Category Archives: facebook

New standalone iPhone app for facebook – Paper

Tweet You may notice faccbook getting loads of attention on the wires this morning… that’s due to a new app called Paper – This morning, Facebook is announcing a new standalone iPhone app called┬áPaper. Contrary to earlier rumors, it’s much … Continue reading

Posted in facebook, iphone, Social Media, Social Media Tips, video |

First Look, Instagram Video – Fast, Simple, Beautiful

TweetToday, Instagram adds the ability for users to create and share a 15 second (max) length clip, even cooler, the user can create a 15 second long video clip collage (think stitch together several videos). Big deal you might think! … Continue reading

Posted in facebook, infographic, photos, Social Media |

New release of Waze 3.7 gets friendly and tight with facebook!

TweetJust in time for all that summer travel, Waze has rolled out an update via the release of waze 3.7 (for iOS and Android). The friendly travel and navigation app has gotten even more friendly with additional enhancements to connect … Continue reading

Posted in android, apple, facebook, Social Media, video |

facebook Home (Android) now in Google Play Store

TweetGood news for all of you facebook fanatics that happen to be sporting Android devices running OS 4+ as the much hyped facebook home app is now available for you. The app hit Play today, April 12 although I suspect … Continue reading

Posted in android, facebook, mobile |

Super Bowl Fun – NFL Fan Map (FandomMap) created from Facebook data

TweetSuper Bowl week is here so that means more cool data visualizations.. best BBQ, tail gate hot spots, and those awesome NFL fan maps! Here’s details of a cool fan map – I’m not sure I can agree that its … Continue reading

Posted in cartography, dataviz, facebook, maps, sports, super bowl |

How Many of Your facebook Friends Are Located? MapSocial Knows

TweetThe gang at CloverPoint in Victoria BC, Canada is doing some really cool stuff with facebook via their resource known as MapSocial. The latest addition to the service is a fun infographic building tool that lets users create a Social … Continue reading

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Social Media Tip – Using facebook events

TweetA nice idea here courtesy of Ole Seidel and the crew at Alta4 as I recently received a Facebook event invite from them (yes I follow their official page and Like them). I’m a user of facebook page Events functionality, … Continue reading

Posted in events, facebook, Social Media |

17 Year Old Pays $10 To Attend Big Brand Mobile Developer Hackathon, Wins, Gets Offer from facebook

TweetI’ve always been a big fan of hackathons, un-events and other cool networking events… in these tough and competitive economic times the opportunities such events can provide you with can be priceless! Case in point, at the recently held Social … Continue reading

Posted in developer, events, facebook, mobile, video |

MapSocial (Beta) Real Time Mapping In Facebook

TweetThis week I’ve been messing around a bit with MapSocial, a new, real time mapping service for facebook (I’m also pleased to boast that I think I may have been one of the first public users of this cool service!) … Continue reading

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Facebook Timeline for Brands and Pages – A closer Look and Implications

TweetYou likely heard that this week Facebook finally rolled out the Timeline feature for Corporate Brand Pages – essentially the “Page” equivalent of the familiar Timeline view that you’ve likely become familiar with. I promptly converted our own GISuser Page … Continue reading

Posted in facebook, Social Media |

Facebook Timeline Feature Comes to Pages – A Preview of our GISuser Page

TweetUnless you happen to be the owner or administrator of a facebook Page – for a company or brand, then you likely wouldn’t even know that today facebook has finally rolled out the timeline feature for pages. For all purpose … Continue reading

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MapMyFitness Adds More facebook Timeline Integration

TweetThere’s no doubt that many Geo geeks like technology, particularly cool, social mobile, location aware apps that take advantage of Geospatial technologies. MapMyFitness (http://www.mapmyfitness.com) is an awesome company that has some great apps (MapMyFitness.com, MapMyRide.com, MapMyRun.com, MapMyTri.com, MapMyWalk.com, MapMyHike.com, and … Continue reading

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