You’ve created a Facebook page, but have you created a brand? So you’ve created a Facebook page and opened up a Twitter account. You’re posting there daily but not growing your customers. What’s wrong? Not what you expected? In the world of social media, it is important to realise that pleasing your customers isn’t the… Continue reading Why brands are getting it wrong on social media
MeetUp.com has changed a lot since it was originally founded in 2001. The website that heralds itself as a place where it is “easy for anyone to organize a local group or find one of the thousands already meeting up face-to-face” came under fire—not for the first time—last year after its re-launch included layout and… Continue reading Tired of MeetUp? Check this out!
Currently in the United States we have two leading cellphone operators, Android and iOS. And we all know it’s about being connected and social nowadays, so which one is the most social of the two? To start off, there are 500 million activated Android devices and 410 million activated iPhone devices. But keep in mind,… Continue reading Who is more social? Android or iOS users?
As technology advances, the amount of information shared increases dramatically as well. No longer is just sharing pictures something of the norm, it’s boring now! Sharing your location is now what posting pictures once was. I’m not talking about Foursquare when people post that they’re at the library or “fishbat docks,” I’m talking about Geotagging… Continue reading Geotagging: the way of the now
Posterous, the creator of a simple blogging service via email, has dramatically shifted its focus. The company now revolves around a new product called Posterous Spaces, which allows users to privately share photos and videos with friends or family. With Spaces, Posterous will compete less with other blogging platforms, such as Tumblr. This could be… Continue reading Posterous gives up the fight against Tumblr with ‘Spaces’
When the Google +1 button first rolled out earlier this year, it made a little bit of a splash from speculation that it may have an effect on general search rankings some time in the future. It was designed to help logged-in friends help each other with suggested web pages. Not a big deal. When… Continue reading Google Chrome extension lets you +1 anything on the internet
Gaming was once ripe with solitude and individualism. Sure, there were multiplayer games, but that required people to be playing on the same console or computer with joysticks attached to the same device. They either took turns or played with each other, depending on the game. In the last decade and a half, network connections,… Continue reading The social evolution of gaming
It’s another year, which means the time has come for Google to take yet another shot at social. They added another one to the mix, and I got to hand it to Google, this one is… different. Google is calling it +1 — yes, +1 is the name. It’s a new social feature that integrates… Continue reading Google +1 For Search, -1 for Social Media
I remove people from Twitter, Facebook, and other social networks on a daily basis — not by choice, but because there is too much information — but I never thought of the consequences. I always just assumed that there is an understanding between people in the digital age. But one day changed everything for me:… Continue reading Erasing A “Friend”: An Examination of “Friends” On the Internet
“I believe that Chatroulette was great in the first honeymoon days after it was launched,” says Andrey Ternovskiy, the founder of Chatroulette, “before it was discovered by a strange people, who started to abuse the true freedom and democratic nature of the service.” Andrey’s been feeling a bit down lately. Wouldn’t you, after the app… Continue reading Rushin’ Roulette – Ternovskiy Brings Down the Chathammer