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April 2011
Facebook will be launching a Groupon competitor called Deals in five cites. The cities set for initial release are San Francisco, Austin, Dallas, Atlanta and San Diego. Facebook told The New York Times that the local offers made to Deals users will be delivered via email and will also appear in users’ news feeds. Examples...
Well I had a meeting to attend in Newark but I think I’ll be skipping that. Looks like Accuweather isn’t so accurate after all.
Although not officially released until May 3rd, the Beastie Boys are allowing you to listen to their entire forthcoming album completely free. You can stream all 16 tracks from Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 2 online right now. I think this is a great way to leverage the internet to increase interest for their music. They’ve already done an...
Looks like the infamous white iPhone might actually finally be here. One Belgian retailer (Van Roey) has received their first shipment. But it’ll cost you a whole lot, $935 for the 16GB and $1,095 for the 32GB. I don’t know about you but I certainly would pay that much for this pearly phone. Maybe there...
It’s always refreshing to hear a celebrity speak candidly…but this is one of the most honest and open I’ve heard one talk about fame and fortune in a while. I’ve always liked Russell Brand and his comedy but this will give you quite an insight into how he functions and why he acts the way...
A lot has changed over the years. With increased speeds and functionality, there is a whole lot more we can do online than even 5 years ago. Check out this cool graphic from KissMetrics that shows just how far we’ve come.
Hackers come in all shapes and sizes. There are the good, the indifferent and the naughty. There is  fine line between them sometimes too. What makes “hacking” ethical or not? [Source]
At the Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana, California they were to attempt the Guinness World Record for most people inside of a bubble. Fan Yang is the man behind the feat. He needs to get 150 people inside one massive bubble. To cover the event, one news team sent an inept reporter out to...
Facebook continues to grow in leaps and bounds. It’s population would make it the 3rd largest country in the world for one thing (with over 600 million users, twice the population of the United States). Check out this cool graphic by Social Studies that gives us a little insight to Facebook if it were a...
With all his legal troubles, Mark Zuckerberg could use a good nightcap to set him at ease. Here are some tips for him to be able to sleep better. Nitrozac & Snaggy have written a few suggestions for the Dark Lord of social media.
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