Category Archives: social media

Daily Digest

Last night I came across this sweet web app called paper.ly that generates a newspaper of your Twitter feed daily. It comes with a pretty basic embed that displays a table of contents for your own personalized news paper that you … Continue reading

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@flipboard – my personal magazine

I haven’t tried this yet, and I don’t have an iPad still, however this video is just screaming at me to go buy an iPad just for this app. It’s kind of like how Shazam and UrbanSpoon apps in the … Continue reading

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On the rise of social eCommerce

Deborah Collier published her five predictions for social e-commerce in 2010: Goodbye to the Middleman The Year of the Deliver Company Creative Sponsored Advertising Mobile Commerce Revolution Free Culture Frenzy Her predictions can’t be anymore bang on, if these become … Continue reading

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Why I use Twitter

I just read a post by Devin Coldewey about why he doesn’t use Twitter. Of course everybody is entitled to their opinion on what they think about a product or service, hence this is my opinion on why Twitter has … Continue reading

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The Three Rules of Epidemics by Malcolm Gladwell

In his book “The Tipping Point – How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference” Malcolm Gladwell explains how that idea, trend or social behavior crosses that specific threshold and explodes. That magic point in time is the “Tipping Point”. … Continue reading

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Facebook Application: pul.se – truly personalized recommendation engines

With the rise of the social web, personalization has quickly become more and more important for the consumers as well as the providers. Personalization allows you to target specific types of content to specific types of people, hence increasing your … Continue reading

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Real time, social, microblogging and context aware searching

A couple of days ago Google’s Eric Schmidt reportedly said that Google is looking into ways of intergrating microblogging within their search. ‘Microblogging’ is really code name for Twitter and this news is rather interesting after the rumors earlier this … Continue reading

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Technorati Blogosphere Tag Chart

Just a few minutes after claiming my blog on Technorati I got introduced to their Blogosphere Chart widget which goes to show how useful this tool can be for not only researching your topics but keeping tabs on the top … Continue reading

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New Bloggers: Submit your content to the Social Web – the sooner the better

Over the weekend I created my Technorati Profile to help promote my blog, build links, network and aid in my research before posting. Basically these are the reasons why one should use Technorati – one of many similar tools. About a month … Continue reading

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Thinking Out Loud: Content Personalization – Context Aware Ads and the Social Web

In continuation from the first Thinking Out Loud post titled “Content Personalization – Tell Me Who Your Friends Are” the second – yet more important – use of this type of personalized content is targeted advertisement. Google has owned this area with … Continue reading

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