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Facebook Resistance Workshop: A Chance for A Change?

Facebook Resistance Workshop: A Chance for A Change?

Ever wished that you could change or manipulate some of the many laws of Facebook? Your wish could finally come true through The Facebook Resistance Workshop by Tobias Leingruber, which will be taking place... Read more »

The Facebook Breakups Chart! [video + infograph]

The Facebook Breakups Chart! [video + infograph]

McCandless and his team scraped 10,000 status updates for the phrases “break up” and “broken up,” and made the following discoveries: Read more »

Facebook Resistance Workshop: A Chance for A Change?

News update: Due to unforeseen circumstances concerning the trainer, the workshop will be postponed toto Friday April 22nd.

Ever wished that you could change or manipulate some of the many laws of Facebook? Your wish could finally come true through The Facebook Resistance Workshop by Tobias Leingruber, which will be taking place on March 18th, 2011 in Amsterdam.

Facebook Resistance

Facebook Resistance

Workshop participants will learn how browser extensions (e.g. Firefox Add-Ons) enable us to locally modify Facebook.com and distribute it to the masses. Leingruber will be presenting the experimental and artistic Facebook hack concepts to the participants before turning these concepts into a real software that users worldwide can download and share.

The Facebook Breakups Chart! [video + infograph]

TED talk is here once again, and it leads to new realizations of relationships… worldwide!

McCandless whipped out the chart during a TED talk this past summer. Apparently, he and his team scraped 10,000 status updates for the phrases “break up” and “broken up,” and made the following discoveries: 1). A ton of people break up before social occasions like Spring Break and the summer, 2). Mondays aren’t just the start of the work week — they are the end of many a relationship, 3). People have the decency not to dump their significant others on Christmas Day.” ~ Mashable

Facebook Breakups Chart

The Zimmer Twins: Taking Story Telling to A Whole New Level!

Have you ever watched Dexter’s Laboratories on Cartoon Network? Did you ever wish that the ending of an episode was different? Or maybe that the characters could do more?

Well, wishing time is over, at least when it comes to Jason Krogh’s and Aaron Leighton’s Zimmer Twins!

Social Media Trends for Businesses [video]

Social media = More power to the people With the strong presence of social media, every social media user can have a voice and share his/her opinions with the world. Advertisers now are targeting social media more and more since they understand the major role it plays in attracting customers, building brand loyalty and boosting [...]

SCVNGR: Earn Your Right to Be Vain

SCVNGR: Earn Your Right to Be Vain

Are You Up For The Challenge?

There is something lackluster about social check-in apps like FourSquare, Gowalla and Facebook Places. Whenever I tried to use or checkout one of those services, I was always thinking about how letting my friends know where I've been is not exciting enough for me to use it. This impression of those websites not providing me with...

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HTML5 + Google Street View = Music Video 2.0

HTML5 + Google Street View = Music Video 2.0

The Arcade Fire

The video starts by asking you to input your childhood home address after which it will pull images from Google Earth, and Google Street view and age them in order to incorporate them into their video giving the entire soundtrack a nostalgic feel.

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The Walled Gardens of the Internet

The Walled Gardens of the Internet

Is the Web at a Dead End?

It is one thing for Prince, or whatever name he is going by these days, to proclaim that “the internet is dead” and that “all these computers and digital gadgets are no good. They just fill your head with numbers and that can’t be good for you.” It is a completely different thing when a [...]

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Feeling Lonely? Why Not Rent a Friend?

Feeling Lonely? Why Not Rent a Friend?

Do you want Michael to be your friend?

This evolution of moving into more personal and more private interaction would have realistically ceased at the level of friends and family, but what about those who don't have their friends and family immediately available to them? What about those who want to spend time and hang out with their friends rather than just stay in touch....

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The Game Layer on Top of The World [TED Video]

This was a really amazing TED lecture that I thought about sharing, the possibilities that open up in your mind, after listening to this lecture, are truly amazing. The concept is very simple: the evolution of social networking has reached its apex and settled on a platform; Facebook. Now, the way forward would be to [...]

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What Can HTML5 Do for You?

What Can HTML5 Do for You?

Rejoice iPhone users, no Flash required

HTML 5 is the next generation of base platform of the web, while it's still in draft that didn't stop a large number of developers and companies to start showcasing some of what the platform offers. Apple is one of those companies that is very excited about HTML5 and is pushing heavily for wider adoption for the technology. They...

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