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There have been quite a few valuations of rather large tech companies lately. With LinkedIn’s recent IPO and Microsoft’s acquisition of Skype, just to name a few. Are these companies worth what they been valued at or is there going to be another tech bubble bust like what happened in the early 2000s?
I’ve caught a lot of flack in recent weeks from friends for my growing addiction to Empire Avenue. (an addiction to which I am only too happy to admit I have) I’ve experienced a lot of mental discomfort over spending a good amount of time on a service that may or not be beneficial to...
Looks like becoming “internet famous” can also make you “internet infamous”. Similar to what became of  Ted “Golden Voice” Williams. It looks like Mr. Dodson was speeding, got pulled over and was found to have marijuana in his possession. This all took place in Huntsville, Alabama where he was faces five misdemeanor charges, including marijuana possession. After being released...
Being a Social Media Manager has it’s ups and downs. There are a lot different areas that they have to be knowledgeable in. One of the obvious issues for them is that the internet is always on, and always expanding…it just never ends. Have you ever wondered about the tasks and duties of your average...
Being connected through social media can be a great thing, but sometimes we rely on it too much. Might it be a good idea for you to take a step back and “detox” yourself from all your connections? [source]
With more and more of each demographic (and especially the older set) joining social media sites, the odds of something like this taking place go up. It’s becoming increasingly difficult to remain unknown or anonymous online. This can be a good or a bad thing depending on how you look at it…and which side of...
You have to hand it to news aggregator Digg.com. The site is making solid attempts at bringing community back by introducing new features on the site’s front page. The efforts are commendable, but Digg has to be careful it doesn’t trip over its own feet. In the past several days, engineers at Digg rolled out...
So if you hadn’t heard, Nabisco and Oreo had tried to set the record for most Facebook ‘Likes’ in a 24-hour period. They sent the following message to their followers: ?’Like’ this post to join Oreo fans around the world in setting a Guinness World Record for most ‘Likes’ to a post in 24 hours....
This is a great sign that communicates the importance of social media in today’s time. Not only was Egypt able to overthrow their oppressive government without (much) violence…but with the aid of such sites like Twitter and Facebook they were able to get the word out about the revolution and coordinate their plans.
From the very first email all the way to current day, it’s interesting to see the evolution of social networks and their importance in our lives. Now more than ever the use of the internet affects how we go about our day. Is there ever a single day when you don’t use some form of...
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