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5 Great Google+ Features

5 Great Google+ Features

After all the begging and the waiting, I finally got an invitation to Google+ and frankly, I must say that I am very impressed with what they have done so far! And though many people are comparing Google+ to... Read more »

10 Ways Leaving Facebook Changed My Life

10 Ways Leaving Facebook Changed My Life

I would like to share with you the 10 ways in which leaving Facebook have changed my life, maybe you would be inspired to leave as well, or maybe you would reconsider your Facebook use! Read more »

3 Ways to Use Technology & the Web for Stalking!

The Stalking Shirt!

Technology and the web are just like money: they could be put into good use such as donations made to charity, and they could also be used to bring about pain and chaos; granting the purchasing power to obtain illegal substances such as drugs! Though mobiles, browsers, Facebook and Twitter help promote businesses, open up opportunities and allows some people to find love and friendship, they could also be used in schemes, scams, stalking and crimes!

We have previously addressed many of the harms which technology and the web impose, the serious and the not so serious. However, as I was lost on the trails of a friend of mine from one Facebook page to another, it hit me:

… there are so many stalking and tracking methods which have been introduced to us through technology and the numerous recent startups and it’s about time that we reveal them to you! I will break them down to you into 3 main categories: 1) discrete, 2) manual and 3) voluntary:

1. Discrete Tracking:

This type of tracking is not open to the public. It would be carried out by certain information seeking companies and governmental bodies. Here are couple of examples on how it can be achieved:

10 Tips for Finalizing Your Breakup on Facebook!

Whether you think your breakup was a piece of cake, a nightmare or civilized yet utterly painful, you still have more things to worry about: finalizing your break up online!

Twitter, MySpace and LinkedIn are easy to manage, you simply remove your ex from your list and he or she will vanish from your account. However, when it comes to Facebook, you have serious work to do!

Therefore, in efforts to help you finalize your breakup on Facebook, here is a list of 10 things you need to do:

1. Make sure you remove your ex from your friend list:

Although some might not agree, keeping your ex as a Facebook “friend” both complicates things and adds time to your grieving period. I know people who broke up with their exes and spent weeks after stalking their every move to see how long it would take them to begin a new relationship!

HOW TO: Make Money Online (the non-spammy way!)

The first instinct for any decent netizen who sees something along those lines to quickly dismiss it as either a phishing attempt or scam that will 0nly bring trouble. But does that mean that the only way to make money online is through scaming and cheating?

We’ll be sharing some cool new ways to earn money on the web. In the past business used to rely on outsourcing, where they used to give the job to someone in India or china to do it since it was simple enough but nowadays they are moving more and more into crowdsourcing. Crowdsourcing is basically the act of giving the job to anyone out there on the web to do it, sometimes for free and other times for a fee depending on the service.

So the marriage of social media and jobs allowed for the creation of some interesting opportunity to earn a good buck if you have a certain skill set.

10 Tips for Keeping Your Twitter Followers Hooked on You!

Ten simple tips on how to cut through Twitter’s noise clutter and keep your target audience hooked!

HOW TO: Reactivate a Disabled Facebook Account

HOW TO: Reactivate a Disabled Facebook Account

The Dreaded Account Disabled Message

Facebook have quite the draconian usage policy and at any point in time you might find yourself the proud owner of a disabled Facebook account. Do not dispair for there are ways to reactivate your account without having to re-create a different one.

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How To: Disable Facebook’s Social Plugins

How To: Disable Facebook’s Social Plugins

Instant Personalization on Yelp

It is already pretty ubiquitous on the web,; your Facebook profile seems to pop up everywhere! If you go to CNN, you find yourself already logged in with your Facebook profile and able to comment with it. If you go to Pandora, your music preferences are automatically shared with the site.

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Be Careful of What Links You Share via Social Media!

Be Careful of What Links You Share via Social Media!

“What your husband reads online can get you beaten to death when pregnant!” Our lives now have recently started revolving around links; those our friends share with us, those we come across on Twitter, Facebook, Mixx, Stumble Upon, Digg and so on and links that we find and share! It is safe to say that, […]

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If You’re a Regular Facebook & Twitter Updater… Be Ware of the Consequences!

If You’re a Regular Facebook & Twitter Updater… Be Ware of the Consequences!

Social media is slowly taking over our lives and, even more, causing us to fall into several dangerous pitfalls which could actually lead to great losses! Read more to find out how.

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10 Ways That Social Media Can Help You Land a Job!

10 Ways That Social Media Can Help You Land a Job!

A list of the top 10 ways in which social media can be used to boost your resume and give you an edge over other applicants.

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HOW TO: 10 Tips to Save Your Relationships Online

HOW TO: 10 Tips to Save Your Relationships Online

A whole new world by =madmoiselleclau

Although social media can definitely cause you to lose your job, become a victim of revenge and can even be the reason why you lose friends, I see that in return, social media can gear you up to help in a cause or even save a relationship!

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