Facebook Proposes Fresh $20 Million Privacy Settlement

Facebook is offering a new $20 million settlement in a class action privacy lawsuit relating to “Sponsored Stories” advertisements, according to a report. The fresh settlement, filed Saturday, is offering up to $10 each to nearly 125 million affected users, reports Reuters. Sponsored Stories, a Read More …

More Zynga Execs Head for the Exit Doors

Zynga’s management shakeups continue. Jeff Karp, chief marketing and revenue officer, resigned Monday. Before joining Zynga in August 2011, Karp was an executive vice president at Electronic Arts. Karp was reportedly recruited to join Zynga by another former EA executive, John Schappert. Schappert resigned from Read More …

Artist Brands Street Advertising With Biting Error Messages

Computer Error Message Street Art Coors Light “Under Maintenance. We’re sorry, the product you are looking for is currently under maintenance due to a lack of quality. Please try again at a later time. Thank you.” Step Up Revolution “Low Expectations Warning. Expectations for the Read More …

Microsoft Sued for Misrepresenting Surface Storage Space

It looks like at least one Microsoft customer isn’t too happy with his new Surface tablet. Andrew Sokolowski, a lawyer based in Los Angeles, filed a lawsuit against Microsoft on Tuesday for allegedly misleading consumers about the amount of storage space on the Surface tablet Read More …

This Startup Can Tell You if a Photo Is Fake

In the age of Photoshop, it’s almost impossible to say with absolute certainty whether any given image is real, but one former Photoshop employee hopes to change that. Fourandsix Technologies, a startup founded by a former Adobe Photoshop executive and a digital forensics expert, unveiled Read More …

Microsoft Asks Consumers to Compare Bing to Google Via a Pepsi Challenge

Microsoft is trying a new marketing gambit to get consumers to use its Bing search engine: A blind taste test. The campaign, called Bing It On, asks users to compare any five search results for Bing and Google side-by-side without knowing which is which, and pick Read More …

6 Bloggers Who Tumbled Their Way Into New York Fashion Week

6 Bloggers Who Tumbled Their Way Into New York Fashion Week 1. Rachel Schwartzmann Rachel Schwartzmann, current Huffington Post contributor and aspiring fashion writer, created The Style Line in January 2011. She also runs a personal style blog, Le Style Child. The Style Line “features Read More …

Microsoft Surface Skewers iPad Mini in Parody Ad

We love the most recent ad for Apple’s iPad mini. The big piano/little piano motif gets across exactly the point the product without using any words at all. But we may love this parody ad for Microsoft Surface even more. Similar to the Apple commercial, Read More …

Amazon Kindle, Google Nexus 7 Ads Shamelessly Rip Off Apple Ads

Did you see that cute ad with that new tablet thingie? You know, the one with the adorable kids and that mellow guitar strumming? Chances are you did, but you may not remember exactly what it was promoting. That’s because Amazon and Google have finally Read More …

5 Ways to Make Extra Money During the Holidays

Chelsea P. Gladden is the Director of Marketing & PR for FlexJobs, an award-winning service that helps job-seekers find professional opportunities that also offer work flexibility, such as telecommuting, freelance, part-time or alternative schedules. To learn more about Chelsea, visit FlexJobs.com or tweet her @FlexJobsChelsea Though Nordstrom does Read More …