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Social Icons: You and the Internet Are Using Them Wrong.

Take a moment and check the social icons on your website. Do they match the ones below? Exactly? Probably not. If you do a search for the social icons, you’ll come up with millions of different versions. Most are pretty cool too, but they are violating the brand guidelines outlined by the individual social network. […]

Are hashtags on Facebook actually useful? Will they catch on?

Now that Facebook hashtags, everyone is on board with using hashtags to let users organize content. But is it actually useful? Or is it a spammers paradise? Nerdery Post: Do Hashtags Make Social Networks Better or Worse? I think that they can be useful, and I want them to be, but it depends on the users. They […]

Turning into a nice standalone app with inline images.

Twitter’s website has a lot of nice features but it’s not really a Twitter app that most people think of. However, with some CSS and JavaScript you can take all the features of, add in some additional ones, and make a pretty nice app. The first thing I did was create a Fluid app […]

Is it: Internet FTW or WTF?

Every day there are three things I have to check out. First, what’s up on Twitter. So many tidbits of information, links and pictures. Then I head over to Facebook to see how those kids are doing. And no day is complete without posting something to one of my many WordPress blogs. Since Facebook, Twitter […]

I’ve removed Facebook and Twitter from my phone.

In my quest to make my Android perform better I decided to try uninstalling both the official Facebook and Twitter apps from my phone. My Droid Incredible only has 412 MBs of memory with about 80 free MBs. I really don’t understand where it’s all going. Most of it goes to the system, I think, […]

Twitter has a job opening for a unicorn slayer.

Did you see Twitter’s awesome recruiting video? I have to say, it got my attention because it’s cheesy awesome. While listing open jobs, I noticed that they are even hiring a unicorn slayer. Now I think that may be illegal, with them being endangered and all, but you don’t find that job to many places. I think I’m going to stay at […]

Archiving tweets for future reference.

How many times have you shared something on Twitter and then tried to find that tweet again a week or two later? But you couldn’t. Happens to me all the time. I share a lot of things on Twitter that I find handy. Good tutorials, new software, Stack Overflow solutions, news & events, and chances […]

Twin Cities Twitter weather alerts are working again.

Good news for all the people following one of the Twin Cities Twitter weather alerts accounts as they are once again working. They worked great over the winter, then suddenly stopped this spring. Turns out updated the RSS feeds. In doing so, they dropped the old ones without telling us. Unfortunately the weekend gave us […]