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What You Can Do With Your Instagram Account

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Instagram recently updated their Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, and it caused quite a backlash. While the changes seemed to indicate that Instagram reserves the right to sell your photos or show them in advertisements, it wasn’t really true as Verge clarified. Users revolted, and Instagram quickly reverted the changes and reinstated the old terms of service – which, ironically grants actual rights for anyone to use your pictures by modifying them.

If you’re concerned, you have these options: you can delete your Instagram account right away, use a third party service to download your pictures before deleting them or migrate your photos to another service.

When that’s done, you can check out the alternatives mentioned at the end of the post so that you can still have fun filtering photos.

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December 25th, 2012 at 1:04 pm

5 Ways To Make The Best Out Of Rapportive

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Regular readers would know that we’re big fans of Rapportive, a Gmail add-on that displays a sidebar widget linking to social profiles of contacts when you hover over their email addresses. Rapportive is far more feature-rich and advanced when compared to its official counter part, the Gmail People Widget.

You could do a lot more with Rapportive than just viewing contact information. Here are five little-known ways to to use Rapportive:

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May 3rd, 2012 at 8:59 pm

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Three Sites For The Google+ Addict

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If you’re a big fan of Google+, take a look at these sites that’ll help you discover new users and create a short profile URL for your Google+ profile.

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September 12th, 2011 at 12:00 am

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Do you share a lot of links on Twitter and Facebook? Here are seven apps for you!

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If you frequently share plenty of links on social networks, these seven web based tools could come in handy to you any day. Check out the list and if you find anything useful, please do tweet the article or Facebook it using the buttons on this page.
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June 1st, 2011 at 7:00 pm

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6 Little Known, Highly Useful Features Of Twitter.com

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These days, a lot of us tweet from Twitter’s web interface. It’s quite good, and has come a long way since Twitter was born. But, there are quite a number of features that often go unnoticed and overlooked.

Here are some of them that you might find useful. If you find something interesting in here, do share this article on Twitter by using the tweet buttons above and below.
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May 31st, 2011 at 6:15 pm

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Five Tips For A Better Grooveshark Experience

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If Grooveshark is your number one destination for music all day, read on. We’ve got five tips you can use to make the Grooveshark experience better.
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April 8th, 2011 at 8:10 pm

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Five Gmail Labs Features That Save You From Frustration

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(By Intern Ramesh)

Gmail is the most widely used email service on the planet. Sure, it’s great but sometimes you need that little extra touch which would make things convenient for you and save you some work. For those of you who are never satisfied with what you have, here are five great Gmail Labs features which you must enable.

In case you are wondering what these features are or how to enable them, all you need to do is click on the Settings link on the top right corner when you are logged in, hit the Labs tab and then browse and find the feature you like.
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February 22nd, 2011 at 12:00 am

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Six Instapaper Tools For Passionate Readers

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All of us who devour a lot of online content love Instapaper. It’s more than just another web tool – it’s a savior. There are many occasions when we’re busy, and Instapaper comes to the rescue by allowing us to save articles for reading later. It’s a very simple app, but it serves the purpose. Here are six tools that you must know about, if you’re an Instapaper user:

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February 9th, 2011 at 8:35 pm

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Creating Tests Online Made Easy With Zoho Challenge

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(Full Disclosure: The author is currently working as an intern at Zoho)

Zoho Challenge is a nifty web application that will let you generate tests online in a breeze. Zoho Challenge’s test generator helps teachers by letting them create tests online. They just need to add questions in the question bank, and at the click of a few buttons, they can create tests and assign them to students. Read the rest of this entry »

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June 10th, 2010 at 3:49 pm

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Add Real Time Search Options to Google Search

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Real time search is what everyone wants these days. Google does provide options using which you can restrict search results to web pages published within a specific time frame (like 24 hrs, a week, etc.). All you need to do is go to the advanced search options page to specify the date range. Doing this everytime you do a Google search is pesky and that’s when a Greasemonkey script comes handy.

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May 10th, 2009 at 10:45 am

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