Category Archives: General

The History of Snapchat

Founded by Evan Spiegel and Reggie Brown in 2011, Snapchat was originally launched as an app called Picaboo. The concept of sending and receiving photos that could not be saved came to Spiegel as a project in his product design … Continue reading

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Hard Day at the Office

This isn’t really related to social media but I just had to share this image. I like to call it "Hard Day at the Office". From techsnap

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Social Politics

See yours truly in the latest episode of Listening Post from Al Jazeera English. We of course don’t get the channel here in the states (and I’ll refrain from ranking on that) however thanks to YouTube we can catch some … Continue reading

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You Thought Spam Was Bad Before

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Crowd Hacking on Digg

Next months issue of Wired Magazine has a nice article about "Crowd Hacking" and talks about Digg’s trouble with gaming the system. "Wag of the Finger" to Wired for not contacting me to talk about our recent experiment. In any … Continue reading

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Future of Web Apps Conference Wrap Up

Last week I had the great pleasure of attending "The Future of Web Apps" conference put on by Carson Workshops. I have to say this was one of the best and most rewarding conferences I have ever been to. Sure … Continue reading

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The Future of Web Apps Summit

I was reading Oreilly Radar the other day and come across a post on a upcoming conference called "The Future of Web Apps". As luck would have it I’ll already be in the San Francisco area during the 2 days … Continue reading

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mtv6000 VMA Crasher

6 strikes again and crashed the MTV VMA awards and by plugging his website (talk about guerilla marketing) to millions he managed to crash his server as well. Looking for more info, visit their Myspace profile http://www.myspace.com/crasherboyz Here is the … Continue reading

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Using Social Network “Invites” to Build Friends

Every major Social Network has some type of Invite feature. This allows you to upload your address book and send an email to the user inviting them to join your network. The user receives an email from the Social Network with … Continue reading

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