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Real-time Reporting of Election Day Problems at VoterStory.org
"Watch the Vote" program lets voters deliver online trouble reports to election observers so they can respond immediately, before the polls close     PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 3 /-USNewswire/ -- A new non-partisan voter complaint system lets anyone who has trouble casting a ballot on Election Day report it live on the Internet, in time to make a ...

New Pizza Hut(R) eGift Cards Fast, Fun Way to Give Pizza
Purchase, share and redeem eGift Cards entirely online     DALLAS, Nov. 3 // -- Pizza Hut is revolutionizing the pizza gift-giving experience. Today, in an industry first, the company is unveiling new eGift Cards, which may be purchased, shared and redeemed entirely online - there is never a need for a plastic card.     "Our ...

BlackBerry Bold Goes on Sale Today in the U.S. Exclusively at AT&T Stores, Other AT&T Sales Channels
Breakthrough BlackBerry Smartphone Is Backed by Nation's Fastest 3G Network and Tens of Thousands of Consumer and Business Services and Applications     Through MEdia Mall and Third-Party Providers     BlackBerry Bold Customers Receive Free AT&T Wi-Fi     DALLAS, Nov. 4 In addition to ...

New Referral Engine Pays Consumers for Word-of-Mouth Recommendations, Connects Advertisers to Trusted Networks and Qualified Leads
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 3 // -- Online community PerfSpot.com, LLC, today debuted a new service that directly connects consumers and advertisers, allowing consumers to get paid for the powerful word-of-mouth recommendations they offer every day, offline and online -- and affording brands of all types and sizes access to those trusted, highly-qualified networks and ...

whereIvote.com Unveils Candidate Profiles, Directions to 330,000 Polling Places
Non-Partisan Website shows choices, aides Get Out The Vote Efforts     WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 /-USNewswire/ -- Aristotle International, the non-partisan election technology provider announced today the addition of more than 8,000 state and national candidate profiles to whereIvote.com (http://www.whereivote.com). The innovative web portal helps voters ...

Video: PR Newswire Recognizes 1,000th Follower of its Twitter Feed Through Donation to Educational Charity
Online microblogging community provides new channel for delivery of media information to PR and business community     PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 30 // -- Self-proclaimed serial entrepreneur Marlynn Jayme Schotland became the 1,000th user of PR Newswire's Twitter feed, earning the ability to make a gift to the charity of her ...

Social Media Tools Help Investors Understand and Find Financial Advisors
SHREWSBURY, N.J., Oct. 31 // -- The Financial Information Group Inc. - the company that provides Discovery databases on financial intermediaries - and the Charter Financial Publishing Network (CFPN), owner and publisher of Financial Advisor magazine, proudly announce the rollout of a powerful new suite of social media tools to their online directory of financial ...

Silicon Valley Leaders to Denounce Prop 8 in Newspaper Ad
High Tech Business Executives, Venture Capital Leaders to Urge Californians     to Stand Up for Equality     SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 30 // -- The leadership of the nation's high-tech industry feels so strongly that Prop 8 is wrong and unfair, that a coalition of key leaders is running a full page advertisement ...

e2Campus Announces Facebook Platform Integration
Enables e2Campus customers to post e2Campus alerts to their school's     Facebook Page automatically     ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 29 // -- From booth #1450 at EDUCAUSE 2008, Omnilert(R), LLC today announced that the e2Campus(R) emergency notification system for higher education is now integrated with ...

Doodle Brings Easy Event Scheduling to Facebook
Doodle, the Leading Online Scheduling Service, Releases a Facebook Application Which Allows the Facebook Community to Easily Schedule Events     ZURICH, Switzerland, September 1 // -- Doodle announced today that it also provides its scheduling services to the Facebook community. The Doodle Facebook application allows users to easily find the best ...

Price Protectr Covers Amazon Shoppers
Startup that has saved users over a $1.3 million dollars announces a new     service     NEW YORK, Sept. 2 // -- The Internet was abuzz over the weekend over a recent change in shopping policy at the Internet's biggest shopping website: Amazon.com. According to Amazon shoppers, Amazon has ended their ...

Meez Announces the Promotions of Two Executives to CTO and VP
Meez Appoints Keith Neal as Chief Technology Officer and Jean Teather as     Vice President of Product Management     SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 2 // -- Meez, (http://www.meez.com), a leading social entertainment community, today announced the promotions of two internal team members. Keith Neal, former Senior Software ...

VISTAKON(R) Brings ACUMINDER(TM) to Facebook Users
Popular Electronic Contact Lens Reminder Service Launches on Social Networking Site; Contact Lens Wearers Self-Report Better Compliance with     ACUMINDER(TM)     JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 3 VISTAKON(R), Division of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. and maker of ACUVUE(R) Brand Contact Lenses, today ...

Me.dium Joins eBay, Facebook, and Yahoo! in Microsofts Windows(R) Internet Explorer(R) 8
IE8's new Visual Search functionality features Me.dium's Social Search     BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 27 // -- Me.dium, an award-winning social software company, today announced that its Social Search service (http://me.dium.com/search), the first crowd-powered search engine, will be integrated into Microsoft's new Windows(R) Internet Explorer(R) 8 Beta ...

Bucks County Tourism Goes Viral
Destination Marketing Makes Revolutionary Effort to Attract Millennials     BUCKS COUNTY, Pa., Aug. 27 // -- Bucks County Conference and Visitors Bureau (BCCVB) is on the leading edge of "viral tourism" with the recently released five-episode series of videos appearing on Internet sites including YouTube, FaceBook, Vimeo and others. Exposing the ...

Mobile Push Facebook - BlueWhaleMail
Facebook Wall Posting and Messaging With News and Status Updates Straight     to Your Mobile     LONDON, August 11 // -- Blue Whale Systems Ltd makes Facebook on a mobile phone as easy as Text Messaging with today's release of enhanced Facebook features for BlueWhaleMail, their free mobile push ...

Animoto Launches Animoto Videos Application for Facebook at SXSW Interactive, Introduces Powerful Alternative to Online Photo Slideshows
New application lets Facebook users create and share personalized,     high-impact, 30-second videos from favorite photos and music     AUSTIN, Texas, March 10 // -- SXSW Interactive Festival -- Animoto, the web application that lets users quickly and easily create personalized, professional-quality videos from their own ...

AllSmackTalk.com Keeps Fans Together with New Social Networking Features and Facebook Application
Users Can Now Create Personalized Sports Profiles and Easily Communicate     With Teammates and Rivals on AllSmackTalk.com     LOS ANGELES, March 5 // -- AllSmackTalk.com(TM), the premier communication tool for sports enthusiasts to log on with fellow fans or rivals and "Tell It Like It Is," has launched several new ...

Facebook Names Sheryl Sandberg Chief Operating Officer
PALO ALTO, Calif., March 4 // -- Facebook today announced that Sheryl Sandberg will join the company as Chief Operating Officer starting March 24, 2008. As COO, Sandberg will be responsible for helping Facebook scale its operations and expand its presence globally. Sandberg will manage sales, marketing, business development, human resources, public policy, privacy and ...

Labs are Vital(TM) Program Targets Science-Minded Students Through Facebook Social Media Network
Facebook social media strategy addresses severe labor shortage in the     clinical laboratory profession     ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Feb. 25     Summary Facts:    * Labs Are Vital(TM) launched a Facebook group and student-focused Web     site, ...

Students Vote on 2008 OSCARS Ads Using iPhone, Facebook, and Web Polling Technology from MIMIEO
EVANSTON, Ill., Feb. 24 // -- Using MIMIEO, thousands of movie fans are watching and voting on movie trailers for Oscar-nominated films using the iPhone, Facebook (PickMe application), and the website http://www.VoteOscarsAds.com . The polling is part of a graduate student research effort to gauge advertising effectiveness.     The technology offers ...

Shout Postcard Now Available on Facebooks(C) Web Social Network of Over 65 Million Users
Facebook users can now post multimedia postcards on Facebook directly from     their smart phones     LINDON, Utah, Feb. 21 // -- Me Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of The SCO Group (Pink Sheets: SCOXQ) and a leading provider of mobile software technology and services, today announced the availability of ...

Circos Launches Love Hotel Application on Facebook
Taps online personas to enhance semantic search     SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 20 // -- Circos (http://www.circos.com), the 'me-centric(TM)' semantic search engine, today released the Circos Love Hotel (http://www.facebook.com/apps/application.php?id=7986536463), a Facebook (http://www.facebook.com)application where users can send each ...

123Greetings.com Adds New Customizable PhotoCards and Birthday Reminders to its Facebook Ecard Application
NEW YORK, Feb. 15 // -- 123Greetings.com today announced two new features for its ecard application on Facebook. The PhotoCards feature allows users to browse and select any photograph from their albums as well as from the albums of their friends and send it as an ecard to anyone in their network. Users can also add a message of their own and mark it as private while ...

Students Vote on OSCARS Using iPhone and Facebook for 80th Annual Academy Awards
- Real-time polling using Facebook, the iPhone, and the website     VoteOscars.com -     EVANSTON, Ill., Feb. 14 // -- Using a technology called MIMIEO, students at Northwestern University are polling thousands of people in the days leading up to and during the February 24th ABC broadcast of the 80th ...

Facebook Releases Site in Spanish; German and French to Follow
PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 7 // -- Facebook today announced the first step in a broad plan to internationalize the site with translation into Spanish. German and French versions of Facebook are expected in the coming weeks. Nearly 1,500 Spanish-speaking users on Facebook chose to be part of the effort and translated the site from English to Spanish in less than four ...

CBSSports.com Connects With Facebook(R) to Provide Official NCAA(R) Tournament Brackets
Facebook Platform to offer 'CBSSports.com Tournament Brackets' application     for the 2008 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship     FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 7 // -- CBSSports.com today announced it has developed and will host an official NCAA March Madness(R) Brackets application that will be offered and promoted ...

MeeMix Launches the First Ever Personalized Music Trivia Game in Facebook and Bebo - the Mee Game
TEL AVIV, Israel, Feb. 5 // -- MeeMix, a personalized Internet Radio Community website ( http://www.meemix.com ), is announcing the launch of Mee Game in the online communities sites, Facebook and Bebo, at once. The Mee Game is the first ever personalized music trivia challenge, which was available only to MeeMix members until ...

Northwestern Students use iPhone and Facebook to Poll Super Bowl Ad Effectiveness
Students Expect to Reveal Surprising New Results     CHICAGO, Feb. 1 // -- Using a new social networking platform called MIMIEO, graduate students at Northwestern University will poll thousands of fans during the 2008 Super Bowl ads. After each quarter of the game broadcast on Fox on February 3rd, the student's website will ...

CoreBlox Announces I Have Kids Application on Facebook(R) and $50,000 Charity Campaign
CoreBlox(TM) starts the Penny Campaign to benefit children's charities     FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Jan. 29 // -- A new version of the I Have Kids application from CoreBlox, Inc. allows Facebook users to tell family and friends what's going on in their kids' lives, while triggering a charitable donation from CoreBlox. CoreBlox is also announcing today ...

Skyfire Unveils Downloadable Mobile Browser that Delivers the PC Web Experience on Your Phone
Skyfire features full Ajax and Flash to bring the "real Web" to smartphones - users can now experience sites like YouTube, Facebook, and Last.fm at     record speeds     PALM DESERT, Calif., Jan. 28 // -- Today at the DEMO 08 conference, Skyfire unveiled a new mobile browser that makes browsing on ...

YouChoose.Net Introduces Distributed Social Networking at Demo 08
Rapidly growing social network pioneers 'Distributed Social Networking"     with release of the YouChoose Widget.     http://www.YouChoose.net     PALM DESERT, Calif., Jan. 28 // -- YouChoose.net, whose tagline is "Turning Passions into Actions," introduced the YouChoose ...

New Facebook Application for Effective Goal and Project Management
$1,000 Referral Contest Ends January 31st     SEATTLE, Jan. 24 // -- On Track (apps.facebook.com/ontrack), a highly effective goal and project management Facebook application, is publicly launching today in an attempt to make the social operating system as useful as the computer operating system. Using proven methods, it keeps users on ...

SocialMedia Networks Inc. Taps Yahoo! Behavioral Targeting Veteran
Names Richard Frankel as Chief Operating Officer to scale its advertising     network for open social platforms     PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 24 // -- SocialMedia Networks, the largest network delivering advertising services in social media applications, today announced it has appointed Yahoo! behavioral ...

comScore Releases December U.S. Search Engine Rankings
RESTON, Va., Jan. 23 comScore, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released its monthly comScore qSearch analysis of the search marketplace. Among core search engines in December 2007, Google Sites remained the top search property with 5.6 billion core searches conducted, representing a 58.4 percent share of the search ...

New Fuser Facebook Application Enables Users to Check MySpace Messages From Within Facebook Profile
BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 23 // -- The developers of Fuser.com, a free and innovative online tool that enables Internet users to consolidate their e-mail and social networking accounts into a single online inbox, today announced the launch of the Fuser Facebook application. Built on the same promise as Fuser.com -- to simplify users' digital lifestyles -- the Fuser ...

Accel Partners Joins Group of Investors to Back United Mobile
International Mobile Phone Company Raises US$15 Million Round of Equity     Financing     LONDON, January 23 // -- United Mobile, the world's leading low-cost roaming mobile operator, announced today it completed a US$15 million round of equity funding led by Accel Partners and Grazia Equity, who join ...

Facebook Rejects Millionaire Patriots Ads to Arm and Train Law-Abiding Americans As Offensive, Profane, Vulgar, and Obscene...
Millionaire Patriot's Offer of 5 Days of Training, 30 State Concealed Weapon Permit and a Free Handgun Denied to Pro-Gun Members of Facebook     Community     LAS VEGAS, Jan. 22 // -- Front Sight Firearms Training Institute founder and director, Dr. Ignatius Piazza is known by his hundreds of ...

iChapters.com Helps Environmental Activism Take Root
Online College Textbook Store Pledges to "Plant a Tree" for Each eChapter or eBook Purchased Through Partnerships with ChangingthePresent.org and     PasoPacifico.org     BELMONT, Calif., Jan. 17 // -- At a time when environmental issues are a growing concern and people are looking for simple ...

Trivya.com Launches a New Trivia Game Facebook Application
Trivya.com Offers Multi-Player Trivia With Play-Money Games for Facebook Users and Creates a Complete Revolution in the Development of Business     Models Around the Facebook Platform     TEL AVIV, Israel, January 17 // -- Trivya.com, developer of the web's biggest and fastest growing trivia game-platform, is ...

Panraven and the Red Jumpsuit Apparatus Launch Whos Your Guardian Angel? Story Contest
Fans Can Create, Share and Embed Multimedia Stories, Combining Their     Videos, Photos and Text with Content Produced by the Band     CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 17 // -- Panraven (http://www.panraven.com), the pioneer of online storytelling, today launched the Red Jumpsuit Apparatus "Who's Your Guardian Angel?" story contest. ...

Balderton Capital Congratulates MySQL on its $1 Billion Acquisition by Sun Microsystems
LONDON, January 16 // -- Balderton Capital, Europe's leading venture capital firm, congratulates MySQL, which has agreed to be acquired by Sun Microsystems for a total consideration of approximately $1 billion.     Balderton and its affiliate Benchmark Capital US were early investors in MySQL which is the developer of the world's most popular open ...

comScore Media Metrix Releases Top 50 U.S. Web Rankings for December
Retail Sites Post Second Consecutive Month of Strong Gains During Holiday     Shopping Season     RESTON, Va., Jan. 15 comScore, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released its monthly analysis of U.S. consumer activity at top online properties for December 2007 from the ...

BORBA Unveils New Interactive Website
Commerce Meets Community in Web 2.0 Beauty Site     WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Jan. 15 // -- BORBA, prestige skin care brand and nutraceutical pioneer, announces the launch of a new interactive website, BORBA.com. In keeping with BORBA's mission for cutting-edge innovation, the website has undergone a radical makeover incorporating advanced ...

On2 Technologies Announces On2 Flix(R) Publisher(TM) for Mac at Macworld 2008
Popular browser based video encoding and publishing solution for Adobe(R) Flash(R) Player 8 and 9 offers cost savings and improved workflow to video publishers, while giving users an easy web-based publishing application     SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 15 On2 Technologies, Inc., (Amex: ONT), a leader in video compression solutions, announced today Flix ...


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