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Facebook's Secret Success? Our Psychological Addiction

<i>Dr. Liraz Margalit is the Customer Experience Psychologist at ClickTale.</i><p>The past decade has been a time of incredible growth for social media, and Facebook in particular. The fact that the site has even topped Google as the most visited site in the US suggests that Facebook has become an integral …

How a relaunch saved Foursquare from certain death

Foursquare’s pivot may have saved the company, early adoption stats reveal.<p>Back in May, Foursquare announced a startling new direction: a complicated plan to split itself into two separate services, with a namesake app for discovery and a new check-in app called “Swarm.” The news, of course, sent …

Caramelized Peach Pancakes

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a. fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Have some sunny, peachy pancakes for breakfast this morning.</i><p>Are you a recipe procrastinator? I am. I …

Breakfast

The New Yelp? A Million People Are Using This App To Find Restaurants And Fun In Their Hometowns

Gogobot was born as a way to help you plan your vacation using your social networks. It taps your friends for recommendations for places to stay or eat, things to do. It also helps you build a network of like-minded travel peeps, people looking for outdoor adventure, shoestring travel, great places …

Apps

15 Real Tech Company Interview Questions You Will Probably Be Asked (And How To Answer Them)

The question was: You are shrunk to the height of a nickel and your mass is proportionally reduced so as to maintain your original density. You are then thrown into an empty glass blender. The blades will start moving in 60 seconds. What do you do?<p>Answer: Lots of variants but one is that you jump …

Employment

One tiny new app takes on social networking’s impossible noise overload problem

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: robodread/Thinkstock<p>One of the biggest problems as social networking has gotten to scale is the “social” part. No …

The Big Come Up: What 20 of the Biggest Names in Fashion Were Doing Before They Blew Up

It’s easy to look back and see certain names and instantly equate that person with the trade that made them not only financial successes, but …

Watch Episode One of “Disciplines of Dressing” featuring Art Comes First

Multidisciplinary art collective Art Comes First have come together with Rule of Three studio to create the six-part series “Disciplines of …

Streetwear

Pegman: Google's Weird Art Project Hidden In Plain Sight

That little orange icon that tells you where you are in Google Maps has taken on many forms: male, female, tofu, eyeball. A history of Pegman.<p>Pegman, that featureless orange figure: we know him as the moveable marker on Google Maps, and as our gatekeeper to Street View. We probably take him for …