Social Media Addicts Association (SMAA) Meeting

Are you among the many whose lives have been ruined by a never-ending torrent of tweets, friend requests and Internet quizzes? If so, then what are you waiting for? Join the Social Media Addicts Association today!

The Features It Needs Next: Facebook

By Andrew Sparkes Guest Blogger As part of an on-going series, we’ll be looking at the features that top hardware, software, and websites already have and imagining the features it would be logical and useful to add in the next update. Today we’re examining Facebook. Facebook goes through hell every time it has a redesign. […]

The Features It Needs Next: Twitter

By Andrew Sparkes Guest Blogger As part of an on-going series, we’ll be looking at the features that top hardware, software, and websites already have and imagining the features it would be logical and useful to add in the next update. Today we’re examining Twitter. Twitter is an extremely bare-bones site. It’s what you might […]

Operation “Silence Cyxymu” Crushes Twitter, Facebook, LiveJournal

Twitter went offline today due to a Distributed Denial of Service attack.  There were reports that other sites were impacted too, but service was only mildly affected. Here is a snapshot of the dropoff in traffic to Twitter according to Arbor Networks: The below graph shows Observatory data from 55 providers around the world to […]

Who Needs Business Cards When You’ve Got Card.ly?

By Jimmy Rogers (@me) Contributing Writer, [GAS] Need a quick way to share your important deets without a lot of lengthy links?  Having trouble printing up business cards because you don’t know what URLs to include?  Card.ly provides an interesting solution. Card.ly allows you to quickly sign up and grab a unique “card.ly/username” address that […]

[GAS] Explains: Music Royalties for Dummies

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Considering how much “education” about music and copyright is out there (“downloading music is stealing!” ads and the like), most people have no idea how it actually works in terms of who owns what and who should get money from what kind of use. And lately, with issues like […]

Google Makes Creative Commons That Much More Easy

By Jimmy Rogers (@me) Contributing Writer, [GAS] If you’ve ever written a blog post or made a website, one of the most onerous tasks is finding good graphics without copy protection.  Text-only content is generally frowned upon because the increased popularity of the internet has somewhat “raised the bar” for the average blogger.  Readers expect […]

Twitter Quicker is Bing’s New Thing

Microsoft has begun to add some messages from Twitter to results from the Bing search engine. It comes as Microsoft celebrates a clear – though minute – growth in Bing’s usage. While Twitter’s audience is still relatively small in comparison to the web as a whole, it’s become a useful way to find information which […]