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Stylish Eco-Friendly Villas Renew More Than They Consume

In the city of Kunming located in Southwest China, Vincent Callebaut Architectures has designed 45 stunning villas they call Flavours Orchard. Determined to pioneer an eco-friendly lifestyle, the stylish structures are meant to encourage a close and intimate relationship with the natural …

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Leaked Facebook Video Ad Pitch Deck Reveals Plans To Steal TV And YouTube Dollars

“Avoid saying anything negative about YouTube – leave the impression of the user experience up to them” Facebook tells its adtech partners in a leaked, confidential deck that teaches them to sell Facebook’s video ads. The 32-page document details Facebook’s plan to beat television with reach and …

Twitter Tests 'Recommended Accounts' Feature

It’s been a year of experimentation from Twitter, and the latest feature that the company is piloting is the option to favorite other users’ accounts.<p>Favoriting has taken on a new meaning in recent times. For many users it is more akin to a Facebook ‘Like’ or an act of acknowledgement rather than …

Social media and strangers: what chatting to 'the other' tells us about ourselves - Global Social Media Impact Study

Virginia Indian chief with tattoos. Engraving by Theodor de Bry, 1590. (Copyright expired)<p>The issue of strangers goes right to the very heart of …

Global Social Media Impact Study

<b>High aims…</b><br>A research project dedicated to understanding the implications of social media for humankind. Read more<p><b>Global in scope…</b><br>Nine researchers …

How to subtly unfriend someone on Facebook

If you want to avoid constant updates from irritating contacts on Facebook, but don't want to cause offence by publicly unfriending them, then you must do your research says Rick Maybury<p><i>My wife and I are not the brightest of individuals when it comes to IT, but we manage. One of our relations</i> …

Has Twitter given birth to a new literary genre?

Fiction takes flight on Twitter when stories take the social network's connectivity seriously<p>As the second #TwitterFiction festival opens for submissions, it's time to ask if the social networking site has given birth to a new, 140-character genre.<p>Maybe we should call it the storyella – Penguin US …

Facebook might launch a Flipboard-like reader app called Paper

Flipboard might soon find itself competing against a reader app owned by a social media juggernaut (read: Facebook), if <i>Re/code's</i> report turns out to be true. According to the website's unnamed source, the social network's been developing a news aggregator called Paper -- and no, it has nothing to …

How nonprofits can reach youths with Vine & Instagram

Video tools could be your next weapon in extending your nonprofit’s reach<p><i>This is the second of a two-part series. Also see:</i> <br>• 5 nonprofits using …

8 ways to expand your Facebook page reach

<b>Target audience:</b> Nonprofits, social media managers, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, businesses, educators, Facebook …

Facebook’s news feed update: 3 things you need to know

<b>Target audience:</b> Nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, businesses, educators, journalists, general …

Report Bolsters Global-Warming Trend

A report released Tuesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reveals that 2013 tied with 2003 as the fourth warmest year globally …