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laughingsquid: Likecoholic, A Visualization of Facebook Like Addiction by Asaf HanukaRead more
It’s OK to fail, and publicly admit your failure, as long as you immediately get back up. Don’t ever be afraid to stop, and start again.
Social Landmarks Around The World (based on check-in data aggregated by Facebook)Read more
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Nothing will be sacred except for Timeline/profile pages. But everything else will get a massive facelift as Zuck tries to fix the mess than the homepage and a lot of the rest of the site experience has become to build energy pre-IPO.Read more
gowalla: Three years ago Gowalla’s journey began when I took a photograph of Lake Tahoe on my iPhone. I had just finished a phone call with my dad, and I wanted nothing more than to share that photo and place with him. Not just in a text message or status update sort of way, but […]Read more
If social media can democratize a country, you had better believe it can democratize your company.
When I use Facebook I’m trading my data for their service. I’ve entered into this commerce perhaps unwittingly, but using the same mechanism humankind has known throughout our history: trading something of mine for something of theirs. So let’s guard our privacy by all means, but recognize this is a bargain and a marketplace we enter into. Consumers will grow more sophisticated about the nature of this trade, and adopt tools to manage the data they give up.