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RustinBanks

BlogFrog Raises $3.2 Million in Funding

One of the best parts of being a blogger is the interactions you make with other bloggers. Sometimes your virtual blogging friends become your closest friends, and you want to interact with them more than just through blog comments. Boulder, Colorado-based BlogFrog is a social media community platform that has been on the rise since [...]

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How An iPad Helped Save A Life

The iPad is a popular device for many reasons, and I’ve heard people say, “I can’t imagine life without my iPad!” There are many features that make life easier, but now the iPad has been credited for helping save a life. The world-famous Mayo Clinic in Minnesota has been giving iPads to their doctors and [...]

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Eager @justinbieber Fans Break Social Media World Record

On Thursday, March 1st, America’s heartthrob Justin Bieber turned 18. Instead of birthday gifts, Bieber rallied fans via Twitter to donate $18 to Charity: Water. Charity: Water is a non-profit organization that brings clean and safe drinking water in developing nations. The Happy Birthday Justin Bieber website was set up to help track donations. In [...]

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Want Cupcakes Anytime? Visit this 24/7 ATM.

Ever wake up at 2am, craving a decadent cupcake? Sprinkles Cupcakes, based in Los Angeles, is one of the most popular cupcakeries in the United States. Sprinkles recently launched a rainbow colored ATM-looking invention that will soon dispense decadent treats 24 hours a day. The machine is not yet functional, but it looks like a [...]

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How Larry Bird And Twitter Are Connected

Ever wondered what the official name of the “Twitter Bird” is? Well, the little birdie has a name, and it’s Larry. Larry the Bird. As in the Boston Celtics star, NBA Hall of Famer, and current sports commentator Larry Bird. Ryan Sarver, a Twitter platform and API manager, tweeted this fun fact a few days [...]

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Seamless for iPad – Easy Food Delivery

What do you do when you’re hungry, don’t want to go out to pick up food, and have an iPad? Download the Seamless app, enter your location, and participating restaurants in your area will pop up. You can browse menus, sort out what foods you would like to eat, pay, and have it delivered without [...]

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Turning Social Feedback Into Useful Business Data

Most companies have picked up on the fact that social networking sites are important. It’s a way to connect with fans of their products and services, and people are spreading the word through social media more and more. Through Facebook Likes, Tweets, Pinterest Pins, and social bookmarks, companies can get an amazing return on investment [...]

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The Top Tweets-Per-Second Records

Not only was the Super Bowl the number one television event of 2012, Mashable reported ¬†two Super Bowl XLVI moments that landed in Twitter’s record book. Twitter reaction during the Super Bowl hit 12,233 tweets per second at the end of the Patriots vs Giants game, with over 10,000 tweets per second during the halftime [...]

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Pinterest Now Drives More Referral Traffic Than YouTube, Google+, and LinkedIn

Pinterest is the uprising social media star, and it’s getting bigger by the day. A recent study by Shareaholic about Pinterest traffic shows that Pinterest has more referral traffic than YouTube, Google Plus, and LinkedIn – combined. Shareaholic’s findings were based on “aggregated data from more than 200,000 publishers that reach more than 260 million [...]

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Printing Facebook Would Take 11 Billion Sheets of Paper

If you printed out all of the data on Facebook, how much paper would it take? A UK-based online ink cartridge retailer called Cartridge Save thought it would be interesting to see how much paper it would take to print out a year’s worth of Facebook status updates. Cartridge Save conducted a survey of over [...]

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