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Socialink Media Confirms the Legitimacy of Fake News

Advertisers don’t have a history of always taking the high road. There is a tidal wave of atrocious marketing and fake news sources that have joined forces in social media to create ads that never deliver what they claim. One would think that these advertisements wouldn’t have a presence on such a website as Facebook,…

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Facebook is dying… or is it? (It isn’t)

Facebook has been poking us in some uncomfortable places to see if we act funny. Some people are getting a little weirded out or annoyed, causing them to look for a new place to post their stuff. It’s a rough transition that most have been talking about for a few years now. However, getting away…

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The Smart House is at your doorstep. Will you let it into your home?

In case you have been living under a rock, a new wave of technologies will be knocking on your door in the next few years. People have been staying away from the “smart home” technologies. However, the industry value is projected to go through the roof… as much as 22.4 billion in America alone by…

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Social Media Privacy for Dummies

In lieu of the recent discovery that Facebook had manipulated thousands of Facebook timelines to study its affect on our emotions, I decided to go through and actually read the Facebook user agreement. After an arduous hour of reading boring legal jargon, here is what I took away from the Facebook, Google and Twitter “Privacy…

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Nobody is Wearing Wearable Technology…Yet

The title begs the question: when will smart glasses and watches catch on? When will they be another part of our technology infused society? The 2014 Google I/O developer event this upcoming weekend might hold the answer to some of your questions. Developer platforms are being made tailoring to the needs to wearable app developers,…

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Candy vs Brussel Sprouts: the New Commercial Battle

Long gone are the days when television viewers sat captive of shows and commercials.  Today, getting them to watch a commercial is the equivalent of having a two-year-old eat his brussel sprouts: it’s probably not going to happen. Commercials have been beat out by the candies of the world: cell phone games, social media sites…

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Snapchat Stories

Snapchat: Once thought of a place for inappropriate pictures to be sent for a 10 second lifespan has now reinvented its platform to become a cutting edge digital marketing tool. At the beginning of October, Snapchat announced its Stories feature, which compiles your Snapchats from over a 24-hour period into a single video. Your friends…

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Facebook Graph Searches of Posts and Comments

A large portion of America refers to the fall as “Football Season”, but the technology and social media industry are turning it into “Graph Season”.  Recently, Google improved its graph search with the upgrade to Hummingbird and now Facebook is following suit. Facebook’s new graph search allows users to search the social site for posts…

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Google’s Hummingbird: Giving you better answers

Say “Goodbye”, at least 90 percent of the time, to having to drudge through page after page of Google search results. Over the past month, Google has rolled out a new search algorithm, Hummingbird, which is meant to supply users with more accurate results for increasingly complex inquiries.  Hummingbird differs from its predecessor, Caffeine, by…

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