Browsing articles from "May, 2009"

Once upon a Myspace time, I tried searching for a few band profiles inside the Myspace network. I didn’t get the exact spelling and spacing right, and ended up on a total search maze. What a disaster! From there on out, I would actually leave Myspace, go back to Google and search there for a […]

Social gaming has become huge in the last year, reason being that playing games is naturally a social activity. Social gaming basically combines the best of the gaming portals with the social network platform. What’s so great about this idea, is that the social tools offered, enable casual gamers to play in a much more […]

Most people find their favorite social networking spots for their personal needs quite easily. The socialites go to Facebook, the business networkers go to LinkedIn, but the search for the musicians perfect, online home is becoming just a little bit harder these days. While Myspace was once the hottest place for bands to settle, promote […]

When ever I hear that one of my favorite directors is releasing a new film I usually head over to that film’s official website or read up a little on IMDb. This is the protocol for most people, I think. But this year, we will be seeing more and more directors choosing different, or rather, […]

Facebook has been adding a whole lot of new features lately. Although they haven’t quite filled the cups of each kind of social profiler (ie: musicians, career seekers, etc) but they have certainly risen to the 3/4 mark, and are getting closer by the day. (Yes, I’m recording exact measurements). Yeah, yeah, last week, Facebook […]

The sweet, calming voice and gentle, nerdy humor of NPR radio is like home to me, like it is to a lot of people. I remember those comfy moments, driving around and listening to ‘All Things Considered.’ I’m guessing it’s the same way kids felt in the 50’s when their favorite radio personalities graced the […]

  The first time I saw Amazon’s Kindle I had to laugh a little. Its late 90’s, Packard Bell-like design left nothing to be desired and the thought of buying a separate gadget in addition to the cell phone and mp3 player (or just iPhone for the more privileged folks) just felt absurd. My bag […]

In advance of a panel discussion I’m taking part in today, I decided to survey my twitter and Facebook peeps to see what they had to say about twitter; here are some of the best answers. If you could change/add one feature on twitter, what would it be? Jim Woods: Threading conversations rather than having to […]

[Note: this is #3 in a series of posts about Web 2.0 apps that actually get used at Blonde 2.0, see the first post here and the second post here]  As more and more social networkers populate the Web scene, more and more photo editing tools are popping up. Who doesn’t like to play around with their […]