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Twitter is becoming an email publisher

Ever get an email notification that someone faved one of your tweets? It’s pretty nice. Now have you ever gotten a notification that someone you follow faved someone else’s tweet? If used sparingly, they can be nice little tips to point out a tweet you never saw. Unfortunately, it seems twitter sends many of these […]

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Why do people not comment on blogs? The psychology and historical reasons

Perplexing is that people can read something and not have anything to say. What are the historical and psychology causes? At the dawn of democracy, listening was primarily an active activity. People would debate each other. A statement would be made, the listener would respond. Communication was interpersonal. Peter Kreten states in his first draft […]

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For creators, searchers, readers, and curators

All content goes through a life cycle. First content is created. Then people discover the content. People read the content. Finally, people share the content. By sharing the content, it becomes recreated like how a DJ recreates music by making it into a mix. The content is then discovered by other people, consumed, and reshared. […]

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Goodreads signups double for two years straight

(Read the rest of the infographic at goodreads.com) Merge social media with books and you get the fantastic site Goodreads.com. If you love books and you aren’t on goodreads yet, what are you waiting for? With 25 million members, Goodreads is THE place online to discover and review books. Every day I love reading my […]

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2014 will be the year of interdisciplinary

2013 was the year of lists. Will 2014 continue the heavy use of lists? Yes, 2014 will bring more lists. Specifically for the masses, there will be more lists in 2014. However, for the more attuned reader, lists will become less popular. Perhaps instead we will see more interdisciplinary articles. Topics that merge various fields […]

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Which blogs are most valuable to you?

You probably have a list of blogs in your head that you know you like to visit from time to time. Perhaps you subscribe to their email list or twitter feed. But how often do you actually visit their blog posts? Now you can find out how often you visit particular blogs. A Google Chrome […]