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Posts tagged ‘social media’

3
May
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Pinstagram combines Instagram & Pinterest

What would happen if two of the digital world’s hottest startups, Pinterest and Instagram, were mashed into one?

Pek Pongpaet and Brandon Leonardo, decided to combine two of the web’s hottest properties as a joke one weekend.

The duo realized a “Pinterest for Instagram” would be the most extreme example, and thus Pinstagram was born.

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10
Aug
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Twitpic founder launches Heello

Twitpic founder Noah Everett announces the launch of Heello today. His second web app project has been in the wings for exactly one year. Twitter has launched its own photo-sharing tool, offering a native version of a feature that until now was mostly the domain of third-party apps like Twitpic and yfrog. This move puts pressure on those third-party apps as a logical choice for photo-sharing that uses Twitter’s API.

I have mashed up an exclusive by Jolie O’Dell and a few of my first experiences with Heello after its unofficial launch day. Read more »

6
Jan
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To Follow or not to Follow

As of the first of the year on Twitter, I have 317 followers and I in return follow 87 different accounts. What does that mean about me and my social media style on twitter? The interesting thing about that question is, I am not sure if I know the answer. Let me explain… Read more »

19
Aug
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The Rise of Facebook Places

The web is on overload due to Facebook’s new service, Places. The now certain death to existing services like Foursquare and Gowalla now have a large monkey on their back.

As an occasional Foursquare user, I understand and enjoy the service. But I am extremely hesitant when it comes to Facebook. Facebook is on a scale that Foursquare could only dream of.

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29
Jul
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Humongo visits Savannah

Savannah was lucky enough to be an official stop on the two-week long, Humongo Nation Tour. Darryl, of Humongo, is the leading force of this rolling celebration of creativity. Being a social media junkie and working at SCAD I made it my summer goal to meet the team in real life. After a meeting and a few emails it was going to be so. Humongo was going to be visiting SCAD, my alma mater. Read more »

28
May
The Golden Rules of Social Media

10 Golden Rules of Social Media

After my recent post on The Rules of Twitter, I have decided to search the net for some useful rules or guidelines to live by in the social media ring. The Golden Rule term can be defined as, “an ethical code that states one has a right to just treatment, and a responsibility to ensure justice for others”.

The more and more our lives become entangled in the web, the more we need to show constraint and compassion for the flow of content and ideas. Read more »