Tag Archives: Social Networking

Are You On Facebook?

No, I am not and here is a major reason why. Pre-Facebook and before the advent of MySpace people registered a URL. Concurrent to Facebook’s early General Public availability another option arose with LinkedIn. Then, as a Silicon Valley Executive … Continue reading

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Anti-FB.

Ello, the (supposed) anti-Facebook is¬†opening up their former invitation-only status as well as launching an iPhone-app…

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@POTUS

President Obama has added another Twitter account (making three now that are officially related to him).

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In the News…

Facebook’s ‘Instant Articles’ could herald in another era within the Mass Media… how the media has/was co-opted in the Social Networking Era and/or through Crowd Sourcing has the media was held accountable. Hopefully it will be the latter not the … Continue reading

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Facebook Slander…

Exercising caution regarding what is posted on Social Networking mediums is paramount… especially, in a nation like UAE where an American expat is set to be tried for breaking cyber-slander laws on March 17th.

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Requested Suspension

Sony’s request that Twitter suspend the account of the person who posted their leaked information is yet another in an on-going development between the ‘net / Social Networking as it once was (decentralized and uncensored) and the Internet / Social … Continue reading

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‘Dislike’

Arguably, Facebook’s arrogance regarding the fact that end-users are unable to ‘dislike’ something is bad form. Granted, ‘disliking’ someone’s content could be done maliciously. Conversely, counting bogus ‘likes’ (which the firm has also been criticized for) is not good form. … Continue reading

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Anti-Facebook…

Social Networking meets non-data mining minus online ads is perhaps one way to describe ‘Ello.’ Launched in August the (nascent) platform already boasts a million users (with 3 million waiting to join) and $5.5 million dollars of VC-backing. (Source) BBC:¬†http://goo.gl/dks9XB

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Sustained Pressure…

As reports of the demonstrations in Hong Kong have to be filtering into the PRC (from people who are returning from overseas travel, using a VPN, etc.) one has to give pause to: when will Beijing realize that it cannot … Continue reading

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Bravo!

Perhaps the America (aside from the remainder of the world) could take a page out of what’s happening in Hong Kong currently… While Social Networking is all fine and well: People matter and can be a ‘force’ for positive change!

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