Twitter, Super Bowl, OCLC, Craigslist, More: Brief Monday Buzz, February 4, 2013
Twitter’s got its Super Bowl tweet roundup. “By the beginning of the second half, the volume of Tweets had already surpassed last year’s Tweet total.” boggle
More Super Bowl: did you miss any of the ads? Mashable’s gathered them all in one spot.
The state of Montana has started a transparency Web site for information on state expenditures. “So far the database covers the past few months. A search of the data showed thousands and thousands of individual ‘checks’ written by the state for contractors, insurers, other government entities, supplies, and other expenses.”
Dear Myrtle is moving to Google+ Hangouts for her Webinars. In this post, she explains why.
THIS should be interesting: OCLC and FamilySearch are teaming up. “Under this new partnership, OCLC will incorporate data from FamilySearch’s catalog of genealogical materials into WorldCat, and FamilySearch will use OCLC cataloging services to continue to catalog its collections in WorldCat. FamilySearch will also use the WorldCat Search API to incorporate WorldCat results into search results returned by FamilySearch genealogy services.”
From Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 12 Fabulous Academic Search Engines. FABULOUS.
Craigslist has added a photo grid view. Unfortunately my concerns (I can’t really call them complaints because Craigslist costs me $0 to use, which must be taken into consideration no matter how flipping frustrating it is) have nothing to do with its design motif.
Useful from HowToGeek: The best free ways to send encrypted e-mail and messages. Good morning, Internet…