Facebook is down, go do something more fun while it recovers [Update: It’s back!]

Facebook is down for many users around the world, according to DownDetector.co.uk and reports on Twitter. It’s the second outage within a week for the social network, and many people are unable to log in and view those critical status messages, Pages and other updates. These problems don’t tend to last too long, but we’ve asked […] Read more »

It’s official: North America is out of new IPv4 addresses

North America has finally run out of new addresses based on IPv4, the numbering system that got the Internet where it is today but which is running out of space for the coming era of networking. The American Registry for Internet Numbers, the nonprofit group that distributes Internet addresses for the region, said Thursday it […] Read more »

Twitter confirms it’s experimenting with native polls in tweets

Twitter is looking at possibly letting users add quick polls to their tweets. A company spokesperson confirmed the move in a statement to VentureBeat saying, “We’re experimenting with a new way to poll users on Twitter.” Right now, it looks like polls are only visible on Twitter’s mobile apps and website, but not on desktop […] Read more »

B2B Marketers: It’s Time for Influencer Marketing

Are you influential? That’s a big question with a simple answer: of course you are. Every day you influence family, friends and work colleagues. That last one is especially important because IDC research found that B2B decision makers rely on peers and colleagues more than product reviews, vendor content, salespeople Continue reading… Follow us on Twitter […] Read more »