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Facebook News Technology

Breaking News: Facebook Buys FriendFeed – Full Press Release Here

Facebook just announced they have purchased FriendFeed for an undisclosed amount. Although FriendFeeds’ traffic has flattened over the past few months, the user base is very loyal and seemingly drawn to FriendFeeds bipartisan approach to social networks. This acquisition might make FriendFeed users “not very happy”! Full Press Release Below

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Facebook News Technology

Montgomery County (MoCo) Employees Allowed Access To Facebook

I see a bad storm brewing here with this one! According to NBCWashington.com Montgomery County employees claim that they “need” Facebook to conduct county business.  Of course, no personal interaction will happen during business hours, right…? So you think that your taxpayer money was being squandered before – now your county employees have Facebook on […]

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News Technology Twitter

Why Google Trends Is A Lagging Indicator Behind Twitter Trends

Recently I’ve been interested in comparing Google Trends and Twitter Trends, and what I’ve found is there is really no comparison whatsoever! What I find is the following: Google Trends:  A lagging indicator of what is popular on the web.  As blogs, Twitter, and other content sites launch breaking news, the word spreads and then […]

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Business News

GM Turns To Ebay To Help Sell Cars – Starting Tuesday in California

I have to give credit to GM (General Motors) for considering using Ebay to increase new call sales. According to a CNBC article today, GM is now turning to eBay in an experimental effort to increase sales. And the starting point for the experiment is California.

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News Technology Twitter

Billy Mays Had Cocaine In His Blood – Twitter Trending At #8

The television sales guru who died suddenly on July 9th in Tampa, Florida apparently had cocaine in his blog – an autopsy found. From Fad.ly: The Discovery Channel aired an hour long tribute special. August 7th: It was revealed that cocaine use contributed to his sudden death on June 28th. And Twitter is currently trending […]

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Facebook Health Politics Technology

Sarah Palin – Facebook Is Her New Platform

Sarah Palin definitely knows how to grab attention, and now she’s using Facebook as her new tool for sharing. Her recent update on Facebook was about President Obama’s health care reform, here it is: The America I know and love is not one in which my parents or my baby with Down Syndrome will have […]

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iPhone News Technology

I Blame AT&T For The Eric Schmidt, Apple, & Google Voice Debacle

Here it is: The Google Voice app for the iPhone’s app store was denied by Apple. Eric Schmidt, probably one of the best board members that Apple could have, stepped down from the board completely. All of us – the iPhone community – are left without an iPhone app for Google Voice (even though you […]