Buy DSLR camera from Walmart, take ridiculously close up photos of EVERYTHING, make a flickr/crappy pre-made website, post photos, give everyone a business card that you got for free off of vistaprint.com, and charge either way too little or way too much money for “portraits.”
“Because we now have an absolutely different situation in information. What is the base problem? You have no time to check this information. It’s a matter of trust. For example, in Russia 25 years ago we have very respectable journalists, and it was a matter of trust. Now no. Now, who can we trust? Bloggers.”—Nets Owner Mikhael Prokhorov, h/t @WillJerome
CoTweet vs TweetDeck vs Hootsuite: Who's side are you on?
Some of my clients prefer using CoTweet to collaborate, which is fine with me since it helps me use all their great research tools. I also know many people who swear by Tweetdeck, which seems to be the most full-featured among the desktop Twitter apps (and with a browser version rumored to be in the works).
Personally I prefer to use Hootsuite, since it works well in any browser and with many of my favorite services. And now that they amended their url shortner #owly, I think I can use it across platforms.
Now if only any of these three would allow me to post to Tumblr…
Long Live Netflix! How they plan to kill Top 10 lists and Friends feature (and what we can do about it)
The Netflix Friends & Top 10 Lists feature has been off the site for some weeks now (and mostly not working for many months before that). I had assumed they took it off temporarily so that they could improve it and reveal an updated streamlined version soon. It only made sense that with the…
We identified and resolved a bug that permitted a user to “force” other users to follow them. We’re now working to rollback all abuse of the bug that took place. Follower/following numbers are currently at 0; we’re aware and this too should shortly be resolved.
Update (10:18 AM PST): Of note: protected updates did not become public as a result of this bug.