The Rise of Weird Facebook: How the World's Biggest Social Network Became Cool

The Rise of Weird Facebook: How the World's Biggest Social Network Became Cool
The answer, it turns out, is thousands of the web's most innovative weirdos. In the last year or so, dozens of intensely, specifically odd pages have sprung up on the social network, celebrating everything from furniture-themed memes to 1999's biggest …
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Top 5 Automakers With the Best Websites
The Internet has essentially become the first place people go when they're shopping for a car. This is why it has become increasingly important for automakers to not only have functional and appealing websites, but ones that are also easy to navigate …
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Everything that is wrong with Freedom 251, world's cheapest smartphone

Everything that is wrong with Freedom 251, world's cheapest smartphone
This particular model is listed on multiple e-commerce websites including Gadgets360, Amazon, Snapdeal and Shopclues for approximately Rs. 4,000. When HT got in touch with Adcom, the company's marketing head denied any knowledge of Adcom's logo …
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The Pope visits Mexico
The country continues to rank as the most socially polarized within the OECD. According to a recent Oxfam report, the top 1 percent of Mexico accounts for 21 percent of total income, and the total assets of the four wealthiest individuals in Mexico …
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Wiki Woes: Websites For Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Are Inaccurate And Outdated
The top two websites for both content and quality scores were Wikipedia and Medscape. "The Internet will remain a common source of health information for patients," said Jolene Fisher, MD, Respirologist at University Health Network, University of …
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Powerball jackpot world's largest at $1.3 billion

Powerball jackpot world's largest at .3 billion
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Ben Roethlisberger ('sore'), Antonio Brown ('fine') prepare to play
The Pittsburgh Steelers may have survived Saturday's wild-card battle against the Cincinnati Bengals, but the extent of their wounds will likely decide their fate Sunday against the top-seeded Denver Broncos. Currently, the Steelers expect to have Pro …
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Ranking the World's Best Airlines

Ranking the World's Best Airlines
The glaring – painful – conclusion that jumps out from the recently released ranking of the world's best airlines, as compiled by AirlineRatings.com, is that the U.S. carriers just are no good. It's not our imagination. They are second rate …
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Week 8 Viewing Guide: Ranking the best games to watch by time slot
Can USC bounce back against Utah? Will Georgia Tech suffer a sixth straight loss? Ranking Saturday's best games in each time slot (all kickoff times listed for Eastern time zone): Early games. 1. No. 6 Clemson at Miami, Noon, ABC. Clemson coach Dabo …
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Ranking every MLB stadium: Which ballpark is the best (and worst)?
As some stadiums present beautiful landscapes, gorgeous features and a beautiful playing surface… some could double as oversized garbage dumps. Below, we've ranked all 30 MLB parks, from worst to first. MORE ON AOL SPORTS: Murphy, Mets headed …
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World's Most Advanced Tablet Market Is Western Europe

World's Most Advanced Tablet Market Is Western Europe
While the eurozone's road to full economic prosperity looks somewhat rocky, Western Europe's digital transformation continues apace. eMarketer estimates that 307.5 million residents will go online at least once per month this year—a 5.4 million gain …
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Four key data trends affecting the digital marketing industry
Having spent many years working on ad campaigns for brands such as JP Morgan, Microsoft and Johnson & Johnson, Ben Rhodes is now director of customer marketing for Royal Mail. It's for this reason that Ben was invited to sit on the judging panel for …
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Midwest Traveler: Iowa brewery may be world's 'second best'

Midwest Traveler: Iowa brewery may be world's 'second best'
Beer-scoring websites such as BeerAdvocate and RateBeer deserve much of the credit for turning Toppling Goliath into a destination. According to RateBeer users, Toppling Goliath makes the single best beer in the world (Kentucky Brunch, an imperial …
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Science Has Its Problems, But the Web Could Be the Fix
Today, in a big step toward that correction, the Open Science Collaboration published the results of 100 psychology studies, studies that already had been done. By replicating those studies and checking to see whether their results could be reproduced …
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The world's most exclusive website?

The world's most exclusive website?
People are waiting hours and hours to spend a mere 60 seconds on the secretive site called MostExclusiveWebsite.com. After typing in the web address, users will see the landing page (pictured below), be prompted to enter their name … and then wait.
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Kickass Torrents, Other Sites Get Blocked by Google: Chrome Warns Users of
As a result, site admins are not happy with Google's response to their websites. Extratorrent and RARBG have strongly opposed the allegation of their websites containing malicious software and unblocked their websites by resolving issues with Google.
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12 Intriguing Digital Marketing Stats From the Past Week | Adweek
After job searching, the simulated users were sent to top websites where the ads were recorded. An ad for high-paid executives was served 1,816 times to men and just 311 times to women. 7. United Airlines' network outage last week negatively impacted …
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World's First Digital Mortgage Yields Industry First with a Fast and Secure

World's First Digital Mortgage Yields Industry First with a Fast and Secure
The Guaranteed Rate Digital Mortgage guides a homebuyer, or a homeowner who is refinancing, through an easy, step-by-step interface to choose a loan type, view their customized interest rates, complete the online application, see their credit scores …
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Rejected by Colonie, housing project launches PR campaign
Colonie. Already facing a lawsuit over a housing project for the mentally ill, the town of Colonie now faces a heavy public relations campaign calling for the town to "have a heart." Rehabilitation Support Services is taking out large newspaper and …
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Blogging for Business: Ways to Identify the Right Tone and Style for Your Writing
Having pioneered the commercial news distribution industry over 60 years ago, PR Newswire today provides end-to-end solutions to produce, optimize and target content – from rich media to online video to multimedia – and then distribute content and …
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Greenpeace ranks world's most popular websites on renewable energy use

Greenpeace ranks world's most popular websites on renewable energy use
Once installed, the extension will pull up data relating to the energy footprint of these 110 sites when web users pay them a visit, and display either a green, yellow or red cloud depending on its owner's use of renewable energy. Greenpeace has …
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10 Most Popular Social Networking Sites in India
Being such a large population, you can bet that they have a significant impact on The 10 Most Used Social Media Websites Today. The number of users from India is increasing exponentially according to some websites. You'll often find that due to the …
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White Supremacists Extend Their Reach Through Websites
If the movement has a leading edge, it is Stormfront.org, an online discussion forum. With about 40,000 visitors a day, it is perhaps the most popular supremacist site in the world based on page views, with more than a million a month (a figure that …
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Euronet Worldwide Acquires XE, the World's Trusted Currency Authority

Euronet Worldwide Acquires XE, the World's Trusted Currency Authority
XE's XE.com and x-rates.com websites draw more than 1.6 billion total page views from more than 200 million unique visitors per year, while its mobile app has achieved more than 35 million downloads and three billion rate requests since it was launched …
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The cult of Vice
Marc Maron, the sardonic comedian who runs a popular podcast of celebrity one-on-ones, will have an interview show; Ellen Page, the actress from Inception and Juno who came out as gay last year, will host an lgbt travel show, “Gaycation.” But unlike …
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CBS News 8's photojournalist travels to Cuba
SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) – As diplomatic relations improve between the United States and Cuba, more Americans are beginning to travel to the island. A CBS News 8's photojournalist recently returned … During their trip, Jay and his wife visited landmarks …
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