Tag Archives: social networking

MySpace Unveils New Design

We knew that MySpace had a new redesign in the works, and their redesigned logo ruffled a few feathers, but their newly revealed redesign has garnered some positive reviews from the web community. MySpace appears to be aiming at distinguishing themselves as the music/video/media sharing answer to Facebook’s TMI status-sharing privacy-crushing wall-updating ways. Topic pages will provide stylized aggregations of ...

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Star Wars: A New Hope as Told Through Facebook

We’ve explored earth-shattering historical events and life-changing religions through the eyes of Facebook, but our true holy land lays within the vision of George Lucas. Dorkly takes a look at Episode IV in their Facebook storytelling rendition of Star Wars: A New Hope. And for those of you who think that the reason Chewbacca didn’t get his medal at the ...

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Physical Tweet-O-Meter Wall Tracks Real-Time Tweeting Activity of Major Cities

Those of you interested in the anthropological patterns of social networking might want to plan a trip to British Librarys Growing Knowledge exhibition, where CASA’s (Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis) Tweet-O-Meter currently calls its home. The Tweet-O-Meeter is a real-time analog monitoring system that tracks the current Twitter activity of 9 major cities. The machine was developed to help better ...

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Target Photo Kiosks Now Let You Print Photos From Facebook

Target announced today that their Kodak photo kiosks, where customers can print out their own photo prints, will now support Facebook connectivity. Users will be able to log-in and print out photos featured on their own Facebook page in glossy professional prints. Well at least now you know you’ll never be short of photos of your friends making kissy-lips at ...

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Facebook Circa 1984

In 1984, computing as we know it was still in its infancy. Almost purely text-based, PCs and the internet were indistinguishable from what they have become in modern times. Yes, I remember it well. I had a perfect view from the glimmer in my daddy’s eye. But what would have happened had social networking evolved faster than computing progress could ...

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Deleting Embarrassing Facebook Photos Doesn’t Actually Delete the Photos

As Facebook strives to quell their privacy woes, more and more risks to our security are unveiled. This time, it’s the fact that deleting photos doesn’t actually delete your photos. Deleting your photos on Facebook is simple, you just click the delete photo link. Sounds easy enough. But what Facebook doesn’t want you to know is that even when you ...

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Facebook Friend Posters Show Off Your Fake Popularity

Thank god for Facebook. How else would you be able to keep track of 700 of your closest friends? Printing Facebook understands that the connection between you and your Facebook friends is an intimate and sacred union. In honor of your love for all of your friends, you can now create a large 20″ x 40″ poster displaying all of ...

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The 39 Types of People You Will Meet on Twitter and Facebook

I would add something pithy, perhaps a sub-type they missed, but this about sums it up. Oh, wait! And hashtag abusers, you know the ones…. #TCOT #Right #Conservative #Palin. And I just thought of another one – the people who share links in bulk, so a chunk of 8 tweets from the same person will show up in a row, ...

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Facebook Has 11,701 Compromised Pages

Feeling secure today? A new report from AVG warns users against social networking sites and the potential for pages that compromise security. Through their research of social networking sites, AVG found 20,000 compromised pages in all, 11,701 of which are on Facebook. YouTube tallied 7,163 compromised pages. “The fact that we found almost 20,000 compromised web pages should make social ...

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