It’s no exaggeration to say that Twitter has been the most useful networking tool I’ve ever used. After months of toiling away on my blog and finding it very difficult to make connections with like-minded individuals, it was Twitter that actually linked me up with writers and geeks all across the globe. So, how I […]
Ok, maybe not “happy” but at least happier than they used to be. According to “Measuring the Happiness of Large-Scale Written Expression: Songs, Blogs, and Presidents“, a research report from Peter Dodds and Christopher Danforth, two mathematicians from Vermont University, the general mood of bloggers seems to be in an upward trend since 2005. Starting […]
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!
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]