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How To Activate Google Buzz

Thursday, February 11th, 2010 | Internet, Social Network with No Comments »

Google Buzz

Google Buzz is very easy to use.  No setup is needed.  All you need is a gmail account.  If you do not yet have a gmail account, then you can get your new account here.

Steps on using Google Buzz.

  1. Login to www.gmail.com
  2. Below the Inbox link on the Sidebar, you will find Buzz.
  3. Click Buzz and you’re ready to buzz around.

Check this site again in the future for more Google Buzz updates.

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New Facebook Homepage

Monday, February 8th, 2010 | Internet, Social Network with No Comments »

Facebook, the social network with almost 400 million users, has a new homepage in time with its sixth year anniversary. New notifications, requests, and messages can now be found in the top menu. A red bubble in the left-hand corner beside the search bar will appear when the user receives a new notification. A drop-down menu will appear, with the most recent notifications, when the icon is clicked. The Home/Profile links is located in the top-right corner together with the Account menu, including the privacy settings and the log out link.

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Twitter Reaches Capacity?

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010 | Internet, Social Network with 1 Comment

Twitter Over Capacity

When I tried to open Twitter, I encountered the following message saying, “Twitter is over capacity.  Too many tweets. Please wait a moment and try again”.  I tried to refresh my browser but the same message appears.  After a while, I click the home link on the top right and all tweets appeared. However, when I click the Profile.  The twitter over capacity message appeared again. I tried to click again the Home link but this time to no avail.

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List Of Twitter Commands

Monday, December 7th, 2009 | MISCELLANEOUS, Social Network, Tips with No Comments »

Twitter is a very popular internet service that lets its users post messages up to 140 characters and send it to his followers(subscribers).  The Twitter post was limited to 140 characters to maintain its compatibility to mobile phones Short Message Service(SMS).

Here are Twitter‘s special commands and how they are used.

  • @username – Make a public reply to tweet made by the user noted being after the @ sign.
  • D username / DM username- Make a direct message to a specific user.
  • RT @username – To retweet or to repost a tweet and places the original tweeter‘s username.
  • ON username or OFF username – To turn on/off notifications for mobile phones.  Using QUIT and STOP will cut off text messages from Twitter.
  • FOLLOW username or LEAVE username – To have the capability to see and stop seeing the tweets of a user.  This does not mean that the user is permanently removed from your list.
  • WHOIS username – Shows little information about a particular user.
  • GET username – Retrieves a specific user’s recent tweet.
  • STATS – Shows on top the number of followers and being followed by a user

Top Ten Reasons Why I Quit Facebook

Sunday, December 6th, 2009 | Internet, MISCELLANEOUS, Social Network with 5 Comments

recycle binBefore, it is Friendster. Now, it is Facebook that I am throwing into the bin.  Three weeks ago, I decided to quit Facebook, specifically Facebook Applications.  Why?

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