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Must Reads: “Liking” Everything, HD Phone Calls, And More!

As a blogger, I spend more time reading than I do writing, so I come across a lot of fantastic articles every week. Here are some of the recent, interesting articles you can’t miss. “I Liked Everything I Saw on Facebook for Two Days. Here’s What It Did to Me” By Mat Honan (Wired) Facebook is not one-size-fits-all. It’s engineered to adapt to our...

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Facebook Engineer Mocks Princeton Study

Recently, Princeton published a controversial study claiming the imminent demise of Facebook. In response, Mike Devlin, a Princeton data scientist, wrote a scathing and sarcastic criticism of Princeton’s research methods. Rather than address the Princeton study directly, Devlin applied the Princeton logic to Princeton’s own Google trends data (the data they used to predict facebook engagement), and predicted mockingly “Princeton will have only half...

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Watch Popular Google Searches in Real-Time: How To

Have you ever wanted to be a fly on the wall for the world’s biggest search engine? With 5 Billion (with a B) searches per day, Google is the best indicator out there of what’s hot. One google product makes it easy to watch Google’s most popular searches in real time. Whether you work in social media and need to keep up on the...

This is What 1 Billion Friends Looks Like On a Map [Photo]

This is What 1 Billion Friends Looks Like On a Map [Photo]

Have you ever wondered what billions of connections, mapped out looks like. Mark Zuckerberg today released a map of the world, represented in friend connections on Facebook. The more friends you have in your area, the darker it is. The map also links each friend, creating an almost-magical view of the world. A few Things To Notice First of all, this map makes clear...