France Outlaws “Facebook” and “Twitter” Mentions On TV

In what can only be described as one of the dumbest network broadcasting rules we have ever heard, officials in France this week banned the words “Facebook” and “Twitter” from the television. Under the strange law newscasters may only refer to both social networks if the networks themselves make the news, while they can not […]

Twitter Photo Hosting: Don’t Worry You Own Your Photos

If you heard news today that Twitter will own your photos it’s time to take a deep breath and relax, it turns out that information is 100% false. Rumors of Twitter photo ownership started today when Courtney Boyd Myers at The Next Web asked Photobucket CEO Tom Munro who owned the users work, to which […]

[Experience] Intel’s ‘Museum of Me’ Makes Your Facebook Account an Exhibit

It’s been proven that looking at our own Facebook profiles gives us a little ego-massage, with the carefully curated collection of individual content providing sometimes much-needed positive reinforcement. Intel has a new “Museum of Me” web feature that pulls your data and creates a cute little distraction based on your friends, likes and information stored […]

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt: I Screwed Up Against Facebook

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt came out and told his audience at the Wall Street Journal‘s D: All Things Digital conference on Wednesday that when it came to taking Facebook head on he screwed up. As Facebook crosses the 700 million member mark and Google spends billions to catch up the company’s heavy hitter said: “Three […]

[Social Studies] Researchers Use Twitter to Test 150 Friends Theory

In the 90’s, British anthropologist Robin Dunbar discovered that our ability to connect in groups tops out at about 150 people. Sounds like a lot, but these innate limits have been seriously put to the test by the inception of online social networks. In the past, people came and went from the landscapes of our […]

Twitter Unveils New Photo Feature

At D9 today, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo gave a preview of the new Twitter photo-sharing service. The new photo-sharing service will be rolled out over the next few weeks, and will coincide with new improvements to Twitter’s search feature. Here’s a screen cap of what the new feature looks like. Photos will be hosted by […]

Twitter Announces New Search Functions, Partners With Photobucket

Twitter is jumping into the photo hosting and sharing arena full force, on the same day that the company revealed their new photo setup they have also announced two new search capabilities, the first which improves overall search capabilities and the second which allows for photo searching. The first bit of good news is a […]