• Science: There Are 3 Different Types of Selfie Takers

    You thought there was only one, didn’t you? Once again, SCIENCE has proved us all wrong. Researchers at Brigham Young University published a study in Visual Communication Quarterly titled, The Selfie Study: Archetypes and Motivations in Modern Self-Photography, which looked at the selfies people were taking and why they were taking them. The study outlined three distinct types of people. Here […]

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  • Know Your A to Z’s for National Selfie Day

    Today is National Selfie Day (June 21st), so despite what you may think of selfies, what’s important right now, is your knowledge of the various form of selfies. Believe it or not, there are more than one.. hell, there are a multitude of them. The Dictionary A as “After Sex-Selfie” Half naked, often taken in bed after […]

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  • Instagram stops screenshot notification features

    Instagram has stopped testing its new feature that would notify users when someone took a screenshot of their stories. So the questions now becomes, why? Even though Instagram Stories are meant to be ephemeral (non-permanent), it’s easy to screenshot or even video temporary content into permanent recordings or stills, so on one end, it makes sense to […]

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  • Will LinkedIn’s Redesign Make It Feel Less Spammy?

    >>[rt_reading_time label=”Reading Time:” postfix=”minutes”] Let’s be honest. For many of us, LinkedIn lost its appeal when we started getting bombarded by spammy, canned requests for connections. When the fake accounts became commonplace, and the ads to join LinkedIn Premiun started to take away from the professionalism they intended to evoke. To quote an iPhone in Canada post, “LinkedIn […]

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  • Cloud Services for Startups That Are Actually Useful | Part One: CloudHQ

    >>[rt_reading_time label=”Reading Time:” postfix=”minutes”] The Same Stupid Lists We see a lot of top cloud-service lists covering topics from productivity, to customer relationship management (CRM) and data backup, but in actuality, they’re just the same damn list over and over. Not unique, not innovative, just depressing. Here, let’s do it right now. Productivity Trello <– This […]

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  • What Exactly are Facebook’s Instant Articles?

    >>[rt_reading_time label=”Reading Time:” postfix=”minutes”] If you follow the happenings within the social media sphere, you can see the constant attempt by social channels to add extra services here, there and everywhere. Instagram for example, just rebranded and even changed the length of their video time, Snapchat added stickers and the ability to create your own geo-filters, […]

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  • Does social media fill a biological niche?

    >>[rt_reading_time label=”Reading Time:” postfix=”minutes”] A Synopsis The uses of social media these days abound, but what we often neglect is its true value within our communities.  Social media is easily viewed from two angles – personal use and business use. Each channel began with its own specific community – people used Facebook to connect with friends […]

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