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[8 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Study says Facebook Users are Narcissist! [Study]

A new study determined that the overuse of Facebook can lead to the development of psychological disorders in teens. Some sample findings:

– Teens who use Facebook show more narcissistic tendencies.
– Young adults who use Facebook show more psychological issues such as mania, anti-social behavior and aggression.
– Children who overuse media and technology (ex. Facebook, Video Games, TV) tends to show negative effects on health. They are more prone to depression, anxiety, and other psychological problems.

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[1 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
“Plot Device” Viral Video by Red Giant Software

Check out this viral video from Red Giant Software highlighting the use of their Professional Video Tool, Magic Bullet Suite 11. It’s well done and fun to watch! Not only is it fun, but it actually shows you the capabilities of the product itself. Magic Bullet Suite 11 is a tool with built in visual effect plug-ins that are easily implemented into any video product. The company brought in an indie filmmaker named Seth Worley to create this piece called “Plot Device” to show off some the different visual effects. Love sharing some good clean advertising!

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[30 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
The Teen Choice Awards Chooses R-Rated Movies?

What are your thoughts on the fact that three R Rated, raunchy comedies earned multiple nominations at the TEEN choice awards?

The three R rated movie in question are “The Hangover Part II”, “Bridesmaids” and “Bad Teacher”. The Hangover Part II earned a six nominations, while Bridesmaid and Bad teacher were nominated for best comedy. Remember this is the TEEN choice awards for 13-19 year-olds voting for what they consider the best movies, shows, and music of the year.

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[27 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Bad Idea: eReading while Driving [Infographic]

Do you own a smartphone? A tablet? A eReader?

47% of Smartphone Owners use while driving. 20% Tablet Owners and 11% of eReaders Owners!

Nielsen came out with some research on how and when people use their mobile devices, from smartphones to tablets. Some of the findings are not surprising, but it’s interesting nonetheless.

Check out the Mobile Use Statistics!

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[17 Jun 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Social Media Consume 1 out of every 6 Minutes

Social Networks all Consuming: Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter & More

Time spent on social networking has doubled since 2007. Facebook, Twitter leads the way in the ever growing social media presence. ComScore released their latest figures on this social media growth.

The average U.S. online user spends 1 out of every 6 minutes on a social networking site!…

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[13 May 2011 | No Comment | ]
Improv Everywhere at GEL Social Media Conference. [Video]

Something about this video tells me “I Gotta Share…”

Improv Everywhere, a well known improv group that became famous for bursting into spontaneous musicals at random public places, appears at a bonified social media conference in New York called the “GEL Conference” to sing about how connected we are to social media and our need to share

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[19 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Does Social Media Work for Small Business?

Social Media Usage by Small Businesses

Social Media is in a very interesting stage of it’s life. Many companies have jumped in. Some are showing great profits, others just see it as a good “brand” play, while others are skeptical just dipping their toes and seeing what happens. It reminds me where SEM and SEO was just 6-7 years ago when businesses would hire interns to figure it out for them. But look where online marketing is now…

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Advertising, News »

[18 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Kohler Numi Bidet Toilet for $6400

Kohler Numi Bidet Toilet: It’s a $6,400 toilet called “Numi”. It’s a “Smart Toilet” by Kohler that pretty much does everything and anything you never thought you wanted your toilet to do. I can do with a warm toilet seat, but different seat positions, water pressures, ambient lighting, foot warmer, air dryer, touch screen remote control, mp3 player? I ain’t touching that mp3 player.

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[14 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Peter Jackson’s Hobbit Preview Video

Peter Jackson’s Hobbit Preview Video
Peter Jackson posted a 10-minutes production video with tons of behind-the-scenes footage for the Hobbit. In this video he revisits some of the locations of the footage as well as gives us a chance to see some of the cast members interacting with one another. See Andy Serkis, Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman and Richard Taylor of Weta Workshop in action. [That is Ian McKellen aka Gandalf in the picture above with Peter  Jackson]
The Lord of the Ring series, though contains a lot of violence, is a …

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[31 Mar 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
Best April Fools Day Jokes Online

Best April Fools Day Jokes Online
It’s that time of the year again. April Fools Day. More and more, you can’t believe a single thing you read on the web. I love it. Last year we summarized the Best April Fools Jokes in History. The year before we actually posted a fake april fools post. This year we’ll just be adding a few more recent online april fool jokes of note. We only included the latest. See last year’s post to see a fuller list. Enjoy!

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[24 Mar 2011 | 7 Comments | ]
Sparkrelief – Housing for Japan Tsunami Victims

Find a Home for Japanese Tsunami Victims

Sparkrelief, a new non-profit that provides disaster relief released a special page where Japanese residence can offer up their homes as temporary shelters for those who affected by the recent Japan earthquake and tsunami. It is a very smart and clever idea worth sharing to the masses…

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