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Fluent.io Reinvents Email Experience

Fluent.io Reinvents Email Experience

Update: Fluent.io has shutdown. Here is their blog post. What happens when a team of former Google employees decide that they had enough working for the search giant and go on to explore some creative ideas? A new startup gets created. This is exactly what three Australians professionals did, when they said pass to Google and embarked on a fresh […]

     
 
 

The Birth and Extinction of MySpace

The Birth and Extinction of MySpace

There was a time when MySpace, the one-time eternal port of call for numerous underemployed and aspiring music artists, claimed to become a platform where new pop culture would emerge. In addition to it, love and dating would be given a refined meaning and politics would be redefined here. However, things suddenly went horribly wrong for this social networking site. […]

     
 
 

Will ‘Watch It’ Be The Next Button to Take Over the Web?

Will ‘Watch It’ Be The Next Button to Take Over the Web?

Guest Post by Paul Premson. The popularity of internet buttons has skyrocketed since the Facebook Like button experienced such astounding success. In fact, over 50 million Likes are made across millions of websites every day. Plexus Entertainment, a new startup company, hopes to enter the internet button arena with its new Watch It button – the first button designed for […]

     
 
 

Gogobot – Bringing Travel Nostalgia to Digital Media

Gogobot – Bringing Travel Nostalgia to Digital Media

Gogobot is a social travel site launched in the year 2010. The website has made its way and so far the site’s journey is good. The website lists in the top websites picked by Time for the year 2011. The website had also achieved award for best design. It has also launched iOS application in October 2011. Gogobot has also […]

     
 
 

New Feature on Google+ about Search Trends

Everyday millions of people search for information on Google. Sometimes, you may wonder what others are searching. Google Trends can help you know more about the searching trends. You will be able to find how people around the world are following the same topics that you are following. This kind of searching is facilitated on “Search in Google+” and then […]

     
 
 

Is Twitter Trying to Kill Tweetdeck?

Is Twitter Trying to Kill Tweetdeck?

Some might think that this is a bit over-the-top-title. But many power users (including me) think Twitter, who bought Tweetdeck in May 2011 for a whopping price of $40 million, is severely cramping up the most popular desktop application by cutting down its unique core features (discussed in detail below) in the name of speed. Out goes Adobe Air! Ever […]

     
 
 

Google Succumbs to Popular Demand, to Allow Pseudonyms on Google+

Google Succumbs to Popular Demand, to Allow Pseudonyms on Google+

The controversial ‘real name‘ policy of Google+ has found a new twist in the tale, with Google Vice President, Vic Gundotra’s clarification that Google will start allowing (common) people to use pseudonyms. Celebrities had always got a preferential treatment with this name policy, which had not gone too well with most of the people and was strongly opposed by Electronic […]

     
 
 

Can Twitter Timeline Take Ad Lines?

Advertising is the main source of revenue generation for any organization, especially companies based on the web. As per the latest announcement from the social media giant, Twitter ads are going to appear in a new flavor. Twitter is seriously pursuing pumping ads right into the user’s timeline. As per the earlier practice, users used to get advertisements only from […]

     
 
 

Facebook Timeline Scares the Shit Out of Me

Kudos to Mark Zuckerberg for yet another achievement with Open Graph. It brings so much to table. It adds a whole new dimension to Facebook and makes it an even richer ecosystem. But, coming to the most important revelation of F8 conference ‘Facebook Timeline’, which has impressed many, including many here at Technically Personal, but I can only say that […]

     
 
 

Facebook Timeline: Track Your Digital Life

Facebook Timeline: Track Your Digital Life

At Facebook’s annual F8 conference, founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, announced a slew of changes to the ever-growing social network. Certain updates were anticipated, like the launch of a Facebook-supported music platform and a way to track what your friends are reading, watching, and listening to, but others were completely unexpected. The new Timeline feature was a much-welcomed surprise announcement. […]