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Yahoo!’s Shine

Everyone in the Twitterverse — @efortiz, @arainert, @jonesabi — is talking about the launch of Shine today so I had to check it out for myself. Shine from Yahoo! is a new website that is meant to be a destination for women between the ages of 25 and 54. On their About Us page, they [Keep Reading…]

People you may know

Earlier this week, Facebook released a new feature called “People You May Know.” Three random friends of friends are displayed in the right sidebar of your homepage in the hopes that you’ll make more connections. When you click the “see all” link, a longer list of possible friends is offered up. Of the 27 people [Keep Reading…]

Twitter Blocks

When we live in a virtual world, who are our neighbors? And our neighbors’ neighbors? The amazing fact of the Internet is that we’re capable of living in thousands of places simultaneously. But how do all of those places connect? When it comes to Twitter, it’s easy enough to see who you’re following. But do [Keep Reading…]

links for 2008-02-26

Twitter / tencommandments Via Alex Rainert: http://twitter.com/arainert (tags: twitter etiquette) Least helpful apartment listing photo of all time Via Curbed (tags: craigslist funny) The LinkedIn Blog: Announcing LinkedIn Mobile (tags: socialnetworking linkedin mobile wap) How To Manage Your Online Reputation – ReadWriteWeb How Trackur matches up against Google Alerts, Technorati, Monitor This, Naymz, Rapleaf, etc. [Keep Reading…]

Twitter Twitter Everywhere

I only started using Twitter a couple weeks ago, but now I’m noticing it mentioned everywhere. Here are just a few Twitter apps that I’ve recently discovered. Twitterific A simple desktop app for your Mac to read and publish tweets Cool features: Scalable (and pretty) user interface; auto-update your iChat/Adium/Skype status; unread count displayed on [Keep Reading…]

Facebook helps users “clean up” their profiles

Facebook has finally realized that people’s profiles are out of control. Yes, it’s great that they allow users to run third-party applications in their profiles as a form of self-expression and entertainment (free to the user and the developer), but when you’re just looking for someone’s contact information it can be impossible to find in [Keep Reading…]