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The Tech Exec Cover Bands Of Silicon Valley

The dual lives of the Bay Area’s elite. Facebook: Coverflow Facebook: RainbowPartyLive Facebook: Coverflow   When Silicon Valley’s biggest tech executives and investors aren’t #disrupting, they like to have themselves a little fun. Some people like to read a book or play some pickup basketball to burn off steam. Members of the Bay Area’s elite …

50 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed

Has your love of Mashable‘s newest channel Watercooler turned into a full-blown addiction? You’re not alone, and you don’t need help. It’s perfectly healthy to be obsessed with Nyan Cat, stripper parody videos and Pee-wee Herman dubs — at least, that’s what we keep telling ourselves. There is, however, one possible side effect: In the …

37 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed

Being an American can get distracting. Making fun of absurd American traditions? Even more so. Whether you were basking in the red, white and blue stateside or laughing from afar at such age old traditions as Joey Chestnut’s hot dog conquest, you might have missed a couple of this week’s Mashable features. And that, my …

5 Tech Tools Making Classrooms Better

Online education made it possible for people to continue studies while juggling jobs, parenthood and other responsibilities that formerly inhibited the learning process. Teachers are integrating tools like the cloud and social media to provide a better learning experience for students. Platforms like Facebook and Tumblr are used heavily every day. But adding another platform …

Facebook Likes Could Lead to Jail Time Under New Philippine Law

Internet users are up in arms in the Philippines over a new law that could land them in jail for engaging in “malicious” online activity. The Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012, which takes effect Wednesday, criminalizes identity theft, hacking, spamming, online trafficking and file-sharing. However, a couple of controversial provisions changed  what could have been …

The Teacher’s Guide to Facebook

Facebook is the world’s largest social network, reaching 1 billion active users at the beginning of October. People across the globe use Facebook to connect with old friends, share news about their lives and even to maximize their brand’s social reach. In its Statement of Rights and Responsibilities, Facebook lists a minimum age requirement of …

Twitter Can’t Just Ape Instagram and Win

By Instagram’s count, I have 314 photos. It’s a number that represents, while not an obsession, a clear devotion to the image sharing platform I’ve been using since early 2011. There are, by parent company Facebook’s count, 100 million people just like me, who have adopted Instagram’s collection of classic and artistic photo filters to …

A Blogger Discovered The Selfie She Took At The Hair Salon Was Turned Into A Viral Anti-Obamacare Meme

Now she’s desperately trying to get the photo taken down. What makes it even worse, she says, is that she signed up for health insurance via the Affordable Care Act and loves it. UPDATE — 7:51 p.m.: One of the pages, Right Wing News, has removed the image. View this image › heleneinbetween.com Helene Sula …
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