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Linked – Teens have trouble telling between Google ads and search links

This isn’t a good thing, at all. I don’t think it’s just teens either. Advertising has become so prevalent on the web, and so embedded, that the difference between actual “news” and an ad is pretty blurred. That means that savvy marketers could influence public opinion with stories that seem to be news, but truly…

Linked – Why Twitter Killed the Twitter Share Button
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Linked – Why Twitter Killed the Twitter Share Button

“I don’t think Twitter can convince bloggers to pay for sharing data directly. But what if Twitter announces – and I’m telling you right now to expect this – that sharing counts are only available on the Twitter Analytics dashboard? In truth, the data available there is already pretty sweet, and if Twitter put sharing…

Linked – It’s time to secure your Amazon account with two-factor authentication
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Linked – It’s time to secure your Amazon account with two-factor authentication

Yes, you should probably do this. If you’ve stored a credit card with Amazon, now that they are supporting two factor authentication, you need to enable it. Just follow the directions in the link below to have Amazon verify your login with a text message to your phone. I will be! It’s time to secure…

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Linked – Google refuses to give up, relaunches Google+

They keep tying to make Google Plus relevant, but it just keeps missing the mark. It’s tough to get people to move from networks they’ve already come to depend on that have the people they want to communicate with on them already. By focusing on collections and communities, Google seems to be moving away from…

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Linked – Child abuse image hash list shared with major web firms

“The 19,000 hashes have been “given to five global internet companies [Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo], who had volunteered to conduct a robust test on the list through their systems during the implementation period.” The hashes, created during the implementation stage, were sourced from images forensically captured on the Home Office Child Abuse Image…

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Linked – Why lack of communication has become the number one reason people quit

“A 2014 survey from About.com found the top three reasons why people do not like their jobs — accounting for 62 percent of responses — were communication related. The biggest issue, a lack of direction from management, was followed by poor communication overall, and constant change that is not well communicated. Under-communication, lack of communication,…