Pixelpipe, a San Francisco-based startup that offers a ‘content distribution gateway’ which is basically allowing folks to upload text, photos, videos. audio files and everything to a variety of social networking (actually 100+ social networks) and media sharing sites at once. You can leverage number of mobile & desktop applications. Pixelpipe offers a slew of tools, including mobile applications for iPhone, Android, Palm Pre and more, to help users distribute media to over 100 social networks, blogging platforms or media sharing services, from within a single environment. Liberate your media with Pixelpipe and get your content out to your favoriteRead More
Environmental activist organization Greenpeace have assigns grades to 10 prominent technology companies based on how they power data centers. Based on this report Greenpeace emphasized the environmental effects of cloud computing. The companies like Google, Facebook and Apple have used coal to meet 50% to 80% of their energy needs instead of renewable energy resources.
Sharing your offline experience directly with your online friends. Renault made it possible. By bringing the world of Facebook into the real world of the AutoRAI 2011. For the Amsterdam Motorshow Renault created an innovative and real-time social sharing experience. At the largest automotive event of The Netherlands, 250.000 visitors could like Renault cars through a RFID Facebook card. Renault placed specially made Facebook pillars in front of the Renault cars. By holding their pass in front of these pillars, a connection was made to their profile and the car was being "shared" on their wall. This way theirRead More
Founded by David Leibowitz and Elizabeth Fuller Score.ly is a free way to showcase online milestones and legitimate real world achievements. Its fun and simple as well for 13-83 year olds to catalog and boast about their proudest accomplishments. Connect your social networks to unlock and share your accomplishments. Then discover what your friends and the community are achieving. Score.ly aggregates badges and activities via APIs from 12 different social media and entertainment sites. On Score.ly, users connect accounts such as Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Gowalla, GetGlue, Flickr, XBox Live, Netflix and so forth, and Score.ly grabs their earned achievements, awards badgesRead More
Google yesterday launched +1 to share Google Search results and to give something your public stamp of approval, so friends, contacts, and others can find the best stuff when they search. Was wondering if we can have Facebook's Like on Google's Search Result well Google +Like is built using the Crossrider framework in one day using their own Crossrider framework to make the cross-browser extension. Introducing +Like, a Firefox, Safari and Chrome extension that lets you see how many people have liked a specific Google search result on Facebook as well as which of your Facebook Friends have recommended aRead More
HeyWire, a service developed by MediaFriends that offers a free SMS service is debuting its Facebook App that will allow Facebook users to send both texts and Tweets via SMS from within Facebook. Here’s how it works. Similar to other free texting apps, HeyWire users are given a real phone number to send and receive unlimited texts with friends and family worldwide. Users can send messages via the HeyWire Facebook App or the HeyWire apps for iOS and Android devices. Texting conversations actually follow users from the HeyWire Facebook App to their smartphone apps, which is useful. Unlimited texting withRead More
Facebook has unveiled a tool which lets you convert your personal profile into a Facebook Page. Confused, well the difference between the two features is that - users can simply 'like' a Page while they must be friends i.e they established relationship with profile. Why should I convert my profile to a Page? Since profiles are for meant individual people, they aren't suited to meet your business needs. Pages offer more robust features for organizations, businesses, brands, and public figures. How do I convert my profile to a Page? If you would like to convert your profile to a Page, click here. Be awareRead More
Well there is site AboutEveryone.com where you can express yourself on Facebook anonymously that too without registration or making account. It's as easy as eating a cookie 1. Log into Facebook. 2. Go to your friend's profile for whom you want to comment. 3. Copy the URL. 4. Paste it on the textbox on the home page of AboutEveryone. 5. Select Submit URL. 6. Now the page will be redirected to 'Post Comment' page enter your comment to post it anonymously. (see the image below) 7. Hit the comment and you are done.
Facebook's rolled out a new comment system, with real-time updates and more streamlined sharing. What you may not realize is that you can also edit your comments after you post them. Here's how. The new comment system just type your comment and hit Enter to send, and if you want to start a new line in the same comment, just press Shift+Enter. You can now edit your comments after you make them. To do so, just hit the little X in the corner of your newly-minted comment. It says it will remove the comment, but once you click it, it willRead More