Social media

Where are your friends?

Where are your friends? Check foursquare. Check facebook places. Check for location-based tweets. Check instagram. Yipes! That’s a lot of places to check! Banjo the new iPhone app automatically checks all those services and notifies you when a friend is nearby. Pretty neat. It’s like banjo takes all the location-based services and syndicates that information …

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How to be collaborative on Pinterest

Things are more fun when you do it with a group. Over on my art blog, I cover 8 ideas for using collaborative boards on Pinterest. Here’s a teaser with one of the ideas: start a love board with your girlfriend.

What if Yahoo bought Instagram instead of Facebook?

People, just be glad that Yahoo didn’t buy Instagram. Yahoo purchased Flickr 7 years ago for $35 million dollars. Yahoo hasn’t done anything much with Flickr. Although it would be interesting to see what would happen if Instagram and Flickr merged together. But Yahoo right now wouldn’t be the company to do it. Yahoo doesn’t …

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Instagram needs user lists

As Instagram grows bigger and bigger with the inclusion of Android phones, people need better ways to manage their friends they follow. The solution? Instagram needs lists or groups. Right now I follow 100 people. I can handle the photo feed of 100 people pretty well–mostly because everyone posts just one photo at a time. …

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Is Instagram getting too big?

Instagram, the wildly popular photo app on iPhones, just released an Android version. I’m kinda curious how this larger audience will affect my usage of Instagram. One of the things I liked about Instagram was that is a nice small stream of photos. If more and more people join, I’m concerned that there will be …

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To understand your business, write a facebook ad

If you have a hard time figuring out what the story is for your product/company, try writing some facebook ads for your product/company. That will give you an idea of how to succintly describe your business in a way that captures the attention of your audience. Often we get caught up thinking about things in …

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