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Friday 5 – 06.28.2013

Every Friday, find five quick links about compelling technologies, emerging trends, and interesting ideas. Source: the internet. Is the 800 million dollar valuation of Snapchat the sign of the bubble poised to burst or a smart bet on the need for ephemeral content in an always-on world? Here’s an interesting read on the valuation and the parallels with Instagram, including shared …

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Friday 5 – 06.21.2013

Every Friday, find five quick links about compelling technologies, emerging trends, and interesting ideas. Source: the internet. Facebook, as widely predicted, rolled out a comprehensive Instagram video offering. Instagram opted for a 15-second format — practically longform compared to the mere 6-second Vine. Will 13 filters, editing capability, and a stabilization feature topple Vine? Twitter purchased Boston-area Spindle. The mobile-only discovery app …

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Friday 5 – 06.14.2013

Every Friday, find five quick links about compelling technologies, emerging trends, and interesting ideas. Source: the internet. Twitter quietly opened its analytics platform for general use. Now even small publishers can view and track follows, unfollows, and clicks to gauge performance of an account, and even download a CSV. Facebook embraced the hashtag. This development has been greeted by many as …

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Friday 5 – 06.07.2013

Every Friday, find five quick links about compelling technologies, emerging trends, and interesting ideas. Source: the internet. Despite the oft-declared demise of RSS, many recoiled at the announcement of a Google Reader shutdown in July. Feedly, Pulse, and others have picked up migrating users, but Digg has an upcoming launch of a social news site / RSS reader said to be …

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Friday 5 – 05.31.2013

Every Friday, find five quick links about compelling technologies, emerging trends, and interesting ideas. Source: the internet. If you click one link this week, let it be the Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends slides. It’s a terrific state of the internet summary, with insights into mobile upside (still!), wearables, and the hockeystick rise of digital, tagged content like photos, video, sound, and data. Security’s …

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Friday 5 – 05.24.2013

Every Friday, find five quick links about compelling technologies, emerging trends, and interesting ideas. Source: the internet. There’s a new Pew Internet/Berkman Center report on teens and privacy. The report confirms that sharing on social is up overall; more teens are on Twitter; and enthusiasm for Facebook and its drama may be waning.  Those mobile-savvy teens eschewing Facebook in favor of Tumblr …

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Friday 5 – 05.17.2013

Every Friday, find five quick links about compelling technologies, emerging trends, and interesting ideas. Source: the internet. Google celebrated I/O by dialing up the design, it seems. There are some sexy, new fast actions in Gmail and a flat, card-based Google+ re-launch that shows they’ve been doing plenty of pinning over in Mountain View. David Carr on Snooping and the News …

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