So, so, so, so, so, so much more occurs in 60 seconds on the internet than I could have fathomed.
As of Monday, July 16, LinkedIn’s enterprise home page layout for a more dynamic, Facebook-esque design. The new organization is to roll out over the next few weeks, offering a global navigation bar, a less cluttered look, and more accessible commenting among other tactical improvements. The designers looked at what features people use the most … Read more
Many job applications today ask that the candidates be “tech-savvy,” “proficient in social media,” or “a pro in the language of Facebook, Twitter, and beyond.” Many job applicants, especially the younger generation, would automatically qualify themselves as such. But…. what’s your Klout? A klout score measures your online influence on a scale from 1 to … Read more
By Morrie Conway “INFLUENCERS is a short documentary that explores what it means to be an influencer and how trends and creativity become contagious today in music, fashion and entertainment.” R+I Creative created a short film series called “Influencers” a few years ago that seeks to “understand the essence of influence, what makes a person influential … Read more
By Morrie Conway You can now follow President Obama on his campaign trail across the Midwest on the geosocial app Foursquare. “The White House is now on Foursquare, a location-based social networking website, which is the latest way for you to engage with the administration,” The White House said on its blog. “There are over 10 million … Read more
By Morrie Conway Ever get tired having to search for where all of your favorite bands are going to play and unable to map it all out on a calendar? Now with Songkick you can keep track of when your favorite shows are going to happen and share them with your friends on Facebook and … Read more
By Morrie Conway The recent riots in the UK have been devastating to small shop owners and home owners, many of whose properties are damaged beyond repair. Instead of allowing these people to continue to suffer, architecture school graduates Lee Wilshire and Nick Varney have launched a “post-riot urban intervention” called Riot Rebuild. Their intent is … Read more
Catalyzed by the lack of leadership witnessed in the past several weeks (years, arguably) in the U.S. government, a new website called Americans Elect is hoping to find a way to reach the voice of voters in the digital age. They ask on their homepage: “WHAT IF there were a better way to choose our president? Americans Elect … Read more