This week, we had 39 new APIs added to our API directory including an online advertising platform, a shopping cart and audit service, and a marketing and engagement analysis platform. We also discussed Telegram and WhatsApp, whether or not Telegram can beat WhatsApp with a public API.
Evergreen content, or content that is updated regularly and won't quickly become out of date or totally incorrect within a short time period, is a smart way to attracts links. Here are 12 examples of evergreen content you can add to your website.
The featured session, Media & The Personal Brand – ESPN, Grantland & 538, featuring ESPN’s Bill Simmons and Nate Silver, had a full room early afternoon on Saturday of South by Southwest Interactive 2014. Simmons and Silver talked about...Show More Summary
VPN services are often advertised as tools to get uncensored access to the Internet, but this is not always the case. Ironically, many VPN providers ban BitTorrent traffic on U.S. and U.K. servers over piracy concerns. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing and VPN services.
On the road to SXSW, punk trio the Coathangers shares songs for and from the road.
The leading stock photo agency, Getty Images, has made a bold decision to allow photos in its vast image library available for free use and posting, as long as they include the accompanying embedding code. The Getty Images library includes a wide range of stock collections, including sports, entertainment, travel, and news. Show More Summary
“We are seeing that video is becoming a standard of communication on the online channel, where YouTube is becoming a second search engine. The next step is to have access to that in-video content: find people, things, and places in those...Show More Summary
One of the things I've been known to do in the past is make special offers when I go out of town. Its just one of those fun things I do. :) The post I’m Going On Vacation, So I’m Opening Up The Shop. appeared first on Blog Marketing Academy.
WhatsApp, Viber, Telegram and Snapchat are not like WeChat, LINE and KakaoTalk. I’ve written about LINE and KakaoTalk but now it’s time to intro the last player – WeChat. WeChat is not – I repeat NOT anything like WhatsApp or Viber. Aside from multi-media communication capabilities: photos, video, walkie-talkie and broadcast features, in August of […]
The cyberpunk dystopia is here.
Last week we asked you which cell phone should be the first one a kid gets. More than 250 readers voted in this poll, and the main result is that there is no main result. When it comes to kids’ first phone, MakeUseOf readers are completely undecided. Show More Summary
Still don't understand what Bitcoin is? You will with this helpful guide.
Russia's Facebook vKontakte is preparing steps to have it declassified as a rogue site by the U.S. Trade Representative. That will mean the introduction of filtering technology to identify and delete millions of infringing MP3s, movies and TV shows from the social networking giant, with Internet-wide implications. Show More Summary
Disconnect Search – search privately using your favorite search engine. Disconnect Search is a “narrow” VPN that masks your IP address, browser cookies, and other personal info whenever you’re searching so search engines and ISPs can’t track your searches. Show More Summary
A Twitter user is claiming to be handing out millions of dollars in cash. But all signs point to this being a hoax.
America really doesn’t understand how big chat apps are in Asia and that’s ok. Like I keep saying, the US is iPhone (iMessage), SMS and Facebook Messenger reliant. In Asia, it costs money to SMS. It costs money to make phone calls. The US may be the only country where SMS is unlimited for […]
Wolfram Alpha. There’s been some coverage on Wolfram Alpha over the past month or so. I’m not gonna lie – the only reason I know of Wolfram Alpha is because they hit the news launching a $50 iPhone app way back in 2009 and were ridiculed by the tech crowd. Fast forward five years and […]
Got a caption for this cartoon? What’s Wilson up to, and why isn’t Peter paying attention? give us your most hilarious captions and you’ll stand a chance to win a free, uber geeky MakeUseOf t-shirt! The previous contest, Saber Duel, is still accepting submissions, so head over and have a crack at it! Read the full article: Caption Contest: Algorithm
The Internet reacts with impressive speed when something meme-worthy crops up. We’ve previously seen it with the Facebook ‘Look Back’ parodies, which were produced within a week of the original making its debut. And now the same has happened with Ellen’s Oscars selfie. Show More Summary
SXSW attendees are airing their private thoughts.