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.