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Aug 20

Nextdoor: A Practical Application of Social Media for your Neighborhood

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My friend Sean Tubbs, a reporter for Charlottesville Tomorrow, is, like me, always interested in emerging forms of media. Sean mentioned a new application he was trying out in his neighborhood, Nextdoor. Sean and I are not neighbors, but I was very curious about whether the platform could be useful in bringing my own little …

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Jul 29

Why is LinkedIn Important?

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I’m asked often if it’s important to have a LinkedIn profile. LinkedIn can be useful for a number of reasons: it can help you connect to others in your field; it can help you find new business opportunities or a new job; it can help you learn good business practices and social networking technique. What …

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May 17

WTF? Friday: LinkedIn Bans Prostitutes, Allows Goofy Endorsements

It’s outrageous, right? That all this time, LinkedIn has had users whose professions include prostitution, and that endorsements like “rape,” “shoplifting,” and “manslaughter” have been allowed? HOW DID WE NOT KNOW THIS? And really, who wants a prostitute with a well-developed professional net . . . oh, never mind. LinkedIn is busy revising its user …

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Mar 15

WTF? Friday: Internet Privacy, Netflix Sharing and More!

On Charlottesville Right Now with Coy Barefoot, we talked about our changing relationship with privacy. A couple of recent developments inspired our discussion. One, the possible settlement agreement that Google may reach, in allegations that it, gleaned “sensitive personal information,” including e-mail and text messages, passwords and Web-use history, from non-secured Wi-Fi networks,the Federal Communications …

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Feb 21

What Does it Take to be a LinkedIn All-Star?

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What Does it Take to be a LinkedIn All-Star?

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