As if Facebook “people you may know” feature wasn’t creepy enough. (Listen, if I really do know them and aren’t friends on Facebook, chances are I don’t want to be!) Anyways, it seems the social media giant crossed the line when one psychiatrist discovered that Facebook was suggesting that her patients friend each other.
When the blog was introduced in the mid-90’s, people thought of them as online journals. Everyone made a blog about whatever interested them and the only followers they would have is people that cared about their personal lives. However, in today’s time all of that has changed. Somewhere along the line, blogs evolved into one of the most influential marketing tools on the web. So, how did this blogging evolution happen?
If you’ve been paying attention to the foodie scene then you have probably noticed the strange new trend hitting restaurants around the world. One British food blogger is pointing out how restaurants are working hard to serve their food in the quirkiest of ways. Ross McGinnes finds this trend pointless and says he has had enough of “all this style-over-content hipster nonsense.”
Tanzania has a reputation for banning and censoring journalistic outlets that make any negative mention of the country’s government or leadership.
“I am limited in what I can report. I feel that I have a responsibility to report what would not upset the government,” said an editor at one of the nation’s largest newspapers, who requested anonymity so she could speak candidly. [Read more…]
We’ve heard some drastic stories about people that choose to blog about pretty serious events. However, one 25-year-old cancer patient has made the controversial decision to chronicle his failing health and death.
Dmitrij Panov started a blog back in February. His first entry started off with a shocking confession:
“Hello, my name is Dmitrij Panov and I’m going to die soon. It may sound strange, but that’s how it is.” [Read more…]
Fast food restaurants are known for introducing outrageous food creations in an effort to gain sales. Take for instance, Burger King’s latest introduction: Mac N’ Cheetos. [Read more…]
Once you’ve made the decision to self-host your blog, you have a number of options to choose from. You could go the completely custom route and purchase a server and set up your own mini data center, but that’s probably more time consuming and complex than you need at this point. Or, in the more likely scenario, you can choose to go with a hosting provider. [Read more…]
We rely on Google for many things these days, but now it wants to help you with one more thing. The tech giant is introducing a new feature that will make sure you never miss another online mention again.
Most businesses understand the importance of having a website these days, and a significant portion of new businesses today get their start exclusively with an online storefront. Websites can be great money-making tools, putting your business in front of more people and offering faster, more efficient transactions for your products and services. Accordingly, most entrepreneurs invest in their online presence to increase the amount of revenue they can generate there. [Read more…]
Australian blogger, Belle Gibson has built quite the following after claiming that natural remedies cured her from a terminal cancer diagnosis. Gibson is know facing severe legal consequences and financial penalties after admitting it was all a lie.