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Why I Panicked When I Couldn't Update My Facebook Status To 'Engaged'

The Daily Beast | Posted 10.15.2012 | Weddings

I asked my girlfriend to marry me on a boat on the wide expanse of Lake George. There was no iPhone to capture the moment, no Twitter to tweet or Face...

Media Literacy in the Digital Age

Jackie Jenkins-Scott | Posted 12.05.2012 | Education
Jackie Jenkins-Scott

Communication shapes our experience of reality. If we are not cognizant of the internalization of images, then how can we work to change its influence on our lives and the lives of our students, from the youngest to those in college?

The GROUND Collective at Milk Gallery

Joseph Sutton | Posted 12.03.2012 | Arts
Joseph Sutton

The GROUND Collective demonstrates the magazine's hopes to establish itself and create something fresh from the ashes of print media's heyday.

Adobe Says First-Party Data is Driving the Digital Ad Marketplace: Launches SiteCatalyst as Advertising Tool

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.30.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

CHICAGO - Adobe's widely deployed tools for monitoring and collecting first-party data, including SiteCatalyst, are powerful tools for advertisers...

WATCH LIVE: Arianna Speaks At Digital Economy Forum

Posted 11.26.2012 | Media

Huffington Post founder and Editor-In-Chief Arianna Huffington is speaking today at the Digital Economy Forum in Italy. Click the link above to watch ...

WATCH LIVE: Arianna Speaks At Digital Economy Forum | Posted 11.26.2012 | Media

Arianna Huffington is speaking at the Digital Economy Forum in Italy. Click the link below to watch a live stream....

What Do The Emperor's New Clothes Have in Common with Social Media Influence?

Jure Klepic | Posted 11.23.2012 | Business
Jure Klepic

Buzz and awareness are not the new clothes when it comes to influence. Until someone can track the true behavior change that an influencer causes by a message, it is virtually the Emperor's New Clothes all over again but until then, "he really doesn't have anything on at all," does he?

Family Photos on Facebook: What Are We Trying to Prove?

Aidan Donnelley Rowley | Posted 11.19.2012 | Parents
Aidan Donnelley Rowley

d I found myself checking my page every few hours to see if more friends had liked my photo, my family. This is something I'm not proud to admit.

Royals Chasing Shadows and Shadowy Photographers

Chris Brauer | Posted 11.16.2012 | Media
Chris Brauer

The more debate about the rights and wrongs of publishing the images, the better for Closer, and the more palatable the inevitable fine will feel. A nice juicy Royal court case will only bring the magazine back into the public spotlight.

Guide to Personal Brand Management

Clare Munn | Posted 11.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Clare Munn

One of my biggest concerns today is that people are forgetting that what they say, type and Tweet can be spread around the globe in a matter of seconds.

The Future of Nostalgia

Jamie Holmes | Posted 11.12.2012 | Arts
Jamie Holmes

The question of what effects the digital revolution will have on memory and nostalgia isn't merely personal. It's historical. It will let children in 2150 see long-dead ancestors' wedding days in perfect HD.

YouChoose: How Digital Platforms Are Changing the Entertainment World

Steven C. Beer | Posted 11.12.2012 | Entertainment
Steven C. Beer

Based on recent trends, we anticipate that more and more established filmmakers, musicians and authors will turn to using the digital world as a liberating resource and vital tool for creating, marketing and distributing their work.

A Photographer, A Painter, and The Big Apple

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 11.04.2012 | Arts
Sanjay Sanghoee

I decided to pick Bennet Cobliner's brain about the evolution of the "medium" used to convey images and how that and other factors have impacted the image-maker's techniques as well as the pictures themselves. These were my takeaways from that discussion.

Fresh From the Lab: Introducing HuffPost Highlights

Arianna Huffington | Posted 10.29.2012 | Technology
Arianna Huffington

Today I'm delighted to announce the launch of HuffPost Highlights. At HuffPost, we now have over 70 verticals dedicated to bringing you the best of the web. And we realize you may not have time to read everything. So why not let the millions of other HuffPost readers find some of the best content for you -- the amazing quotes, eye-popping statistics, and inspirational insights that your fellow readers are sharing, tweeting, and discussing in conversations online and off? Starting today, you'll see great quotes in the module on the right side of every article page, and highlighted in yellow in the article you're reading. If you see a quote you like, all you have to do is select that text with your cursor and copy it, and your quote will be mixed in with all the other quotes displayed on Highlights -- our newest way to join the conversation.

Can the New York Times Company New CEO, Former BBC Director General Mark Thompson, Solve Its Financial Problems?

Daniel R. Schwarz | Posted 10.28.2012 | Media
Daniel R. Schwarz

The New York Times Company hopes that the BBC's Mark Thompson will help figure out how a digital newsgathering operation can be financially successful.

Changing SEO Strategies Post-Google Penguin

Ben Wood | Posted 10.22.2012 | Technology
Ben Wood

Whilst the Panda algorithm, which is still refreshing 18 months on, is arguably more concerned with onsite factors, its not-too-distant relative, Google Penguin, was designed to focus on the other significant realm of SEO: offsite.

Huffington Magazine: 10 Lessons From the First 10 Issues

Josh Klenert | Posted 10.19.2012 | Technology
Josh Klenert

As we publish our 10th issue of Huffington magazine and in anticipation of our September 10th Design and Tech Meet Up in partnership with SPD, here's a snapshot of lessons learned developing and publishing a new digital-only magazine.

Which USA Do You Work In?

Mark Cuban | Posted 10.17.2012 | Business
Mark Cuban

Digital entrepreneurship is experiencing a renaissance. In the digital world, the non-brick and mortar world, there is negative unemployment. That's right, there are far more jobs than there are people to fill them.

The New Brand-Consumer Relationships

Sana Dubarry | Posted 10.15.2012 | Business
Sana Dubarry

This is the case with Apple or Nespresso, where the actual physical stores look more like living spaces, with demonstration areas rather than checkouts. Everything is done so that the consumer feels at ease and spends time with customer advisers (not salespeople).

Digital Dharma: Saving the Text in a Tech-Loving Age

Maggie Jackson | Posted 10.06.2012 | Technology
Maggie Jackson

Today, we too often believe that technology neatly solves a problem when in reality, technology merely shifts the nature of the challenges before us. I have no doubt that the inestimable Gene Smith deeply understood the depth of this issue.

Good News For Reuters

Reuters | Posted 09.30.2012 | Media

* Q2 adj EPS 54 cents vs Wall Street view 50 cents * Revenue from ongoing business up 3 pct, in line with forecast * Re...

Social TV Awards -- How Social Are Your Favorite TV Shows?

Julie Spira | Posted 09.23.2012 | Entertainment
Julie Spira

They said history was made in a variety of ways at this year's Social TV Summit in Los Angeles. It was the 2nd year for the conference, but the first ...

Where Influence Measurement Tools are Stymied

Jure Klepic | Posted 09.24.2012 | Business
Jure Klepic

Marketers need to develop a robust conceptualization of influence within the context of social media so they don't have to rely solely on the definitions provided by Klout, Kred and other tools.

The Department of Reinvention: Communication, Compassion and Future Visions

Russell C. Smith | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics
Russell C. Smith

It's time to stop pretending the same dead-end solutions will solve problems in the digital age.

Soon There Will Be No More Shelves of Books and CDs

Larry Magid | Posted 09.01.2012 | Technology
Larry Magid

The loss of this visible manifestation of who we are may be of little consequence to most people, but it's a loss worth noting.