Archive for May, 2009

Pligg Spammers And Using Google to Find Pligg V1.0.0 Sites

Pligg Spammers And Using Google to Find Pligg V1.0.0 Sites

Last week we decided to run a live install of Pligg v1.0.0 RC5 as a test to see if the usual spammers would come to visit it, lo and behold we were not disappointed with around ten spam registrations per...

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Author: on May 25th, 2009

Category: Pligg

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MyWeblog WordPress Blog Theme By WooThemes

MyWeblog WordPress Blog Theme By WooThemes

myweblog from WooThemes is personal blog in the same vein as our most popular themes – Busy Bee & Fresh News. The style is modern and funky, whilst the colour-coded categories are sure to provide you with a little bit...

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Author: on May 25th, 2009

Category: Wordpress Themes

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Fred Wilson Talks To Google About Disruption: Video

Fred Wilson Talks To Google About Disruption: Video

Venture Capitalist (Union Square Ventures) and blogger Fred Wilson gave a talk a few days ago at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View. The key point of his talk was about disruption — what companies are doing out there to change...

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Author: on May 25th, 2009

Category: Videos

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Build A Fully Featured Niche Twitter Clone With Laconi.ca Open Source

Build A Fully Featured Niche Twitter Clone With Laconi.ca Open Source

There is no denying that the microblogging format Twitter is based upon has exploded over the past few years you simply have to look at Twitters overall exponential growth to further validate this fact. So what about starting your own...

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Author: on May 25th, 2009

Category: Laconica

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Bit.ly Surpasses Tinyurl.com As The Default URL Shortener For Twitter.com

Bit.ly Surpasses Tinyurl.com As The Default URL Shortener For Twitter.com

When using Twitter it’s almost inevitable that you will need to use a URL shortening service at some point when posting web links, The most used and recognized link shortener until recently has been Tinyurl.com. Bit.ly however has now overtaken...

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Author: on May 24th, 2009

Category: Web News

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FAQPal A Digg Type Tutorial Website For Web Designers / Developers

FAQPal A Digg Type Tutorial Website For Web Designers / Developers

FAQPal is a new social news website recently launched which aims to list the best Web Developer and Design tutorials from around the web. There are a few other existing sites providing this service on the web Designbump.com, DesignFloat.com, Dzone.com,...

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Author: on May 23rd, 2009

Category: Pligg, Startups

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DesignFloat and Pligg Hacked Again? Malicious Software Warning

DesignFloat and Pligg Hacked Again? Malicious Software Warning

DesignFloat has suffered more than it’s fair share of pligg related problems, hacks, database corruptions in the past so much so we wrote an article not long ago asking whether DesignFloat needed to move away from Pligg to survive. It...

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Author: on May 22nd, 2009

Category: Pligg

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Pligg V1.0.0 Changes To Break All Your Story URL’s and Damage SEO and PR

Pligg V1.0.0 Changes To Break All Your Story URL’s and Damage SEO and PR

Pligg are currently working towards releasing v1.0.0 of their system which is claimed to be an drastic improvement over previous versions of the system. Browsing their forums today though we came across an interesting post regarding a new Story URL...

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Author: on May 22nd, 2009

Category: Pligg

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