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Why Yahoo! Was Live Streaming Taylor Swift

Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Yahoo! is tiptoeing into original Web content creation and this is just the latest tier in its plan.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Sunnyvale, CA, TheStreet, eMarketer

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Tumblr and Yahoo want to pillage your selfies

Tumblr receives about 130 million posts per day. The Yahoo-owned brand is one of the more popular social photo sharing sites on the Web and is now beginning to parse posts made by users to identify brand affiliations.



Leftist Caricature Jordan Sargent At GAWKER Triggered By White Woman Stopping Black Crime

Jordan Sargent is a typical Gawker contributor, divvying up his time between speculation on Justin Bieber's sex life and point-and-spluttering about white Americans maintaining civilization.


Silicon Alley Insider

AppNexus Takes A $90 Million-Plus Investment And Is Now Valued At $1.2 Billion

AppNexus, the New York-based adtech giant, has taken a $90 million round of investment that values the company at $1.2 billion, CEO Brian O'Kelley told Business Insider.


Related Topix: AppNexus, Business Insider

PC Magazine

Mom Develops App Kids Can 'Ignore No More'

There are a handful of things you can count on most teenagers to do: post selfies to Instagram, spend hours surfing Tumblr, and ignore their parents' phone calls.


Related Topix: Family, Kids

Fri Aug 15, 2014


Rooster CCO Gavin McInnes Asked to Take Leave of Absence

Gavin McInnes , chief creative officer of Rooster in New York, has been asked to take an indefinite leave of absence following the publication of a transphobic essay.


Related Topix: Startups, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Ottaway Newspapers, Music


Twix Bites Launches 'Throwback Thursday' Campaign

In May, Mars Chocolate North America launched a campaign supporting its new Twix Bites, which offered funny excuses for why it took so long for the brand to think of offering bite-sized versions of the popular candy.


Daily Kos

The kids are alright because they #stay woke

Tumblr is a free microblogging site. According to Wikpedia, Tumblr hosts over 197.3 million blogs, more than 95 million posts are created on the site each day and "the service is most popular with the teen and college-aged user segments with half of Tumblr's visitor base being under the age of 25." This is by no means a comprehensive roundup but ... (more)


Related Topix: Family, Kids

Thu Aug 14, 2014


Yahoo eyes small businesses with Stores e-commerce launch

Yahoo is dabbling with different ideas left and right to try to boost revenue, from mobile to digital publishing to dozens upon dozens of small acquisitions that are supposedly going to add up to something.


Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Small Business, Personal Finance, Internet, Science / Technology


Support for Facebook in NYC Dispute

Lawyers for Foursquare, Kickstarter, Meetup, and Tumblr say the social sites support Facebook in its clash with NYC prosecutors over search warrants for user postings and other data.


Related Topix: Social Software, Criminal Defense Law, Law, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA

Wed Aug 13, 2014


Encouraging Girls to Embrace Tech, No Matter Where They Live

The bubbly 16-year-old Jordanian is on a free, three-week trip to the U.S. where she's making new friends, learning web design and meeting executives at some of the top tech companies in the U.S., including Google and Tumblr.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Jordan, NY, Web Design, Arts, WebMD, North America Travel, Washington D.C. Travel


The Problem With Humans of New York

A girl from the required class for English majors at my college has lately been sharing a lot of posts from the website Humans of New York.


Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Books, Humans of New York, Invictus, Celebrities, Morgan Freeman

Park Record

Daughter of Robin Williams faced online abuse

Robin Williams' daughter has abandoned her online social media accounts in disgust following what she called "cruel and unnecessary" messages following her father's death, a move that has prompted Twitter to explore how it handles such situations.


Related Topix: Twitter, Park City, UT

News Observer

Atlantic Beach Pie is a dream come true

But oh, what a legend it has become. Those are the basic ingredients of chef Bill Smith's Atlantic Beach Pie, born from Smith's memory of eating at seafood restaurants on the N.C. coast when he was a kid.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Recipes, Dining, Publishing, Media, New Times, Chapel Hill, NC

Sys-Con Media

ChangeTip Micropayments Now Available on Google Plus, YouTube, Tumblr

ChangeTip allows anyone to instantly reward or "tip" any great video, cause or content on the Web.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Twitter, Reddit, GitHub

International Business Times

Selena Gomez Upset and Concerned About Sexy Selfies Shared with Justin Bieber - Reports

Selena Gomez is reportedly very upset about her alleged nude pictures which were leaked last week.


Tue Aug 12, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks

The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, August 4 to Sunday August 10 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.


Related Topix: Best of 2007, Warner Music Group, Media, Music, Opinion

New York Magazine

love and warThe Power of 29: An Ode to Being Almost 30It's the moment ...

Like most people of my generation, I'm quick to say that my 20s, frankly, kind of sucked.


Holtz Communication + Technology

The Hobson & Holtz Report - Podcast #768: August 11, 2014

Quick News: Why the demise of marks the end of the bedroom vlog, Pinterest introduces messaging via pins, up to 100 brands to go as P&G declutters, can we stop stressing about Facebook's Messenger permissions?; Ragan promo; News That Fits: Are you making the most out of Tumblr?; Michael Netzley's Asia Report: is Beijing punishing foreign ... (more)


Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, LinkedIn, ITA Software, Marketing

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Erie Times News

Other social media back Facebook in NYC dispute

Facebook's fight against prosecutors over nearly 400 search warrants for users' postings and other data is drawing support from other social media companies and civil libertarians.


Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA


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