IFTTT / If You Miss Tweets Popping Up Automatically On LinkedIn, Startup IFTTT Has A 90-Second Workaround



IFTTT is a service that lets you create powerful connections with one simple statement:

“if this then that”

Channels are the basic building blocks of IFTTT. Each Channel has its own Triggers and Actions. Some example Channels are:

  • Twitter

  • Facebook

  • Evernote

  • Email

  • Weather
The this part of a Recipe is a Trigger. Some example Triggers are “I’m tagged in a photo on Facebook” or “I post a tweet on Twitter.”
The that part of a Recipe is an Action. Some example Actions are “send me a text message” or “create a status message on Facebook.”
Personal Recipes are a combination of a Trigger and an Action from your active Channels. Personal Recipes look like this: 


Any new photo by you ltibbets

Add file from URL to Linden Tibbet’s Dropbox

Shared Recipes are useful templates shared by the IFTTT community. Shared Recipes look like this:

Autosave all your Instagram photos to Dropbox

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Personal Recipes check for new Trigger data every 15 minutes. 

Some Recipes have “Quick Triggers” that will run as soon as they receive Trigger data. Quick Triggers can be identified by a lightning bolt icon (⚡).


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July 25 Webinar: Churches and Religious Organizations-IRS

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Webinars for Exempt Organizations-IRS

This free webinar explains federal tax rules of interest to churches and religious organizations. Watch this webinar to learn:

• When it comes to taxes, what is a “church?”
• What is a “religious organization?”
• How do you apply for tax exempt status?
• How to stay exempt: Do’s and don’ts
• Special rules for compensation of ministers
• Recordkeeping and filing
• Rules limiting an IRS audit of a church



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JURIST – Paper Chase: Germany court criminalizes circumcision of minors

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“Isaac’s Circumcision” (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

[JURIST][JURIST] A German court ruled [press release, in German] Tuesday that circumcising young boys based on religious traditions is prohibited even if the parents consent to the procedure. The Cologne state court [official website, in German] addressed the issue of whether to criminalize the circumcision of Muslim and Jewish children and reasoned that a child’s right to physical integrity is above the freedom of religion and parents’ rights. The case involved a doctor who carried out a circumcision on a four-year-old Muslim boy on his parents’ request. . [more].

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FCBA Free CLE Opportunity-Federal Rules

The Federal Court Bar Association is sponsoring a CLE Program in Syracuse on Monday, August 13 on the Federal Rules.

Panel Members will include:

Suzanne Galbato, Partner, Bond Schoeneck  King, PLLC–Federal Courts Jurisdiction & Venue Act.
Lisa DiPoala Haber, Esq., Career Law Clerk to Hon. David E. Peebles–FRE 502 Waiver of Attorney Client/Work Product Privilege.
Hon. Andrew T. Baxter, United States Magistrate Judge–FRCP 45 Subpoena as a Discovery Tool.
Brian J. Butler, Partner, Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC–Recent Developments in ESI Case Law.
Participants will receive 2.0 credits towards the Professional Practice requirement.  Registration deadline for the CLE Program is 8/07/12.

Visit http://www.ndnyfcba.org for more details and registration information.

IRS Implements Interim Changes to ITIN Application Requirements

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IRS Strengthens ITIN Application Requirements; Interim Changes Will Protect the Integrity of the ITIN Process

The Internal Revenue Service today announced important interim changes to strengthen its procedures for issuing Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs) from now through the end of the year.  Designed specifically for tax-administration purposes, ITINs are only issued to people who are not eligible to obtain a Social Security Number.

Hero dog prompts women’s shelter to accept canines – CBS News

Hero Dog

(CBS News) KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Every day, battered women go to domestic violence shelters in this country.

But sometimes, they don’t stay because they’re not allowed to keep their pets with them.

That was the rule at a shelter in Kansas City, until one victim and her heroic dog needed help.

The rules have now changed. And so has the shelter.

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New study: Tort reform has not reduced health care costs in Texas

(Unfortunately the primary source–the article, itself,-is behind a pay wall at the Wiley Online Library for at least a month after publication.)

A new study found no evidence that health care costs in Texas dipped after a 2003 constitutional amendment limited payouts in medical malpractice lawsuits, despite claims made to voters by some backers of tort reform. The researchers, who include University of Texas law professor Charles Silver, examined Medicare spending in Texas counties and saw no reduction in doctors’ fees for seniors and disabled patients between 2002 and 2009.

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10 Great Android Apps to Boost Your Productivity-TNW

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Here from The Next Web’s Android editor is a list of ten indispensable Android apps geared towards helping you spend less time dawdling and more time doing. In no particular order or preference…




Meeting of the House of Delegates Webcast Live from The Otesaga Hotel in Cooperstown Saturday, June 23, 2012

Watch the NYSBA House of Delegates in action on Saturday, June 23 beginning at 8:30 a.m. by clickingwww.nysba.org/HODwebcast and choosing the June meeting from the left-hand menu.
As an exciting accompaniment to the live webcast, NYSBA Secretary David P. Miranda will be tweeting live from the House meeting. If you wish to follow NYSBA’s live tweets go www.twitter.com/nysba and follow NYSBA. You will need to register for a Twitter account if you do not already have one. To be part of the conversation use the hashtag #JuneHOD (hashtags serve to keep all tweets about a specific topic together as one thread). Remember to mention @NYSBA as you retweet and discuss this event!

Included in the webcast will be the installation of Seymour W. James, Jr. as President and the presentation of the Root/Stimson Award.