All posts tagged Facebook

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New email spamming Tool: Facebook Apps

On January 21, Facebook announced a new function on Facebook Page, this function allows Facebook Page or Facebook application creators to collect emails of their fans. I don’t know about you but I think it’s not safe at all to give out emails to companies these days, even through Facebook. Will email marketing be the next trend on social network? Email Exchange for App fucntions Although fans have to approve Read More...

“A Coffee” with Michael Anti

There was a huge discussion 2 weeks ago on China blocking Twitter and other social networks for June 4th Tienanmen Anniversary 2009. I don’t think we need further analysis and opinion on that issue, but today, Thomas Crampton, Jean-François Amadei and I were lucky enough to meet Chinese journalist and political blogger, Michael Anti (Chinese: 赵静 or 安替), who gave me a new angle on the social media environment in Read More...

The end of Newspaper is coming “soon”

When is the Dooms Day, where’s the next tsunami, and more recently, when is the end of Newspapers. There are thousands of people who have tried to “predict” the end of newspaper, like psychics and fortune tellers, predictions are just estimations that don’t have enough back-up information. I’m not here to tell you when I think Newspaper industry will die, I am just combining the most logical reasons why I Read More...

Online and Offline socializing

Thousands of people jump into the game of social networking everyday. More than 90% of Internet users own at least one profile page from social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, linkedIn, myspace and I can continue naming all the sites for the next hour. People spend more time on the Internet which somehow leads to the growth of online shopping, therefore, it makes perfect sense for people to figure out Read More...

Facebook is BIG!

Facebook is releasing a Virtual Currency system soon called “Facebook Credit”. Facebook users will then be able to reward friends for their great content on Facebook. Which means in the close future, if I post a funny status update, or a very sexy picture of me, I might get rewarded from my friends. These credits will be purchased from the Facebook gift store at a rate of US$1 for 100 Read More...