Monthly Archives: December 2009
The year 2009 has been one of the biggest years in my lifetime. I’ve graduated, started my first full-time job, and I have learned so much about myself within this year alone! But, this blog post isn’t about me! It’s about the year. Let’s take a moment and look back at this spectacular year.
Recently, the very successful, two billion links a month, URL shortened Bit.ly launched a new website; Bitly.tv. Think of it as a video trending topic website.
I don’t like to assume, but I’m going to take a chance and guess I’m not the only one that hates the holiday shopping season. There is tons of traffic getting to the malls, when you get there it takes an hour to find parking, and then you have to deal with the hundreds of other irritated mall shoppers walking slowly in front of you or bumping into you because they feel their final destination is more important than yours.
According to ComScore, 5.5 percent of all time spent online in the U.S. during the month of November was spent on Facebook, making it the website with the most time spent on it; even more than Google, Yahoo, YouTube and Twitter.
Twitter has made the social media revolution even more significant than by its forerunners; MySpace and Facebook. Celebrities, corporations, the computer savvy, and even the not-so-computer-savvy have taken interest in this word-of-mouth micro-blogging site; indeed, very powerful source for information. Both Google and Bing have taken notice of Twitters influence in the search market. They now display Twitter search results and information for other social media sites; but which search engine is doing it better?
It is no secret that print media is in trouble. There are countless newspapers and magazines that have had to close their doors, partly due to the economy, but many have also taken a hit from a growing number of readers getting their news for free on the web. I remember always having to pay [...]
The release of Google Chrome for the Mac signifies that the browser is in demand and making some strides. While most have been skeptical, I have been happily using Chrome on my PC for some time now. The browser is easy to use, efficient, and well-designed. In prior posts, I have mentioned that the only [...]
My boss got a letter in the mail from Google in reference to their Google Maps. It seems that Google is pushing their Google Maps marketing efforts with direct mailers in hopes of raising awareness of this service.
Reporter Maria Bartiromo was given the opportunity to get a firsthand look inside the Google headquarters in Mountainview, CA. Fortunately, she decided to take us on along for the journey and dive us even deeper “Inside The Mind of Google.”