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Friday Links – May 04, 2012

Not much this week…deal with it…

→ Foursquare Adds Another Search Feature: Check-In History

Today the company launched the latest of several search features that continue to position Foursquare firmly as a formal local search engine: a fully searchable history page where users can review their entire check-in history, including photos, tips and who else was there.

This goes along with my thoughts a few days ago about Twitter search history. I understand for Twitter the past is not their focus but as it appears Foursquare shows how it should be done.

Facebook urges users to share organ-donor status

Starting today, users can add donor plans to their profile, just like they already note a hometown or alma mater, Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, said on a blog post. There will also be a link to the official donor registry, the Menlo Park, California-based company said.

Nice initiative but does EVERYTHING about us have to published on profiles?

→ TAXING MY PATIENCE

I’ll conclude with this: If you read The New York Times arti­cle and found your­self outraged at Apple, take a step back and real­ize that being angry at Apple does noth­ing here. Instead focus that anger toward elect­ing rep­re­sen­ta­tives — at all lev­els of gov­ern­ment — who are not beholden to cor­po­rate inter­ests. That’s where the real change will come from.

That article mentions Apple 92 times, Microsoft 3 times, Google 6 times. Same case as previous Times/Apple Exposé’s. I’m no money man but I’m sure all these large companies do their best to sidestep any taxes they can.

→ The Brooklyn Nets: I Call Technical Foul

Whether Jay Z opened up Adobe Illustrator and set the type on a curve himself or not remains a mystery but one thing is for sure: the logo family is technically worthless and embarrassing.

Don’t really have much of an opinion on the Brooklyn Nets new logo but I thought that line was rather humorous.

Go right (YouTube)

this is the best video ever.
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If you watch this and feel nothing, you cannot feel. Awesome video simple concept and anything with a reminder of the epic Game Over screen from Zelda 2 gets a thumbs up from me.

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  1. Jeffrey says:

    Businesses do not pay taxes, they pass it on to the consumer in higher prices. It is just a form of indirect tax on the consumer.

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