Category Archives: social network

10 Reasons Why You Should Love Twitter!

TweetI gotta admit, I’m really tired of hearing from people that they think Twitter is simply a waste of time, or a stupid social network for boasting about your cat or where you eat or for sharing a selfie etc… … Continue reading

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Indeed, We Could All Learn To Put Down that Darned Phone For a Day!

TweetI know I’ve often looked around and shook my head, saddened by how much people (including myself) are truly missing out on because we have our face stuffed in our phone… next time you pull it out perhaps you’ll think … Continue reading

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Fun Infographic – Wordle of 100 Twitter Geo Influencers

TweetA recent blog post from OpenGeo shared a cool list of 100 Geotechnology innovators and influencers on Twitter and it generated a bit of discussion in the community. If anything, the list is quite handy for finding some great people … Continue reading

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WhereCampPDX 6 – Save the Date, Sept 27-29

TweetYes indeed, the hipsters in PDX are doing it again, this will make #6 as WhereCamp PDX is scheduled to take place late in September in Portland, OR. About the event – WhereCampPDX is a free, annual unconference for people … Continue reading

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Week-End Reading – Free eBooks on Social Media for Small Business

TweetSocial Media for business… I’m sure you, the boss, or your colleagues have had meetings or discussions about the topic. A good place to get the wheels turning and start the research is via some of the handy white papers … Continue reading

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10 Ways Teens Are Fooling Their Parents using technology

TweetNo huge surprises here and always fun are these Top10 lists and here’s one just published that shares how teens are using technology to fool parents about their activity (no doubt this could easily be ported and used by a … Continue reading

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A Social EsriUC – Useful Social Media Resources for the event

TweetThe annual Esri UC is a pretty darned social event. To help make it an even more social experience, there’s a number of resources that will really help you. To begin, the official ESRIUC facebook page is a great place … Continue reading

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Sharing Your Political Affiliation via foursquare with GeoPollster

TweetLike many others you may be thinking to yourself, oh, foursquare, why should I bother with that? Perhaps a good point, however, you have to admit, for the developer looking at the foursquare API there’s some very cool things one … Continue reading

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Your Social Media Hashtag Checklist For Event Planners

TweetLike a number of you, I’m heading to the annual GIS in the Rockies event next week in Northern Colorado. There hasn’t been a ton of pre-event hype and hooplah on the social media streams yet, but hopefully that will … Continue reading

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A cool launch and non-PR from new Social Network

TweetI had to chuckle at this “press release” released from the new social network, From the non-PR… Having not just received first round equity funding of $50 million from leading venture capitalists, the site is well set to tap … Continue reading

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Personal Mobile Social Networking fashion

TweetMagnetU gives people the power to match and make new connections with people who are right now close to them – from a very close distance of 1 meter up to potentially hundreds of meters away, whether for making new … Continue reading

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Geotag your Photos with Noticings

TweetAnother cool, new, location-aware game for mobile enthusiasts.. Noticing. The idea is to upload your geotagged photos flickr and tag them with the special “noticings” tag so they are entered in the game. Players are awarded points for things like … Continue reading

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