How To: Unlock the foursquare Borgias Badge

Showtime has launched a new foursquare badge to promote their new show, The Borgias (Sunday, 9pm ET/PT). To unlock the badge, you apparently have to follow Showtime on foursquare and check-in to venues recommended on their page. The number of…

Gamestop Launches Facebook Storefront

The digital marketing blitz for new/used video game retailer Gamestop continues…

Just days ago, we found out that Gamestop has set its sights tablets(streaming games on, selling used, possible making their own). Today comes the news that Gamestop has set up a Facebook storefront where you can purchase games directly from their page.

US Homeland Security to Issue Terror Alerts on Facebook, Twitter

According to a memo the Associated Press reports on today, the US Department of Homeland Security is entertaining the idea using Facebook and Twitter as one of its means to issue terror alerts beginning soon.

It is unclear how exactly, they will issue these alerts, but one can imagine that they will be utilizing their current Facebook Page and the new National Terrorism Advisory System Twitter Feed.

Now You Can ‘Unfriend’ Facebook Users From Your Phone

It has never really been very (relatively) easy to ‘unfriend’ someone on Facebook. For some time, the only way to do this was to click on a link all the way down at the bottom of the left-hand column of their profile page.

With the launch of the new Facebook iPhone app update, unfriending someone is now just as easy as sending them a message.

Gamestop Sets Focus on Tablets; Streams Games

Gamestop, the new/used video game retailer known primarily for their brick-and-mortar stores, is stepping up their digital presence, and their sights have been set squarely on tablets. The company has announced that they have purchased Spawn Labs and will begin…

Is Twitter Looking to Offer Branded Pages?

Techradar and Marketing Magazine both have reports about Twitter contemplating creating Facebook-like branded pages. Their assumption is that this could be the next step in Twitters struggle to monetize their millions of users. I haven’t seen a great deal about…

The Onion Releases Fake News App

In what surely was no coincidence, The Onion, the very popular news parody site, released their official iPhone/iPad app on April Fools Day. The new app allows you to read the fake news reports and videos that you have come…