You don't have to say goodbye to your friends in order to keep the good parts of Facebook and avoid the constant distraction. Here's a step-by-step guide to leaving Facebook without deleting your online social life.
Would you tell a friend if you found a $50 Lady Gaga concert ticket for $25? Ok, so GrouponLive is likely to involve far less popular artists, but Groupon and Live Nation are betting you'll still spread the word among friends—and help drum up attendance.
Facebook's foray into the checkins game seems to be getting a lot more interesting: According to some reports, the social network is adding checkin buttons to events, if they're timely and nearby to a user.
It OUGHT to be really obvious how to create a proper tag for a conference, but my observation is that 98% of conferences suck at name tags. Maybe more. It makes networking much more difficult / awkward. And it's so damn solvable—no rocket science degree required.
Donald’s First Strobe Photographic Steps which can be viewed at http://twitvid.com/96219, represents my initial experiments with the new Muvee Reveal 8 product; a remarkable, modestly-priced, short-cut to bring motion, music and effects to photo and video presentations.
However, this software is not a substitute for a full featured editing program. i.e. there is no timeline. This lack of a timeline limits your ability to tweak dissolves and other effects much beyond a gross level, but for ease of use it's impressive. I got the hang of the application in 15-20 minutes.
Stemming from a May 2008 Fast Company cover story, contributor Adam Penenberg’s book Viral Loop explores the phenomenon catalyzing the explosive, feedback-driven growth characteristic of today’s social media environment. Join Adam for a brief reading and a book-signing at 396 Avenue of the Americas (at 8th Street) in New York this evening.