We all really relate to movies, don’t we? We jump to see movie-versions of books and compelling news stories. Well how about a movie version of the origins of Facebook? Well, that’s actually coming to a movie theater near you this Fall. It’s called “The Social Network“. The trailer is after the jump. But not… Continue reading The Social Web gets its own set of movie trailers
If you’re tired of logging into Facebook’s website in order to use the chat feature, then you have a number of options, in the way of desktop programs that let you chat with your Facebook friends. One such client program is Chit Chat, which is dedicated to Facebook Chat. This is a reasonably lightweight application… Continue reading Chit Chat: Facebook Chat program for Windows
Google rolled out its latest product, called Google Buzz [announcement], this time in the social networking arena. Buzz is built into Gmail and has tight integration with your e-mail inbox. You can share links, photos and videos directly from within Gmail and it uses your existing set of Gmail contacts. You can see what your… Continue reading Google jumps into the social web with Buzz; goes up against Facebook, Twitter, et al.
This is pretty neat – there’s an app on Facebook called Graffiti on which a number of great artists have created some amazing artwork, and now there’s a site called Graffit Art Prints that is taking some of these pieces and printing them nicely at larger sizes. Hit our link to get 20% off.
Last month, Facebook’s traffic #s showed that it became the 4th largest website in the US sneaking past Aol. Not surprising. What’s is that Aol still has those types of atmospheric numbers. via TechCrunch
As consumers generate or collect an ever-increasing amount of digital content in the form of photos, music and especially videos, home storage solutions are growing in popularity. But what’s also becoming more important is that this content is accessible from anywhere and not just in the home. Netgear is one of the companies trying to… Continue reading Netgear Stora – store, backup, share and stream your music, photos, video and data
If you read this blog, there’s a pretty good chance you’re also a Facebook user. If so, and you care about your privacy, you should probably set aside some time to take a look at Facebook’s new privacy controls when they are rolled out to you. Facebook is in the midst of reorganizing the controls… Continue reading Facebook revamping privacy controls
Zensify is an app available for both iPhone and iPod Touch that brings together all your social networking sites in one, easy to view page enabling you to view all your social network updates simultaneously without having to load each page individually. Currently only available for iPhone and iPod, if you dig a little deeper… Continue reading Zensify – Social Networking App for iPhone and iPod Touch
Starting at 12:01AM Eastern Time (9:01PM for us West Coasters), Facebook is opening up the floodgates to let people choose their own usernames. First come, first get. So now you can get straight to your FB page with a URL of http://www.facebook.com/johnsmith for example. If you’ve got an accent in your name (or want one),… Continue reading Snag your own Facebook username Fri night
This week saw us yearning after some ‘appliance 2.0’ technology including ‘connected’ washers/dryers and a freezer failure sensor kit. We reviewed a poster printing service which we thought was pretty good. The Easy iPod Media Sharer‘s name says it all – useful family gadget. We do love our Gmail; their new lab is cool –… Continue reading GfG’s Article Recap for Week Ending May 29, 2009