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Twitter + photography = art

Sep 30, 2010
Artists Nate Larson and Marni Shindelman take location data from Twitter tweets, go to the place where the tweet originated and photograph it, and...
Posted In: art, social media, Web Culture

Microsoft drops Live Spaces, radically alters culture

Sep 28, 2010
The headline story is that MSFT discontinued its blogging platform Live Spaces. And really, that's no big deal. Started as a competitor to Blogger...
Posted In: blogs, Microsoft, social media, Web Culture

Why Facebook Fell Apart

Sep 24, 2010
Facebook went dark for more than two and a half hours yesterday. It is the biggest service outage in more than 4 years. Like buttons disappeared...
Posted In: business, social media

Buying Love On Twitter

Sep 23, 2010
Twitter is ushering in a new kind of celebrity auction. And the bidding ends tomorrow....
Posted In: Entertainment, social media

Facebook makes games less of a pain in the neck

Sep 22, 2010
While it's always fascinating to read on Facebook that my quasi-friend obtained a new Amulet of Power in WizardQuest...I'm being sarcastic. It's...
Posted In: Entertainment, Facebook, games, social media

Facebook is building a phone unless they're not

Sep 20, 2010
The buzz all weekend was about a report in Tech Crunch that Facebook was secretly building a mobile phone (or rather building the software and...
Posted In: Facebook, gadgets, mobile, social media, Web Culture

Google to take baby steps toward social networking

Sep 15, 2010
We've been waiting for the alleged “Google Me” project to surface for a while now. Supposedly it was going to be Google's Facebook...
Posted In: Facebook, flickr, games, Google, social media, Twitter, Web Culture

Weezer tries to go viral by lending themselves to people who have

Sep 14, 2010
The rock band Weezer has a new album out and they're approaching promotion of it in a kind of different way. They've made themselves available to...
Posted In: Entertainment, Music, social media, Web Culture, weezer

YouTube goes live. Few watch.

Sep 13, 2010
I guess I would tune in to a live YouTube stream of sports. Aaaaaand I can't think of anything else. A concert? Not if I could see it later....
Posted In: Entertainment, social media, Web Culture

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