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CES Partners With International Academy of Web Television For Venetian Event

Last year, this blogger convered the International Academy of Web Television at CES 2013, and while the first-of-its-kind awards program was held during CES, it wasn’t clear if there was an official partnership via press outreach. This year it’s clear. Moreover, it signals the mainstreaming of web television, which started with such shows as LonelyGirl15, […]

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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 shows and television programs. WWE put $5 million of the current total of $15 million invested in Tout and uses it to help fans directly […]

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Star Trek: Into Darkness: Two New Trailers, One 10 Minutes Long

Star Trek: Into Darkness is leading the summer blockbuster movie preview race from a content standpoint, as the second trailer for the movie has been released in as many weeks – that and a 10 minute version that’s suddenly flying around the Internet. First, here’s what CNN iReport staffer Henry Hanks calls the “new, new” […]

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Hope Solo, Jerramy Stevens Wed After Domestic Violence Matter; Is Hope Pregnant?

On Tuesday, Hope Solo married former Seattle Seahawks and Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tight End Jerramy Stevens in a small, private ceremony in suburban Seattle, Washington near Snohomish. The event took place after an eventful Monday, that started getting weird at Hope Solo’s Kirkland, Washington home, and after 12 midnight it seems – at 3:45 am […]

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Social Media Costs U.S. Economy $650 Million? No Way

The social media infographic from the blog Learn Stuff below contains some really interesting data on the impact of social media on the American (U.S.) economy. But the premise of the infographic is questionable. It starts out with the idea that social media harms productivity. For example, it states that 22 percent of our time […]

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James Wolcott Of Vanity Fair, Welcome To Twitter; Some Tips

James Wolcott, who’s blog work and Vanity Fair articles are a favorite of this blogger, announced he’s joined the Twitterverse (@JamesWolcott) in the latest edition of Vanity Fair, which you should have received in your mailbox. Now, that Mr. Wolcott’s on Twitter, and tweeting frequently, it seems, its important to offer him some valuable tips. […]

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Felicia Day Is 2013 International CES Entertainment Matters Ambassador

Felicia Day, the LA-based actress who has made the transition to online video success with The Guild, has been named the 2013 CES International “Entertainment Matters” Ambassador according to the Consumer Electronics Show organization’s Karen Chupka, senior vice president, events and conferences, Consumer Electronics Association. The 2013 International CES is the world’s largest and most […]

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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 released study called Social Media and Political Engagement, 60 percent of adults uses social media, and of that, 66 percent use it to express political […]

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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 blogger followed the link from one of her tweets. This one… I just opened my Pheed channel, check it out pheed.com/MileyCyrus1 — Miley Ray Cyrus […]

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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 real profile, lives in Arlington, TX, has an extensive programming background, and currently works for First Cash Financial Services as an application developer. There, he […]

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YouTube’s Robert Kyncl Keynote At MIPCON 2012

Robert Kyncl, YouTube Global Head of Content, gave a great speech at MIPCON 2012 that’s very much like the one he gave at CES 2012 Las Vegas. The overall focus was that content is king and the cost barrier to entry for a content creator is lower than ever. In other words, you can produce […]

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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 that the vast majority of people who “do” social media, don’t have a blog of their own or contribute to a blog. (As an aside, […]

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Ross Mirkarimi: SF Sheriff And Wife Eliana Lopez Interview On D-Day

As Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and his wife Eliana Lopez walked up to the main chamber of The San Francisco Board Of Supervisors, they were kind enough to give this blogger the first interview just before what could be called “The D-Day Hearing.” This is the meeting that, if the Board of Supervisors votes 9 to […]

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CNN Poll Has Obama 50, Romney, 47, But Poll Is Questionable

CNN’s own poll, just released minutes ago, shows President Obama ahead of Mitt Romney among likely voters 50 percent to 47 percent, but while CNN reports the poll as close – even with President Obama having an three-point lead, the poll has design problems. From CNN: “Battle for presidency remains close in new CNN poll” […]

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Kate Middleton Nude Photos Show Careless Security For Royals

UPDATE: French Court Grants Injunction. “Kate Middleton Nude Photos?” Yep. The popular search term was “Kate Middleton Topless Photos” but now, with the release of Italy’s Chi Magazine’s first photos of what is planned as a giant 200 images of the future queen sunbathing nude or at least topless, and will proceed with plans to […]

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Orb Home Digital Entertainment System from Oakland firm

Keywords: Orb, Oakland, Apple iTV, Joe Costello, home digital entertainment, zennie62, zennie abraham This is a blog post that was originally at Zennie2005.blogspot.com, but was not imported to Zennie62.com. It also appears on SFGate.com. So, I figured it was high time to reuse the text for content here on our new blog. Here’s the text: […]

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The Dark Night Rises Movie Review: Grand Lake Theater Oakland

James Holmes and his decision to shoot into a midnight audience for The Dark Night Rises aside, the The Dark Night Rises is an incredible, and incredibly complex, work of a movie. We have to get back to a discussion of the movie itself, because James Holmes act of committing the worst mass-murder in American […]

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TechCrunch Traffic Up 36 Percent Due To Facebook IPO News

Don’t look now, but TechCrunch – the blog founded by Michael Arrington, who in 2010 then sold it to the Tim Armstrong and Arriana Huffington-ran AOL, and the same Huffington who Michael recently called a “touchy psychopath” for her then-heavy-handed role at the tech blog, chasing off Arrington, and bloggers Sarah Lacy, Paul Carr, and […]

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Tell Hope Solo Social Media Will Be Used While Watching Olympics, Study Says

Hope Solo, the soccer star who’s active on Twitter and headed the London 2012 Olympics, should take note. The results of an interesting study reveal that viewers of the 2012 Olympics plan to use social media to communicate what they think about the action they see. All of this comes from “2012 Taylor Consumer Engagement […]

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CNN Ratings Hit 20-Year Low; CNN iReport The Answer

The Huffington Post has a story on how CNN’s ratings have hit a near-rock-bottom 20-year-low in primetime. Apparently CNN drew an average of just 389,000 primetime viewers from April 30 to May 27 of 2012. To show you how low that is, the best this video-blogger’s YouTube channel has done is 252,000 viewers in one […]