robyn tippins

Latest Posts From

Weekly Wrap-up: Let’s Hear It for Instagram

Weekly Wrap-up: Let’s Hear It for Instagram

Each week we wrap up our top ten stories, and this week half of our most read stories were those that dissected and discussed the billion dollar purchase of Instagram by Facebook. Learn more about this story and many more in the ReadWriteWeb Weekly Wrap-up.

After the jump you’ll find more of this week’s top news stories on some of the key…

Weekly Wrap-up: Users Don’t Like Your Site

Weekly Wrap-up: Users Don’t Like Your Site

Does the rise of the read-later apps mean that users don’t want the experience of using your site at all? Jon Mitchell explores that question in this week’s top story, Websites Have to Get Better. All of this and more in the ReadWriteWeb Weekly Wrap-up.

After the jump you’ll find more of this week’s top news stories on some of the key topics…

Weekly Wrap-up:  Does the Android Brand Make You Think of Google?

Weekly Wrap-up: Does the Android Brand Make You Think of Google?

The Android Marketplace is rebranded as Google Play. All of this and more in the ReadWriteWeb Weekly Wrap-up.

After the jump you’ll find more of this week’s top news stories on some of the key topics that are shaping the Web – Location, App Stores and Real-Time Web – plus highlights from some of our six channels. Read on for more.

Live Drawing SXSW: What’s So [Bleeping] Hard About Social ROI?

Live Drawing SXSW: What’s So [Bleeping] Hard About Social ROI?

We all struggle with social measurement. Are we measuring enough? Are we measuring the right things? Clearly defining social ROI, especially if your business goals aren’t tied to product sales, can be a frustratingly elusive goal. Craig Daitch (Ford), Eric Swayne (M/A/R/C Research), Liz Strauss (Inside Out Thinking), Matt Ridings…

Live Drawing SXSW: How to Harvest Consumer Intent from the Social Web

Live Drawing SXSW: How to Harvest Consumer Intent from the Social Web

We’re all drowing in tweets, Facebook shares, plus ones and pins, but how do consumers follow those trails to act? With so much signal, it’s all noise. At this session, panelists AJ Vaynerchuck, Edward Boches, Farrah Bostic, Jeff Janer and Jolie O’Dell, shared their wisdom to help businesses discover intent in the data maelstrom.

Live Drawing SXSW: Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think

Live Drawing SXSW: Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think

In our last drawn session of the day, Dr. Peter Diamandis shares his vision of an abundant world. The gap between the haves and have nots is staggering, but Dr. Diamandis expects a world of automation, AI and other amazing technologies will create an environment that meets everyone’s needs, abundantly. @visualhero captured the session as it…

Weekly Wrap-up:  The New iPad Launches, Netflix Didn’t Know They Advertised on Limbaugh, Google Starts Selling Airfare and More

Weekly Wrap-up: The New iPad Launches, Netflix Didn’t Know They Advertised on Limbaugh, Google Starts Selling Airfare and More

The new iPad isn’t a large step forward in terms of features, but it will be huge for Apple. Netflix didn’t realize it was advertising on the Rush Limbaugh Show. And, Google started selling airfare to searchers. All of this and more in the ReadWriteWeb Weekly Wrap-up.

After the jump you’ll find more of this week’s top news stories on some of…

[UPDATED] Pi Day Contest:  What’s Your Vision for Quantum Computing?

[UPDATED] Pi Day Contest: What’s Your Vision for Quantum Computing?

To celebrate Pi Day on March 14th (3.14), we’re giving away a cool Pi Day T Shirt from ThinkGeek. To win our Pi Day Contest, we want to know your vision for Quantum Computing.

UPDATE: Congratulations to Matthew Leifer who won the contest with this comment!

The possibilities are exciting. Many people, including RWW’s Mobile guru, Dan Rowinski…

Daily Wrap: Facebook’s Offsite Mods May Know More Than You Think

Daily Wrap: Facebook’s Offsite Mods May Know More Than You Think

The offsite moderators for Facebook may have user information that might make some Facebook users uneasy. This and more in today’s Daily Wrap.

Sometimes it’s difficult to catch everything that hits tech media in a day, so we wrap up some of the most talked about stories. We give you a daily recap of what you missed in the ReadWriteWeb…

Weekly Wrap-up:  Foursquare Ditches Google Maps and More Top Stories

Weekly Wrap-up: Foursquare Ditches Google Maps and More Top Stories

Foursquare drops the Google Maps API to use OpenStreetMap. We show you an insider’s look at how Google search works. The Pirate Bay starts using unstoppable Magnet Links. All of this and more in the ReadWriteWeb Weekly Wrap-up.

After the jump you’ll find more of this week’s top news stories on some of the key topics that are shaping the Web…

Daily Wrap: Siri’s Imagined Physical Presence and more

Daily Wrap: Siri’s Imagined Physical Presence and more

Shapeways held a contest to see what designers thought Siri might look like. This and more in today’s Daily Wrap. Sometimes it’s difficult to catch everything that hits tech media in a day, so we wrap up some of the most talked about stories. We give you a daily recap of what you missed in […]

Daily Wrap: What Matters at Mobile World Congress and more

Daily Wrap: What Matters at Mobile World Congress and more

Dan Frommer tells you the only five things that matter at Mobile World Congress. This and more in today’s Daily Wrap. Sometimes it’s difficult to catch everything that hits tech media in a day, so we wrap up some of the most talked about stories. We give you a daily recap of what you missed […]

Daily Wrap: Facebook Tips and more

Daily Wrap: Facebook Tips and more

Dave Copeland shares his tips for using Facebook productively and professionally. This and more in today’s Daily Wrap. Sometimes it’s difficult to catch everything that hits tech media in a day, so we wrap up some of the most talked about stories. We give you a daily recap of what you missed in the ReadWriteWeb […]

Big Question (Answered): Will Apple Enter the Streaming Music Game?

Big Question (Answered): Will Apple Enter the Streaming Music Game?

Variety abounds in the streaming music game. Spotify, Pandora, Last.fm, Rdio, Slacker, MOG, Turntable… You really have your pick in streaming services.

As yet, Apple has stayed out of the fray. As we look towards the upcoming Apple event, we wonder if that will change? Do you expect Apple to become a player in the streaming music…

Big Question (Answered): Would You Invest in Facebook?

Big Question (Answered): Would You Invest in Facebook?

As we move closer to the Facebook IPO, we’re hearing that people are less averse to removing weak Facebook connections and we’re also seeing Facebook try new things like Movies on Facebook. While the Facebook growth story is fantastic, our writers worry about the value proposition due to the risks of 85% of Facebook revenue […]

Daily Wrap: Facebook Denies Reading Your Texts and more [UPDATED]

Daily Wrap: Facebook Denies Reading Your Texts and more [UPDATED]

According to the London Sunday Times, Facebook admitted to reading the text messages of users who had downloaded their smartphone app. Facebook denies this claim. This and more in today’s Daily Wrap.

Sometimes it’s difficult to catch everything that hits tech media in a day, so we wrap up some of the most talked about stories. We give you a…