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Apple's 'best Mac App' of 2015 is now available on Windows

A great alternative to Photoshop<p>Microsoft has been making a big push for creatives to pick a Surface device over the past year, and that's being reinforced even further with a new photo editing app. Affinity Photo is debuting on Windows today, a year after being first introduced on the Mac. …

Facebook's friend-based Recommendations take on Yelp

It might not feel like it sometimes, but Facebook is more than just memes or baby pictures. Many people use the social network to ask friends for ideas for places to eat in Paris or what to do this weekend. Since your pals know you, their suggestions are potentially more useful than Yelp or …

You can run but you can’t hide: Facebook ads are coming for you

Facebook is making moves to become a bigger player in the online advertising scene — which is currently dominated by Google. The social network began …

These are the words most associated with men and women, according to Facebook status updates

Researchers examining more than 10 million Facebook statuses across 65,000 users who opted in to having their posts analyzed found that women were more inclined to use “warmer” words expressing positive emotions and referencing social relationships, while men were linked to words related to …

Computer Science

You can now use the Skyscanner bot on Facebook Messenger to book your holidays

Skyscanner has announced the release of a Facebook Messenger bot to make it even easier for you to book your next vacation. The bot is able to search …

Facebook Announces New Response Graph for Live Content

Back in February, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg fired off a long e-mail to his staff that outlined the platform's new mission in video: to maximize …

Social Media

Zappos’ Cool New Shoebox Can Be Cut Up and Repurposed in a Bunch of Unique Ways

Zappos wants you to think outside the box. Beginning with the box itself.<p>On June 1, the online retailer will begin shipping some shoes in a very cool …

Are Facebook Fan Pages Dead?

Have you ever had any the following questions:<p><b>"Are Facebook Fan Pages dead?!"</b><p><b>"My reach is SO low, does anyone even see my stuff?"</b><p><b>"Does it matter how often I post on my fan page? No one sees it anyway!"</b><p>These are some of the MOST common questions my clients ask me about social media marketing. With …

How to Improve Your Facebook Ad Performance

Do your Facebook ads generate leads and sales? Want to scale your success with Facebook advertising? By working with audiences and ad set structure, …

Facebook Ads

Facebook trying out continuous live streaming

Puppycams are just one of the uses cases for a nonstop streaming feature the social network is testing on its live video platform.<p>Facebook Live lets you broadcast whatever your smartphone can see for up to 90 minutes at a time. But soon you might be able to keep on streaming as long as you …

5 UX demons that need exorcising

If you’re reading this, you’re either part of the problem, or you want to know how to solve it.<p>Despite all the articles out there about UX myths and debunked theories, we’re all still (at least sometimes) having conversations about dead ideas — about sacred cows that have long since been tipped …

10 Productivity Tips From Hootsuite & Evernote

As a social media marketer, you are constantly on the lookout for new tools that can make you more productive online! Today’s smart businesses know that time is of the essence and improving your social media engagement can feel like a never ending task—but it doesn’t have to.<p>Our experts at …

Productivity

Adobe Lightroom CC and Photoshop CC keyboard shortcut cheat sheets

<i>Download these handy Adobe Lightroom CC keyboard shortcut and Photoshop CC keyboard shortcut cheat sheets and start speeding up your digital …

Localize Amazon Affiliate Links: 4 WordPress Plugins

July 11th in Wordpress Plugins by Wordpress Jedi .<p>The Amazon Associates program is one of many affiliate programs bloggers and content publishers …

Shopping

24 Awesome Stock Graphics - Watercolor Vectors for Design

Watercolor stock illustrations are a great resource to use for backgrounds, logo design and brochure design. We've hand picked 24 aweso...

Pumpkin geometry: stunning shadow sculptures that illuminate an ancient mathematical technique

Henry Segerman and Saul Schleimer paint beautiful shadows based on the maths of stereographic projection, a method originally used by cartographers to map the Earth<p>Like a Halloween pumpkin, the hollow sphere casts a dramatic shadow across the room.<p>The curved lines on the spherical shell magically …