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How to Download a Backup of All of Your Facebook Photos and Videos in a Few Easy Steps

Facebook may not be your main photo storage solution (at least we hope it’s not), but knowing how to download a backup of all the photos and videos …

Facebook's Unique Demographics Explain Why It's Such A Powerful Marketing Platform

But digging into the data reveals more specific and compelling reasons why marketers should be active on Facebook, such as the fact that despite recent news coverage about how Facebook is getting older, it's still strongest in the young adult age bracket so precious to many marketers.<p>In a new …

Digital Video Ad Spend Is Surging At The Expense Of TV — Here's Why

Online video ad revenue will reach $5.6 billion in 2018, up from $2.8 billion in 2013, while TV ad revenue will decline by nearly 13% during the same time period.<p>Why are video ads compelling to marketers?<p>They provide a level of visual and narrative richness that nearly equals television, while …

For the first time, more Americans subscribe to cable internet than cable TV

You can now officially think of American cable companies as internet service providers with a declining side business in television.<p>At the end of June, the number of people subscribing to broadband internet from the nine largest US cable companies (49,915,000) exceeded the number of television …

Detailed info on nearby landmarks and restaurants will start magically showing up in Google Now

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Most Google Now cards, like its flight information card, are designed to make you more efficient, but Google’s newest addition …

The ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’: A case study in viral marketing gold

Chances are if you’ve spent any time on social media in past couple of weeks, you’ve seen some of your friends dump a bucket of ice water over their …

8 Advanced Webmaster Tools You Should Be Using for Better SEO

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Google Webmaster Tools (GWT) is one of the most powerful resources in an online marketer’s toolbox -- especially when it comes to SEO. Most of us know how to get around in GWT, and are familiar with some of its basic functions. But …

23 More eBooks For Photographers That Are Completely Free

The internet is a wealth of information. So much information, in fact, that it can be a real pain trying to sort the useful from the not-so-useful. A …

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Google tests method of identifying a user’s mobile site usage vs native apps

Adage reports that Google is testing a new method that could track users from mobile sites to the mobile apps they use allowing advertisers to see how much time a single user is spending in a browser vs a native app. Currently advertisers aren’t able to detect how much any individual user is …

Save money on Uber by sharing rides with strangers

New UberPool service could be cheaper and more awkward<p>Uber wants you to get into an unfamiliar car with a total stranger. But that may be a price worth paying for a cheaper ride. The company's new UberPool feature will notify users if it discovers a "co-rider" with similar travel plans, and will …

USA Today Owner Gannett Splits Off Publishing From TV

Gannett Co., the owner of USA Today, will split into two publicly traded companies, one focused on broadcasting and digital businesses and the other …

9 Ways Google Is Changing The World

When asked if Microsoft could learn a thing or two from X Labs, Nadella retorted that there's always something to learn from "from people who market themselves well."<p>He was right to some degree. Project X creates a lot of hype for Google even though most of those projects aren't quite ready for the …

Millennials Are Old News — Here’s Everything You Should Know About Generation Z

Marketers are beginning to target a new crop of young people who are rapidly growing in number and influence: Generation Z.<p>Studies differ on the exact age range of Generation Z, but most agree they were born after 1990, which makes them the largest generational group in the U.S.<p>We set out to …

Google's next version of Android 'L' release has a new look, deeper ties to the web

KitKat may have only found its way onto roughly 15 percent of phones at this point, but that won't stop Google from looking to the future. The new version, teased by Sundar Pichai is simply being referred to as the "L" release right now. As previous leaks have indicated, this will be the most …

GrabTaxi Raises $15M Series B Led By GGV Capital

GrabTaxi, the taxi-calling app that claims to be the largest in Southeast Asia, said today that it has raised a $15 million Series B led by GGV Capital with participation from Qunar and returning investor Vertex Venture Holdings. The latter led GrabTaxi’s Series A round, which was announced last …

States Warn of Rideshare Risks for Passengers

Uber is under siege.<p>It's not from a rival company, such as Lyft or Sidecar, because they may be in the same boat. It's from states who are warning passengers that they may not be covered by insurance if the driver has an accident.<p>New Jersey last week became the 14th state along with the District of …

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Mobile Is Eating Global Attention: 10 Graphs on the State of the Internet

Online photo sharing has sextupled in two years. Nigerians are on their phones 30 percent more than Americans. We now spend more time on mobile than on print and radio combined.<p>Mary Meeker's State of the Internet presentation is a primordial soup for fledgling think pieces about the Future of …

CEO Tony Fadell Hates When Nest Is Called An ‘Internet-Of-Things’ Company

We here in the tech press have gotten used to categorizing new, interesting products that are getting smart and connected under the umbrella term “Internet of Things.” But today at CODE Conference in Southern California, Nest CEO Tony Fadell said he hates the term, and sought to clarify why Nest …

Uber gets cozy with AT&T, using its network and preloading its app on Android phones

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Dan Taylor/Heisenberg Media<p>Typically we look at preloaded apps on our smartphones as carrier bloatware to be deleted …

Google employs just 30% women and 2% black people, report shows

The lack of diversity among Google's workforce has been highlighted by the company’s first diversity report, which reveals that only 30% of its staff are female.<p>The search company’s US workforce also comprises 61% white people, with Asian staff making up 30%, Hispanic people 3% and black staff just …

KPCB Internet trends 2014

The latest edition of the annual Internet Trends report includes:<p>1. Key Internet trends showing slowing Internet user growth but strong smartphone, tablet and mobile data traffic growth as well as rapid growth in mobile advertising.<p>2. Emerging positive efficiency trends in education and …

Google considers a home security move through Nest, eyes Dropcam

After focusing on a smart home thermostat and smoke detector, Google’s Nest could be looking at a smart home security offering next.<p>Along those lines, Google has also considered acquiring Dropcam, maker of connected home security cameras, The Information reports.<p>It’s unclear if the two companies …

Apple Will Stream The WWDC 2014 Keynote Live On June 2

Apple will be streaming this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference keynote on June 2 at 10 AM PT (1 PM ET), the company announced today. Apple only sometimes streams live video of its special events, and never announces its intent to do so this far in advance, so this is an interesting development.<p>…

This Is How Little Kids React These Days When You Show Them Old Computers

We saw them cringe when they learned what a Walkman was, and now the infamous little kids are back to learn about more old technology.<p>The Fine Brothers created another video, showing little kids what computers looked like before the days of iPhones and MacBook Airs.<p>As usual, the kids can't even …

Google offers employees best pay and benefits, according to new survey

If a big paycheck is what you're after, Google is your best option among potential employers in Silicon Valley. In fact, the company also bests non-tech businesses when it comes to compensation and benefits. Google ranked first in a new survey from Glassdoor, coming in ahead of Facebook, Microsoft, …

Thumbtack Is Coming For Yelp And Angie’s List As the Smartest Way To Hire Skilled Pros

Armed with a new $30 million funding round and an innovative business model, Thumbtack helps you tackle projects that are typically a pain to hire for–think plumbers, personal trainers, and movers.<p>Finding someone to paint your deck or DJ your wedding shouldn’t be that hard, but even with the rise …

Verizon's Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Droids get KitKat next

It's a busy time over in Verizon's neck of the woods as the wireless provider deploys Android 4.4 KitKat updates to a variety of smartphones. According to details posted on the carrier's support pages and various blogs, at least four models are ready to receive.<p>Getting (almost) with the times this …

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Windows 7 'more at risk' than Windows XP

Windows Vista and Windows 7 are more likely to be infected with malware than Windows XP, according to Microsoft's latest Security Intelligence Report<p>Microsoft has revealed that computers running its Windows Vista and Windows 7 operating systems are more likely to be infected with malware than the …

Who will be the Google of the internet of things?

Fridges that talk, watches that listen and thermostats that learn your secret domestic habits: these are some of the most visible examples of the …