So Vivid Week in the Social Media World
Last week was so intense in the web 2.0 and social media world with leading companies, Facebook and Google, introduced quite significant changes.
- Facebook proclaimed a great update to its API that allows developers to read and post status updates, links, and notes to Facebook. Facebook now also allows third-party developers to create applications that can update status, links, notes… directly to an user’s account. How much will twitter suffer from this Facebook’s move?
- Enabling social information to flow through the Web and establishing themselves as a hub is the core goal of Facebook. So, after two months of Facebook Connect launched, Facebook joins OpenID now.
- I prefer Yahoo! as the email account, but here is the new move of Gmail. Until now you had to log out, then to login to reach other Gmail account. Few days ago Gmail gave the ability to have more than one Gmail account opened in the same browser.
- This Wednesday, Google set up its location tracking service – Google Latitude, which enables in GPS manner to pinpoint where your friends are at the moment and to connect with them. Also Google Latitude shows your position on the map and share that information with your friends. Since Google is Web giant, and this application is mobile reachable, I am For now Google Latitude is not reachable World Wide, yet to about 25 countries.
Google Latitude video presentation:
Additionally, where have you heard of Christian Bale’s furious behavior (TV, newspaper, someone told you face to face, Social Media…)? Is the social media so influential? If you have got disgusted of all the buzz with social media, and its power, you may want to read the post from guardian’s blog.
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