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How Do You Like The All New Foursquare?

Popular location-based social network foursquare yesterday announced and released a completely revamped version of their mobile app – version 5.0. From the official Foursquare blog: We founded foursquare with a pretty lofty goal: to help

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Google+ New Look – Timeline, Explorer and #Whitespace

So Google+ just rolled out a major design facelift yesterday. I knew about the update but didn’t bother to check it out until I got intrigued after reading posts about users not liking the new

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Facebook Buys Instagram for $1 Billion

So the biggest news yesterday and probably for the next couple of days was how Facebook buys Instagram for a whopping $1 Billion. This by far is the most expensive acquisition Facebook has ever made

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Zurker – Social Network You Can Own

About two weeks ago, my friend Nick Oba invited me to check out his new startup, a social networking site called Zurker. It works like any regular social network where users can post status updates

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Simple Social Icons WordPress Plugin

StudioPress recently released the Simple Social Icons WordPress plugin. Coded by Nathan Rice, this plugin/widget enables users to easily display social media/networking icons on any widget area of the blog and link it to different

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Google Shutting Down Slide Social Apps

Last month I blogged about a social photo sharing app called Photovine. This app was released almost the same time as Google+ and was created by Slide a company acquired by Google last year. I

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HowTo: Get A Job Using Social Media

Believe it or not, more and more employers are using social media to find talent. According to a survey by Jobvite, 80% of employers are using to support their recruitment efforts and the top 3

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What is Google+ and Do You Need It? [Video]

By now many if not most of your are already using Google+ or have heard about it some way or another. In case you haven’t because you went away on a trip to a remote

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Google Launches Photovine – Social Photo Sharing App

With all the buzz on Google+, most people haven’t heard about the release of Google’s latest product – a photo-sharing app called Photovine. Although the product name and website doesn’t mention anything Google, rumors started

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Facebook vs Google+ [Infographic]

By now most of you are either on or have heard about the newest social network – Google+. I got into Google+ a couple of days after it was launched thanks to an unsolicited invite