Google this week unveiled a new 'Zerg rush' easter egg, a tribute to the video game Starcraft.
Rush Limbaugh advertisers, like most of the corporate world, need to carefully cultivate their image on social-media networks. That makes them more sensitive to social-media campaigns.
Rush Limbaugh's inappropriate comments about a law student has caused at least 19 companies to pull their ads from his show. But his on-air survival probably depends on whether his listeners leave.
Comedian and pseudo-candidate Stephen Colbert, tapping the South Carolina primary as his playground, appears to have a bead on the classic Ron Paul voter.
Five major websites will go dark on Wednesday protesting two Congressional bills, which critics argue could curtail Internet and free speech. If passed, The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and its Senate counterpart, the Protect IP Act or PIPA, would allow the US government to seek a court order and even shut down websites that contain content or links to unauthorized copyrighted content. Moreover, advertisers and Internet service providers would be banned from doing business with transgressors.Proponents of the legislation include companies that are trying to protect their copyrights, such as the Motion Picture Association of America, The NBA, Pfizer, Nike, L'Oreal, as well as the US Chamber of Commerce, the Fraternal Order of Police, and the US Conference of Mayors.However, voices of opposition include Internet giants Google, Yahoo!, Facebook, Twitter, eBay, Mozilla, and Wikipedia – who say that the proposed laws constitute a First Amendment violation, promote censorship, and harm the democratic flow of information. Check out how five major websites plan to protest SOPA and PIPA: