Internet Trends for Online Businesses
Keeping an eye on new trends on the web is critical to the success of your website or business. Things can change so rapidly on the Internet that a failure to react quickly could mean that your website gets overlooked.
It is no secret that social media has changed the world within the past few years. There is no age limit or restrictions as to how much information you can gather using social media. read more
After two years, Twitter CEO Ev Williams announces plan to resign & lead company product strategy- will be replaced by Dick Costolo, current chief operating officer.
Before I begin this post I must highlight my twitteriffic title above that is exactly 140 characters. Twitter’s latest news, written by the CEO, however far exceeds the popular micro-blogging site’s limit. read more
Today, Facebook revealed a new ‘panic button’ that will allow youngsters to quickly report any suspicious behavior they encounter to the UK Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) and the social networking site. You can ‘Like’ or add the application by visiting http://www.facebook.com/clickceop. read more
Unless you’ve been living under a rock this past year, chances are you have either tweeted or seen a tweet on today’s fastest growing social media website. The 140 character text based posts have spread like a wild fire throughout the world since 2006 with users tweeting about their current location, breaking news and even marriage proposals. Celebrities and business owners alike have embraced it as a popular marketing tool by allowing fans and clients to follow them. Twitter has grown so large, with an average of 55 million tweets a day, that on April 14th it’s co-founder Biz Stone announced that it will be donating its entire archive of public tweets to the Library of Congress. Urban Geko, your California graphic design firm, would like to share some famous tweets with you:
1. Oprah’s First Tweet
HI TWITTERS. THANK YOU FOR A WARM WELCOME. FEELING REALLY 21ST CENTURY. -Oprah (Oprah Winfrey)
@oprah ur caps r on, btw -THE_REAL_SHAQ (Shaquille ‘O Neal)
2. Breaking News of Earthquake in China
Gosh, magnitude 7.8 … God Bless…http://earthquake.usgs.gov/… -dtan
3. Ideacodes Marriage Proposal
To @emilychang – After fifteen years of blissful happiness I would like to ask for your hand in marriage? -maxkiesler (Max Kiesler)
@maxkiesler – yes, i do! -emilychang (Emily Chang) read more
This week Facebook, the world’s largest social networking site with over 400 million users, introduced a new series of profiles entitled read more