Tag: social networks

  • Is Social Networking really social?

    Here are a few thoughts on social networking (mainly directed at Facebook). The Issues: Collecting friends becomes a habit The collection can become little more than an online status symbol If this happens are these people really your friends? You just opened up your world and made it ‘ privacy invasive’, you’d likely never dream…

  • Link Baiting

    What does that mean? Link baiting (or linkbaiting) is a buzz word in the SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) world and has come to be the preferred method of natural link building. And in English? You need to create Linkbait. Essentially it is a piece of content placed on a web page – whether it’s an…

  • Chirp Chirp – Social Network Aggregation

    I like simple ideas and Chirp is one of them. We all have an ever growing list of social network sites and Chirp aims to bring these together in one place. The thing I like about the idea is it’s a screen saver. I think this is smarter than trying to be a web page…

  • Open Soicial on Facebook?

    A New Facebook application that appears to make Facebook an OpenSocial container. Could this be the beginning of a guerilla attempt to lure Facebook into OpenSocial? — see full post at oreilly radar.

  • Google and Open Social

    The success of Facebook looks to have ruffled a few feathers at Google and they have recently launch OpenSocial. this is a set of three common APIs, that will allow developers to access core functions and information from a social network: Profile Information (user data) Friends Information (social graph) Activities (things that happen, News Feed…

  • Fon – Free Wifi for everyone

    FON is the largest WiFi community in the world. FON is a Community of people making WiFi universal and free. There vision is WiFi everywhere made possible by the members of the Community, Foneros. The idea to share some of your home Internet connection and get free access to the Community‚Äôs FON Spots worldwide. There…