Tagged: internet

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social media: instagram mosaic

So… that’s new. I’m used to getting random favorites and followers on instagram and most of them being “buy followers!” accounts, but this is a new tactic. At least it’s new to me. It’s definitely impressive and is banking on...

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internet: cui bono?

On the whole, most acts shy of outright aggression are seen as weakness, and weakness is despised, punishment favored, cosmic justice scorned. We’re taught moment by moment, amidst the fray, to seize opportunities for advancement and reward and to crush...

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news: Singer wins ‘American Idol’

I neither subscribe to Yahoo! updates nor do I follow American Idol, so I was a little dubious when I saw this tweet and others: Yahoo! says “Singer wins American Idol” …….I don’t watch, but aren’t they usually singers? —...

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music: Happy Pandora Holidays!

Since making the switch to a car-free lifestyle, the one odd thing I noticed most in conversation is how much I don’t hear what’s on the radio anymore. Co-workers will come in telling me of morning shows or ads and...

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pride: all ages

Continuing on the Pride trend comes a great announcement from AARP: AARP today announced the launch of a new online Web portal—www.aarp.org/pride—dedicated to serving older lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans. The organization’s first online home base for the...

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video: RTFM 2.0

I suppose it’s about time that the simple–yet timeless–phrase RTFM got a much-needed upgrade. I saw the tweet below shared by a friend, I checked it out and it’s brilliant. The xda-developers internet forum/community has come up with a very...

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facebook: just like Pepperidge Farm

…it remembers. But in a much more creepy way than a pleasant elder reminiscing about the good ol’ days. Right on the tail end of writing about Twitter following in Facebook’s shoes with their Who To Follow recommendations, Facebook decided...

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twitter: no, thanks!

I’ve never been an “it is what it is” person. In fact, I can’t stand that phrase. I always felt that it was the difference between dissent and acceptance, even though it usually refers to something you can’t do anything about.

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culture: twitter “welcomes” Kanye

As noted by TechCrunch, last year after the Taylor Swift fiasco, Kanye West couldn’t be bothered with twitter and was annoyed–to say the least–by all the fake accounts that popped up to mock him. Well clearly he’s come around on...