April Fool’s Day 2010: Great iPhone app pranks

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It’s that time of year, you either love it or you hate it but I’m supposed to be impartial so I’m not letting on! Its April Fool’s Day 2010 tomorrow and we’ve discovered there are some great ideas for Fool’s Day available as iPhone apps, for all you committed pranksters. … [Read more...]

Apple iPad: Star Trek Captain’s Log app

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Our attention has been brought to a brilliant new app for the new Apple iPad when we finally receive them any day now...hopefully. It comes from Gizmodo, is called the Captain’s Log, and for all you Star Trek fans out there, it’s made for you. … [Read more...]

Google Gmail Gets OAuth Support: 3rd Party Access

Google Gmail Gets OAuth Support- 3rd Party Access

Google will now be offering OAuth support within Gmail, a move that will give you greater security through 3rd party application access to people who can view content from your emails. Twitter offered the same support a year ago – so Google is playing catch-up. … [Read more...]

Facebook Gifts and Messages: A Guide

Facebook Gifts and Messages- A Guide

For those who do not have the time or money to look for cards for friends and family, then the introduction of E-cards was a blessing. These were not only fast and easy to do, but also free. However, times change and now it is all about sending Facebook gifts and messages instead. … [Read more...]

Twitter’s New Homepage: Features scrolling trending topics

Twitter's New Homepage- Features scrolling trending topics

For those of you who thought that the Twitter homepage needed revamping, then the micro-blogging website has read your mind. If you head over to twitter.com, you will notice new features – including scrolling trending topics. … [Read more...]

Phoebe Prince: Latest Facebook Bullying Victim

Phoebe Prince- Latest Facebook Bullying Victim

Bullying on Facebook has claimed yet another life, Phoebe Prince, the latest victim has hanged herself after constant bullying from so called classmates – she was just 15. Prince came over from Ireland in the hope of starting a new life with her family, but from the first day at her new school – she … [Read more...]

Orange’s Mobile games has Facebook in mind

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We have some good news for customers on Orange Mobile, as if looks as if the network is really making a push into the social media gaming world now - we have details on a few portals that Orange are exploring with its users. … [Read more...]

Apple App Store on Facebook: Perfect for friend sharing

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We have some great news for Facebook owners now, as Social branding firm Vitrue has teamed up with Apple to release the official Apple App Store application on Facebook - allowing you to browse through apps and recommend them to your friends. … [Read more...]

Google Maps App: Gowalla, Foursquare, and More

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If you like all of the benefits offered by Brightkite, Foursquare, Gowala and Yelp you may want to check out Checkin Mania, this web app allows you to see places of interest from all four services side-by-side. … [Read more...]

Fall 2010: Verizon iPhone Release Date

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Probably one of the most sought after smartphones in America at the moment is a Verizon Wireless iPhone, this is mainly because AT&T's coverage frustrates many American iPhone owners. … [Read more...]

Social Media & the chancellors debate: Twitter & Facebook approach

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So what did you think of “Ask the Chancellors”? The televised live debate last night has given us a fascinating insight into just how much the use of social media will affect this and upcoming general election issues. It was always going to make the debate more interesting because it gives it a … [Read more...]

Beware of scam Facebook antivirus app 2010

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It seems as though there are still loads of people out there being caught out and installing site-specific antivirus apps, but unfortunately it’s just not a wise move. A case in question is the Facebook Antivirus app which some people think really will protect them against malware but that just … [Read more...]

Large Hadron Collider: LHC Live Video Stream

Large Hadron Collider- LHC Live Video Stream

The Hadron Collider – the world’s largest atom smasher is all set to make history today. We have been waiting sometime for this to happen, but a series of setbacks have prevented this so far. To keep up-to-date with everything that is going on, then visit the LHC Live Video Stream. … [Read more...]

Twitter Success Prediction: Made 2-years after Facebook launched

Twitter Success Prediction- Made 2-years after Facebook launched

Way back in September 2006 a study was made, this was when Twitter was just learning to walk and MySpace was the true social networking king – this happened just two years after the birth of Facebook. … [Read more...]

Social Media Marketing: Infogroup Helps Direct Marketers

Social Media Marketing- Infogroup Helps Direct Marketers

It certainly seems that everyone and their dog wants in on social media, the news that Infogroup is to expand into social marketing proves just that. By using a number of new tools, the company is able to engage more with customers and then offer them a much better product. … [Read more...]

O’Reilly Where 2.0 Conference: Twitter and blog updates

O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference- Twitter and blog updates

The annual O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference starts on March 30 and runs through to April 1. For those of you who wish to be kept up-to-date with everything that goes on, then Google Earth Blog will be posting daily updates. … [Read more...]

Passover 2010 and First Seder: Internet changes celebrations

Passover 2010 and First Seder- Internet changes celebrations

More than a dozen families will be reading from Haggadah at tonight’s Seder meal, this has been changed from the original version – instead of images of Pharaoh and the slaves, family photos have been uploaded to replace them. This shows that the Passover story is now using the Internet and entered … [Read more...]

LinkedIn: Jobs, economic downturn, and Canada key for growth

LinkedIn- Jobs, economic downturn, and Canada key for growth

As we struggle to fight our way out of this economic downturn, we still cannot get around the fact that more people are trying to compete for the same job. Getting that job has now become more difficult – a result of more competition. … [Read more...]

Verizon iPhone or Nexus One?

Verizon iPhone or Nexus One

It is no secret that Verizon Wireless lacks any decent smartphones, but this could all change in 2010. We know that there will be a Verizon version of the Nexus one soon – many assumed that the handset would have been released at last weeks CTIA 2010 event. Then there is that possibility of the … [Read more...]

General Election 2010: The first campaigns to use Social Media

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This time around the General Election will be more affected by social and media than ever before, with it having an influence all its own, on politics today. The election campaigns being presently crafted by creative and media agencies will be very different from the campaigns of the past as … [Read more...]

Facebook denies that “sharing data” means using for ads

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In an intriguing development we’ve noted that in a new proposed privacy policy released several days ago by Facebook, there was a curious paragraph confirming that the social network will automatically share data with “pre-approved” partners when you go to the sites. However the mysterious … [Read more...]

TV debate,”Ask the Chancellors” moving with the times via Facebook & Twitter

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Tomorrow will see a live television debate between Alastair Darling, current Chancellor, and 2 opposing would-be chancellors. The three have agreed to a no-holds-barred confrontation in contrast to the leaders debates which have been planned, which have strict limitations and rules. … [Read more...]

New Social Media and Rules: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, IM

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Do you like to follow rules, or are you one to find out the rules and do the opposite? From the moment you're born, rules were given to you with one of the most heard words as a child being “No”. Once you reach adulthood you have choices, you still need to know the rules but have more freedom to … [Read more...]

Google Earth Street View Sightings: 10 of the best

Google Earth Street View Sightings- 10 of the best

There has been some bad publicity about Google Earth’s Street View of late, but there is no denying that it is still a great tool. You only have to look at some of the strange sightings to understand what we are talking about. … [Read more...]

Ubuntu Linux 10.04 Beta: Social Networking Feature Details

Ubuntu Linux 10.04 Beta- Social Networking Feature Details

Ubuntu Linux 10.04 Beta is now available for download, and with it comes a host of new social networking features. The software also comes with a new look, which is a taste of things to come in the final version – due for release on April 29. … [Read more...]