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Why College Students Need To Register With Sumpto

Our college years are filled with sleepless nights, tons of homework, enormous amounts of ramen noodles and endless bowls of Kraft dinner. Our heads are overloaded with heaps of information and our fingers, sore, from infinite typing. Days seem to blend together and years go by extremely quick as we strive to achieve our goal of graduating.

Nonetheless, life as a college student is not just endless amounts of papers and assignments, although there are plenty of those, there are also parties to attend and friends to connect with. It is a constant balancing act between work and play.

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Why So Much Interest In Pinterest?

Pinterest_logoThe newly popular site Pinterest, happens to not be so new. The site launched in March 2010, but it seems 2011 is it’s year of user growth and popularity. The invitation only site emerged as one of the top 10 social networking sites in December 2011. According to Experian Hitwise, the site nearly received 11 million total visits during the week ending December 17, 2011, which is almost 40 times the total amount of visits it received only six months prior ( June 2011).

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The Google+ Threat: Does It Exist?

Google-plus-threatThere are many skeptics on the recent release of Google’s latest attempt of a social network, Google+. I say “latest”, because Google has tried many times to create a social network with Google Buzz and Google Wave (to name just a few), but in the end they all were flops.

Due to its history of not doing so well in the social networking department, it’s expected that some may feel Google+ will not stack up to the widely popular social networks, like Facebook and Twitter. On the other hand, some who have used Google+ are intrigued by this new arrival into the social media world and have already left their “old” social networks and devoted themselves solely to this “new” social site.

It seems as though Google might have gotten it right this time around. Even so, does this now mean that Google+ is a threat to other social networking sites? And of course, we all have probably asked this inevitable question at some point, “Which Social Network does Google+ threaten the most; Facebook or Twitter?”

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