Nextdoor is a new site that sounds pretty neat: With neighborhood social network, Nextdoor, communities can stay up-to-date with everything from crime, activities and even ask the neighborhood if they can borrow the proverbial cup of sugar. Here’s how Nextdoor works: Login to find your neighborhood and sign up. Every user must verify their address. If your neighborhood’s not there, you can be the person to start your neighborhood’s social [ Read More ]
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A new tool called Bliss Control lets you manage all of your social network profiles from one place: Bliss Control is simply a directory of links to manage your social media settings. The tool helps you easily access links to any settings page on the top social networks. For example if you want to change your bio on Pinterest, you select those options on the homepage, hit “Go” and you’ll [ Read More ]
Apparently these have been around for a while but I just missed them … did you? Facebook has a way for you to view a page with everything related to your and one of your friends or your partner. Last year Mashable posted this: Facebook is rolling out a new breed of Pages called Friendship Pages that pull together the public wall posts, comments, photos (based on tags) and events [ Read More ]
There is a helpful article on ReadWriteWeb about how to clean up the apps that have access to your social networks. The more apps you let contact these accounts for log in info the more ways in to your accounts hackers have. So don’t wait until your Twitter account is hacked. Take some time right now to clean things up and eliminate the apps that you no longer use or [ Read More ]
Facebook has redesigned its help center to hopefully be more helpful. I haven’t had a chance to browse through it thoroughly, but the few things I checked out were easy to find and read. Looking to learn more about Facebook? Check out the new Help Center.
If you’re on Linkedin you’ve probably noticed that you can no endorse people’s skills. What I can’t figure out is why? When you look at my profile you’ll see my skills listed, but nothing about them being endorsed – no rankings based on my colleagues who have said I know more about one topic over another. Anyone have any ideas?
Woldram Alpha has a pretty cool new feature that lets you analyze your Facebook usage. This from Lifehacker: Wolfram Alpha … launched a new feature today that allows you to quickly get an overview of all your data on Facebook. The new report, says Wolfram CEO Stephen Wolfram, expands Wolfram Alpha’s “powers of analysis to give you all sorts of personal analytics.” The company plans to expand these reports with [ Read More ]
Facebook has release new privacy settings to some of us (you’ll be seeing it soon if you don’t already). These new settings are an attempt to be more like Google+ (where you can share with one specific people). When you log in to Facebook you’ll see a pop up inviting you to learn about the new settings: When you’re updating your status there are three new options below the status [ Read More ]
I’ve been on the road a lot this month and last and have had friends on Facebook and Twitter comment on my Foursquare checkins asking why I didn’t let them know I’d be in their area. Well the reason is simple – I can’t remember where everyone I’m friends with lives This is the new world of virtual relationships and for me many of these relationships are just as good [ Read More ]
Okay, so a big huge thank you goes out to Chris Cormack for pointing out this feature of TripIt. As you know I travel a lot. This means I have a lot of info to keep track of and a lot of info to share with my husband both so he knows where I am and so he knows when to pick me up. What I usually do is forward [ Read More ]