Congratulations – You Are Now The Mayor of The STD Clinic

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Queue the “Promiscuous Girl” song.

Yes, you too can become the mayor of your local STD clinic. Sounds too good to be true but I promise it’s real. Foursquare and MTV are teaming up for the first ever cause related badge – STD testing.

The badge is part of MTV’s “GYT” (Get Yourself Tested) . . . → Read More: Congratulations – You Are Now The Mayor of The STD Clinic

Antoine Dodson’s YouTube Channel Gains Most Subscriptions This Month – Homeboy

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The power of the mighty internet has struck again, this time turning Antoine Dodson into an overnight star. Who is Antoine Dodson you say? Would you recognize the name if told you to “hide your kids, hide your wife and hide your husband, cause they’re rapin’ everybody out here “? If you still don’t recognize . . . → Read More: Antoine Dodson’s YouTube Channel Gains Most Subscriptions This Month – Homeboy

If Facebook Existed Years Ago

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You ever wonder what status updates we would have seen if Facebook existed years ago? (When you’ve finished viewing these be sure to check out “If Facebook Existed Years Ago – Part 2” & “If God Were On Facebook“.)

Update: Thanks to everyone for liking the page and sharing the link. This page has made . . . → Read More: If Facebook Existed Years Ago

Ochocinco Fined $25K For In-Game Tweets

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I guess you can call him Chad Veinticinco Mil after his latest fine from the NFL.

The NFL recently fined Chad Ochocinco for two rule violations – possessing an electronic device and posting messages on Twitter – during the Bengals preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles on 08.20.10.

After taking a big hit in the . . . → Read More: Ochocinco Fined $25K For In-Game Tweets

Links You Should Know About

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Google Public Policy Blog: Facts about our network neutrality policy proposal

Google has been taking some serious heat these last few days after announcing their joint proposal with Verizon. In the latest installment Google takes another attempt at explaining their reason for backing this proposal.

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The folks . . . → Read More: Links You Should Know About

Facebook Introduces Live Streaming Channel: Facebook Live

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Facebook launched their official live streaming channel, “Facebook Live” today. The official viewer count of today’s live streaming show has not been announced, but TechCrunch is reporting a mere 360 (out of the 500 million) Facebook users watched the event live.

Don’t let the numbers fool you, I believe Facebook Live will catch on and . . . → Read More: Facebook Introduces Live Streaming Channel: Facebook Live

Google, Verizon & Net Neutrality

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Within the last week there have been many rumors, arguments and public outrage for what some believe is an attempt by Google & Verizon to circumvent Net Neutrality.

The story hit the mainstream when the NY Times published an article stating the two were “nearing an agreement that could allow Verizon to speed some online . . . → Read More: Google, Verizon & Net Neutrality

AT&T – High on Retaining iPhone Customers or Just High?

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It’s not hard to see how AT&T has benefited from being the exclusive carrier for the iPhone. Last quarter they gained 1.6 million new wireless subscribers and saw profits rise by 26%. It’s therefore, understandable, that the majority of the new subscribers purchased iPhones.

AT&T recently filed their quarterly SEC report and it’s a bit . . . → Read More: AT&T – High on Retaining iPhone Customers or Just High?

Happy Birthday To My Favorite Brother

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Ok, so he’s my only brother but I wanted to take a moment to say happy birthday bro. God has blessed me with a great family so today I’d like to recognize my big brother, Juan.

So first off – Juan has no shame. He will tell you like it is whether it’s “politically correct” . . . → Read More: Happy Birthday To My Favorite Brother

CEOs & Founders That Are Leveraging Video on the Web

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The number of executives using Social Media remains quite low across the web. Some have recently warmed to the idea of using Twitter or Facebook to engage customers but the folks at Mashable were curious to see how many were branching out into online video and what has the impact been.

Take a look at . . . → Read More: CEOs & Founders That Are Leveraging Video on the Web

Time To Recognize

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