Google Sneaks Us Into Data Centers Using Street View

By Pavithra Mohan Sometimes it’s easy to forget that Google only became a household name within the past ten years. For young adults who grew up in the nineties, it’s hard to dredge up fragments of P.G. (“Pre-Googs”) life, particularly when it was marred by the likes of Yahoo and AOL search. “Search engine” was(…)

Facebook Reaches One Billion, Launches Ad Campaign

By Pavithra Mohan Facebook is perhaps the last social venture that needs an international ad campaign—followed at a slight distance, some might argue, by Twitter—but today marks a major milestone for the company. In an official “Newsroom” blog post, Mark Zuckerberg announced the following: “This morning, there are more than one billion people using Facebook(…)

New Myspace Video Preview Reveals Sleek Redesign

By Pavithra Mohan Myspace pulled back the curtain on its new redesign with today’s posting of a new Myspace video preview, which boasts a streamlined format visually reminiscent of both Facebook and Pinterest, but with the added edge of horizontal scrolling. The new look emphasizes modularity while still preserving an image-driven layout that’s easy on(…)