Category Archives: Social Media

Twitter goes down, what’s the fallback service?

So Twitter is experiencing an apparent DOS (denial of service) attack. That begs the question: If twitter goes down, and twitter is the main way people get their updates, how would anyone know? Since, obviously, you can’t tweet out that Twitter is down, where do you turn to get a mass message out to all your friends that they can no longer follow you on twitter until the issue is resolved? Continue reading

Facebook is becoming the new AOL

I’m beginning to hear my co-workers and friends start to complain about Facebook. The complaints aren’t centered around the latest homepage changes or the some feature that changed, as has been the case in recent months with Facebook making updates to its design and user experience. No, these folks complaining are concerned about one thing: old people.
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