Google’s Year in Search – 2014
Google’s Year in Search – 2014

We must be coming to the end of another year because Google has once again graced us with its review, Year in Search. What is previous years was known as Zeitgeist the 2014 Year in Search gives us plenty of fascinating if sometimes sad or even disturbing information. It is a graphically enticing way of […]

Facebook as video leader? Not quite.
Facebook as video leader? Not quite.

Some of the mainstream social media press has been heralding lately the arrival of Facebook as video leader in the online world. Hmmm…maybe not quite yet. Business Insider posted a piece just a few days ago citing a Socialbakers study which suggested more video was uploaded in November directly to Facebook than directly to YouTube. […]

48 hours to advance nonprofit tech! NTEN
48 hours to advance nonprofit tech! NTEN

You have 48 hours to advance nonprofit tech – meaning: give money to NTEN, the Nonprofit Technology Network. Well, 48 hours depending on precisely when you read this – but here’s the important part: you can double your donation if given any time on Dec. 17 and Dec. 18 (that’s today and tomorrow). NTEN is […]

WordPress malware warning, threat are real
WordPress malware warning, threat are real

Reports have been surfacing over the past 48 hours of a significant WordPress malware infestation but steps are being taken quickly to limit its damage. The malware, now being called “SoakSoak,” is said load onto websites built on WordPress a Javascript malware from the soaksoak.ru domain. It was first reported Dec. 14 by the security […]

Instagram claims “bigger than Twitter”!
Instagram claims “bigger than Twitter”!

Instagram bragged the other day it reached the 300-million-active-users mark, surpassing Twitter’s 284 million active users. What is actually remarkable in the Instagram announcement is its 50 percent increase in active users just in the past nine months. “Over the past four years, what began as two friends with a dream has grown into a […]

Americans like the Internet!
Americans like the Internet!

Americans like the Internet and want to keep it around! They’re all like, “yea, really cool, our new BFF; so awesome!” Well, okay. Americans may not be ready to run off to Siam and get married to the Internet but new research from the Pew Research Center’s Internet Project clearly shows Americans have become accustomed […]

Digital Advertising sales pass TV by 2017
Digital Advertising sales pass TV by 2017

More money will be spent on digital advertising than on television advertising in the U.S. by 2017. This according to a forecast published by Magna Global, the international media unit of IPG Mediabrands, and reported by Advertising Age. Around the world, digital advertising sales will account for 30 percent of all ad sales in 2015, […]

Twitter Offers: coupons in your Twitfeed
Twitter Offers: coupons in your Twitfeed

Twitter Offers is like having a discount coupon book in your Twitter feed. Well, kinda. In all the hub-bub of Thanksgiving and the rolling out the holiday season, it might have been easy to overlook the roll out of Twitter’s latest revenue generating, consumer point-of-purchase instrument called Twitter Offers. (Twoffers?) The idea is to offer […]

Christmas gift wish list – social channels
Christmas gift wish list – social channels

We suppose many people have (even if secretly) a Christmas gift wish list. After all, what is Christmas all about except compiling a list of stuff one wants? Right? And many denizens of the social channels like to post a gift wish list on their favorite SoMe platforms because we all know Santa makes his […]