Posts tagged ‘facebook’

Does Facebook Have At Least One Profile For Every Teen in BC?

In the next couple of months, I’m giving three talks to different groups associated with post-secondary education. In preparing these speeches, I was doing research into…

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Electoral Demographics

I thought the most popular Facebook pages for politicians told the story of the demographic differences between Senator Obama and McCain’s supporters:

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Finding Your Single Friends on Facebook

Over dinner, Julie and I were musing about setting up a mutual friend. We scanned our brains for other friends and acquaintances who are single. Recognizing…

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Twitter and the Friends Crisis

Since it launched, I’ve been conflicted about Twitter. It’s an ego distillery, and the signal to noise ratio is ridiculously high (or should that be low?).…

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How Facebook Makes You an Unwilling Shill

Travis recently became an unintentional pitchman on Facebook: But that behavior, becoming fans of a company, exposed an interesting problem recently. I became a fan of…

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Impersonate a Prince on Facebook, Go to Prison For Three Years

This is some sad news from my host country: A Moroccan computer engineer has been sentenced to three years in jail for setting up a Facebook…

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Green Gifts and Facebook Fatigue

Rob, of Social Signal (among other) fame, emailed me about their first Facebook app. It’s a project for BC Hydro, and has a sunny conservation message:…

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Your Audience Has Strangers

I was just over at From the Grey Box, a blog entirely about what a guy finds in his apartment building’s ‘free box’: Look, I know…

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