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Ghost Town Google Plus

7 things Google+ could do today to make it less of a ghost town

It was hot, then it was cold, then it was hot, then it was cold. Google+, the search giant’s 54th attempt...
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Space Babies

The real takeaways from the Super Bowl social media debate

There’s a minor journalistic debate currently happening surrounding the marketing, particularly how social media played into the Super Bowl ads, that...
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Vine Video

Is Vine’s 6 second format a major miscalculation?

Twitter built its empire around brevity. There were others in the microblogging field, most notably Jaiku and Pownce, that offered a...
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Why does porn pop up everywhere it shouldn’t?

We know where to find porn. There are more websites dedicated to giving people their skin fix than there are sites...
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Why did Facebook make Instagram evil?

If you’re one of those who almost deleted your Instagram account but did not because you figured you’d give them one...
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Twitter’s Vine video app almost lasts half a day before Facebook cuts it off

The cold war between Facebook and Twitter continued Thursday and nobody was really surprised by it. Vine, the new video app...
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5 ways to post to Facebook that keep it fresh (and 5 tools to avoid)

Facebook purists will pan this post. They will say that the best way to post to Facebook is to post whatever...
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All of this Instagram hate is just silly

Those who follow my writing know that I’m a skeptical, cynical conspiracy theorist who thinks that governments, companies, and entities we...
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How the visually impaired uses Instagram on the iPhone

It is amazing how our technology has advanced far to exclude ignorance that some may assume that others with impairments may...
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Can Twitter’s photo edit options really hurt Instagram?

The short answer – yes, a little. There are rarely moves made by one social company that make me believe they...
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Vote for clarification and changes to Facebook’s data use policy

Facebook Ireland who is in charge of the interaction that happens between the U.S and Europe are making changes to the...
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Twitter does to Tumblr what it did to Instagram last month

A little less than a month ago, Twitter blocked API privileges for Instagram making it unable to allow users to find...
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Instagram rolled the dice. They didn’t cut a “bad deal”.

The presumptions of reporters are often baffling. Bloggers (myself included) are usually worse, but when everyone in the tech blogging world...
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80 million users for Instagram in less time than Facebook or Twitter

  The next Social Media giant is right before our eyes, known as the photo filtering and sharing social mobile app,...
Avatar of Erin Ryan Erin Ryan
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Twitter blocks Instagram’s API access for friend finder

Is Twitter closing down their open API infrastructure to make competitive moves against threats? That certainly seems like a possibility after...
Avatar of Sal McCloskey Sal McCloskey
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Instagram’s rapid user growth visualized

In October 2010 the photo-sharing mobile software, Instagram, was introduced to the world of smartphone users. Initially, Instagram was only offered...
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A new social media site just for your grandparents is in the works

It’s bad news enough when your mother discreetly sends you a friend request via your favorite social media site. This means...
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Life on Planet Facebook

Now that the company is public, the employees are rich, and the CEO is married, Facebook is ready for some serious...
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