Browsing articles from "November, 2007"

Asi Sharabi wrote an an excellent post analyzing the top Facebook applications trends. All of his info is based on the Facebook analytics site Adonomics (previously Appaholic), which provides all sorts of great statistics regarding all Facebook applications. Here are some stats for example which may blow your mind: There are 609,690,058 installs across 9,781 apps on […]

Here is a a new Public Service Announcement regarding the Medical Side Effects of Social Networking Addiction. Created by: Jeffrey Sass  Starring: Jeff Pulver, Chris Brogan, Seth Harwood, Ed Roberts, Laura “Pistachio” Fitton         Technorati tags: social networking, addiction, jeffrey sass, jeff pulver, chris brogan, seth harwood, ed roberts, laura fitton

Nov
20
2007

MeeMix Reloaded

I have covered MeeMix a few times on my blog already as I am a big fan of this site. MeeMix is a personalized internet radio community which aims at identifying individual taste and taste prediction in music using its own behavioral-based algorithm and additional methodologies.  MeeMix takes into account your behavior on the site (for example, […]

Allen Stern wrote a very interesting post recently about how people such as Robert Scoble use Facebook and Twitter as more of a publicity network than a social network to brand themselves and expose their videos, posts. Currently Scoble has 6,892 followers on Twitter and 4,892 friends on Facebook. He has been complaining about the fact […]

I have written in the past about SuTree.com, a site which aggregates instructional “how to” videos. I really liked the concept of SuTree from the time it launched six months ago, as it offered users a one-stop-shop to find instructional videos on any topic of their choosing. SuTree aggregates videos from 5min, VideoJug, MetaCafe, and more. The only criticism I initially had regarding […]

Nov
12
2007

Congrats To Yedda!

Congrats to my friends over at Yedda who have just announced their acquisition by AOL. I had the pleasure of working with this amazing team in its very early stages back in 2006 and I must tell you that it is seldom you meet such a strong team of players. For anyone who doesn’t know, Yedda […]

Jonathan Keebler has created an amazing bookmarklet that allows you to quickly upload your Flickr photo into your Facebook photo album.  Follow these instructions:  1) Log in to the Flickr2Facebook application 2) Save the bookmarklet to your web-browser’s bookmarks. You only have to do this once! 3) Surf to the Flickr page with the image on it you would […]

Google introduces its OpenSocial platform:       Technorati tags: opensocial, google, social network, web 2.0, web applications, api

MySpace, Six Apart, Friendster, Hi5, Bebo, Hyves, Imeem, LinkedIn, Ning, Oracle, Orkut, Plaxo, Salesforce,  Tianji, Viadeo, and Xing have already confirmed that they are joining Google’s OpenSocial initiative. Question now remains whether Facebook will be forced to join OpenSocial as well. Facebook spokesperson Brandee Barker said yesterday that “Despite reports, Facebook has still not been briefed on OpenSocial”. When […]