New Facebook Scam – Oakleys Sunglasses Hoax

There is a new Facebook scam that promises you a Free Pair of Oakleys Sunglasses. Its not from Oakley sadly, so no free sunglasses, just a hoax. Slightly different to all of the other survey scams we have discussed. The message appears on your friends wall, so you think it must be safe he has done it, wrong! To celebrate the Summer, Oakley is giving away free shades to all Facebook users. Its a two step process this time where you have to first share the link and then like the page – Liking the page takes you to a survey that […]

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Where to find the URL or Link for a tweet or post on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and more.

Many people ask me how to find the direct url or link or address – for a tweet on Twitter or posts from other social networks so that they can repost elsewhere – maybe for a mission in Empire Avenue for instance. So here is how to… How to find the direct link of a tweet using Twitter.com 1. Click on your twitter name ( or someone elses) in your profile it will bring up a page that says view more tweets.   2. Find the tweet that you require, and hover over the right hand side – it will […]

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DrawingSomething Application including Bugs and Fixes

Its been all go recently with Intragram being bought by Facebook and now DrawSomething from OMGPOP being bought by Zynga of Farmville fame for massive amounts of money it seems. Hopefully Zynga will sort out some of the problems that people are experiencing. Where can I play DrawSomething If you still don’t know what Drawsomething is (where have you been?) – it is a drawing game similar to Pictionary where you draw a picture and people guess what it is, you can play this with Facebook friends or random people using the iPhone or iPad from iTunes. You can also play it directly from Facebook […]

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Fix for iPhone Twitter application not showing mentions

Twitter, iPhone and Android app not showing mentions for some users. I’ve seen people talking about this, one person said they hadn’t had an @ message – mention for 4 days, when pressing the connect tab – button. So searched twitter to find out how common it was, and I found quiet a few people complaining. No mentions showing up NO @ mentions on twitter I’m not getting replies on twitter My iPhone has gone bonkers No refresh on the twitter application Apparently twitter know about this and are working on a fix – I hope its quicker than the […]

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Pinpal the hot new dating service for Pinterest or an April fools joke?

The headline on Pinpal states – The new casual dating service for Pinterest fans. It’s more than influence – it’s Pinfluence!! I first noticed this today on @dannybrown ‘s website where he had the shocking title of PinPal Wants to Use Your Friends to Create a Sex Meat Market This created a lot of chatter and comments from various people including many tweets from Jimmy the co-founder of Pinpal – @pinpalwizard who obviously wasn’t happy that people were not saying good things about his site, which has just been launched in beta – midnight on the 31st of March. Great […]

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New Friends Reunited = Pinterest meets Flickr in an an antique shop.

Friends reunited was launched in the year 2000 in the UK and was soon to be the UK’s largest social network.  It allowed you to reunite with old school friends / work friends and later,  even people that lived in your childhood road. You could contact people via email on the site – but it tried to not allow you to give your msn or your email address to contact directly – there were ways around this but not everyone understood what michelle at msn dot com meant back in those days. Suddenly some add updates were made, there were […]

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