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Share to the World through Instagram

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Social networking sites have come a long way and have been a good partner for many to help them kill boredom. However, it is not only used for killing boredom but it is also used to help promote or introduce something such as, business, events, activities, occasions, etc. This is why it is one of the best platforms to convey your message not only locally but you have the option to share it internationally. One of the widely used and one of the most effective social networking applications today is Instagram. People love it because its ability to share day to day activities or simply anything is easy through this app. Recently, it introduced its new feature which is the option to video. It is one of the best things that they have discovered as people loves to share things even in video form. This is also a chance to make a viral video for businesses.

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Written by Asia

July 6th, 2013 at 6:29 am

Two Important Factors of a Website

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The web is one of the most used mediums used to gather information or introduce a product or service online. Whatever and however you define the web, it will always be a good source of information.

Moreover, there is another important platform in the web today, which is known as the website. The website is a well-known platform used to promote content, products and services. Although, there are two basic but important things to consider if you want to have your own website. These are the design and the content. Initially, when visiting a site, the design is what most people look at. This is why it is vital, the saying first impression lasts is applicable to the web design. However, there are site visitors who are after the content of the site. Which is why a constant update on the website’s content is a must. These are just few but helpful tips about website.

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Written by Asia

May 7th, 2013 at 1:28 am

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Tumblr’s Where My People At

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small_433795627Tumblr has become the refuge for fun, fandom-loving crazy-good types on the Internet, and it’s a place where people are free to be who they are. It’s a place where gender and sexuality is accepted, protected, and celebrated, fandoms are respected, social justice is fiercely upheld, and insane humor is cultivated and allowed to thrive – like kudzu, yes, but we kinda like it that way.

Tumblr is made up by users all over the world who are open and honest about the things their into – fitness enthusiasts, TV show fandoms, artists, lifestylers and scenesters, crafters, DIYers, scholars, activists, film-makers, independent start-ups – the list goes on and on. There are tumblogs dedicated to a certain aesthetic, or TV show, or music or band. There are tumblogs that even answer other users’ questions as particular characters (MLP:FiM’s Pinkie Pie, Steam Powered Giraffe’s song characters, and Gravity Falls’ Dipper and Mabel are just a few.)

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Written by Jonette

April 22nd, 2013 at 11:08 am

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Get Fit! Get Strong! Get Social!

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At one point or another, every person on the planet has at least thought once about their fitness level. medium_2212219500Whether it be for vanity, for health, or for goal-setting, people the world over have made some effort in their lives to get back to exercising. That’s why we now have quite the lucrative market of gym memberships, exercise machines, exercise apparel, and more. Fitness and well-being have transformed from becoming simply an activity to a lifestyle choice, and people who actively get out there have become to be viewed as the elite from afar.

If you have a difficult time being consistent with your exercise regimen, and if you find it disheartening to keep at it when it seems the results haven’t been visible at all, Fitoracy might be just the app for you. It’s essentially a form of mobile phone social media with a
Fitness twist. Once you join, you’re encouraged to choose what type of exercise to target what fitness aspect you’d like to do today, and you can track your development as you go. It also issues challenges to you as often as you’d like, and you gain access to both knowledge and motivation from millions of users the world over.

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Written by Jonette

February 25th, 2013 at 3:39 pm

Instagram Alternatives

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After their Terms-Of-Service stunt last year, a number of people have sworn off Instagram for good. However, those filters and effects are habits that are certainly hard to quit, and have left people either having withdrawal symptoms, or have sent them crawling back to Instagram. What to do?

Here are some alternatives you can try out and decide for yourself if they sate your filter hunger.

The biggest contender for the top spot is Flickr. As we mentioned in the previous post, it now accepts users with open arms and has its own share of scrumptious filters to offer. You can also try BeFunky, another photo-editing app that gives a lot of choices within their choices of looks. Last but not least is Pixlr-o-matic, with an easy-to use interface with filters, photo accessories, and frames to choose from. They all make photo-sharing a cinch – with just a few clicks of your mouse or a few touches on your smartphone, you’ve instantly made a filterific picture you can share with your friends.

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Written by Jonette

January 28th, 2013 at 2:22 pm

Goodbye, Instagram?

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small__7622879648By January 16, millions of users all over the world will most likely be kissing Instagram goodbye and deleting their accounts – for good.

Ever since Facebook bought Instagram for a whopping billion dollars, the move has alarmed users, and have made them wait with baited breath for the next move. The next move in question has indeed happened: the photo-editing and uploading app has changed its user and privacy policy early December, and has shocked Instagramers everywhere.

According to their first-released statement, users who have agreed to Instagram’s new terms and conditions will be giving Instagram permission to sell their photos to any company and used in advertisements. This may not be a big deal to majority of Instagrammers who most take pictures of food, landscapes, and silly faces set to artsy filters, but this is a matter of great concern to people who make living off their images, like, say, bloggers and photographers. Even Mark Zuckerberg’s own wedding photographer wouldn’t have any of it.

Since the uproar, Instagram has issued a follow-up note and promises to reword its terms. However, many users – including National Geographic, no less – are still suspicious and suspending their use of the web app until further notice.

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Written by Jonette

December 30th, 2012 at 4:51 am

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New tools for Snap Fitness

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Another company, this time a fitness company, has decided to take advantage of the latest technology to market their services. The Snap Fitness Inc. has recently announced plans to launch a new online tool for members of its gyms. This large and still growing chain of 24-hour fitness gyms (based in Chanhassen) has formed partnerships with nutritional supplement company Bioceutica (based in Newbury, Mass.-), Health Solutions – a health care assessment firm based in Wisconsin, and HyperStrike , a California fitness firm. to create a Web site for customers to customize their workout schedule. The new tool will enable customers to design a personalized fitness plan complete with designed customized workouts and nutritional assessments. And all these with the help of wellness coaches.

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Written by Faye

December 5th, 2012 at 4:20 am

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New Free Photo Editing Web Apps!

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Picnik, that adorably delightful web photo editing application loved by near and far, has finally folded its chequered blanket, packed its basket, and closed site. Its development team has moved on to better and bigger things, and we wish them all the best in their endeavours. Alas, where does that leave the rest of us mere mortals who must rely on free web apps to funkify our photos?

We’d like to present you with two new options to whet your photo editing appetites. Ladies and gents, meet PicMonkey and BeFunky.

PicMonkey is a great app for a number of reasons. It its editing options in large, conceptual labels. It also gives you the option of arranging your photos in collages of different styles. PicMonkey also releases new fun overlays, treatments, and font for each new holiday season.

BeFunky, on the other hand, has an overwhelming amount of photo editing options. The options themselves have options! Choose from at least two different styles for both Effects and Artsy Treatments. BeFunky is also available at the AppStore, so you can funkify your photos on the go!

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Written by Jonette

November 28th, 2012 at 5:54 am

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Easy File Sharing Web Server

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File sharing is easy with Easy File Sharing Web Server. This is a software program that allows user to share files online with friends and co-workers with the use of web browsers such as IE, Netscape and Mozilla. The program also enables users to search files from either party’s computers and download them as well. A Bulletin board system is included for easy communication. The program supports SSL encryption for protection against site spoofing and data corruption. Easy File Sharing Web Server enables easy organization and management of files for web site administrators who work remotely.

Written by Faye

October 29th, 2012 at 5:31 am

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Opinsy

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There are so many sites all over the internet, there really is no keeping count. A recently launched website gaining slow popularity is Opinsy (www.opinsy.com) What makes this site different from the rest is that it is a platform to help you express your opinions. This is how it works, You sign up and create your own account. Once this is done, you need to confirm your email to verify your account. This now allows you to participate in all of the good stuff.

You can either post what you believe in/ your opinion and let other people vote if they agree or disagree, or you can start taking different polls and cast your vote. There are different categories, making this website pretty much for everybody. You can give opinions on Politics, Arts, Entertainment, Computer, Religion, Health, Recreation, Science, Sports and Weather. It can also be linked to your Facebook and Twitter account so that your friends are updated with your opinions!

Written by Kitch

October 23rd, 2012 at 11:51 am

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