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How To Use Twitter To Organize A Protest [Opinion]

Internet

How To Use Twitter To Organize A Protest [Opinion]

The placard is old-world. If you want to raise a hue and cry, there’s nothing better than social networking to voice your protests. Causes have found a new venue on Twitter and Facebook. The ‘Arab Spring’ showed the world that civil resistance has got a new weapon in the form of Twitter.

20-09-2011
How To Use Twitter To Organize A Protest [Opinion]
The 6 Best Sub-Reddits You Should Be Checking On A Regular Basis

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The 6 Best Sub-Reddits You Should Be Checking On A Regular Basis

I have made it known that, other than MakeUseOf, Reddit is my absolute favorite website on the Internet. I have lost track of the amount of hours I have spent hanging around the darkest corners of the Reddit universe. Reddit is nice and neatly divided into Sub-Reddits, but for the uninitiated user who doesn’t know what Sub-Reddits they should be checking, this can be very intimidating.

14-09-2011
The 6 Best Sub-Reddits You Should Be Checking On A Regular Basis
2 Tools To Turn Your LinkedIn Profile Into A Neat-Looking Resume

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2 Tools To Turn Your LinkedIn Profile Into A Neat-Looking Resume

LinkedIn isn’t only good for networking. Those who maintain detailed LinkedIn profiles can turn them into informative online resumes to jump start their job search. There are a few handy tools that will both allow you quickly import your LinkedIn professional summary, help make it look neat and professional and even let you host your resume for free.

05-09-2011
2 Tools To Turn Your LinkedIn Profile Into A Neat-Looking Resume
Grow Your Photos With Google’s Photovine [iOS]

iPhone and iPad

Grow Your Photos With Google’s Photovine [iOS]

Photovine is like Flickr in that it allows users to share their photos in a social way. It is designed to make sharing and uploading photos easy and fun. It also makes it easy to find photos that interest you because of the inclusion of Vines. Vines are similar to tags in Flickr. They are groups of pictures that are similar.

29-08-2011
Grow Your Photos With Google’s Photovine [iOS]
How The London Riots Showed The Dark Side Of Social Media [Opinion]

Internet

How The London Riots Showed The Dark Side Of Social Media [Opinion]

As I sit here wondering how things will pan out for London after the riots, I can’t help but turn towards Twitter for relevant information about my local area. The media is repeating the same tired footage and quotes from various politicians, and everyone is using the events to forward their own political goals or views of society. Yet all I want to know is – are my wife and I safe here?

17-08-2011
How The London Riots Showed The Dark Side Of Social Media [Opinion]
Use Reddit Like A Boss With This Combo Package

Browsers

Use Reddit Like A Boss With This Combo Package

Today, we’re going to take a look at a couple of browser extensions that will enhance your Reddit experience. One of them is an old fogey, so you might of already heard of it by now, but the other is a young buck that came out very recently. After using them both for a while, you’ll be a karma-collecting fiend.

01-08-2011
Use Reddit Like A Boss With This Combo Package
3 Ways To Get Information Out Of Google Plus & Into Other Social Networks

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3 Ways To Get Information Out Of Google Plus & Into Other Social Networks

Are you drinking the Google Plus kool-aid? Or are you sitting on the fence? Would you be more likely to use it if there were a few more useful tools around for you to use with it? It’s true, Google Plus is pretty good, but it’s lacking decent interaction to other tools we use on a daily basis. That might be exactly what Google wants, but not necessarily what we users are after.

26-07-2011
3 Ways To Get Information Out Of Google Plus & Into Other Social Networks
Music Streaming With Spotify: What You Get For Free

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Music Streaming With Spotify: What You Get For Free

The long awaited streaming music service, Spotify landed in the U.S. last week. Unlike other streaming services, however, Spotify offers an ad-supported free option, which makes millions of albums and songs available to you through the Spotify desktop client. Let’s explore what else you get for free and what you don’t.

25-07-2011
Music Streaming With Spotify: What You Get For Free
Take Control Of Your Photo Albums With Easy Photo Uploader For Facebook [Windows]

Windows

Take Control Of Your Photo Albums With Easy Photo Uploader For Facebook [Windows]

Uploading photos directly to Facebook can be a hassle at times, especially if you are uploading large images that Facebook needs to compress and resize before you can edit your album information. If you’re uploading a lot of photos at once, give Easy Photo Uploader for Facebook a try.

22-07-2011
Take Control Of Your Photo Albums With Easy Photo Uploader For Facebook [Windows]
How To Transfer Your Xbox 360 Profile & Other Data To A USB Flash Drive

Gaming

How To Transfer Your Xbox 360 Profile & Other Data To A USB Flash Drive

Did you know that you can use any USB drive that has a capacity between 1GB and 16GB as a memory unit for your Xbox 360? Once formatted and prepared you can transfer profiles, game saves and other files from your hard drive onto your new memory unit. All you’ll need is a flash drive and your console.

18-07-2011
How To Transfer Your Xbox 360 Profile & Other Data To A USB Flash Drive
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