Fight Crime On Facebook With The Manchester Police

Coming from a police family, I have always had enormous respect for law enforcement and the job they do, and after having just seen the Facebook application for the Greater Manchester Police (GMP) in Great Britain, I am even more impressed. This just goes to prove...

Diagnosis : Facebook Syndrome

Never a day goes by without me hearing of another case of how people are getting more and more hacked off about Facebook and its never-ending crappy applications. All I can say is, I can feel the pain. There used to be a time when someone would ask me what the...

TWhirl Steals Alertthingy’s Thunder

My current social media obsession is Friendfeed. I like it for a variety of reasons but the main reason is that it pulls together nicely all my various online activities. Being a tech blogger, I tend to try out every online service under the sun and so it gets more...

This Space for Rent: Overheard on Twitter #6

Andrew Baron tried selling his account on eBay this week. The eBay auction has closed, but you can still see the bidding history here, as it went as high as $1,550. Publicity stunt? Yes. Original? Yes. The real story here was that it received lots of exposure....

The Delicate Balancing Act Of Monetizing Twitter

Twitter has rapidly become one of those social media applications that people can’t live without. Everyone may say what a waste of time Twitter is but truth be told, they really love using it (me being one of those people). But the people who run Twitter have to...