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Just Noticed I Can Login to Multiple Google Accounts Now

I just noticed today that there's an option to sign in to multiple Google accounts. I have a personal Google account and a couple business accounts. Now, I don't have to sign off from one to use the other. There's an option to switch accounts next to your username at the top right corner. I mostly only use GMail and Google Docs. I wonder if they just launched that today, or I've just never noticed it. Anyway, it's awesome.


By far, StumbleUpon has been the most effective sharing button

I'm finding that StumbleUpon has been the most effective social button on the site. I've been consistently sharing my blog entires on StumbleUpon and other content sharing sites like Digg, Reddit, Twitter, Linkedin, +1, Facebook, and maybe a couple other ones. It's mostly a waste of time except for StumbleUpon.


Web 2.0: Twitter Seeing Nearly 250 Million Tweets/Day; Over 100 Million Users

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo says his company is now seeing almost 250 million tweets every day, up from 100 million at the beginning of 2011. That’s a billion tweets every four or five days. Costolo made the comments in an on-stage interview with John Battelle at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco on Monday night.


Scientists use Twitter to study mood swings through the day: Sure enough, weekends are happier

Twitter confirms it: People tend to wake up in a good mood and are happiest on weekends. The fast-paced forum is offering scientists a peek at real-time, presumably little-filtered human behavior and thoughts. Cornell University researchers turned to the microblog to study mood and found a pretty consistent pattern.


Hackers hit USA Today's Twitter page

Hacker group The Script Kiddies successfully hacked another news organization when it logged onto USA Today's Twitter page and posted false statements Sunday evening.


Facebook to Let Users Update Twitter Accounts From Its Site

People with accounts on both Facebook and Twitter have been able to update them both simultaneously for a long time -- but from Twitter to Facebook, and not the other way around. That’s about to change.


Hackers Send Fake Terror Alerts From NBC's Twitter

A hacker broke into the Twitter account of NBC News and sent out a handful of false tweets about a suspected hijacking and a plane attack at ground zero just days before the tenth anniversary of 9/11.


Twitter’s Latest Update: More Promoted Tweets To Appear on Super Engaged User’s Twitter Timeline

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, announced a list of interesting engagement stats, and then slipped in this tiny piece of information in an informal business meeting on Thursday morning that “Users will begin to observe promoted tweets from companies you don’t follow.”


YouTube Links Last Twice as Long as Those on Twitter or Facebook [REPORT]

When it comes to spreading popular content around the web, where you post matters. A study that link-shortening service released on its blog Tuesday shows that different kinds of links rise and fizzle at different speeds — depending on the platform they are posted on.


Hurricane Irene Internet and cell phone resources

Whether you've using the Internet or a cell phone (smart or dumb), here's how you can track Hurricane Irene, access the American Red Cross through Facebook and Twitter, schedule news alerts, connect with others and find loved ones.


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