Fold3, Fresno, Instagram, More: Wednesday Afternoon Buzz, April 23, 2014

Fold3 is offering free access to its Civil War collection through April 30th.

Is Google going to buy Square?

A guy grabs a million bitcoin-related tweets and analyzes them. A name I did not expect to see: Marc Andreessen.

From Social Media Examiner: 5 Instagram Tools to better manage your marketing. Alas, I am too boring for Instagram.

A supposedly-patched router vulnerability apparently wasn’t patched that well. “The security researcher who first found a vulnerability affecting more than 20 different router models says the patch meant to fix it only hides the initial weakness and doesn’t remove it whatsoever.”

Increase your knowledge: 20 free ebooks for social media marketers.

Smashing Magazine pointed me toward http://projectnaptha.com/, which sounds terrific: “Project Naptha automatically applies state-of-the-art computer vision algorithms on every image you see while browsing the web. The result is a seamless and intuitive experience, where you can highlight as well as copy and paste and even edit and translate the text formerly trapped within an image.”

Fresno State has expanded its digitized yearbook and newspaper collection. “The Henry Madden Library houses the complete collection of ‘The Collegian’ on microfilm going back to 1922. In a three-year project, the library digitized the entire microfilm collection from 1922-1998, which is now available online.” Good afternoon, Internet…

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