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Would You Give Up Your RSS Reader For Twitter?

Would You Give Up Your RSS Reader For Twitter?

I’ve been giving a lot of thought lately on how to make my online blog and article reading more efficient.  I am subscribed to over 200 blogs in Google Reader and what used to be easy to skim on a daily basis is becoming next to impossible.  I used to have more time at the last company to catch up on blog reading throughout the day, but since the switch to PlasticSurgery.com I just can’t dedicate the kind of time…

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Twitter or Google Fix Potential Exploit

Twitter or Google Fix Potential Exploit

A few weeks back I did a post about a Twitter exploit that could hurt you.  Many argued the exploit was more on Google’s end than Twitter’s, but that it was a valid concern nonetheless.  Today when I returned from my weekend long camping trip I of course had a plethora of e-mails waiting for me, one of which was a twitter follow notification for WeaponMasters.com.  I was happy to see that in the e-mail the usename was not a…

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The Twitter Exploit That COULD Hurt You

The Twitter Exploit That COULD Hurt You

This isn’t the first time I’ve brought up this potential exploit. I mentioned it briefly in my post The Rise and Fall of Twitter, but this is the first time I’ve seen the concern since, and because I so blindly fell into the trap again I feltt it was worthy enough to write about. With Twitter going more mainstream it seems that everyone is jumping on the twitter bandwagon. The problem with this is more users means a greater opportunity…

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The Rise and Fall of Twitter

The Rise and Fall of Twitter

First it was the curse of the fail whale, and then hackers took on the identity of pop singer Britney Spears and President Barack Obama.  Then the curse of the twitter clones which impersonated nearly everyone you could think of.  Then yesterday it was reported that actress and pop star Miley Cyrus had her twitter account hacked and suspended.  All of these things raise the question, when is enough, enough? Let me start by saying I love twitter, I check…

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Twitovation: Using Twitter In Innovative Ways

Twitovation: Using Twitter In Innovative Ways

With Twitter becoming more and more popular with businesses and individuals I thought I would take a moment to share an innovative way I have seen twitter used recently.  Many of you probably aren’t familiar with the dark subculture event Bats Day in the Fun Park.  The annual event, which celebrated its 10 year anniversary last year started with a small group of about 80 dark subculture scenesters going to Disneyland and has grown into what is being called the…

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