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Instagram and the 500 Quadrillion % IRR

April 10th, 2012 · 4 Comments · VC, tech

Tweet Well, with the crazy amount of coverage since Instagram announced it was being acquired by Facebook for $1 billion, even people with the very barest amount of interest in the startup / venture world have asked what the big hubbub is about. If the $1 billion price tag were not enough, the media also [...]

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Facebook Privacy Fail

April 23rd, 2010 · 6 Comments · Personal, tech

Tweet Facebook is again violating personal information: As of today, there is a new privacy setting called “Instant Personalization” that shares data with non-Facebook websites and it is automatically set to “Allow.” Go to Account > Privacy Settings > Applications and Websites > Edit Setting (for Instant Personalization) and uncheck “Allow.” Click on the screenshot [...]

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The Power of Social Media

December 19th, 2009 · 1 Comment · tech

Tweet These days, it seems as if I cannot go a day without reading another story or news article about the power of social media. While many of us benefit from the conveniences that the Twitters and WordPresses of the world bring us, I feel that sometimes we underestimate the ability of social media to [...]

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