Cameron Diaz is Dangerous

Cameron Diaz is Dangerous
Who’s the most dangerous celebrity on the web? Cameron Diaz. McAfee reports that when doing an online search for the leading lady, there’s a 10 percent chance that the site you land on has malware such as spam, viruses or spyware. Diaz takes the top spot from Jessica Biel, last year’s most dangerous celeb on the web. Is it a coincidence that both ladies have been involved with Justin Timberlake?

Facebook is Going Places
Facebook unveiled “Places” this week, a new location-based feature. Similar to FourSquare, users can share their location by “checking in”, find out if other friends are nearby and see what’s happening in the area. The service also lets friends tag you when they check in at a location, which could get tricky if you’re supposed to be at choir practice but you’re tagged at the bowling alley.

Beware of
New York Attorney General, Andrew Cuomo announced that is among six sites that have to collectively pay $10.1 million in fines and restitution. was accused of tricking consumers into signing up for discount programs that had hidden shopping fees. Gamestop and Avon were also on Cuomo’s list.

Turn Down the Music
One in five American teenagers suffers from hearing loss, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The number is 30 percent higher than it was fifteen years ago. MP3 players, like iPods, are thought to be a major contributor to the rise in teenage hearing loss.

Shelly Palmer Interviews Jason Rzepka, VP of Public Affairs at MTV

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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