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Ukraine to Get Its Own Social Network — Once the DDoS Attacks Stop

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Ukraine may soon get its very own social network, Mashable has learned, but its debut is being delayed by ongoing DDoS attacks.

The social network, which will live at WeUA.info (slogan: “We live for Ukraine), was scheduled to go live Monday night, but has not been able to launch due to a sustained attempt to keep it offline.

“We have not opened the website for the public yet, although we are already seeing very strong DDoS attacks,” WeUA’s founder, Bogdan Oliyarchuk, told Mashable via email. “We see deliberate attacks every day.”

Oliyarchuk added that while it is difficult to track where the attacks are coming from, he has information that suggests the attacks are coming from Russia — and elsewhere in Ukraine Read more…

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Through an Oculus, Clearly: Stop Freaking Out About Facebook

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By now, we know that the reaction to a major Facebook acquisition among the chattering technorati follows a pretty simple script. It happened with Instagram in 2012, it happened again last month with WhatsApp, and it happened yet again Tuesday with the $ 2 billion deal for the virtual reality gurus at Oculus VR

First comes the stage where we all have a good laugh. Facebook bought what now? For how much? No. Seriously? What are they smoking in Menlo Park? The memes and jokes fly thick and fast. We comb our cultural history for anything that matches the pattern of an accurate predictionThe Oatmeal called itThe Simpsons called it Read more…

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Nofollow

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“Nofollowdation is the most monstrously conceived and dangerous marketing plot we have ever had to face.”
– General Jack D. Ripper, Dr. Strangelove (slightly modified)

This was me a few years ago:

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“DANGIT!!! Nofollowed!!!”

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My dreams completely shattered; how would I ever explain this to my boss? That initial excitement and celebration had now faded, as I sulked deeper and deeper into my chair, disgruntled, believing that all my work had amounted to nothing.

To try and prevent such a travesty from every happening again, I went on a crusade...

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What does freemium mean? And why it’s time to stop being cheap [EDITORIAL]

What does freemium mean? It’s a term that’s been sweeping the gaming world as of late, and it’s time to give it a definition. It’s also time to plead for users to help get rid of it for a better tomorrow!
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