As social networking continues to entwine itself in all walks and areas of life, the way we play our music and audio files has taken yet another leap forwards. Tomahawk is a free, open-source media player which allows you to build and share your audio playlists across multiple computers such as at home and at work. As well as linking to popular social networking sites, Tomahawk makes your library available for friends and family to interact with socially. This unique integration means that if you don’t have a particular song in your own library, Tomahawk will look for it in your
When Instagram first burst on to the social media scene, it was simply a way to share pictures with your close friends and family. However, over the last few years it has proven to be an effective platform for marketers looking to reach Instagram’s 90 million strong user base via images and short messages. Thanks to Instagram’s popularity in recent years, its use by household name companies has soared dramatically. In light of this, it is easy to conclude that your company or website can benefit immensely from a presence on Instagram, so here are nine tricks to help you get started. 1.
A lot of people don’t consider downloading the information from their social networks. You might be thinking “What’s the point?”. Well, think about all of the time you spent networking and all of the memories you have uploaded to your social network of choice. DO you want to lose all of that? Different services such as Google let you download your Google Account information. Twitter is also one of the services you can download your information from, in this case it’s your tweets. Below we will take a look at how to download your information from Twitter to your computer.
Twitter recently announced that more than 250,000 accounts had been compromised on their social network. All compromised accounts have been locked at the moment and Twitter plans to send out individualized e-mails to each account holder to warn them but in the meantime everyone is being encouraged to change their password. This isn’t the first time a social network has been hacked, and it won’t be the last, but Twitter was quick to alert the users in question and the public. What can you do to protect your Twitter account? We’ve covered how to create a secure username and password.
Get Google+ recently introduced the concept of Communities to users. While Pages were a success for businesses, products and more, Communities seek to bring users together around common interests. Similar to how Pages work on Facebook, Communities allow users to discuss, dissect and divulge information about topics ranging from cooking to technology to anything you can imagine. Our guide will show you how to get started with Communities, including how to join one and how to create your own. How to get started with Google+ Communities When you login to Google+, you will see in the left hand toolbar
Twitter has rolled out some big design changes in the last couple of days, as well as completely redesigned the mobile apps for iPhone, iPad and Android. Read on, and we’ll run you through what’s new, and let you know exactly how you can get the new features for your profile. Twitter’s New Look – Here’s What’s New Aside from the mobile apps for now, the major addition is the new header photos, which perform very much akin to what we’ve seen with cover photos on Facebook’s new Timeline profile. They’re essentially high resolution photos that you can place at
(Image Credit) Recent revelations show that LinkedIn is extremely effective for getting customers via online networking compared to Facebook and Twitter. Sadly, many people underutilize LinkedIn for their business connections. This is probably due to a widespread ignorance of many of these tools, their use and the proper way to use them. Very few people access and use LinkedIn tools regularly. In fact, most people are ignorant of the capacity of LinkedIn to help them generate more and better leads. Even though LinkedIn appears to have fewer apps or tools, most of their tools are highly useful and very effective.
Have you seen your friends checking in? Checking in is one of the hottest social networking trends and Foursquare makes it as simple as possible. By checking in, you let others know where you are, what you are doing and you can even encourage others to give a location a shot. This can be beneficial for you and for the places you frequent. The more the word gets out, the more people check in, the more people might check some place out they have never been before. Our guide will show you how to get started with Foursquare, explain it’s
Google has taken radical steps to re-introduce its user interface. Google has rolled out a complete overhaul to its UI and it has been met by praise and disdain by users. Google has also promised to begin releasing more apps, several new features and tweaks to existing features to keep users interested in its social network. Since Google+ has seen a decline in its user statistics, everything from how many people are joining the site to how many are actually using it, they have been trying to revitalize its features so more users take advantage of what Google+ has to
Would you like to make Pinterest work for you rather than you working for Pinterest? Are you still wondering how people are using Pinterest effectively? There is a lot more possibilities on Pinterest than meets the unprepared eyes. Though the social network appears to be dominated by women, it is really becoming obvious that there is more to gain from pinning “pinteresting” items. Already, Pinterest is proven to be an effective driver of web traffic for websites and blogs. Little wonder, the social network is exploding like fireworks. 7 Tips to Get More from Pinterest One really laudable effect
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