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Home Elephant: Meet Your Neighbors


Social media has created more communication in our world, but has cut down on the personal interactions we have with others. We might have more “friends” than we’ve ever had before, but how many of them can we truly call friends?

Social media is an amazing phenomenon, but it is creating a social atmosphere that exists only in cyberspace instead of creating a social atmosphere that exists in the real world. While face-to-face interactions diminish more and more with the growth of the social media world, some new social applications are fighting against this trend.

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New App Documents Your Physical Deterioration!

Finally, with the help of Noah Kalina and his “Noah K Every Day” project, you can now download an app for your phone or tablet device that will remind you to take a picture of yourself every day.

You’ve most likely seen, or at least heard of, Noah Kalina’s viral YouTube video in which he compiled thousands of pictures of himself, one from every day since 2000, into a 5-minute video. You can see the video here:

You might be asking yourself, “why would I do this?”

More appropriately, you should be asking yourself, “why wouldn’t I do this?”

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Use Marco to Find Your Friends – or Just Call!

Have you ever arrived at a crowded restaurant or bar to meet a friend and just couldn’t find them? Maybe you tried to meet at a picnic in the park, or at an amusement park or music festival, and spent twenty minutes wandering around awkwardly trying to find them.

With the new app called Marco, that problem is solved. When you download Marco from the Apple App Store or the Marco app home page, www.usemarco.com, you will be able to pinpoint your friend’s location in an instant (as long as they agree to it).

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Social Technology at the Oscars

The Academy Awards, the world’s most prestigious awards ceremony for the film industry, is also one of the most popular television events of the year. In 2011, the ceremony enjoyed a technological makeover.

The 83rd annual Academy Awards was supercharged with technology, making it much more accessible in many extra ways. Not only do fans want to see more from the red carpet, but also backstage, and even after the ceremony.

Oscars.org, for example, provided a backstage pass online that would allow viewers to see what was going on behind the scenes. For $.99, fans gained access to backstage… Continue reading