Category Archives: Social initiatives

Facebook Year in Review 2013: show off your social profile this year!

A small side box appeared today in my Facebook profile page: it’s the Year in Review 2013. It’s a brand-new way for Facebook to give you a view over the past years showing you the most popular statuses you shared … Continue reading

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Homebrew Computer Club turns to Kickstarter for reunion

November 11th: a historic event will take place, the Homebrew Computer Club reunion. Yes, the venerable old HCC is reuniting at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. Thanks to a successuful Kickstarter campaign, at least 25 original members … Continue reading

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Facebook introduces Cards: Gifts will never be so socially the same

As reported by Venturebeat, Facebook is introducing Cards, a sort of prepaid credit card for sending gifts – social gifts, actually. Cards are like regular, plastic gift cards, except that they work at a wide range of retailers. (For the … Continue reading

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Twitter Statistics 2012 by Beevolve: amazing results

As we’re reaching the end of 2012, we’re getting more and more “Year-stats”: social analysis tool Beevolve brings us a complete survey of more than 35 million Twitter accounts and some results are quite amazing. US Twitter users are 50/50 … Continue reading

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Red Cross in the 21st century: donate for Sandy victims

USA has been hit by Sandy/aka Frankenstorm. The first message I got this morning (I live in Italy) on my iPhone while I was in the underground was from First Aid app by American Red Cross (check it here from … Continue reading

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Facebook: one billion active users milestone – from Zuck’s own words!

Just saw this on my Facebook timeline: As they say: the world is shrinking… Mark Zuckerberg just announced that there are more than one billion people using Facebook actively each month.

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What will the office and working environment be like in the future?

LinkedIn created this infographic from a global survey. According to LinkedIn this is how the working environment will be in the near future – or already is. Fax machines are dead – so long, I’ll never miss them! [Via TechRepublic]

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iPhone 5 fever? Jimmy Kimmel shows how much people get fooled by an old iPhone 4!

Looks like people get really crazy about iPhone 5! ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel shows in this footage on the road, how much people can be fooled by thinking they’re using a real iPhone 5!

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Identifying social trends and influences pushes for new social media analytics tools

MediaPost just published this cool post, take a look! Some hints? Brennan Carlson, VP of strategy at Lyris, called for search terms similar to tweets in microblogging sites like Twitter. He said Google and Twitter offer analytics tools, but can’t … Continue reading

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Shopping Center Westfield London offers Wi-Fi… and (almost) free mobile phone charging!

London looks like the center of the universe, these days, thanks to London 2012 Olympic Games. Here comes a tiny news bit that shows how much technology can help/extend shopping experience. Shopping Center Westfield London sports some 312 (!) stores… … Continue reading

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