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Facebook math: friends and strangers theorem

The theorem of friends and strangers can eb explained by using the Facebook analogy. Given six people on Facebbok and you’re one of them, you can either be connected or not with any of the other five. Between these six persons you can draw lines (red – not friend, green -friend) and you get 2^15 […]

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What happens when you like your own Facebook post or comment?

This: you show that you are a total douche. Let others like your comments and statuses. When you like your own status that tells a sad story about you: you’re either terrifyingly alone or a narcissistic douche. In any case, you don’t need to cry out loud asking for people’s attention by liking your own […]

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Veritasium: how Facebook is ripping us off

It is a known thing that Facebook pushes the envelope by asking individual account holders to promote their personal statuses in order to gain more visibility. The issue is more poignant if you are a Facebook page admin. Here Derek Mueller, from Veritasium, explains how Facebook takes your money to bring you more likes, likes […]

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Why Facebook’s #hashtags are lame: #failbook

I try to write mostly about science, techy or geeky stuff, but sometimes I can’t hold back from more personal blog posts. One of my sayings are: “blogger is, blogger does”. This is why i say that Facebook’s hashtags are dumb, lame and otherwise another way to annoy people. Are #hashtags bad? No way. As […]

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The rise and fall of online empires – infographic

BitRebels created this interesting infographic about the rise and fall of online empires, but it left me a bit wondering. Wondering why they think that an online empire can last only for 11 years and why Google is not mentioned there. Of course, we could say that Google comandeered the creation of this infographic, but […]

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Going retro with style -Twitter, Facebook and Mass Effect 3 in the 80s

Neatomara shared a nice video about Twitter in the 80s. In this post you will see Facebook and Mass Effect 3 like they would have been described almost two decades ago. The ideas are nice and they really depict that era. How would you do a search in 1900s with Google? You would’ve sent an […]

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