Bad news for Turntable.FM as Facebook launch collaborative music listening

On January 15, 2012, Posted by , In News, By ,,, , With No Comments

  Long time readers will remember that I raved about Turntable.FM last summer. It truly changed my music consumption habits within a week. Of course the music industry quickly identified it as a threat, rather than a solution to solve their fucked business model, and forced Turntable.FM to block all…

New Facebook Timeline Style Profile

On September 25, 2011, Posted by , In News, By , With 2 Comments

Annoyingly only fellow Facebook developer accounts can see the new style profile, so here is a grab to show you what it looks like…

Weekly Wrap inc. #f8 #twitter #google #uncrunched #yam

On September 25, 2011, Posted by , In News, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

This post is a wrap of this weeks stories in tech, social and mobile that caught my eye…   Facebook F8 The biggest event was of course the annual F8 Facebook conference. New timeline profile view, and deeper interaction via new verb buttons were the highlight announcements. You can read…

Facebook pulls daily deals service after four-month trial

On August 30, 2011, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

via brandrepublic.com Kudos to Facebook for taking a tough decision. Like Google with Wave and Video, a key to agile innovation is not just launching new stuff 24/7, but also knowing when to kill stuff. Story here: http://www.brandrepublic.com/bulletin/digitalambulletin/article/1087461/faceb…

Mark Zuckerberg interview from 2005

On August 14, 2011, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

via youtube.com Continuing on my Sunday nostalgia trip, check this interview with Zuck’s before he was the CEO of a community larger than most countries…love the bit at 2:51 where he is impressed two people in a London internet cafe were on the site.

Google Will Take Only 5% Of In-Game Sales

On August 12, 2011, Posted by , In News, By ,,,, , With No Comments

via businessinsider.com According to a Business Insider article yesterday Google will offer a 25% lower commission rate compared to Facebook for in game transactions. Whilst this sounds like great news for developers, in comes with a huge asterisk and slug of small print – the 5% rate is only a…

Grab your vanity Facebook email while you can!

On June 8, 2011, Posted by , In News, By , With No Comments

I’m not sure why, but Facebook offering @facebook.com addresses kind of passed me by. There has been an upgrade to the Facebook message functionality and you can now receive email into your Facebook inbox. All part of Mr Zuckerberg’s ploy to keep your eyeballs firmly fixed on his site and…

2010 through the eyes of the digital giants

On December 17, 2010, Posted by , In News, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

All the big online sites are releasing their wrap up’s of 2010 ahead of the new year. Here is a selection of the best… Facebook publishes it 2010 Memology: Top Status Trends of the Year Twitter provides a comprehensive run down in it’s “Twitter 2010: The year in review” covering…

Friends Electric or Billy No Mates?

On February 3, 2009, Posted by , In News, By ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

What I noticed this last weekend was just how much of my online time I now spend managing lists of friends I have scattered across the various sites & online services I use. Every time I update my personal website I have to remember to post in four different places…