Archive for category: Services

AOL Chooses Yahoo!’s Right Media Exchange For AOL Ad Inventory Control

AOL Chooses Yahoo!’s Right Media Exchange For AOL Ad Inventory Control

4 / February 6, 2012 10:28 pm

Yahoo!’s Right Media Exchange has been selected as the program of choice for serving AOL ad inventory. The announcement follows the company’s Q4 2011 partnership with Yahoo. According to Yahoo: The inventory AOL makes available under the display advertising agreement […]

Swizz Beats NOT MegaUpload CEO, Forbes Reports

Swizz Beats NOT MegaUpload CEO, Forbes Reports

3 / January 20, 2012 8:54 am

This afternoon and evening brought a flurry of stories one on top of another about the shutdown of download site MegaUpload, the massive investigation into its owners, operators and practices and the subsequent Anonymous attacks on several government sites as […]

Disney Leaps on “Social Commerce” Trend With DisneyBaby.com

Disney Leaps on “Social Commerce” Trend With DisneyBaby.com

3 / January 19, 2012 8:48 am

Oh, please, if there is a God and you are listening to me, do not incorporate Facebook into the new DisneyBaby.com venture. I love babies. And I’m a mom, myself. But interest in children seems to be inversely proportional to […]

GetGlue Secures $15M in Financing

GetGlue Secures $15M in Financing

2 / January 14, 2012 11:11 am

You may have seen GetGlue check-ins on Facebook, but if you haven’t, it’s essentially like the Foursquare of television. So if you want to get in on all the badge-earning action, but don’t have much of a social life, GetGlue […]

Facebook To Reach 1 Billion Users In August [Report]

Facebook To Reach 1 Billion Users In August [Report]

4 / January 13, 2012 6:32 pm

Facebook is on course to reach a huge milestone in August 2012, that’s the month in which the social network is expected to pass the 1 billion users plateau. In case your not familiar with our planet’s currently population that’s […]

Harvey Weinstein Teams With AOL-HuffingtonPost To Relaunch Moviefone

Harvey Weinstein Teams With AOL-HuffingtonPost To Relaunch Moviefone

2 / January 11, 2012 2:32 pm

Superproducer Harvey Weinstein has teamed with AOL-HuffingtonPost Group to help relaunch the company’s Moviefone platform. Under the relaunch AOL will now feature new content from Weinstein,  Tribeca Film Festival COO Jon Patricof and a former associate of Stanley Kubrick’s. Moviefone is […]

Facebook: It’s Coming To Your Car

Facebook: It’s Coming To Your Car

3 / January 11, 2012 10:43 am

Okay, I really do love Facebook as much as any of you- it’s my social media crack of choice, and I engage in any number of Facebook-related activities throughout the day despite my advanced age of mumblety-two, my ostensible tech […]

Dish to Unleash 2TB Kangaroo-Themed Hopper/Joey Boxes, Can Store 8 Days of Primetime

Dish to Unleash 2TB Kangaroo-Themed Hopper/Joey Boxes, Can Store 8 Days of Primetime

5 / January 11, 2012 9:33 am

Dish Networks (which is, incidentally, dropping the “Networks” and just going by “Dish”) unveiled a new multi-room DVR system at CES, called Hopper. The Hopper system has a cool feature, which is additional boxes called Joeys, which can go in […]

WB Hops Into Photo Sharing Game With Out My Window

WB Hops Into Photo Sharing Game With Out My Window

1 / January 10, 2012 9:52 am

It looks like Warner Bros. is entering the realm of twee, ephemeral photo sharing sites like Flickr and Instagram, as Fusible has observed a pending project from the company called Out My Window. Little is known about Out My Window, […]

Is Pinterest Signaling a Curation Trend in Social Media?

Is Pinterest Signaling a Curation Trend in Social Media?

1 / January 7, 2012 10:37 am

Are you using Pinterest yet? It’s only the best thing in the history of internet everything. That could be a bit of hyperbole, but as an early user of the less-hyped and pretty much now dead Wists, and later adopter […]

AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) Upgrade Wreaks Havoc On User Privacy

AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) Upgrade Wreaks Havoc On User Privacy

0 / January 5, 2012 4:49 am

If your online privacy is of great concern to you it’s a good idea to avoid downloading the new preview version of AOL Instant Messenger. Privacy rights group Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) discovered that AOL was storing more logs of communications […]

AOL Still Charging Unsuspecting Customers For Email

AOL Still Charging Unsuspecting Customers For Email

0 / January 5, 2012 3:44 am

In case you haven’t heard the good news email is now free, I know that might sound ridiculous to mention but as it turns out some AOL customers have been paying for their AOL.com email addresses for the last decade […]

Facebook 2012: Ron Paul Winning ‘Web Caucus’

Facebook 2012: Ron Paul Winning ‘Web Caucus’

0 / January 4, 2012 9:42 am

It’s probably not news if you’ve got a substantial number of Facebook friends who dig on Ron Paul, but the engagement surrounding the GOP c-c-c-combo breaker is insanely high compared to other people and things. Something about Ron Paul gets […]

Spotify’s Top 100 in 2011, Country by Country

Spotify’s Top 100 in 2011, Country by Country

0 / January 4, 2012 12:58 am

I have to admit, I’m kind of in love with Spotify. At first, I was like, “okay, so it’s Grooveshark, but I have to open a separate app. Lame.” And then I was like, “well, it might be okay, but […]