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Pinterest for iOS Gets Pin Editing, Comment Managing

Pinterest has just launched a small update to their iOS app that gives users more control over their pins and comments throughout the network. First up, Pinterest has greatly expanded what you can do inside the app regarding your pins. With version 2.2, you can now edit a pin’s description, transfer it to a different pinboard, and even delete the …

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Do Your Blog Comments Have Search Ranking Value?

When Google unleashed the Panda update, it waged war on “thin” content in its search results. Google wants to provide pages that offer information valuable to searchers, as opposed to content that was hastily thrown together. It’s easy to hear “thin” content, and associate that with content in which there is not a lot of actual content. In other words, …

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Facebook Tests New Comment Threads and Ranking for Page Posts

Yo dawg, I heard you like comments… Facebook is currently testing a redesign of its commenting system for Page posts that will allow users to reply to specific comments and will also sort them based on an algorithm. Some pages are now seeing threaded comments under their posts, which give users the ability to create their own little mini-conversations within …

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Emoticons Begin Popping Up on Facebook Comments

Winky face! Now you can show your true intentions to your Facebook pals by leaving them a cool emoticon as a comment on their posts. No longer will our comments be constricted to boring textual representations of emotions. In an update shipped over the weekend, Facebook has unleashed emoticons on its users. Well, not completely. While emoticons will now show …

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Dumbest Online Recipe Receives the Most Smartass Comments Ever

Let’s be honest: online recipes are a minefield. Sure, the user ratings system employed by most online recipe sites help bring the cream to the top and push the crap to the bottom – but every now and then you’re bound to stumble upon a recipe and think “this looks great” only to find that dinner’s ruined and you wasted …

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Google Adds Discussions To Google Drive Spreadsheets

Google announced that it is adding discussion functionality to spreadsheets in Google Drive. This is only a natural fit, as the feature was already available in documents and presentations. In collaborative efforts, users can hover over cells that have orange triangles in them to see full discussions, and or reply. Comment numbers are tallied at the bottom of the screen …

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Facebook User Comments Can Amount to False Advertising, According to Australian Ad Board

If you run a brand page on Facebook, you may have to pay a little more attention to the kinds of comments that your fans are leaving on your posts. In Australia, the Advertising Standards Board (an arm of the Advertising Standards Bureau) is responsible for investigating complaints into ad practices in the Australian media. In a decision that could …

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Facebook Page Admins Lose Option To Mark Comments As Spam

Facebook page admins have lost the ability to mark comments on their pages as spam, as they now only have options to remove is entirely and deal with the user from there. Now, when admins remove a comment, they are given three options: Undo the removal, report the comment as abuse, or ban the user who posted the comment. AllFacebook …

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Careless? Poor Speller? Drunk? Facebook Is Rolling Out Comment Editing [UPDATE]

Facebook is in the process of giving a gift to the clumsy, hurried, and drunk. Over the next few days, the company will roll out full comment editing to all users. For a little while, Facebook has allowed users to edit comments within a few seconds of posting. So, if you spotted that typo quickly you could save yourself some …

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Shared Photo Streams: Apple’s Little Social Network Inside iOS 6

One of Apple’s more impressive uses of their iCloud is the Photo Stream, unveiled with iOS 5 last fall. Simply, if enabled, any photo you take on one device is automatically pushed to all your other Apple devices – no syncing necessary. Not only is the photo stream useful because it cuts the cord, but it can be a lifesaver …

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Comment Spammers: These Links Are Not Helping You

In light of Google’s Penguin update, it seems like a good time to suggest that you don’t spam blog comments. Even if you’re not technically spamming, and are leaving semi-thoughtful comments (but your ultimate goal is to get a link), it’s very likely that the blog you’re commenting on implements the nofollow attribute on comment links, which keeps the links …

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Keeping Track of WordPress Conversations Made Easier

There are tons of WordPress blogs out there, many of which you may comment on. While such interaction is always welcome, keeping track of the various discussions you’re engaged in can be difficult. Thanks to a recent WordPress update, this process has been refined, making it easier on those who visit, and comment on, multiple WordPress blogs. The first aspect …

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