This is a guest post from Samantha Peters. When we talk about social networking, even from a corporate and business angle, we are almost always talking about public social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. These networks allow people and businesses to join freely and interact freely. For a company, the public nature of social… Read More The Benefits and Challenges of Internal Social Networking
Lately, Dave Winer has been doing a lot of thinking. Dave has been around for a while, so when he starts thinking about interesting questions, we should all be listening. However, I am not saying that we should be agreeing with him, just reading and forming opinions. First, Dave complains about mobile apps and how… Read More Is The Web Really Just Links Or Is It Evolving?
I had no idea when I started this blog that it would last past a few months. Now, four years later, I am still blogging albeit a little slower lately. This year saw a typical blogging funk late in the year, mostly due to a lack of time, but also due to fewer big announcements… Read More Happy 4th Birthday To Regular Geek
When Google Reader made its recent changes, the first thought many people had was what RSS reading options were there? I think many of those people complained about the lack of the old sharing and the loss of RSS feeds for peoples shares. This means that the people who used Google Reader were not really… Read More Google Reader Is Not About Reading News It Is About Curation
Today, the Google Reader team announced the general rollout of the new version. It is with much dismay that I see the overall changes that have occurred with this new version. I like the idea of having my Reader shares (now +1’s) appear in Google+. This was something that I wanted since Google+ was initially… Read More Google Reader Changes And Feeds Go Missing
One of the things that bothers me about Twitter is the endless wrapping of links in tweets in their own url shortener. Many people will say there is the benefit of making sure only “safe” links are enabled, but mostly it is a data gathering activity. Sadly, even t.co links get wrapped in new t.co… Read More Twitter Should Cut The SMS Cord
This is a guest post from Dmitry Davydov. Have you ever heard of crowdsourcing? Well, it’s not just a buzz word any more. It’s a working concept that allows online businesses save time and money, while tens of thousands crowdsourcers make a living working from home. If you think of masses, mobs and crowds as… Read More 7 Sites To Help Crowdsource Your Web Work
Well, it is finally official, TweetDeck has been purchased, but not by UberMedia. Twitter swooped in and made the final purchase. There are some obvious reasons for the purchase, as told in the TweetDeck announcement: The mainstream Twitter user-base is well catered for by twitter.com and the official mobile clients. And by becoming part of the official platform,… Read More Twitter Buys TweetDeck And Confuses Developers Further
This is a guest post from Pamelia Brown. It has been said time and time again, social networking has revolutionized and redefined our society. Responding to our need for constant stimulation and constant interaction, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube have taken over the internet and consumed our lives. All too often, people discuss this social media revolution… Read More Cross-Application Posting Among Social Networks
This is a guest post from David Murton, a professional writer and blogger. The old days of marketing were pretty simple: the business put up a billboard and tracked the increase in foot traffic and the upswing in sales. Modern day entrepreneurs have to be a lot more finicky. Billboards are no longer the end-all-be-all… Read More What Social Media Marketing Metrics Should You Pay Attention To?