Follow Bloggers Blog on Social Media

On July 12, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Follow Bloggers Blog on Social Media

You can get the latest blogging news from Bloggers Blog by following us on Facebook and Twitter. Our Facebook page is located here and our Twitter page is @bloggersblog.
We are also here on Plurk.

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WordPress Reaches 50 Million Site Milestone

On July 11, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS,WORDPRESS, tagged in ,,,,,, , With Comments Off on WordPress Reaches 50 Million Site Milestone

WordPress now powers over 50 million sites according to its stats. WordPress says it hosts about half of these sites. WordPress says 2.5 billion pages are read a month by web surfers and 500,000 new posts are published daily by bloggers using WordPress…

Will Google Delete Ford and Mashable’s Google+ Profiles?

On July 8, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Will Google Delete Ford and Mashable’s Google+ Profiles?

Google+ Product Manager Christian Oestlien says Google+ is currently being optimized for consumers. They are working on Google+ profiles for businesses.
They are asking businesses to hold off on creating Google+ profiles until the business profiles ar…

Private Equity Firms Team Up to Buy GoDaddy for $2.25 Billion

On July 6, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Private Equity Firms Team Up to Buy GoDaddy for $2.25 Billion

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that three private-equity firms – KKR & Co., Silver Lake Partners and Technology Crossover Ventures – joined forces to acquire the GoDaddy Group, Inc. The company is best known for its GoDaddy.com domain registrar, …

Twitter Acquires Backtype

On July 6, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Twitter Acquires Backtype

Twitter has acquired BackType. The company runs Backtweets, a website that offers Twitter analytics. Backtweets also provide a search tool that shares information about tweets to a given domain. BackType says Backtweets will now be offered for free, bu…

Report: One Facebook Fan Equal to 20 Website Visits a Year

On June 27, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,, , With Comments Off on Report: One Facebook Fan Equal to 20 Website Visits a Year

Hitwise ran a study to determine the ROI on advertising with Facebook. They determined each new fan acquired on Facebook is worth 20 additional visits (on average) to your website over the course of an entire year. The data Hitwise analyzed was for re…

Browser Usage Becoming More Evenly Split Among Top Three Browsers

On June 23, 2011, Posted by , In blog,NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Browser Usage Becoming More Evenly Split Among Top Three Browsers

Browser usage continues to become more evenly split among the top three: Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome. Pingdom reported these percentages for top browser usage in June, from June 1 through June 16.

IE – 43.72%
Firefox – 28.57%
Chrome – 20.26%…

President Barack Obama Starts Using His Twitter for 2012 Campaign

On June 19, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on President Barack Obama Starts Using His Twitter for 2012 Campaign

A message on BarackObama.com says the President’s Twitter account, @BarackObama, will be managed by Obama for America staff, now that the 2012 Presidential campaign is underway. The President’s Twitter avatar also now has “2012” on it.

President Oba…

Greg Tseng Talks Tagged

On June 16, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Greg Tseng Talks Tagged

The Daily talked with Greg Tseng, the founder of Tagged, at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference. Tseng says Tagged has over 100 million users and is the third largest social network. 70% of the site’s users are outside the U.S.

Tseng says Tagged is dif…

MTV Launches a Tumblr

On June 13, 2011, Posted by , In blog,NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,, , With Comments Off on MTV Launches a Tumblr

MTV recently launched an official Tumblr. You can find it at: mtv.tumblr.com. MTV is using the Tumblr to post lots of animated GIFs, which are frequently seen on Tumblr blogs. The animated GIFs, such as this one of Emma Watson doing a clap dance, shoul…

Facebook Starting to Lose Users in the U.S.

On June 12, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Facebook Starting to Lose Users in the U.S.

Facebook is still growing worldwide, but the social networking leader is starting to lose users in the U.S. and Canada according to Inside Facebook. Most of Facebook’s growth is coming from countries where Facebook was added fairly recently.

Inside Fa…

Conde Nast Registers Hundreds of Reddit Domains

On June 6, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Conde Nast Registers Hundreds of Reddit Domains

Conde Nast Digital may be ready to make a big Reddit expansion. Bill Hartzer has discovered that Conde Nast has registered 285 Reddit domains. The domains were all registered on the same day. It could just be a defensive move by Conde Nast, but at a mi…

Facebook, MySpace Roasted in Animated Short

On June 6, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Facebook, MySpace Roasted in Animated Short

A Facebook roast turns into a roast of MySpace in this animated short from College Humor. Penn Jillette is Google and Gilbert Gottfried is Twitter. Take a look:

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Google Launches Google +1 Button Embed Code

On June 2, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Google Launches Google +1 Button Embed Code

Google has made code available for its new +1 Button, so bloggers and webmasters can add the button to webpages and blog permalinks. The code for creating a +1 button can be found here.

Your +1’s are stores in a tab on your Google profile, where you …

Twitter Introduces New Follow Button

On May 31, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Twitter Introduces New Follow Button

Twitter has announced the launch of a new Follow Button. The button was designed to make it easier for people to quickly follow the Twitter accounts of the websites they frequent. When someone clicks on username next to the Follow Button they will get …

Flickr Now Retains Data and Photos for 90 Days After Account in Deleted

On May 27, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Flickr Now Retains Data and Photos for 90 Days After Account in Deleted

Flickr has added a 90-day buffer period before erasing content after an account is deleted. The content won’t be publicly viewable but it will still be there in case a person who deleted their account once to restore it.

*NEW* 90 day delay in erasing…

YouTube Sends Copyright Abusers to Copyright School

On May 18, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on YouTube Sends Copyright Abusers to Copyright School

The Wall Street Journal reports that YouTube is sending people who violate its copyright rules to school. They will have to watch a video below and answers a short multiple choice quiz. The copyright video stars the Happy Tree Friends. YouTube may be c…

Twinthesis Project Turns Tweets Into Music

On May 17, 2011, Posted by , In blog,NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Twinthesis Project Turns Tweets Into Music

Music has been created from tweets for the first time. You can hear the first piece of Twitter music in the video above. The music is the result of the Twinthesis project, which uses computer software to turn tweets into sound. Developer Sam Harman s…

WebMediaBrands Buys Inside Network, Publisher of Inside Facebook

On May 16, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,, , With Comments Off on WebMediaBrands Buys Inside Network, Publisher of Inside Facebook

TechCrunch reports that WebMediaBrands has acquired Inside Network. Inside Network publishes the popular Inside Facebook blog, as well as three others: Inside Social Games, AppData and Inside Mobile Apps. The success of the Facebook blog was helped by…

Rapid Growth for WordPress.com and Tumblr

On May 12, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS,WORDPRESS, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Rapid Growth for WordPress.com and Tumblr

Royal Pingdom reports that Wordpress.com is very close to reaching 20 million blogs hosted. They also note that Tumblr is also closing in on the 20 million mark. Tumblr has grown rapidly in the last six months. They have added over 7 million Tumblrs in…

Tumblr Launches Share on Tumblr Button

On May 10, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Tumblr Launches Share on Tumblr Button

Tumbler has added a Share on Tumblr button. Details about adding the Tumblr button can be found here. Content can be shared on Tumblr blogs as a Link, Quote, Photo, or Video Embed.

This is a button that is likely to be popular given the increasing …

Facebook Paying Users Teeny Tiny Amounts to Watch Ads

On May 7, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Facebook Paying Users Teeny Tiny Amounts to Watch Ads

Facebook is now paying Facebook users for watching some online advertisements. Payments will be in the form of Facebook credits. Blog Herald says Facebook is paying users one Facebook credit, which has a value of 10 cents.

Mashable reports that the ad…

Announcement of Bin Laden’s Death Generates Highest Sustained Tweet Rate

On May 2, 2011, Posted by , In blog,NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Announcement of Bin Laden’s Death Generates Highest Sustained Tweet Rate

Twitter says last night’s White House announcement by President Obama that Osama Bin Laden had been killed generated the highest sustained tweet rate ever on Twitter. Twitter averaged 3440 tweets per second from 10:45 to 12:30pm ET last night. TechCr…

Twitter Passes 200 Million Accounts

On April 30, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Twitter Passes 200 Million Accounts

Marshall Kirkpatrick at ReadWriteWeb reports that Twitter has passed the 200 million accounts plateau. This is not active accounts, just the total number of accounts created. ReadWriteWeb says the number was confirmed by Katie Stanton, Twitter’s VP of…