Though both platforms have their strengths and weaknesses, the connections we form on Twitter don’t have the limitations posed by circumstantial dependencies of Facebook relationships.
People (except maybe mom) lose interest fast when they see that all you do is talk about yourself. Most of us should not expect people to be interested in what we have to say if we have not taken time to reciprocate. This works the same in real life as it does in online relationships.
With convenience, ease-of-mobility, functionality and the expected rise in number of choices, these are probably going to be the device of choice for the average person to consume information and media. Well, until Google TV or something else comes along to show us different.
These developments when coupled with the popularity of mobile touch screen phones, could point to the fact that some of the ubiquitous website/blog design and layout elements are due for an overhaul. It will be necessary to accommodate developing trends in user interaction, especially if these touch screen devices become even more popular.
Social media platforms like twitter, facebook etc. allow you to network, more discretely than ever…without falling afoul of the most suspicious boss. Most of these platforms can be accessed on your mobile phone/device making it all the more convenient. Previously, I wrote about building your online presence around your personal brand. Now lets explore one practical way to do it.
Have you ever read the wonderful things about social media, in the news, and thought ‘I don’t get it’ ‘What a waste of time!’ etc.?
For those sceptical, a reminder that not too long ago, knowledge of e-mail, word and excel was not an absolute requirement for an office job. It may not be difficult for facebook (or third party app developers…a million strong the last I heard) to integrate tools like company chat/storage/file exchange modules that could offer productivity enhancements. Even without these, companies are debating the benefits of allowing employees access to facebook and twitter. Business softwares like salesforce.com are integrating components (e.g.: chatter) inspired by these new media tools. Indeed, news like this may well become the norm: B.C. government approves Facebook, Twitter use for employee
Being a Steve Jobs fan I take him seriously. If he blinks an eyelid I usually want to know why. Which is why I decided to delve deeper.
We all know that apple places a premium on design. My online search for ‘Ninja Star’ images on google revealed that these items confirm to pretty slick design aesthetics.
Since I’ve been told that sunrise and sunsets are amongst the best times (due to the ideal lighting conditions) to flex ones photography muscles, I decided to give it a try one morning.
You read right. Web 22.0. Not web, 3.0 or web 9.0 or even web 21.0 (all passé…google them) but Web 22.0. You heard it here first.
As she stepped out of the bathroom the place reeked of cigarette smoke again. It almost made her physically sick. She had to talk to the super about this. Tomorrow. Time to sleep now.
She was surprised that she found herself fearfully staring into the darkness before her for so long. She thought she would be asleep as soon as she hit the bed.