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Facebook Pokes and Friend Requests

Facebook is the second largest social network after MySpace and has around 60 million users. Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook and the site usage exploded after they opened the flood gates for the non-university crowd.

Desktop Screen Sharing and Web Meetings with Adobe Brio

Adobe BRIO is a free desktop screen sharing and web conference solution from Adobe. It is the next version of Macromedia Breeze and Adobe Acrobat Connect Professional. Comes with a Whiteboard, Annotation tools and phone conference.

Writing a Successful Blog – Presentation

Here’s my BarCamp Delhi presentation on “Writing a Successful Blog.” The presentation on  blogging covered topics like growing readership, finding blog fodder, better monetization, blog SEO, leveraging social media to drive traffic, dealing with plagiarism and more. 

The Difference Between Bloggers in Japan and America

That means constant connection to one's blogging device while writing shorter but more frequent blog postings. It also means less chest thumping about wicked politicians, less trumpeting of one's expertise and more chatty postings about cats, kids and lunch.

Creating Strong But Memorable Passwords with Inkblots

Inkblot passwords solve most of these problems by helping users create a secure, personal password that is easy to remember. The user is presented with a sequence of random inkblots. Each should remind the user of a word -- a butterfly or a pumpkin, for example. Such personalization leads to passwords with high entropy, that is, passwords that are difficult to attack by guessing, whether by knowing the target of the attack or by using a dictionary.

Live Documents, a Microsoft Office Replica

Live Documents provides Word, Excel and PowerPoint that will run inside the browser. And the Live Documents interface is far more impressive that existing online Office suites from Google or Zoho.

Using Thumbnails of Copyrighted Images is Fair Use

Fair use describes conditions under which copyrighted material may be used without permission. If a work is not copyrighted, it's in the public domain and fair use does not come into play, since public-domain works can legally be used for any purpose.

Small Bloggers Can Also Apply For Adobe PDF Ads Program

Ads for Adobe PDF inserts Yahoo! Ads (pay-per-click or CPC) into PDF files when viewed inside Adobe Acrobat Writer or Adobe Reader software. Each time the PDF content is viewed, targeted ads are dynamically matched by Yahoo to the content of the document. The publisher receives anonymized reports about which ads ran alongside which published content.