Monthly Archives: September 2011

Find out what people are tweeting about and when they are tweeting it

One of my newsy besties turned me onto this site. It’s pretty cool. You can find out when people are talking about a particular topic — like music or movies — on Twitter. Why is this important? Because it means … Continue reading

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Don’t miss: Jeff Koons to ‘Fresh’ documentary to York County Civil War postcards

1. Erin McCracken posts that York County artist Jeff Koons is featured in Sotheby’s documentary series on FlipSide. 2. Jim McClure takes a look at some of the local history books published recently on York Town Square. 3. Sarah Chain … Continue reading

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Check out this C-Span video featuring media leaders talking about the future of news

A group of journalists and executives discuss the future of the news in this C-Span video. Forum participants included: NPR reporter Eyder Peralta, who is also an associate producer for the network’s social media outlets; New York Times reporter Jennifer … Continue reading

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Top five free apps

Top 5 free apps for Sept. 28: ANDROID 1. Facebook for Android 2. Google Maps 3. YouTube 4. Pandora internet radio 5. MP3 Music Download Pro APPLE 1. Cross Fingers 2. My Sketch 3. Texas Poker 4. Are You Quick … Continue reading

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10 things to know about Facebook

From Mark W. Smith of Detroit Free Press Here is a look at 10 things you should know about Facebook. 1. The Ticker isn’t actually revealing any new information. It is, though, showing users a lot of information they probably … Continue reading

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Google launches Blogger Dynamic Views

Google launches Blogger Dynamic Views. There are now seven new ways to display your blog. Google says “The interactive layouts make it easier for readers to enjoy and discover your posts, loading 40 percent faster than traditional templates and bringing … Continue reading

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Happy birthday Google!

I can’t imagine my life without Google. Why, it would be like a peanut butter without jelly, coffee without cream, mashed potatoes without gravy — life just wouldn’t be the same. And yet Google’s not even as old as my youngest … Continue reading

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People get the news from…

This is an interesting study by the Pew Internet & American Life Project about how people learn about their local community. Snippets from the report: “Americans turn to a wide range of platforms to get local news and information, and … Continue reading

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CityVille coming to Google+

Zynga is bringing its CityVille to Google+. From Zynga’s blog: “It’s no secret we’re big fans of Google+ here at Zynga. Last month we announced that we partnered with Google to bring Zynga Poker to Google+, and today we’re excited … Continue reading

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Old ambulance becomes PSU tailgaters dream machine

I thought this video was so cool. This dude turned an old ambulance into the ultimate tailgating machine. Check it out.  

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