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Three Gems from the Web – Every Tuesday (10)

Hello, I know most of you are on holidays right now, successfully using all the apps that I suggested in my previous post. Today I would like to focus on reading, an activity that each and any of us should be doing more and more often, especially while relaxing on a sunbed or breathing the […]

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Terrorism and Social Media

Terrorist attacks have become an ordinary happening in today’s world. The more they happen, the less affected we become and the less willing to do something about it. Though, if you give it a little thought, you might realize that terrorists are a Facebook user or a google search away from you, your household and […]

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Three Gems from the Web – Every Tuesday (9)

Hello there, How are you doing? I imagine you are either on holiday, or planning one, or maybe recovering from one. So since it is clear that we are all into the holiday topics more than into anything else, I am here to suggest to you three gems related to … what else? … HOLIDAYS. […]

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10 Consequences of the Quantified Popularity

People now have a direct measure of their popularity, and this can be really daunting, especially for those who are not realistic about their social abilities. Although some might argue that the number of people in our social networks doesn’t  necessarily reflect on our actual popularity,  my informed guess is that it does say something about […]

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Three Gems from the Web (8) – Every Tuesday

Hello everybody! Not sure you’ve realized I missed last week’s Tuesday, but in case you wonder, we had a little “off” time, but we are now back with fresh ideas and good vibes. :)) It was hard to pick the three gems this week because we’ve discovered plenty of new things in the best way […]

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On The Future of Social Media

Social media has definitely changed our worldview in the last 10 years. It has been a real phenomenon that has involved almost all online players, from individuals, companies, governments and even criminals. As to what it did to us personally, I’ve written about social media changing us in this previous post. We can compare it, […]

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Three Gems from the Web – Every Tuesday (7) but not this Tuesday :))

Hello all, I haven’t spent online more than 3 hours this week, and therefore, I have no gems to unearth for you. Nevertheless, I have some thoughts about what it feels to be away from the Internet for a week: generally life is much more intense than the innumerate hours spent on the Internet; the […]

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You won’t believe WHO CAME TO VISIT! It’s not who you think!

Don’t you just hate being misled by catchy titles that spark your curiosity? These are called clickbaits and are used all around the internet. And the reason they are so popular with content creators is that THEY WORK. As you might assume by now, nothing spectacular happened, not to me, anyway. This post is about […]

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Do you know what VidCon is?

Is VidCon the Golden Globes for new media? It sure seems to be and so much more. If you are an outsider of the new media and you are out of their demographics, VidCon does not ring any bell for you. Nevertheless, for video content creators (YouTubers, Snapchaters, Viners, etc) this thing is huge and […]

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Three Gems from the Web – Every Tuesday (6)

Hello there, My last post was about the EU Referendum in Britain and my prognosis failed miserably. I must be Scottish at heart, as the result I predicted came close to the Scotland result. Nevertheless, life goes on, within or outside of the EU. We spend roughly 3 to 5 hours on the Internet (at […]

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