The 2011 MTV Video Music Awards dominated Twitter and YouTube in the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism’s New Media Index for the week of Aug. 29-Sept. 2, while bloggers focused on a much more serious event in Hurricane Irene.
David CohenDavid Cohen has been co-editor of AllFacebook since September 2011. Prior to that, he worked on other WebMediaBrands blogs (SocialTimes, WebNewser), and as a Web editor for several other sites (Multichannel News, Broadcasting & Cable, Sports Video Group).
Investors can share their stock-market tips with one click of their iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch thanks to Finster, a new app from iDATA.
Entertainment-based social network GetGlue is getting down to business with its launch of the GetGlue Business marketing dashboard, which is already being used by major networks including USA Network, Discovery Channel, Oxygen, and HBO.
foursquare thinks its users ought to be in pictures — moving pictures, that is.
LinkedIn announced the addition of a “Volunteer Experience & Causes” field to its profiles, allowing users of the professional networking site to share volunteer positions they have held, causes dear to them, and organizations they back.
If two cast members from Jersey Shore can’t convince you not to cheat –especially one who openly cheated during the MTV reality show — then who can? CheaterVille, a social network where users share information on alleged cheaters, profiled by SocialTimes last month, signed up two guidettes for its anti-cheating campaign.
Twitter is strutting its stuff for New York Fashion Week through Sept. 15, followed by London Fashion Week Sept. 16-21, with tweets from designers, models, and stylists.
Regulatory watchdog the Center for Regulatory Effectiveness is picking up the scent of Facebook, Twitter, and Google, filing a petition with the Federal Trade Commission urging the agency to impose trade regulations on the three Internet giants.
How do you say, “check in,” in Bahasa Indonesian, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Thai? foursquare users can now answer that question, as the location-based mobile app announced support for those five languages.
The announcement that Steve Jobs was resigning as CEO of Apple was, by far, the subject of the most news links shared via Twitter during the week of Aug. 22-26, according to the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism’s New Media Index.