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Facebook Live Rolls Out Audience Targeting: This Week in Social Media

Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that …

A Happiness Experiment: Can You Make Every Day Feel Like Saturday?

We’re happiest on Saturdays at 7:26pm—at least that’s what this survey found. Yet while the exact time of 7:26pm seems strange, there have been …

FLUTTER I - INTRO AND INSTALL

WHAT IS FLUTTER ?<p><b>Flutter</b> is a new tool offered by <b>Google</b> that let developers build cross-platform applications that could be executed in different …

YouTube Launches ‘Uptime’ App for Social Video Watching

Today YouTube launched a new iPhone-only app called Uptime. Uptime adopts many of the social features commonly found in social video streaming apps like Periscope – live comments, reactions, etc. – and applies them to YouTube videos.<p>Inside the app, you browse videos in a feed consisting of content …

The Key to Social Media Success, According to This Instagram Giant

Whether you're making memes or selling product, you might want to take note.<p>You might be living under the metaphorical rock if you aren't aware, at least at a cursory level, that social media has changed--and continues to change--the game.<p>Almost every corner of the globe can instantaneously …

10 Hottest Design Tools You Must Try In 2016

A recent design tools survey conducted by Khoi Vinh, one of Fast Company’s “fifty most influential designers in America”, shows that Photoshop is slowly losing its popularity among designers.<p>Answers from over 4,000 participants hailing from almost 200 countries prove that designers are open to new …

Prototyping

Clever ad by Pepsi for this Halloween season.

What Is Innovation?

Listen to the words of Steve Jobs, Richard Branson, and Seth Godin and you’ll discover what separates true innovators from everyone else.<p>It all comes down to dots.<p>In his famous commencement speech, Steve Jobs said:<p>You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking …

Your Face Could Soon Show Up In Google’s Ads

Google updated its Terms of Service on Friday to remind consumers of the importance of using mobile devices safely (don’t Gchat and drive) and keeping passwords secure with two-step verification. Oh, and one more thing: Users’ names and pictures could show up in ads and reviews if they don’t change …

Mobile Devices

Dove's Latest Ad Asks: 'Why Are Women Camera Shy?'

Dove has followed up its hugely successful "Real Beauty Sketches" campaign with another video that makes a similar point: Many woman tend to be …

A Letter to My Face

Scars have never meant that you can’t smile. Ignore the commercials advertising another cream, another pill, another way to hide the leopard spots of your teenage years. You were human before and after, and when they tell you that clear skin is next to godliness remind yourself that no God could ever be so cruel, even with skin so pure. When a boy tells you that you have beautiful eyes, but the rest needs improvement, spit in his face, like the animal he thinks you are. Scars do not make you a …

What Makes Someone An Entrepreneur?

<i>Some 30 years ago, I began work on my first book:</i> <i></i><b>Sweat Equity</b> <i>which profiled America’s best entrepreneurs</i>. <i>I thought it would be fun to go back and revisit some of the lessons that my co-author, Geoffrey N. Smith, and I came up with, the ones that have stood the test of time.</i><p><i>Here, in the next part of</i> …

Beautiful strange and rare cloud formations

Various cloud formations might be one of the most beautiful and romantic sights in nature, but these masses of liquid droplets is also a complex and …

Google Keyboard for Android Arrives on the Play Store

Google today released its Google Keyboard app for phones and tablets running Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and above. You can download it now directly from Google Play, although it’s only available in English-speaking locales (Google says more countries will be added soon).<p>For those who don’t …

Check Out the 'World's Most Advanced' Street Sign

Studies suggest humans have an innate sense of direction, yet we get lost all the time. Certainly GPS would never have become so pervasive if we …

How To See What Others Don't (In Order To Increase Your Chances of Success)

Seeing What Others Don’t is not only the title of new book by Gary Klein, it is also a mantra that can make you successful.<p>Let’s deal with the book first and then my assertion.<p>Although I have never met him, I have been a fan of Klein for years. He is a very smart guy who is a senior scientist at …

The Mad Billionaire Behind GoPro: The World's Hottest Camera Company

Nick Woodman is 37 years old. His constantly tousled sepia hair and permanent, mischievous half-grin make him look 27. And he acts 17, as I learn 30,000 feet above the Rocky Mountains, after Woodman packed me, his wife, Jill, and a dozen of his favorite colleagues and buds into a chartered …

Never Show A Wolf Your Teeth, And More Illustrated Advice For When Animals Attack

Hella Wella is mostly known for offering remedies and recipes, not teaching survivalism, but staying healthy sometimes involves a manic, …

Survivalism

5 Ways to Create a Winning Culture

A strong culture isn't something you wish into place, or even will into place. It's something you build. Here's how.<p><i>“We train for war and fight to win.”</i> -- Navy SEAL Creed<p>I’ve never met a business owner who didn’t say he or she wanted to create a winning company culture. But I’ve met plenty whose …

AT&T HTC One Gets HTC Backup App

When the HTC One was launched with US mobile carrier AT&T, the HTC Backup App was not available for the device, it has now been launched and is …

Apps