Archive for the ‘social networking’ Category

The news you create at Paper.li won’t stain your fingers with ink and it might prove more interesting than what you find on your doorstep in the morning.   Plus, the newspaper can even be named after you! Paper.li allows you to take all the recent links from a twitter user and their followers and turn […]


ShareMyMap is a fun tool that allows you to create maps of customized neighborhoods.  It’s free to use and you can have your first map up and running in just minutes. To create your first map you’ll just need to enter in a general location, like San Francisco, and then you can zoom in as […]


Flavors.me is a great service for anyone who wants to build their own Website  to share all of their profiles on the Web.  It allows just about anyone to design a personal site, even those of us without design skills.  You can test out Flavors.me for free but for $20.00 a year you can have […]


When I logged into Gmail this morning I finally saw what I really wanted to see yesterday afternoon – “Buzz”.  It was right where everyone said it would be, under my inbox tab. After spending a few hours poking around and (unsuccessfully) searching for some help topics on exactly who can see what, I think […]


NewsCred is a service that allows you to create customized online newspapers, loaded with only the content that interests you. To get started you just need to give your paper a name and choose a URL.  Then you can search for and select topics that you want included.  That’s it.  You’ll be taken to your […]


Readtwit allows you to turn your Twitter stream into an RSS feed.  It  removes shortened URLs and allows you to read the actual content right in your favorite feed reader. First you need to connect Readtwit to your Twitter account and then you can easily subscribe to the RSS feed it creates.  You can also […]


(Update: As of now, I no longer have the new Retweet function. Hopefully when it comes back it won’t render my screencast completely useless…) Over the past few days Twitter has been rolling out the new Retweet functionality and I was finally graced with the controversial feature last night.  My first take?  I don’t get […]