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The Social Norms.

For some, social media becomes a feed of others fancy fun and exciting lives. This could make you feel like your life is pretty plain compared to others, but remember – are you going to post about having Kraft Dinner again tonight, or that new hat you bought. The same goes for others. That’s what makes social media seem like
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A Bookbook. And a Wrench.

A bookbook. That is what Ikea is announcing in it’s latest rendition of the ever popular interactive format. Wondering though if I should not pick up an allen key wrench just in case I want to put something together.   A great example of marketing that is sure to be viral, based on the here today, gone tomorrow attitude espoused
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iWatch = Vapour Ware

The following post is courtesy of Cristian Worthington. Cris’ career has been dedicated to bringing disruptive technologies from inception to market and is  currently leading a talented team who have pioneered a new class of media player called MondoPlayer. Please read his blog at mediavidi.com Vapour Wear! In the old days, Microsoft would announce a non-existent “upcoming” product (Vapour Wear),
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Gamification – A case against.

CBC’s The Current had a recent story about Gamification: Creating new education tools by applying video games to classroom learning. Here are my thoughts on that. While I totally agree that the word gamification is a misnomer like edutainment, and better described as game based learning, I am not sure I am totally down with it. I understand that for
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Hitchbot’s Missed Road

No wonder Hitchbot is the darling of the media. The original press release started with TORONTO, ON. July 16, 2014: A trivia-loving, wellington-wearing, tweeting robot will be hitchhiking across Canada this summer, one ride at a time. hitchBOT will be leaving from Halifax, N.S. on July 27th and its ultimate destination is Victoria, B.C., more than 6,000 km away. You
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Enforcing CASL: How To Report Spam Violations

The following is reproduction of an article Michael Geist from July 4, 2014. (Creative Commons License) With Canada’s anti-spam law now in effect, many are starting to ask about enforcement of the law. While no one should expect the law to eliminate spam, the goal much more modest: target the bad actors based in Canada and change the privacy culture
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How Users are calculated

Having changed metrics, Google Analytics now considers Unique Visitors as Users and Vists as Sessions. I came across this post in the help about Users and thought it important enough to share with you, though you can certainly find it in the help. This first was brought to my attention when I logged in today and got a message that
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Creeps. Fundamentalist Creeps. On the Web. Egad!

I’m sure that there is a really good blog in this to go on and on about how this is just so fitting – fringe groups using the web to disseminate their message and then being exposed by the same medium – but I will just have to let this ridiculous ‘healthy living’ excuse speak for itself. Reading closer and
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Seeing the Warning Signs of Anger

A terrible tragedy in Moncton New Brunswick yesterday has led to the deaths of three of the city’s finest, with two more in the hospital. Media reports identified as Jason Bourque. I took a quick look on Facebook and came across this profile, which I believe would be the person, if not then that fellow has all the warning signs
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Grab that Page. Notes to Me.

I thought that this information was useful, but I could never quite find it. Hence I am posting it here really more for my own use, but you can feel free to use it too. Now on to the Show. Straight from Facebook, here is : How do I claim a Page that already exists for my business? Can I
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