social networking Archive

Think of Facebook “as a self-absorbed, petulant brat, one that doesnt understand how to play well with others” | The Wall Blog


“think of Facebook as a self-absorbed, petulant brat, one that doesn’t understand how to play well with others”    Advertising Age has published what reads as a damning round up of recent activity at Facebook. This includes the controversial recent privacy changes. The point of the piece is that Facebook isn’t a start-up anymore and […]

The Web We Lost – Anil Dash


Really interesting article afrom Anil Dash about how the web has changed, a few points I like are his views on single-sign-on – In 2003, if you introduced a single-sign-in service that was run by a company, even if you documented the protocol and encouraged others to clone the service, you’d be described as introducing a tracking […]

Rob Manuel: I’ve been booted from Facebook and now they want my passport


“Which means somewhere on their system they have a load of scanned passports. Well, that’s not a security fuck up waiting to happen, is it?” via Rob Manuel: I’ve been booted from Facebook and now they want my passport.

Gaydar relaunches app, but will it unseat Grindr?


So gaydar have finally relaunched their iPhone application. It’s about time too. They used to be the pioneers in dating websites but have let the likes of Grindr and Bender make inroads into the space. The previous version of the app was abysmal and buggy, wiping peoples website profiles and generally not what you would […]

FNN – Facebook News Network


If I had the money to start a TV channel this would be the channel I would fund. Really funny parody of Facebook newsfeeds in a news bulletin format. Very funny from the collegehumor folks

Social vs Professional


I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. I don’t want everyone I know to know everyone else that I know. It’s like when you split up from someone and you suddenly lose a group of friends because they were better friends with your now ex partner. Imagine this in the online world. It […]

social networking sites


okay so here is a list of sites I know of – feel free to add in any others. aimpages.com – soon to be a big player yahoo 360 msn spaces my space imeem 43 Things (amazon?) tribe bookcrossing – a community who exchange books with each other at public places Linkedin – is a […]

San Francisco


I arrived at SFO and met up with Mr P at the gate. We were both a bit concerned how easy it was to wander around into the allegedly secure gate side of the internal flight area. He had to wait as I was a bit late – makes a change though! Then we managed […]


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