31st May 2012
Quote reblogged from ShortFormBlog with 100 notes
Twitter is where news breaks; Facebook is where news goes. This is something that members of the media, who live on Twitter and regard Facebook with removed interest, take for granted. The coverage of and discussion about Facebook’s IPO may have been the clearest demonstration yet of one of the few things the service can’t seem to do: Lead the conversation.
— BuzzFeed’s John Herrman • Making a wise point about how the Facebook IPO was really a much bigger story on Twitter than Facebook
. Part of that, to us, is due to the way the networks work. “The site, as is, is great at building after-the-fact, heavily filtered digests,” Hermann explains, “While Tweets are like free-roaming units of information, Facebook posts live in the context of each users’ friend bubble.” We noticed the same trend when the IPO broke. And it is very telling — a level of engagement FB could never hope to have, even if it’s with a smaller audience. (via shortformblog
4th October 2011
Link reblogged from Streakmachine with 43 notes
I would like to add a fourth tip to these already good pieces of advice:
Use 1Password or KeePassX, or a completely different password manager that is trustworthy and safe enough and let that fill in your logins for you. All of a sudden you can have insanely long passwords everywhere that supports it and you only have to keep track of a single master password, which I recommend you make a darn good one! Well worth the time and the money you might end up spending for it in the end.
Also, you should apply this to all services you use, be they social network or otherwise. A bad password is no excuse when you get hacked!
Absolutely! I swear by 1Password, but wish that it would work with non-web apps too (like my iTunes password).