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facebook-experimentYou may have heard that Facebook manipulated their customers to test emotional contagion through social networks. To avoid being experimented on, adjust your settings so you view the “Most Recent” posts instead of the “Top Posts.”


do not callI’m tired of scammers calling me, a web designer, and promising to put me on the first page of Google. The National Do Not Call Registry gives you an opportunity to limit the telemarketing calls you receive. Once you register your phone number, telemarketers covered by the National Do Not Call Registry have up to 31 days from the date you register to stop calling you. If they do, you can file a complaint at this Website. You can register your land line or mobile phone for free.

icann logoHundreds of new Web domains—which appear after a website's name, such as .com and .org—are slated to start rolling out this year. Web addresses ending in extensions such as .accountant or .pizza will soon join the online world where .com has long been the sought-after destination. Yet the majority of small and midsize businesses (SMBs) still have no idea the new real estate is about to hit the market.

spam 01Mondays might be the busiest days for email spam, that frustrating stream of unsolicited emails about weight loss, Viagra, million-dollar lotteries, and what not. It might be next to impossible to stop e-mail spam completely, but it’s certainly possible to reduce its flow to a trickle.

Unfortunately, the option to stop unwanted emails from piling up in your inbox is not available as a one-click solution. It is more of a bunch of different measures that you can take as part of your Web usage. Akshata Shanbhag, at, has outlined some of the important ones in this article.  

shortcuts 1Did you know that if you pressed Alt + 1 while browsing Facebook, you'd be brought to your homepage? Alt + 2 brings you to your profile page.

Knowing these keyboard shortcuts for Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google Plus can save you a tremendous amount of time. And learning them couldn't be easier with this helpful infograph by Quintly. Click on the left image to get a list of shortcuts.