To Hate Or Not To Hate – That’s The Facebook App Question

By Dan Lavie / November 29, 2013

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) recently launched a new app: “Hate with Friends”. It allows Facebook users to “hate” their friends instead of removing them as a friend (in other words: to “unfriend” them).  Once you as a Facebook user dislike one of your friends, you can hate that friend via the app. Once your friend hates you back, it shows on both your Facebook accounts. By adding the app via the “Hate with Friends” website, you can build your very own hate…

Google’s Clever Ploy – The Mystery of the Two Barges

By Dan Lavie / November 17, 2013

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) is one of the largest data users in the world. It created a viral storm when news broke that the search giant was rumored to build a floating data center on a barge in the San Francisco Bay. A similar structure was recently constructed on a barge in Portland barge. Both barges are registered to the By And Large LCC shell company. It was pointed out that the structures would be consistent with Google’s patent for building offshore…

Tweet Genie – A New Tweet Analysis Tool for Marketers

By Dan Lavie / November 13, 2013

Tweets are supposed to reveal your age – at least that’s the assumption of the latest Twitter tool Tweetgenie.nl. This Dutch app invites you to enter your Twitter-name on Tweetgenie.nl. Computers at the Meertens Institute (a research center for language and culture) and the University of Twente will start calculating. Your last 200 tweets are benchmarked against a database with keywords related to youngsters, the elderly, men and women. Tweetgenie.nl is part of his research at the University of Twente.…

Bags Made From Conveyor Belts – The Green and Fashionable Way To Travel

By Dan Lavie / November 7, 2013

Going green is the way to go. We are all environmental conscious. But we still want items we use to be easy to use and aesthetic. The Dutch company Kazoo came up with a way to produce bags from industrial recycled material that have an upscale look. If you look at a Kazmok bag, you would never guess that it’s made from e.g., a rubbery conveyor belt. Kazmok’s product range includes briefcases, shopper bags, trolley bags for travel, and accessories…

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