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Social bookmarking service. Fast tagging and posting to all major social websites - SocialMarker.com The activity of Social Bookmarking has been around for almost two decades. If you have engaged in social media, chances are you’ve participated in it without even realising you have done so. Ever sent a link to a friend knowing they’ll enjoy receiving the content you’ve sent? That in itself is social bookmarking! >>Readmore Plugin API Introduction This page provides documentation of the API (Application Programming Interface) hooks available to IntenseDebate plugin developers, and how to use them. This plugin API is very much inspired by the WordPress Plugin API, so if you’re already familiar with that you should feel right at home. If not, no worries, we provide full documentation here.

Example We’ve been listening to your feedback and as a result, we have made a number of changes we’d like to share with you. Tweeting comments is the ability in which commenters are able to tweet out every time they leave a comment, with a link back to the article. Disqus is now using Twitter’s OAuth support for tweeting comments. You may now securely use Twitter with Disqus without entering in your password. 48 Free Social Media Monitoring Tools Go to the updated version of this post:54 Free Social Media Monitoring Tools [Update 2012] If you want to know what’s happening in the social web you need monitoring tools. Before you get out your credit card and start to spend money try out some of the free social media monitoring services. This way you get a taste of what is available and if you need paid services. I have collected 48 free social media monitoring tools. In the Group A are the services that I use regularly or seem interesting to check out immediately.

20 more awesomely untranslatable words from around the world If only you could use these words in Scrabble. Photo: Jeremy Mates When linguists refer to “untranslatable” words, the idea is not that a word cannot somehow be explained in another language, but that part of the essence of the word is lost as it crosses from one language to another. This often is due to different social and cultural contexts that have shaped how the word is used. In the novel Shame, Salman Rushdie’s narrator suggests: “To unlock a society, look at its untranslatable words.” Here are 20 words that don’t translate directly into English; what may these words tell us about the societies in which they come from?

Free Online Network Tools Network Tools Using these tools you can find information about an IP address or hostname, including country, state or province, city, name of the network provider, administrator, etc. SmartWhois, TraceRoute, Ping, NsLookup, Proxy Test, Bandwidth Meter, Environmental Variables Test, Domain Check, Blacklist Check, TCP Query Social Media Monitoring for Healthcare Social Media Monitoring: The process of proactive listening (in real-time) to what is being said about you, your company, product, service, or industry on the Internet. Social media is a two-way conversation that requires you to listen more than you talk. With increasing numbers of patients turning to the Internet to research their health and joining online patient communities to discuss their care, it is good practice to have a system in place for monitoring what is being said about you online. 6 Reasons To Set Up Social Media Monitoring

25 Handy Words That Simply Don’t Exist In English Approximately 375 million people speak English as their first language, in fact it's the 3rd most commonly spoken language in the world (after Mandarin Chinese and Spanish). Interestingly enough it's the number 1 second language used worldwide - which is why the total number of people who speak English, outnumber those of any other. But whilst it's the most widely spoken language, there's still a few areas it falls down on (strange and bizarre punctuation rules aside). We look at 25 words that simply don't exist in the English language (and yet after reading this list, you'll wish they did!)

How to: Build a Social Media Cheat Sheet for Any Topic Let's say you're a butcher, a baker or a candlestick maker. You want to get up to speed on the social media activity in your market, as fast as you can. Or perhaps you want to sell things to candlestick makers online, or you're a journalist writing a story about blogging butchers, or maybe you've got some kind of weird baking fetish or academic interest.

Wabi-Sabi: Translating the Beauty in Imperfection Wabi-sabi. It’s a concept, an aesthetic, and a worldview. It’s also a phrase that doesn’t translate directly from Japanese into English, and the ideas behind it may not immediately translate in the minds of those who haven’t encountered it before. Put simply, it’s an intuitive way of living that emphasizes finding beauty in imperfection, and accepting the natural cycle of growth and decay.

Alpha Personal Analytics Connect with Faceook, sign in for free, and get unique, personalized information anad analysis on your social data-computed by Wolfram|Alpha Clustering of your friends What are the groups of friends that make up your network? How do these groups relate to each other? Where in the world are your friends? Where do your friends live? Creativity Quotes From Mycoted The quotations here fall into two main categories. The first category is from people who have had a very restricted vision, with hindsight their comments can be used as powerful examples of what can happen if you don't allow creative thoughts to flourish. The second category is from people who have had a much more creative, open view of life. "Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons." --Popular Mechanics, forecasting the relentless march of science, 1949 "I think there is a world market for maybe five computers."

Biblical names: meaning and etymology of Hebrew, Greek and Latin Bible names Abarim Publications' world famous Biblical Name Vault ← Biblical names: meaning and etymology Use the menu to the left to peruse our vast and ever growing collection of articles on Hebrew and Greek names that occur in the Bible. For each Biblical name you'll find: A short biography of the Biblical character who bore that name.An in-depth look at the verbal root(s) and possible etymologies of the name in question.For each name some possible meanings: the suggestions of a select few scholars and our own suggestions in case we disagree with the consensus, which happens on occasion.

Feast Your Eyes on This Beautiful Linguistic Family Tree 552K 18.4KShare337 When linguists talk about the historical relationship between languages, they use a tree metaphor. An ancient source (say, Indo-European) has various branches (e.g., Romance, Germanic), which themselves have branches (West Germanic, North Germanic), which feed into specific languages (Swedish, Danish, Norwegian). Lessons on language families are often illustrated with a simple tree diagram that has all the information but lacks imagination. There’s no reason linguistics has to be so visually uninspiring. Minna Sundberg, creator of the webcomic Stand Still.

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