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New Flock Social Browser Based on Chromium

Just when we were thinking the good old social browser Flock is dying a slow death, they have come back renewed! Flock has just released a new version of their social browser this time based on Chromium. Chromium is the open source browser project Google made Open Source when they released the Google Chrome browser. [...]

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TweetDeck Goes Supersonic With a New Update

Ok that might be a little bit of exaggeration but the new version of TweetDeck really has gotten an awesome speed boost. Twitter introduced User Streams API earlier that allowed for instant delivery of tweets. The older API allowed for the clients tto check for new tweets every few minutes. TweetDeck launched a new version [...]

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Mozilla Labs Brings Out a Social Sharing Firefox Extension

I am a huge fan of software from Mozilla Labs – Firefox being one the graduates from there. They also brought out several interesting ones like Mozilla Prism, Ubiquity, Firefox Sync, BeSpin,  etc. F1 is a new social sharing Firefox extension. Once installed, it makes it easy to share web links and content via Twitter, [...]

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HootSuite Updates With Facebook LinkedIn Integration

HootSuite Updates With Facebook LinkedIn Integration

HootSuite is a professional web based Twitter management tool. You can read my HootSuite review here. Hootsuite has now updated with a few more features Facebook Integration Once you link your HootSuite account with your Facebook account, you can update your Facebook status, etc right from within Hootsuite. The cool thing is that if you [...]

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Rainmaker Fills Your Google Contacts With Social Info

I have been using Google Contacts as my primary contacts database for a while now. I even sync my iPhone to Google Contacts and try to maintain a nice address book there. But, with so many friends over at Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter and their contact information different or incomplete in different areas it is [...]

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Read Your Twitter As a Daily Newspaper – Paper.li

Twitter has become an integral part of information flow these days. It has to by now since I have been using it since 2007! But, consuming Twitter on the web can get boring. Even the excellent Twitter desktop client like TweetDeck can only do so much in consuming that ever-flowing river of information. How can [...]

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Instant Fat Trimming For Your Twitter Account

If you are on Twitter, you will really like this new tool I just found. I have come across many tools and recommendation service including Twitter’s own now-extinct recommendation list to find and follow new people. After being on Twitter for more than 2 years I have the ‘following too many people’ bloat. I follow [...]

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Rich Contact Profiles Inside Gmail with Rapportive

When you are composing or reading an email from a contact, how would you like to have their whole social profile at your fingertips? Rapportive is a web solution that replaces the ad column in Gmail with a rich contact profile. Rapportive shows you everything about your contacts right inside your inbox. You can immediately [...]

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Take a Walk Down Your MemoLane

For those of us who are addicted to our social network sites like Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, YouTube, etc., there is no easy to way to view our ‘social’ history. How can you see what you did for your last birthday? How can you tell how you were ‘feeling’ on your last vacation? MemoLane is a [...]

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Create a PDF Book of All Your Tweets

I have attempted to store all my tweets in a WordPress blog so I can browse it as well as create my own searchable backup copy. I just came across another cool service that lets me download my tweets in one shot as a PDF ebook. You just need to sign in with your twitter [...]

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Archive All Your Social Data With ThinkUp

Twitter and Facebook and other social networks are in a way microblogs out there. You publish content on someone else’s servers and they hold on to it. If you ever wish to leave a particular network, all the history of your activity thee is gone… poof! I think about this all the time and in [...]

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TweetDeck Gets Google Buzz, FourSquare & More

TweetDeck is an amazing desktop Adobe AIR app for Twitter. But, it has been adding support for other social networks as well making it a one app to have in your desktop to access all your social network accounts! TweetDeck version 0.34 just came out with some amazing additions and here is a quick run [...]

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Share Your March Madness Picks With TweetBracket

March Madness 2010 has begun and there is no dearth of NCAA related applications and iPhone apps that look to capitalize on the huge attention span from millions of fans across the US. I just came across a new app via TechCrunch called TweetBracket by YCombinator startup 140bets.com. TweetBracket is an interesting mix of NCAA [...]

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Do You Have a Gist of Social Media?

Gist is a new web application in beta that looks to help you build stronger relationships. It connects your email inbox to the web and gives business-critical information about key people and companies. Gist lets you connect your contacts from your email (Gmail, Outlook), Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc and gives you valuable insights about them [...]

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Are You Screaming Please Rob Me With SN Updates?

A lot of Social Networks like FourSquare, Facebook, Twitter and more recently, Google Buzz, allow you to post your location along with your updates. Location aware social network updates are so useful in so many contexts. But, announcing where you are at any particular time also comes with a danger. You are telling the world [...]

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