Archive for the ‘Social Networking Applications’ Category

First impressions of Google Plus

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

Before Google Plus, I spent a fair amount of time updating Facebook and twitter. Since Google Plus became available, I initially have found myself focusing less on twitter. I don’t make much use of the G+ circles, but I do like the ability to follow people and comment on their posts, and have people comment on mine. I also like the fact that I am not bound by limits on the number of characters I enter, even though I initially thought this would be a negative.

Facebook wants me to date my Mom

Monday, June 29th, 2009

I recently created a facebook quiz: How well do you know James Packard Love? When a co-worker filled out the survey, I looked to check her answers. At the bottom of the questionnaire answers was the following advertisement.

The message, Hey James, Hot singles are waiting for you!! had a picture a single woman. She’s single alright, since my father passed away.

Dear Facebook.
I appreciate the suggestion, but I really don’t think of her this way.

Tweetdeck, for Linux

Sunday, April 12th, 2009

Today I installed a Linux version of tweetdeck, specifically for a Ubuntu 8.10 version of Linux. First step was to install Adobe Air: Adobe knew I wanted a Linux version, and downloaded the install program to my computer. (more…)