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Happy 5th Birthday, YouTube!

It’s hard to believe that YouTube, which serves more than 1 billion videos per day, is a mere five years old today. The domain name YouTube.com was registered on February 14, 2005. The company sold to Google in October 2006 …

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EyePlorer – Visually Explore Wikipedia

EyePlorer is a reference search engine that takes your original search term then displays related terms in a circle around your original search term. Clicking on each related term reveals more information from Wikipedia about that term. If the information …

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Engaging Students with Voki

Voki is a free service that allows your students to create personalized speaking avatars and embed them on a blog or wiki or send them via e-mail. This service provides numerous features to help students personalize their speaking avatar’s voice, …

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Super Bowl XLIV Ads 2010

Television advertisements during the Super Bowl football game get a lot of hype, but we often don’t see the same Super Bowl ads in Canada as in the US. Every year, Canadian stations buy the rights to air the Super …

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Visualizing 6 Years of Facebook

Facebook was launched on February 4, 2004 and has come a long way from a Harvard-only networking site in the intervening years. In fact, Facebook has undoubtedly become the world’s largest social network, with over 400 million users worldwide and …

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