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Thursday, 27 June 2013

YouTube Video Supports the Death of DOMA & Pride Month

Considering that YouTube reaches 1 billion unique users each month, it is nice to see that they are using this influence to support and spread an important message. Using uploaded videos from members of the LBGT community, YouTube has created a video entitled "Show your pride. Share your love. #ProudToLove".

Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Google Glass arrives in the operating room

Dr. Rafael Grossmann, of the Eastern Maine Medical Center, is the first doctor to perform the first Google surgery in history. In fact, he documented in real time a surgery to the stomach whilst wearing his Google Glass.

Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Social network failing? Why not steal your competitor's features

The world of social media has been rife with theft in recent times, with arguably ailing sites such as Facebook copying their competitors in order to halt the sinking of their ship. Of course Facebook will not literally sink, but it is certainly losing users and influence as a social platform. The once innovative site has now adopted the approach of mimicking Twitter, first with hashtags and now with verified celebrity accounts.

Wednesday, 19 June 2013

A Facebook Reader?

A meeting with media is expected to be organised for tomorrow to reveal Facebook's new step. First rumors say it could be a new "social" reader.

Monday, 17 June 2013

What is Vine?

With approximately 13 million users, Vine is one of the most talked about apps available for mobile download. Described as the "instagram for video", this video clip app is extremely simple. Users create short video clips up to 6 seconds long by pressing their finger to the screen, and withdrawing when they please. You can start a new clip right where you left off, and the mini movie plays continuously with a looping effect.The camera is only recording when the screen is being pressed, giving gif-like effects to the video. Since Vine was acquired by Twitter in 2012, the app has shot to the top of iTunes' most popular free download chart.

Friday, 14 June 2013

It's Festival Season Yet Again, but How Do you Keep Your Smartphone Alive?

Summer music festivals are a great experience and typically we want to share this with our friends, via messaging apps and social networks. The only problem is that your smartphone battery will probably die during the first day of the event. But fear not, a solution is here!

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Friday, 7 June 2013

Social Media Interaction Fuels Car on 1,000 Mile Journey

MINDDRIVE is an excellent social initiative that aimed to teach kids about maths, science and technology through the construction of a car. Yet this is no ordinary vehicle, it is powered by social media interaction and tweets, likes and shares are converted into wattage to fuel the electric car. You can learn more about the project from the video below.

Wednesday, 5 June 2013

10 most annoying updates on social media!

Today we play together!
According to a recent research study, there are 10 annoying habits that social media users possess.
You will find them below in a random order. Try to guess the correct order and let us know in the comment below. The solution will be revealed next week, on Wednesday!