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Code.org: Inspiring a Movement

It’s now 2014. 2013 went so quickly – but with one constant: our dependence on tech is only growing. We use mobile more and more for our go-to browsing and social needs. Time for a prediction, albeit an incredibly obvious one: this trend isn’t going away. This means that job opportunities in the field are [...]

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A Pin on the Page is Worth a Gift Under the Tree

Pinners, rejoice! Not only can a pin drive sales (an average of 78 cents per pin!) but can also drive pageviews. A good pin will have longevity thanks to the layout of the site – rather than the waterfall view of the Facebook or Twitter feed, the Pinterest platform allows users to navigate the site [...]

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Kids Can Code

What happens when you teach kids new skills? More often than not they’ll surprise you. We oftentimes don’t give young people enough credit. Take NYC Generation Tech’s Demo Night, for example. On a crisp night in late September 2013, over 40 students from New York schools showed off mobile apps they’d developed over an 11 [...]

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Bit.ly’s Real-Time Media Map: How Do Your Favorite Outlets Rank?

There’s been a lot of news lately: Syria, government shutdowns, Mily Cyrus’s incessant twerking…the list goes on. People can consume news via various online, radio, and printed news outlets like CNN, The Huffington Post, and Slate. Bit.ly, the handy-dandy little link shortener, has created and released a real-time media map so anyone can see what [...]

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Tweet Tweet says the Blue Bird

Twitter turns seven this year – if it were a dog, it’d be 49; if it were a person, it’d be a second-grader. But it’s neither of those things – it’s Twitter, that hashtagging blue bird that’s got everyone talking – in 14o characters or fewer. In some ways, it seems like it’s been around [...]

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The “Budget” iPhone: The 5c Conundrum

People lined up last week for a chance to be one of the first owners of the new iPhone 5. Queues outside buildings resembled lines at Disneyland, and people were probably just as excited to get their hands on a sleek new iPhone as they are to get on the Matterhorn (or to wear one [...]

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Introducing the Video Contest App for Facebook Pages

After the release of our Photo Contest App there have been a lot of requests for a similar app, but centered around Videos…well the wait is over! We are proud to introduce our Video Contest App available now to make your Fan Page really shine. This powerful new app enables Fan Page admins to quickly [...]

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What’s Giving Crowdfunding Its Kick?

Lately everyone seems to be donating – their money, their time, their good thoughts. It’s awesome. We love to see charity happen in any capacity. The internet only makes it easier with the vast array of fundraising websites out there. The concept of crowdfunding is becoming somewhat of a technological phenomenon. It’s more visible now [...]

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Faster than an Internet Minute

Remember that line from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off? You know, the one that goes “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it?” This is now true more than ever. The world is changing, and with it, the way we ingest information is evolving. We take [...]

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