Tag Archives: social networking

The Facebook Wall of Historical Events: Part II

Yeah, that’s right. History is still here guys. Preserved through time on stone tablets and cave paintings. Archaeologists recently uncovered an ancient hard drive from the sands of Egypt. And held on that hard drive was an archive of the Facebook statuses that changed history. In part II of Facebook history, Cool Material explores The Crusades, Pearl Harbor, the parting ...

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The Facebook Wall of Historical Events

In the beginning, God created Facebook. So stop taking all of the credit, Mr. Zuckerberg. You’ve been exposed. Historical figures have been using Facebook to embarrass themselves since creation, all the way up to modern history and everywhere in between. Need more proof? Hit the jump to see some of the most historical status updates in the history of history.

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The 2010 Social Networking World Map

The internet’s social landscape is constantly in a state of transition. Five years ago, no one would have imagined the massive popularity of Facebook or the complete deterioration and mass migration of MySpace and its users. But the Social Networking Map doesn’t lie or play games, and Facebook is clearly the new superpower. Just to give Facebook’s meteoric rise some ...

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Are These The Droids You Were Looking For?

This is why Facebook was invented. The entire progression of the Facebook UI has led up to this moment. I expect Mark Zuckerberg will announce the discontinuation of the site’s development later on in the day, having finally reached their ultimate goal. Facebook’s a hell of a drug. As I’ve said before, I’m not much of a Facebook gamer, but ...

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Twitter Cake Wishes Social Media Gurus Happy Birthday

If you’re one of the millions of self-proclaimed “gurus” patrolling the Internetz, chances are that you’re on Twitter, spreading your wise guru words far and wide. In fact, chances are good that Twitter is your main stream of communication to your thousands of followers (whom all also happen to be gurus). If asked what your preferred tool of internet communication happens to ...

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Social Media Logos: Christmas Edition

The holiday’s are finally upon us. Not that there’s anyway you DIDN’T know that. We’ve been utterly gavaged, literally force-fed holiday spirit since early-November. And we’re not talking just in our everyday life, but social networking sites have gone absolutely holiday crazy as well. We thought in the geeky spirit of the holidays, we might as well share a collection ...

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Newlyweds Update Facebook Relationship Status From the Altar

Sure, this couple meant their little prank as a  joke and it was actually pretty damn funny, especially since they got the priest involved, but how long until this is actually common place? I can definitely see this becoming some sort of wacky trend and eventually, a tradition. I now pronounce you man and wife, you may change your status. ...

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