Category: Lifestream

FriendFeed-Facebook deal reaffirms need for a social media safety net

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m a big fan of digital lifestreams, a single page overview of your online & offline world. I have my own lifestream that features not only what I’m doing on my blog or other websites, but also ties in what I’m doing offline through pictures & videos. (Check out my lifestream, …

Roll Your Own URL Shortener with WordPress in less than One Hour

With the closing of the tr.im url shortening service yesterday, many users are beginning to worry about what will happen to all of their shortened URLs. The reality of the situation is that many almost every social media service – including twitter, friendfeed, jaiku, indenti.ca, etc, etc – all rely on URL shortening services. (After …

How to Create a Social Media Safety Net

While I didn’t get social media at first, I now know exactly how I can use & benefit from my favorite social media apps – like Twitter, FriendFeed, Tumblr, Soup, BrightKite and others. (In fairness, much of my social media awakening should be credited to Rob @ Orangejack, Mike McBride, and nf0). One of the …