Month: May 2011

Television

FOX News Promises To Be More Truthful

With FOX News constantly getting lambasted for allegedly being biased and not necessarily telling the truth, they’ve started a new policy to be more honest. In one of their first forays down this road, they’ve added captions of exactly what the guest and host are saying…and here is a screencap of that. Looks just about […]

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Twitter

Profile of a Twitter User

Twitter is fast becoming the source of peoples everyday “news” source. But there are many different breeds of your typical Tweeter. From the business-minded to the casual reader, the gossip gal, etc. Well here is a nifty graphic that showcases a few of the more popular. [click image to view full-size]

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World Wide Web

Internet Speed and Costs Around The World

With ISPs around the world starting to cap data usage and charge premiums for overages, it’s interesting to take a look at the speeds and costs in various countries. Top 10 Countries in terms of Internet Speed and Costs (ITIF Broadband Rankings) Japan: 61mbps – $0.27 Korea: 46mbps – $0.45 Finland: 22mbps – $2.77 Sweden: […]

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World Wide Web

Demand Media: I Want My News Now

With news happening all around the world and being reported in near real time, it’s become more important than ever to have the ability to aggregate and gather all that information. It’s common place to hear the latest breaking story on Facebook or Twitter…but Google and other search engines would like to be the source […]

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Facebook
Videos

The World Without Facebook

Facebook is pretty much a part of everyone’s lives now. It’s ingrained in most of our social interactions in some form or another. There is nary a person I know that doesn’t at least use it or check it once throughout the week. But what if Facebook didn’t exist in this day and age? Check […]

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Television

Maybe They Should Have Reconsidered The Banner

Sometimes I wonder about the people who produce these television shows. Maybe it’s because a lot of them are in the morning and they haven’t quite woken up yet. It seems like there are a lot of errors of this type.

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Facebook
Social Media

Groupon vs. Living Social vs. Facebook Deals vs. Google Offers

With everyone trying to get the latest deals and savings, it’s no wonder sites like Groupon and Living Social have taken off recently. Now the big boys, Facebook & Google, want to jump on the coupon bandwagon. Although only in limited markets right now, I’m sure they’ll expand their offerings quickly. Check out this infograph […]

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Journalism
Videos

Think She Still Has A Job?

This might be the end-all-be-all in news reporter slip ups. I’d be surprised to see her on the air again anytime soon. Granted it’s easy to see how she could make the mistake…but over and over again. …and to report that the CIA ordered it. I do feel bad for her. I always get embarrassed […]

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Facebook

Facebook & Google Vie For Skype

As if taking on Groupon and LivingSocial weren’t enough for these big hitters, it looks like they’re next venture might be Skype. A source supposedly in the know recently reported to Routers that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is interested in buying the company for $3 – $4 billion. Another source stated that that Google is […]

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Facebook
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Twitter

How Social Media Affects College Admissions

Getting into your preferred college has always been nerve racking, but now-a-days with all the information about you posted online, some colleges are making the process even more frightening. Do you wonder if they’re looking at your Facebook or Twitter? Maybe posting those pictures from Halloween last year wasn’t such a good idea. Check out […]

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