The NFL will reportedly relax their social media rules so teams can post more GIFs and videos

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 27:  Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders celebrates after a touchdown by Latavius Murray #28 against the Carolina Panthers during their NFL game on November 27, 2016 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images) About two months ago the NFL implemented a new social media policy that effectively banned teams from posting any video-based content during games. The backlash was tremendous, with fans and teams criticizing the NFL for negatively impacting fan’s social media experiences, especially during a TV ratings slump. But now it seems the NFL has decided to relax these restrictions. In a memo… Read More

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 27:  Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders celebrates after a touchdown by Latavius Murray #28 against the Carolina Panthers during their NFL game on November 27, 2016 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images) About two months ago the NFL implemented a new social media policy that effectively banned teams from posting any video-based content during games. The backlash was tremendous, with fans and teams criticizing the NFL for negatively impacting fan’s social media experiences, especially during a TV ratings slump. But now it seems the NFL has decided┬áto relax these restrictions. In a memo… Read More

SocialBooks turns your social media into a lasting memento of your horrific year

scaled-5987 If you’re anything like me you hate social media with a white hot passion yet you feel oddly compelled to put garbage into it on a regular basis, to your great shame. Thankfully there is now a service that can create a book about your year in social media, allowing you to seethe both offline and online, a boon to this plugged-in generation. The service is called MySocialBook and… Read More

scaled-5987 If you’re anything like me you hate social media with a white hot passion yet you feel oddly compelled to put garbage into it on a regular basis, to your great shame. Thankfully there is now a service that can create a book about your year in social media, allowing you to seethe both offline and online, a boon to this plugged-in generation. The service is called MySocialBook and… Read More

Email Is The Last, And Ultimate, Social Graph

 One of the magical innovations of the Web 2.0 era was when the bigger social platforms opened their doors to third-party app developers. LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter widely touted ,and profited from, the concept of allowing consumers to plug th…

email-forgotten One of the magical innovations of the Web 2.0 era was when the bigger social platforms opened their doors to third-party app developers. LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter widely touted ,and profited from, the concept of allowing consumers to plug their social graph into other applications. We saw the meteoric rise of games, apps and business tools that leverage the ability to quickly insert… Read More

Gay-Rights Activists Use Web to Organize Global Rally

Well after the election, the Web continues to be a force to rally activists, including a new effort to fight bans on gay marriage.

Citrix Systems Works the Exit

Citrix Systems bought Vapps, which makes high-definition conference-call equipment, for $26.6 million in cash.

A Closer Look at October’s Strong Game Sales

While the appetite for video games remains strong, consumers appear to be exhibiting some price awareness.

Internet Video in Korea Eclipses the DVD

Warner Brothers will now release movies in Korea over the Internet before the DVD comes out.

Is There a Privacy Risk in Google Flu Trends?

Google changed nothing about how it handles the data it collects when it introduced its new flu-tracking service.