Hottest News on Social Media

Pick Up Lines Go Social With ‘Singles Around Me’ App

  • November 26th, 2010 by Tisha Tolar
SinglesAroundMe can replace the standby phrase of  “What’s a nice girl like you doing in a place like this?” and replace it with an upscale app to see where available singles are located. The hot new trend in apps is the geo-location applications to help find friends, potential friends and even now, potential mates. Lavalife and eHarmony, the heavy hitters… Read more

The Rise of Real Time Search Engines

  • November 22nd, 2010 by Ann Smarty
There are some search engines that immediately come to mind when you conjure a mental list. Google, Yahoo and Bing are almost always going to be the three that are put ahead of the rest. But these are usually only good for basic searches, not live results. When you want to get the best live results on the web, where… Read more

Zenergo: Less Chatter, More Matter

  • October 27th, 2010 by Ann Smarty
Zenergo is a social media promotion site which combines location based services with activity orientated networking. The aim of the site is to allow people to find and promote events based on activities they love, not only within Zenergo but across most of web 2.0 as well. Aesthetically the site is fairly minimalistic, in a good, clean way. Users can… Read more

Facebook Claims More User Time than Google

  • September 23rd, 2010 by Tisha Tolar
Facebook, the hugely popular social networking site, can now claims the title as the number one location for the amount of total time spent on a site by Internet users.  Based on information from market research firm comScore, web users visiting Facebook spent more time on that site than any other destination while web-surfing. U.S. web users spent 41.1 million… Read more

Social Media Bill of Rights on the Horizon

  • July 19th, 2010 by Tisha Tolar
Facebook, Google and AT&T have had their share of privacy issues, hacked sites and third party infiltrators to name a few. The exponential growth of computer use and social media within all levels of government, corporate and personal use, privacy advocates feel it is time to develop a core ‘standards of use’ practices that consumers can expect to be employed… Read more

Google Working Toward Twitter Boost

  • June 9th, 2010 by Tisha Tolar
Advertisers can now introduce Google users directly to their Twitter page right from their Google ads. Last year, Google struck a $15 million deal with Twitter that would incorporate ‘tweets’ into the search engine’s results. Google is finally ready to unleash a new type of display ad that will allow Twitter users to follow advertisers directly. The new ads will… Read more

Bing Takes on Google in UK

  • March 9th, 2010 by Ann Smarty
It’s almost hard to think of Microsoft being the underdog in anything. Even in the mp3 player market they are no longer considered the underdog (although they are still not the goliath).… Read more

Google’s Getting All Up in Your Face(book)

  • February 25th, 2010 by Tisha Tolar
If you haven’t already seen it, your Facebook posts might be showing up in Google search results around the web. The search engine honcho has indeed begun to index Facebook content and has already been indexing information from MySpace and Twitter.… Read more

A ‘Buzz’ Kill For Google?

  • February 24th, 2010 by Tisha Tolar
There’s not much of a buzz for Buzz, Google’s latest foray into social networking.  Some technology experts are calling it “social networking for the anti-social”, others are calling it a “social networking aggregator” that does little more than funnel information from similar sites through it, and yet others say that it’s not quite different enough from its competitors Twitter and… Read more

Should Google and Social Media Censor Content?

  • December 2nd, 2009 by Orrett
Google “Michelle Obama” and you might come up with a picture looking like a cross between an ape and the first lady. Search Facebook for “f*** Jesus” and you will come up with at least 3 groups dedicated to their hatred of Christianity and Jesus Christ.… Read more