August 4: Thug life gets social & a Kenny Loggins-inspired Kickstarter goes viral in digital review

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Thug life meets social media This week, we introduced you to 54-year-old Dianne Dorsey, a West Palm Beach native whose Twitter presence captured the eye of some of hip-hop’s biggest stars. Check out the first installment of our “South Florida Socialites” series, where we profile movers and shakers in the South Florida digital community. 

Loggins in your living room A 28-year-old D.C. man is undertaking the seemingly-impossible: he’s launched a Kickstarter campaign to get Kenny Loggins and the Blue Sky Riders to play a 75-minute acoustic set in his living room. And Mr. Loggins is totally down to make this happen. Read all about Erick Sanchez’s campaign that is going viral this week, on WPTV.com

I’ve been hacked! Now what? When news broke this week that nearly 1.2 billion Internet usernames and passwords were stolen by Russian hackers, online users wondered: am I at risk?! Users were warned to be on their guard and take precaution to make sure their information is secure. Check out this list of tips to create a tight password, as well as ways you can ensure your online information stays safe. 

Tweets on Tweets on Tweets Twitter heard you like Tweets, so now you can embed Tweets within your Tweets . Whoa. 

He’s so fancy The President wears many hats; and this week, it was a “fancy” one, when Barack Obama belted out Iggy Azalea’s summer hit…kind of. Watch the video that went viral on Thursday - and because it was a #ThrowbackThursday, take a trip down memory lane and watch some of the President’s other Top 40 attempts. 

From the court to Facebook Facebook’s new intern? 6’8” Harrison Barnes, an NBA player. The 22-year-old Golden State Warrior considers himself more of an “extern” than an intern, really, because he’s not getting paid and probably won’t need to add this internship to his resume for a job hunt. But, he’s hanging out at the Menlo Park headquarters to learn more about the platform and provide feedback valuable feedback to developers, from the perspective of a high-profile athlete. Mashable.com has the scoop

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