Posts Tagged: social networking

Facebook Connect gaining momentum

I’ve mentioned a few times that I’m a big fan of Facebook Connect. It’s easy for end users to understand and use, and relatively straightforward for developers to implement also. I’ve been working on adding Connect support to ShareEdmonton, and haven’t run into any major roadblocks yet. Recently, I started looking for information about other… Reads more »

Brightkite is now public, but still seems empty to me

I first wrote about location-based social network Brightkite back in May. At that time the service was still in invite-only private beta. Today, Brightkite went into public beta: Invitations are no longer required and sign up is now open everyone. In addition, you can now invite your friends to join Brightkite without restriction. Even though… Reads more »

The New Delicious

On July 31st, the new Delicious.com finally launched. I consider myself a fairly heavy user of the service, with over 4200 bookmarks and 3700 tags. It’s something I use on a daily basis, so I noticed the new version almost immediately. My first reaction was “wow” but after using it for the last few days,… Reads more »

Facebook’s new profile design

Last week Facebook reiterated that profiles will soon be redesigned. They’ve been working on the changes for quite some time now. On Wednesday they held a press event for reporters and bloggers: Earlier today we had a small press event where we walked a few reporters and bloggers through the upcoming changes to the profile…. Reads more »

Brightkite is cool so far

The latest shiny-new-toy that people seem to be playing with is Brightkite, a location-based social network. You can think of it as a sort of Twitter for location information. I’ve been using it for the last few days and so far I like what I see. Brightkite started as a TechStars startup, and they recently… Reads more »