A good portion of the world is spending a good portion of this week drunk. No doubt you'll see some of their dumber exploits online. New Year's Eve, historically, is when people alcohol makes people even more stupid. Liquor marketers seem a little constrained by social media and online video, perhaps because they don't want to be accused of targeting youthful drinkers. But the fact is, Generation Y, the people born between 1982 and 1995, have grown up with the Internet, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and other social media. There's nothing more social-or, eventually, potentially socially destructive-than drinking. So manufacturers have ...
I did the worst-of-the-year thing a few weeks ago. In the interest of balance, then, here's a list of my favorite 2012 clips. They're ... Read the whole story
Netflix is looking to differentiate itself through exclusive content, according to a Wall Street report. A signal: a new deal with Disney giving it ... Read the whole story
Just as some folks were settling on their couches for a long winter's eve of marathon movie streaming the night before Christmas -- from ... Read the whole story
Ending the year on a sour note, Netflix left millions of U.S. users without service on Christmas Eve. The outage couldn't have come at ... Read the whole story
When you tune in to the ad-supported version of Spotify, the advertising seems more integrated into your experience than most digital ads. I was ... Read the whole story
With millions of iPhones, iPads, Kindle Fires and Galaxy S III handsets given as gifts, more iOS and Android devices were again activated on ... Read the whole story