[Cool Infographic Friday] How PRISM could work (maybe)

SocialFish

A process for requesting (through email, an API, or sneakernet ), transfering (i.e. PRISM probably is NOT: A blanket ingestion of all data flowing to/from the provider (although there are indications that much of the metadata is collected via other programs).

WordPress 3.6 is now available

The Way of the Web

Developers also benefit from a new audio/video API with access to metadata like ID3 tags, HTML5 markup for more elements, better filters for revisions, and a long list of additional changes. The latest version of WordPress, which is version 3.6, is now live with some new functions and features. As always, we’d recommend backing up your site before starting any upgrade procedure, which is a process we undertake for many of our clients.

Here’s what you need to know about the Google+ shut down

Sprout Social

Since 2013, Google+ had been experiencing low activity. Since this bug was affecting the platform’s Application Programming Interface (API) and some of its users, the company decided to expedite the shutdown. If you own or moderate an engaged community on the platform, make sure you download your community metadata using the instructions given previously.