Twitter is the first social media site the rise and evolution of which I’ve witnessed from the very start. I mean I remember how Facebook started and vaguely used Myspace but I wasn’t an active social media user then. So I was looking “from outside”. And with Twitter I had an opportunity to be an […]
A lot has been said about avatar strategy already. However there is still something new to add. Choosing the right avatar is so crucial for a very important reason: it creates first impression of your (personal) brand. Seth Godin discussing avatars in his recent post, put it the following way: If you use any online […]
Digg, facebook and a few other social media networks have recently launched toolbars that “frame” the publishers’ sites and trap the users within an iframe wrapper. This substantially increases traffic and site usage to the social media sites, in the detriment of the private publishers.
What is a Twitter hashtag? A hashtag is a way to unite global Tweets around some particular topic. Basically, these are tags that that help those who seek similar content discover your Tweets. According to the official source: Hashtags are a community-driven convention for adding additional context and metadata to your tweets. They’re like tags […]
Just right after rolling out the email preview feature for YouTube videos, Flickr and Picasa photos and Yelp reviews, the Gmail Labs is introducing a new feature again. This time, the feature lets users undo sent email which are not supposed to be sent yet, or emails which contain errors.
LinkedIn is the best business networking site I am aware of. People join it to do business and if you are smart enough you’ll build powerful connections and find awesome opportunities there. Now let’s see how you can increase your LinkedIn profile visibility. Remind of yourself You do know Linkedin users receive email messages about […]
My four-year-old grandson, Hamza could teach the search engines a thing-or-two about how people think. I made him lasagna and while he was eating he paused, rolled his eyes upward and pronounced: “vegetable, cat basagna.” Only his mother and I could possibly understand what he meant. The ‘vegetable’ part is because even the tiny bit […]
It seems that over the past several months, Digg has been waging a war against it’s own users and alienating the very people who have helped Digg to achieve its current level of success. Since it’s never fair to make accusations without facts to back them up, let’s look at a couple of steps that […]
Update: I just checked out my Facebook profile and it’s now showing the new home page. My initial reaction is that the Highlights on the left side and the live news feed on the main column seem a bit redundant. But aesthetics wise, the new home page looks cleaner than the old one. And I […]
By now you have seen the various articles regarding Facebook‘s homepage redesign. If not, go take the tour to see what is coming. As you can see, Facebook has copied some of the most loved features from both FriendFeed and Twitter. Facebook may be a massive social network, but it wants to be the main […]