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“The Only Reason I Used Crack was Because I was Drunk”

I want to share some coverage of the, as the American media calls him, The Crack Smoking Mayor of Toronto. Rob Ford is the Mayor of the fourth largest city in the US and Canada combined. Mayor Rob Ford thinks this is all fun and games, but this story lives on with the web. So here are four shots I
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Energize Me.

In my youth I was enthralled with the ability to take my music remotely – more than the portable tape recorders of my older siblings. I enthralled in the walking, bilking and just plain hanging out ability to listen to my cassettes. Indeed the Walkman from Sony changed my buying patterns – dropping being tied to the family turn table
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Integrate Work History on Your Facebook Timeline

When someone adds a place of employment or job to their history on Facebook, they can also tag others such as you if you have worked with them. The first indication of this will be a notice such as the following: You might want to look at setting controls so that you are not automatically added as the following graphic
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Endorsement Entaglement

Being in search mode for a work has shown me some interesting trends that perhaps I might have not otherwise have picked up on. Lately I have been tweaking my LinkedIn profile which I have had for 10 years but really have not needed to change other than some updates. The activity has led to others in my network seeing
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Falling Behind. Draper Style.

I’m a big fan of the AMC series Mad Men. One thing that I draws me to it is the setting. The details and fashion are very well researched. If you have watched the entire series to date, you will notice changes to the set design and the characters fashion. Subtle yet very specific changes that reflected the changes over
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2006 Bites Abercrombie & Fitch on the Skinny Jean Ass

You might have noticed a bit of a gap in the posts in the past few weeks as I took a break from writing to concentrate on some other urgent projects. Now back, let’s dig into something I heard about a few days ago. Since I don’t shop at the store, I was not aware that the retailer Abercrombie &
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EdgeRank Esoterically Unravelled [INFOGRAPHIC]

  PostRocket has created a couple of easy to understand infographic that aims to help you understand how newsfeed stories are delivered to users on Facebook. The advent of EdgeRank has some mathmatically challenged folks in marketing and elsewhere a bit lost. Remember – more see what you post than your timeline of posts. The majority of folks spend time
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Encouraging Signs of a Proactive Youth

On the weekend, my daughter suggested that if she got over 10,000 likes, would I quit smoking. I was not sure that she could get this number as she did not mention where she was going to post it. So thanks to the power of social connectivity, I guess I have to at least give it a try. My daughter
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“I don’t want to be engaged”

Sounds like that Newfoundland and Labrador government’s social media advisory train is off the track. First, opposition Gerry Rogers member was kicked out of the house because she would not apologize to Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Kathy Dunderdale for someone else’s Facebook posts on the group Kathy Dunderdale must GO!!!. Rogers says she was added to the group without her
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Oh Sears. Still Not Dishing it Up?

Earlier I had posted about an ad on Kijiji regarding a dishwasher (“Beautiful Sears Kenmore dishwasher -or a really nice boat anchor”). It was not necessarily for sale, but it did highlight the plight of Shauna Jones and Gerry LeBlanc regarding the old run around from Sears. Seems that the Sears reputation for standing by their products and service is
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