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Tumblr is like “The Matrix” in that its dashboard is a overwhelming stream of posts that have information and consciousness that you have to filter out and see what you want to see.

Twitter can be the same way too.

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J.C. Penney tweets clumsily during Super Bowl to get our attention | Dallas Morning News

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J.C. Penney found a way to get a little attention during the Super Bowl game when companies spend several million dollars for 30 seconds of ad time.

Brilliant marketing with very little cost. We can all learn from this.

J.C. Penney tweets clumsily during Super Bowl to get our attention | Dallas Morning News

USA TODAY: Twitter undergoes facelift to Web version

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From USA TODAY Twitter undergoes facelift to Web version SAN FRANCISCO – Twitter wants a uniform look across its Web and app versions, updating the former. The company, based here, on Monday announced that it is releasing a refreshed look for its Web-based version of Twitter. “We’re now rolling out a refreshed reflecting the look & feel of our iOS & Android apps,” Twitter announced in a tweet. Twitter last week said that it plans to use its service to allow the general public to ask questions to executives for consideration on its earnings call. The company is scheduled to report earnings on February 5. http://usat.ly/1ePqhGZ Get USA TODAY on your mobile device: http://www.usatoday.com/mobile-apps

USA TODAY: Twitter undergoes facelift to Web version

Today In Geek History, A Hope History Won’t Repeat Itself

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The Twitter feed for @geekhistory posted this little fact today. As a current Tumblr user and a former Geocities user it is a little chilling.

Now, I don’t think that history will repeat itself, however there is always a cause for concern. In today’s Internet climate we are seeing rapid fire change with companies coming and going. Tumblr needs to keep innovating and building on what it does best, blogging.

Some changes are driving some users crazy but there is one thing about the Internet, it never stays the same for long. As long as David Karp is in control things will be fine.

Tumblr users need to remain faithful, active and continue to use this service as a creative outlet and not just a place to reblog. Yahoo has invested itself in Tumblr but we will have to see what the future holds.

Following and “Stalking”

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I appreciate following and “stalking” fellow bloggers across different channels of social networking. Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and other sites are great ways to be connected. Sometimes it feels like good natured “stalking” but its a good way to keep in touch and see what we are all up to online. These connections can be about creativity and sharing in different ways. Keep on blogging and connecting good people.