Articles with the tag Google

What Do Google Searches Say About Your State?

Every state prides itself on something. We have the Sunshine State, the Lone Star State, even the Show Me State. Well, Google is taking a real look at what states are really thinking about. According to Estately, Google gathered the top trending searches for each state. The results are pretty telling. For example, Texas and […]

The Best of 2014 According To Google [Video]

Google was used trillions of times in 2014. As the year comes to an end, Google has released the top searches of the year. The top 10 search terms in the United States were as follows: 1. Robin Williams The world was shocked when news broke that comedian, Robin Williams had committed suicide. After his […]

10 Strange Domain Name Facts That’ll Make You Go “WTF?”

The internet is a strange place. It’ll only get stranger once you’ve read up on facts about domain names below. 1. Webmasters purchasing misspelled domain names to prevent people from taking away traffic to their main site is common practice. However, Google went out of their way to purchase domains that could potentially do them harm when placed […]

Google Inbox and the Twitter highlights from #inboxhappyhour

Two weeks ago, Google made headlines once again when they released “Inbox.” It’s not Gmail, it’s a new brand of email services. “Inbox” will read your email so you don’t have to (grouping similar messages together), display photos from the email (so you don’t have to actually click on that email from your great-Aunt Kathy to see […]

Confirmed? Google Buying Twitch for $1 Billion

Since May there have been rumors floating about that Google were gearing up to buy Twitch in a $1 billion dollar deal but no official statement was ever made by either side. It now looks like that deal may have moved ahead according to a story from VentureBeat anyway, although we still seem to be waiting […]

Adios, Orkut! Even Though We Didn’t Know You Were Still Alive…

Marking the end of the first half of the year, Google officially announced that it is taking down its first social networking baby, Orkut. Back then – a decade ago – Orkut was the thing; but we know how the Internet landscape changes, and Orkut was really only a “20 percent” project for the Google […]

Little Girl’s Note To Google Gets Her Father Many Vacation Days

How can one not agree to anything on a handwritten letter in blue crayon? A little girl wrote her very own letter to Google, where he father works, asking if he could have the day off for his birthday. Her logic is outstanding and the letter is plain adorable. The letter was posted on imgur […]

YouTube To Acquire Twitch For $1 Billion

YouTube is reported to have acquired gaming and e-sports video site Twitch for $1 billion. The Wall Street Journal earlier reported that the talks were progressing, however Variety reports that the deal, to be paid in cash, is sealed and will be announced officially “imminently.” The acquisition will be the largest for the Google owned […]

Social Media Takes An Interest In The Goblin Shark

Goblin Sharks are having their 15 minutes of fame today following strong social media interest in them following the publication of a photo of the rare shark. The Goblin Shark is species of deep-sea shark that is rarely caught, and often misunderstood. The Goblin Shark has a distinctive look with an elongated, flattened snout, and […]

Google+ Exec Vic Gundotra Leaving Tech Giant

Google+ got its start in late June 2011 back when it was invite-only in private beta, and SVP of Engineering Vic Gundotra was instrumental in helping it grow. Today, Gundotra posted on the social network announcing his departure from Google after nearly eight years. “I have been incredibly fortunate to work with the amazing people of […]

Google Glass Update Includes SMS, Glassware Calendar For iOS

Last week Google Glass went on sale to the masses for one day only. This week the company has announced SMS and Glassware Calender updates for iOS users. The first of the new features allows iPhone users to receive notifications for incoming text messages, a feature that is already available for Android handset users. Enabling […]

Palcohol Powdered Alcohol Makes Social Media Drunk With Interest

A new “powdered alcohol” called Palcohol has social media buzzing, with news of the substance trending on Facebook, Twitter and Google. Palcohol is, as suggested a powdered form of alcohol, similar to powered milk. You add Palcohol to water and bingo: instant alcoholic drink. Once launched the company intends to offer six different flavors; two base […]

Google+ Expanding +Post Ads To Qualified Pages

Google+ began testing its +Post ads with select advertisers back in December, and today announced they’re now available to all Pages that qualify. In order to qualify, you must have a minimum of 1,000 followers, the sponsored post must be “relevant to your audience,” and you have Shared Endorsements turned on. The social network is also […]

Yahoo and Vevo Get More Friendly With New Deal

  Yahoo and partially owned Google spinoff Vevo have signed a new deal that will see Vevo videos on Yahoo more often. Under the deal reported by Variety, Yahoo will feature more first run Vevo clips, along with earlier rights to music clips. According to the press release: Our renewed partnership with Yahoo will bring […]

Gone Girl Trailer Hits (Watch It Here)

The first trailer for Gone Girl has hit the internet, and Social New Daily has it. Gone Girl is a mystery-thriller film based on the 2012 novel written by Gillian Flynn. It is directed by David Fincher, and stars Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris and Paul Mills, and is due to be released […]

Mimi Faust Has A Sextape, Sadly Social Media Cares

  Mimi Faust, the star of “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta” has a sextape, and sadly social media cares. Mimi trended on Twitter early morning April 15th, and the term “Mimi sex tape” was sadly the second most searched term on Google. Mimi is a main character on VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta.” If […]

Google Beats Facebook, Acquires Drone Maker Titan Aerospace

Facebook was reportedly set to acquire drone maker Titan Aerospace last month in a deal worth $60 million, but it appears Google had other plans. Titan creates solar-powered drones that are capable of flying up to 65,000 feet for five years, all while transmitting Internet speeds up to 1 Gbps. Its fleet seemed prime for Facebook CEO […]

Mark This Date: April 15 Is The Only Day You Can Buy Google Glass

Google has decided to open up the ability to buy Google Glass…but it’s April 15th only. The often parodied but somewhat interesting offering from the search giant allows you to wander around and speak to your glasses, complete with the ability to see things projected to one eye…while looking…we’ll just leave it as interesting. There […]

Game of Thrones Dominates Social Charts With Season 4 Debut

Game of Thrones has dominated social media today with the long awaited debut of season 4. The George RR Martin penned series has been a huge hit for HBO over its initial three series, with the show often topping the BitTorrent charts, let alone cable ratings. Game of Thrones was the top  search term on […]