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45 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed

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Has your passion for the Olympics thrown a wrench in your workflow? Join the club. Spreadsheets and deadlines versus gymnastics vaults and 100m ‘fly? There’s no contest. If for some crazy reason you do take a break from the Games — or your boss issues a city-wide kibosh — then spend some time checking out […]

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Chat Her Maybe? Carly Rae Jepsen Joins Facebook Chat

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Canadian pop star Carly Rae Jepsen and her management previously told Mashable they’re crazy in “love” with the countless “#Call Me Maybe” parodies, but on Saturday during a #Facebook #Live chat, she will reveal her overall reaction to the song’s covers, parodies and remixes. The chat begins at 1 p.m. ET — when she will […]

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12 Celebratory Photos From Mashable Readers

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Mashable Photo Challenge: Celebrate bowlinshoes “Livin’ In America” Da Ping Luo “Celebrating Pride this month – running down Fifth Avenue in NYC with @FRNY_News” Rachel McDermott “Fireworks over Lake Michigan after a bonfire on the beach” Matthew Dooley “Annual Holiday Party – celebrating every major U.S. holiday in one night.” Asbjørn Vestphal “In Denmark we […]

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Obama and Romney Break Email’s Golden Rules

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Amid all the hoopla around politicians using #social media platforms to engage voters, the Obama and Romney campaigns are still employing a stalwart communication tool: #email. The problem, however, is that both campaigns constantly break the golden rules of email, to the frustration of many. What’s This About? First, there are the subject lines, which […]

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Ustream and Video the Vote Encourage Voters to Film Election Day Injustice

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All you need is a smartphone and an eye for injustice to help protect democracy. Video the Vote is collaborating with #Ustream in a nationwide project aiming to get video documentation of any examples of voter suppression and disenfranchisement on Election Day 2012. Video the Vote formed in 2006 in response to what it calls […]

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40 Essential Mashable Stories You May Have Missed in 2012

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Now that the year is nearing a close, it’s an appropriate time to reflect on the prodigious growth of digital culture in 2012. #Social media is more popular than ever. Facebook has more than one billion users. The number of active smartphones also eclipsed one billion in 2012. The Internet is becoming so essential to […]

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Friendster Founder Launches News Service Based on Social Networks

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#Jonathan Abrams, founder of Friendster, credited as being the first social network to hit the Web in 2002, has released a new social-news service. Abrams’ new startup, called Nuzzel, aggregates news your friends have shared across social networks. It compiles them into categories, and an additional section called “news you may have missed.” The site […]

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Top Comments on Mashable This Week

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Top Comments 10/25/12 Apple Surprises With iPad 4 45% of #iPad owners were not pleased with the release of the iPad 4 this week, and one of them was our own Christina Warren. Her editorial attracted support, disagreement and fascinating commentary from readers. Marissa Mayer Makes First Yahoo Acquisition: Stamped Yahoo‘s Marissa Mayer has made […]

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10 Moments of Triumph Photographed by Our Readers

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#Mashable Photo Challenge: Triumph 1. Dan Taylor “Sprint to the Finish” 2. Lisa Rhodes Artist “Signing autographs, on my printed art work, for the rich and famous. My fifteen minutes of fame.” 3. Jonathan Nafarrete “Her saying ‘YES’ has been my nerve racking triumph!” 4. Kevin Foote Triumph — making it to the top of […]

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A Major Political Party Is Spamming Thousands On Twitter Before The Biggest Day Of Indian Elections

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The #BJP, the party likely to win the Indian elections, is #spamming everyone on #Twitter with pleas to vote for #Narendra Modi as the next prime minister. 1. If you tweeted the words “BJP,” &8220;Narendra Modi,&8221; &8220;#NaMO&8221; or any variations of these words on Wednesday, April 16, chances are you were spammed by the BJP’s […]

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