With its new food database, the Environmental Working Group hopes to make it easier for consumers to understand how processed their food actually is. The online resource received good reviews—but not from food manufacturers.
For years, Amazon has quietly built an army of online users who work on tiny tasks for low costs. For associations, the tool it created, Mechanical Turk, could prove an effective way to do market research and manage complex tasks. But it has its pluses and minuses.
The loss of a huge digital image archive is averted after raising the alarm of activists worldwide. Plus: What you need to know about Google Ad Grants.
Premium rate fraud, a form of hacking that affects corporate phone systems, costs businesses billions each year—and if you're not careful, you could find your organization on the line for a big bill.
A new ad-industry study suggests that we'd rather have sponsored free apps than pay to get those apps instead. Also: the best s'mores-related idea you'll see all day.
A number of online publishers applaud the results of their A/B testing efforts. Plus: The story of yesterday's #assnchat.
While the consortium that manages the networking standard behind the internet's backbone wants to keep modern standards fast, it's aiming for new standards that balance that speed with real-world applications.
In just a few days, Twitpic will likely shut down for good, taking hundreds of millions of photos with it. Online archivists who work in the nonprofit space—like the Internet Archive's Jason Scott—want to make sure those photos remain available.
The photo-focused social network is becoming too big to ignore. So how can your association stake its Pinterest claim? Plus: What do data operations managers do?
The American Library Association has taken a tough stance against the latest version of Adobe's electronic reader software, which tracks the reading habits of its users—a major no-no in the library world.