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Backpacker Research

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Some of you may have noticed that I’m behind on updates this month.  I apologize for the gap in content, and promise to dive back into things with lots of exciting new material in August.  As some of you know, in addition to authoring VirtualWayfarer I’ve been a full time masters student over the past two years ...

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It’s Good to Have Friends

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As you’ve probably noticed if you’ve been reading my Scandinavia trip posts, it was one heck of an adventure.  One filled with great food, amazing natural scenery, beautiful cities, fantastic cultures, and wonderful people.  I’d like to dedicate this post as a thank you and as a wonderful illustration of the value and power of social media ...

Your Facebook “Live” Newsfeed is Only Showing 250 Friend’s Updates. Here’s how to fix it.

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If you’re a moderately active Facebook user and have over 250 friends you may have noticed that the “Most Recent” newsfeed seems to omit things.  For my part, it’s a conversation I’ve had a number of different times with friends. Collectively musing on just how Facebook goes about displaying the recent updates. After all, the “Top News” ...

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Post Arizona Travel Tweetup Wrapup

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We just wrapped up the 2nd Arizona Travel Tweetup and I’m thrilled to say it was an absolute blast.  We added three new faces to the group and spent a couple hours exchanging travel stories, wisdom, and doing more than a little brainstorming.   You can see the original event announcement here.

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Personalize Your Travel Photography

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Even the most experienced travel photographers make a simple mistake. It has nothing to do with the quality of the photos they take, is independent of the quality of their camera, and has little to do with composition. I’m not talking about how to take stunning shots of the local people, natural beauty or architectural flare you ...

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Social Networks, E-mail and User Behavior

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Facebook and MySpace have received their fair share of attention.  Thousands of articles have been written looking at the younger generation’s quick adoption of these sites and their prolific success.  Some of these articles have even taken a look at how older generations have begun adopting social networks, while others have ...