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Tech Execs Took Tumblr-Style Selfies Before They Were Cool

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#GPOY (Photo: some genius at Digiday) Time for a little trip down memory lane! Digiday asked several ad-tech execs for high school snapshots, and Tumblr revenue consultant Rick Webb really delivered. He turned over this amazing proto-selfie, which wouldn't look out of place on your Dashboard today. Mr. Webb admitted to...
Tech Execs Took Tumblr-Style Selfies Before They Were Cool
MacAdvocate CD-ROM is a time capsule of Apple propaganda

Memory Lane: Watch The Moment In 2008 When Yammer Launched As A Standalone Business

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Like so many things that go on to have bit success, Yammer, the enterprise social networking company that was just officially acquired by Microsoft for a cool $1.2 billion, had an inauspicious start. At first, actually, Yammer was not intended to be a company at all. It was built as...
Memory Lane: Watch The Moment In 2008 When Yammer Launched As A Standalone Business

10 years of Linkedin homepage design boiled down to 11 slides

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LinkedIn is officially ten years old and much has changed to shape the way we network. One of the most notable things its 225 million members will probably find interesting is the ever-changing design of the LinkedIn homepage. Deep Nishar, the company’s Senior Vice President of Products and User Experience, published...
10 years of Linkedin homepage design boiled down to 11 slides
Foursquare evokes location nostalgia with new history page

RIP @Bill_Nye_Tho: Creator of Twitter's Favorite Parody Account Says He's Done

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Mr. Gardner (Photo: Twitter) When word broke yesterday that Twitter had suspended @bill_nye_tho, a hilarious account parodying every 90′s kid’s favorite scientist Bill Nye the Science Guy, Twitter users erupted with a mix of outrage and despair. Someone even created a petition to help save @bill_nye_tho. But the mastermind behind...
RIP @Bill_Nye_Tho: Creator of Twitter's Favorite Parody Account Says He's Done
Snapjoy Launches Its iOS App So You Can View Every Photo That You've Ever Taken

Pogs, Tamagotchis and Lunchables: New Microsoft IE ad takes a trip down memory lane

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Oh, man. My 22-year-old self just watched the new Microsoft advertisement above and the nostalgia is flowing like a Capri Sun. Everything kids in the 90s grew up with — The Oregon Trail, Hungry Hungry Hippos, Super Soakers — are all featured in a clever new advertisement that hopes convince...
Pogs, Tamagotchis and Lunchables: New Microsoft IE ad takes a trip down memory lane

Instagram Update Adds Photo Maps, Faster Browsing

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Instagram rolled out a new version of its mobile photo-sharing app today that will make it even easier for its users to stroll down memory lane. Included in Instagram 3.0 is a feature called Photo Map, which displays geotagged photos by location on a map. (Geotagging is an optional feature...
Instagram Update Adds Photo Maps, Faster Browsing

Microsoft tries to woo people who grew up in the '90s back to Internet Explorer (video)

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With Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox as the browser of choice for many around the world, Microsoft will have to get creative to bring back people who left Internet Explorer out of frustration. The company is doing just that with a new ad that tries to attract people who...
Microsoft tries to woo people who grew up in the '90s back to Internet Explorer (video)

Take a scroll down Twitter memory lane

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In my day, Twitter didn’t have all of the fancy pants stuff that it has today. We had a timeline and we had to actually refresh the page ourselves to see new tweets. Crazy, right? Thanks to a tip from Favstar creator, Tim Haines, there’s a way to take a...
Take a scroll down Twitter memory lane

At last! Twitter search results are finally starting to show tweets older than a week

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Twitter has announced that it is rolling out an update for its mobile apps and website. In the coming days, users can now find older tweets using the search feature. Previously, the site only allowed users to search for tweets that were up to a week old. With a broader...
At last! Twitter search results are finally starting to show tweets older than a week

Geek Chic: From bullied to fashion icons

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Black-rimmed square glasses, printed t-shirts, utility trousers, short sleeve shirts with a pocket and strange techy accessories used to be the essential items in a geek’s wardrobe. Wearing these made you stand out and probably made you a bit less popular than the other kids at school. But in past few...
Geek Chic: From bullied to fashion icons

Here’s what your Google+ posts would look like in Facebook’s Timeline view

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Facebook’s Timeline view is now available for everyone, including brands. We’ve gotten used to viewing our friends’ information in the view, and it’s actually quite handy. Being able to travel back in time to see what someone was up to a few years ago is a great way to display...
Here’s what your Google+ posts would look like in Facebook’s Timeline view
What Can You Search For On Facebook Graph Search?

It's looking grim for RIM

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Place your bets on the BlackBerry's survival, get alerts when you're in the danger zone, and take a romp down memory lane as the iPhone turns 5. [Read more]...
It's looking grim for RIM

Final Fantasy finds its groove with Theatrhythm

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Tapping out notes during battle mode is a heck of a lot more interesting than just choosing the "attack" option over and over again, like it most RPGs. Square Enix The general description of Theatrythm Final Fantasy sounds like a bad joke generated by some sort of random video...
Final Fantasy finds its groove with Theatrhythm

Now showing: Older Tweets in search results

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Yesterday, we updated our Android, iOS and mobile web apps to make it easier for you to find relevant content when you’re on the go. We also started to roll out an additional update on our mobile apps as well as on twitter.com: you'll now be able to find older...
Now showing: Older Tweets in search results
Apple Patents Intelligent Caller ID That Turns Inbound Communication Into A Contextual Trip Down Memory Lane

Review: Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition serves up the classic RPG better, and worse, than you remember

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Bioware made it big riding on the back of Baldur's Gate, and its success became the basis for add-ons, sequels and spin-offs that established Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk as legends in the gaming industry. A mix of undiluted 2nd edition D&D rules along with party combat dynamics, well-paced...
Review: Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition serves up the classic RPG better, and worse, than you remember
As Windows 8 Nears Public Debut, Microsoft Ditches "Metro" Brand

The Future Of Microsoft Is Sunny With A Chance Of Thunderstorms

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The past few years haven’t been kind to Microsoft. (There’s no need to walk down memory lane. We all know what’s happened.) But somehow that’s all changed in the past few days. Surface and Windows Phone 8, along with Windows 8 and Xbox prove there’s still some fight left in...
The Future Of Microsoft Is Sunny With A Chance Of Thunderstorms

13 Cool Ways Brands Have Started To Use The Latest Social Media Craze, Vine

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Vine is a startup that was acquired by Twitter before it even launched. It's a mobile app that makes it easy to create and share animated GIFs. Since the acquisition was announced, a lot of people have started to play with the app, including a few big name brands and...
13 Cool Ways Brands Have Started To Use The Latest Social Media Craze, Vine

Behold! The Early-2000s iPad Prototype That Started It All

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Prototype 035: it sounds like a nail-biting action RPG but it’s actually one of the first iPad prototypes, built years before the iPhone, and laid by the wayside as Apple kept experimenting with new form factors. The iPad in question, according to a great bit of digging by NetworkWorld, is...
Behold! The Early-2000s iPad Prototype That Started It All
Watch this: a history of hip-hop sampling video games
'You Chose Wrong' is an homage to the tragic missteps of 'Choose Your Own Adventure' stories

Thanks Google, It Only Took You Six Years

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Today’s launch of Google Drive, official at last, is kind of a relief. Internet rumors and reports have seen the industry discussing the possibility of a consumer-facing cloud storage service called “GDrive,” since as far back as 2006. Of course, then, the product in development was an internal-only tool used...
Thanks Google, It Only Took You Six Years

MESSAGE ON THE WALL: Private Facebook Messages Are Popping Up on Your Timeline

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WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON, MAN? (Photo: Tech Globex) Facebook users in the U.S. and European Union have begun reporting old private messages visible on their timelines. According to TechCrunch and multiple French publications, the newest messages are three years old and tagged as having been “Posted by friends.”...
MESSAGE ON THE WALL: Private Facebook Messages Are Popping Up on Your Timeline
Hit app schoolFeed get snapped up by Classmates.com conglomerate
Find your 'Golden Tweet' and everything else of significance you Tweeted this year
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