Clay Shirky: How social media can make history
TED Talks While news from Iran streams to the world, Clay Shirky shows how Facebook, Twitter and TXTs help citizens in repressive regimes to report on real news, bypassing censors (however briefly). The end of top-down control of news is changing the...
Seth Godin: The tribes we lead
TED Talks Seth Godin argues the Internet has ended mass marketing and revived a human social unit from the distant past: tribes. Founded on shared ideas and values, tribes give ordinary people the power to lead and make big change. He urges us to do ...
Facebook can lead to 'addiction', especially among the poorly...
University of Gothenburg researchers say that many users log in as soon as they turn their PCs on - and that the behaviour can develop into an 'addiction'.
Can You Make It Through This Post Without Having Your Mind...
Are you sitting down? You better be sitting down.
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19 Valentine's Day Gifts For Geeks
Valentine's Day doesn't exactly send us into a gift-buying frenzy, but since the holiday is about showing your love for someone special, a little token or trinket doesn't hurt. Looking for some geeky but sweet ideas? Look no further than our list of ...
Crunchies 2011 - Vote for StumbleUpon in the Best Tablet...
Shit Silicon Valley Says
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StumbleUpon | Official Blog
Just like on StumbleUpon for your desktop, the updated mobile apps have a simpler, more visual home screen (The updated iPhone screen on the left and Android on the right). We introduced the new StumbleUpon at the end of 2011 … Continue reading →...
Create a State of Chaos
I just unleashed chaos on my street. Make your own blockbuster film starring your block. Watch what happens when a big, angry robot comes to your neighborhood. Don't worry, State Farm® has you covered.
Internet users guide from 1990 - Pogpog
What is surfing? And what's that World Wide Web all about? A curious Internet guide from 1990.
Amazon Rewrites the Rules of Book Publishing
Nielsen: Social Media Report
How Today's Hottest Startups Got Their Names
Ever wonder what a "Twitter" is, or who the "Hipmunk" is? We've asked nine startups to share the story behind their names.