There have been many reports in the media recently regarding education departments in various areas banning or allowing students and teachers to add each other to social networking accounts. There appears to be a difference of opinion regarding these guidelines.
In an ideal world, it would be great for teachers and students to be friends online. In an ideal world, where everyone is honest, trustworthy and nice to each other, there would be no problem with this, but where children are concerned you have to think that it’s not really an ideal world, for the safety of students AND teachers. Read More
An extremely different Mac OS X web browser went live this week.
Raven provides full access to your social networking services in a single and unified way. It uses a technique called ‘site specific browsing’ to create a dedicated browser instance for each web app in the Smart Bar.
The Mac web browser was co founded by the French blogger, developer - Thomas Ricouard and the American designer, developer - Kevin Milden. Also involved is Min Tran, a UI designer from Vietnam. All have worked with, or for, many top businesses around the world. Read More
Google+ Social Statistics was created by Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten – Internet Entrepreneur, co-founder of TwitterCounter and the very popular international technology news, business and culture site, TheNextWeb.com.
Google+ Social Statistics currently tracks and generates detailed statistics for 74,040 users and pulls in hundreds of the most popular posts, every second of the day, from Google+. Read More
An ‘Auto DM’ is usually a spam message sent to your private inbox on Twitter. ‘DM’ stands for ‘Direct Message”, which is Twitter’s way of allowing friends to discuss things in private. It is direct message because this message goes directly to you and no one else can see it. Read More
There are so many ways to use social media now, with more and more applications, services and tools appearing that claim to be bigger, better and beefier than the rest. We feel that we need to connect to all or at least some of them, so as not to miss out on the next big craze. Personally, I love a new way of connecting to people, but some users just cannot cope with the amount of accounts that they feel they “should” be signed up to.
Many people have decided enough is enough and have chosen to use just a few of the top SM sites and forget about the rest – they feel it’s overkill and unnecessary. Read More