My Thoughts on Social Media

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The Fastest Web On Earth

Geographic Revolution

Akamai monitors global Internet conditions around the clock. With this real-time data it identify the global regions with the greatest attack traffic, cities with the slowest Web connections (latency), and geographic areas with the most Web traffic (traffic density). – http://wwwnui.akamai.com/gnet/globe/index.html

As per Forbes & Akamai followings are top 10 fastest web countries in world.

No. 10: United Kingdom
Last year’s megabytes per second (Mbps) speed averaged 7.1 Mbps, up 48% from a year ago. In the second quarter of 2013, average speeds for broadband internet connections were 8.4 Mbps, according to Akamai.

No. 9: Sweden
Those Nordics got the best of everything, don’t they? Except weather. The Swedes had speeds averaging 7.4 Mbps, up 44% from a year ago. In the second quarter of 2013, average connection speeds were 8.4 Mbps.

No. 8: USA
The U.S. had average connection speeds of 7.4 Mbps, 28% faster than in 2011.  second…

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I need a new word

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A word meaning “I’m not on Facebook”.  First of all the phrase is cumbersome and it’s worded in the negative, something I try to avoid when talking about myself.  Also, after reading this article it seems that we need a positive spin on opting out of this particular form of social media.  Today Facebook is so commonplace, indeed my 70-something parents have opted in, that if you refrain there MUST be a reason, now it seems that reason MIGHT (probably) have a little deviance attached.  A sketchy past, running from the law, introvert gone overboard, who knows WHAT?!?!?!

While I find this kind of logic concerning, I can’t help marvel at the progression of this media.  Four years ago if I mentioned I wasn’t on Facebook, I was hit with two responses.  1.  You’ve got to it’s so fun, I’ve reconnected with so many people, the picture sharing alone!  2…

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The Importance Of Having Good Credit

It's All About Him

A good friend of mine and me were talking about good credit and bad credit, and his thoughts on bad credit shocked me. He confided in me that he had terrible credit and he could not see paying some-one to fix his credit, his exact mindset was echoed in these words he shared with me. ” The good thing is that they can not lock you up for having bad credit”. As I work in credit repair I think back on what he said, and yes he is right they can not lock you up, however with all that being said repairing your credit is extremely important.

Once my friend found out that I worked in credit repair he asked me how much it would cost him to get his credit repaired. When I explained to him the cost and the work, he like a lot of people said it is too expensive…

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