Christie Barakat


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Tips for Searching in Google [Infographic]

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There are several ways to zero in on a search query and narrow down your results beyond Google's own tips.

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Accused Murderer Asked Siri Where to Hide the Body

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Twenty-year-old murder suspect Pedro Bravo asked Siri where to hide a body on the night his roommate went missing.

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Internet Trolls Cause Zelda Williams to Quit Instagram and Twitter

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Robin Williams' daughter deleted the apps after trolls tweeted offensive, Photoshopped images of her late father.

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Infographics Are the Selling Point of New Q&A Site Blopboard

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Blopboard hopes to fill a void in Q&A sites with sleek visualizations of the Internet's collective conscious.

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Top 10 Tablets of the Summer [Video]

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Check out this guide to learn more about the best tablets on the market today.

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HP’s New TV Ad is Made Entirely of Vines

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Vine, Instagram and Snapchat stars are being paid well to influence audiences for brands.

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Anomo App Serves Ads to Anonymous Users

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Hulu, Universal Pictures and Vegas.com are among the companies using masked social-sharing platforms to target anonymous users.

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US Tech Firms Support Facebook in Gag Order Case

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In a court submitted document, the firms said it was "far from clear" that the Facebook gag order had served a compelling government interest.

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Nearly Half of Americans Never Unplug

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Forty-three percent of Americans reported that they never unplug from personal technology.

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New Google Font Noto Aims to Represent All Languages

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Google's Noto font currently supports 100 scripts, 100,000 characters and over 600 written languages.

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10 Tips for Share-Worthy Infographics [Infographic]

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Visual content leads to 94 percent more clicks and is 50 times more likely to be shared than pure text.

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13 Reasons to Love the Internet [Infographic]

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Nearly 80 percent of people believe the Internet should be a human right.

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‘Kardashian Index’ Exposes Scientists With Overblown Social Profiles

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The "Kardashian Index" measures the discrepancy between a scientist’s social media profile and publication record.

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Why Your High School Classmates are Unfriending You

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High school classmates were more commonly unfriended for posting too often about polarizing and unimportant topics.

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Global Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Facebook in Europe

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The suit claims that Facebook's use of "big data" systems, the "like" button and tracking users on external sites is in violation with European user data laws.