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ArchiveAugust 2008

Using Twitter for Business?

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Two interesting articles have come out recently, discussing tips and techniques for people interested in using Twitter as a business or marketing tool. As I work for an advertising agency that specializes in leveraging new technologies (such as Facebook applications) to market towards a younger, more tech-savvy audience, this is something I was particularly interested in.

Managing registration spam in vbulletin

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As the administrator of several forums, I don’t even have words to describe how frustrating forum spam has become. On my photo gallery software site, I had to take down the phpbb forums because the signal-to-noise ratio was just out of control. I had been using phpbb for most of the forums I set up for a while, however one of them had become a constant target for hackers and phpBB always...

Turn any photo into a vintage photo

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With the Bakamatsu Koshashin Generator, you can turn any photograph from new to old in seconds. This vintage-style effect is quite convincing – check out our example below, and there are more samples on the website. While its certainly possible to do this on your own in Photoshop, this online conversion does such a nice job, I can’t imagine doing it manually. There’s nothing to...

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