Jam Kotenko

Jam Kotenko

Former Digital Trends Contributor
When she's not busy watching movies and TV shows or traveling to new places, Jam is probably on Facebook. Or Twitter. Or Instagram. Her other interests include board games, good food, and Jason Mraz. You can get to know her more through Twitter (@MrazGal), Instagram (@thatgaljam), or jamkotenko.com, which she's trying to update more.
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How-To

How to save your Google Reader data – before it’s too late

Before you say sayonara to your Google Reader feeds scheduled to go kaput at the end of the day, make sure you exhaust all your efforts to save your data.
Social Media

All you #nofilter liars on Instagram, prepare to be outed by this new site

If you want to find out if a photo on your Instagram feed really is filter-free, you can find out by submitting a link to FIlter Fakers. The site is calling out all those #nofilter frauds on Instagram - at least, as many as its algorithm…
Web

Google Reader is dead but the race to replace the RSS feed is very alive

Today marks the death of Google Reader, but the market is bursting with new options. It's time to get excited for an RSS feed renaissance.
Social Media

Yelp sues business selling fake reviews

Yelp is sick and tired of sites like BuyYelpReview that offer to write fake testimonials to increase a business's popularity on the recommendations platform.
Social Media

Facebook is testing a chat room feature, so it must be 2001

Facebook is reportedly building a chat room function to further entrench the social media site into our digital lives.
Social Media

Imgur releases its own meme generator, and we’re worried the Internet might break

Imgurians all over the world can now rest easy, for their favorite go-to place for funny photos has developed and released its own meme creation tool.
Social Media

Researchers say Facebook security breach affected more users than the social network admits

Facebook claims only 6 million users were affected by a bug in the Download Your Information tool, but researchers discovered it did a lot more damage. Should you be worried?
Social Media

Is this app responsible for the out of control Instagram hashtag situation?

Instagram can be a little bit hard to bear, thanks to people's overuse of hashtags. Are services like Instatag to blame for this bad habit?
Web

Xbox Music for Windows 8.1 includes a radio feature and new music site-scanning technology

The Microsoft Build conference is underway, and we have a first look at everything packed inside Xbox Music for Windows 8.1. The app includes all the streaming goodness we'd expect, plus a few surprises.
Web

Opternative wants to bring the eye exam online

Opternative wants to bring the eye doctor in your living room with the first online eye exams. Will current legal gray areas hurt this venture, of will Opternative be able disrupt old-school market politics with its new system?
Social Media

Internet rages against Facebook security scare and concerns over ‘Shadow Profiles’ return

Facebook may have come clean about the security bug that exposed 6 million users' private data, but thousands of irked users refuse to accept the apology.
Social Media

Take flight, social butterflies! This is the when and where of expert updating

In the hyper-active world of social media, it's very easy to disappear among the irrelevant. Here's how you and your posts can stand out.