Tag Archives: Social Networking

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Is Google+ Worth It?

There has been a ton of sound and fury regarding Google’s social networking website, Google+. I’m Brian Nelson on Google Plus if you are interested. Well, actually, there has been a lot of noise in the echo chamber of the techie dome. It turns out

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Warner Bros. Revolutionizes Movie Rentals

Here is something very interesting. Warner Bros. is trying out offering movie rentals via Facebook. Using Facebook’s own Facebook Credit payment system, the company is offering online movie rentals of The Dark Night. What makes this new business strategy so interesting is that it completely

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Facebook User’s Identity Information Stolen Again

If you use the "Recommended" privacy settings on Facebook (also the default privacy settings) then you can expect to see your picture, name, address and more taken and used in ways that you would not approve of.  The latest "proof of concept" is a dating

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HootSuite Pro Release Kicks Off Free Users

I was a big fan of HootSuite. HootSuite is a web-based service that you can use to manage multiple Twitter user streams. It also works on several other services as well, although I really only use it for my numerous Twitter accounts. HootSuite was a

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I Won’t Watch Your Video Blog Post

A growing trend in blogging as well as informational website production is the video blog post. It’s cousin, the video tutorial, has been around a little longer and with much better justification. When it comes to explaining things, sometimes it is much easier to show

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Are Facebook Fans Really Worth Anything?

Yesterday, the personal finance blog Finance Gourmet speculated on how overvalued Facebook might be right now, and more specifically, if any of the company valuations being thrown around by financial analysts and private share exchanges are anything more than wild (optimistic) guesses. I had a