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Driving Online Action with Social Media Graphics

Last week I hosted a Google Hangout with Kevin Call from Everytown for Gun Safety to discuss these little things called "social graphics" — visually impactful static and animated content designed specifically for social media.

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EchoDitto's Back At South By Southwest

I feel a little sheepish for not mentioning it here earlier, but I'd encourage anyone who's interested to come over to sxsw.echoditto.com to read about the things that I and the rest of the EchoDitto SXSW crew have been up to in Austin for the past 24 hours

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No Citizen Journalism, Please. We're French

Imagine this. You're standing, waiting for a bus when you hear a commotion; screaming, yelling, gunshots, etc. You turn around and witness someone being dragged in to a van-- kicking and screaming -- by several armed, hooded individuals.

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SXSW Interactive: Create Our Schedule

This Friday, I will be flying south to sunny and warm Austin TX, for the SXSW Interactive Festival (SXSWi), accompanied by 4 Dittos and friends.

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Spelling Bee

According to a recent blog post by Bill Tancer, General Manager of Global Research at Hitwise, the third most popular political candidate search term (as of February 3) was "hilary clinton." Yes, that'

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Juiced about Joost

A few months back I heard about The Venice Project, one more video player in the ever-growing field of video players. I’m always curious to hea

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Useful Widgets

Being the early-adopting nerd that I am, I've gone through my share of widgets. I've tinkered with every site- and PC-based widget engine from Konfabulator to Yahoo Widgets to Google Desktop.

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YouTube is pulling the plug too early

YouTube didn’t make any friends this week when it suspended countless accounts because users had links to content owned by CBS or its parent Vi

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Reinventing an Industry

I read an article today, pertaining to the evolution of the gaming industry.

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Sweet Home New York

New York City is a BIG place.

Chicago, not so much. But I still miss it.

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Google does VoIP

Google just started offering a free "click-to-connect" service that allows you to phone anyone with a listed phone number in Google Local. I think this is a pretty big deal :

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