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Christianity

3 Takeaways from #Easter2015

Posted April 6, 2015 by Michael Schulson

Easter is the most Rocky-like story in the Christian canon. There’s blood, a…

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Allan's Perspective

It’s against the law, bunky!

Posted March 30, 2015 by Allan W Janssen

Dear Readers: Coming soon to a city near you ………,stupid laws and regulations! Yup, they’re doing it in England and the States, BUT, we got them all beat!! In England, Councils creating ‘bizarre new criminal offences’       <img alt=”PA Wire” src=”http://news.images.itv.com/image/file/629342/article_update_img.jpg”A campaign group has criticised a new law which allows councils to ban activities such as […]

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Blogging

The Business of Freelancing, Blogging, and Books, According to Author Jennifer Armstrong

Posted March 27, 2015 by Anonymous

“It’s a great job. But you have to have a specific temperament that’s immune to rejection and loves the hustle.”

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Blogging

Press Publish Livestream

Posted March 25, 2015 by Anonymous

Watch Press Publish’s first blogging conference for free via livestream.

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Blogging

Canadians in Action for Release of Blogger Raif Badawi from Saudi Prison

Posted March 13, 2015 by Anonymous

You may have recently read about the blogger Raif Badawi who was imprisoned in Saudi Arabia for criticizing Saudi Arabian clerics. It caught the media’s attention because he was sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashings.Yes, you read that righ…

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General

What Are Your Kids Up To On Social Media?

Posted March 10, 2015 by Sonya

Back in the summer last fall I was introduced to a new app called VISR. It’s an app designed to help families keep a respectful eye on their kids’ social media usage. I know what you’re thinking… there are lots […]

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General

Twitter and the evolution of social media outrage

Posted March 4, 2015 by Ted Bird

   I am forever befuddled and bemused by the unique phenomenon of social media outrage – both in its selectivity and the rapidly-evolving cycle of backlash.   Let’s start with the backlash.  During its relatively brief life spa…

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Blogging

Blog Notes

Posted February 24, 2015 by kate@smalldeadanimals.com

I’m sure there will be issues. Let me know in this thread if you see something, please. Obviously there is theme related stuff that needs to be tuned and I’ll get on that. Cheers, lance…

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Blogging

Blog Notes

Posted February 23, 2015 by kate@smalldeadanimals.com

Small Dead Animals will be down tonight after 22:00. I don’t expect it to last too long, but you never know. Cheers, lance…

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Entertainment

The Humblebrag Is The New Selfie

Posted January 30, 2015 by Sonya

A new study conducted by Virgin Mobile Canada and Vision Critical revealed that 50% of Canadians “humblebrag” on social media. And yes, the term is officially in the Oxford Dictionary. This made me literally laugh out loud… I was in taxi, […]

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Entertainment

Be A Little Selfish And Tell Your Own Story

Posted January 20, 2015 by Sonya

I admit that over the past couple of weeks I committed to giving myself a bit of a breather after the kids went back to school. It’s not that easy but there were things I wanted to take care of. […]

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General

The art of the social media apology

Posted December 22, 2014 by Ted Bird

   So, it’s come to this: even the gays are apologizing on social media.    Mind you, the apology from the New York City gay bar Boxers has nothing to do with gayness.  It’s for a purported hack of Boxers’ Twitter account,…

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Allan's Perspective

Saturday Morning Confusion About Privacy #76

Posted November 8, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Facial recognition technology is used to screen people at the Statue of Liberty in New York. The U.S. government pumped millions of dollars into the development of facial recognition technology after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. (Chip East/Reuters) Dear Readers: If anybody is still confused about how much the government is prying into your private […]

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Facebook

An Instagram Guide For Parents

Posted November 5, 2014 by Sonya

I love Instagram; all the visual inspirations from “igers” (short form for Instagrammers) and it’s a simple way to catch up with what some of my friends are doing, it’s perfect. It’s fun and I know that kids are definitely […]

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Adult

Exclusive photo’s of Jian Ghomeshi on a date!

Posted October 31, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Dear Readers: Once again, ya saw it here first! After a great amount of trouble and expense, the Perspective Naked News staff , a branch of the Perspective Research Department, has managed to obtain this clip of Jian Ghomeshi on a recent date with one of the women now accusing him of assault. As you […]

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Facebook

Man Finds Out He’s A Dad On Facebook… 2 Years Too Late

Posted October 29, 2014 by Anonymous

Look, I get it. Social media is great, especially Facebook who is like the mothership of online communication. It has connected people in unimaginable ways, but sometimes nothing beats some good ol’ face-to-face, person-to-person interaction. As this Oklahoma man might […]

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Allan's Perspective

This is either racist and sexist ….., or it’s not!

Posted October 27, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Olivia Chow is running a strong LAST amongst the tree major contenders for the job of Mayor of Toronto today…………, and she’s NOT happy! What has made her even more disgruntled is a political cartoon published by the Toronto Sun over the weekend. They poked fun at poor Olivia in a way that is either […]

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Blogging

In 2014, what is my blog for?

Posted September 9, 2014 by Darren

This site is home to nearly 6000 blog posts. However, this will only be my third blog post of 2014, and only my 20th since the…

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General

Checking in on Vine, Google+ and App.net

Posted February 23, 2013 by Darren

Since I started using Instagram, there have been times when I’ve wanted to share a short video instead of an image. Because Instagram is so much…

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General

My first ten tweets were particularly idiotic

Posted February 14, 2013 by Darren

“But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment.” Matthew 12:36 I…

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