I remember joining Twitter in 2009 and it was a new way to connect with people I never could ever meet. In North America it was easy to use and different enough from Facebook that I felt there was value in using both.Continue reading "Twitter from from When I First Joined to Now"
So twitter was down for an hour or so and my ability to randomly communicate was down for a bit (Nooooo, kidding). It is so hard to believe that it has been around for just a few years and for me it has replaced texting and is in some ways the only way I communicate with some people. It is one of the social media pillars that is second only to Facebook and YouTube and I have come to rely on it a lot just to connect with people and find out what is going on.Continue reading "Twitter Blackout OVER YAY"
Just watch and ask WTF! It takes all the worst parts of recruitment videos online. People who can’t act, cheesy music and sound effects and it is so bad it is good.Continue reading "The Cheese is Strong in this Twitter Faux Recruitment Video"
Now that Visual.ly has officially launched we can start to see what kind of site it will be. You can test out their auto generated infographic maker on their main page. It takes your twitter information to build a simple infographic based on your twitter information or you can have a twitter stats battle and …Continue reading "Visual.ly the Site Launches – Test their Data to (Info)Graphic Generator"
Here is a video about how Air New Zealand is connecting with people using social media by bucking the conventions and being fun and different when compared with the competition. From creating a flight experience that is above-board and having fun with their airline safety videos like this one by Richard Simmons himself that blew up on YouTube …Continue reading "Air New Zealand goes Social"
More than 10 years ago the Encyclopedia to go to was the Encyclopedia Britannica that was fact checked and went to the experts. Today my first stop is Wikipedia which is not the end of research but is the start of it and the links that connect to it are the threads that allow you to …Continue reading "Happy Birthday Wikipedia – 10 Years and Counting :) #yay"
I was wandering the interwebs and I found this infographic on the evolution of Photoshop over the years. I know that mostly every creative out there has worked and played with Photoshop at some point or the other and thought that this inforgraphic by Tech King would be a nice one to share. I think …Continue reading "The Evolution of Photoshop"
I found this on Slideshare and I had to share it. A great presentation about facebook I wish I could have seen it live. Facebook Beyond The Wall View more presentations from Janice Diner.Continue reading "Through the Facebook Wall"
So Facebook just revealed the details of it’s new messaging system. I system that is based around people not around conversations. Which is very different from traditional email and I can that the main purpose is to make it more informal and personal to get users to spend even more time on the platform so …Continue reading "The New Facebook Messaging"
Think of Kickstarter as funding from the masses no equity or financial crap included. Just what are you willing to give and want to receive. They have been doing a great job of helping all sorts of people get projects off the ground and I think that is worthy of a shout out. I am …Continue reading "@Kickstarter Please Come to #Canada ASAP"