Social Networking Though most people who use Twitter enjoy it and think it’s a great service, it has gotten something of a bad rap for, supposedly, being useless and frivolous. When people do talk about putting Twitter to use, they’re usually discussing it solely from the standpoint of self-promotion or social news marketing. This has, unfortunately, kept many people away from Twitter who would benefit from it. Many who are otherwise very active in ...Continue reading
Reviews, Social Media If you’re someone who hasn’t found the “perfect” Twitter app or just likes to use the Twitter.com websites for tweeting, MonkeyFly may be for you. Don’t let the funny name fool you: MonkeyFly is small browser extension with big, useful features. You can currently use the extension on Firefox (addon, greasemonkey script), Google Chrome (extension, userscript) and Safari (extension). For this review, I’ll be ...Continue reading
Reviews, Social Media Snipi is “the smartest way to collect, organize, share and collaborate on your interests by grabbing content from anywhere on the web”. It lets you snip images, videos and products with a simple browser tool. If you happen to use Firefox, you can download a cool toolbar that will let you drag and drop content (within the browser itself) from anywhere on the web. For all other browsers (Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome), there is a ...Continue reading
Reviews, Social Media Plixi is a photo sharing service for Facebook and Twitter that integrates location and events. So, instead of just telling people what you’re doing, you can also show them. The interesting thing about Plixi is that it used to be TweetPhoto, and has now transformed. The TweetPhoto site is still up so that users will still have access to the photos on that server. You can get started by using either your Facebook or Twitter account to ...Continue reading
Reviews, Social Media Are you looking for relevant people to follow on Twitter? Why not try out Mofollow. It “analyzes your Twitter social graph, finding similarities among individuals you are following”. It will then give you a list of the 100 users most related to you. The search process and displaying of results are both done in real-time. They suggest browsing in another tab until it’s complete. Mofollow lets you sign in via Twitter OAuth. Once ...Continue reading
Reviews, Social Media “Cascaad is an interest-centered social hub and networking service that helps you discover and join relevant conversations on the topics that you care about.” With the service you can filter your Twitter stream based on what you like and dislike. New content will then be recommended to you based on your interests. Conversations are also organized into “topic pages” which make them easier to follow. Between the website and ...Continue reading
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