I made a promise to myself about 8 months back that I would stop talking about “the social web” on social media. It just seemed too insular. I am going to break that pact with myself here. You should take 10 minutes and read Henry Blodget’s breakdown of Mark Zuckerberg’s Letter To Shareholders. The article really describes just how online businesses are changing the rules and norms of traditional business. Whether it be user rights or shareholder rights, we seem perfectly happy to let them push for change, and in fact, we jump on board, right up until it doesn’t go the way the “traditional market” wanted it to go or assumed it would. Then, all hell breaks loose.
Fresh snow in the morning, ginger bread flavoured everything and shiny lights at every store front. The holiday season is official upon us. A time of generosity where we give back to those less fortunate than us. In that spirit, bv02 has decided to make a difference this holiday season by helping out those [...]
Consider these recent headlines and stats:
- Foursquare recently hit a billion check ins and has over 10 million users.
- Facebook is killing off its “Places” function, but replacing it with an option to check in when updating your status.
- Gowalla is redesigning its apps and redefining itself more as local guide application.
With such a substantial [...]
Everyone’s been in this situation: You’re standing in a line or sitting on a bus and the person next to you is not even aware that you’re there because they are so engulfed in writing a text. Or you’re having a conversation with someone, and they stop in the middle of it to answer a [...]
Sometimes you need to give up the applications you love to use, especially if you are the only one left using it. I am sorry to say, Gowalla it’s you. We’re breaking up.
We often carry extra apps on our smart phones/tablets that don’t get used that often. Some are for productivity, some for fun and [...]