How To Write A Twitter Bio

Posted by on Feb 27, 2011 in Humor, Social Media | No Comments

Alex Blagg  shares with us his 15 top tips for creating the perfect Twitter bio. Just a few of my favorites: 5. If you go out to bars like every night of the week, you’re not alcoholic. You’re a Foursquare Ambassador. [….] 7. A great way to sound really smart and cool is to combine a vague/abstract word […]

Facebook Most Popular Online Destination

Posted by on May 27, 2010 in Culture, Media | No Comments

These are just staggering numbers. According to Google’s AdPlanner stats, Facebook is the number one most-visited destination on the web. Weighing in at an unfathomably heavy 570 billion page views and 540 million users, the ubiquitous social network outranks every other non-Google site, taking more than 35% of all web traffic measured.

Bill of Privacy Rights for Social Network Users

Posted by on May 21, 2010 in Social Media | No Comments

An insightful op-ed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s (EFF) Kurt Opsahl listing what specific rights a responsible social network service should provide to its users. Social network services must ensure that users have ongoing privacy and control over personal information stored with the service. Users are not just a commodity, and their rights must be […]

The Library Of Congress Will Archive Every Public Tweet

Posted by on Apr 19, 2010 in Culture, Social Media | No Comments

The U.S. Library of Congress, which archives many different types of media for their cultural and historical significance, has announced it will keep a digital archive of every public tweet that has been broadcast on Twitter since its inception in March 2006. More about the announcement here and here.

How To Add LinkedIn to Microsoft Outlook

Posted by on Feb 17, 2010 in Technology, Video | No Comments

And Mashable is reporting that via Outlook’s Social Connector you will soon have both Facebook and MySpace integration as well.

Some Google Buzz Resources

Posted by on Feb 15, 2010 in Social Media, Technology | No Comments

Google Buzz Explained Google today announced a new service, Google Buzz, that automatically brings social networking into Gmail and the rest of the Google-sphere. Whether or not you’re big on social networking sites like Twitter or Facebook, Buzz offers a somewhat new and intriguing approach. Hands On With Google Buzz Buzz integrates directly with your […]

Google Launches Buzz

Posted by on Feb 9, 2010 in Social Media, Technology | No Comments

Yesterday the blogs and social networking sites were all a buzz with rumors of a new service from Google that would take on the likes of Twitter and Facebook. And for good reason. With all the reach, power, and market share Google enjoys, they’ve been either non-existent or a failure in the social networking space. […]