- That cactus looked a lot smaller back there: Just to keep everybody humble, Business Insider looks at 2010 predictions of how big mobile would be. We were all off by half.
- Deep canyon: Forget trying to rewrite your Wikipedia listing. Now all the kids are working on how to get your client's content into Google's new "in-depth" articles.
- No longer a desert for colleges: LinkedIn started university pages, and lowered its age requirements to join so high school students can use the site to explore campuses.
- High noon: It's beautiful AND functional: The Timely app for Android gets a rave review.
- Grand Canyon size? Brand activity on Twitter is "through the roof."
- I said "cacti." Here's a nice roundup of free transcription tools for writers.
- Automatic sprinkler: Twitter triggers are back on IFTTT (If This, Then That), allowing lots of free and easy automation. Hallelujah!
- Trail marker? Facebook is testing a feature that will prompt you to follow more people.
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