What We're Reading - May 27

Posted by Lisa King under Social Media

Real-life social media lessons

Photo Shelter shares what works for them and what doesn't and how you can learn what works for your audience.

Happy birthday YouTube

YouTube celebrates its 6th birthday with the announcement that 48 hours of video are now uploaded to the site every minute - a 37% increase in the past 6 months. (Does anyone else wonder about their storage?)

Like TripIt for Shopping

The Washington Post reports on ProjectSlice  - a service that organizes your online shopping by analyzing your inbox and pulling all your receipts. Currently it only works with Yahoo mail. Hopefully it will work with Gmail in the future.

Google Street View

If you're in Bangalore, India and see a strange looking car or tricycle with cameras mounted on it, don't be alarmed - it's just Google street view.

Kids on Facebook?

And by kids, we actually mean those under 13 that aren't currently allowed to have Facebook accounts. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg thinks they should be allowed.  Currently the 13 and over limit is determined by the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) that restricts what information can be collected from children under 13 and shared about them.

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