Reader's Questions

Below our questions submitted by our readers. Feel free to join the discussion on any of those pages, your responses and feedback are welcome!

Is Pinterest relevant or just another fad?

So, I have been watching this new social site called Pinterest for a while now. I suppose that there are a bunch of people here who have heard of Pinterest, yes? I also imagine that some of you people even use this site, maybe even a few of you really like it and use it …

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Best size for Pinterest image?

Okay, so I've finally got the Pinterest sharing button working in my sidebar thanks to your guys floating social media buttons code. Thanks!! The only problem I'm having is getting a Pinterest image linked so people can automatically "pin" any page, not just one with images. Can you tell me what the optimal/ ideal dimensions …

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Stumble Upon

When I first started working online, I know that Stumble Upon was a great way to boost your traffic. I could see the change in my numbers almost immediately after “stumbling”  a page. I have not used it in quite a while and I was wondering if it is even a useful tool to use …

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Empire Avenue

Recently I was introduced to a site called Empire Avenue. It is actually a game, but it helps you to develop your social media influence and bring together some of the people who you already interact with on other social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. The object of the “game” is to develop as …

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Social Media Addiction?

At first I was feeling like a fuddy-duddy for saying this to my friend’s kid, but every time I go over to her house, he’s online. He’s addicted to Facebook. It’s just too much. If he was a girl, I could see it. Not trying to be chauvinist. I’m just saying, seeing a teen kid …

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Pinterest CSRF verification failed. Request aborted.

I’m getting the error message pinterest CSRF verification failed. Request aborted. (a 403 error page) when trying to "pin" a page from the social media toolbar using Google’s Chrome browser. I have cookies enabled for pinterest.com (using the wildcard [*.]pinterest.com), but it still won’t work. Any ideas?

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Your cover photo needs to be at least 399 pixels wide

I’m trying to upload a banner cover image to our company’s Facebook account. I’ve learned that the optimal dimensions are 851×351 px. However, when I try and update the cover photo with a PNG or GIF, I get the error message “This Photo is Too Small: Your cover photo needs to be at least 399 …

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