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Find Your Soul Mate or Roommate Using Social Tools

  • November 18th, 2011 by Ann Smarty
The uses of social networks for everything from business to telling a friend the latest joke continue to grow, just as the numbers of networks grow and are adopted. What CAN’T we do via social networking? Facebook and Twitter, now G +, play home to corporate communicators, sales types, kids in boredom mode, you name it. Buy books or vacuum… Read more

Can Ticketmaster’s Hold on Online Tickets Ever Be Broken?

  • November 7th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
The Internet has changed a lot of things, including the way we buy tickets to rock concerts, sporting events and Broadway shows. But one thing hasn’t changed much at all: Ticketmaster’s iron-fisted grip on the ticket-sales industry. Even online, ticket-selling competition is a hard thing to come by. So can Ticketmaster’s hold on online ticket sales ever be broken?


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Find out Where to Eat Next with Alfred

  • September 20th, 2011 by Damian Davila
In a world full of Yelps, Zagats, and Food Networks, everybody seems to have the answer for the question: “Where should we go to eat?” Even though there are many answers, most of them don’t appear tailored enough for our personal tastes and preferences.

Enter Alfred

Alfred is an iPhone app that provides curated recommendations using Clever Sense’s Serendipity Engine.… Read more

Find the Latest Fashion Trends with Polyvore

  • September 19th, 2011 by Damian Davila
One of the featured startups at the Fortune Brainstorm Tech 2011 was Polyvore. According to its website, Polyvore is the web’s largest community of tastemakers where people can discover their style and set trends around the world. Trendseekers and shoppers alike come to Polyvore to discover the hottest brands, products, trends and looks. This website works in 3 steps: 1. Read more

How The Internet Is Changing Health Sciences

  • August 16th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
The Internet was created with the idea that scientists and researchers could easily share information and the latest developments quickly and easily. Before the commercial Internet started to find its feet this was still one of the main purposes of the Internet, however, the rise of the online business saw a dramatic shift in how the Internet was used. In… Read more

Social Medicine: A Social Network for *Real* People

  • August 15th, 2011 by Ann Smarty
All too often, the social side of illnesses go ignored. As a psoriasis sufferer, I know first-hand how difficult it can be to deal with an illness without that all-essential support from real people who truly understand. As a psoriasis sufferer, I recently launched, a successful and free social networking site for psoriasis sufferers, and was much needed and… Read more

How to Get Rid of Unwanted Daily Deals

  • August 9th, 2011 by Damian Davila
So many deals, so little time. Is it possible to get too much of a great deal? Apparently, yes. Given the success of group buying sites such as LivingSocial and Groupon, there has been an explosion of companies, both old and new, that are bombarding their email lists with daily deals. The result is consumers that cannot resist missing such… Read more

Traveling Social Networks: Traveling 2.0

  • July 26th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
Social media started the whole new era in online traveling. Apart from user generated reviews and ratings, easy-to-find discounts and deals, trip planning, travel social media networks offer huge opportunities to get connected to people with similar interests, plan your tour and meetings via online communication, find plenty of information on the places you are planning to visit.… Read more

The Best Uses of Social Media by Education Sites

  • July 18th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
“Social media” is a broad term, encompassing any form of website that allows people to connect and interact online. It includes profile sites such as Facebook and Twitter, forums and blogs. Social media has a reputation amongst many for being a good way to waste time, collect misinformation or even become part of something dangerous. However, it has numerous educational… Read more

Best Sources of Travel Videos

  • July 13th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
Thanks to the Internet, travelers can now be more prepared than ever with virtual tours available in just a click of the mouse. But for some, images and photos are not enough to suffice their need for information.  Thus many still appreciate the benefits of traditional style videos either done professionally or shared by an actual tourist who gives the… Read more