This trick is only good for public pages and you do need to know the URL if you’re already stuck behind the firewall. But how many URLs of public sites do you know? Probably a few. Web2Mail – Either subscribe to a page you want to watch for changes or email firstname.lastname@example.org with the URL […]Read more "Bypass Firewalls by getting websites emailed to you"
Right. Time to get stuck in to a topic that hits a lot of nerves: Why some people import Tweets into Facebook. I’m not trying to start a debate here, rather to cast light on why some choose to do this. Firstly, I’ll mention that due to Facebook changing the news feed, Twitter and Google […]Read more "Feeding Facebook – About those bloody Twitter updates"
I’ve been messing around with social networks for a long while now, so I was quick to see the need for a lifestream before most of my friends. In fact, most of my friends still don’t see why they would want one. Because of this, I thought I’d delve into some thoughts on why having […]Read more "Lifestream me"
In the next year, Twitter will likely see a huge boom in useful educational content. Users, sick to death of reading RTs (retweets) of motivational quotes and breaking news, will want to follow Tweeps who can deliver unique, interesting, useful information in bite-sized chunks. In my own quest to learn French, I found myself searching […]Read more "A guide to teaching on Twitter"
Watching Twitter at the moment is quite interesting as the Mikeyy worm is going around for the fourth time. TechCrunch has an update on how to get rid of it, but the gist is “Change your url, bio & hex colours, then log in/out and clear cache/cookies. To avoid infection, don’t look at people’s profiles […]Read more "Twitter says “Hello Mikeyy”"
It’s Christmas day and all of a sudden I get an email to say that my Facebook profile shows me as having a dating app on my profile. Seriously, how many people do you think will have a hard time explaining this to their spouses? Thanks for using Socialmoth Secrets. We are excited to announce […]Read more "Socialmoth is now SpeedDate? WTF?"
A celebration of the life of Pownce, the niche social network which has now lost its battle for survival. With Pownce officially leaving us for good on the 15th December, I thought it was time to share my thoughts on the life of Pownce. Pownce was a quirky, geek-oriented social network. We loved it for […]Read more "Obituary for Pownce"