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How Do I Find My Facebook ID?

Facebook is really easy to use.  That is, until you get into the developer tools.  I find these tools to be incredibly confusing and poorly linked to each other. So, the other day I needed to find my Facebook ID for an application that I was working on.  And I realized, I had no idea […]

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Pinterest Review and How To

Pinterest is one of my new favorite social services on the web. Many people still aren’t familiar with Pinterest. Others can’t imagine why anyone would want to use it. After reading this post, you hopefully won’t fall into either category. So…what is Pinterest? Pinterest describes itself in this way: Pinterest is a virtual pinboard. Pinterest […]

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Facebook Live Stream from f8

Watch live streaming video from f8live at livestream.com Facebook has come out with loads of new features lately, but we can expect some major new announcements from this live event…

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Image Uploading Comes to Twitter (…finally)

Twitter has launched its own photo sharing utility.  I recently logged into my Twitter account and was faced with this helpful little window: If you see a similar pop-up, you can click the “Learn More” link, which takes you here to learn more about the service. In the documentation, they do say that some of […]

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Why I Switched to Livefyre from Disqus

Tweet   One of my recent posts was a comparison of Disqus vs Livefyre vs Intensedebate commenting systems.  My conclusion at the time of writing was that I was going to stick with Disqus, at least for the time being.  Anyone with any degree of observation skills, though, would see that I’ve since switched to […]

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Disqus Adds @Mentions to Its Commenting System

Today Disqus added some super-sweet new functionality to their commenting system.  You now have the ability to @mention people within your comments, and suck them into your conversations. Basically, there’s this product called Twitter (you may have heard of it) that started this whole @mention thing.  If you are talking about someone on Twitter, and […]

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Commenting Systems: Why Every Blog Should Have (A Better) One

Comments. Every blogger loves them. They show that people are actually reading what we write, help enhance the conversation, point out when we’re wrong…but are your comments really important enough to use a different system than the default? I mean…doesn’t every blog out there come with a built in system for commenting? Yes, but not […]

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How to Embed and Resize YouTube Video

Everybody’s doing it. You see YouTube videos embedded all over the place. But how is it that people are getting the videos from our beloved YouTube site to their own websites? You’ll be please to find out that it’s not nearly as complicated as you might have thought. Step 1: Find the Embed Button The […]

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“Hack” Your Facebook Albums

In this post, I’m going to show you how I “hacked” my photo album to get the following result. See it on Facebook here, or check out the screenshot: It’s actually not hard at all with the Photoshop template, so if you’re ready go ahead and download it now… Download the .psd template file to […]

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“Hack” Your Facebook Profile Picture

You’ve seen it before: people doing weird things with their profile picture to make it bigger, blend into the background, or really anything else that will make them stand out from the crowd. We’ve seen people hanging off things, climbing, falling, or doing pretty much anything else that you can do in a small amount […]

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