oculus

Sounds crazy but perhaps not as much as you might think.  The main expressed reason Facebook bought Oculus is the ‘platform’.  Basically trying to get in front of the next shift in hardware. When Facebook launched they were king of desktop, but then mobile takes over and they had to play a bit of catchup. … Read More


facebook locked

Well, this not good for facebook. Your worried about your privacy?  Try to use all the tools to protect yourself that facebook provides?  May not matter.  Check this out below. In Nir Goldshlager‘ post, he outlines, almost step by step, how you can perform the same ‘hack’.  Facebook claims to have fixed this, but Nir… Read More


arFCC

So I am visiting the Netherlands and got a chance to check out this augmented reality Facebook application called Free Ride. It launched last week and was developed for YoungWorks by my friends at The Young Generation. My Dutch isn’t the greatest, actually I don’t know any, so expect a follow up interview explaining more about… Read More


We have all heard about it. And we have all been waiting for it.  Facebook has finally closed a deal with Instagram for and amazing $747.1 million, which is actually a little bit cheaper than the originally estimated $1 billion back in April. Chump change right?  The deal is scheduled to officially close as soon as… Read More


zynga

Its pretty well know that Facebooks stock dropped pretty low after its first launched.  However, in the last few weeks, it has been crawling back from its low of $26.50 a share closing today at $33.10.   Once cannot say the same for Zynga.  After today’s announcements of new games and initiatives, Zynga stock actually dropped… Read More


chrome troll faces

Man, am I late to the party on this one, but better late then never. First, the link to install rage face emoticons in Chrome for Now you can use your favorite memes on sites like Facebook, Twitter, youtube, Google+, Reddit, FunnyJunk, EbaumsWorld, and Memebase! This extension does have its limit, if the person who… Read More


facebook auto reply

At first when I read this, I thought; ‘an auto reply for twitter and facebook?  NOooooo!’  My worse thoughts was some putting an auto reply that they are eating a sandwich and will be back online in ah hour.  Really?  You are so locked into your SocMed addition that you have to let people know… Read More


I guess this is not a surprise. Facebook is blocking people from using Mansour’s Chrome tool for exporting contact info from Facebook. The latest from Mansour is that he is going to try and find a work around. CRITICAL UPDATE: Facebook is trying so hard to not allow you to export your friends. They started… Read More


Before I show how to copy friends for facebook to google+, I want to point of 2 things.  First I have tried this Chrome plugin and second I have NO desire to do so.  Something I like about Google+ is its a great opportunity to start over. { Update: The chrome facebook exporter has been… Read More


This just came up on Reddit. Its code that will allow you to place rage faces in your facebook chat.  WIN.  I downloaded the code but will not have a chance to mess with it until tomorrow.  But here are the links.  I also put them on my own server since the originals are getting… Read More


This is pretty cool. Not sure when it came out, but its has over 50k fans.  Its a pretty cool little promotional campaign.  You go to this site meseumofme.intel.com and it will ask for access to your facebook account. Normally and unlike most of the world, I almost never allow app on Facebook.. Yes I’m… Read More


These things on Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg gave me a laugh and I thought I would share. 1. This image is so true. Thanks Maribeth for sharing it with me. 2. The Onion’s video coverage of CIA’s ‘Facebook’ Program Dramatically Cut Agency’s Costs.… Read More


But why did it take this long? For many people, myself included, facebook is a kind of social calendar.  And even though you could share an event you are attending with facebook, there was no way to see what events your friends are going to unless there was also a corresponding facebook event. Now, Eventbright… Read More


Really??  I have to yet again, go into my privacy setting to stop someone or something on facebook doing something I do not want?  Gezz..  So here is the latest.  Seems that your ‘friends’ can check you into a place for you.  Without you being there or even knowing!  WTF??  Ok, so I’m suppose to… Read More


Just came across this new Facebook feature on my iphone today.  I clicked on ‘update’ but did not select ‘overwrite’ .  What this new feature does is take every one of your phone entries and checks to see if they are also your friends on facebook.  If so, they insert the profile image they have… Read More