Tag Archives: social media

Dear Facebook: Quit Zucking Everything Up

Really I guess it’s Mark Zuckerberg that I don’t trust. Maybe it’s the profuse sweating he does when asked about privacy issues, or maybe it’s the obscenity he used to describe those who trust him with their information. It could have something to do with how he paid to spread lies about darling Google. But still, Facebook was a good idea, even if it wasn’t Zuckerberg’s idea. Continue reading

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Follower Farming: Tweet Spinner vs. Tweet Adder

Though the purpose of each program is essentially the same, the gadgets are very different, making it difficult (for me, at least) to choose one. The good news is they are both effective and that I’m going to explain which will be more so for your needs. Continue reading

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Ode to Google

Google, I love you so, but how do you know how many taste buds are on my tongue?
Can people hear me when in a coma? Where exactly is Barcelona? And just how would one “Wang Chung?” Continue reading

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Google is a Boy Scout, and Facebook is a crack dealer.

Eventually when businesses begin using it as a standard communications platform and Joe Average starts vomiting from withdrawals while camping outside internet access, Facebook will conveniently introduce a fee, nominal at first but rising steadily over time, until you are choosing between using it and providing braces for your children. Continue reading

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6 Ways to Make Your Blog Posts More Findable

What’s the point in writing blogs if no one’s going to read them, amirite? Use these tips to increase the Search Engine Optimization (SEO) of your posts in the simplest ways possible. Continue reading

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SMS Codes For Dumb Phones

It seems I might be the last person on the planet that doesn’t have a fancy internet phone. But that doesn’t stop me from using it to Google stuff, check my email, or stay up to speed on Facebook, all with simple text messages. Here’s how I do it. Continue reading

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Want Those Fancy Post-Sharing Buttons?

This is virtual networking at its best, and it’s the best way for your stuff to “go viral” – which is a good thing in internet terms. Continue reading

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