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Mashable: Is The Race For the White House Being Fought on Wikipedia? [INFOGRAPHIC]


techPresident: Obama: Network Disruption in Syria, Iran, Facilitates Human Rights Abuse – In an executive order signed Sunday and released by the White House on Monday as President Barack Obama spoke at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial in Washington, D.C., the president called for financial restrictions on entities involved in the disruption, monitoring, or tracking of computers and networks by the Syrian or Iranian governments.


Mashable: How Does Google Drive Compare to the Competition? – “Now that Google Drive is finally a reality, how does it stack up against the cloud competition?”


MarketingProfs: Why Branding Matters: Stand Out From the Rest of the Herd – “To understand the elements of small-business branding, you first need to know why it’s essential to a company’s success.”


Mashable: 9 Things Businesses Need to Know About Web Security – “Since the cost is so low, the risk is so slim, and the scale has the potential to be so large, SMBs have become an easy target for attackers. This is why all small businesses should know why they’re attacked, how they’re attacked, and the steps they can take to protect their property.”


Mashable: 7 Tips for Women in the Tech Industry – “I asked a panel of successful young female entrepreneurs from the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only nonprofit organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs, what challenges women in tech face, and what could help eliminate some of those barriers? Here’s what they shared.”


Mashable: 4 Tips for Keeping Your Gamified Community Motivated – “If you’ve done your homework and found that gamification is right for your business, the next step is enticing your community to become deeply involved. Here are four tips to get you started.” Trust in “People Like Me” – “Trust in government fell dramatically around the globe, according to the 2012 Edelman Trust Barometer. The good news: by putting employees out in front to connect with customers, government can quickly begin to rebuild trust. The bright spot of the survey this year is the rise of trust in a “person like me” and “regular employees.” People like to talk to people like themselves.”


Mashable: 5 Food Brands Building Social Buzz on a Budget – “In reality, there are several standout social media marketing tactics that can mobilize an enthusiastic audience while remaining cost effective, and the food industry has consistently been a leader in this department.”


MarketingProfs: Five Key Elements of an Effective Online Video [Video]