Justy, my She-Geeks.com partner, co-creator of this collaboration and dear friend, passed away November 2015. She is very missed both on this site and in our lives. In an effort to continue to give back, I will be donating a portion of each She-Geeks shop sale to her son, little Landon.
Pick Up Some Geek Gear Today and Show Your Support.
You may have heard people talking/blogging/twittering about SOPA — the Stop Online Piracy Act.
Many people don’t truly understand what can go very, very wrong with this proposed Online Act. Please take a moment to watch this video and find out more about SOPA / PIPA Acts – Get Educated!
“Sites such as Wikipedia and Reddit are going “dark” this Wednesday, Jan. 18, to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) which, critics contend, would compromise the ability of any site that includes outside links to carry on current operations.
Feeling left out? A simple piece of code is helping the entire web (from major sites to even the humblest of Tumblrs) go dark in solidarity. The code, called STOP SOPA, replaces any site’s landing page with a black screen. Using your mouse a flashlight uncovers a message explaining the need to kill SOPA and a link to anti-SOPA site AmericanCensorship.org.”
It appears a bug has popped up on Twitter today. Apparently this bug “allows users to make anyone follow them“. I’m sure you can see how this could be a bit of an issue for Twitter and it’s loyal clan. Some of the details on this snafu are: “writing “[tweet] accept [username]” then the [username] immediately starts following you.”
Want to know more, check out some of these sources:
4Square Day 2010 is approaching and the buzz around the social networks is really starting to pick up. Interestingly, though, its not just about “social”. This morning I noticed tweet after tweet from local businesses offering discounts and deals for the nationwide 4Square event.
If you surf over to their website, you’ll find a listing of the “Top Participating Cities” such as: