civil-liberties groups, and trade groups to sign a letter to top federal gover... [AllFacebook]

Major Internet Companies Ask Feds to Let Them Report National Security Requests - Posted July 17, 2013
[caption id="attachment_132308" align="alignleft" width="300"] Edel Puntonet / Shutterstock.com[/caption] Tomorrow, more than five dozen Internet companies, including the major Silicon Valley players, will ask the government to allow them to release information to users about the national security reques... [SocialTimes.com]

Hit the Refresh Button with Five Tips and Tools to Stay Cool - Posted July 17, 2013
"Baked in" is a popular media technology phrase, but with the latest heat wave, humans are the ones baking. This week it's high time to share a few pointers for shaking off the extreme heat. The items here involve travel, cocktails, apps, celebrities and sandals, but for a ch... [PRNewser]

Yahoo Strikes Again, Acquiring AdMovate - Posted July 17, 2013
Yahoo announced today that it has acquired the mobile advertising startup AdMovate. The announcement comes the day after the company released a disappointing earnings statement for the second q... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Olbermann on ESPN2 | Rolling Stone's Cover | Yahoo! Earnings Down - Posted July 17, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Olbermann on ESPN2 | Rolling Stone's Cover | Yahoo! Earnings Down - Posted July 17, 2013
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Yahoo Acquires Contacts Apps-Maker Xobni - Posted July 3, 2013
Xobni has been acquired by Yahoo, the company said today. Xobni, which launched its first product in 2007, was co-founded by Adam Smith, who remains as CEO, and Matt Brezina, ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Egyptian President Tweets | LinkedIn Mobile App Search - Posted July 3, 2013
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Yahoo Acquires Storytelling App Qwiki - Posted July 2, 2013
Yahoo has acquired the video-production app Qwiki, the company said today. Qwiki, which bills itself as a storytelling app, lets users set a musical backdrop and video transitions for photos and video and share the results. Like Tumblr, the compan... [SocialTimes.com]

New York's Tech Scene Mints Its First Billionaire - Posted June 28, 2013
The New York tech scene, dubbed Silicon Alley, has gotten a lot of PR of late, with hot companies like MakerBot, Tumblr, Etsy and Foursquare and the ... [SocialTimes.com]

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

FTC: Search Engines Aren't Doing Enough to Differentiate Ads From Organic Results - Posted June 25, 2013
The FTC published a letter today that it sent yesterday to search engine companies, warning them that they were not adequately complying with its rules on differentiating paid search advertisements and organic search results. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook: 9,000-10,000 Requests For User Data From U.S. Local, State, Federal Governments In Six Months Ending Dec. 31 - Posted June 17, 2013
For the six months ending Dec. 31, 2012, Facebook received between 9,000 and 10,000 requests for user data from U.S. government entities at all levels, local and national, related to between 18,000 and 19,000 accounts, outgoing Facebook General Counsel ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Foursquare Time Machine | Dictionary Expands Social Media Definitions - Posted June 14, 2013
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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Hashtags | Myspace Redesign, iOS App - Posted June 13, 2013
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Mark Zuckerberg Continues To Deny Involvement In Prism; Facebook, Google Ask Attorney General To Allow Them To Disclose Number Of Secret Data Requests - Posted June 11, 2013
Facebook continued to take steps to deny any involvement in the National Security Agency's Prism initiative, in which the g... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Restores Access To Tumblr Page Obama Is Checking Your Email, Blames Automated Response - Posted June 10, 2013
With the uproar over the National Security Agency's Prism initiative, in which the NSA allegedly obtained direct access to the servers of Internet companies including Facebook, Google... [AllFacebook]

Mark Zuckerberg: 'We Hadn't Even Heard Of Prism' Before Thursday - Posted June 7, 2013
Facebook CEO and Co-Founder Mark Zuckerberg responded Friday to claims that the site had granted the U.S. government access to its servers. ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook: No Government Organization Was Provided With Direct Access To Our Servers - Posted June 7, 2013
Facebook responded to the ... [AllFacebook]

At SemTechBiz, Knowledge Graphs Are Everywhere - Posted June 7, 2013
Sing along with me to this classic hit from 1980: "Knowledge graphs are everywhere; They're everywhere; My mind describes them to me." Alright, so that's a bit of rewriting of new-wave band Our Daughter's Wedding's song Lawn Chairs. But it's a good description of some of the activity at the Semantic Technology... [AllTwitter]

At SemTechBiz, Knowledge Graphs Are Everywhere - Posted June 7, 2013
Sing along with me to this classic hit from 1980: "Knowledge graphs are everywhere; They're everywhere; My mind describes them to me." Alright, so that's a bit of rewriting of new-wave band Our Daughter's Wedding's song Lawn Chairs. But it's a good description of some of the activity at the Semantic Technology... [semanticweb.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Android Update & Advertising | Audioboo and Twitter - Posted June 7, 2013
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Libraries: Time To Take Your Place On The Web Of Data - Posted June 4, 2013
At The Semantic Technology and Business conference in San Francisco Monday, OCLC technology evangelist Richard Wallis broke the news that Content-negotiation was implemented for the publication of Linked Data for WorldCat resources. Last June, WorldCat.org began publish... [semanticweb.com]

Libraries: Time To Take Your Place On The Web Of Data - Posted June 4, 2013
At The Semantic Technology and Business conference in San Francisco Monday, OCLC technology evangelist Richard Wallis broke the news that Content-negotiation was implemented for the publication of Linked Data for WorldCat resources. Last June, WorldCat.org began publishing Li... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Newsfeed: Tumblr Desktop Sponsored Posts | Google Nutritional Information - Posted May 31, 2013
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Americans No Longer the Center of the Online Universe, and Other Surprises From Mary Meeker's Epic Slide Deck - Posted May 29, 2013
Four-fifths of the largest Internet properties in the world are owned by American companies, but the same proportion of their users are outside the United States, Kleiner Perkins venture investor Mary Meeker said... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Yahoo! Eyes Hulu | Gawker Raises $200K | Fashion Mags' Ad Report - Posted May 28, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Yahoo! Eyes Hulu | Gawker Raises $200K | Fashion Mags' Ad Report - Posted May 28, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Yahoo! Eyes Hulu | Gawker Raises $200K | Fashion Mags' Ad Report - Posted May 28, 2013
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Facebook Joins Global Network Initiative - Posted May 23, 2013
Human-rights group the Global Network Initiative welcome a new member W... [AllFacebook]

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Is No. 6 On 'Forbes' World's 100 Most Powerful Women List - Posted May 22, 2013
Facebook Chief Operating Officer ... [AllFacebook]

Yahoo's Acquisition of Tumblr and the Semantic Web - Posted May 22, 2013
David Amerland of Imassera recently wrote, "It seems that $1 billion plus change these days is what's required to buy a photo-sharing app (if you're Facebook), a global phone manufacturer (if you're Google) or a microblogging site (if ... [semanticweb.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: ESPN Lays Off Hundreds | Tumblr Employee Payday | More Gov't Snooping - Posted May 22, 2013
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Rewind: Before David Karp Sold Tumblr to Yahoo - Posted May 21, 2013
This week, Yahoo got a much-needed dose of cool when the company announced its plans to acquire the blogging site Tumblr for $1.1 billion. In 2008, long before Tumblr CEO David Karp sai... [SocialTimes.com]

With Yahoo! Buying Tumblr, How Much Does Social Media Marketer Gary Vaynerchuk Stand To Make? - Posted May 21, 2013
I have a simple question for you: How much does social media guru Gary Vaynerchuk stand to make from Yahoo's purchase of Tumblr? On Gary Vaynerchuk's website, he discloses that he has an investment in Tumblr. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: DOJ Targeted Fox News | Voice Writers Quit | Karp Nets $250 Million - Posted May 21, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: DOJ Targeted Fox News | Voice Writers Quit | Karp Nets $250 Million - Posted May 21, 2013
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Social Media Newsfeed: Oklahoma Tornado Captured on Social Media | It's Official: Yahoo Buys Tumblr - Posted May 21, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: DOJ Targeted Fox News | Voice Writers Quit | Karp Nets $250 Million - Posted May 21, 2013
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What the Yahoo! acquisition of Tumblr means for TV - Posted May 20, 2013
Updated. In one of the first ever animated GIF acquisition announcements, Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer confirmed that the internet giant is acquiring ... [Lost Remote]

Yahoo Confirms Plans to Acquire, But Not 'Screw Up,' Tumblr - Posted May 20, 2013
Yahoo has officially announced its plans to acquire Tumblr for $1.1 billion. Much like Facebook's $1 billion acquisition of Instagram in 2012, Yahoo's latest purchase will bring the company a younger user base with the promise of more revenue. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer ... [SocialTimes.com]

An interview with Shazam's new CEO Rich Riley - Posted May 18, 2013
There are over quarter billion people who have Shazam installed on their mobile device. This astounding number instantly makes Shazam a big player in the second screen market. When Shazam enabled TV recognition in Septem... [Lost Remote]

An interview with Shazam's new CEO Rich Riley - Posted May 18, 2013
There are over quarter billion people who have Shazam installed on their mobile device. This astounding number instantly makes Shazam a big player in the second screen market. When Shazam enabled TV recognition in Septem... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Could Facebook Beat Yahoo And Purchase Tumblr? - Posted May 17, 2013
Myriad reports have said that Facebook has a problem with teen users eschewing the site for social networks such as Tumblr. A few sources have reported Friday that Yahoo ma... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Yahoo! Eyes Tumblr | Post Buys Out Veterans | Miami Herald Moves - Posted May 17, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Yahoo! Eyes Tumblr | Post Buys Out Veterans | Miami Herald Moves - Posted May 17, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Yahoo! Eyes Tumblr | Post Buys Out Veterans | Miami Herald Moves - Posted May 17, 2013
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Yahoo: We Also Bought Loki Studios - Posted May 10, 2013
In a tweet this afternoon, Yahoo revealed that it had grown its mobile team by 22 employees and four startup acquisitions this month. Wait four? That's right, in addition to ... [SocialTimes.com]

Yahoo: We Also Bought Loki Studios - Posted May 10, 2013
In a tweet this afternoon, Yahoo revealed that it had grown its mobile team by 22 employees and four startup acquisitions this month. Wait four? That's right, in addition to ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook's Top Attorney Ted Ullyot Leaves Company - Posted May 10, 2013
Ted Ullyot, who has been Facebook's general counsel since 2008, is leaving the company. ... [AllFacebook]

Yahoo Continues Talent Shopping Spree With MileWise and GoPollGo Acquisitions - Posted May 9, 2013
Yahoo has acquired the flight search engine MileWise and the Web and mobile polling app GoPollGo. Both services have already been shuttered. MileWise, which provided personalized flight recommendations based on user preferences and miles reward... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Head Of Product For Android Bubba Murarka Joins Draper Fisher Jurvetson - Posted May 9, 2013
The revolving door of engineers leaving Facebook continues to spin, as Silicon Valley ventu... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook in Fortune 500 | Onion Twitter Account Hacked - Posted May 7, 2013
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Facebook Joins Fortune 500 - Posted May 6, 2013
Facebook is in some great company right now, with Amazon, eBay, and Yahoo, ... [AllFacebook]

Back from Maternity Leave, Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Offers Perks to New Parents - Posted May 3, 2013
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer may be able to juggle a new baby and a struggling company without breaking a sweat, but her latest policies show her compassion for workers with families. New details have e... [SocialTimes.com]

Semantic Web Jobs: Yahoo! - Posted May 2, 2013
Yahoo! is looking for a Senior Research Scientist, Scalable Machine Learning in New York, NY. According to the post, "Machine learning and data mining are ubiquitous in Web research and stand at the core of Yahoo!'s products and platforms, involving important f... [semanticweb.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Earnings | Twitter Trends - Posted May 2, 2013
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Yahoo Acquires Productivity App Astrid - Posted May 1, 2013
Yahoo continues its buying spree, announcing today that it had acquired Astrid, a Web- and mobile-based productivity app. Astrid's products will cease operations in 90 days. Premium subscribers will received refunds for the unused portions of the subscriptions. Astrid is based in San Francisco and its staff consists he... [SocialTimes.com]

Yahoo Acquires Productivity App Astrid - Posted May 1, 2013
Yahoo continues its buying spree, announcing today that it had acquired Astrid, a Web- and mobile-based productivity app. Astrid's products will cease operations in 90 days. Premium subscribers will received refunds for the unused portions of the subscriptions. Astrid is based in San Francisco and its staff consists he... [AllFacebook]

Podcast: How Much Time Do We Waste on Social Networks? - Posted April 30, 2013
On today's social media edition of the Morning Media Menu, GalleyCat editor Jason Boogrevealed a chart that shows precisely how much time people can waste online over the course of five years. Twitter just released i... [SocialTimes.com]

Yahoo Rolls Out Changes to Ad Units - Posted April 29, 2013
Yahoo today demonstrated that it is looking to polish its ad units in addition to buying start-ups, launching an interactive billboard module and 'Sponsored Stories'-esque ads in its news feed. Yahoo announced a large top-of-page ad module, called Billboard, that can support more than one link within it. "For example, a movie trailer... [AllFacebook]

Yahoo Rolls Out Changes to Ad Units - Posted April 29, 2013
Yahoo today demonstrated that it is looking to polish its ad units in addition to buying start-ups, launching an interactive billboard module and 'Sponsored Stories'-esque ads in its news feed. Yahoo announced a large top-of-page ad module, called Billboard, that can support more than one link within it. "For example, a movie trailer... [SocialTimes.com]

Shazam Brings in Long-Time Yahoo Exec to Lead It Through IPO - Posted April 29, 2013
Shazam has brought in long-time Yahoo executive Rich Riley to serve as CEO, shifting its own long-serving leader Andrew Fisher into a new executive chairman position, the company ... [SocialTimes.com]

Schema.org, Learning Resource Metadata Initiative Join Hands In Boost To Educational Content Searches - Posted April 29, 2013
[caption id="attachment_36805" align="alignleft" width="320"] Courtesy: Flickr/ Sean MacEntee[/caption] Earlier this month word came of a revision to schema.org: Version 1.0a additions, according to this posting from Dan Brickley, incl... [semanticweb.com]

Schema.org, Learning Resource Metadata Initiative Join Hands In Boost To Educational Content Searches - Posted April 29, 2013
[caption id="attachment_36805" align="alignleft" width="320"] Courtesy: Flickr/ Sean MacEntee[/caption] Earlier this month word came of a revision to schema.org: Version 1.0a additions, according to this posting from Dan Brickley, incl... [AllTwitter]

The Future of Search - Posted April 26, 2013
Barbara Starr of Search Engine Land reports, "In a June 2010 Semantic Web Meetup in San Diego, Peter Mika of Yahoo!'s research division gave a presentation entitled, 'The future face of Search is Semantic for Facebook, Google and Yahoo!' As the ti... [semanticweb.com]

Mark Zuckerberg-Led FWD.us Adds Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer, Brad Smith, Sean Parker - Posted April 26, 2013
FWD.us, the political advocacy group spearheaded by Face... [AllFacebook]

Mayer: Telecommuting Policy Not For Everyone -- Not Even Everyone at Yahoo - Posted April 19, 2013
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, whose strict telecommuting policy was believed by many to be -- for lack of a better phrase -- ruining it for everyone, has clarified that her company's internal policies were not intended to be a statement on how all offices should be run, not even her own. In... [SocialTimes.com]

Yahoo Tosses More Old Products in Effort to Narrow Focus - Posted April 19, 2013
In its second laundry list of product closures since Marissa Mayer began her effort to turn the company around, Yahoo said today that it would close some of its Mail and Messenger apps for feature phones and older versions of its desktop Mail app. "We want to bring you experiences that inspire... [SocialTimes.com]

Mark Zuckerberg Officially Announces FWD.us Political Advocacy Group In 'Washington Post' Op-Ed - Posted April 11, 2013
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg officially announced the laun... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Has A Nigerian Problem With Targeting - Posted April 10, 2013
No, I didn't receive an email from Princess Zuckerberg asking me to save her family fortune from the hands of the rebel forces. This is not the typical Nigerian 419 scam... [AllFacebook]

Moontoast Adds VP/Engineering, NYC Sales Director - Posted April 8, 2013
Social rich-media advertising platform Moontoast... [AllFacebook]

Mayer: 'Being a Mother Makes Me a Better Executive' - Posted March 29, 2013
For the first time, Marissa Mayer has shared some of her thoughts on the question that everyone asked when she took the job as Yahoo's CEO and announced she was pregnant on the same day. In a post on the blog associated with Sheryl Sandb... [SocialTimes.com]

Summly Acquired by Yahoo! for $30M - And What's the Real Value? - Posted March 29, 2013
John Abell of GMA News recently told the story of Summly, a company developed by 17-year-old Nick D'Aloisio and sold to Yahoo! for $30 million. Abell writes, "D'Aloisio's youth--he's 17--and windfall are interesting data poin... [semanticweb.com]

Yahoo's Back in Black, as Search Ad Revenues Rise - Posted March 28, 2013
Yahoo's U.S. ad revenues, which grew for the first time in several years in 2012, will expand again in 2013 to $3.28 billion, according to eMarketer. The company's total domestic ad revenue last year was $3.18 billion. eMarketer revised its previous estimates upward a... [SocialTimes.com]

What Summly's Acquisition Says About Online Journalism - Posted March 26, 2013
Yesterday, hot on the heels of its recent spate of acquisitions, Yahoo! picked up an interesting little app started by a 15-year-old kid in his family's London home. The app, Summly, was rumored to be picked up by the search company for a cool $30 million,... [10,000 Words]

What Summly's Acquisition Says About Online Journalism - Posted March 26, 2013
Yesterday, hot on the heels of its recent spate of acquisitions, Yahoo! picked up an interesting little app started by a 15-year-old kid in his family's London home. The app, Summly, was rumored to be picked up by the search company for a cool $30 million,... [TVSpy]

Analyst: Facebook's Advertising Looks More Like Spam - Posted March 26, 2013
Although Facebook's stock value has recovered from its initial downfall ... [AllFacebook]

Why Yahoo's Summly Acquisition Was a PR Stunt - Posted March 26, 2013
You may have heard today that Yahoo, which is in the midst of trying to "sex up" its brand image, just bought Summly, a "news summary" app created by a 17-year-old British kid named Nick D'Aloisio, for a whopping $30 mill... [PRNewser]

Media Beat Rewind: Before Marissa Mayer Became CEO of Yahoo - Posted March 26, 2013
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is having a good week. Her company's stock reached a 52-week high just as she was sealing the deal on mobile reading app Summly, her sixth acquisition since she left Google for Y... [SocialTimes.com]

How Has Facebook Changed News Delivery? - Posted March 25, 2013
When Facebook introduced its redesigned News Feed, it did more than change how people vie... [AllFacebook]

Report: Mark Zuckerberg Leads Formation Of Issues-Advocacy Organization - Posted March 25, 2013
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is reportedly rampin... [AllFacebook]

Yahoo Acquires Google Reader Competitor Summly - Posted March 25, 2013
Yahoo! Inc. has acquired Summly, a mobile app for browsing article summaries pulled from around the web. The news follows Google's decision to shut down Google Reader this summer. Summly uses an algorithm to fi... [SocialTimes.com]

Yahoo! Acquires Personal Recommendation Company Jybe - Posted March 22, 2013
Greg Sterling of Search Engine Land reports, "Yahoo and Jybe announced that the latter was being acquired by the former. Jybe, which I had not heard of previously, is described by Yahoo as 'a personalized recommendation comp... [semanticweb.com]

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... [PRNewser]

Facebook Actually Does Help Deliver News - Posted March 18, 2013
Maybe Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg's comparison of News Feed to a personalized newsp... [AllFacebook]

Can Your Facebook Likes Give Away Your Identity? - Posted March 12, 2013
Many Facebook users worry about their personal identities being compromised on the social network through unfortunate photos or tag... [AllFacebook]

Sheryl Sandberg Talks 'Lean In,' Women In The Workplace At Introduction Of Her Book - Posted March 12, 2013
"There are Facebook employees we've never met," Chief Operating Officer ... [AllFacebook]

Factiva Informs A Look At Women Business Leaders On International Women's Day - Posted March 8, 2013
Today marks International Women's Day 2013, and Dow Jones & Company is marking the date with a video and infographics that looks at women's evo... [semanticweb.com]

Rob Walker Joins Yahoo! News - Posted March 1, 2013
Rob Walker is joining Yahoo! News as a technology and digital culture columnist. Walker's work has appeared in publications like The New Republic, Wired and The Atlantic. Fro... [Fishbowl NY]

Rob Walker Joins Yahoo! News - Posted March 1, 2013
Rob Walker is joining Yahoo! News as a technology and digital culture columnist. Walker's work has appeared in publications like The New Republic, Wired and The Atlantic. Fro... [FishbowlNY]

Rihanna Featured In Latest Facebook Sex-Tape Hoax - Posted February 28, 2013
The latest sex-tape hoax to flood Facebook uses Rihanna as bait, but the ... [AllFacebook]

Rihanna Featured In Latest Facebook Sex-Tape Hoax - Posted February 28, 2013
The latest sex-tape hoax to flood Facebook uses Rihanna as bait, but the ... [AllFacebook]

Yahoo on 'Work from Home' Controversy: Mind Your Own Business - Posted February 27, 2013
Last night Yahoo issued a belated response to The New York Times on the totally... [PRNewser]

The New Yahoo Prohibits Telecommuting, Irks Communications Team - Posted February 25, 2013
Last week Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer unveiled the property's new look and features. But one aspect of her rebrand... [PRNewser]

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer to Send Remote Workers Back to the Office - Posted February 22, 2013
Bad news for Yahoo employees who are living the dream of telecommuting to work: newly appointed CEO Marissa Mayer is reportedly asking them all to return to the office. AllThingsD reports th... [SocialTimes.com]

Former Facebook Director Of Engineering Mike Curtis Joins Airbnb As VP, Engineering - Posted February 21, 2013
Former Facebook Director of Engineering Mike Curtis booked a reservation through ... [AllFacebook]

U.S. Postal Service to Launch Clothing Line - Posted February 20, 2013
Today in No, We Don't Mean the Band News: The U.S. Postal Service, currently suffering from something of a PR crisis, ... [AgencySpy]

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]

Meet the New Yahoo! - Posted February 20, 2013
Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer continued her overhaul of the world's least hip content/email provider today by introducing a new look for the site: T... [PRNewser]

Yahoo Homepage Redesign Incorporates Facebook - Posted February 20, 2013
Just last week, Yahoo President and CEO ... [AllFacebook]

Predict Your Customers: InsightsOne Extracts Signals From Big Data For The Job - Posted February 19, 2013
Waqar Hasan, who in a past life was vp for data platforms at Yahoo, hasn't lost his fascination with the power a business can gain when it knows what to do with its data - make that its Big Data. Now CEO of InsightsOne, Hasan and his company are focused on... [semanticweb.com]

eHarmony CEO Wants to Spend $10M to 'Figure Out' Gays - Posted February 15, 2013
Earlier this week we posted on the importance of CEOs going social. It's true that the modern CEO loses out by not actively se... [PRNewser]

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Eyes Stronger Facebook Ties - Posted February 13, 2013
Yahoo President and CEO ... [AllFacebook]

PR Fail: Flickr Turns Private Photos Public - Posted February 11, 2013
The way we see it, the three biggest potential PR fails for a social network are service dropouts, unannounced changes in service conditions or privacy breaches. Flickr... [PRNewser]

PR Fail: Applebee's Fires Server Who Shared Obnoxious Tip-Free Receipt - Posted February 1, 2013
Anyone who has ever worked in a restaurant should be able to relate to this viral story: Last week a pastor at a St. Louis-area church took her congregation to dinner at Applebee's after the service. Apparently unaware that 18% gratuities are standard practice for parties of six or more at... [PRNewser]

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram's Kevin Systrom Among Crunchies Awards Winners - Posted February 1, 2013
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark ... [AllFacebook]

Out for Undergraduate Technology Conference To Be Held At Facebook HQ Feb. 2 And 3 - Posted January 31, 2013
Facebook headquarters in ... [AllFacebook]

Could BlackBerry Make a Comeback? - Posted January 31, 2013
After an event yesterday at which the long-troubled Canadian mobile-phone maker Research in Motion renamed itself simply BlackBerry, some tech industry watchers are saying the company could make a comeback. If it does, it would be a feat rivaled only by a Marissa Mayer-led Yaho... [SocialTimes.com]

PR Win: Gibson Replaces Guitar Destroyed on Delta Flight - Posted January 10, 2013
As proud amateur musicians, we understand the importance of a treasured instrument--especially a premium electric guitar worth thousands of dollars. Today we came across the story of a musician who nearly lost his six-string in transit and experienced two completely opposite reactions from the... [PRNewser]

As Facebook Partners With Chango, Ads Can Be Bought Using Google Search Data - Posted January 4, 2013
Facebook and brands that market on the social network are constantly trying to figure out what users want to buy, but the data users pre... [AllFacebook]

Good-Bye to 2012: Continuing Our Look Back At The Year In Semantic Tech - Posted December 27, 2012
[caption id="attachment_34313" align="alignleft" width="149"] Courtesy: Flickr/LadyDragonflyCC <3[/caption] Yesterday we began our look back at the year in semantic technology here. Today we continue with more expert co... [semanticweb.com]

People Are Still Using Google to Find their Social Accounts, Study Reveals - Posted December 26, 2012
Americans still use Google to find their favorite social networks, according to a report by Exp... [SocialTimes.com]

An inside look at how IntoNow's 'CapIt' is making photos of TV social - Posted December 25, 2012
This past year, was the year of the image maturing on the social web. From Pinter... [Lost Remote]

Airbnb Moves to Confront Its Regulatory Challenges Head-on - Posted December 20, 2012
Airbnb today launched a public policy blog written by its newly hired head of global public policy, suggesting that the company is taking seriously the potential regulatory challenges it faces. Airbnb hosts, who rent out rooms or their entire apa... [SocialTimes.com]

Jack Black-Produced Web Series To Debut This Spring On Yahoo - Posted December 17, 2012
Jack Black is getting into the web series biz, partnering with Yahoo to produce Ghost Ghirls, a scripted comedy series slated to hit Yahoo! Screen this spring. The 12-episode series, starring Amanda Lund and ... [SocialTimes.com]

Yahoo, Facebook Talking Search? Not Likely - Posted November 19, 2012
A report surfaced in U.K. newspaper ... [Lost Remote]

Yahoo, Facebook Talking Search? Not Likely - Posted November 19, 2012
A report surfaced in U.K. newspaper ... [AllFacebook]

Yandex Takes To The iPad - Posted November 15, 2012
Search engine Yandex, which like Google, Bing and Yahoo takes advantage of sites using schema.org markup to improve the display of search results, today released a search app for the iPad. The other major search providers have already accounted for the iPad in their search portfolios. According... [semanticweb.com]

GoodRelations Fully Integrated with Schema.org - Posted November 9, 2012
Schema.org has announced that GoodRel... [semanticweb.com]

GoodRelations Fully Integrated with Schema.org - Posted November 9, 2012
Schema.org has announced that GoodRel... [AllTwitter]

IntoNow founder (and former TV guy) now running Yahoo's highest priority business: mobile - Posted November 2, 2012
CEO Marissa Mayer noted in her last investor call that "Yahoo will have to be a predominantly mobile company," and now AllThingsD reports that she's assigned IntoNow founder ... [Lost Remote]

Yahoo! and Wenner Media Strike a Cross Branding Deal - Posted October 31, 2012
Yahoo! and Wenner Media are teaming up to create new content as part of a new cross-branding deal. Under the agreement, Yahoo!'s omg! and Yahoo! Music will share content and maintain a brand presence with Us Weekly, Rolling Stone and Men's Jou... [Fishbowl NY]

Yahoo! and Wenner Media Strike a Cross Branding Deal - Posted October 31, 2012
Yahoo! and Wenner Media are teaming up to create new content as part of a new cross-branding deal. Under the agreement, Yahoo!'s omg! and Yahoo! Music will share content and maintain a brand presence with Us Weekly, Rolling Stone and Men's Jou... [FishbowlNY]

NewsWhip: Huffington Post Killing It On Facebook - Posted October 24, 2012
The mark of a successful news story in t... [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]

Former Yahoo Exec David Rice Officially Joins CBS Interactive Games - Posted October 23, 2012
David Rice, former VP of media properties at Yahoo, has officially announced his appointment as senior vice president and general manager of CBS Interactive Games. Jim Lanzone, president of CBS Interactive, announced the news this morning in a press release, confirming a ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Horses and Bayonets | Facebook Earnings | Twitter Tests - Posted October 23, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Yahoo Releases First Marissa Mayer-Era Earnings Statement for Q3 - Posted October 22, 2012
Yahoo has released its first quarterly earnings statement since Marissa Mayer left Google to become the company's new president and CEO. Mayer, as well as the analysts, are calling the third quarter a "s... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Zuck Speaks | iPad Mini | Instagram-Twitter Integration - Posted October 22, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook To Go Purple On Friday To Support Gay Youth - Posted October 18, 2012
Facebook's trademark color has always been (and will likely always be) blue. However, on Friday, the social network will ... [AllFacebook]

Google Stock Drops With 3Q Report, Takes Facebook Down With It - Posted October 18, 2012
The stock value of Google plummeted after its preliminary third-quarter report showed that income dipped 20 percent while costs rose. This news sent a ripple effect throughout other Web giants on Wall Street, as the share prices of Facebook and Yahoo fell Thursday... [Lost Remote]

Google Stock Drops With 3Q Report, Takes Facebook Down With It - Posted October 18, 2012
The stock value of Google plummeted after its preliminary third-quarter report showed that income dipped 20 percent while costs rose. This news sent a ripple effect throughout other Web giants on Wall Street, as the share prices of Facebook and Yahoo fell Thursday... [AllFacebook]

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

Sports Fans On Facebook Can Put Their (Virtual) Money Where Their Mouths Are With Fanhood - Posted October 9, 2012
By their very nature, sports are social, and social applications developer ... [AllFacebook]

Another Month, Another Patent-Infringement Lawsuit Vs. Facebook - Posted October 3, 2012
Hardly a month goes by without Facebook finding itself named in a patent-infr... [AllFacebook]

Will Facebook Be Worth $1 Trillion? - Posted October 3, 2012
Are you tired of debating about Facebook's stock pric... [AllFacebook]

Can Facebook Balance Privacy With Profit? - Posted October 3, 2012
Facebook's most valuable property is also the thing it can't afford to sell: personal information. As Chief Operating Officer Sheryl San... [AllFacebook]

'Connected Capitalist' Ken Goldman Joins Yahoo! as Chief Financial Officer - Posted September 25, 2012
... [SocialTimes.com]

Jybe Takes Machine-Learning To Leisure And Entertainment Recommendations - Posted September 24, 2012
The recommendation problem is a machine-learning problem, says startup Jybe, and one that it aims to address with its iPhone app that now is in beta. Coming soon (though not immediately) to the iPhone 5, which will require some redesigning to maximize real estate, the mobile app supports earlier iPhones,... [AllTwitter]

Jybe Takes Machine-Learning To Leisure And Entertainment Recommendations - Posted September 24, 2012
The recommendation problem is a machine-learning problem, says startup Jybe, and one that it aims to address with its iPhone app that now is in beta. Coming soon (though not immediately) to the iPhone 5, which will require some redesigning to maximize real estate, the mobile app supports earlier iPhones,... [semanticweb.com]

Britain Finds Novel Ways to Bond with Global Audience - Posted September 21, 2012
London's 2012 Olympic Games may have inspired love at first sight among the viewing public and attendees, but from a marketing communications standpoint it's been a long, drawn-out courtship. "We've been preparing for the Olympics since 2005. To inspire visitation, our strategy ha... [PRNewser]

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Is No. 8 On 'Fortune' 50 Most Powerful Women In Business - Posted September 20, 2012
Fortune announced its ... [AllFacebook]

Lobbying Group The Internet Association Reveals Full Roster, Platform - Posted September 19, 2012
Initially ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Ad Network | iOS 6 Debut | Teacher Bullying - Posted September 19, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Report: Facebook Search Engine Would Immediately Capture 25 Percent Of Market - Posted September 14, 2012
If Facebook were to launch its own sea... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Faces Another Patent Suit - Posted September 13, 2012
Facebook was hit with another patent-infringement suit, ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Touts Launch Of A Platform For Good - Posted September 12, 2012
A Platform for Good, a new online resource from the ... [AllFacebook]

Yahoo! to Get Billions in Chinese Company Sale - Posted September 12, 2012
Yahoo!'s Marissa Mayer is about to get a nice chunk of cash to work with. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Yahoo! to Get Billions in Chinese Company Sale - Posted September 12, 2012
Yahoo!'s Marissa Mayer is about to get a nice chunk of cash to work with. ... [FishbowlNY]

How Facebook Propelled U.S. Senate Candidate Ted Cruz To Primary Win - Posted September 11, 2012
Facebook and social media played a pivotal role in the outcomes of several U.S. Senate primaries this summer. A new case study broke down just how the social network propel... [AllFacebook]

Roll Call: Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Republica, Vox Media, and More - Posted September 7, 2012
Hill+Knowlton Strategies has named Amy Rosenberg executive vice president and U.S. director of media relations. She will be based in the New York office, and will be responsible for providing clients with high-level strategic communications counsel as well as developing and leading media relations programs to meet client objectives. She will... [PRNewser]

Marissa Mayer Reviews Resumes of Serious Candidates at Yahoo - Posted September 5, 2012
Now that Marissa Mayer's in charge of Yahoo as the new CEO, similar to Google's co-founders, she's reviewing every new hire before they walk in the door. According to ... [TVNewser]

Jacqueline Reses Joins Yahoo! - Posted September 5, 2012
Jacqueline Reses is joining Yahoo! as its executive vice president of people and development. R... [Fishbowl NY]

Jacqueline Reses Joins Yahoo! - Posted September 5, 2012
Jacqueline Reses is joining Yahoo! as its executive vice president of people and development. R... [FishbowlNY]

Roll Call: Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, DC Comics, and Yahoo! - Posted August 29, 2012
Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc., has named Silvia Taylor senior vice president of investor relations, public relations, and corporate communications. Ms. Taylor will report to Cary Claiborne, CFO of the company, and will lead the co... [PRNewser]

Marissa Mayer Pushes Forward with Yahoo Re-Branding - Posted August 28, 2012
Have you heard? New Yahoo CEO/former Google exec M... [PRNewser]

Kathy Savitt Names Yahoo! CMO - Posted August 28, 2012
Kathy Savitt, the founder and CEO of the photo sharing site Lockerz, is joining Yahoo! as chief marketing officer. Savitt started Lockerz in 2009. Prior to that she was executive vice presi... [Fishbowl NY]

Kathy Savitt Names Yahoo! CMO - Posted August 28, 2012
Kathy Savitt, the founder and CEO of the photo sharing site Lockerz, is joining Yahoo! as chief marketing officer. Savitt started Lockerz in 2009. Prior to that she was executive vice presi... [FishbowlNY]

Thoughts on the Forbes '100 Most Powerful Women' List - Posted August 23, 2012
Today Forbes released its annual list of the most powerful women in the world--and while we can't disagree with obvious selections like Angela Merkel, Hillary Clinton, new ... [PRNewser]

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

Nanigans Taps Yahoo For COO Marc Grabowski - Posted August 21, 2012
Forgive Facebook advertising platform ... [AllFacebook]

Hey Yahoo, When Does a Joke Become Tasteless? - Posted August 20, 2012
Today Yahoo! News's official Twitter feed ... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: No Facebook Deal | AT&T and FaceTime | Zynga Stock - Posted August 20, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Facebook Files Countersuit In Patent-Infringement Case Vs. Mitel Networks - Posted August 15, 2012
When Facebook faced a patent-infringement lawsuit by Yah... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Google Fined $22.5M | Facebook Ads | Foursquare Nearby Friends - Posted August 10, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Computer History 101 Off California's Highway 101 - Posted August 6, 2012
Visitors won't find advance prototypes of the next model of Apple's iPhone or iPad at Mountain View, California's Computer History Museum. Instead, its Revolution exhibit takes a look back at the first two t... [TVNewser]

Computer History 101 Off California's Highway 101 - Posted August 6, 2012
Visitors won't find advance prototypes of the next model of Apple's iPhone or iPad at Mountain View, California's Computer History Museum. Instead, its Revolution exhibit takes a look back at the first two t... [PRNewser]

Facebook Files 10-Q With SEC, Details Mobile Users, Zynga, Lawsuits, Other Issues - Posted August 1, 2012
Following its second-quarter earnings call... [AllFacebook]

Ross Levinsohn Leaves Yahoo - Posted July 31, 2012
Ross Levinsohn has left Yahoo. Earlier this month, Yahoo named former Google executive ... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Apple Rumors | Facebook Photos | Goofy Olympics - Posted July 31, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook's Pre-Earnings Call PR Blitz Shifts Focus Away From Financial Results - Posted July 24, 2012
Leading up to Facebook's first-ever earnings call as a ... [AllFacebook]

UPDATED: Facebook Lobbying Continues Record-Breaking Pace Following IPO - Posted July 23, 2012
In Facebook's first lobbying disclosure filing with the U.S. Senate since ... [AllFacebook]

Compared To Yahoo And Formspring, Is Facebook A Secure Network? - Posted July 18, 2012
Facebook may play fast and loose with most of your personal information, but at l... [AllFacebook]

Yahoo Names EIC's for News and Finance Sites - Posted July 18, 2012
There have been more changes at Yahoo!. Capital New York reports that the site has named ... [Fishbowl NY]

Yahoo Names EIC's for News and Finance Sites - Posted July 18, 2012
There have been more changes at Yahoo!. Capital New York reports that the site has named ... [FishbowlNY]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Murder Video | New Yahoo CEO | Romney Storify - Posted July 17, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Luckys Brandon Holley on the Key to Moving Up: 'Steady Input Without Being Annoying' - Posted July 16, 2012
Brandon Holley held editor positions at Time Out and GQ, helped launch Elle Girl and headed Yahoo! Shine before taking the helm at Lucky in 2011. And, she says, if you want to snag a top spot on a magazine masthead, you need to be a vocal and proactive voice for... [TVSpy]

Lucky's Brandon Holley on the Key to Moving Up: 'Steady Input Without Being Annoying' - Posted July 16, 2012
Brandon Holley held editor positions at Time Out and GQ, helped launch Elle Girl and headed Yahoo! Shine before taking the helm at Lucky in 2011. And, she says, if you want to snag a top spot on a magazine masthead, you need to be a vocal and proactive voice for... [10,000 Words]

Marissa Mayer Leaves Google to Become Yahoo's New CEO - Posted July 16, 2012
Google executive Marissa Mayer is moving on to become the new CEO of Yahoo, the New York Times reports. Mayer was Google's 20th employee and first female engineer. During her 13-year career at Google, she served as product manager, director of consumer web services, VP of search products and user experience, and... [AllFacebook]

Marissa Mayer Leaves Google to Become Yahoo's New CEO - Posted July 16, 2012
Google executive Marissa Mayer is moving on to become the new CEO of Yahoo, the New York Times reports. Mayer was Google's 20th employee and first female engineer. During her 13-year career at Google, she served as product manager, director of consumer web services, VP of search products and user experience, and... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Digg $500K Buy | Facebook Love | Tweet Screening - Posted July 13, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Hackers Post 450K Yahoo Usernames and Passwords to Public Site - Posted July 12, 2012
It's been a productive few months for hackers. Maybe it's the summer months that keep them indoors, away from the mobs of society roaming the summer streets. Whatever the case, after a big hack on LinkedIn and eHarmony, a new hacker site called D33D has posted 453,000 login credentials that seem... [SocialTimes.com]

Spotify Searching, Sharing, Stats Added To Musical Artists' Facebook Pages - Posted July 10, 2012
Musical artists tied in with Spotify are seeing some new features on their Facebook pages,... [AllFacebook]

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]

Facebook Plays Key Part In How People Discover, Share News - Posted July 9, 2012
It's apparent that Facebook has changed the way people share information, and not just baby photos and event announcements. According to a stud... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Search | Yahoo, Facebook Settle | Web Outage? - Posted July 9, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Report: Yahoo, Facebook Strike Deal - Posted July 6, 2012
The ongoing talks between Yahoo and Facebook in an at... [AllFacebook]

Browser Plugin Gives Users End Run Around Facebook Social Sharing - Posted July 5, 2012
Developer Joe Levy flew from his home in North Carolina to Facebook headquarters in ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: RIM's Sinking Ship | Chrome on iOS | Tumblr Pinned Posts - Posted June 29, 2012
Click here to receive this Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Court: Failing Student Over Facebook Post OK | LinkedIn Sued for $5M | Tumblr Releases New iOS App - Posted June 21, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Yahoo, Facebook Continue Patent Settlement Talks - Posted June 20, 2012
Yahoo and Facebook are trying to put an end to a legal saga in which the Web portal sued the social network for patent infringement. Yahoo claimed in March that Facebook essentially ... [AllFacebook]

The Semantic Link - The SemTechBiz Recap - June, 2012 - Posted June 19, 2012
On Friday, June 15, a group of Semantic thought leaders from around the globe met with their host and colleague, Paul Mil... [semanticweb.com]

Schema.org, Wikidata, Google Knowledge Graph – Two Great Causes and a Symptom - Posted June 12, 2012
I was toying with another title for this post - Yet Another Perfect Storm, but I think that particular metaphor (although appropriate here) has been somewhat over done. So what sparked this one then? I am on the long flight back from the Semantic Tech & Business Conference in San Francisco... [semanticweb.com]

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]

SemTech's Schema.org Panelists Talk Openness, Adoption, Interoperability - Posted June 6, 2012
[caption id="attachment_29683" align="alignnone" width="475" caption="Panelists: Ivan Herman (Moderator), Dan Brickley, R.V. Guha, Peter Mika, Steve Macbeth, Jeffrey Preston, Alexandre Shubin, Evan Sandhaus"]... [AllTwitter]

SemTech's Schema.org Panelists Talk Openness, Adoption, Interoperability - Posted June 6, 2012
[caption id="attachment_29683" align="alignnone" width="475" caption="Panelists: Ivan Herman (Moderator), Dan Brickley, R.V. Guha, Peter Mika, Steve Macbeth, Jeffrey Preston, Alexandre Shubin, Evan Sandhaus"]... [semanticweb.com]

Analyst: Facebook To 'Disappear' Like Yahoo In Five To Eight Years - Posted June 5, 2012
No Facebook by 2020? That's how one analyst sees it, comparing the next few years for the social network to the past few years for ... [AllFacebook]

Report: Yahoo, Facebook Patent Talks Intensify - Posted June 4, 2012
Executives from ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook for Kids? | Twitter Heading Toward $1B in Revenue | Instagram Competitor Closes - Posted June 4, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

SemTechBiz's Schema.org Panel: Which Way Will It Go? - Posted May 29, 2012
Perhaps one of the most anticipated panels at next week's Semantic Technology & Business Conference in San Francisco is the ... [AllTwitter]

SemTechBiz's Schema.org Panel: Which Way Will It Go? - Posted May 29, 2012
Perhaps one of the most anticipated panels at next week's Semantic Technology & Business Conference in San Francisco is the ... [semanticweb.com]

Haines: Year Later | Yahoo Redesign | Long Form Tweets - Posted May 24, 2012
TVNewser: Hard to believe 365 days have passed since CNBC mainstay Mark Haines... [Fishbowl NY]

Haines: Year Later | Yahoo Redesign | Long Form Tweets - Posted May 24, 2012
TVNewser: Hard to believe 365 days have passed since CNBC mainstay Mark Haines... [FishbowlNY]

Yahoo! Launches Axis: A More Visual, Social, and Portable Browser - Posted May 24, 2012
Yahoo!'s got a brand new search tool that will follow you from your desktop all the way home. Launched Wednesday night, Yahoo! Axis is socially connected, spatially redesigned, and has some unusual features that definitely make it worth a test drive. See a demo and screenshots here. If you've got an... [SocialTimes.com]

Expert Schema.org Panel Finalized for #SemTechBiz San Francisco Program - Posted May 21, 2012
Q: What do Google, Microsoft, Yahoo!, Yandex, the New York Times, and The Walt Disney Company have in common? A: schema.org On June 2, 2011, schema.org was launched with little fanfare, but it quickly received a lot of attention. Now, almost exactly one year later, we have assembled a ... [AllTwitter]

Expert Schema.org Panel Finalized for #SemTechBiz San Francisco Program - Posted May 21, 2012
Q: What do Google, Microsoft, Yahoo!, Yandex, the New York Times, and The Walt Disney Company have in common? A: schema.org On June 2, 2011, schema.org was launched with little fanfare, but it quickly received a lot of attention. Now, almost exactly one year later, we have assembled a ... [semanticweb.com]

Buddy Media CEO Michael Lazerow: If You Buy Facebook Stock, You're In For The Long Haul - Posted May 18, 2012
Social enterprise software giant Buddy Media... [AllFacebook]

All That For 23 Cents? Facebook IPO Starts Off Strong, Sputters Late On First Trading Day - Posted May 18, 2012
$0.23: That was the share-price gain for perhaps the most-hyped ... [AllFacebook]

Yahoo Interim CEO Explores Settlement In Patent-Infringement Suit; Facebook Seeks Dismissal - Posted May 17, 2012
Will a new chief executive officer bring new hopes for a settlement in the ... [AllFacebook]

Schema.org Now Supports External Lists - Posted May 14, 2012
The schema.org official blog has announced support for enumerated lists. Adding this support allows developers using schema.org to use selected externally maintained vocabularies in their schema.org markup.... [semanticweb.com]

Schema.org Now Supports External Lists - Posted May 14, 2012
The schema.org official blog has announced support for enumerated lists. Adding this support allows developers using schema.org to use selected externally maintained vocabularies in their schema.org markup.... [AllTwitter]

With Thompson Gone, Yahoo Needs Stability - Posted May 14, 2012
So Scott Thompson is out, adding to the growing list of CEOs who simply couldn't hang o... [PRNewser]

Facebook IPO Expected Friday | New Jersey City Bans Texting and Walking | Yahoo Interim CEO Oversaw Myspace Acquisition - Posted May 14, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Lessons Learned Via Yahoo! CEO: Always Have an Accurate Resume - Posted May 9, 2012
Always tell the truth. In life, in job searching, in everything. By now you may have heard that Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson allegedly beefed up his resume with both a computer science degree and accounting degree even though he graduated... [MediaJobsDaily]

Yahoo Taking Baby Steps to Address Activist Hedge Fund Eruption - Posted May 8, 2012
Patti Hart, a Yahoo board director who helped with the decision to hire CEO Scott Thompson, will announce today that she won't seek re-election following the eruption over Thompson's resum shenanigans. The company will also create a three-person committee that will look deeper into the hiring process. The trouble s... [PRNewser]

Yahoo's CEO Still Has a Job. For Now. - Posted May 7, 2012
Yahoo's CEO Scott Thompson still has a job but Third Point, the activist hedge fund investor that had demanded his ouster for educational inaccuracies on his resum , isn't letting up. Now they want to take a look at the paperwork that went into the vetting process. Yahoo hasn't responded, but Third... [PRNewser]

Activist Hedge Fund Wants Yahoo CEO to Leave By Monday - Posted May 4, 2012
After first accusing Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson of lying about his educational record, the activist hedge fund investor Third Point is now demanding that the CEO step down by Monday. Thompson's claim was that he held a bachelor's degree in bo... [PRNewser]

Yahoo: 16 More Patents 'May Be Relevant' To Facebook Lawsuit - Posted May 4, 2012
The fifth amendment... [AllFacebook]

Chomp Is Gone From Android | Tumblr President Leaves | Rise Of Social Apps - Posted April 30, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.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]

Yahoo Adds Two Patents To Facebook Suit - Posted April 27, 2012
The latest volley in the unpopular... [AllFacebook]

Semantic Commerce: Structuring Your Retail Website for the Next Generation Web - Posted April 27, 2012
Are you wondering why your product pages don't stand out in search results like those from Amazon (shown below) or other competing e-commerce websites? These expanded results are commonly known as Rich Snippets (as named by Google) and are the result of having your HTML structured correctly with semantic markup.... [semanticweb.com]

Catching Up With Yandex: What Russia's Leading Search Engine Has To Say About Schema.org - Posted April 25, 2012
Update: Yandex today (April 26th) reported that net income in the first three months of 2012 rose 53 percent from the same period last year to 1.26 billion rubles ($43 million) as text-based advertising revenue rose, according to ... [semanticweb.com]

Catching Up With Yandex: What Russia's Leading Search Engine Has To Say About Schema.org - Posted April 25, 2012
In November Russian search engine Yandex joined Google, Microsoft Bing, and Yahoo! to collaborate on schema.org. The Semantic Web Blog recently caught up by email with Alexander Shubin, Yandex product... [AllTwitter]

Facebook and Microsoft's AOL Patents | YouTube and Twitter's New Ads - Posted April 24, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Acquires 650 AOL Patents From Microsoft - Posted April 23, 2012
Facebook reached an agreement with Microsoft to acquire about 650 of the 925 or so patents and patent applications the software giant a... [AllFacebook]

OpenMenu Serves Up Structured Data Standards For the Restaurant Industry - Posted April 9, 2012
What's on the markup menu for the restaurant industry? Among the schema.org tags for marking up web pages is one for restaurants, which includes item properties for priceRange, servesCuisine, place, and menu, among others. Restaurants that use the markup language to structure their data are promi... [AllTwitter]

OpenMenu Serves Up Structured Data Standards For the Restaurant Industry - Posted April 9, 2012
What's on the markup menu for the restaurant industry? Among the schema.org tags for marking up web pages is one for restaurants, which includes item properties for priceRange, servesCuisine, place, and menu, among others. Restaurants that use the markup language to structure their data are promi... [semanticweb.com]

Yahoo's Chief Product Officer Resigns - Posted April 6, 2012
For Yahoo, the departures keep coming. Blake Irving, who had come to Yahoo under its former CEO Carol Bartz, is stepping down. This comes mere days after the company gave ... [Fishbowl NY]

Yahoo's Chief Product Officer Resigns - Posted April 6, 2012
For Yahoo, the departures keep coming. Blake Irving, who had come to Yahoo under its former CEO Carol Bartz, is stepping down. This comes mere days after the company gave ... [FishbowlNY]

Facebook Versus Yahoo | Instagram for Android | Twitter's European Jobs - Posted April 4, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. Welcome to the Morning Social Media Newsfeed! Here, we... [SocialTimes.com]

VEVO Begins Syndicating Content To Yahoo! Music - Posted March 22, 2012
Yahoo has seen tremendous growth in video recently, surpassing VEVO in last month's comScore Online video Rankings to become the second most-viewed video property in the U.S. with over 60 million unique viewers. On the tails of that announcement, a new VEVO-Yahoo announcement has hit the web--you can now watch... [SocialTimes.com]

Smart Ad Sophistication Lacking in News Industry, To Its Peril - Posted March 22, 2012
The Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism State of the News Media 2012 report was just published, and among the findings is that efforts by most top news sites to monetize the web in their own right are still limited. Few news companies, it reports, "have made much progress... [semanticweb.com]

Yammer CEO Offers $25K to Disgruntled Yahoo Employees - Posted March 19, 2012
Yahoo, in a move that will be referenced as a 'brand disaster', has decided to sue Facebook for infringing on 10 patents related to various social networking and advertising technologies -- technologies that are seen as open ideas by most of the web community. The backlash has been intense, and... [SocialTimes.com]

Time to Get On With Schema.Org? - Posted March 19, 2012
Need another reason for bringing semantic smarts to your web site? Maybe you can find it in a post at Search Engine Land, which includes a piece of a podcast from an SXSW session, and a transcription of it, featuring Google's head of webspam team Matt Cutts (over ... [semanticweb.com]

At Facebook The Buzz Is About Mobile Priorities, Brand Timelines, And New Advertising Options - Posted February 29, 2012
The Open Graph protocol continues to progress: Earlier this week Facebook's Director of Developer Relations Douglas Purdy talked about its intersection with the mobile web. According to ... [AllTwitter]

At Facebook The Buzz Is About Mobile Priorities, Brand Timelines, And New Advertising Options - Posted February 29, 2012
The Open Graph protocol continues to progress: Earlier this week Facebook's Director of Developer Relations Douglas Purdy talked about its intersection with the mobile web. According to ... [semanticweb.com]

Wikimeta Project's Evolution Includes Commercial Ambitions and Focus On Text-Mining, Semantic Annotation Robustness - Posted February 6, 2012
?Wikimeta, the semantic tagging and annotation architecture for incorporating semantic knowledge within documents, websites, content management systems, blogs and applications, this month is incorporating itself as a company called Wikimeta Technologies. Wikimeta, which has a heritage linked with the NLGbAse project, last year was provided as its own web service. ... [semanticweb.com]

Revolving Door: Le HuffPo, NY Times' Abramson to Debut at Davos, NBC Publishing eBooks, and More - Posted January 26, 2012
Le Huffington Post made its debut on Monday in France with Anne Sinclair as editorial director. Sinclair, a former TV anchor, is the wife of infamous former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn, aka DSK. At the pre... [PRNewser]

Parse.ly Brings A Dash of Semantics To Online Publishers - Posted January 24, 2012
Online publishers and other content providers have a new analytics tool to help them understand what their readers care about and use that information to better connect them to their sites' relevant and compelling content. Launching today is Dash, based on the predictive content analytics platform ... [semanticweb.com]

Corporate Execs in the Hot Seat, Getting Burned - Posted January 23, 2012
[caption id="attachment_32960" align="alignright" width="360" caption="Photo: Pier Paolo Cito/AP"][/caption] Smells like bacon? Oh, that's just the aroma of corporate leaders getting burned by bad press, crisis situations, and business downturns. It's not anything new necessarily, but three's a trend so why not take a close... [PRNewser]

Yahoo's New CEO Could Use a Good Comms Team - Posted January 5, 2012
  The latest news from Yahoo is its new CEO, former PayPal president Scott Thompson. The company's last CEO, Carol Bartz, didn't work out so well. And n... [PRNewser]

Yahoo Partner in Asia Hires D.C. Lobbying Firm - Posted December 29, 2011
Alibaba Group, a Chinese e-commerce company that is partially owned by Yahoo, has hired Washington D.C. lobbying firm Duberstein Group, a step that many believe is the set-up to purchase Yahoo. Yahoo owns 40 percent of Alibaba. That relationsh... [PRNewser]

Yahoo! Makes Content Analysis Tools Openly Available - Posted December 23, 2011
Yahoo! has opened up their content analysis technology to web developers. According to ... [semanticweb.com]

Facebook's Timeline Launches - Posted December 15, 2011
Facebook today posted that users now officially can upgrade their profiles to its Facebook Timeline by heading here. Timeline, as Mark Zuckerberg described in September, is ... [semanticweb.com]

2011 Top Stories On Twitter More Global Than Us-Centric Bing And Yahoo Search - Posted December 7, 2011
The top stories in 2011 on search and social don't quite match up. Twitter's top news stories of the past year were more global in nature than either Yahoo or Bing search, and tended to favor more international political news than either... [AllTwitter]

7 Lessons From Yahoo Brazil's Facebook Page: Interview - Posted December 7, 2011
I had a chance to sit down with Thiago Barrella, marketing analyst at Yahoo Brazil, who manages the brand's Facebook page, among other things. He believes in the power of authentic conversations enabled by social media, as well as the ability for ... [AllFacebook]

7 Lessons From Yahoo Brazil's Facebook Page: Interview - Posted December 7, 2011
I had a chance to sit down with Thiago Barrella, marketing analyst at Yahoo Brazil, who manages the brand's Facebook page, among other things. He believes in the power of authentic conversations enabled by social media, as well as the ability for social conversations to connect everyone in the future. ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

BREAKING: Schema.org announces intent to support RDFa Lite! - Posted November 11, 2011
Last month, we reported on the new RDFa 1.1 Lite proposal by Ben Adida. In our recent podcast... [AllTwitter]

Searches Powered by Microsoft Bing Increasing at an Impressive Rate [Infographic] - Posted November 11, 2011
Without a doubt Google owns a majority of U.S. search traffic on the Internet. But, according to Experian's Hitwise report Microsoft's Bing might be coming up the ranks as it continues month after month gradually wearing down Google's control over search traffic. With that said, if your current SEO strategy has... [SocialTimes.com]

Russian Search Engine Yandex to Collaborate on schema.org - Posted November 2, 2011
Yandex, Russia's leading search engine has announced that it is joining forces with Google, Bing, and Yahoo! to collaborate on schema.org. One article reports, "Now the pages tagged with Schema.org tags will be pick... [semanticweb.com]

Google Propeller & Yahoo! Livestand News Aggregation Apps on Their Way? - Posted October 31, 2011
[caption id="attachment_82644" align="alignleft" width="420" caption="Yahoo! Livestand for iPad."][/caption]Google's rumored iPad mobile aggregation app has been discussed since September while ... [SocialTimes.com]

Don't Expect A Google-Twitter Reconciliation Any Time Soon - Posted October 18, 2011
Google's Realtime Twitter search results went offline in July 2011, and, according to Twitter's CEO Dick Costolo, we shouldn't expect the two companies to come to an agreement to renew the service any time soon. Google and Twitter partnered ... [AllTwitter]

The Semantic Link - Episode 11, October 2011 - Posted October 17, 2011
On Friday, October 14, a group of Semantic thought leaders from around the globe met with their host and colleague, Paul Miller, for the... [semanticweb.com]

News Corp. Weighing a Yahoo Bid - Posted October 5, 2011
The New York Times reports today that News Corporation has emerged as one of several major players weighing bids to acquire Yahoo. The other companies being mentioned are Silver Lake Partners, Microsoft and Alibaba, a Chinese Internet venture... [Fishbowl NY]

News Corp. Weighing a Yahoo Bid - Posted October 5, 2011
The New York Times reports today that News Corporation has emerged as one of several major players weighing bids to acquire Yahoo. The other companies being mentioned are Silver Lake Partners, Microsoft and Alibaba, a Chinese Internet venture... [FishbowlNY]

Which Social Media Company Has the Smartest People? - Posted October 3, 2011
Facebook, right? It's always Facebook! And, to a certain extent, this is true. When you look at the war for talent currently being waged in Silicon Valley, Facebook is one of... [SocialTimes.com]

Will the Yahoo!/ABC News Partnership Change Your Media Strategy? - Posted October 3, 2011
ABC News brought out the big guns this morning -- Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, ... [PRNewser]

Morgan Spurlock Seeks Members for the 'Failure Club' - Posted September 28, 2011
Morgan Spurlock is launching a new documentary-style Web series for Yahoo and he's using the Web to find cast members. The new program, "Failure Club," will follow ordinary people a... [PRNewser]

Schema.org Workshop - A Path Forward - Posted September 22, 2011
[caption id="attachment_23388" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="schema.org Leadership Panel; L-to-R: Michael O'Connor (Microsoft), John Giannandrea (Google), Charlie Jiang (Microsoft), Kavi Goel (Google), R.V. Guha (Google), Steve MacBeth (Microsoft), Gaurav Mishra (Yahoo), Peter Mika (Yahoo) "]... [semanticweb.com]

Bartz Unleashes the Fury When Talking About How She Was Fired - Posted September 8, 2011
[caption id="attachment_26917" align="alignright" width="262" caption="Photo: Bloomberg"][/caption] Remember what we said yesterday about not burning any bridges when an employee is fired? Well I guess since she was fired over the phon... [PRNewser]

Yahoo Chairman Fired CEO Carol Bartz Over the Phone - Posted September 7, 2011
Yahoo issued a statement late Thursday confirming its removal of Carol Bartz after the news was first reported by blog AllThingsD. The blog reported that Bartz had sent an email to her former staff at Yahoo. She wrote that the ... [SocialTimes.com]

How Not To Fire A CEO - Posted September 7, 2011
Yahoo unceremoniously dismissed its embattled CEO Carol Bartz yesterday by phone. Anyone who has followed Yahoo (or simply read the business ... [PRNewser]

Revolving Door: 'Vanity Fair's List; the 'Rookie' Launch; Rev. Al Sharpton, and More - Posted September 1, 2011
As predicted by The OutCast Agency's TJ Snyder, the Vanity Fair annual ... [PRNewser]

RDFa Fading Away in EPUB3 Standard - Posted August 22, 2011
To follow up our story last week about the upcoming EPUB3 standard, for which International Digital Publishing Forum membership comments were due in by today, it appears that the updates "are moving the spec even further from any apparent support/use of RDFa." That's according to ... [semanticweb.com]

The "Small World Experiment": Yahoo and Facebook Help Research Six Degrees of Separation - Posted August 19, 2011
They are practically brothers; Facebook and Yahoo join forces to test the "six degree of separation" theory, and you can participate. In 1929 a Hungarian writer, Frigyes Karinthy imagined that the world would one day become so small that every person on the planet would be six steps away from every other... [SocialTimes.com]

Bing Brings It On (RDFa, That Is) - Posted July 21, 2011
The Twittersphere is buzzing about the Semantic Web at last grabbing onto the hearts and minds of the whole web community. It started off with a tweet from Juan Sequeda - a contributor to The Semantic Web Blog and a well-known figure in our area - that reads:         A follow-up message explains: ... [semanticweb.com]

Pepsi Using Foursquare on Worldwide Social Media Campaign - Posted July 13, 2011
Pepsi is using a Foursquare badge on a worldwide campaign as a very important part of the company's "Summer Time is Pepsi Time" social media and TV campaign. According to Marketing Daily, the Foursqu... [SocialTimes.com]

The Semantic Link - Episode 7, June 2011 - Posted June 20, 2011
On Monday, June 20, a group of Semantic thought leaders from around the globe met with their host and colleague, Paul Miller, for the se... [semanticweb.com]

Sindice Puts The Web of Data At Your Disposal - Posted June 16, 2011
Sindice Ltd. launched as a startup company this week, complete with a publicly available beta SPARQL endpoint to its indexed and live-updated dataset of some 12 billion triples. Next week will see Sindice --which began as a joint academic research project among ... [AllTwitter]

Sindice Puts The Web of Data At Your Disposal - Posted June 16, 2011
Sindice Ltd. launched as a startup company this week, complete with a publicly available beta SPARQL endpoint to its indexed and live-updated dataset of some 12 billion triples. Next week will see Sindice --which began as a joint academic research project among ... [semanticweb.com]

Google, Yahoo! and Bing Announce Schema.org - Posted June 2, 2011
[Revised and re-posted at 4:03pm EST] In a collaborative effort reminiscent of sitemaps.org, Google, Yahoo! and Bing have announced the launch of schema.org. Perhaps the most significant aspect of this a... [AllTwitter]

Yahoo Hires Rob Barrett as Head of News and Finance - Posted May 9, 2011
Yahoo has hired longtime Internet executive Robertson Barrett to run its Yahoo News and Finance sites, Kara Swisher ... [Fishbowl NY]

Yahoo Hires Rob Barrett as Head of News and Finance - Posted May 9, 2011
Yahoo has hired longtime Internet executive Robertson Barrett to run its Yahoo News and Finance sites, Kara Swisher ... [FishbowlNY]

A "Delicious" Deal for YouTube's Founders - Posted April 27, 2011
Yahoo! promised in December that it would try to find a buyer for online bookmarking service ... [SocialTimes.com]

Yahoo! News Tops Most Visited News Websites - Posted April 21, 2011
FishbowlNY recently told you about Mail Online passing The Huffington Post as the most visited newspaper website, and now Poynter has the top U.S. news sites listed. The Yahoo! N... [Fishbowl NY]

Yahoo! News Tops Most Visited News Websites - Posted April 21, 2011
FishbowlNY recently told you about Mail Online passing The Huffington Post as the most visited newspaper website, and now Poynter has the top U.S. news sites listed. The Yahoo! N... [FishbowlNY]

Exploring the Semantics of Yahoo Search Direct - Posted April 11, 2011
A couple of weeks ago Yahoo debuted a beta version of its Search Direct technology, which was seen as a competitor to Google Instant in that it shows search options as users begin typing in a query. There were also questions raised among those in the industry about h... [semanticweb.com]

Semantic Image Search: Next Up For a Major Search Engine? - Posted March 23, 2011
We've seen the big three players in the search engine space honing their semantic edge, and we may soon see one of them deploying semantic technology to sharpen image searches, too. nachofoto says it is in discussions with one of the giants (which it declines to name for now) that could... [semanticweb.com]

Guest Post: Another Way to Look at the Multicultural Audience - Posted March 21, 2011
[caption id="attachment_17689" align="alignleft" width="338" caption="A photo from LateBoots.com's coverage of after-hours spot Avenue in NYC."][/caption] The latest Census information, pop culture, and everyday o... [PRNewser]

Yahoo! Finance Eyes Breakout Video Hit - Posted March 16, 2011
Yahoo! Finance will break in a brand-new New York studio with new original Web show Breakout, which will debut Monday, March 21, hosted by ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

RDFa is Sweeping the Web - Posted February 23, 2011
A new article by Peter Mika looks at the growing reach of RDFa and microformats on the web. The ar... [AllTwitter]

Yahoo! Movies Settles In for Oscars - Posted February 22, 2011
Yahoo! Movies has its popcorn ready for Sunday's 83rd Annual Academy Awards, with all of its Oscars content sponsored by Chrysler. Among Oscars-related initiatives: original video program ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

MarketDash: Yahoo! Finance for iPhone Souped Up for iPad - Posted February 22, 2011
Yahoo! adapted its Yahoo! Finance iPhone app for the iPad, releasing MarketDash, which syncs across the two previously mentioned Apple platforms, as well as Android, maintaining any changes made by users, ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Work It | !!! | No Comment Please - Posted February 15, 2011
FishbowlDC: Nigel Barker is going to discuss his book on Thursday at Eden's Green Room. He will also reportedly be answering questions about how he can possibly stand working with Tyra Banks... [Fishbowl NY]

Work It | !!! | No Comment Please - Posted February 15, 2011
FishbowlDC: Nigel Barker is going to discuss his book on Thursday at Eden's Green Room. He will also reportedly be answering questions about how he can possibly stand working with Tyra Banks... [FishbowlNY]

Yahoo! Launches Daily Celebrity/Entertainment Show omg! NOW - Posted February 15, 2011
omg! NOW, the first daily celebrity and entertainment news program from Yahoo!, is off to a rousing start, with items on Grammy Award winner and ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Chris Cillizza's The Fast Fix Gives The Washington Post, Yahoo! a Quick Fix - Posted January 31, 2011
The Washington Post head of video editorial Steven King told Beet.TV the newspaper and Yahoo! hav... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz Reminisces During Captains of Industry Talk at 92nd Street Y - Posted December 20, 2010
The Captains of Industry lecture series at the 92nd Street Y welcomed Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz and ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Sadness Surrounds Delicious Demise - Posted December 17, 2010
News broke yesterday through a leaked slide that Yahoo is making plans to shut down bookmarking site ... [PRNewser]

Yahoo!, Toyota, Reveille: omg! WHO KNEW? - Posted December 16, 2010
WHO KNEW? Yahoo!, Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., and Reveille knew, which is why they launched a revamped version of the original Web series on omg!. The series is a weekly roundup of celebrity families and t... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Carol Bartz's Internal Memo Addressing Yahoo Layoffs - Posted December 15, 2010
[caption id="attachment_11184" align="alignright" width="166" caption="Yahoo's Carol Bartz"][/caption] ... [PRNewser]

Yahoo! Partners with Twitter for a More Social Experience - Posted November 16, 2010
Yahoo! made an announcement today that will see Twitter integration across a large portion of its web properties. This means that Yahoo! users can more easily send Tweets and interact with their followers without having to leave Yahoo!. The majorit... [AllTwitter]

Got a Year? Yahoo! Seeks Contract Managing Editor - Posted November 4, 2010
... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Roll Call: Changes at Porter Novelli, Weber Shandwick, Walt Disney, and More - Posted October 29, 2010
Porter Novelli has restructured its global healthcare practice. Barbara DeBuono, the firm's chief medical officer, will lead the practice as global director of health and social marketing. And there are four new hires in New York and London: Susan Hayes returns to the firm to serve as partner, managing the Novartis... [PRNewser]

Jay-Z Unveiling His Book One Page at a Time - Posted October 21, 2010
... [PRNewser]

Yahoo! Snags Former Talking Points Memo Blogger Zachary Roth for The Upshot - Posted October 13, 2010
Former Talking Points Memo lead investigative blogger Zachary Roth joined Yahoo! as a senior national aff... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

NUI web researcher shapes the future of semantic search - Siliconrepublic.com - Posted October 13, 2010
... [semanticweb.com]

OutCast Communications Rebrands as The OutCast Agency - Posted October 8, 2010
OutCast Communications has rebranded as The OutCast Agency... [PRNewser]

Former Yahoo! Media Head James Pitaro Is Going to Disney World - Posted October 4, 2010
Yahoo! vice president and head of media James Pitaro (pictured) is going to Disney World, joining ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The Washington Post, Yahoo! News to Provide Political Followers with The Fast Fix - Posted September 29, 2010
The Washington Post teamed up with Yahoo! News on daily video series ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Outgoing Slate Writer: "People Rarely Leave" - Posted September 23, 2010
After eight years, Slate writer Daniel Gross has decided to try a new venture as a columnist for Yahoo Finance. But as he departed, he wrote quite the exit post. It's not odd in that h... [MediaJobsDaily]

Toshiba HDTV Models Are Connected to Yahoo! Connected TV - Posted September 15, 2010
Yahoo! Connected TV is now available on several Toshiba HDTV models ranging from 46-55 inches, including its WX800 Cinema Series 3D LED, the Internet giant and the consumer-electronics company announced Wednesday. More than 65 widgets from Yahoo! Connected TV will enable one-click access to Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Pandora, eBay, ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Bridging the gap: How Semantic Web can move into the mainstream through SXSW - Posted August 17, 2010
Personally, I believe that the Semantic Web will become mainstream in the next few years (I actually have a bet on this with some college friends). I know that this is a strong statement, but I am confident that it will happen. Mainstream is defined in Wikipedia as “the common current of... [semanticweb.com]

Healthline Networks Names David Kopp Senior Vice President, Network ... - NewsBlaze - Posted May 18, 2010
Healthline Networks Names David Kopp Senior Vice President, Network ...NewsBlaze "I am excited to join Healthline because I believe our unique semantic technology gives tremendous advantage to our partners like Yahoo and Aetna," said ...... [semanticweb.com]

Yahoo! Shine EIC: Women Want More 1:1 Conversation Online - Posted May 12, 2010
--JENNIFER PULLINGER When it comes to the Web, Brandon Holley knows what women want. As editor-in-chief of Yahoo! Shine, she focuses on building community into content and k... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

A Giant Whooshing Sound - Posted April 21, 2010
Did you hear that sound this week? The giant whooshing sound? There was a great disturbance in the Force, as if thousands of Semantic Web academics, implementors and enthusiasts sighed in unison and their critics were silenced. I believe something wonderful has happened. With apologies to Mr. Lucas, I don't think that... [semanticweb.com]

Interview with Nicholas Cox - Posted April 12, 2010
Nicholas Cox, senior program manager with Yahoo, talks with Scott Koegler about integrating semantics with search, and how efforts are showing results in terms of more traffic and more satisfaction for users. ... [semanticweb.com]

Could Google Become the Semantic Web? - Posted February 21, 2010
"Describing the Semantic Web as a “Web of data” is not too helpful for most people, I have learned."  There’s a lot of talk about it, but for most Web users, the idea described in 1981 by Tim Berners-Lee means little. A number of experts and forward thinking companies do care though,... [semanticweb.com]

Yahoo Tools Fate Undecided in Wake of Search Deal with Microsoft - eWeek - Posted February 19, 2010
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Yahoo! looks beyond Google's data cruncher - Register - Posted February 16, 2010
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Peer39: Interview with CEO Amiad Solomon on Semantic Advertising Issues and Opportunities - Posted February 8, 2010
Peer39: Interview with Amiad Solomon Founded in 2006 by an innovative group of scientists and engineers, Peer39 was voted by MIT’s Technology Review as one of the Top Ten Web Startups to Watch in 2008.  Semantic Universe editor Tony Shaw recently spoke with Founder and CEO Amiad Solomon about the company’s innovations,... [semanticweb.com]

Report: AP, Yahoo Close to Reaching Content Deal - Posted January 14, 2010
As reported in The Wall Street Journal earlier this morning, The Associated Press and Yahoo Inc. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Report: AP, Yahoo Close to Reaching Content Deal - Posted January 14, 2010
As reported in The Wall Street Journal earlier this morning, The Associated Press and Yahoo Inc. ... [FishbowlNY]

Building Competency in Semantic Web Technology " Part II - Posted December 22, 2009
In the final installment of this two-part series, Dean Allemang and Scott Henninger look into how the insights about semantic web education have an impact on the adoption of semantic web technologies. When we speak of 'technology adoption', we are referring to the uptake of a new technology by a large group... [semanticweb.com]

Porter Novelli and Voce Communications Win Yahoo Consumer Business - Posted December 16, 2009
We knew a final decision was coming soon, and PRNewser has now confirmed with Yahoo that the company has selected Porter Novelli Voce, a "unique joint venture" between Porter Novelli and Voce Communications as the company... [PRNewser]

Chicago Sun-Times Hires Marketing President - Posted December 9, 2009
Out of all the positions in the newspaper industry to freeze during a recession, it's sad that the people who write and edit the actual copy are the ones who have to find work in a different field. Meanwhile, advertising and marketing staffs continue to grow in many sectors, because media... [Fishbowl NY]

Chicago Sun-Times Hires Marketing President - Posted December 9, 2009
Out of all the positions in the newspaper industry to freeze during a recession, it's sad that the people who write and edit the actual copy are the ones who have to find work in a different field. Meanwhile, advertising and marketing staffs continue to grow in many sectors, because media... [FishbowlNY]

Mary-Elisabeth Ghanem To Join Yahoo PR - Posted November 19, 2009
First on PRNewser: DiGennaro Communications account director Mary-Elisabeth Ghanem is leaving the agency to take a position with Yahoo's internal PR team. Today is her last day and she will be working in Yahoo's New York office starting next week. At... [PRNewser]

Yahoo In Midst of PR Review - Posted November 4, 2009
Yahoo has several PR RFPs in the works; two of which, for its consumer PR and measurement and metrics, have already been issued. The other, for B2B and metrics and measurement will be issued in "the next few days," said May Petry, vice president, corporate communications, Yahoo. PR... [PRNewser]

Former Yahoo VP of Corp. Comm. Brad Williams Joins Verisign - Posted October 6, 2009
Yahoo's former communications head, Brad Williams, will join Verisign, PRWeek's Aarti Shah ... [PRNewser]

Yahoo To Announce $100M Marketing Campaign Tomorrow - Posted September 21, 2009
It's day one of Advertising Week in New York, and so far one of the biggest stories is Yahoo's plans to announce a $100M marketing campaign Tuesday morning. In a somewhat rare occurrence, both The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal publis... [PRNewser]

Semantic Technology and Search - SES San Jose 2009 Coverage - Search Engine Journal - Posted August 18, 2009
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The Web of Data, Beyond What Google and Yahoo Show - Slashdot - Posted July 26, 2009
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KEYNOTE: Executive Round Table: Semantic Search - SemTech 2009 Video - Posted July 6, 2009
This Keynote is presented in six parts. Moderated by: Carla Thompson, Guidewire Group Speakers: Andrew Tomkins, Yahoo! Search Peter Norvig, Google Riza Berkan, hakia Scott Prevost, Powerset division of bing Tomasz Imielinski, Ask.com William Tunstall-Pedoe, True Knowledge Semantic technology changes the rules of the search marketspace, but exactly how, an... [semanticweb.com]

Everything You Wanted to Know About Semantic Technology, But Were ... - ReadWriteWeb - Posted June 26, 2009
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Galway eyes smarter web - Irish Times - Posted June 25, 2009
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Search leaders debate semantics - CNET News - Posted June 17, 2009
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Announcing Glue API - Posted June 16, 2009
Glue is a browser-based social network that connects friends around things they visit online. Glue appears on popular sites like Amazon, Last.fm, Netflix, Yahoo! Finance, Wine.com, Citysearch and many more, revealing friends and other Glue users interested in the same thing around the web. Today, we are announcing the public availability of... [semanticweb.com]

TopQuadrant Offers Free Semantic Web Modeling Tool - Posted June 16, 2009
First Free Semantic Web Editing and Querying Tool with Object-oriented Rule Modeling and RDFa Import SEMANTIC TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE 2009, SAN JOSE, Calif. - June 16, 2009 - TopQuadrant(tm), the global leader in Semantic Web application development technology, today announced TopBraid Composer(tm) Free Edition... [semanticweb.com]

Yahoo! Announces Common Tag: Like The Meta Keywords Tag, But Even ... - Search Engine Land - Posted June 15, 2009
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Bing overtakes Yahoo as No 2 search engine - domain-B - Posted June 6, 2009
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Search for meaningful results - nebusiness.co.uk - Posted June 4, 2009
... [semanticweb.com]

WolframAlpha: Loaded with Potential, Short on Meaning - Posted June 1, 2009
I haven’t been formally trained on WolframAlpha nor have I thoroughly investigated it. In fact, I’ve spent more time reading the hype about it than I have actually kicking the tires. But from the time I’ve spent, some things are already obvious. First and prominently, WolframAlpha does not rely on semantic... [semanticweb.com]

Connect Your Thoughts To The Mindex With Imindi (Private Beta Invites) - TechCrunch - Posted May 25, 2009
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MSLO Co-CEO Moves to Media Advisory Firm - Posted April 21, 2009
Wenda Harris Millard, who joined ... [Fishbowl NY]

MSLO Co-CEO Moves to Media Advisory Firm - Posted April 21, 2009
Wenda Harris Millard, who joined ... [FishbowlNY]

The Semantic Web Gang discuss ontologies - ZDNet Blogs - Posted April 16, 2009
The Semantic Web Gang discuss ontolog... [semanticweb.com]

April 2009: The Semantic Web Gang discuss vocabularies and ontologies - Posted April 16, 2009
Podcast LinkIn the latest episode of the Semantic Web Gang, Yahoo!’s Peter Mika reports from VoCamp on the Spanish island of Ibiza to spark a wide-ranging discussion on the role of vocabularies and ontologies in the Semantic Web. During the conversation, we refer to the following resources; European Semantic Web Conference, Heraklion (ESWC) Freebase Glue Linked... [semanticweb.com]

As Many As 500 Jobs Cut at Yahoo! - Posted April 15, 2009
Even though they have a new chief executive, Yahoo isn't safe from another round of layoffs. Though they lost close to 2400 employees last year, the search giant is still looking for ways to trim costs. The cuts are said to take place in what CEO ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Job Title To Watch: Digital Correspondent - Posted April 7, 2009
Being a blogger forces you to be a multi-tasker. If you're good at what you do, you not only write, but edit, photograph and sometimes even act as videographer and editor, all to create an engaging blog post. So how can you parlay that into a career? Today the American... [MediaJobsDaily]

Former AOL CEO Finds New Job With News Corp. - Posted March 30, 2009
The former head of AOL, Jon Miller, is joining News Corp in the new role of CEO, Digital Media ... [MediaJobsDaily]

More Changes At AOL - Posted March 26, 2009
Since he was hired two weeks ago at AOL, everyone has been wondering what Tim Armstrong&#151 former head of advertising at ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Google Keeps Tweaking Search Results, Leaving Little Room for Rivals - BusinessWeek - Posted March 24, 2009
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Yahoo enhances SearchMonkey developer platform - VNUNet.com - Posted March 13, 2009
Yahoo enhances S... [semanticweb.com]

Yahoo: easier Searchmonkey means better search - CNET News - Posted March 12, 2009
... [semanticweb.com]

Doug Lenat - I was positively impressed with Wolfram Alpha - Posted March 10, 2009
Stephen Wolfram generously gave me a two-hour demo of Wolfram Alpha last evening, and I was quite positively impressed.  As he said, it's not AI, and not aiming to be, so it shouldn't be measured by contrasting it with HAL or Cyc but with Google or Yahoo.  At its heart is a... [semanticweb.com]

Yahoo adds fancy Facebook links to search results - CNET News - Posted February 26, 2009
Yahoo adds fancy Facebook link... [semanticweb.com]

Web Publishing Roll Up: Tools, Tricks and Clicks - CMSWire - Posted February 26, 2009
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Yahoo s editor-in-chief on feeding the web 24/7 - Livemint - Posted February 22, 2009
Yahoo s editor-i... [semanticweb.com]

Yahoo! Search Turns 5, Has Tech to Show For It - ReadWriteWeb - Posted February 18, 2009
Yahoo! Sear... [semanticweb.com]

Semantic Web-based E-Commerce: Webmasters, Get Ready! - Posted February 9, 2009
Executive Summary Within the past few months, the Semantic Web has become something any Webmaster must take serious, because the key components are ready for production usage, and there are tangible benefits: With GoodRelations, there is now a standard vocabulary for e-commerce, RDFa provides a stable syntax ... [semanticweb.com]

Should Yahoo Buy Gawker, The New York Times? - Posted January 26, 2009
So what's in store for Yahoo? New CEO Carol Bartz will be announcing the company's first quarter results tomorrow, and all signs point towards the numbers being less than spectacular.... [Fishbowl NY]

Should Yahoo Buy Gawker, The New York Times? - Posted January 26, 2009
So what's in store for Yahoo? New CEO Carol Bartz will be announcing the company's first quarter results tomorrow, and all signs point towards the numbers being less than spectacular.... [FishbowlNY]

Ontology based mining of digital text - Internet monitoring for Investor Relations - Posted January 22, 2009
The evolution of the semantic web brings new possibilities to handle the information overload. This paper focuses on the motivation to integrate two applications and the usage of semantic content for information managers. Analysts and executives need to understand today the value of semantic technologies in relation to business intelligence and... [semanticweb.com]

In Search of Tags Lost: Combining Social Bookmarking and SemWeb Technologies - Posted January 20, 2009
— PHILIP DUDCHUK, SERGE MINORExecutive Summary We introduce a web application which integrates the core idea of social bookmarking with semantic components allowing to enhance search and navigation, and to overcome the drawbacks of collaborative tagging. Social Bookmarking and its Limits Social bookmark... [semanticweb.com]

Why Information Models Matter - Posted January 13, 2009
— BETH HUFFER, ANNE HUNTExecutive Summary If ontology is going to provide the next generation of intelligent information management, more attention must be given to creating high-fidelity, truly semantic models that are capable of representing not only the electronic media that are used to store the information, music, graphics, etc. that people care... [semanticweb.com]

Yahoo! Layoffs: The Gift That Keeps On Giving - Posted December 16, 2008
Just a few days after its draconian layoffs, Yahoo! is still feeling the pinch of an angry mob that was p-o'd at being dumped. The result has been a boon for Valleywag.com, which posted some of the more interesting behind-th... [FishbowlLA]

Not Too Many Saying Yahoo! To Yahoo!: Layoffs Started Today - Posted December 10, 2008
Yahoo! in California went through with its quasi-announced layoffs today. Hundreds of people were shown the door by security guards (1,500 throughout the state; 200 in L.A.), complete with Christmas gifts in their arms and tears in their eyes. Generally, even though they were being lai... [FishbowlLA]

Yahoo's Jerry Yang Steps Down as CEO - Posted November 18, 2008
Looks like at least one chapter of the long Yahoo soap opera has drawn to a close. Jerry Yang, who co-founded Yahoo back in 1995 announced yeste... [Fishbowl NY]

Yahoo's Jerry Yang Steps Down as CEO - Posted November 18, 2008
Looks like at least one chapter of the long Yahoo soap opera has drawn to a close. Jerry Yang, who co-founded Yahoo back in 1995 announced yeste... [FishbowlNY]

The Rest of the World Not So Thrilled at the Empire of the Google - Posted September 16, 2008
Looks like the rest of the world isn't so thrilled at Google's "ever-tightening grip on internet traffic" and "its unbridled use of online content." Especially when it comes to the proposed Google-Yah... [Fishbowl NY]

The Rest of the World Not So Thrilled at the Empire of the Google - Posted September 16, 2008
Looks like the rest of the world isn't so thrilled at Google's "ever-tightening grip on internet traffic" and "its unbridled use of online content." Especially when it comes to the proposed Google-Yah... [FishbowlNY]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted September 16, 2008
Driven: Bob Pool is surprised to learn that there are cab drivers in Burbank with hybrid cars. We are surprised to learn that there are cab drivers in Burbank. ... [FishbowlLA]

Disney-ABC Adds Three Execs to Digital Media - Posted September 9, 2008
The good people at Disney sent over this press release, touting their poaching of Karin Timpone and Lauren DeVi... [FishbowlLA]

Yahoo Does the Hanging Chad, Yang Actually Not So Popular - Posted August 6, 2008
Rumors have been swirling since last week's Yahoo shareholder's meeting that the voting results from the August 1 election of its... [Fishbowl NY]

Yahoo Does the Hanging Chad, Yang Actually Not So Popular - Posted August 6, 2008
Rumors have been swirling since last week's Yahoo shareholder's meeting that the voting results from the August 1 election of its... [FishbowlNY]

Icahn Forsakes Yahoo Shareholder's High Noon Throwdown - Posted August 1, 2008
This is no fun at all. After months of stirring up trouble and headlines (and blog posts) proxy battler Carl Icahn will not be attending the Yahoo's long anticipated annual shareholders meeting today. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Icahn Forsakes Yahoo Shareholder's High Noon Throwdown - Posted August 1, 2008
This is no fun at all. After months of stirring up trouble and headlines (and blog posts) proxy battler Carl Icahn will not be attending the Yahoo's long anticipated annual shareholders meeting today. ... [FishbowlNY]

Is That All There Is? Microsoft Calls it a Day on Yahoo Bid - Posted July 25, 2008
Alas. It looks like maybe, finally, Microsoft has thrown in the Yahoo towel. The last straw in the months long we-love-you, we-love-you-not dealings may have been this week's... [Fishbowl NY]

Is That All There Is? Microsoft Calls it a Day on Yahoo Bid - Posted July 25, 2008
Alas. It looks like maybe, finally, Microsoft has thrown in the Yahoo towel. The last straw in the months long we-love-you, we-love-you-not dealings may have been this week's... [FishbowlNY]

Jerry Yang Speaks, er, Writes! - Posted July 17, 2008
In recent weeks most of the talk about the operatic ins and outs of the Yahoo and Microsoft relationship have centered around what proxy battler ... [Fishbowl NY]

Jerry Yang Speaks, er, Writes! - Posted July 17, 2008
In recent weeks most of the talk about the operatic ins and outs of the Yahoo and Microsoft relationship have centered around what proxy battler ... [FishbowlNY]

Yahoo, Microsoft and Google Take it to the Judge - Posted July 16, 2008
If only we could all take our bad relationship complaints directly to a congressional hearing. At an anti-trust hearing yesterday an exec for Microsoft — whose ... [Fishbowl NY]

Yahoo, Microsoft and Google Take it to the Judge - Posted July 16, 2008
If only we could all take our bad relationship complaints directly to a congressional hearing. At an anti-trust hearing yesterday an exec for Microsoft — whose ... [FishbowlNY]

Icahn and Microsoft Fail to Charm Yahoo, Again - Posted July 14, 2008
It's back off-again. Over the week-end Yahoo rejected Carl Icahn and ... [Fishbowl NY]

Icahn and Microsoft Fail to Charm Yahoo, Again - Posted July 14, 2008
It's back off-again. Over the week-end Yahoo rejected Carl Icahn and ... [FishbowlNY]

Icahn Sweet Talks Microsoft Back to the Yahoo Table - Posted July 8, 2008
We're running out of relationship metaphors to describe the on-again, off-again business dealings between Yahoo, Microsoft and more recently, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Icahn Sweet Talks Microsoft Back to the Yahoo Table - Posted July 8, 2008
We're running out of relationship metaphors to describe the on-again, off-again business dealings between Yahoo, Microsoft and more recently, ... [FishbowlNY]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted June 13, 2008
Coolest Story of the Day: In Myanmar, an unnamed LAT reporter is working in secret to cover the devastation the government is trying to hide in the wake... [FishbowlLA]

Jason Wang Joins Razorfish - Posted June 12, 2008
Former speakTECH tech strategist Jason Wang has joined the Marketing firm of Avenue A/Razorfish, which (according to... [FishbowlLA]

How Yahoo! is defining the Semantic Web - Posted June 2, 2008
Yahoo! has entered the Semantic Web with the announcement of RDF support in SearchMonkey . And leave it to a semantic web veteran like Peter Mika to be the one to make it happen. SearchMonkey has become the inspiration for my latest cocktail-party answer to the question, "What is the... [semanticweb.com]

Technology Review - Operator - Posted May 21, 2008
As I was preparing for my upcoming embedded RDF/microformats talk at the Semantic Technology Conference, I wasn't too surprised at the level of discourse that has transpired between the RDF evangelists and the microformat followers.  I've been around long enough to remember the object-oriented vs. relational database arguments, various interpreted vs.... [semanticweb.com]

Mother and baby doing well - Posted March 14, 2008
You know something is up when RDF and the Semantic Web are mentioned on TechCrunch . That's not one of the 'new company raises $6m to enable Semantic Web search, but is never heard of again' kind of mentions. It's a simple, straightforward, 'Yahoo! is now starting to index the metadata... [semanticweb.com]

Enterprise 3.0: Semweb Commercialization Options - Posted January 16, 2008
Back when I was an industry analyst (VP, E-Business Strategies at the META Group, since acquired by Gartner), I often had to critique emerging markets.  Unlike venture capitalists, industry analysts are privy to product roadmaps from publicly-traded companies, including the industry giants (Oracle, SAP, Microsoft, IBM).  And unlike i-bankers, they are... [semanticweb.com]

Technology Review - TopBraid Composer s SparqlMotion - Posted January 6, 2008
Taking a break from ontology visualization, we investigate an novel technology out of TopQuadrant that gets users one step closer to realizing the power of the Semantic Web. Last month, Holger’s blog mentioned that TopQuadrant had released a new “visualization language... [semanticweb.com]

Using Microformats to Get Started with the Semantic Web - Posted October 4, 2007
Web developers use microformats to get out of the Semantic Web starting gate. True technological paradigm shifts don't happen easily. There's always the challenge of getting from here to there. The IT industry has typically referred to this as the "installed base" problem, and it represents as thorny an issue for... [semanticweb.com]

Authors At the Workplace to Read, Not Work - Posted July 23, 2007
The SF Chronicle's Tamara Straus looks at the recent trend of publishers sending authors not to the bookstores, but to the workplace to tour. Since the fall of 2005, for example, Google has joined several large West Coast companies such as Microsoft, Starbucks and Yahoo in hosting authors for weekly, sometimes... [GalleyCat]

Wenda Harris Millard Exits Yahoo for MSLO - Posted June 25, 2007
Yahoo! loses another--Wenda Harris Millard resigned to join Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia as president of media. Millard will be charge of all MSLO's media businesses, which include publishing, Internet a... [FishbowlLA]

LAT Finds Its "Missing Ingredient" - Posted May 31, 2007
And just what was that missing ingredient? Another chef. LOS ANGELES, May 31, 2007 -- The Los Angeles Times Media Group today announced that Scott Sullivan, former chief information officer for Edmunds.com and senior vice president of technology operations and engineering for ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted April 16, 2007
Stealing Its Own Thunder: So much for understanding the media. CBS Corp. announced its "rapid evolution from an old-media titan into a powerful Internet player" with a "Rolling Thunder," a new online network that will partner with Micros... [FishbowlLA]

Obama | Judy Miller | Graydon Carter | David Letterman | Ann Moore: Time Inc. Needs More Failures | New York Mag To Move Downtown? | Wallpaper Eyes Details Editor - Posted January 31, 2007
Obama: Putting "deep freeze" on Fox News reporters? [Washington Post's Sleuth] Judy Miller: Testifies at Libby trial. [WSJ] ... [Fishbowl NY]

Obama | Judy Miller | Graydon Carter | David Letterman | Ann Moore: Time Inc. Needs More Failures | New York Mag To Move Downtown? | Wallpaper Eyes Details Editor - Posted January 31, 2007
Obama: Putting "deep freeze" on Fox News reporters? [Washington Post's Sleuth] Judy Miller: Testifies at Libby trial. [WSJ] ... [FishbowlNY]

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