Brad DeForest

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Facebook changes cover photo policy: 20% text rule in effect but content less regulated

Facebook has updated its policy for pages’ cover photos, eliminating rules against calls to action, contact info or references to price or purchase …

It’s Probably a Good Time to Change Your Terrible WordPress Password

PSA of the day: Don’t use obvious usernames and passwords — like “username” and “password” — for your blog.<p>For one thing, it’s just dumb. It makes it …

World Wide Web

Here’s What iOS 7 Needs to Compete With Android Again

When Apple first announced the iPhone and revealed iOS to the world, it was truly groundbreaking and innovative stuff. And the flood gates were …

T-Mobile iPhone 5 Official, HTC Butterfly 2 Leaks, Windows Phone 8 Updates & More - Pocketnow Daily

A Quarter of Patents This Year Will Be Mobile-Related

If you think the mobile patent wars are winding down, think again.<p>A new report shows that a quarter of U.S. patents issued this year are likely to be …

Mobile

Film festival uses Instagram to create flip book trailers

A novel attempt at advertisement is let down by its popularity<p>Days after Fox used Vine to advertise its upcoming <i>Wolverine</i> movie, the Toronto Silent Film Festival has taken to another new-media platform to promote its upcoming event. The festival has set up three Instagram accounts, which each …

An Easy Way to Automate Your Facebook Reporting Using Pivot Tables

I hate doing things twice. I also hate doing things by hand. When it comes to PPC reporting, there is nothing quite as cumbersome as recreating …

Barnacle Reviews on Google+ Local

Since Google+ Local was released last May, it’s safe to say that everyone in the local search community -- business owners and agencies alike -- has …