Tag Archives | Social Media

Oh Tweetbot, Sometimes You Make Twitter So Difficult

I really do love Tweetbot. I love it enough to spend $20 on a Twitter client, even when so many other Twitter clients — including the official one — are free. But it’s missing a couple key features that I loved in Tweetdeck, my previously preferred Twitter client. Tuesday’s events reminded me of one of […]

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Pheed Sharing Settings: How Not to Set Defaults

An odd tweet showed up on my account tonight. It was a message saying that I had posted something on Pheed, a similar sharing/social network. And that did happen — I setup a new account on Pheed and did a test post to see what it looks like. But the automatic cross-post on Twitter was […]

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Google+: A Ghost Town in Our Mid-Sized Town

I’ll believe that Google+ is catching on when I can look at the “Nearby” circle and see content that’s newer than a day old. I took the screenshot below a couple nights ago. It’s not like the Tri-Cities is the middle of nowhere. We have 253,000 people in the metropolitan area (2010 census). We have […]

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How I Learned to Love … Well, Like … Facebook

A year ago, I had almost 400 “friends” on Facebook, and another 300 or so friend requests that were awaiting replies. And I hated Facebook. I’d log on a couple times a week. Every once in a while, I’d see something fun or cool from my wife, one of my sisters, a different relative or […]

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Is Pinterest THAT Mainstream Already?

An anecdotal story about how mainstream Pinterest is at the moment: Four times since 2005, @U2 has conducted a massive survey of U2 fans around the world and we’re planning to do it again next month. To get ready, the @U2 staff has been reviewing the 125 +/- questions that we typically ask — about […]

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My New Addiction: Turntable.fm

That’s me on the DJ table spinning Don Henley’s “The Boys Of Summer” to a room full of happy music lovers. I’m in a room dedicated to 80s songs on Turntable.fm, and I’m completely addicted to this site. If you love music and social networking, you’ll probably love Turntable.fm. The DJs take turns playing one […]

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