Category Archives: social networking

Smartphone Users don’t Mind Sharing Their Location for Safety Reasons

TweetIt seems that even in this day of privacy concerns that adults are still relatively comfortable with sharing their location, particularly for safety. That’s what the findings of a survey of some 1,100+ smartphone users has shown.

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Foursquare Global Hackathon, Innovation In Social Location

TweetWow, this is awesome. Glad to see the developers hard at work – the hackathon is a brilliant concept and never ceases to amaze me at the wealth of ideas that come out of it.. amazing what a couple of … Continue reading

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ZoomAtlas enables geo-social networking but is it too much information to share?

TweetZoomAtlas is offering what they refer to as a “Wiki style” service that enables registered users to leave notes at places from their past and connect these notes with their facebook account. At first glance I found the mapping service … Continue reading

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Need a Short url? Try xm.my short URLs for maps

TweetHere’s an interesting way to use those popular short urls for sharing via your social media outlets. Using xm.my 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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Tip – Get More Organized on LinkedIn With Profile Organizer

TweetI’ve been a long-time user of LinkedIn although I’ll admit, I’m hardly a power user – yet! This week LinkedIn has added some new functionality that makes this fabulous service even more useful – the Profile Organizer. LinkedIn’s Profile Organizer … Continue reading

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Share Your Location on Social Networks With Brightkite

TweetShare your location with Brightkite… Brightkite is a fantastic social-location sharing platform and much more! I first started using Brightkite’s mobile service on my Nokia N95 (Symbian S60) device. The app was useful although the UI was not terribly friendly … Continue reading

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Planning a Social Media Meet-up… check the calendar first! The Joel Comm / Ignite Blunder

TweetI’m not sure about your local community, but here in Norther Colorado (NOCO) we’ve got a pretty decent, albeit relatively small, but growing social media community. This is a group of people that follow tweet-ups, chamber of commerce events, Ignite … Continue reading

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10 Ways Your Tech Business Can Take Advantage of Twitter

TweetMany companies and individuals are still asking themselves how can I use Twitter in my business? The following is just a small sampling of some of the ways that your technology business can use Twitter. Feel free to leave a … Continue reading

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Images from Ignite Boulder 5

TweetLast night in Boulder, CO at the Boulder theater, myself and some 740+ attendees took in another fine edition of Ignite Boulder (#IgniteBoulder 5). This was the first time at the Boulder theater for this event and indeed it delivered … Continue reading

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2009 ESRI UC Social Media Bookmarks, Tips for First Timers and much more

TweetThis year will be ESRI UC trip #11 for yours truly… a tradition of mine is to share tips, tricks, and down-right useful stuff with other GISusers that will be taking in North America’s largest GIS conference. And so, read … Continue reading

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Setting up Corporate Twitter messaging or a Team Twitter

TweetTwitter has many uses and is valuable to many users in many different ways. Once great use of Twitter is to use it for quick, convenient messaging for a team or corporate use. Imagine a team of developers spread out … Continue reading

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10 Things A Company Should Consider when starting their Twitter social media presence

TweetMany of us on Twitter take it for granted that getting up and running is a breeze, however, many potential corporate users are still craving more information on how/where they should start. Here’s a basic introduction for corporate Twitter users … Continue reading

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