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Business Owners Rise Against Yelp Panel in Hollywood

A recent article from the LA Times reports the growing dissatisfaction with Yelp, a popular review site for restaurants, tradesmen, and local businesses. Yelp, Inc. held a panel of three reviewers and two business owners at the Pantages Theatre on Tuesday in Los Angeles, California. The meeting was held in an effort to explore misconceptions […]

Twitter Updates its Search Results

Twitter has announced that it has revamped its search results on Twitter.com, making it possible for users to search the social network with features similar to Google’s Universal Search. As they type their queries users can now search photos and accounts as well as recent searches and social contexts. Twitter’s updated search results panel now […]

Ripoff Report Verified is Now Available… For a Small Fee

Ripoff report is now offering a postive reputation program called Ripoff Report Verified that gives firms 14 days to take care of new complaints before critical reviews are posted for an ongoing $90 per month. Businesses may be able to use this to have higher rankings in Google and Bing. Ripoff report is notorious for […]

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Promises to Keep the Spirit of Tumblr in Buyout

It has been rumored all week that Yahoo is going to buy out Tumblr for 1 billion dollars. The blogging site is has grown incredibly popular among young people, but many worry that the site will end up as an ad farm for Yahoo’s main site, ads that bring in billions of dollars a year. […]

Suspicious Risqué Activity Found on Linked-In

A recent update to Linked-In’s policies added the clause to the things not to do as “Even if it is legal where you are located, create profiles or provide content that promotes escort services or prostitution.” Hani Durzy, director of Linked-In’s corporate communications, claims that this story isn’t newsworthy. Durzy says is simply a clarification […]

LivingSocial Experiences Security Breach

The security of LivingSocial’s computer systems was breached through a cyber attack. Through their shenanigans, perpetrators were able to gain access to LivingSocial’s customer data. Apparently, the information of about 50 million customers was affected by the attack. Authorities were notified and they are actively looking into the case, it’s being reported. Besides names and […]

Submit Express in the News

Have you caught up on all the recent press coverage Submit Express has been getting? A piece that appeared recently in Yahoo Voices, by Lana Bandoim, discussing why responsive Web design cannot be ignored made reference to Submit Express’s recommendations for improved mobile site design and for providing site users with a “more valuable” experience […]

Google to Glass Contest Participants: Pay Up

Interested in being a Google Glass early adopter? Submit your application to the contest going on right now. Glass, a mobile device developed by Google, can shoot video, take pictures, and look up information online. It’s worn like glasses and comes with a tiny screen. Glass responds to voice, touch, and head movements. Folks of […]

Pinterest’s Ben Silbermann Speaks

Tom Simonite, a senior IT editor at MIT Technology Review, recently interviewed Ben Silbermann, Pinterest’s CEO and co-founder. The interview gives a glimpse at how company brass envisions the monetized future of the hugely popular, and still young, site. It seems everyone is using Pinterest — amateur chefs, First Lady Michelle Obama, designer-types putting together […]

Facebook’s Graph Search Unveiled

What did Facebook’s January 15th media event unveil? Graph Search. It’s exactly what it sounds like, even that whispered allusion to Google Search that you’re considering. After all, couldn’t they have chosen another word that didn’t start with a ‘G’? In any case, search for your own Facebook content, and the Facebook content of others […]