Category Archives: facebook

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 ( is an awesome company that has some great apps (,,,,,, and … Continue reading

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facebook video chat – my first call and a first look

TweetYep, facebook has rolled out video chat using Skype technology, just what most of us guessed was coming. Here’s a quick look at the UI as seen by creating a chat session from Perhaps no rocket science here, particularly … Continue reading

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facebook fun – Mark Zuckerberg Comic Book Coming Soon!

TweetA little bit of end of the day fun for you facebook fanatics!  In the Oscar-nominated movie “The Social Network”, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is portrayed as a detached, cold and calculating internet visionary. This week, a more … Continue reading

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A QuickLook at Facebook Places

TweetSo, by now I’m sure most of you facebook users have heard that FB is now integrating more location sharing, this via the “Places” service. Driven by a partnership with Microsoft – think Bing Maps – the service enables facebook … Continue reading

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Bing maps powers facebook Stories

TweetFacebook launched a new app, dubbed Facebook Stories, to highlight shared stories about people who have reconnected with friends and family via Facebook. As a part of the application, Bing Maps powers the location data for published stories. According to … Continue reading

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A sample ESRI facebook connect activity feed (Beta)

TweetI’m testing the cool, facebook activity feed application plug-in. This app shows off what people are saying about things of interest, in this case ESRI. The very cool thing is that its tied to yoru facebook account so it should … Continue reading

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Microsoft Fuse Labs rolls out for facebook

TweetAn interesting web service rolled out today enables facebook users to share and connect with other in a manner similar to the familiar Google Docs SaaS service – see At first glance you’ll need to add the service and … Continue reading

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ESRI Mapping via facebook and the Make A Map video? You betcha!

TweetAnother cool, Geo social media story to share as we’ve recently stumbled onto the cool, free, map service from ESRI being made available to users of facebook. Enter the ESRI Facebook Demographic Map Application where you can easily select from … Continue reading

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Need a Short url? Try short URLs for maps

TweetHere’s an interesting way to use those popular short urls for sharing via your social media outlets. Using users can create a very simple Google map with a POI and then share the map and the short url to … Continue reading

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Adding geo location to your facebook via fire eagle friends on fire app

TweetI stumbled onto an update from Yahoo! Fire eagle this morning that enables facebook users to integrate more geo location functionality into their account courtesy of the friends on fire applet . To use the app you simply add … Continue reading

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Have you created a facebook badge?

TweetHave you used the facebook add a badge utility to create a badge to promote your facebook page?

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