Social image streams are so much more
Social image streams are so much more

If ¬†you don’t know by now, you really should: social image streams are so much more than mere images. The image streams on social networks have been for quite a while the most engaging currency in the digital spaces – and for good and obvious reasons. But to relegate them to mere images leaves us […]

A decade of Twitter – and what?
A decade of Twitter – and what?

So, we have a decade of Twitter – and what? What do we have to show for 10 whole years of instant news in hands, any time we pull out our smartphones (which is a lot). Don’t get us wrong. We love Twitter, as does anyone who uses it with even the slightest bit of […]

Is Snapchat all that – for advertising?
Is Snapchat all that – for advertising?

Is Snapchat all that – for advertising? Well, to be honest, the jury may still be out on this one and the question far from settled. But that doesn’t appear to really be stemming the flow of ad dollars into the platform When Snapchat got into the advertising business in January 2015 it was reportedly […]

Twitter enhances its shiny objects
Twitter enhances its shiny objects

Twitter enhances its shiny objects – GIFs & video – in some kind experiential burst meant, we guess, to reinforce for you its coolness – in case you’ve forgotten. Oh, yea, sure, GIFs and videos have been part of the Twitter toolbox for quite a long time now but the micro-blog overlords seen to think […]

Facebook now says U pick
Facebook now says U pick

Just like a roadside vegetable garden, Facebook now says U pick. Yes, that’s right: Facebook is making changes to its newsfeed algorithms which allow individual citizens of Facebookistan to pick and choose who and what appears in their own newsfeeds. It’s yet another step the social network giant is taking to regain the relevance it […]

Alternative social networks – there are a few.
Alternative social networks – there are a few.

It is, of course, a holiday weekend in the United States – Fourth of July, Independence Day – and when you’re not barbecuing or shooting off fireworks you might want to check out some alternative social networks – there are a few. There are close to 1,000 social network sites, these days. Almost 180 million […]

Keyboard shortcuts for social media
Keyboard shortcuts for social media

Keyboard shortcuts for social media channels can save a lot of time out of the day for social networking mavens like you! Yea, we know, engaging on the social channels can really take a chunk out of any day. Believe us: we know! Given that fact, it’s imperative we learn how to work smart. Keyboard […]

Facebook will assist you with snark?
Facebook will assist you with snark?

Rumors popping up around the social webs suggest a coming feature of Facebook may be that Facebook will assist you with snark. Well, if the rumors turn out to be true, Facebook may soon offer suggestions for comments on your Facebook posts or, even, suggest hashtags (like GooglePlus) or make recommendations about events on which […]

Twitter really stepped up its game!
Twitter really stepped up its game!

In case you somehow missed all the flurry of news and enhancements last week, Twitter really stepped up its game! And we’re not talking only the news that Twitter CEO Dick Costolo resigned but the swirl of improvements made to everyone’s favorite micro-blogging network (soon to be messaging network – more further down). First, Twitter […]

Tsu social network pays its users
Tsu social network pays its users

Tsu is a different kind of social network: it pays its users, pays for content. Sure, we know. The Internetz is climbing close to overkill with social networks (over 350 at last count, world-wide) but Tsu is quite a bit different from others – and, yet, very similar too. And, yes, it really pays users […]