Favstar gets even better if you sign in.
I say: "No, sorry. I'm not on Facebook at all."
They hear: "I live amongst hill people where The Goat we worship has forbidden friendship."
NPR says one key to a social media strategy is being "authentic."
I'd say one key to being authentic is avoiding a "social media strategy."
Joining a Facebook group about creative productivity is like buying a chair about jogging.
Apparently, Google had wanted to turn Wave off weeks ago, but nobody could figure out how.
Another salient difference:
Google: Thanks for looking at 100s of ads you hate.
Apple: Thanks for buying 100s of dollars of stuff you love.
Imagine a guy who's REALLY into panties who makes ALL his money selling data about panties. Now he offers to store your panties.
Facebook goes into a bar. Then, the bar was ruined.
USER: I want your new burger.
DEV: It isn't cooked yet.
U: So what?
D: It's literally raw.
U: You DICK–This is RAW!
Oh, look. Another $30 million fighter jet, buzzing my house at 7:30am.
I hope it's a Transformer that turns into libraries and health care.
Ayn Rand goes into a bar. Bartender goes, "What'll you have?" Ayn Rand goes, "Anything I want." Then, TONS of college freshman were selfish.
Java®. Write Once; Hog 80% of CPU Everywhere™.
Q: How many nerds does it take to ruin a joke?
A: So. Unless I'm missing something here, I think you meant "geeks." And, "riddle." Proceed.
Today, Congress learned that a billion-dollar industry of lobbying & influence-peddling is no match for a 24-hour CSS tweak.
There's no question Twitter's a critical tool in affecting change.
But REAL direct action means you should also post some shit on Facebook.
If you're proud of your work, don't worry whether everyone loves it.
If you're not proud of your work, worry a LOT that YOU don't love it.
My Twitter Guide:
1. Be yourself
3. Take breaks
4. Follow what you enjoy
5. Unfollow whatever tempts you to write a Twitter guide
If you want to learn what someone fears losing, watch what they photograph.
The technologies you choose to use say a lot about you.
But raging about the technologies others choose to use says way WAY more about you.
Facebook and Google. Locked in a heated battle to turn anything cool or useful into a small button that does nothing cool or useful.
Here's an idea.
Take what you spent last year on IKEA, coffee, and iPhone apps. Donate it to a cause. Tell NO ONE.
NOW you're an activist.
Riding out tonight to case the promised land.