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5 Website Trends Businesses Need to Adopt for 2018

By | Oct 12, 2017 at 8:30 am

It may seem redundant to point out the rate at which the internet is evolving. As technology continues to progress, so does the need for website owners to keep up with the trends. Due to the turbulence experienced in the vastness of cyberspace, it’s…

Politics/Government

How Major Tech Companies Are Standing Up for Net Neutrality

By | Jul 12, 2017 at 11:30 am

Simply put, net neutrality is good. It allows for free, un-throttled use of the internet across the board, while preventing internet service providers from creating paid fast lanes for specific content. It helps new companies compete with the big dogs and makes small startups…

Gear & Gadgets

Behold, The World’s First Self-Driving Potato

By | Jun 22, 2017 at 3:50 pm

The future is here and it will be filled with self-driving potatoes. This week redditor Marek Baczynski unveiled how he invented the very first self-driving potato. The self-driving potato uses the energy it produces by collecting it with an energy-harvesting chip, which is then…

Politics/Government

Tech Giants Rally the Internet to Save Net Neutrality on July 12

By | Jun 6, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Despite claims that erasing the laws protecting net neutrality will be good for business, every notable mind in the tech community has spoken out, in one way or another, to oppose those trying to do so. Well now, they’ve taken things a step forward, by…

Infographics / Images

The 100 Most Visited Websites in the US [Infographic]

By | Mar 28, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Despite the world going mobile, laptops and desktops still account for a significant portion of the online world. In fact, there are currently more than one billion live websites in the world, with more being added literally every second. Sure, most people don’t use a…

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Social Media

Reddit Tests New Profiles, Sets Potential For Personal Followers

By | Mar 22, 2017 at 11:20 am

Over the past few years, Reddit has seen quite a bit of change both internal and external. From leadership shake ups, to breaking away from Advance Publications (still the largest shareholder), and raising a $50 million round led by celebrities like Snoop Dogg, the…

Product Launch

How Reddit’s Latest Advertising Plan Will Push the Platform Forward

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 3:33 pm

When it comes to finding the best way to make online platforms profitable, many companies are still figuring out a magic formula. But with digital media reshaping how we’re able to use these tools to improve how we create content for consumers and ensure…

Marketing & Social Media

The Top 10 Emotions Found in the Most Shareable Images

By | Jul 20, 2016 at 4:06 pm

Viral content on the internet can translate into a strong brand, and that can translate into an amazing business in 2016… just ask Dollar Shave Club, which should really just be renamed the Billion Dollar Shave Club at this point. So, how do you…

Opinion/Analysis

Facebook’s Video Strategy: Give Brands FOMO

By | Jul 20, 2016 at 9:55 am

Facebook has been paying certain high-profile brands, publishers, celebrities, and even independent vloggers to use its Facebook Live feature. According to a recent report from the Wall Street Journal, Facebook is paying “nearly two dozen YouTube creators, Vine stars and internet personalities” a total…

Opinion/Analysis

How Publishers Can Escape the Facebook Trap: Diversify

By | Jul 7, 2016 at 11:00 am

As USA Today columnist Michael Wolff wrote recently, Facebook and the media’s interests have diverged. And by the time a USE Today columnist has written about it, you know everyone else has, too. You’ve heard the news, no doubt shared by a friend or family…

News

Reddit CTO Says Boring Tech Is Crucial for Building Startups

By | May 31, 2016 at 6:00 pm

When it comes to building startups, there are a variety of avenues to take in order to reach success. And while the road to your brand of success could differ depending on what industry you’re breaking into, having a roadmap to success could also…

Opinion/Analysis

The Conflicting Cost of Rejecting Ad Revenue

By | May 9, 2016 at 4:00 pm

As many sites scramble to find alternatives for income after ad revenue begins to falter, one direction may be drawing readers away from popular content sites. In a thread posted late Sunday, Reddit may be considering banning certain sites entirely. Forbes and Wired were…

Tips & How To’s

The Number 1 Mistake to Avoid as a New Entrepreneur

By | Apr 19, 2016 at 4:18 pm

Diving headfirst into the world of entrepreneurship can be exciting, yet intimidating. There’s so much to tackle, even before you have your first big idea. But while there are many ways to tackle entrepreneurship, there’s one critical skill you have to get a grip…

Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Week: Reddit, Disney Crossy Road, and More

By | Apr 11, 2016 at 6:12 pm

After an intensive week (or weekend) of too much screen time – or the opposite, no screen time – it feels good to pick up the iPhone and start or join a conversation, or just do something I always prefer to do: play games….

News

Reddit Announces Updates to Combat Harassment, Trolling

By | Apr 6, 2016 at 6:49 pm

In an announcement that has been met with surprisingly positive feedback, Reddit is moving towards making the site more user-friendly and is adding features to aid with combatting trolling and harassment. These changes were announced by Reddit cofounder Christopher Slowe this morning. He acknowledged…

Opinion/Analysis

What Is the Best Social Media Platform for Driving Traffic?

By | Feb 13, 2016 at 9:00 pm

There almost too many social media accounts to count at this point.  Everyone that has taken at least a vague interest in putting their business out to the public has jumped onto Facebook. Whether you do Facebook ads or just use Web or foot…

Software

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OptiKey Brings Affordable Eye Tracking to People With Neurological Disorders

By | Oct 26, 2015 at 10:00 am

In an age where we have people such as Martin Shkreli taking home the title of most hated man in America for price gouging on a previously affordable pill, other organizations are taking note and fighting back. High costs and medical coverage regularly go…