I woke up this morning to find some interesting news in my email. XING AG acquired socialmedian. I have been calling for their purchase since late-summer, and have been surprised that it really took this long. The official press release, the socialmedian blog and the XING blog do not list any details of the purchase […]

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In the previous installment of this “Why Social Works” series, I reviewed how the social news sites worked and why they were successful. Where social news was about finding content around the internet and sharing it with people, lifestreaming and microblogging are about sharing information about you. These types of applications are not focused on […]

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In the past few years, we have seen the explosion of “social”. Obviously, lots of people ask why. I feel that a lot of it boils down to simple human nature. People are social beings, regardless of their tendency towards introversion or extroversion. Introverts are social, just on a smaller scale, maybe even just one-on-one […]

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Given that RegularGeek is just over one year old and the end of the year is here, there will be a few of these year in review type of posts. Today I wanted to present the 10 most talked about posts on this blog. This list contains the 10 posts with the most number of […]

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I was paging through my posts as I could have sworn that I wrote about a topic but I could not find it. Then I noticed that the first RegularGeek post was written on December 12, 2007. So, happy birthday to the blog! In addition to this fact, I realized that I had not done […]

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