The Secret to Getting Twitter Followers is Golf and Adultery!!

Ever wanted to acquire 30,000 followers in an hour? Well, we have the answer. Nope, I’m trying to sell you some spam infested service whereby I line up my army of faceless bots (all incidentally ‘Tweeting’ automated messages from the…

Police to Get Facebook Training

So, the Government has just announced the biggest budget cuts in a generation here in the UK, that (over the next few years) could leave literally thousands upon thousads of public sector workers unemployed. All this comes, let’s add, in…

What Your Facebook Friends Think Matters…. To Bing!

Personally, I am quite selective with Facebook. With Twitter, I am happy to follow, be followed by and converse with people I have never met with whom I share some common interests. I think that particular platform lends itself well…

You’re Coming on a Little Strong….

If a guy or girl came up to you in the street (assuming you were single, looking and attracted to said guy or girl) and randomly said “Hey…Let me take you for dinner. Can I get your number?” what would…

I Heart Formulists

I’m becoming a bit of a list fiend on Twitter – largely because I follow a good 600 people now (and that number is growing)! But I actually like to read people’s Tweets too… and when you exceed 100 people,…

The 10 Commandments of Twitter

I think it’s high time we got some realistic rules laid out, don’t you? 1. Thou Shalt not spam thy followers repeatedly, with the same Tweet over and over again. It serves no purpose other than to truly p**s people…

If Facebook Had Been Around in the Dinosaur Era….

A friend of mine shared this image earlier on (sorry, I don’t know where he got it from) and it made me laugh out loud. Granted, this could be because I have a bizarre sense of humour, but still… some…

The Social Network (Facebook ‘the movie’)

I went to the cinema last night to see Scott Pilgrim. On that note, by the way, it’s bizarre  but pretty cool! Anyway, I’m sad… I like trailers. I in fact get there earliy enough to see them. Last night…

Facebook Going all ‘Foursquare?’

So, Facebook are going all Foursquare, it seems. I posted about Fourquare a while back – having concluded that it makes life a little too easy for stalkers. See, I don’t mind stalkers, just as long as they do some…

People Will do ANYTHING for a 'Like'

People Will do ANYTHING for a ‘Like’

Yes, we all know people in real life will do anything to be liked. But when it comes to social networking, a ‘like’ has a little more value than just someone’s opinion. On Facebook, getting enough people to ‘like’ your…

How F***ed Up Is Your Life? (And Other Facebook Quizzes)

How F***ed Up Is Your Life? (And Other Facebook Quizzes)

I logged in to Facebook today for a nosey through the latest updates. My friends are all generally having pretty good summers. Lots of photo uploads from various holiday locations and overall incredibly chirpy wall posts. And then this….. Well,…

The Facebook Apocalypse

The Facebook Apocalypse

I’m sure it isn’t only me who is sick of those group invites that basically tell you Facebook is going to start charging you to use the site unless ten billion people and all of their friends join such and…

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Foursquare – Making Life Easy for Stalkers!

Over the weekend, I reluctantly downloaded Foursquare for my iPhone. My other half has been talking about it for the best part of a week and telling me repeatedly I should register. Eventually, I caved and registered. Now let me…

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Life in 140 Characters….

Twitter is amazing. But let me honest. When I first heard about it my instant reaction was, “What a stupid idea? Blog posts that are limited to 140 characters? THAT will never take off.” Yes, my words were well and…