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What Are The Best Alternatives To Instagram? [You Tell Us]

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What Are The Best Alternatives To Instagram? [You Tell Us]

You know what’s better than $1 million? $1 billion. Which is not only a line from some film or other (The Social Network, truth be told) but is also what must have gone through the minds of Kevin Systrom and co. when Facebook came a-knockin’ at Instagram HQ. So Instagram is now in the hands of Mark Zuckerberg, and who knows what future plans he has for this almighty (at least in terms of userbase) photo-sharing app.

Dave Parrack April 25, 2012
What Are The Best Alternatives To Instagram? [You Tell Us]
Have You Lost Your Camera? Then Find It Again With IFoundYourCamera

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Have You Lost Your Camera? Then Find It Again With IFoundYourCamera

Have you ever lost your camera while on vacation? Has one of your friends? Have you ever found a camera that someone has obviously lost? If only there was a way to reunite lost cameras with their likely distraught owners…actually, there is. IFoundYourCamera is a blog devoted to exactly these types of reunions for people all over the world.

Joshua Lockhart April 25, 2012
Have You Lost Your Camera? Then Find It Again With IFoundYourCamera
The 5 Best Spotify Apps Built By Record Labels

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The 5 Best Spotify Apps Built By Record Labels

Spotify recently added a new selection of apps to its platform. We have already looked at five of the best, including Classify and Tweetvine, but here are another five worth exploring in order to get the most out of the music streaming service from Sweden. What the following five Spotify apps all have in common is that they’re run by and for specific record labels. Which is a notable change in strategy.

Dave Parrack April 25, 2012
The 5 Best Spotify Apps Built By Record Labels
11 Awesome, Funny & Informative Tumblr Blogs You Should Be Following

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11 Awesome, Funny & Informative Tumblr Blogs You Should Be Following

Tumblr has been around for quite a while, but only recently did I decide to open one of my own. When that happened, I suddenly became more aware, and found that there are fascinating, hilarious and beautiful things hidden in the web in the form of Tumblrs. What I love about Tumblrs is how lean on text they can be. This way, I can follow multiple blogs, learn new things and get my dose of laughs.

Yaara Lancet April 24, 2012
11 Awesome, Funny & Informative Tumblr Blogs You Should Be Following
Get A Wavii Instant Topic-Based News Feed To Keep You Updated

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Get A Wavii Instant Topic-Based News Feed To Keep You Updated

In the last few years, Facebook has showed us that many people like to have a go-to page online to view photos, activities and updates from their friends. The format of the Facebook home page has been refined often, now with similar items being clustered together and so on. Now, a service has arisen to fulfill that same need, but for information on your favourite topics instead. Meet Wavii, your topic-based feed.

Angela Alcorn April 24, 2012
Get A Wavii Instant Topic-Based News Feed To Keep You Updated
7 Best Viral Video Websites To Watch What’s Buzzing Now

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7 Best Viral Video Websites To Watch What’s Buzzing Now

Viral videos are accidents. I don’t think they can be created deliberately, though I am sure people try. A video going viral can launch careers and give someone their 5 minutes of YouTube fame. So, how do you catch the best ones before they happen or as they are happening? Keep tabs on these seven viral video sites to watch what’s buzzing right now.

Saikat Basu April 24, 2012
7 Best Viral Video Websites To Watch What’s Buzzing Now
The Pros & Cons Of Having Your Parents & Other Family As Facebook Friends [Opinion]

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The Pros & Cons Of Having Your Parents & Other Family As Facebook Friends [Opinion]

According to Facebook, more than 800 million people now actively use the social networking giant. You don’t know most of them, of course – but some are very close to you. Even your grandmother might now be on Facebook this moment. Family members will usually request to be your Facebook friend for obvious reasons. But should you actually go through with it, or should you keep your friends list to, well, friends?

Matt Smith April 24, 2012
The Pros & Cons Of Having Your Parents & Other Family As Facebook Friends [Opinion]
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