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How to link to a friend in your facebook status update?

I want to say in my facebook status update that I heard so-and-so things from my friend "Chuck Turnbull". And I want the text of "Chuck Turnbull" to appear as a link to his profile. How do I do this?
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How can I sort emails in Gmail by size?

Google has started to warn me that I am almost out of space in my Gmail account. How can I sort my messages by size to identify any expendable large emails in my account?
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Is there a bookmarklet that will let me add a Delicious link in one click? [closed]

I use Delicious.com and want a bookmarklet that just adds a link with a specific tag in one click, rather than bringing up the new link window and requiring me to enter tags and click enter. Does ...
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6answers
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Web app to send Bulk SMS [closed]

Any recommendations for web apps for sending bulk SMS to several mobile numbers?
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7answers
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Web app for managing shared bills? [closed]

When I was a student, like most students, I used to share a house with 4 others. We had lots of bills, each in a different person's name. It would have been good if there was a good web app for ...
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Command line tools to access Gmail? [closed]

Are there some command line tools (or libraries) out there to access a gmail account, e.g. to read unread messages, download messages, etc.?
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How can I fully and immediately unsubscribe from Facebook?

I know that there's a way to suspend the Facebook account and it should be removed after 2 weeks. However I would like to immediately and definitively remove my account, so that in their servers ...
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9answers
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Label outgoing emails in Gmail when composing the mail

I try to label every single conversation that is in my Gmail inbox. For incoming mails this is super straightforward. I just hit L, type the first few letters of my desired label and hit Enter. So far ...
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1answer
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Does Gmail IMAP use a self-signed SSL cert?

I'm trying to set up Gmail using a desktop client, via IMAP. It works, except that my client is complaining about the SSL cert: Issuer: CN=Google Internet Authority,O=Google Inc,C=US ...
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What is the best web application where native French speakers will correct French phrases/texts? [closed]

Does anyone know of a social website where native French language speakers will correct phrases or texts for free?, i.e. for reputation points and badges etc. like at StackExchange? For example, as I ...
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Online regex preview tool [closed]

Is there any good regex webapps out there? I'd like to be able to set which type of regex syntax is used, enter some text and a regex and get matches highlighted. Preferably with different colors so ...
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1answer
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Can I use Google analytics to get page view stats for several pages over time

I'm looking for a way in Google Analytics to get separate page view counts for a number of pages, aggregated by day, week or month For example: Day1 Day2 Day3 Day4 Page1 34 45 56 78 ...
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Can I trust Dropbox and similar services? [closed]

Is there any verification that the encryption used can not be bypassed by the operator or should I actually use some encryption of my own like TrueCrypt? edit In the light of this complaint against ...
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Multiple dropbox accounts on one PC?

Is there a way to have a PC connect to multiple dropbox accounts? I have a personal dropbox account which I use to sync files across multiple PCs and that all works fine. However, someone who ...
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3answers
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Training my Google search skills: Is there any competition webapp? [closed]

The best way to become a chess champion is to play against champions. Similarly, I want to improve my Google search skills, but I have no champion around to compete against. Is there a webapp that ...
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6answers
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What are the alternatives to Facebook/Meetup for Event Planning [closed]

I'm looking for an online webapp to manage event planning. Here's the list of ideal requirements I'm looking for: To be able to propagate invitations to friends through either email and/or social ...
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2answers
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How can I send my emails in Thunderbird to Gmail?

I had, a long time ago, a non-free email account. Once I opened a Gmail account I forgot about it, but I still have all the emails stored (in Thunderbird format). I would like to be able to join them ...
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8answers
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Last.fm-like recommendations for books? [closed]

I like the way that Last.fm takes what music I listen to and recommends music of a similar genre that I haven't listened to before (or not very often). I have discovered some good music this way. I ...
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1answer
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Blacklisting only a few senders from Gmail's “Forward a copy of incoming mail” feature

I have two Gmail accounts, one trusted and one for "untrusted" websites. 98% of the "untrusted" websites are actually nice, they don't send me any spam, all of the emails they send are actually ...
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1answer
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How do I delete or merge a Facebook account I no longer have email access to?

I set up a Facebook account with a school email address long ago, when only school email addresses were allowed. I graduated and no longer have that email address, nor access to it. I have also ...
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5answers
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What is the keyboard shortcut for 'Mark as read' in Gmail?

In the new Yahoo! mail I can select multiple checkboxes against my email subjects and press k to perform the action Mark as read. Is there a similar alternative in Gmail?
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3answers
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Can I use Gmail for my email domain?

I use my own domain for email, so that I can use multiple email addresses when shopping online, subscribing, etc. These are all redirected to Gmail. I have created some addresses under that domain ...
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2answers
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Multiple personalities on multiple URLs for my blog

I have a blog at blogger. We are using this blog as a communication and knowledge management platform between different boddies of users (closed membership). Every body also has a website with a ...
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9answers
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Is there a way to get Google translate to give you both the du/Sie and tu/vous forms in German/French?

When I type in "do you want to go?" into Google Translate it gives me in French: voulez-vous aller? and in German it gives me willst du gehen? Is there a way to change the settings so that it ...
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4answers
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Am I to trust my user/password to some apps that claim to be integrated with Twitter?

I have seen a couple of webapps that say something along the lines: "Use your twitter account-> User ___ password __" And then they take you to some other page. After all this phishing warnings ...
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2answers
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Is there any way to turn off friend suggestion on Facebook?

Imagine that I have two friends - Alice and Bob - and I want to prevent Alice from showing up in Bob's friend suggestions ("people you might know"). Can I do that?
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10answers
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What web applications are available for mindmapping? [closed]

Relevant additional information would be features, offline usage, mobile integration and pricing.
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4answers
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Any alternatives to Google Apps for your domain? [closed]

I'm specifically interested in a webmail service, but I will appreciate suggestions to replace other components too.
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2answers
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Is there a way to make Gmail check an IMAP email account?

Is there a way or any 3rd party service to make Gmail check an IMAP email account?
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2answers
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Sync Google Apps Calendar to my iPhone

I have a Google Apps account through work. I've noticed that when I add a calendar event there is a significant lag time between when I add the event and when it appears on my iPhone. Additionally, ...
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4answers
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Music services with Last.fm integration? [closed]

I used http://thesixtyone.com for quite some time as the main source of new music discoveries. At some point they redesigned their site and it became really hard to use. The old version is still ...
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1answer
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How to change color of event in Google calendar?

Is there a way to change the color of display of an event in Google Calendar like MS Outlook allow you to do with it's category ?
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2answers
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Accessing a password-protected iCalendar feed from Google Calendar

I want Google Calendar to show the events from a remote ics feed protected by HTTP Basic Authentication. The URL is like: http://user:password@host/path/eventList?site=calsite&format=calendar ...
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8answers
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What's a good web-based inventory management system? [closed]

What's a good web-based inventory management system for stock tracking? It should be able to do inventory level tracking as well.
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Stop Gmail from automatically creating contacts

Gmail really likes to make contacts for me and stick them in my "All Contacts" list. I'd much rather manage my contacts myself and only add people when I want to specifically do so. (Actually, I ...
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4answers
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Online scheduling web app which allows customers to book appointments? [closed]

I'm looking for an online scheduling system that allows my customers to book appointments/services online through one interface, and for myself and my team to manage all of the appointments (and ...
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2answers
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Transfer posts from LiveJournal to Blogger

I started off blogging using LiveJournal but I switched to Blogger as I like to do as much as possible inside the Google ecosystem. Is there an easy way to transfer my LiveJournal posts to Blogger, ...
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12answers
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What online computer language interpreters are available, so I can practice programming from my iPhone? [closed]

I want to play with interpreted code on my iPhone without jailbreaking. I'm familiar with tryruby for ruby. Are there any other online interpreters out there that I can use.
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3answers
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How can I filter my FaceBook news feed to a specific application?

For example, suppose I wanted to see all the recent news-feed entries for mafia wars. Is there a way to filter your feed down to a specific application? I can do this using the Facebook iPhone app ...
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3answers
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Remove past events from Google Calendar

I sync my Google calendar with Outlook. I have recurring daily entires in my Outlook calendar which I would like to remove from Google calendar (and Outlook if necessary) when they are in the past. ...
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4answers
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Are there any only music services that permit re-downloading purchased music in the event of a data-loss? [closed]

I've been using Amazon because their MP3s are drm-free, but now I'm curious are there any music-resellers that have distribute drm-free, and have a decent policy that in the event of data-loss I can ...
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6answers
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How do I organize my labels in Gmail?

I have more than 100 labels in my Gmail account. They are currently displayed as a long list on the left side of the screen, and it's becoming quite difficult to use. Is there a way I can group ...
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1answer
560 views

Are facebook friend suggestions reflexive?

If facebook suggests that I become friends with person A, does person A have a friend suggestion that is me?
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4answers
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Alternatives to LibraryThing [closed]

I have used LibraryThing for a long time but the interface is very unintuitive and "old school". Are there some better alternatives out there? I want: Nice looking GUI Good API to include recent ...
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2answers
252 views

What is the difference between tags and folders in Google Reader? [closed]

Google Reader has the concept of folders and tags. What is the difference between these concepts? Should I group my subscriptions by folders or tags?
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2answers
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When is it okay to use “label:”, “in:”, or “is:” in a Gmail Filter?

When you try to use any of the queries label:, in:, or is: in a Gmail filter, you will see the following warning: Warning: Filter searches containing "label:", "in:", or "is:" criteria are not ...
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21answers
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Recommendation for a web app to track Time, like a Time Clock at work? [closed]

I'm an independent contractor, and work on many different jobs throughout a given day... I'm trying to find a decent web-app based time clock so I can use my phone or the computer to access it. It ...
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3answers
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How can I see what gmail accounts are using my email as the secondary/backup email?

I have an older gmail account that I set up that I need access to. I know that I used my primary gmail address as the backup account, but I can't remember the username that I used. I'd swear that I ...
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2answers
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Create address labels from Gmail contacts in Google Docs?

Is there a way to create address labels in Google Docs based on my Gmail contacts (even better would be a group of contacts I made)? Essentially allowing me to easily create all my address labels for ...
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6answers
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Simple household finance website [closed]

I search for a simple web-application to manage household buyings and keep track of the costs. A simple Website where I can add my bills and get monthly statistics. NotreManage looks very promising ...

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