How HTML5 Is Influencing Web App Development

Over the last 12 months, the momentum behind HTML5 has continued to build, with application developers, browser makers and hardware vendors fully embracing and supporting the web of the future. Consumers have started to embrace HTML5 as well, especially as more users understand the benefits and potential that HTML5 can mean for the future. With […]

Google

Thas also been a lot of talk about social rank signals. In this article, we’ll talk about recent Google algorithm changes as of January 2011 and discuss social rank signals. If you have a high PageRank Twitter profile, the links you tweet will have an effect on the search activity related to that link; it […]

Branded content: Shoveling sh*t or fostering solutions?

The concept of branded content isn’t new; even as the pervasiveness of the digital lifestyle has given rise to the social consumer to provide brands with new channels of access, delivery formats, and greater self-initiated reach. The underlying premise is that brands using these social media tactics are an authority in their space. Yet, there’s […]

Secrets to Building a Good Website

Your website is no Starbucks—that is, you don’t have the surefire benefit of a habit-forming chemical additive to keep readers elbowing their way on to your homepage as if you were giving away, say, Iced Grande Skinny Mocha Lattes (one cream, two sugars, please). But it doesn’t mean your content can’t be equally addictive. Want […]

Egypt – Pressures for Change & the Social Media Impact

What is happening in Egypt is not just a revolution. It is the result of socio-cultural change that has been in motion for longer than the 30 years reign of Mobarak. This change has been amplified by the development of social media like Twitter, Facebook, and Blogs. The Jasmin Revolution in Tunisia, an apparently uncoordinated […]

Report: Facebook

The more ‘friends’ people have on Facebook the more likely they are to be stressed out and anxious, according to a new study. Psychologists from Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland studied students’ use of the Palo Alto-based social media Web site and concluded that for a significant number of Facebook users the negative effects of […]