WordPress CEO Matt Mullenweg claims the platform saw an unusually high number of imported posts from Tumblr Sunday night, perhaps an early indication that some are looking to flee in light of the pending Yahoo acquisition
Mullenweg (pictured) wrote on his blog that WordPress received 72,000 imports during one hour on Sunday, versus the usual 400 to 600 posts. He added that WordPress is friendly with Tumblr, and the two use each other’s services
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Even when you’re using a fake name on a social media site, your comments can come back to haunt you. Just ask notorious Redditor violentacrez, who was unmasked last fall by Adrian Chen, a reporter for Gawker.
Is it possible to protect your privacy online? Some say no.
“Trying to take something off the Internet is like trying to remove pee from a swimming pool,” wrote Redditor steste.
Unlike Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and others, Reddit asks for no personal information to create an account….
LinkedIn has just reported Q1 earnings of $324.7 million, up 72% year-on-year, and non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.45, both soundly beating analysts’ estimates (via First Call) of $317 million and EPS of $0.31; as well as LinkedIn’s own guidance from last quarter, when it said it expected between $305 million and $310 million in revenues. Shares of the work-focused social network, however, are down nearly 11% in after-hours trading on news that next quarter won’t be quite as rosy.
The modern-day city dweller has numerous transportation options, whether it’s car, train, bike or even trolley. But finding the ever-elusive parking space, waiting out train delays and competing with rush hour traffic on your average 10-speed bike don’t exactly optimize your commute. Some commuters are starting to adopt a more efficient, eco-friendly way to get around their cities — the electric dicycle.
Also known as a diwheel, the dicycle differs…
For those who frequently use the free public Wi-Fi in coffee shops such as Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts, you’re likely already aware of how easy it is for hackers to steal your personal and financial information over the shared network
But what you may not realize is how cybercriminals could gain access to sensitive data in other ways that might not be on your radar.
According to ThreatMetrix, a provider of cybercrime prevention solutions, some hackers even leave malicious USB drives on…
If you’re anything like me, you love LinkedIn not just for all its awesome marketing tools, but also for its fantastic personal networking features. So when I saw a new feature announcement from everyone’s favorite professional social network grace my RSS reader this morning, needless to say, I got a little giddy. Read more