Can one read a Facebook Message Request without the sender knowing?

A Facebook Message Request differs from a normal message in that the sender of the message isn’t friends of the person receiving it. Continue reading “Can one read a Facebook Message Request without the sender knowing?”

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How Google, Tesla and Facebook apply innovative technology to recovery efforts after natural disasters

The destruction to Puerto Rico caused by Hurricane Maria has been devastating and has set the island back decades. Continue reading “How Google, Tesla and Facebook apply innovative technology to recovery efforts after natural disasters”

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Who is Anthony Pompliano? 10 fast facts about ‘disgruntled’ former Snapchat employee

Anthony Pompliano filed that Snap lawsuit you’ve been reading about, you know the one where it alleges that  CEO Evan Spigel said that Snapchat was for “rich people” and that it didn’t want to expand to “poor countries like India and Spain.” Continue reading “Who is Anthony Pompliano? 10 fast facts about ‘disgruntled’ former Snapchat employee”

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How does Facebook’s ‘Safety Check’ work and know my location?

Facebook’s ‘Safety Check’ feature has been receiving attention after the social media company activated it after the Paris attacks. Continue reading “How does Facebook’s ‘Safety Check’ work and know my location?”

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Facebook has made the web a smaller place

A recent Medium post titled “The Web We Need to Save” went viral. Though I found it to be a little annoying at points, it had some insightful thoughts about how the web has changed in the last decade. Continue reading “Facebook has made the web a smaller place”

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Finding “Sharer Zero”: How can I see who shared my Facebook post?

As the webmaster of a couple websites, there’s been a few occasions where I woke up to see a post was shared out on Facebook, went viral and my website traffic spiked from it.  Continue reading “Finding “Sharer Zero”: How can I see who shared my Facebook post?”

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Why Cameron Crowe’s ‘Aloha’ apology matters (and it’s not because he’s sorry)

Another month, another Hollywood whitewashing of an Asian character. This month’s episode: Cameron Crowe’s ‘Aloha’. Continue reading “Why Cameron Crowe’s ‘Aloha’ apology matters (and it’s not because he’s sorry)”

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We should welcome any and all self-reflection that Justin Bieber can muster

Whenever Justin Bieber shares a moment of self-reflection or has a fleeting awareness of his place in the world, we should support him in his efforts. It’s not easy to fight off the strong impulses to behave like an ignorant bro. Continue reading “We should welcome any and all self-reflection that Justin Bieber can muster”

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What’s so “stunning” about good looking Asian men?

There’s a post being passed around Facebook that has its heart in the right place, but falls into the same trap it’s attempting to dispel.  Continue reading “What’s so “stunning” about good looking Asian men?”

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Fake Facebook: Allen Iverson is broke and begging for money

Another day, another fake news story being shared out on Facebook. This time it’s a story about former NBA player Allen Iverson being broke and begging for quarters at Atlanta’s Lenox Mall.

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Fake Facebook Video: The bank robbery in Detroit that never happened

Another day. Another fake Facebook post making its rounds. In the last year, you might have come across a Facebook post that says something like “Bank robbery in Detroit”   Continue reading “Fake Facebook Video: The bank robbery in Detroit that never happened”

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Fake Facebook Post: Chinese restaurant shut down for serving rats, cats, pups, and stereotypes

Scrolling through my Facebook feed, I came across a shocking image of what looked like a frozen bag of rats/mice. Continue reading “Fake Facebook Post: Chinese restaurant shut down for serving rats, cats, pups, and stereotypes”

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Why Infographics for SEO?

I’ll be presenting at this year’s Dreamforce at a session called Marketing with Infographics for Fun and Profit.

Speaking alongside Dave Austin, Andrew Melchior and Chris Bennett, we’ll discuss the many facets of infographics. I’ll be covering the relationship between Infographics and SEO and I decided to break down the information of my 10 or so slides into blog posts. Here’s the first one…

Infographics for SEO and Social

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Forget WordPress Plugins, Use IFTTT for Tweets, Instragram, Facebook, Etc.

 

If you’re looking to bring in all your social activity onto your WordPress blog, look no further than IFTTT. Continue reading “Forget WordPress Plugins, Use IFTTT for Tweets, Instragram, Facebook, Etc.”

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Mom Chronicles #16: Prancercising

Mom Chronicles #16: Seriously, my mom invented pracercising; she’s been prancercising in public for at least a decade, if not more. If you’re in San Francisco and ride the bus, you might be lucky enough to catch her moves while she waits at the bus stop.

Here she is prancercising in Golden Gate Park wearing one of her (and your) favorite pants.

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