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What We’re Reading – June 17

How much did the Les Paul Google doodle cost? That depends on if you’re talking about how much it cost Google to make or how much it cost in lost productivity as workers around the world spend hours playing with it. Extreme Tech breaks it down. And we were glad to see that the Les Paul Google Doodle has been given a permanent home by Google. And in case you were wondering how they did all that neat stuff, Google was…

What We’re Reading – June 10

Who’s that girl? Facebook has added a face recognition feature to auto-suggest tags when photos. You’ll probably want to update your privacy settings if you don’t want to be auto-suggested in every picture of you posted to Facebook – especially since you don’t have the option to pre-approve photos you’re tagged in. You can only remove tags once they’ve been placed in a photo. ZDNet offers a nice explanation of how to do update your privacy settings accordingly. Pictures or…

How NOT to Use Twitter for Business

The unfortunate saga of Rep. Anthony Weiner and his inappropriate use of Twitter teaches valuable lessons about how NOT to use Twitter for business.

What We’re Reading – June 3

Hackers in the news Even high level government officials clicked on some bad links this week and found that hackers had gotten control of their email accounts (if you haven’t heard from Google by now, you’re safe), but here are some reminders from the Washington Post about the options that Google offers to protect your account. And according to the BBC, these attacks are being more targeted to high level government officials and business executives. Twitter community service A Malaysian social activist…

What We’re Reading – May 27

Real-life social media lessons Photo Shelter shares what works for them and what doesn’t and how you can learn what works for your audience. Happy birthday YouTube YouTube celebrates its 6th birthday with the announcement that 48 hours of video are now uploaded to the site every minute – a 37% increase in the past 6 months. (Does anyone else wonder about their storage?) Like TripIt for shopping The Washington Post reports on ProjectSlice  – a service that organizes your…

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