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Is ‘Manteresting’ Pinterest for Men?

Over the past month or so, Pinterest has taken the internet by storm, with the pinboard-style photo sharing platform proving to be especially popular with women. So does that mean there is space in the cyberverse for a Pinterest-like site geared toward men?

Enter Manteresting, which is described as a place where men 1) get inspired by awesome content; 2) share manly things with the community; and 3) view what other members are posting.

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Twitter Is Selling Your Tweets and You Don’t Get a Dime

You may not be able to search for your own Tweets on Twitter after a week, but a marketing research company in the UK can now search all the Tweets Tweeted since January of 2010. This is possible because Twitter just sold Datasift the right to sort through them.

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How Are You Adapting to Facebook and Other Social Media? – Survey of the Day

Now that people are getting more used to being on social networks like Facebook they seem to be getting more picky about whom they are sharing their information with.

According to a survey from the Pew Research Center, 63 percent of social media network users removed people from their friend rolls in 2011, which was up from the 56 percent of those who did so in 2009.

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What Does Your Facebook Profile Tell a Prospective Employer?

It’s pretty common for companies to scout out the social media accounts of prospective hires — and now a new study from Northern Illinois University says Facebook profiles are actually a pretty good predictor of job performance.

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Get Ready — Your Smartphone May Soon Work Even Slower — Dollars and Sense

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) says wireless resources are not infinite.

In fact, the smartphones to which we’re all so addicted are gobbling so much bandwidth that as early as next year, we could be paying more for our service — not to mention seeing slower data speeds and an increase in dropped calls.

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There Will Soon Be More Cell Phones Than People in the World

Cisco’s annual Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast makes some interesting (some may say frightening) predictions, including the fact that the number of mobile-connected devices will exceed the world’s population sometime this year.

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Keith Urban Joins Pinterest

What can we say? When the DIY-laced, fashion-forward, recipe-stocked pin craze of Pinterest began, we never thought we’d be reporting that male country music stars would be getting in on the action. But Pinterest has taken on a new role of late, serving as just another social media outlet where artists can do what has become so vital these days: connect with their fans. Perhaps this is why New-Zealand born Aussie Keith Urban just added his name to the list of pinners you can follow with his new Pinterest page.

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How Did One Tweet Get Oprah Winfrey in a Ton of Trouble?

After Whitney Houston’s untimely death on the eve of the Grammys, the Sunday night awards show saw a 50 percent increase in viewership, but that didn’t stop Oprah Winfrey from trying to poach some of those eyeballs — and it’s gotten her into a lot of hot water with ratings powerhouse Nielsen.

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AT&T’s Unlimited Data Plans May Not Be So Unlimited After All

AT&T Wireless customers with unlimited data plans are crying foul over a policy that seemingly punishes the heaviest users, throttling their download speeds to a snail’s pace.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Facebook

Unless you have a lot of spare time on your hands and enjoy reading privacy policies and terms of use, there are probably many things about Facebook that you aren’t aware of. Here are ten things you probably didn’t know about the agreement between you (the user) and Facebook.

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Survey Shows Most of Us Switched Service Providers Last Year — Dollars and Sense

If you’re so happy with your bank, wireless provider and pay TV service that you didn’t switch providers last year, a new study says you’re in the minority.

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Facebook Goes Down After Filing Largest IPO in Tech Company History [VIDEO]

While it’s unclear exactly how much social media giant Facebook is worth — some have placed the value of the company between $75 – $100 billion — founder Mark Zuckerberg stands to become very, very rich now that the company filed for IPO on Wednesday. And on Thursday, the site went down for the first time in a while.

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