Posts tagged Social Media


How To Use Facebook Without Using Facebook In A Few Simple Steps

To Facebook or not to Facebook… that is the question. For some of us, at least… Many users have already given their answer, either by ditching it altogether and moving over to Twitter or G+, or whatever is considered hip…

August 14, 2011, by


If The World Wide Web Was A Person…

Yesterday, the World Wide Web celebrated its 20th birthday. It was born on August 6, 1991 when Sir Tim Berners-Lee launched the first webpage in history. Now it’s official: the Web is not a teenager anymore! But it will be one more…

August 7, 2011, by

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Where’s Your Home On The Internet? Of Refugee Camps and (B)log Cabins

One could argue that a part of humanity is already living parallel or “second” lives online, although these are much more complex than just mere “mirror” images or clones of our everyday existence. Many people wake up and the first thing…

August 5, 2011, by


How The Like-Button Killed All Credibility

It’s morning time. You make a coffee, open your browser and type: f The required effort is minimal. And Facebook is already loaded before you know if you’re still asleep or awake. Photos of other people’s babies snap you into…

July 8, 2011, by

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How To Give Facebook A Face-Lift!

If you’re using Facebook mainly for connecting to friends and family you might have already switched over to Google+ in hope of well… something new. But what if you’re not just using Facebook for personal but for professional use? Professional? Facebook?…

July 7, 2011, by

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A Brief History of Peer-To-Peer Networks

If there’s anything that turned the three words “peer to peer” from an obscure and abstract concept to a game-changing technology for both music fans all over the world and lawyers in air-conditioned offices then it was Napster. How We…

July 5, 2011, by

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Are We Using Social Media Or is Social Media Using Us?

Everybody’s talking about Google+ these days. Whether it will replace Facebook or not. What’s good about it and what’s not. While that all seems very important, there is a chance, though, that these questions are covering a far more important…

July 4, 2011, by


How To Slow Down Your Life And Kick-Start Your Online Business

In a recent study by San Francisco State University 12 college students were observed while composing text-messages. All of them showed signs of increased heart rate, respiration, skin conductance and electrical activity in their muscles. Not only did 83 %…

June 27, 2011, by

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Why Marketers Are Like Mosquitoes and How To Get More Eggs

  Today, Tuesday 21st, is the longest day of the year (at least for us Northern Hemisphere folks.) It’s summertime… The skies are blue. The sun is shining. Everybody is on holiday. It’s the time of beach-parties, cool drinks and…

June 21, 2011, by

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Why You Shouldn’t Base Your Business or Your Online Experience on Facebook Only

The Internet is a big place. Sometimes it feels so big that we get tired of exploring, ploughing through endless fields of data, looking for fertile ground to build our businesses and grow personal relationships. Which makes us look for…

June 7, 2011, by


How Social Media Is Changing Education [INFOGRAPHIC]

In this infographic (source: Course Hero via edudemic) you can see some updates on the slow but inevitable integration of Social Media into traditional education. It is interesting to note that while many people are shown to have Twitter or Facebook accounts, the…

June 6, 2011, by

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Why Parents and Educators Are Epically Failing the War on Cyber-Bullying

A recent study showed that 74% of Parents friend Their Children on Facebook. Needless to say, they don’t always do it just for fun. Since Social Media mirrors the world of relationships with all its attractions and dangers, parents naturally…

May 20, 2011, by