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The Anatomy Of A Tweet

What’s in a tweet? Quite a lot, actually, and certainly more than “just” 140 characters (or less). Each tweet that is published on Twitter – and more than one billion are now sent every 2-3 days on the popular micro-blogging platform – is made up of a number of different ...

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A Brief History Of Social Media (1969-2012)

What’s your first memory of social media? Twitter, perhaps? Or maybe Facebook? If you’re of a certain age, you’ll likely remember when MySpace was very much numero uno amongst all social platforms. Roll the years back a little further, and you could have been one of the (relatively) few who ...

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The Anatomy of an Email Signature

A year ago on this blog, I wrote a piece called Email is dead… NOT! Well, lo and behold, email marketing is still alive and kicking, even though many marketers focus mostly on their social media tactics sometimes to the expense of easily reachable tools, such as an effective email ...

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Apple Forced Amazon to Raise Prices

It turned out that Apple’s price cartel with publishers forced the online retailer to raise the prices of its e-books and enter into similar deals with its publishers. According to Russell Grandinetti, the company’s vice president for Kindle content, strengthened by an agreement with Apple which fixed the prices for ...

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Streaming Services Proved Profitable

Staffan Albinsson has signed a doctoral thesis which claims that Internet piracy is bad for the entertainment industry. However, the worldwide web comes to the rescue in other forms, such as music streaming services – those proved a great and valuable source of revenues. Albinsson’s findings start by reviewing the ...

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Google Banned Porn Application

Within the last two decades, much new technology has come on the back of the adult industry’s support. But Google has decided to reject that indecent proposal, saying that its Glass project, an expensive concept involving Joe 90 glasses, will get support if people are not allowed to run porn ...

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Google Will Be Quick in Fixing Flaws

The search giant has recently announced that it will support security researchers publicizing details of critical flaws under active exploitation after a week. In other words, if a security expert finds vulnerability, the company will have only 7 days to fix it before the researcher makes it public. If this ...

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