Category Archives: Social Media

News Feed Is Now Facebook’s Patent

Facebook has won a US patent on its News Feed. The American patent summarized “invention” as “a method for displaying a news feed in a social network environment” as quoted by Times Of India.

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Since the launch of News Feed in 2006, the website showed a major outburst and popularity amongst various social networking sites. These dynamic updates
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How to Find Spammers Following You On Twitter

You may get excited when you have just joined twitter and many people started following you or when you suddenly get many people following you within a short period of time, unless you are not a celebrity :)

If you want to know what type of people are following you, or if at all they are spammers or robots, who just came to spam twitter for any reasons. Twitblock is a nice tools which scans your twitter account to find these kind of people. You can only scan your account with this tool as it requires twitter account (OAuth) authorization before scanning.  Continue reading

Free 6 months McAfee Internet Security Copy with Facebook

Some days back Facebook in collaboration with McAfee decided to giveaway 6 months of free subscription for  McAfee Internet Security.

Before downloading the 6 months subscription package, you must become a fan of McAfee Fan Page. After you have done with this go to Protect your PC tab of the page. In this you have to select your country and get started with the download of your copy. McAfee has also declared special discount for facebook users after the completion of free 6 months.   Continue reading

Must Know Stats about your Twitter Account : Who, When, Whom, What

Now that you have became a part of this microblogging wonder, you should have insights about how it all started with you on twitter. Stats like your first tweet, your first follower, your first follow, when did you joined twitter, whom you reply the most, how many average tweets you make in a day, at what time you are most active on twitter, your tweet trends and many more…

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  1. Your First tweet - What was your fist tweet do you still remember? Find out about your first tweet. This tool has a limitation though it can’t find first tweet of a person having more than 3200 tweets because twitter stores only those much tweets of a person. Continue reading

Twitter Analytics By Klout : How Influential are you on Twitter

Klout is an application for measuring how influential a person on twitter. It gives a score in range of 1-100 to a twitter user. You can search for user specific klout scores by typing in a twitter id. Type in a topic to get a list of 14 people who are most influential on that topic. Type in a list name to get who is influencing that list the most. It also tells what most influencing people are talkign about right now in Hot Trends. Klout score for an individual is divided into four categories Causal, Climber, Connector and Persona in ascending order of priority. The klout graph is based upon two variables with audience as the x-axis and influence as the y-axis.

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Setting up Facebook Fan Page for your Brand

How to add establish fan page for your blog or website on facebook? Facebook these days have become a medium of sharing your interests with your friends and communicating with them through the use of videos, pictures and wall. But Facebook has many unexplored features which can really help you build your personal brand. It might be your website, blog, product or services. One of the features is the facebook fan page. How to enable a fan page for you brand. Almost any popular website or product today has a fan page on facebook e.g. Mashable, Search Engine LandTechie Buzz and Tech2view. Continue reading

BingTweets : Combining Twitter trends with Bing results

Bing Tweets is a modern web app which lets you search bing real time for the trending Twitter topics. It includes various categories for trending topics like Popular Now, People, Places and Products. It  also shows you the real time tag clouds for these categories. You get results from twitter timelines of users and  from Bing search (video, images, references). You can also type in your search and get the results from both twitter and bing. You can also share these results of yours on your twitter timeline by tweeting it direct from Bingtweets. You can also post the results on other social media sites.

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[How to] Download Facebook albums with Facepad

Last day I was wondering about how to download a facebook album. One way was to open every picture, then right click and then selecting SAVE AS option for every picture, this would be so tedious. Second, option would eb to batch download all pictures in album. Facepad came to the rescue. Facepad is a firefox addon that you can install from https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/8442 on your Mozilla Firefox browsers.

FacePAD, better known as the Facebook Photo Album Downloader will allow you to download your friends’ facebook albums, events albums, and group Albums, en masse, with the click of a button. Continue reading