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A life told through Facebook

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It’s strange to think how much of our lives will be archived through Facebook. This little film by Maxime Luère demonstrates just how available the history of our relationships will be to the next generation.

Today the letters of famous people are collected into books to provide an insight into their personal lives. Will future generations collect the Facebook posts of their icons? Will we read how our great leader’s ethos can best be illustrated by this post she made as a young teenager, “Robot revolution in HerpDerpistan, lol, that’s nuts! and Bolts! Viva la Tin Men!”

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Facebook in 1984

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Penny Design imagines what Facebook would look running on a circa-1984 DOS machine:

I want to see what it looks like running on Babbage’s analytical engine.

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The Social Network, Howard Hughes, and Mark Zuckerberg

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Since the beginning of the summer, there have been two books on my nightstand. Ben Mezrich’s “The Accidental Billionaires” and Noah Dietrich’s “Howard The Amazing Mr. Hughes.” Both stories are told from the sidekick’s perspective; men who hitched their wagon’s to the stars of their day, Howard Hughes and Mark Zuckerberg. One sidekick hung on long enough to […]

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Facebook falls for Onion video

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When people look back at Orson Welles’ 1938 War of the Worlds broadcast, everyone thinks, “Oh those simpletons, they’d believe anything they heard on the radio.”

Then they laugh while they think about the man and the woman from American Gothic screaming down dirt roads in their Packard 12 with the kids in the back and all the farm animals strapped to the roof, running scared from the incoming aliens. Ha, suckers, we’d never get pwn’d like that.

Sadly, Facebook suggests otherwise …

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Study Shows That 22 Percent Of Internet Time Is Social

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A recent Nielsen study proved what we already all knew. If you’re online, you’re most likely spending time blogging, tweeting or commenting on a friend’s drunken Facebook photo.

The study found that people spent 22 percent of their time social networking. It also found that a third of the world is using social media, and that number has increased 24 percent from last year.

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Twitter Turning Into Facebook?

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Twitter has added a “you both follow” feature, increasing the similarities between itself and Facebook.

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Foursquare’s Jon Crowley At Handshake Headquarters

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Foursquare’s Jon Crowley recently sat down with Handshake magazine’s Erica Sanderson. He talked about Foursquare’s (good) chances of beating the “it’s just a trend” label, the company’s future, and what goes into making a great Foursquare app.

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Facebook To Change Privacy Settings

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Big changes are coming to Facebook privacy settings. Again.

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