YouTube Gets A Mini Makeover

  YouTube announced four important additions to its popular video service designed to improve the way users manage and discover new content. The mini-makeover includes a new video end screen, which appears after a video plays. It’s a full-screen mosaic with additional viewing recommendations. The playlist bar has also been improved with larger video images and […]

The Newest Angry Bird! [Popular Mobile App Video]

Trick or Treat! If you have never heard of Angry Birds, you are missing out on one of the most popular social media apps out there! As a Halloween treat for Angry Birds fans, Rovio has introduced a new Angry Bird! The name-less, but impressive orange bird has the ability to blow up several times his […]

Essential Social Media Apps

Let’s face it: some mobile apps are a necessity, providing us access to content, discussions, stats, etc., on the go, and some are a luxury – we may not need mobile access to some information, but it’s nice to have it. Below is a list of some of the most essential social media mobile apps […]

Men Help Fight Breast Cancer in New Mobile App

In Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Rethink Breast Cancer has created a new mobile app called “Your Man Reminder” that encourages women to be consistent with self-checking.   According to, breast cancer affects one in eight women. Early detection is key in the fight against this disease so the importance of regular exams […]

3 Social Media Measurement Tools [See the Impact of Your Blog]

Back in the early days of blogging, if you wanted others to read it you’d have to work your butt off to get it noticed. Joining blog communities, taking part in forum discussions, asking friends to recommend it to their friends, etc. It was hard work trying to get noticed. And then social media arrived, […]

98% of Online Adults 18-24 Use Social Media

The data may not be particularly surprising, but it sure is impressive: fully 91% of online U.S. adults access social media in a typical month, according to a new study by Experian Simmons. That’s 129 million people, or 41.37% of the total U.S. population of 311.8 million; the figure doesn’t include millions of people under […]

Foursquare “Radar” Update Alerts iPhone Users of Local Activities

Imagine this: You are strolling around downtown Sacramento on 2nd Saturday and stop at Drewski’s Hot Rod Kitchen. (You want to try it because you remember a friend raving on Facebook about how good their grilled cheese was!) What will you do while waiting in line? If you are anything like me, you will be checking into Foursquare! […]

Social Media Sparks Effort for Kings Exhibition in Sacramento

Social Media played a major role to keep the Kings in Sacramento for at least one more year. And now, it’s playing a vital role to bring basketball back to California’s capital during the NBA Lockout. Kings forward Donté Greene is organizing a charity exhibition game for the Sacramento region, thanks in large part to […]

“The Thing” Augmented Reality Mobile App [Video]

Metaio has teamed with Universal Pictures to create a first-of-its-kind virtual and Augmented Reality mobile app to promote the thriller The Thing, in theaters October 14. The free app features a 360 flamethrower game in which players must use their weapons to survive attacks from invasive creatures that come at them from all sides. Players […]

Digital SwearJar Donates Your Twitter Cuss Words to Charity

The f–king Internet keeps coming up with cool new ways to help charity. This time, SwearJar will get you to pay every time you use a curse word on Twitter. By signing up with SwearJar, users pledge to donate £1 (about $1.55) or any other value you want to enter, every time they swear. The […]