A recent incident in Woolwich, England is further confirmation that social media reporting is the norm. Word of the event broke on Twitter. Instant news. Instant reporting. Instantly connecting everyone. Twitter isn't the future of news, Twitter is the present.
They say there's no such thing as bad publicity, but I think there's definitely bad publicity. Take, for example, Amy's Baking Company. Their recent (less than desirable) appearance on Gordon Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares sparked some serious social media backlash. But their lashing back at the criticism serves as a perfect example of what NOT to do.
I want to take it all to the Cloud someday. Just not yet. As more companies and products are shifting their focus on "the Cloud," I'm starting to think, Whoa Nelly. Hold up. I'm just not ready for that kind of commitment.
If you have ever built an online store, collected any sort of personal payment information from a client through your website, or ever needed to meet PCI Compliance requirements, you've probably had to work with SSL certificates.
Wouldn’t it have been great if someone could have sat you down and said, “Look, forget the fluffy stuff and platitudes, here’s what people won’t tell you about what it’s like working or managing.” This week I’ve collected a series of “Things I wish I knew before I [fill in the blank].”
Albumatic is simple: someone creates an album in Albumatic for an event or day, lots of people take pictures, people add the pictures to the album and everyone in your friends list has access to them if shared.
Twitter Music is a site/app that allows users of Twitter to follow their favorite artists, get recommendations for new artists, see what people on Twitter are listening to and can integrate with Spotify or Rdio. You can listen to trending music, all in a slick interface. The bad news? You have to follow your favorite artists on Twitter.
Much to my surprise, I decided to switch to an iPhone 5 last month. After years of being a loyal and satisfied Android user, I took the plunge and changed sides. Well, I like it all right. But I still miss my Android. I feel like a very cool traitor.