Amidst all the hubbub about social media referrals this week, Google has finally made the +1 button useful. It now works the way we all thought it would, and it takes full advantage of Google Plus's rich formatting in posts. Visitors can now share links to Web pages with their Google Plus circles by clicking +1. It opens a box for adding a comment, and it allows the reader to customize the snippet (also known as a +Snippet) of text and images that will appear in his or her stream. It also adds the option of in-line annotations, like Facebook...
You can hide your real email address from Facebook applications, games, events and third party apps on developer sites. This helps reduce email spam sent from Facebook apps and games and the application developer wont have any record of your real email address
Google is continually improving its search engine. Not only do they work meticulously on the search algorithm change, but also the graphical user interface and its features constantly receive upgrades. Many changes are subtle and thus easily missed. Likewise, many advanced features are well hidden.
We are approaching the era where students don't have to carry stacks of thick heavy books to school anymore. Everything will be digitized and available at the tip of students' fingers, inside the iPad. Not wanting to waste any more time, some schools have already adopted the iPad as their learning tool, while students and educators are slowly figuring out the best way to utilize the iPad for education.
Firefox has a lot going for it, but its interface feels a little dated next to sleek browsers like Chrome. Here's how to make Firefox look and feel more like Google Chrome without giving up your favorite aspects of Firefox.
The latest survey by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse says teens who spend time on social networks are more likely to drink, smoke, and take drugs. But social networks aren't causing this behavior.