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AP Newswire featured RottenNeighbor today as a “website seemingly tailor-made for such suburban woes.” The article covered some of the most popular posts on the site, discussed changing neighborhood trends demonstrated on RottenNeighbor, and touched on the possibility of a reality show based on the site. The story was picked up by more than 200 media outlets including CNN.com. To read more on this story, click here. Read more


George and Dynamite

I saw this on Reddit the other day… I immediately LOL’d:

Ooops.
Of course, this reminds me of the brand that I created for George where I purposely created this type of imagery:
There he is…! George!
The idea here was simple… George, who is your best friend in the entire world, wants to love on you all the time. He’s there when you wake up in the morning and he’s there when you head to sleep.
In fact, he’s persistently and constantly vigilant, on your behalf, ensuring that you get all that you need to get done! And, on he’ll do whatever he can to help you out!
When he finds things that he believes you might like he brings them to you faithfully… and, in this case, innocently. Again, he just wants to love on you!
Don’t worry…! It’s more like this…
But why the dynamite? Why an “explosive” device?
That’s because I’ve built the app with a distinct timing system to help you recalibrate your efforts maximally. You see, George is in the business of helping you get things done and making sure that you get all that you need to get done in one single calendar day.
What the means, tactically, is that your so-called ToDo List will “self-destruct” every day. Although this might sound dangerous and make you anxious let me assure you that George is in the business of helping you become a better human, making sure that you only record what you need to get done and letting the rest disappear.
This philosophy of getting things done is one of simplicity and function. It’s one that trains you to make better decisions about what you capture in a ToDo List App and what is superfluous and non-essential.
And believe me, George wants to help you focus on what matters and remove the rest from the table, sotospeak. And he does that in service of you.
That’s what the George brand is all about and that’s what this small hyper-utilitarian app will do for you. George will help you get things done and train you to focus on execution above everything else.
I think you’ll fall in love with him (and the app) and in time you’ll find him to be an uncompromisable part of your daily routine and workflow. He’ll always be there for you, ready to assist in making your life a little bit more full of the good stuff while eliminating the stuff that’ll slow you down.
I hope you like it.
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Code Review Etiquette

Code reviews are a big part of writing software, especially when working within a team. It is important to have an agreed-upon etiquette for reviewing code within a team. A code review is a critique and a critique can often feel more personal than the code writing itself. A sloppy, under-researched, or insensitive code critique can cause difficulties between team members, reduce overall team productivity, and diminish code quality over time. This post will briefly define code reviews, describe some common mistakes, and provide some quick tips for improving a code review process.

What are code reviews?
Code reviews are the process of sharing code so that other engineers can review it. Code reviews can happen verbally during pair programming sessions, or through reviewing code on websites like CodePen and GitHub. Mainly, code reviews happen in tools like GitHub when engineers submit pull requests.
Critiques are hugely beneficial. Convening engineers to discussions about code ensure that they're on the same page, regardless of whether it's in person or by sharing comments. Also, a review can help catch small mistakes in code or comments—like spelling and it can help newer or more junior coders learn the codebase. When done well, regular code reviews have nothing but benefits for all involved.
A common goal for code reviews is to make code changes as minimal and clear as possible so that the reviewer can easily understand what has changed and what is happening in the code. If code reviews are smaller, they're more frequent — potentially several a day — and more manageable.
Reviewing code should be a part of every developer's workflow. Senior reviewers are given the opportunity to teach/mentor, and even learn something new from time to time. Junior reviewers can grow and often help ensure code readability through the questions they ask. In fact, junior engineers are usually the best team members to ensure code readability.
For an engineer who works alone, asking for feedback from outsiders — at meet-ups, GitHub, Open Source Slack Channels, Reddit, Twitter, etc — can allow the solo coder the opportunity to participate in a code review process.
If we could all agree on an established process and language for reviewing code, then maintaining a positive environment for creative and productive engineering is easier. A code review etiquette benefits everyone — whether working alone or within a team.
Harsh code reviews can hurt feelings

Seeing bugs and issues continue to roll in and being mentally unable to address them has led to feelings of failure and depression. When looking at the moment project, I could only see the negatives. The bugs and misnomers and mistakes I had made. It led to a cycle of being too depressed to contribute, which led to being depressed because I wasn't contributing.
- Tim Wood, creator of Momentjs

There are many online comments, posts, and tweets by prolific engineers expressing that their feelings have been hurt by code reviews. This doesn't directly mean that reviewers are trying to be mean. Feeling defensive is a normal, quite human reaction to a critique or feedback. A reviewer should be aware of how the pitch, tone, or sentiment of their comments could be interpreted but the reviewee — see Occam's Razor.

It's like these commenters don't consider maintainers to be people, we make mistakes. https://t.co/tBa8kzymU4
— Henry Zhu @SF (@left_pad) September 18, 2017

Although reviewing code is very beneficial, a poor or sloppy review can have the opposite outcome. Avoid criticism without providing context. In other words, take the time to explain why something is wrong, where it went wrong, and how to avoid the mistake moving forward. Showing this level of respect for the reviewee strengthens the team, improves engineering awareness, and helps to provide agreed-upon technical definitions.
Quick tips for improving code review etiquette
Code is logical in nature. It is easy to pinpoint code that is incorrect or could be improved, just like it is easy to notice spelling misteaks. The human condition, when looking at and discussing logical things (like code), is to disregard the feelings of other people. This causes feelings to get hurt and a loss of focus on learning and collaboration.
Improving code review etiquette, because of the human condition, is difficult! Here is a quick list of things that I've done, said, seen, or received, that are easy wins in the art of Code Review Etiquette.
Remove the person
Without realizing it, engineers can neglect the difference between insightful critique and criticism because of personal relationships in communication.
The lines below dissect a code review comment of a theoretical function where it is suggested that there is an opportunity to return out of the function early.
You and I: Using you or I is probably not offensive intentionally, so don't worry. However, over time, involving the person can start to feel less positive—especially if vocal tones are ever added.
You should return out of this function early
We: Using we is inclusive and a safe way to say something more directly without making someone feel defensive. However, if the person speaking says we, and has not worked on the code at all, it may seem falsely inclusive and insensitive.
We should return out of this function early
No personal reference: Without personal reference, conversation or review will closely communicate the problem, idea, or issue.
Return out of this function early
Notice how the amount of text needed to communicate the same thing without using personal references takes fewer words and has greater clarity. This helps with human interaction, separates code discussion from personal discussion, and fewer words are needed to communicate the same idea.
Keep passionate conversations quiet
Passion is an important motivator for improving. Passion that is critical in nature can be very considerate and motivating. Feedback that is critical in nature is most useful if the person receiving the critique is engaged. This sort of communication comes up a lot during architectural conversations or when discussing new products.
Feedback that is critical in nature is most useful if the person receiving the critique is engaged. Note: the person receiving the information must be engaged with the critique.
Imagine this comment when stated with exaggerated physical movement, more excited vocal tone, and higher volume.
There are 8 web fonts used in this mock which may affect page load speed or even certain tracking metrics that could be caused by new race conditions!
Then, imagine a similar comment, even terser but stated with a calm demeanor, slower delivery, and a normal vocal volume — followed by a question.
There are 8 web fonts used in this mock. This will affect page load speed and possible tracking metrics because of potential race conditions. How can this be improved?
Notice how the comments above are almost the same. The second comment is even more direct. It states a problem as a fact and then requests feedback.
An important thing to remember when being passionate is taking on a quieter tone. This is a physical decision — not a social one. Passionate language can be the same, and perceived very differently, based on the orientation of the communicator's tone. If physical tone (body language), vocal tone, vocal pitch, and vocal volume remain gentle, it is observed that it is much more likely for an audience to remain engaged — even if the critique is critical in nature.
If the tone is aggressive in nature (exaggerated physical movement, more excited vocal tone, higher volume), the actual words used can be gentle in nature, but the audience can feel very differently. This communication can lead to embarrassment, a disengaged audience, and even loss of respect.
Aggressive communication is common with passionate communication because the human condition wants to protect ideas that we're passionate about. So, don't worry about it too much if you observe that your audience is disengaged when discussing something that you're passionate about. The key is to remember that if you can create perceived gentle communication, it will be easier for your audience to remain engaged — even if they are not initially in agreement.
Don't review the author, review the code
Following the conversation above, the act of pointing, within written conversation or actual body language, in almost any situation is not optimal for good communication. It changes the focal point of the conversation from the context of the conversation to a person or a thing.
The response below provides a comment and then a link. In the context of the code review, the second part of the comment and link takes the reader out of the context of the code review, which is confusing.
// Return out of this function earlier
// You need to learn about functional programming
The comment below provides a comment, and then a pseudo-code suggestion.
/*
return early like this:
*/
const calculateStuff = (stuff) => {
if (noStuff) return
// calculate stuff
return calculatedStuff
}
In the two examples above, the first example causes the reader to go far beyond the issue. The conversation is more abstract—even existential. The second example refers directly to the issue and then provides a pseudo code snippet that relates directly to the comment.
It is best to only comment on contextually specific items when reviewing code. Broad comments lead to a loss of context. If broader discussions must happen, they should happen outside of code reviews. This keeps the code review clear and scoped to the code that is being reviewed.
Right and wrong can change
Developers almost always want to re-write things. It is natural to break problems down into tasks in real-time to address today's situation. However, focusing on the who's and why's of a product's history is important to conceptualize because great context is gained. 'History repeats itself' is an important phrase to remember when critiquing products or when a product you've written is critiqued. There is always a great amount of knowledge to be gained from historical context.
JavaScript was made in a week, considered a hacky scripting language, and then became the most widely used programming language in the world. Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs) were supported in 1999, pretty much forgotten about, and now, they continue to gain popularity for the new opportunities they provide. Even the World Wide Web (the Internet) was meant for document sharing with little anticipation of the current result today. All of these technologies are important to remember when considering software and engineering—as logical and predictable results are supposed to be, success is often derived from unexpected results! Be open!
Some resources and tools that can help with code review etiquette

Alexjs: a tool for catching insensitive, inconsiderate writing by Titus Wormer
Grammarly: an extension to help improve communication in browsers
Write Good: a cli and text editor plugin by Brian Ford to help improve communication in text editors and shells
Awesome Writing Tools: an Awesome List of tools for improving writing.

Conclusion
The list above includes general, high-level things that can help with positive engagement when talking about, reviewing, or reading about code—code review etiquette.
I am a hypocrite. I have made all the mistakes that I advise not to do in this article. I am human. My goal here is to help others avoid the mistakes that I have made, and to perhaps encourage some behavior standards for reviewing code so that engineers can more openly discuss code with less worry about being hurt or hurting others.

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Revisiting our Fantasy Football Exploration

In 2015 Viget launched one of our most popular explorations around the future of fantasy football. As avid fans and players, we were interested in exploring the intersection of three of our biggest passions: technology, experience design, and sports. Our goal was to consider improvements to the fantasy football interfaces as well as concepts to push the fantasy experience beyond the screen. Through our research we specifically focused on designs for a more immersive draft experience, enhanced league communications, and better access to more statistical analysis. Two years has passed and the fantasy landscape is still booming with no signs of slowing down. As we start our 6th season of fantasy football at Viget we decided to dust off the ole exploration from the trophy shelf and see whether or not our ideas still hold water—or gatorade—or, well, you get the point.
Looking back, what began as a “wouldn’t it be great if…” exploration garnered positive and validating feedback asking if Viget was building out this experience as a new fantasy app. We were a bit overwhelmed with how many people really wanted to use this interface and the concepts we proposed. While the integrationof a new fantasy app was not necessarily (and is not) an immediate goal of our exploration, it did provide evidence that the 56 million fantasy players across the US and Canada care deeply about their fantasy experience and desire an experience that more closely matches their mature digital expectations.

A BRIEF HISTORY of FANTASY FOOTBALL
To understand the social expectations of fantasy players it’s important to understand the history of the fantasy experience. Fantasy sporting was born 55 years ago in Oakland from of a cocktail of sport fanaticism and statistical geekery. Drafts were completed in-person (often as full day events or parties), notepads and rulebooks were the recorders, and calculations each week were manually calculated by the league commissioner—the experience was as social as it was competitive. Yes, there was a strong analytical emphasis to the game, but it was surrounded by the social and emotional characteristics of a bowling league.

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The experience eventually found its way on the web in the mid-90s and broadened the appeal with new possibilities. No longer bound by geographic proximity, leagues could be formed with players across the country and drafts, calculations, and statistics could be automated in real time. Twenty years later, fantasy interfaces have adapted and evolved with new technologies, but the emphasis has mostly been on analytics and ubiquitousness.

Which brings us back to our fantasy exploration and considerations around what’s next for the fantasy experience. The debate on the best fantasy application is common water cooler fodder (and largely just a personal preference), but the feedback from our exploration did make us realize that users are quite savvy about digital. Ignoring the highly customizable experience sought by power users, most players really just want a fantasy experience that’s reflective of their everyday digital experiences.
More specifically, they’re seeking an experience full of social interactions, crowdsourced decision making, rich data visualizations, unique insights, and an experience that provides immediate enhancement of the live game through their virtual league. Surveying the industry again, we feel confident saying that our exploration and proposed features are still relevant in these areas. There’s still no single application that addresses all of these ideas, but we’re definitely seeing feature movement towards the sentiments we outlined in our work.
CURRENT TRENDS
Beyond this, we see three major areas of focus emerging in fantasy sports. These are marginally related to the broad themes we outlined in our exploration, and in many ways, reflective of the digital marketing industry as a whole. In no particular order, they are:
Diversified ContentSocial ExperiencesMicro/In-Game Fantasy

DIVERSIFIED CONTENT
The trends in fantasy content aren’t all that different than broader trends in content consumption. To say that “content is king” in fantasy would be an understatement. One could even argue that it is becoming one of the biggest differentiators in fantasy platforms (i.e. the provider’s ability to distribute and integrate unique fantasy content and analysis into their platform or channels). All of the major platforms are looking for every possible way to both create proprietary content and deliver it through their own unique mediums (devices, podcasts, user-generated, data-visualizations, etc.).
Consider the amount and range of content that ESPN is rolling out for the 2017 fantasy football season across all of their platforms—daily podcasts, 24 hour fantasy commentary, weekly recurring editorials, paid insider analysis, proprietary metrics and video analysis, tv programming, radio programming, expert chat access, and even fantasy conventions. This isn’t just a few tables of data to glance over each week and an article to read in your leisure. Players are consuming content from every angle and major content creators are providing it across every medium. 
 What was a fifteen minute commitment per week to set a line-up has turned into an all-consuming fantasy experience from every medium. Analysis and insights still reign supreme in weekly decision making and trading, but players don’t want to feel as if they are researching a term paper just to determine if player A or player B will lead them to victory. The experience itself needs to be more entertaining and distinct than academic, and people want it delivered within and outside of the platform. 
Besides your traditional stats, graphics, and editorial content, here are a few highlights of distinct content delivery in fantasy:

Alexa Hardware Integration Platforms like Yahoo! Fantasy have now added a fantasy football skill to Alexa so you can use voice commands to interact with your fantasy roster and get fantasy updates during live games. Additionally, content providers like Fantasy Football Nerd have added skills that analyze potential trades and provide roster recommendations and news, while stat-based providers like Let’s Talk Fantasy Football and Fantasy Matrix have added Alexa skills that give you voice-command access to any potential stat for any player since 2001. Want to find out how many targets Larry Fitzgerald averaged in Week 3 road games against a divisional rival? Just ask Alexa.

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In-App Game Video HighlightsIn one of the more intriguing content-related twists, the NFL.com will show their users, just-happened video highlights of NFL games as their fantasy players’ score. Not only will players get real-time notifications when their fantasy players earn them points, but they’ll be able to watch those scores happen (somewhat akin to having your personal DirectvRed Zone coverage of your fantasy game.) While it helps that they can leverage their ownership of this footage, it is certainly beginning to blur the line between fantasy and reality, and greater proof that investment in this kind of content experience is a key differentiator.

Fleaflicker ChartsWhile Fleaflicker is a smaller platform, they are investing in unique content like comparative player charts. Using historical and in-season data, Fleaflicker visualizes your players performance against both the average and best players at this position. Armed with this information, owners can make more informed decisions on starting or cutting their players without multiple clicks to make similar observations. 

SOCIAL INTEGRATION
As mentioned earlier, fantasy sports is as much about competition, statistical geekery, and glory as it is about socialization and camaraderie. Choosing a team name is as much a show of pop-culture urbanity and social commentary as it is a vehicle for insider jokes and references among of shared community of participants. Just peruse Reddit and you’ll find people discussing topics from best team names to draft strategies to people sharing their own custom calculated cheat sheets. Once the season begins, these discussions will change into projecting new players to pick up or using tools on 3rd-party content sites like Fantasy Pros to determine who you should start. Whatever the case may be, the social aspects of the fantasy experience are as critical to the experience as delivering quality content and analytics. Otherwise, would people go to these lengths for their draft day experiences?

Crowd-Sourced Decision MakingCrowd-sourced decision making is a staple in fantasy sports. Typically players have relied on 3rd-party sites for this informaiton, but the slightly newer platform offered by NFL.com has tapped into this behavior with their Fantasy Genius tool. Using the power of the crowd, their well-designed, dashboard-like interface presents thousands of user generated questions, answers, and polls through a variety of interactive components. All forms of prognostication are game while also tapping into the millions of hours of community knowledge in the process.

GIF Love Nothing says more with less than a well-timed gif. Yahoo! Fantasy knows this and recently introduced the ability to not only post these gems into an integrated chat application, but they’ve smartly provided keywords to the most common range of Sunday football watching emotions: winning, losing, gloating, crying, failing or just plain whatevering.

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Social Interaction FocusSleeperbot might be a newcomer to the fantasy world but they are putting great effort into maximizing social interactions within their app. They are aware that almost all of the fantasy experience is conducted on mobile and their choice to focus on the small screen experience distinguishes them from every competitor in the field. It’s well designed and modern with an integrated chat tool that is reminiscent of a fully featured application. Their approach to a mobile-first draftboard experience and new features like blockbuster trade support (to encourage more social interactions during the season) are steps towards a fantasy experience that encourages a range of game-day social interactions.

MICRO/IN-GAME FANTASY
In-game fantasy is not necessarily a trend that is featured in any major weekly fantasy platform up to this point, but there is movement towards more game-within-game, micro fantasy interactions. Fanamana has already built this technology/experience within baseball, and they are introducing a stand-alone experience for the NFL this fall. Additionally, start-ups like Pointstreak Sports Technologies are focused on using predictive contests to engage a younger, tech-savvy fan base as well as the more passive game watching fan. While this trend is more an extension of the overall growth of daily fantasy the implications or integration across all fantasy platforms has merit.
Short of interacting with their friends through social platforms and chat, the bulk of post-roster fantasy interactions are relatively passive. Players will check scores, watch highlights, and make a few minor roster tweaks, but largely they’re just consumers during the games. But what if additional, micro fantasy decisions could be introduced during this time? Additional fantasy decisions like in-game roster adjustments, predictions on player outcomes during specific moments in the game, or even predictions on outcomes within the fantasy match itself could result in additional points or prizes. This could potentially keep players even more actively engaged and keep them interacting with even more content throughout the entire fantasy experience.

WRAP-UP
When considering the current state and interest areas for many fantasy platforms, our fantasy football exploration from 2015 is still surprisingly relevant (in that most tech-related visions become quickly obsolete). The overall experience of fantasy still centers on intriguing content, rich data presentation, and social interactions. Unfortunately there hasn’t been much improvement in reimagining the bookends of the experience (the draft and post-game) but given the concentration on the trends above, there’s hope that they will be integrated into those aspects of the experience soon. We might have been a bit wide-eyed to dream that one application might tackle (pun intended) all of these aspects in a single platform, but we’ll take progress nonetheless.
We love fantasy sports at Viget and couldn’t be more excited about the upcoming season. That being said, we do hope the future continues to acknowledge that fantasy, is well...fantasy. Our dream is that new features and ideas enhance the physical and social experience through the virtual, but do so in a responsible manner. Focusing on digital improvements that augment the social roots of the game are of the utmost imperative. We’re proud to craft enjoyable, responsible, and engaging experiences at Viget whether they’re centered on fantasy or a very strict reality, and we hope our contribution in this area will have that type of impact.

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Aziz Ansari

This is some of the smartest stuff that Aziz has ever said (or at least the stuff that I’ve heard him speak about):

He’s off social media. He deleted the Internet browser from his phone and laptop. No e-mail, either. Technologically speaking, he’s living in, like, 1999.
Really…? As the writer ponders, did he unplug or “unplug”?
Whenever you check for a new post on Instagram or whenever you go on The New York Times to see if there’s a new thing, it’s not even about the content. It’s just about seeing a new thing. You get addicted to that feeling. You’re not going to be able to control yourself. So the only way to fight that is to take yourself out of the equation and remove all these things.
So, he has removed them. Entirely. He continues:
What happens is, eventually you forget about it. You don’t care anymore. When I first took the browser off my phone, I’m like, [gasp] How am I gonna look stuff up? But most of the shit you look up, it’s not stuff you need to know. All those websites you read while you’re in a cab, you don’t need to look at any of that stuff. It’s better to just sit and be in your own head for a minute.
Man, I love that. The result? Less toxicity in his life:
So if you take yourself out of it, you’re not infected with this toxicity all the time. Also, guess what? Everything is fine! I’m not out of the loop on anything. Like, if something real is going down, I’ll find out about it.
I can dig that, 100%. And, this was personally very challenging. As a result, I’ve removed more than a few apps from my own phone, like Reddit which is a total time suck.
And so this is going to be the beginning of an interesting experiment. I’m going to go through my phone and remove a ton of apps, many of which are useful but not necessary. The line in the sand between these two can be fuzzy, I’ll admit, but, already I’m seeing some nice results.
It’s also worth noting that I experimented with an idea of not checking anything on my ride back from San Jose on the Caltrain for 90+ minutes. The idea here was to go into “deep thinking” instead of the candy that is my iPhone and the many apps and news outlets that I could be reading.
The results were very positive and that was enough kick for me to expand the experiment quite a bit. I may report back in a bit but this is in line with my paring down much of my life and social engagement and just focusing on what really matters.
I love that.
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Beautiful Social Media Icons To Use In Your Website

In this age of social media, getting your readers engaged can go a long way in driving traffic to your website. For this reason, you need to consider adding social media icons to your website.
It is very important to have buttons that will allow your readers to share what they are reading from your blog or website. Social icons will give you an idea of what is attractive or appealing to your readers.
Fortunately, these things can be easily downloaded and installed on your website. However, you need to make sure that the buttons you are using on your website come from reputable and safe sources. Here are some websites where you can get the best social media buttons with the highest quality and from clean, malware-free repositories:
Handycons

Handycons is a set of free, hand drawn social media icon set consisting of 12 icons. The pack contains icons for del.icio.us, Digg, Mixx, DesignBump, StumbleUpon, Reddit, Technorati, Twitter, Developer Zone, Design Float, RSS Feed, & Email.
Long Shadow Icons

This set contains all 30 social icons. It was designed by Maksym Khomenko, a designer from Lviv, Ukraine.
PSD Flat Social Icons

This set contains 16 flat social icons in PSD format. It is based on the new trend of long shadows that pops from the background.
Circle Icons

Each icon in this set comes in both dark and colored versions. It includes the most popular social media buttons used on websites.
Simple Flat Icons

Although they were originally designed for the iPhone 5, these social media buttons can be easily resized and used for other mobile devices or the web. They were designed with full shape layers.
Stamp Social Media Icons

This is a set of 40 icons from Lokas Software. It contains the most popular social media buttons such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and others.
Square Shadow Icons

This is a set of 10 social media icons designed by Hakan Ertan
Wooden Social Media Icons

This icon set consists of 36 social media buttons that you can use for your website. They were designed by Design Bolts.
Cute Social Media Icons

This set contains 40 icons designed by uiconstock.
Volumetric Social Media Icons

This set contains 40 social icons designed by Softicons.com.
Classic Social Media Icons

This set has 40 classic social media buttons from Brainleaf.
Flat 3D Social Media Icons

This set carries 32 icons from Lokas Software.
Flower Social Media Icons

This set contains 28 social media buttons from Lunar Templates. It contains some of the most popular social icons used on websites.
Hex Social Media Icons

This set has 32 icons, all created by Lokas Software.
Leaf Social Media Icons

Created by Jerry Low, this set contains most of the commonly used social media buttons.
Nail Polish Social Media Icons

This set contains 40 social icons by uiconstock. It consists of the most commonly used social media buttons.
Download Social Media Icons Now!
As soon as you find the best icons, use them in your website immediately. That way, you can connect your website to social media channels and gain more followers.
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The Bigger Picture Surrounding the DrupalCoin Blockchain Controversy

This has not been a fun couple of weeks in the DrupalCoin Blockchain community.

If you've missed the events, you can catch up with this list of links. There's dozens of articles in that list, plus hundreds more think-pieces, tweets and Reddit posts.

You don't need me to add to another opinion on what happened.

Instead, I'd like to try and situate this controversy into the broader flow of recent events.

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How to Build a Passionate Fanbase with Reddit

Reddit participation is like the guerilla warfare of social media marketing. You need to fully understand the environment and culture of the site to have any semblance of success. And if you don’t, you’ll shoot yourself in the foot and be rejected by the community.
Seriously. Reddit doesn’t joke around.

When executed correctly, however, it is possible to build a passionate fan base on Reddit that will benefit your business. Reddit marketing is tricky, but if your business’s brand and content fit into the site’s niches, it could pay off.
In this post, we’re going to take a look at everything you need to know about building a passionate fanbase on Reddit, including the biggest mistakes you need to avoid.

Why Use Reddit?
Many marketers completely ignore Reddit when considering social media marketing. It takes a lot more work, and since businesses are practically required to have profiles on other sites (mainly Facebook and Instagram), this makes sense.
Reddit is completely different than all other social media sites; while there’s still a massive emphasis on conversation, this site as an eclectic, quirky culture. Blatant marketing is shunned immediately.
I guarantee you the topics that you find on Reddit- and how users engage with them- will be a little different than what you see on other social platforms.
Reddit marketing is a little riskier, but if you can make it work for you, the potential rewards are enormous. It is possible to build a passionate fanbase on Reddit, and to send more clients and leads your way. You just have to know how to do it.
Upvotes & Karma: The Keys to Reddit Marketing
If you’re unfamiliar with Reddit marketing, there’re a few things to know before we get started working on building a fanbase.

Reddit is organized into an endless number of subreddits, which cover every topic imaginable. Users can create posts within these subreddits, and interested users will respond and engage with them. Users can ask questions, post links, or generate conversations.
Once you start engaging with content on Reddit, you’ll see two different terms: upvotes and Karma. These are the keys to Reddit marketing.
Upvoting will make either your comment or your post more visible; the more people who vote it up, the more visibility you’ll get. If your comments get upvotes, it will be displayed at the top of the thread; if your post gets upvotes, it will be displayed towards the top of the subreddit. Upvotes are awarded if users like your post, and are extremely valuable.

The comments that are the most 1) valuable and 2) entertaining will be upvoted quickly, as seen here.

Karma is another key metric to watch. You’ll be awarded karma when your posts and comments get more upvotes and lose it when you get downvotes. Karma is displayed publicly, and if other users see that you have a lot of it, you’ll automatically be viewed with more respect in the community. Since the key to Reddit marketing is belonging to the community, this is huge.

Your karma and amount of time you’ve been active on Reddit are public information other users can access. The larger these numbers are, the more trust you’ll get.
Getting upvotes and gaining karma is essential towards not only fitting into the community but starting to build a fanbase on the platform.
5 Ways to Build a Passionate Fanbase on Reddit
So we know the basics: get lots of upvotes and rack up the karma. That’s a great start, but what else do you need to do to build a fanbase on Reddit?
There are 5 strategies I’ve seen work consistently for businesses engaging in Reddit marketing. These include:

Interact with other users’ content. This is perhaps more important on Reddit than on any other social media site; Reddit is a community, and it’s essential to engage with the community to be part of it.Don’t just find threads relevant to your business and post links to your site, or peacock your expertise. Actually engage with content that you find interesting, leaving comments and showing your personality (or your brand’s personality, if it fits into the site).
Join the right subreddits. There are too many subreddits to even try to keep track of, but following and participating in relevant subreddits will put you in front of the right audience. By participating in the same small subreddits, you may start to build relationships with the users, making it possible to build the foundations of a fanbase.
When choosing subreddits to follow, keep in mind that extremely specific, highly-focused subreddits may not get a lot of traffic. If you’re able to fit your content into a broader subreddit, you could get more visibility and your interactions will be more valuable.

Act like a real person. You don’t want to do anything that will counteract what you want your business to be, but when it comes to Reddit, you need to be a person and not a brand.
A sense of humor will go a long way in getting you karma and building a fanbase. Users want- and expect- to be entertained.
Transparency is essential. We’re not just talking about the appearance of transparency, like a carefully posed behind-the-scenes photo with this; instead, total and complete transparency is necessary in Reddit marketing. If you’re going to share promotional content (which eventually you will), be upfront about it.
I’ve seen a few instances where a person who is clearly ready to promote their content says something along the lines of “full disclosure, this is a link to my site, but I think it’s relevant” or “is it alright if I share a blog post here?”
These posts are always given a much warmer reception that attempted link-dropping that comes across as sneaky and a little sleazy. And always make sure that before you do any promotional sharing, you have some karma in your history.
If you’re sharing your own content, say so immediately.
Connect with Reddit influencers and users. If you’re able to build a relationship with Reddit influencers with a ton of karma and share your content with them, they might be happy to share it for you. When the influencers share it, it will get more visibility. This will automatically come across better to the users.

Promotional content will be much better received when it comes from another user, especially an influencer.
Mistakes to Avoid on Reddit
Implementing the best practices discussed above will help you get your foot in the door and start building a fan base on Reddit. To keep your momentum going, however, avoiding several common pitfalls of Reddit marketing is essential.
Some mistakes to avoid in Reddit marketing include:

Using a URL shortener. Because anyone can anonymously get on Reddit and post links, some of those links end up sending users to sites with malware, viruses, or unspeakable images. If you post links put through a URL shortener, no one will click.
Getting overly promotional. This will be the death of you on Reddit; users will turn on you faster than an ornery toddler who missed their naptime, and they’ll do so with a vengeance. Reddit is not a place to sell, it’s a place to foster relationships and share great content.
Don’t create memes involving your business. The biggest mistake a lot of businesses and marketers make on Reddit is trying too hard to fit your brand into the conversation in an unnatural way. This will not go well for you. A common example of this is brands who create memes that involve or feature their business.

What if My Brand Doesn’t Match Reddit’s Content/Audience/Style of Sharing?
Like Snapchat, Reddit won’t be a perfect marketing fit for all businesses.
Here’s the good news, though: while not all brands are a perfect fit for full-on Reddit marketing, most can utilize the platform just by lurking and learning. The users on Reddit are 100% honest and blunt with their opinions (no matter what they are) so this could be a great place to watch and observe for some market research. Just find relevant subreddits and start reading.
Final Thoughts
Understanding how your brand can fit into Reddit’s unique, quirky culture is essential to surviving in it.
It’s possible to build an engaged, passionate fanbase with Reddit marketing, but it will be more difficult than other social media platforms.
Ultimately, however, the investment can pay off.
What do you think? Do you use Reddit marketing to build your business? How do you build a passionate fan base on Reddit? Leave us a comment and let us know what you think!
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Thank You (2016 Edition)

Another year in the bag! As we do every year, I'd like to look back at the year by-the-numbers and see how we did. It's also an opportunity to say how grateful I am to you all. All things considered, the web design and integrationcommunity is a pretty great one. Lots of sharing and caring. I consistently enjoy working on this site and being a part of the sub-community that happens here.

Statistics
There were 77 million pageviews this year, up from 73 last year, making it an all-time record breaking traffic year again. The other numbers that Google Analytics coughs up are Sessions (56 million, up from 51 million) and Users (steady at 21 million). No significant peaks throughout the year. Steady as she goes.
We published 442 posts and 43 pages (i.e. snippets/videos/almanac entries). I like that pace. We're publishing content that has a pretty good shelf-life and it feels like we get to cover industry news. That's up from publishing 378 posts in 2015 and 278 in 2014.
We don't have a great way of figuring out what the most popular posts of this year were. If we put the year in the URL, that kind of filtering would be easy, but we don't. The top five most trafficked posts of the year (any publishing date) were the flexbox guide, full page background images, media queries reference, the guide to centering, and using SVG. None of which were published this year, but of course that's a bit slanted since posts published the year didn't have a full year to get that traffic. The flexbox guide is actually our #1 most visited page, beating out the homepage by a decent margin.
Of people that use the search form we offer directly on the site (ranges from about 700-1800 searches a day), the two most popular search terms are "flexbox" and "svg".
There is somewhat of a "long tail" effect. It's not an enormously fat tail, but it's there. If you take the total traffic to the 100 most visited pages, that only accounts for 33 million of the 78 million pageviews (43.47%).
Our traffic, looked at geographically, is long-tail-esque as well. The United States is still the top country, but down from 24% to 23%. India is up to 12% from 11%. UK down to 6% from 7%. If you look at the top 10 countries combined, it's only about half of the traffic.
Google is good to us. Organic web search results in 87.75% of our traffic. Google alone is 86.40%, Bing at 0.82%. DuckDuckGo is at 0.5%, beating Yahoo at 0.3%. The top five leading non-search referral traffic sources are StackOverflow, Twitter, Feedly, Facebook and Reddit.
The mobile web trend continues to swerve around CSS-Tricks. Less than 5% of traffic comes from non-desktop devices. As Google Analytics breaks it down: 3.9% mobile and 0.74% tablet.
Forums activity is down with 1,640 new topics this year from 2,440 last year and 4,020 in 2014. 4,861 replies to those topics, which is a quarter of the 20,120 replies posted in 2014.
5,185 comments on the blog a drop from the 5,864 last year, but not as drastic a drop as the forums.
We received 1,372 messages through our contact form, down from 1,621 last year. 18,848 total!
Overall, while web traffic is up, engagement that happens directly on the site is down. As we can see in social media numbers, engagement elsewhere is up. We even have 32,174 subscribers on YouTube, which we hardly ever link to. This is the first year we've tracked that number, so we'll see where that goes next year.
Just a few weeks ago we crossed over 300K followers on our Twitter account. That's up 50,000 from last year, which is amazing, but actually significantly slowed growth as we gained 90,000 in 2015. 68K likes on Facebook, up from 59K last year.
Another milestone was the re-launch of our newsletter (subscription page). For years we sent out a weekly, but it was auto-generated from the RSS feed. Now it is custom written and much more interesting. There is even content in there that only goes into the newsletter. We started it nearly from the ground up, starting at 13K subscribers in February and ending the year at 21K subscribers.
The Lodge is soon to be a thing of the past on CSS-Tricks. All those videos will remain, but we'll kind of roll them into the Video Screencasts area. I guess that's a hint enough: a redesign is coming!
Goal Review
Develop new and strong reference material for the CSS-Tricks community.
I'll give us a B- on that. My thinking at the time was that we need to publish more content like our "complete guides", because those have so much value. One of those can be worth 100 or more other random blog posts. We did some of that, which I'm happy about. Perhaps not as much as I was envisioning, but my thinking on it has also changed a bit. Any given blog post is building toward a more comprehensive set of information on that subject. Perhaps that culminates in a "complete guide" at some point, or can be assembled into a valuable set of posts (see goals), or informs more posts on the subject. Our posts tend to have pretty good long-term value anyway, so keeping a steady publishing schedule of that kind of content is pretty great.
More focus on the developing "the voice" of CSS-Tricks.
I'll give us an A- on that. I'm very happy with how that turned out this year. I wrote it down as a goal, because we have more humans writing things for CSS-Tricks than ever before. This year had the most guest posts as we've ever had in a year and the highest number of staff writers.
Left completely unchecked, I think the voice of the site would roam. I'd prefer that didn't happen. I'd prefer that everyday readers can expect a certain consistent spirit, even when the author changes. Through editing, I think we did pretty well there. It is even codified now:
Friendly. Authoritative. Welcoming. We're all in this together. Flexible (non-dogmatic about ideas). Thankful.
New Goals

Double newsletter subscribers. Seems doable since newsletters are pretty popular right now and ours is hopefully actually interesting. It's a way you can keep up with the site and industry without much effort, which it seems like there are plenty of folks interested in doing that. That's only 21K more folks, and since we have passed 300K Twitter followers, we gotta be able to make that happen.
More pairing videos. This will be harder to pull off since I'm traveling quite a lot this year and it's hard to shoot video on the road. But I think it's worth it. Two people talking through code together is so much fun and hopefully more engaging to watch than a solo video.
Maintain a mostly-daily publishing schedule. We've done it the last few years, so I hope we can keep it up. Sometimes it feels scary when there is a drought of news or ideas don't seem to be flowing. But we have a pretty good idea board on Trello, plenty of staff, and a decent amount of guest-posting interest, I think we can do it.
Assemble content in more useful ways. This is my favorite goal. I think in the coming year we can leverage our archives of posts in better ways than we ever have.

Wrap Up
Happy new year! Thanks to all y'all for sticking around another year, making this place a community and a sustainable business.

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How to Successfully Market on Reddit [Webinar Recap] by @dantosz

If you have considered marketing your brand on Reddit, you have likely heard the horror stories. The AMAs gone astray or the sad attempt Pilot made at using a meme to promote their own brand. The horror stories are enough to scare away many a marketer. Here’s the thing – you CAN market on Reddit. But only if you approach the audience the way they like to be approached. This week, our SEJ ThinkTank webinar series welcomed back Brent Csutoras, the Chief Social Media Strategist for SEJ and a Redditor of more than a decade. If you are looking to succeed […]The post How to Successfully Market on Reddit [Webinar Recap] by @dantosz appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
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How To Succeed: Marketing On Reddit [Webinar] by @dantosz

Unless you’ve been living under a marketing rock, you know social media can be an effective tool for brand building, driving leads, and even making sales. Yet, most brands are still afraid to use Reddit, one of the largest social media platforms. Which is understandable, because Redditors can be a tough crowd if you aren’t careful to speak their language and follow their rules. But, when it works, Reddit can be an extremely valuable social media marketing tool. It has been used successfully by brands like Amazon and Nissan, Maker’s Mark, and Transamerica. If you have ever considered using Reddit but didn’t know where […]The post How To Succeed: Marketing On Reddit [Webinar] by @dantosz appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
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Increase Traffic To Your Shopify Store With These Tips

Online selling has gained popularity over the years, along with the emergence of social networking sites and other online platforms that help brands become viral. The growth of your online shop mainly relies on the loyalty of your frequent buyers, your strategic marketing skills, and your online presence.
Maintaining your online shop is a tough job, and your Shopify admin may be of great help in this area. However, how you increase the number of visitors – or future buyers – should also be your concern.
Here are some effective ways to drive more traffic to your Shopify store:
Get the people in your team to share your product

Tapping the members of your team can already make a big difference in terms of promoting your e-commerce website to more people. The best thing about asking help from your team is that you do not have to hire a separate team of people who will do the marketing job. The efforts of your existing team members to share your products to their online accounts will already be enough to make your business plan work.
Of course, it helps when they have a lot of people in their networks. With this wider reach potential, it will be much easier for your Shopify store to go public, in just a few clicks, shares, and likes. This will increase your chances of selling products faster to your target market, especially when more people begin posting comments on the items that you are selling.
When asking for help from your team, remember that their efforts should be appreciated. It will not hurt to treat them out to their favorite restaurant or bring boxes of pizza to your office pantry once your online selling business becomes big.
Post your store to Reddit

Reddit is an online community that welcomes members of various inclinations in arts, fashion, music, and other niches to share basically anything may be of interest to others. Aside from this, Reddit is also a venue where members can post comments on the things that you post, so that you and the site visitors may converse with each other.
Through this platform, you as an online seller will also be challenged to use catchy one-liners for your posts so that the viewers may easily understand what your product is all about. Your online store’s success can also be launched through Reddit, especially when you get more people to read and share your posts.
Write about people who are famous

You know how it feels when other people write about you. It’s good to know that some people are interested about your cause, your hobby, or your fashion sense because that means one thing: your name may potentially appear in search results. Talk about a much-needed SEO strategy!
In the same breath, if you want to catch the attention of celebrities, all you have to do is to write about them and post the article online. You can either tag them or send them a message so that they can read the article immediately.
Once you have caught their valuable attention, it will be easier to ask them a favor to share what you have written. Reposting the article on their online accounts will lead their fans, friends, and families to visit your online shop.
Send out free samples to Instagram stars

Instagram is a good venue to publicize practically anything by using photos as visual tools to grasp the attention of followers or even those who just randomly visit an account. If you have a friend who has a lot of Instagram followers, then the job is pretty much complete.
All you have to do is take photos of your products, choose catchy phrases, include the link to your Instagram account, then post it. Chances are, your friend’s followers will be curious about your products and will visit your online shop later on.
On the other hand, if your friends are not famous on Instagram, your next option is to look for Instagram celebrities who will be willing to post your products on their accounts. The easiest way to do this is to send them free samples so that they can personally try them. This way, you are sending them your love as their fan, and you are also taking your chances in making your online shop famous through their posts.
Who knows, they might like your products so much that they will even volunteer to endorse them free of charge!
Reach out to bloggers

The trick in launching a successful online business is choosing the right people to tap. Bloggers have the power to effortlessly make you and your products viral on various online sites in an instant. Their reviews matter, as these could make or break your online selling business.
Sending them a few samples may give them the inspiration to write good reviews about your products. It may also help if you send them a brief description of the products you are planning to send, in order to give them a hint that you carefully study the products that you are selling. This will give them the idea that your products are good and worth trying.
Use your Twitter account

On Twitter, you can easily post your publicity materials – such as a Snapchat video, a photo with catchy words, or an animated GIF – to grab the attention of your followers. Tagging your followers on your posts will help, too, as they will immediately see your tweet and may begin a new conversation.
Your Twitter account is where you can repost the things that you have already posted on Facebook, Instagram, and other social networking sites. What is interesting about Twitter is that you can also easily track what or who is trending, so you can engage in conversations related to the trending hashtags.
Conclusion
Increasing the number of visitors of your Shopify account and buyers of your products is definitely beneficial, but it might be a good idea to ask for advice from Shopify admin so that they can give you tips that may probably work best for you.
By using different social networking sites and online platforms, you have the potential to boost the popularity of your branding and increase sales from your Shopify store.
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How do you plan out your vlog themes/scenes?

Billy Schrero asks about my incredibly popular YouTube channel. :) I kid, I kid. But it has been growing nicely, the videos are getting more and more engagement. It’s been a great learning experience. And this is another great question I’ve experimented with.“You write the film you want, shoot the film you can afford, and edit the film you have.” — AnonAt first I just grabbed a camera and started filming, and maybe that works for some, but I realized I could do better. So I started doing a little planning. I’ll write a short script now in a writing program like Draft and plan for a handful of “scenes” or shots with possible dialog. I don’t try to perfect this at all. It’s just rough thoughts. Each paragraph break is a new shot in my head.Part of the script I wrote for a recent videoI often try to get the dialog to fit into individual Tweet sized bites, as my goal is to keep the shot and dialog to 10 seconds or less. If you watch shots on TV/movies, you’ll be hardpressed to find a shot that lasts longer than 10 seconds, before the camera switches to some other character/angle/background. 10 seconds proves to be a great rule of thumb to keep you interesting. Sometimes I’ll go off script a bit and will talk for 30 seconds or more. But I’m really trying hard to keep a spoken thought under 10 seconds.One key benefit to the script is it helps remove repetition. There’s something about repeating oneself that stinks an even stinkier smell on video then on the written page. A script helps you focus down your ideas so you don’t end up rambling on camera.With script ready, I’ll shoot each of those “tweets” by talking to the camera for 10 seconds (hopefully less than 10, but often more), then move onto another place or angle. But I’m never reading from the script. I just improvise what the idea was of that dialog I had planned.As far as themes, it’s just random stuff I bump into that’s interesting. I read an insane amount. There’s always something interesting in say The Wall Street Journal (I get the paper version every morning. Want something easy to scan while you eat, and have kids dropping yogurt everywhere? Get a real paper), or the 10 magazines I have lying around. All these stories beg me to ask more questions and explore some threads a little further.I’m also always on the lookout for questions. Sometimes it’s folks asking me directly, or I got to tons of forums like Reddit/Inbound/Quora noticing themes of what people generally like to ask. And I’ll keep those questions in my head as I think about my next topic.And that’s about it for the planning. I’ll write up my 7–10 shots that I want to capture and I’ll find places to capture them during the day. I used to even try to plan where I think they’d occur, but I lost patience with that level of planning. Now I’ll just remember to shoot one of my pieces of dialog if I find myself in a neat place.I keep my eyes peeled for interesting things going around. Whether it’s my kid, something on the skyline, or some movement that catches me. My eyes are constantly wandering for interesting things to capture. I wear a GoPro around my neck now just to make that even easier.And then at the end of the day I have all this dialog and things I’ve done or captured. I’ll try and weave them together. Sometimes something happens where I realize I can grab some older footage from a previous day. And hopefully it comes together into something interesting :)One last thing I’ll mention today about my process is I draw a bunch of inspiration from people breaking the 4th wall in TV and movies. My favorite: Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Other interesting examples include mock documentary style video like The Office and Modern Family.Hope that helps get the juices flowing for other people making videos!P.S. You should follow my YouTube channel, where I share more about how history, psychology, and science can help us create better businesses. And if you find yourself overwhelmed while starting your own small business or handling customer support, check out how Highrise can help!How do you plan out your vlog themes/scenes? was originally published in Signal v. Noise on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.


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Reddit News: Interest Targeting Coming to Reddit Ads and Spoiler Tags by @brentcsutoras

Reddit CEO Steve Huffman held an AMA style update through a self-post on /r/announcements yesterday, October 26, 2016, to announce a handful of new things they are working on, and also answer some questions. One particular update was worth noting, as they appear to be launching ‘Interest Targeting’ into Reddit Ads, which would “allow advertisers to target audiences based on a handful of predefined interests (e.g. sports, gaming, music, etc.), which will be informed by which communities they frequent. A targeted ad is more relevant to users and more valuable to advertisers.” It doesn’t appear to be available in the Ad […]The post Reddit News: Interest Targeting Coming to Reddit Ads and Spoiler Tags by @brentcsutoras appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
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Issue 262 - October, 20th 2016
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DrupalCoin Blockchain Composer Recipes

How to Create a Private, Online DrupalCoin Blockchain Environment
A very useful list of modules that allow you to control access to your DrupalCoin Blockchain site during development.

How to Use HTML Meta Tags to Tailor Your Story When Your Content Is Shared Across Social Media Platforms
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DrupalCoin Blockchain Association News: Public Board Meeting Update

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