Daily Dish 7-10-12: USS Iowa in Port of LA, Facebook Tab Blues, News of the Digital World, & Yoga

This week is flying by so fast that we skipped right over Monday!

We scour the Interwebs to bring you random happenings and news… so you don’t have to…
Today on the Daily Dish:



Photo courtesy of Pacific Battleship Center

Full Steam Ahead at the Port of Los Angeles

by Gary Toebben – Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce

This past weekend more than 3,000 people boarded the USS Iowa for its inaugural opening day in San Pedro at the Port of Los Angeles (POLA). When operating at full capacity in 2015, museum organizers expect hundreds of thousands of visitors to flock annually to see the ship that fought in World War II and Korea, hosted President Franklin D. Roosevelt and patrolled the seas during the Cold War. The USS Iowa will serve as an economic boon to the harbor community, bringing tourists from all over to San Pedro and future waterfront developments… …read more

Facebook Tab Engagement Down 53% Since Timeline Launch

by Lauren Indvik – Mashable

Facebook’s Timeline redesign profoundly altered the appearance and the function of brand Pages. It’s also significantly affected the degree to which fans interact with tabs, which point you to different content at the top of the Page… read more


Social Media Is the Top News Source for Brits Under 25

by Zoe Fox – Mashable

According to the first Reuters Institute Digital Report, 43% of people between 16 and 24 get their news from social networks, such as Twitter and Facebook, rather than search engines, such as Google, the Telegraph reports… read more


Don’t bite the hand that feeds you…

Facebook Yoga Teacher Fired For Banning Phones in Class [REPORT]

by Kate Freeman – Mashable

A yoga instructor who was hired to teach classes at Facebook in March says she was fired last month for banning students from checking their mobile devices in class… read more


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