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  1. Create a new snippet.
  2. From the Content menu (just above the snippet body), choose Content: Formatted Text, Picture.
  3. Put a full URL in the snippet body, such as http://www.smilesoftware.com/
  4. Control-click the link text and choose Make Link from the pop-up menu.

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Rich Mogull Appears on NPR's Science Friday

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Kudos to our own Rich Mogull, whose TidBITS article about protecting your privacy from Facebook landed him a guest spot on the NPR radio show Science Friday with Ira Flatow (himself a TidBITS reader at one point). You can either listen to the audio of the show or read the transcript on NPR's Web site.favicon follow link

 

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Ira Flatow  2010-05-26 07:09
Still am a TidBITS reader!

Ira
Adam Engst  An apple icon for a TidBITS Staffer 2010-05-26 07:09
That's great to hear, Ira!