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by Michael Benidt on January 10, 2013

Lately I’ve been ignoring Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and pretty much the rest of the “cloudy with a chance of anything” world of technology. I’ve been hiking, listening to music and reading books.

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Google Creep(s)?

by Michael Benidt on July 12, 2010

If you’re getting a vague feeling these days that your Google searches are not as satisfying as they used to be, you’d be right. Google has decided you don’t know what you’re looking for.

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Twitter Spammers – Your Friends are Innocent

by Michael Benidt on November 11, 2009

How would you like to get vilified in public, dropped by your friends and feel like a dope? Easy these days. Just join Twitter and click on one of the fraudulent private messages that your trusted Twitter buddies are sending you. Wait a minute! They actually NEVER sent them. Here’s the scoop.

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Twitter Spammers – The Long and the Short.ly of It

by Michael Benidt on November 10, 2009

You might think that the only way you can be duped on Twitter is by agreeing to follow those unsavory types who stalk your Twitter account. Nope, not by a long shot.

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LinkedIn Spam – Coming Soon to an Inbox Near You

July 24, 2009

Here’s what it looks like. Looks almost like a real message from one of your LinkedIn connections. But, look closely and you’ll see that it’s really from Dominic Spam. You know him on email; you know him on Twitter. Now, welcome this little cretin to LinkedIn, for the expressed purpose of selling his stuff.

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What Google Doesn’t Know Will Surprise You

March 16, 2009

What would you say if we told you that your own preconceptions about Google and the Internet are holding you back, costing you money and keeping you in the dark? You might say that we’re nuts. We’re not.

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Can You Speak the Language of the 21st Century?

February 15, 2009

Are you at all shocked that when you do a Google search you’re getting to about one-tenth of all online information?

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Going Next Door for a Drink

November 15, 2008

Back in the 1980′s in Salt Lake City you had to step outside and buy your drink next door. You see, restaurants couldn’t sell liquor, but you could bring it in with you. It’s like that when you want to search Twitter.

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Whenever Twitter Closes a Door, Google Opens a Window

November 2, 2008

Twitter would seem to have no peer when it comes to inanity on the web. Perhaps even more so when it doesn’t work. We’re openly and admittedly new to this, but shouldn’t we be able “search” Twitter itself to see if a friend is or isn’t Twittering?

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When you really need a 4-Letter Word in Politics

October 8, 2008

When current political campaigns make you want to curse, it’s good to remember a choice 4-letter word – at least when it comes to keeping tabs on the issues and candidates. What 4-letter word, you ask?

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