facebook: So what’s a good Facebook Vanity URL? This is harder than picking out a tattoo.
- 06/12/09 11:41 AM
I have a pretty simple blog post
here. What’s a good
Facebook vanity URL? We only have a couple days to decide but
it’s sort of like
getting a tattoo in that it’s permanent. Will your Facebook
URL get saggy,
wrinkly and hairy? Will you want to remove it with a laser when you get
Seriously what are you going to pick
and why? Please post in
Don’t forget its FRIDAY
at 11PM your time zone and not
Crap I just realized that today is
for Eau Claire
facebook: Serious about Facebook marketing? Check out Facebook analytics
- 05/28/09 10:10 AM
I like analytics. I like everything about knowing exactly what people
are doing on my websites and every other aspect of my marketing. I
think its one of the most important things besides actually building
the sites because if you dont know how effective certain aspects of
your sites are then you dont know what to work on, what are the weak
company today announced an analytics application that works with
It does not appear to be free but if you are serious about Facebook
marketing this might be the thing for
facebook: Areps.at –- Fphacebook Fphishing Again…
- 05/21/09 12:46 PM
just another huge phishing scheme on Facebook just this past week with
the 151 (trust
me you don’t want to drink that stuff) and now this week
there is already another
one. With popularity comes phishing attacks so this is no big surprise
but it’s important to stay on your toes as to what to look
out for. You
can check out this article for some of the nasty details.
don’t give out your
password and don’t type your password into any site unless
you are absolutely
100% sure it’s Facebook!
facebook: Facebook launches new application directory
- 05/20/09 12:12 PM
Today Facebook announced a huge
overhaul to how their
applications work. This looks pretty cool. I am sure you have had the
headaches trying to find applications for your Facebook but this seems
it much easier. There are a lot of other details announced as well.
can browse by categories and it’s just much easier finding
you would like to use.
If you want check out those links and
you can watch the
Application Directory from Nick O'Neill
facebook: Log in to Facebook Using Your Gmail Account – Big News?
- 05/18/09 05:25 PM
There has been a
lot going on lately
when it comes to openid and basically
who controls your identity, accounts, passwords etc on the
internet. If you think about it controlling this mess has always been
the biggest gripes when it comes to social networking. I always hear
can you stay on top of it all” Well traditionally it has been
rather tough or
at least sort of a pain in the hiner. Everyone always says how there
some universal login but everyone in the tech industry has always
facebook: Major FaceBook Fphishing Attack Going on
- 05/16/09 06:35 PM
You might have seen this in the news
lately and it’s really
nothing new but FaceBook is under another attack where some group is
for passwords. You
can read more about it here. When I say this is nothing new I
there is always something like this going on. Everyone always asks why
would do this but of course its money. I guess most people
don’t realize that
getting their hands on your FaceBook account might lead them to your
account especially if you use the same password. There are
facebook: Facebook Goes SMS on Your Butts!
- 05/05/09 10:32 AM
It was only a matter of time before Facebook really started with SMS. I don't know why there was a perception that somehow only Twitter could have this sort of functionality but really that's short sighted. Of course Facebook can add this and of course they were going to. You might say they were late to the starting block but they certainly showed up for the race. In a way it could be the tortoise and the hair since Facebook has an enourmous lead on Twitter regardless of the Oprah effect.
Anyways Facebook is adding some SMS functions and it looks
facebook: Facebook Live in 10,9,8…
- 05/05/09 10:11 AM
lot of people have made many comparisons to Twitter and Facebook but
really the comparisons being made should be Friendfeed with everyone
trying to copy what they do and trying to do it ASAP. Live searching is
quickly becoming all the rave and everyone is trying to implement some
variation of this. It’s simple really. Real time promises
just that, real time. In this day and age seconds are like years and
waiting for a slow clumsy search engine like Google to get around and
index all the data, well simply put that *^#$
facebook: Facebook hits 200 Million Faces--Is Your Face Found?
- 04/08/09 11:28 AM
finally publicly admitted how many people are actually on Facebook.
had been speculating how many users were on the site but I guess for
reason they have been keeping this a big secret. I suppose when you
much at stake with advertising that you might want to wait until a
moment to reveal just how big you are and I guess that moment is when
you are a
means of course is that Facebook is not merely a fad or going away
soon. I actually
facebook: Facebook: Your Privacy is now Your Option… Why Would you not Want Privacy? Read on…
- 03/26/09 11:28 AM
people privacy is not only a concern it’s an absolute must.
This is especially
true when it comes to minors on the internet. Privacy matters as well
comes to spam because in this day and age no one likes to give out
because of the inevitable onslaught of spam that ensues afterwards.
the above is most certainly true you must be wondering why on earth
would want to give up all that privacy. Well for some of us we
anything private. Every bit
facebook: Facebook Connect For the I-Phone
- 03/16/09 01:21 PM
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you wonder why I keep writing so many posts about Facebook Connect
because everyone is talking about it and it’s probably the
biggest thing to hit
social networking all year. It’s certainly even bigger than
all the changes on
now Connect is coming to the I-Phone and I think
this will be a big hit as well. I don’t own an I-Phone but a
lot of people do
and one thing for sure is that the 3G means connectivity and
facebook: Facebook Connect, Twitter, and TweetDeck Unite!
- 03/16/09 01:03 PM
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Homes For Sale?
has been talking about how important Facebook
Connect is and with good reason. The API lets you do so much with
it’s a no brainer that this would spread like wildfire to
other websites and
apps. Who wouldn’t want to connect to perhaps the biggest
social network there
is? I did within 30 minutes of the news dropping and you can actually
see it in
action on my Eau Claire
Real Estate website. In fact I already had one person
comment as to how I did it.
you take Twitter’s
facebook: The New Face of Facebook
- 03/11/09 05:29 PM
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Homes For Sale?
If you have been
on Facebook in the past week
you probably have seen the notice about changes coming. I
wrote a post about some of the changes here. The hype has
been huge and
rightly so because now Facebook is a bit more like Twitter and
just adds a lot to functionality. If you want to see for yourself log
Facebook. I noticed that it still hasn’t rolled out to my
area yet for whatever
reason. I don’t know if I am in a different area or how
facebook: Facebook is Sticking a Fork in Twitter: It’s Done…
- 03/04/09 04:30 PM
today announced a major overhaul of the site.
Some of the new features a different way to integrate
“pages” and removing the
cap on being a fan. They are also adding many new Twitter-like features
the ability to have one way friendships that is you can befriend
them being a friend back. The big news is also that they are streaming
in a different way to also be more like Twitter. So yes the talk is
Twitter might need a lifeline in order to stay useful
facebook: A Quick and Simple way to add a FaceBook Badge to Your ActiveRain Profile
- 02/28/09 01:15 PM
was asking this and it seems like a lot of people are wondering how to
do it so
I thought I would do a quick post on how to do this. Maybe
it’s been done but
Go to your
account and press the profile tab. On the bottom left is a simple text
that says “create a profile badge.” Press that. Now
you should see this screen:
and find what you like. Personally I like a simpler badge but these are
and the code is
facebook: A Reason to use Yahoo or a Reason to be on Facebook?
- 02/27/09 01:06 PM
did something pretty cool. That might sound strange to say because for
part you can poke Yahoo with a stick when you compare it to Google. But
and Facebook don’t get a long for the most part so this makes
sense. What is
added Facebook to
their search results
and now your face shows up if you
Facebook that is and of course they are looking for you or for some
profile just shows up in the search. That seems like a lot of
facebook: New and Improved Facebook “Pages” Coming Soon
- 02/27/09 12:33 PM
saw this article and thought I would share it with everyone.
I like the
idea of a streamlined approach. I find some of the different Facebook
clumsy to use and the way pages currently work, it seems difficult to
them within your profile. This new feature would be a tab and hopefully make it easier for your pages
to be found. I am interested in this because I have not spent hours
my pages as it seems some people have. The fact that it takes so long
facebook: The Facebook Fiasco: Apparently it was Just not True or was it?
- 02/22/09 08:08 PM
am sure pretty much
everyone involved with social media or even anyone remotely familiar
internet heard about Facebook’s
change in their TOS. (Terms of Service) I purposely said
italicized it because apparently it was just not true and not even
true. The fact is that absolutely nothing changed and it appears that
Consumerist was actually responsible for creating this rumor.
never even contacted Facebook regarding the supposed changes.
you are writing an
article have you ever had a complete change of heart? You
facebook: FaceBook Connect for Your Website—Definite Must Have!
- 02/19/09 10:44 PM
just released a brand new widget that lets you integrate your website
with FaceBook. I have been waiting for something to come out of their
API for FaceBook
connect for some time and this is definite progress. It’s not
everything that I
wanted but it’s pretty cool. If you want to see it in action
check out my Eau
Claire Real Estate website.
So far I added a field that will appear in the middle and below on each
Let me know what you think by dropping a comment. I’m not
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