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Love and other animals

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The whiptail lizard has found a novel way to cope with lonelinessFor the female whiptail lizard, finding a mate can be impossible. Though she has all the right skills and equipment for a successful courtship – head bobs, mouth displays, attractive colouring – they do her little good. She tastes...
Love and other animals
Highlight Needs To Let You Switch Off ‘Friend Of Friend’ Notifications Before Austin

'When You Supervise a Woman': The 1940s Instructional Manual

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Congratulations, old chap! You've done the deed: You've gone and hired women to work on your factory floor! Very progressive of you, sir! But ... now what?  The blog Retronaut has unearthed a booklet, created by RCA in the 1940s, intended to inform male bosses about the best ways to supervise...
'When You Supervise a Woman': The 1940s Instructional Manual

Facebook Unveils First Non-Social Mobile Ad Unit, Allowing Developers To Buy Clicks To App Stores

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Until now, every Facebook mobile ad had to be triggered by you or a friend’s activity, but today Facebook begins beta testing a new ad unit letting any developer buy mobile news feed ads that open Android and iOS App Store purchases pages when clicked. They’re designed to help developers...
Facebook Unveils First Non-Social Mobile Ad Unit, Allowing Developers To Buy Clicks To App Stores

Manchester Evening News bars non-Facebook users from commenting online

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Manchester news website defends decision that has angered readers, saying it is necessary to protect its journalists and promote more civilised debateRevamping a news website is a pretty delicate balancing act (and one the Guardian knows all too well). How do you make sure you're at the cutting edge of...
Manchester Evening News bars non-Facebook users from commenting online
Study finds 85% of social gamers quit after their first day

American Idol March 9 Top 8 Females Perform

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American Idol March 9 Top 8 Females Perform

6 Young People Aged 17-28 Explain The Real Reason Facebook Had To Buy Instagram

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Ben Schachter at Macquarie has a fascinating research note out titled: Facebook's annoying features drive users to Instagram. He held a panel of 6 people aged 17-28 to track their social media behavior. What he found is a huge exodus of usage from Facebook to Instagram (which of course Facebook...
6 Young People Aged 17-28 Explain The Real Reason Facebook Had To Buy Instagram
Jawbone’s Big Jambox may be the only speaker you’ll ever need (review)

Adria Richards, PyCon, and How We All Lost

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Let me get two things out of the way: I believe the tech industry, of which I am a part, is rampantly sexist. It runs so deep and so organic to the industry that even men who would see it in other places don’t recognize it in our insulated world....
Adria Richards, PyCon, and How We All Lost

Emerging social network Pinterest driving big traffic to retailers (infographic)

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Emerging social network Pinterest, an addictive site that lets people spotlight products and items they like, is helping drive increasing amounts of traffic to retailers, according to a new infographic by Monetate. Pinterest, which attracted nearly 11 million unique visitors in mid-December, is now one of the top 10...
Emerging social network Pinterest driving big traffic to retailers (infographic)

Chatroulette Is 89 Percent Male, 47 Percent American, And 13 Percent Perverts

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This is a guest post by Robert J. Moore, the CEO and co-founder of RJMetrics, an on-demand database analytics and business intelligence startup. His last guest post was an analysis of Twitter user data. It’s no surprise that Chatroulette is the latest media darling. It has all the elements of...
Chatroulette Is 89 Percent Male, 47 Percent American, And 13 Percent Perverts
Face-Recognizing Billboard Only Displays Ad To Women

Whose Fault Is It That Only 10 Out Of 70 New Partners At Goldman Are Women?

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Yesterday, 70 hardworking and fortunate folks just got promoted to partner at Goldman Sachs. For anyone who works on Wall Street, that's pretty much as close as it gets to nirvana. So hats off to everyone on that list. But Christine Harper of Bloomberg just pointed out that only...
Whose Fault Is It That Only 10 Out Of 70 New Partners At Goldman Are Women?

Mashup mocks SXSWi's 'geo' obsession, gender imbalance

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Two Digg employees have built "Wheretheladies.at," a relatively simple map mashup that tries to figure out which South by Southwest venues are populated by the most females....
Mashup mocks SXSWi's 'geo' obsession, gender imbalance
Startups: Report: 1 in 5 Women Use Pinterest. So Where's the Money?

Why You’re A Startup Founder: Nature And Nurture

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Editor’s note: Pokin Yeung founded two startups, GeckoGo and Askomatics, and is currently blogging and helping out various other startups. Follow her on Twitter @pokin. Just over a month ago, a random conversation with another startup founder over lunch turned into a full-blown research project. “You and I are both first-born...
Why You’re A Startup Founder: Nature And Nurture

PlaySpan: U.S. Consumer Spending On Virtual Goods Grew To $2.3 Billion In 2011

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It’s not exactly a secret that gaming has found new life on the web, social and mobile platforms. Of course, with it, especially the rise in free-to-play gaming, developers need to find ways to monetize their apps, or their browser-based games. Beyond mobile or banner advertising, there is the option...
PlaySpan: U.S. Consumer Spending On Virtual Goods Grew To $2.3 Billion In 2011

Fisher-Price App Aims for Moms on Facebook

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Shared by sarahintampa I'm totally trying this. Targeting the many moms online, Mattel’s Fisher-Price is launching a Facebook app Thursday that allows mothers to be more selective in choosing which of their friends can see photos of their children. Fisher-Price’s new Facebook app Mothers who go online, particularly the influential...
Fisher-Price App Aims for Moms on Facebook

I do not understand this stat: females download twice as much mobile content as males. Why? http://bit.ly/bsYTuu

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I do not understand this stat: females download twice as much mobile content as males. Why? http://bit.ly/bsYTuu

Who’s Actually Using Chatroulette? [STUDY]

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Digital measurement firm comScore’s Andrew Lipsman blogged some stats about the Chatroulette pop culture phenomenon today. He shared details about the site’s sudden growth and its demographics.If you’ve used the random video chat site before, you’ve already figured this part out: Chatroulette is dominated by college-aged males. Male users...
Who’s Actually Using Chatroulette? [STUDY]

Bands A Make Her Dance . . . and Maybe Get The Game a Tax Deduction

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Drake’s off-site business retreat TMZ has written the only tax story you’ll ever need to read. Rappers like The Game, Jim Jones, Bizzy Bone, and Daz Dillinger tell the site that they plan on trying to deduct expenses on their income tax filings for making it rain at strip clubs....
Bands A Make Her Dance . . . and Maybe Get The Game a Tax Deduction

Google’s D.C. head talks up female leadership

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The growth of female political leaders has stalled, but women politicos are beginning to show up in a different place of power in Washington: as the leaders of high-tech lobbying operations. In one of her first public appearances as Google’s head of public policy, former Republican congresswoman Susan Molinari spoke...
Google’s D.C. head talks up female leadership

CrowdStar No Longer Developing Social Games for Facebook

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CrowdStar’s CEO Peter Relan said in an interview that the longtime social games maker is no longer developing for Facebook. Instead, the company is focused on building games for smartphones. “We are maintaining the old games, like Happy Aquarium, but we don’t build new Facebook PC games any more —...
CrowdStar No Longer Developing Social Games for Facebook
Think you’re unique? Let Yahoo’s data trove be the judge

RT @hunch: 51% of females like facial hair on men http://bit.ly/cZV9HK. There's an @Hunch topic for that: http://hunch.com/facial-hair/

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RT @hunch: 51% of females like facial hair on men http://bit.ly/cZV9HK. There's an @Hunch topic for that: http://hunch.com/facial-hair/

Facebook To Roll Out Email- and Phone Number-Based Ad Targeting Next Week

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Facebook will be launching new features next week that allow advertisers to target their ads to customers based on contact information that the advertiser has already collected. It’s a way for businesses to connect their Facebook ads with the customer lists they may have built up elsewhere. Inside Facebook first...
Facebook To Roll Out Email- and Phone Number-Based Ad Targeting Next Week

Tap That Picture, Bro: Here's Another Pinterest for Dudes

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“Pinterest for X” clones? Plenty of those. “Pinterest for Dudes” clones? Plenty of those, too. Still, here come John and Leo Resig, who would like you and your bros to click on Tapiture. It’s a picture site with the same kind of pictures — oftentimes, the very same pictures —...
Tap That Picture, Bro: Here's Another Pinterest for Dudes
A 9 Year Old Just Blew Past Her $829 Kickstarter Goal To Build Her Own Video Game

Naningans: Mobile app climbs from No. 253 to No. 5 in the Apple App Store in 10 days with Facebook mobile app install ads

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Facebook advertising company Naningans ran a Facebook mobile campaign for an ecommerce app developer during the holidays, moving the app’s rank in the Apple Store from the mid-200s to the top 10 in its category, with the use of Facebook’s mobile app install ads. Within a 10-day campaign period leading...
Naningans: Mobile app climbs from No. 253 to No. 5 in the Apple App Store in 10 days with Facebook mobile app install ads
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