Still bruised from the controversy involving its changed terms of service, mobile image app Instagram suffered likely false claims that it had lost a quarter of its users.
TV owners are not yet buying into the PC-like functionality of their new "smart" sets. In part, even smarter personal devices beat TVs to the punch.
An incredibly unscientific poll of Christmas Eve tweets stumbles upon a likely truth: this was probably a massive iPad Christmas.
Some of the most active social TV shows of 2012 are not only buzzworthy in content, but are also in form more conducive to chatter activity that does not detract from the first-screen experience.
Smartphones and tablets are devouring the middle of the markets for dedicated game consoles and digital cameras. Expect the 7-inch tablets to make matters worse, especially for Sony and Nintendo.
Want to sue? Now there is a shortcode for that. A legal marketing services firm has created a way to find a lawyer while you are still prone on the ground, waiting for the gurney.
eBay finds that ads in its apps don't deliver enough revenue to compensate for the hit they deliver to the overall user experience.
Instagram is getting deservedly slammed this week, but it isn't just about the prospect of turning personal images into ads. It is about how these new goliaths of media treat their users.
Proximity is only part of the mobile search picture. Both the breadth of categories searched and the demographics of smartphone use are broadening.
Our fingers aren't "fat." But the mobile ads have been too dumb (or deliberately oblivious) to know we didn't want to click them. Google says it has a fix.