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Facebook is Still Using You To Sell Crap You Don’t Remember Liking

Joe Lazauskas Joe Lazauskas |
08.15.2013
A friendly PSA here to remind you that Facebook is still using you as a spokesmodel for brands that you don’t remember liking. Lately, it’s gotten bad. I’ve seen the same Facebo... ...read more
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Media Rant: FiveThirtyEight And the New Era of Sports Sites Continued

Joe Lazauskas Joe Lazauskas |
08.14.2013
Last time, I ranted about the terrifying possibilities of the budding “let’s give our most popular sports writer his own show” trend. Because it’s not hard to imagine an apocal... ...read more
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Tech Rant: AOL and Yahoo! Are the Most Depressing Kids In Silicon Valley High

Joe Lazauskas Joe Lazauskas |
08.08.2013
In upper-middle class suburban high schools, there’s always those few rich kids who try to buy their way into being cool but don’t quite pull it off. Teenagers have a great spi... ...read more
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Wild Protests Over Zimmerman Trial Break Out In Local Man’s News Feed

Joe Lazauskas Joe Lazauskas |
07.16.2013
Following the acquittal of George Zimmerman in shooting death of a black teenager, Trayvon Martin, wild protests have broken out in the News Feed of Astoria resident Ari Tucker... ...read more
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CEOs Shocked to Discover the Cloud Is Just A Computer Server In Canada

Joe Lazauskas Joe Lazauskas |
07.15.2013
At a private executive conference Monday morning in New York, America’s business leaders were shocked to discover that the cloud is not a mystical floating entity that will mag... ...read more
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NSA Demanded Access To Un-Filtered Instagram Photos

Catherine Sylvain Catherine Sylvain |
06.11.2013
In addition to collecting vast amounts of private user data from Facebook, Google, and Apple, the National Security Agency has demanded access to millions of un-filtered Instag... ...read more
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Instagram Study: Fishlips May Be the New Duckface

Loretta Donelan Loretta Donelan |
05.30.2013
A study of Instagram photos performed by the Social Media Analysis Center of Kentucky (SMACK) has revealed that the formerly ubiquitous “duckface” facial expression might soon ... ...read more
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Yahoo ‘Overflowing’ With Ideas For How to Destroy Tumblr

Joe Lazauskas Joe Lazauskas |
05.28.2013
Yahoo—the force behind the epic destruction of hot startups like Flickr, Digg, and Delicious—is “overflowing” with ideas for how to destroy its billion-dollar acqui... ...read more
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Why In-Store Shopping Could Be Cool Again

leannakelly |
11.01.2012
Photo Credit: Orbitz Target and Best Buy recently announced they’ll be matching online competitors’ prices this holiday season in their latest bid to draw back customers from le... ...read more
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Social Media Helps Legitimize the Porn Industry

Greg Roopert |
10.17.2012
Siri’s voice sounds strong and sweet over the phone. I ask her questions, and she responds with efficient answers. However, in this interaction, there’s no robotic accent, no bu... ...read more

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