A new Digg, a new school year, and a new weekly roundup of essential resources. In case you were too busy buying pencils and calculators for yourself or a young ‘un, we’ve pulled together our top posts from the past week or so.
Check out our updates on Digg (Digg), or our infographic on the state of the Geosocial Universe in Social Media (social media). Tech’s your thing? We’ve got your back to school apps, how to figure out those pesky QR codes, or how to “unsend” e-mails in Gmail (Gmail). Finally, our business section brings you tips on creating logos, alternatives to Foursquare (Foursquare) and a peak inside the Edelman offices.
* 7 Cool Chrome Extensions for Twitter
These feature-rich Chrome (Chrome) extensions can make Twitter’s homepage as powerful as any desktop app.
* 20 Cool Twitter Accounts for Daily Fun and Inspiration [PICS]
In addition to real-time news, Twitter is great for daily doses of inspiration, education, entertainment, and most of all, fun.
* The State of the GeoSocial Universe [INFOGRAPHIC]
Wondering what the big picture looks like when it comes to location features and social networks? This should put it all into perspective.
* New Digg Is Live: What It Means For Digg and For You
After more than a month of testing its new alpha version to invite-only users, Digg’s redesigned site is live for everyone.
* A Brief History of Digg
Just a few months shy of its sixth birthday, social news site Digg has launched its highly anticipated overhaul/redesign. Here we take a look back at site’s developments over the years.
* Facebook Privacy: 6 Years of Controversy [INFOGRAPHIC]
The release of Facebook Places raised serious privacy concerns for users of the social network. Check out this infographic that traces the history of Facebook’s privacy snafus.
* Mayor Wars: A Battle For Foursquare Supremacy [VIDEO]
One of the more hotly contested mayorships in New York City is that of the Chipotle restaurant on St. Marks Place, where two Foursquare developers have been battling for the title.
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