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
UK designers Ben Perman and Murat Mutlu have come up with another tweeting appliance, this time a kettle. They have a pretty fun read of how they came up with the idea and although it started off as just a ‘crazy’ idea, the publicity it has generated has actually landed them the funding they need… Continue reading The Tweeting Kettle – the Twettle!
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.
LOL. Too funny. 2 guys from DC decided to create the “anti-Twitter” appropriately titled Woofer. What does that mean exactly? Woofer doesn’t have a maximum length like Twitter; instead it has a minimum length (1400 characters to be exact)! It’s actually an homage to Twitter. Not sure this will actually have Twitter-like traction, especially as… Continue reading The ‘anti-Twitter’: Woofer!
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
Have you converted and find yourself surfing Twitter for your ‘news’? Well now you can catch Google News items on Twitter via the @googlenews user.
Here are some of our notable articles for the past week. First we pondered whether Twitter’s popularity would last. Google News now has a Timeline of Events – nice feature. We noticed that YouTube were looking to accept full length and legal content, while Fuijitsu have developed some secure new memory sticks. Adobe announced their… Continue reading Article Recap for the Week Ending Apr 24, 2009
Ashton Kutcher and CNN recently went head to head to see who would hit 1 million followers first (Kutcher won by a nose), and Twitter co-founder Biz Stone remarked that it was another watershed event in the history of Twitter. One reporter said that this brought Twitter mainstream, but in our opinion, that does not… Continue reading Will Twitter’s ‘mainstream’ popularity last?
Twitter has seen exponential growth that has surpassed even Facebook, well at least on a percentage basis. On a raw user # basis, Twitter has but a mere 8 million members compared with Facebook’s monstrous 175 million. But lots of folks just don’t get it – what’s the point of Twitter? Perhaps it doesn’t fill… Continue reading To Tweet or not to Tweet…
tikitag, which was one of the new techs that we saw at CES, has changed their name to touchatag. More notably, touchatag now features the ability to read 2D barcodes (also known as QR Codes). As a side note, we discovered this bit of news via Twitter (of all places) via one of the engineers… Continue reading tikitag becomes touchatag, can now read QR Codes