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[26 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
Is Halloween Candy Poisoning & Blades True? Or is it Media Hype?

Everyone knows the story. Some kid found a blade in his snickers bar. Some other kid found a needle in his 3 musketeers. Now every mother and father is called to check all the candy a child receives before allowing them to eat it. Check for open packages. Check for sketchy pieces of candy. Your child’s life might depend on it!

But are these stories true? Or is Media Hype?
Should we be scared? Or is it an Urban Myth?

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Social Media »

[21 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
How is Twitter Doing? What is it For!

For the majority of internet users, if they were asked what the purpose of Twitter was, they would draw a blank. No worries. You are not alone.

Twitter still hasn’t found a unique and clear identity, however, what we do know is this…

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Movies, Social Media »

[13 Oct 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
The Social Network – Business Ethics in Movies

“…virtually all of the practices that nearly wrecked the global economy back in 2008 were legal—all of which goes to prove that just because something is legal doesn’t make it ethical or right… So the question isn’t “why?” but “why not?” If the only thing standing between you and millions, even billions, is other people’s disapproval, why not do what you want to do?”

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Internet »

[8 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
Did You Know 92% of Toddlers Are Online!

92% of US Toddlers Are Online!

How could this be!
The Internet security firm AVG, recently released a study of 2,200 mothers across the revealed that 81% of children 2 years or younger have some form of online presence! How much has the internet grown that 4 out of 5 kids are online so early on in their life. Online presence could mean anything from an uploaded video of their child, some photos up on the web, or in some cases a full profile on a social networking site.

Read on for some more amazing statistics!

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News, Social Media »

[1 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
Facebook Video, Photos Getting Bigger & Better

Facebook Video Surpasses Yahoo! Video

Facebook has officially passed up Yahoo! to become the second largest video viewing site in the United States behind Google. Google owns YouTube & Google Videos.

Facebook Photos gets a Huge Upgrade
Facebook announced several upgrades to their photo product. As Facebook already has more internet traffic then Google and with 500 million active users they have tons and tons of potential in the photo space. With these new changes, Facebook is slowly positioning themselves to be a bigger player.

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Internet, News »

[23 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]
Emailing in Bed, when Sick & on Vacation

How often do you check your work email?
Every day? Every couple hours? Every hour?

As internet access becomes more available everywhere from cafes to bookstores to the booming smartphone market, checking email has become almost second nature for most individuals.

A recent survey by Harris Interactive conducted in the US and in the UK, showed that for Americans, 72% of the people check work email during non-business hours…

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Movies, News »

[20 Sep 2010 | One Comment | ]
James Cameron Shooting “Avatar 2” 7 Miles Underwater?

James Cameron Shooting Avatar 2 Underwater?
James Cameron is planning to shoot some of Avatar’s Sequel 6.8 miles under water…

Why would James Cameron do such a thing when he could easily do it through CG and special effects?

James Cameron has always had a passion for exploring the deep having shot deep sea documentaries such as Aliens of the Deep and Ghosts of the Abyss.

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Advertising »

[8 Sep 2010 | 6 Comments | ]
Pretzel Crisp says “You Can Never Be Too Thin”

In early August, Pretzel Crisp launched an an ad campaign in New York City with several slogans including “You can never be too thin”… it immediate brought anger throughout the blogsophere as a thinspiration slogan promoting unhealthy weight loss…

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Video Games »

[1 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]
Taking Virtual Game Girlfriends to Real Resorts?

Blending the Virtual with Reality

A beach resort in the seaside town of Atami about 60 miles southwest of Tokyo, started to target young men who play the game Love Plus. In a partnership with the city of Atami, the players can visit 13 real, physical locations.. with their virtual girlfriends..

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Video Games »

[25 Aug 2010 | 5 Comments | ]
EA’s Medal of Honor – Play as the Taliban

EA’s Medal of Honor is one of the most successful and well known first-person shooters available. In October 12, the latest rendition is due to be released but with a twist – it takes place in Afghanistan and in multiplayer mode, you are allowed to play as the Taliban.

– Wait, what kind of video game allows you to play as the Taliban and shoot U.S. Soldiers?
– Don’t we still have soldiers still in Afghanistan?

… can you say controversy?

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Internet »

[12 Aug 2010 | One Comment | ]
Are You Addicted to the Internet? Statistics. [Infographic]

Are You Addicted to the Internet?

The internet is a tool we use in our every day lives. We use it to look up information, we use it to communicate, we use it to socially connect with others, we read the news, play games, and sometimes simply waste hours on end watching youtube videos or reading pointless articles. There is a good chance you used the internet in some form within the last few hours whether to check mail or browse to kill time…

..so are you addicted? See this fun infographic full of statistics.

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