Bahrain Protest Photos Flood Flickr

Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube often get a lot of the attention when it comes to social media spreading news of revolutions and uprisings in foreign nations, but Yahoo-owned Flickr is reminding everyone that it plays a significant role as well.  Photos can say a lot, and Flickr has plenty of those. The company is highlighting […]

New Canon Portable Scanner Lets You Scan Directly to Evernote

Canon has just released a Mac version of its popular image and document scanner, the imageFORMULA P-150M, complete with built-in support for the popular organizational service Evernote. The small scanner, which Canon calls the “Scan-tini,” lets you quickly scan documents and route them to Evernote automatically. The scanner, which is also available for Windows, uses […]

Create Collaborative Photo Books with Group Story

This post is part of Mashable’s Spark of Genius series, which highlights a unique feature of startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here. The series is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. Name: Group Story Quick Pitch: Group Story lets users collaborate with others online to […]

The Answer to Facebook’s Universal “Like” Button: OpenDislike

Last week, Facebook unveiled its universal “like” button, furthering its goal of world domination in the process. Thus, it was inevitable that someone, somewhere would develop the universal “dislike” button. OpenDislike.org, which is powered by German identity manager yiid.com, is really more proof of concept than something that is ever likely to be largely used […]

Iceland Volcano Satellite Image Shows Massive Ash Cloud [PIC]

A volcano in Iceland with probably the coolest and most formidable name ever, Eyjafjallajokull, erupted this Wednesday, April 14. As we wrote earlier, European travelers have since been stranded around the world — including the Norwegian prime minister, whose trusty iPad is thankfully keeping his country’s government afloat. NASA’s Terra satellite captured the above image […]

Tumblr Gets a BlackBerry App

Until recently, blogging clients for the BlackBerry have been pretty limited. But WordPress for BlackBerry was released last month, and today Tumblr released its official BlackBerry app, which lets you post photos, videos, audio, links and text directly from the BlackBerry to your microblog. Mobelux, the guys behind the stellar Tumblr iPhone app are also […]

Flickr Co-founder’s Startup Hunch Raises $10 Million

Hunch, a New York City-based startup founded by Flickr co-founder Caterina Fake and SiteAdvisor founder/angel investor Chris Dixon, has raised $10 million in funding for its questions and recommendations site. Nearly a year ago, Ms. Fake revealed her new startup to the world. Her goal: to create a service that would help people make decisions […]

Social Media Christmas 2008

This is Social Media Christmas 2008, and it’s our Christmas gift to you. Hope you enjoy! – The MGH Word of Mouth Team http://mghwom.com Duration : 0:2:31