Social Media

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Find out what The New York Times wrote about Social Media 10 years ago

I guess the brisk march of technology is going to make all us look ridiculous eventually, so it’s really to the New York Times’s credit that its first article on social networks looks as good as it does now, 10 years after it was first published. Sure, the words “social network” appeared in the paper earlier than that as a reference to, I don’t know, people or something. But an article...

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WordPress 3.6 “Oscar” is Released

WordPress updates have been coming thick and fast over the last few months. They have now announced a big version jump from 3.5.2 to 3.6 codenamed “Oscar”. This is all fine and well, but what does it mean to you, should you take the plunge and update? WordPress 3.6 was created with bloggers in mind, and the features make blogging so much easier. They include: A revamped revision browser A...

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Choosing a suitable social networking username

Choosing a suitable social networking username

Social networking is here to stay. Just like domain names it’s first come first served, and you or your organisation need to ensure that your desired user name has not yet been taken. When it comes to joining social networks, the first step is to choose a suitable user name which is both available and memorable. Here are some key points for you to consider: Username availability If your chosen...

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Migrating Your Facebook Contacts to Google+

Google Plus is great, if you have any friends on it! Facebook.com and Google.com seem to be locked in mortal combat as they bid for your attention as the chosen social media platform. Migrating your contacts out of Facebook.com into Google+ should be easier, but it isn’t. To do this, you have to use an intermediary, namely Yahoo.com’s Y!Mail service. Don’t have a Yahoo Mail account…...

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