Skype 5.5 Beta Adds Facebook Messaging, Likes And Other Integrations

Skype 5.5 beta has been released and with it comes plenty of Facebook Integration. The new version of the popular chat and VoIP application brings with it the ability to instant message Facebook friends while adding a Facebook contacts tab to separate your FB friends from your Skype list. Along with that integration Skype has […]

[Infographic] The Social Web Every 60 Seconds

Ever wonder how a slice of social traffic for a set period might look in infographic form? Wonder no more- in 60 seconds, here’s a metered breakdown of how your fellow social media users are updating Facebook, streaming music, Googling… Is the breakdown accurate for your web usage? Any of your favored social media activities […]

Indian Village Changes Name To SnapDeal.Com Nagar

The Indian village of Shiv Nagar (named after the Indian god Shiva) has recently changed names to SnapDeal Nagar after SnapDeal.com, the countries equivalent to Groupon. According to CNN company founder Kunal Bahl made a $5,000 donation to the village which allowed them to install fifteen hand operated water pumps and thanks to that donation […]

Gowalla Introduces New ‘National Parks’ Badges

Back in April location based service Gowalla introduced a set of National Park badges that can be earned when users check in at popular destinations such as Yellowstone National Park and now the company has rolled out a new set of badges for parks that were originally left off their list. Here are some of […]

[Infographic] The Best Times to Interact on Social Media

What time is best for optimal interaction on different social media services is hotly debated, but this infographic from Kissmetrics illustrates “social timing” and can help determine when best to publish content for maximum impact. The blog also breaks down some of the finer points of the data: 5PM Eastern Time is the best time […]

Zurb Announces FlickrBomb For Developers

Web development company ZURB has released a new program called flickrBomb which allows web designers to create dynamic placeholders for their HTML mockups by performing a simple Flickr search using the HTML based <img> tag. The program is the first to allow for searchable flickr images as placeholders, while creating a dynamic ever changing rotation […]