Did you hear that? It’s the sound of another week coming to a close. You’re probably thinking to yourself, “How will I ever get to read all of the social media tips, app reviews, and trend analyses I’ve missed?”
Well, this is the Internet — you could search and scroll your way around in the hopes of finding the resources you’re looking for. Or, you could simply take a peek below at our handy weekly guide to all that was new on the web in the last seven days.
This week’s roundup includes some social media sleuthing tips for that upcoming job interview, the innovative ways that lawyers use the social web to advance their careers, and some Apple-themed products for baby that will have you cooing uncontrollably.
- Top 10 Stop Motion Videos on YouTube
The painstaking art of stop motion video is widely honored on YouTube. Here are 10 of the best animations we’ve seen.
- Top 10 YouTube News Bloopers
Who doesn’t love a good blooper reel, especially when it comes from those suit-and-tie-serious news anchors? For a laugh, check out these 10 greats that were just too good not to find their way to the Internet.
- 5 Things the Library of Congress is Archiving Online
You may not think of all your social media noodlings as a historical document, but that’s what the Library of Congress aims to create with its archive of the web. Check out what their huge project of capturing our time entails.
- 6 Websites for Remembering and Honoring Veterans
Though Memorial Day has passed, it’s never a bad time to take a moment and reflect on the sacrifices of those who defend our country. These six sites are full of important stories and resources.
- How Lawyers Are Using Social Media for Real Results
While many attorneys and firms have been cautious around new media, some have reinvented their careers through blogging, tweeting, and sharing. Here are some examples.
- 4 Social Media Efforts to Aid the Gulf Coast
The Gulf oil spill tragedy has left many feeling powerless to help out, but pockets of non-profits are using social media tools for grassroots action. Here’s a look at their efforts.
- HOW TO: Make a Great How-To Video
Tom Laidlaw, the CEO of the how-to video site VideoJug.com, shares some top dos and don’ts for the instructional format.
- 4 Tips for Producing Quality Web Videos
With the explosion of web video content, it’s harder than ever to get your productions seen and heard. Here are a few tips that will help you distinguish your videos.
- How Does Facebook View the World?
Facebook may be the first large scale Internet company to survive a bold “shoot first and ask questions later” policy when it comes to innovation. Here’s a look at what they’ve done right, and what could be improved.
Tech & Mobile
- 10 Must-Have Apps for the New iPad Owner
With the long-awaited international launch of the iPad, thousands of folks will be app hunting in the coming weeks. We’ve highlighted 10 must-haves to start you off right.
- 10 Free Android Apps to Boost Your Productivity
Time may be money, but these absolutely free Android apps will help you save both by boosting your productivity.
- 5 Matching iPhone and iPad Cases
Are you a fashion-forward Apple addict? Then have we got the accessories for you. Clad your favorite phone and tablet in matching garb with these swanky cases.
- 10 Adorable Apple-Themed Baby Accessories
Prepare for cute overload! From outfits, to hats, to toy iPhones, these “iBaby” products will start your offspring on the path to Apple fandom while they’re still highly impressionable.
- 3 Key Location Trends for Moms
As location services become more mainstream, moms are taking advantage of related discounts, utility apps, and entertainment on-the-go. Here are 3 location trends to watch.
- What the Future Holds for the Checkin
Location-based services, while still somewhat abstract in their usefulness, offer a wealth of social engagement opportunities that have yet to be implemented. Here are a few examples.
- 7 Awesome CSS3 Techniques You Can Start Using Right Now
From slideshows to navigation menus, here are seven of our favorite practical CSS3 techniques that you can experiment with.
- 5 Small Business Social Media Success Stories
Small businesses can always learn from the success stories of others. Here are five companies that are kicking tail and taking names while staying on top of their social media efforts.
- 3 Ways to Ace Your Job Interview with Social Media
Social media can help you gain crucial insights about the company and people you’ll be interviewing with. Here’s how you can leverage that info for a successful meeting.
- HOW TO: Organize Your Contacts for Networking Success
Now that you’ve accumulated so many friends and followers, learn how to gather and secure all their contact information on your desktop and phone.
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