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Highlight Launches Android App And New iOS App With Expanded Profiles, "High Fives," And Improved Notifications

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Can you believe it’s been less than ten months since social-local-mobile app Highlight first launched? We’ve watched it go from an overhyped launch to an overhyped SXSW update to a post-SXSW jumped-the-shark kinda backlash to now almost getting back to under-the-radar sexy again. In other words, it’s been a bit...
Highlight Launches Android App And New iOS App With Expanded Profiles, "High Fives," And Improved Notifications
Here's What People Expect From Facebook's Huge Announcement Tomorrow (FB)

Apple to Launch Standalone Podcast App with iOS 6

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Earlier this week, AppAdvice noted that three categories of content had disappeared from the iTunes app in iOS 6: Podcasts, Audiobooks, and iTunes U. Apple launched a dedicated iTunes U app earlier this year, but the fate of the other content types in iOS 6 remained unclear. AllThingsD now reports...
Apple to Launch Standalone Podcast App with iOS 6

Drupal 7: Creating Content Types

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Drupal 7: Creating Content Types
Media marketplace Pond5 acquires European stock photo startup Pixmac

WordPress 3.0: The 5 Most Important New Features

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Brian Casel is a web designer and owner of ThemeJam WordPress Themes and CasJam Media.  You can follow Brian on his blog at briancasel.com or on Twitter @CasJam.WordPress has long been known as a dedicated blogging platform, giving users the tools they need to publish their message and interact...
WordPress 3.0: The 5 Most Important New Features
Sponsor post: As paid content booms, will ad opportunities shrink?

How To Filter The Social Web, Part 1: Webicina

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This week I'm going to be exploring filtering tools on the Web, with a particular focus on general interest topics like health, politics and sports. The Web is often an overwhelmingly noisy environment. Even the best social media services - like Facebook, Twitter and Google+ - can quickly drown you...
How To Filter The Social Web, Part 1: Webicina

New Twitter search results

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We just shipped a new version of the Twitter app with a brand new search experience that blends the most relevant content - Tweets, user accounts, images, news, related searches, and more - into a single stream of results. This is a major shift from how we have previously partitioned...
New Twitter search results

Apple's Best of the iTunes Store 2012: 'Action Movie FX' and 'Paper' Win Top App Honors

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Apple today released the 2012 version of its annual iTunes Store awards, previously called iTunes Rewind, which celebrates the best music, movies, TV shows, apps, books, and podcasts of the year. Here are some of the notable winners for 2012: Apps: -iPhone App of the Year: Action Movie FX...
Apple's Best of the iTunes Store 2012: 'Action Movie FX' and 'Paper' Win Top App Honors

How To Track Topics On The Web

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It's easy to get obsessed with the super-fast, real-time cycle of online news. But don't forget that the Web is a massive treasure trove of information about any topic. With just a bit of work, you can set up tracking and get regular updates about topics you're passionate about. In...
How To Track Topics On The Web
WordPress 3.4 'Green' update now available: preview theme changes, embed tweets, and add HTML to captions
Adobe Updates Its Social Marketing Tools To Predict The Popularity Of Your Facebook Post
Decline Of Reader Apps Likely Due To News Feed Changes, Shows Facebook Controls The Traffic Faucet
Evinar – A Google Hangouts For Facebook That Broadcasts Anything (Except The Audience)

Meeker: The next ten years will be about wearable computing and personal data

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The photo wars aren’t over, but a shift is about to take place in terms of the content we upload and share to the internet, according to Kleiner Perkins’ Mary Meeker and her trademark frenzy of Powerpoint slides at D11. After years of uploading any and every photo to the...
Meeker: The next ten years will be about wearable computing and personal data
News Feed's design finally catches up with Timeline

Facebook rolls out user Timeline redesign including new sections for movies, books, apps and more

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Facebook today announced a wide rollout of a Timeline redesign some users got access to last month. The new layout puts a user’s posts and life events on the right, and their About info and app activity on the left. This reduces the need for users to look back and...
Facebook rolls out user Timeline redesign including new sections for movies, books, apps and more

The definitive answer of web or apps as the future of mobile content? It depends.

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With a vast array of content types and devices to consume them, publishers still can’t easily decide between using the web or native apps for their wares. Three high profile content providers debated the topic at the paidContent Live 2013 event in New York City on Wednesday and it’s clear...
The definitive answer of web or apps as the future of mobile content? It depends.

Apple Rolling Out iTunes Store Music and Movies in Seven New Asian Countries

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Last week, e27 reported that Apple had invited Asian music label representatives to a "launch event" scheduled for tomorrow in Hong Kong, with speculation centering around a launch for iTunes Store music offerings in a number of countries in the region. Rumors have also indicated Jason Mraz will be performing...
Apple Rolling Out iTunes Store Music and Movies in Seven New Asian Countries

Apple Quietly Releases Their Standalone Podcasts App Ahead Of iOS 6

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It wasn’t long after the iOS 6 developer beta first started hitting devices that people started noticing something peculiar about its iTunes app — the iTunes U, Audiobooks, and Podcast sections had disappeared. That prompted quite a bit of speculation that each of those content types would get their own...
Apple Quietly Releases Their Standalone Podcasts App Ahead Of iOS 6

Facebook Begins Original Content Push With Facebook Stories

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News updates all day from Fast Company.Facebook just launched an original editorial project, called Facebook Stories. The site showcases videos and articles that depict creative ways in which the Facebook community uses the platform, not unlike Tumblr's Storyboard or Twitter Stories. Facebook Stories, which has been in the works since...
Facebook Begins Original Content Push With Facebook Stories

Track Your Facebook Abuse Bullying, Spam Reports With Transparent New Support Dashboard

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Facebook wants you to know it’s listening when you report bullying, hate speech, identity theft, and spam, so today it launched a new Support Dashboard for tracking these reports until they’re resolved. Users can check to see if their report has been reviewed, be notified of whether the offensive content...
Track Your Facebook Abuse Bullying, Spam Reports With Transparent New Support Dashboard
iSwifter Reveals Itself As "Agawi," Announces Second Version Of Cloud Gaming Platform For Publishers

What Consumers Will Pay for Online [STATS]

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Movies, music, and games top a new list from Nielsen of the content types that consumers are most willing to pay for online. The data, which comes from a survey of 27,000 consumers across 52 countries, also indicates that content created online – like blogs, podcasts, and video –...
What Consumers Will Pay for Online [STATS]

So Here's Why You May Have Trouble Finding the Android Market Icon on Your Phone

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Get ready for some changes to the Android home screen. Google plans to rename the Android Market as well as its books, movies and music apps, rebranding all of them under the “Google Play” brand. Over the next week or so, the Android Market icon will change to “Google Play...
So Here's Why You May Have Trouble Finding the Android Market Icon on Your Phone
Facebook Now Lets You Rate Movies, TV, And Books As It Finishes Rolling Out Timeline App Sections

Once Again Top Downloaders Are Top Spenders, According To UK Gov't Study

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If there's one clear trend that has emerged in recent years, it's that those who download and share unauthorized copies of files the most also tend to be the most avid purchasers of similar material. This completely negates the copyright industry's rhetoric that people who share files are just...
Once Again Top Downloaders Are Top Spenders, According To UK Gov't Study

Pinvolve is a beautiful, Pinterest-styled app for browsing Facebook

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It’s no secret that I’m not a big fan of Facebook or of Pinterest. So imagine my surprise when my friend Orli sent me a link to Pinvolve, which turns your Facebook feed into a Pinterest-style and I actually liked it. It is, in my opinion, a much better way...
Pinvolve is a beautiful, Pinterest-styled app for browsing Facebook

Punch! Launches A Platform For Building Interactive iPad Apps, Sans Developers

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It’s a familiar story in the tech world: A company wants to build a consumer product, finds that the necessary tools aren’t available, creates its own tools, then realizes it has created a broader platform. David Bennahum offers some examples: Zip2. Vignette. TypePad. And yes, his startup Punch!, where Bennahum...
Punch! Launches A Platform For Building Interactive iPad Apps, Sans Developers
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