Facebook has pushed out a number of new designs and layouts over the years in an effort to evolve with its growing user base. I was never one to complain about the changes or join some “Go Back to the Old Facebook!” petition. However, there are a few things about Facebook that annoy me, including: [...]
If you hang out with the cool kids, or are hiding in the bushes nearby listening to their conversations, you have likely heard of or are using Foursquare, the addictive location-based social networking game. For those that aren’t familiar with the new technology, the basic premise is that people take their fancy smartphones and “check [...]
If you’re like the vast majority of Twitter users and only using the default twitter.com to manage your tweets, you’re missing out on some excellent web apps that will help you organize Twitter better and be more productive. Time for you to take it to the next level. Twitter web apps have come a long [...]
Although they’ve only been around for about five years, social networking sites like Facebook or LinkedIn have become life changers. People that you, in the past, might’ve lost contact with forever are suddenly in your news feed everyday talking about their kids and careers, posting pictures and sending you quizzes. Ask yourself how your life [...]
A coworker of mine recently expressed concern over privacy on Facebook. I found it surprising that she lets her kids use Twitter, which has virtually no privacy, but not Facebook. After thinking about it some more, I can now understand why. It’s all about expectations when you start using a new social network. On Twitter, [...]
Last week I discovered Yammer, a Twitter-like tool used to communicate within private company networks. The concept is simple: sign up with a company email address, follow your co-workers, “tweet” about what you’re working on and start a group to add more segmentation to the full company network.