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The 101 Most Useful Websites

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The 101 Most Useful Websites on the Internet is a frequently updated list of lesser-known but wonderful websites and web apps.
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10 Hot Social Networks to Watch

10 Hot Social Networks to Watch | Journey to the Center of the Interwebs | Scoop.it
Thinking of taking a break from Facebook or Twitter? Looking for a smaller, nicher group of friends? One of these 10 growing networks could be for you.
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5 Lessons from the Early Days of Blogging

5 Lessons from the Early Days of Blogging | Journey to the Center of the Interwebs | Scoop.it
Back in the early days of blogging, we didn't have social media. Not like we do today. Stories didn't spread as quickly, so when they did, you knew someone had something important to say.
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The Ten Commandments Of Twitter

The Ten Commandments Of Twitter | Journey to the Center of the Interwebs | Scoop.it

Oscar Del Santo: "The proliferation of trolls and fanatics in our beloved chirping microblog has made it urgent to issue some shared guidelines we can all adhere to" ...


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How Much Data is Created Every Minute?

How Much Data is Created Every Minute? | Journey to the Center of the Interwebs | Scoop.it
The Internet has become a place where massive amounts of information and data are being generated every day.
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Your Brain Scan Looks Different on Mac and PC

Your Brain Scan Looks Different on Mac and PC | Journey to the Center of the Interwebs | Scoop.it
Science and medicine are supposedly based on rigor—a rigor where theories are only correct if you can replicate results.
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On Facebook, Your Privacy Is Your Friends' Privacy

On Facebook, Your Privacy Is Your Friends' Privacy | Journey to the Center of the Interwebs | Scoop.it

"As our social networks grow and normalize, though, it's increasingly more accurate to think about privacy as a communal affair, something heavily contextual and owned, collectively, by networks."

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9 Ways Facebook Is Changing People’s Lives - Mental Floss

9 Ways Facebook Is Changing People’s Lives - Mental Floss | Journey to the Center of the Interwebs | Scoop.it
9 Ways Facebook Is Changing People\'s Lives

Facebook has over 800 million users, and researchers have been busy studying them. Here are some of the ways the site is impacting people\'s lives.
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A Privacy Manifesto in Code: What If Your Emails Never Went to Gmail and Twitter Couldn't See Your Tweets?

A Privacy Manifesto in Code: What If Your Emails Never Went to Gmail and Twitter Couldn't See Your Tweets? | Journey to the Center of the Interwebs | Scoop.it
A new tool would radically alter the power dynamic between users and social networks.
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Kony 2012 and the art of going viral

Kony 2012 and the art of going viral | Journey to the Center of the Interwebs | Scoop.it
The online advocacy video Kony 2012 can only be described as a digital enormity, breaking all records and rules.  By one measure, it reached 100 million views in six days, fastest in the history of the web...
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10 dangerously decadent desserts

10 dangerously decadent desserts | Journey to the Center of the Interwebs | Scoop.it
Desserts in Asia: 10 dangerously decadent desserts. From Kunming's deep fried sweet ham rolls with condensed milk to the Philippines' Tocino del cielo, these 10 desserts are sure to please and widen the waistline.
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Dad Addresses Viral Laptop Shooting After Daughter's Facebook Post [QUOTES]

Dad Addresses Viral Laptop Shooting After Daughter's Facebook Post [QUOTES] | Journey to the Center of the Interwebs | Scoop.it
Video of a dad shooting his daughter's laptop after a mean Facebook post went viral. He discusses the laptop shooting in posts of his own.
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Dad Shoots Daughter's Laptop Over Facebook Post [VIDEO]

Dad Shoots Daughter's Laptop Over Facebook Post [VIDEO] | Journey to the Center of the Interwebs | Scoop.it
A teenager wrote a Facebook post complaining about her parents. So her Dad lectured her on YouTube then shot her laptop with a .45.
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Use Google? Time to Get Real About Protecting Your Digital Self

Use Google? Time to Get Real About Protecting Your Digital Self | Journey to the Center of the Interwebs | Scoop.it
Google's decided to integrate the data it has about you, which means you better think about the digital tracks you're leaving.
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Vine: 12 Ways to Make Your Videos Stand Out

Vine: 12 Ways to Make Your Videos Stand Out | Journey to the Center of the Interwebs | Scoop.it

Jeremy Cabalona:  "You've had some fun with Vine, but now you want to get serious. Here are some tips to turn you into a Vine pro."


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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, May 21, 2013 10:48 PM

Great tips with great example Vines!

Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's curator insight, May 22, 2013 1:15 AM

With Vine, you have six seconds to really impress a viewer. Thankfully, six seconds is more than enough time to dazzle someone, tell a story or share a laugh. These tips range from technical best practices to creative guidelines.


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Debbie Elicksen 's curator insight, May 23, 2013 4:09 PM

Love these tips. Good for ALL videos, not just Vine.

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Social Media Distractions Cost U.S. Economy $650 Billion [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social Media Distractions Cost U.S. Economy $650 Billion [INFOGRAPHIC] | Journey to the Center of the Interwebs | Scoop.it
If you think checking your Twitter or Facebook at work is harmless, consider the 23 minutes it takes to put you back on track.
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The 101 Most Useful Websites

The 101 Most Useful Websites | Journey to the Center of the Interwebs | Scoop.it
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Blurberati Blog » Turn Your Blog Into a Book » Blurberati Blog

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5 Ways to Spot a B.S. Political Story in Under 10 Seconds

5 Ways to Spot a B.S. Political Story in Under 10 Seconds | Journey to the Center of the Interwebs | Scoop.it
To learn anything useful during an election year, you need to be able to sort through all of the garbage to find the actual information and insight. So let me just tell you right now that you can safely ignore any story if you follow these steps.
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What Your Klout Score Really Means

What Your Klout Score Really Means | Journey to the Center of the Interwebs | Scoop.it

Fiorella felt confident in his qualifications. But midway through the interview, he was caught off guard when his interviewer asked him for his Klout score. Fiorella hesitated awkwardly before confessing that he had no idea what a Klout score was...

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Express your musicality, pump it up and chill!
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Is Facebook Making Us Lonely?

Is Facebook Making Us Lonely? | Journey to the Center of the Interwebs | Scoop.it
Social media—from Facebook to Twitter—have made us more densely networked than ever.
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How One Response to a Reddit Query Became a Big Budget Flick

How One Response to a Reddit Query Became a Big Budget Flick | Journey to the Center of the Interwebs | Scoop.it
James Erwin, 37, works for a financial services firm in Des Moines, Iowa, writing software manuals. He's been doing that for a couple of yea...
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Pinterest: The Last Article You'll Ever Need or Want to Read

Pinterest: The Last Article You'll Ever Need or Want to Read | Journey to the Center of the Interwebs | Scoop.it
Goddammit if we haven't heard too much about Pinterest—the word itself is irksome. But for many, that annoyance is doubled by the fact that we don't even really know what it is.
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The Force is gone with this one: Why 3D will do little to improve Star Wars | Arts | National Post

The Force is gone with this one: Why 3D will do little to improve Star Wars | Arts | National Post | Journey to the Center of the Interwebs | Scoop.it
A long time ago, in this very galaxy, Star Wars was a great film. And by Star Wars, I mean what is now referred to as Episode IV: A New Hope. It was wildly imaginative, visually magnificent, funny, charming, exhilarating, etc...
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The 46 Types Of People On Facebook

The 46 Types Of People On Facebook | Journey to the Center of the Interwebs | Scoop.it
The 46 Types Of People On Facebook: Which one are you? ..
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