Posts Tagged ‘social networking’

Google+

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

I’m not really a fan of Facebook, or even Myspace (Does that still exist?) but recently converting to Google+ I’ve found it to be pretty cool. So far the interface could use work, features added, and security options expanded, but the great thing about its early development is that we Google+ users get to see the interface in its infancy, and knock the tires on it. Much like was done on Gmail. The only thing keeping Google+ from being used instead of Facebook for social media is that it’s by invite only still, and some users just don’t want to convert over. I guess that is the same situation as with Myspace users to Facebook, but eventually I think Google+ will be pretty competitive with Facebook for the social media market.

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A Post About Kittens and Viral Videos

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

kittenIt’s a new year and new decade. What better way to start things off than with a blog about Kittens? Okay, so not literally about kittens, but about internet memes and viral videos. One example is the “Kittens Inspired by Kittens” video that has almost 7 million views on YouTube. I’m sure a good 100 of those views are from my friends asking me on a monthly basis to pull this video up on my iPhone. But, what makes a viral video successful? (more…)

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Facebook, the next generation in: Web application development?

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

Despite being the modern leader in social networking, Facebook has a powerful application programming interface (API) that most people are unacquainted with. So, next time you venture off to the world of socially imperative networking, keep in mind that you’re only one click away from a bucket of brilliant development tools. At the foot of every page generated in Facebook, there is a development URL. Go ahead, click it! (more…)

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Does Social Networking = More Business?

Friday, May 1st, 2009

I’ve thought long a hard about this and by far the most difficult concept I’ve grappled with lately is how social networking = more sales. Can we really tweet our way to success and does Facebook really matter? Personally I feel the answer is yes, no and maybe. Let me explain.. (more…)

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