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Morning Toolbox – October 12, 2012 – Google Tweaks, Social Media and More

Morning Toolbox is a daily digest of interesting tools and techniques that skeptics can use online.

Google has long had two different tools that would let you measure the relative popularity of different topics over time, I’ve mentioned them before. Recently they merged two of them (Google Trends and Google Insights for Search) into a new Google Trends with an improved UI. This is a valuable tool for all skeptics – you can see which topics are more popular than others, as well as which are waxing or waning in popularity.  Read about more tools after the jump…

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Morning Toolbox – October 11, 2012 – Legal Threats and Fair Use

Morning Toolbox is a daily digest of interesting tools and techniques that skeptics can use online.

Seems to be one of those days for news of legal action affecting skeptic bloggers. First, a South African company named Solal is suing blogger Kevin Charleston for R350,000 ($40,000 US) over an article in which he reveals that “Health Intelligence Magazine” is a thinly disguised piece of marketing material for the company.  And that’s not the only lawsuit today, read on…

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