Tout.com App’s Future: WWE, WSJ Media Partnerships

Tout.com, the 15-second video cross between Twitter and YouTube, is enjoying a very rapid growth phase fueled by its partnership with WWE Entertainment, the producers of the wildly popular wrestling…

TouchCopy 12 Backup / Restore Software By Wide Angle Software

Just in time for CES 2013 (and Zennie62 will be in Las Vegas for CES International) Wide Angle Software http://www.wideanglesoftware.com, a leading developer of media management and back-up software, announced…

GoSmart Launches New GoSmart Freedom Stylus

GoSmart, the leading maker of Stylus devices, has a new product press release that is posted here, below. I expect to see them at CES Las Vegas. And on that…

PeopleBrowsr v. Twitter: Twitter Lost This Round, And Should Have

PeopleBrowsr, the company behind such products as Kred, is fighting for its life after Twitter, it’s main source of data that drives its business, suddenly (sighting the end of a…

2012 London Olympics Social Media Infographic Has Phelps, Bolt, Douglass

The 2012 London Olympics is history, but not so much that we can’t look back and gain a better understanding of who was tops in social media during the event.…

Cyber Monday 2012 Will Beat 2011 Thanks To Facebook, Mobile

Today’s Cyber Monday and at 4:18 EDT, it’s well underway and, unlike Black Friday, held last Friday, doesn’t have the limit of a closing time. But the question is, will…

Maker Studios: YouTube Partner Lands $40 Million In Funding

Maker Studios and Awesomeness TV are two of a very small, but growing, group of YouTube Partners that are securing millions in venture funding for their video production efforts. According…

Nintendo’s Impact On The Video Game Industry: An Infographic

Think Ninento’s just a bit player in the giant video game industry? Think again. According to this infographic from MBA Online, Nintendo single-handedly saved the video game industry from a…

Heloed Griot Becomes YouTube Partner

Heloed Griot, or Dwayne, started on YouTube six years ago, but just recently really ramped-up his activity. Now, he’s a YouTube Partner, and can make money from the traffic his…

How The Apple Store Celebrates An Employee’s Last Day

The scene was a simple visit to The Apple Store on Chestnut near Market in San Francisco, when the Apple staffers broke out in applause. It’s called “The Clapout” and…

Examiner.com Responds, Pays Moneys Owed To Zennie62

After some pressure, the Examiner.com did respond to my concern over having not been paid for blog work, and said it would send what was accrued. UPDATE: EXAMINER.COM RESPONDS, WILL…

Examiner.com Fails To Pay Bloggers, Takes Money; Come To Zennie62.com

If you’re thinking about blogging at Examiner.com, the local-news-focused series of websites that calls writers in various subject areas “Examiners,” think twice. You may not get paid for your work.…

Apple iPhone 5 Case AirXax Clear By The Joy Factory

If you have an Apple iPhone 5, read this: The Joy Factory, a leading producer of Apple iPhone cases, has a new one for you. It’s an extended offering of…

YouTube Working To Help Existing YouTube Creators

Just a quick follow up to the last post featuring Shiva Rajaraman, Director, Product Management at Google YouTube. Shiva reports that YouTube is working on expanding the current active system…

Play 2012 Digital Media Conference Today

The >play 2012 Digital Media Conference is today at the UC Berkeley Haas Business School, and it promises to be an excellent presentation. The event is entirely student-run, and concerns…

Reddit Founder Steve Huffman At Web 2.0 Party, 2007 (Video)

It was 2007 and I was invited to a party for Reddit, thanks to Cathy Brooks, currently of Other Than That Studios, and then working with Loc Lemur on the…

The Growth Of Social Media

The Growth of Social Media is considered one of the most amazing developments of the 21st Century, if not the most incredible one. Consider that in 2004, just eight years…

Social Media: 66 Percent Use It To Post Political Ideology

Social Media has exploded, no doubt, but Pew Research gives us a great idea of just how much it’s become a part of our daily lives. According to its newly…

“BMVEntertainment” Uses YouTube To File False Copyright Claims

If you’re a YouTube Partner, or even just a person uploading a video to YouTube, you may find yourself the victim of firms like the so-called “BMVEntertainment.” This blogger did,…

Miley Cyrus Turned Me On To Pheed, MySpace-Like Social Network

That’s what happened. Famed actress and singer Miley Cyrus was tweeting about Pheed (a new Los Angeles-based social network started by China-based internet entrepreneur O.D. Kobo) she joined, so this…

Michael Brutsch Is Violentacrez, The Underage Girl Photo Troll On Reddit

Gawker’s Adrian Chen’s outed a man considered one of the most insidious trolls on the Internet. His name’s Violentacrez, and is really Michael Brutsch. Mr. Michael Brutsch, according to his…

SF CITI: SF Tech Comes Together For A Better San Francisco; Can SF Afford It?

Can technology make a better San Francisco? Well-known tech leaders who live in San Francisco (last time I checked) think so. To so this, they’ve come together with San Francisco…

New Blackberry L-Series iPhone Clone Leaked

The new Blackberry L-Series SmartPhone was leaked via a demonstration at BB10 demo. According to WIRED, the person in the video was making the intro of the new product in…

The Role Of Blogs In Social Media

For some reason, many new to Social Media act as though blogs don’t exist. While the number of blogs has not diminished, there’s a lot of anecdotal evidence to suggest…

Demarcus Ware Twitter Trend For 12 Hours

Demarcus Ware, the Dallas Cowboys Defensive End, hubby, and daddy, is certainly known to NFL Football fans and certainly Cowboys faithful, but now he’s known to social media enthusiasts. Ware…

Senator Chuck Grassley Lies, Says Sen. Harry Reid Breaking Law On VYou.com

Senator Chuck Grassley on VYou.com? VYou.com is a video social media site designed, from first glance, as a cross between Quora and YouTube, with a little Tout.com thrown in. In…

Google Alters Google Trends: Combines It With Google Insight For Search

Google has done it again. In an obvious ongoing effort to prove it hates bloggers, Google has altered Google Trends such that not even the order of the top 10-15…

Apple iPhone 5 v Samsung Drop Test Video

Ok, a person with the YouTube Channel “New World Apple” decided to conduct a “drop test” of the Apple iPhone 5 and the Samsung S3. The result is the Apple…

TechCrunch Disrupt SF: Livebolt Wins Hack, But Judges Blow

Congrats to Livebolt, The TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon winner. The original plan for this blogger didn’t include TechCrunch Disrupt SF because of family obligations after the Democratic National Convention. But all…

How Fortune 500 Companies Use Top Social Media Platforms

There’s a cool infographic by the web development firm Go-Gulf.com that shows the patterns of use of the top social media platforms. Note that I highlighted top social media platforms…

Are these Apple iPhone 5 photos over at Nowhereelse.fr?

A number of American tech bloggers have pointed to the French blog Nowhereelse.fr, as having true photos of the Apple iPhone 5. But it’s obvious some bloggers over here in…

Zennie Abraham to host Tonya Hall Radio Show, talk Social Media, Sep 5th

Zennie Abraham, known as Zennie62, was invited to host the Tonya Hall Radio Show on KRCN Radio Colorado Network in Denver Boulder and Fort Collins on Wednesday, September 5th, at…

President Obama on Reddit live chatting now

President Barack Obama, as this is being written, is participating in what’s called an “Ask me anything,” chat via Reddit, the Internet link forum that calls itself “The Front Page…

Tech News: Offbeatr is Crowdfunding for Adult Community Tech Projects

Say you have an idea for a tech startup, but because its an app for risque photos, or a website comparing the legs of women in your dorm, Kickstarter kicked…

Twitter Is Down As Of 9:05 AM, PDT

Twitter is down as of 9:05 AM Pacific Daylight Time. This was confirmed at the Twitter Status Webpage with this note: Users may be experiencing issues accessing Twitter. Our engineers…