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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 »

5 Reasons Why Parents HATE Facebook & Ways to Limit the Damage!

Facebook, Facebook, Facebook… The infamous social media channel that almost everyone around the world have heard of!

Have you ever wondered how parents might think of it?

I have, therefore, I prepared a list of 5 reasons why parents can hate Facebook especially when it comes to their kids using it, followed up by some tips and pointers that could help parents in their struggle to give their kids some freedom while making sure they are safe.

1. Easy come, easy go…

Facebook applications, especially those like Cafe World and Farmville, teach kids that everything could be achieved with just a click or a few. Many parents consider this very negative because it effects the way their children are growing up and alters their image of reality!

12 World Cup Tweeps You #MustFollow

Yesterday, we reviewed 4 of the coolest World Cup Facebook applications, today is Twitter’s turn.

Twitter is certainly jumping on the World Cup bandwagon, they even added a new theme to celebrate the occasion. You can add it by going to Settings > Design, and choosing the “South Africa 2010″ theme. But Twitter will certainly be an important source of updates for the world cup to the extent that some teams like Spanish and the Dutch have banned their players from using it.

A further proof was provided on how the selection of Robbie Findley to the US soccer team instantly became a trending topic on Twitter, even though the whole thing is a surprise it wasn’t a big deal at all.

Twitter's World Cup 2010 Africa Design

Twitter's World Cup 2010 Africa Design

So here are the main Tweeps that you should be adding to your live stream.

==> Follow our list of WC tweeps by following Thoughtpick’s World Cup List <==

5 Simple Ways to Protect Your Privacy On Facebook

Now those privacy zealots are always bashing Facebook and its users for not valuing their privacy, and calling on everyone on the web to go back to their cocoon and place a big firewall seal on their information and lives. But let us face it, majority of the people on the internet like their Facebook and social media and like using it. Those privacy pundits are just political motivated scare mongers. Those guys are up there on wing-nut scale with Teabaggers, Truthers, Birthers and Sarah Palin but there must be some bipartisan middle ground between the privacy zealots and Zuckman’s total agnosticism to privacy.

10 Things You Need to Start Tweeting About!

As a response to 10 Things You Need to Stop Tweeting About, I decided to write a comprehensive compilation of the top ten things you need to start tweeting about, adding the need and value of those topics as eye openers for you and your Twitter friends! Enjoy!

7 Tips to Not Burn Yourself Up Online!

7 Tips to Not Burn Yourself Up Online!

Retweets of the Most Active 5%

Starting a presence on social networking sites is always an exciting experience, you go and choose your username and customize your account just the way you like it and you start communicating with the world. Some people get so excited about their account that they end up burning themselves up and leaving their space vacant, desolate,...

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How Social Media Helps Spread & Promote Fanaticism!

How Social Media Helps Spread & Promote Fanaticism!

Fanaticim is destructive!

I can't help but wonder about the many ways social media actually helps fanatics spread their fanaticism, share their excess convictions and about the influence of that on communities and interactions!

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How To Plan the Perfect Trip – & Save Loads of Money

How To Plan the Perfect Trip – & Save Loads of Money

Looking for a place to crash or an experience?

In the first part of this series I talked about how to I plan my trips from gathering information about a country and its attractions to picking the right hotel room or checking what events are going on in town. In this part I'll be talking about how to find out about the best deals, last minute offers and packages and any corners...

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How to Plan the Perfect Trip – Where & When to Go On It

How to Plan the Perfect Trip – Where & When to Go On It

What do you feel like doing?

Take a look at how social media changed the way we travel and our out of country experiences, through tools and sites such as Facebook, Trip Adviser, Voyji, Seat Guru and Couch Surfing.

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How to Celebrate This Easter À la Social Media Style!

How to Celebrate This Easter À la Social Media Style!

Gourmet Gift Basket's Sweepstakes

“Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” Buddha Inspired by these beautiful words of love, sharing and wisdom, the Thoughtpick team brings you a compilation of various ways in which you can share the joy of […]

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HOW TO: Create a Kick-ass Facebook Fan Page

HOW TO: Create a Kick-ass Facebook Fan Page

The Victoria's Secret PINK

One of the main tools that a business should equip its self with in its social media marketing assault is a Facebook Fanpage. Now no need to get into the "Why" (but if you insist --- those 350 million users should be the only reason that you need) but we are going to be concerning our self with the "How" today. We will go over...

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