follr a digital identity website

Follr a digital identity website

Founders Stephen Fells and Mark Wayman call Follr a digital identity website.  Follr is a personally branded website that can be used as your initial point of contact, like you would use a business card but digitally.  Follr suggest that they solve the problem of our ever changing social identities getting lost and fragmented by storing all of our content and professional or personal information, ie our digital identity. So, I signed up for a free trial of follr in October to test and see what it was all about, I set up my profile, added my links, followed/friended a […]

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Do you need more followers?

DO YOU NEED MORE FOLLOWERS? People seem to be scrambling to get more followers, circles, likes, friends but the question is why do you need more followers.  Do you want a larger follower base on Twitter just to look important or to create engagement, interest in your website, brand awareness or sales? Businesses and professionals should not be asking how can I get more followers but how can I create a quality audience of a decent quantity, that is the trick.  Lots of fake followers are easy to get but are they the right followers? Its easy to spot people […]

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Social Network Emails – Your account may have been compromised – What to do.

Users are still concerned after receiving emails saying that their accounts might have been compromised or the one entitled –  Important information regarding your security and privacy from social networking sites –  Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest. The problem arose when Zendesk  who store and organise emails for customer support and help desks for these social networks had their systems hacked. Zendesk believe that during the security breach personal information such as email addresses linked to these platforms may have been downloaded by the hacker. Quote from the zendesk blog  We believe that the hacker downloaded email addresses of users who contacted those three customers for […]

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Social networking at its best with Favo.rs

Favo.rs is a social networking platform where users can trade help for free.  Favo.rs officially launched about two weeks ago and as far as I can make out is the work of Adam Rodnitzky, George Aspland and Scott Roberts who are all listed as co-founders. I signed up today for favo.rs and I have enjoyed helping a few people out, and finding out all about it, I think it is going to be a great “help” to all. It is simple to sign up – you can just log in with your Facebook, Linkedin or Twitter and link the others and […]

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Need an honest opinion? Ask Opinionaided.

Do you need an honest opinion on something? Opinionaided is a mobile social networking application designed for asking opinions and advice to a large community in real-time.   Similar to Quora (which came after)  but from what I’ve seen it seems that this one is more used by the younger generation for questions such as –  Do you like my new hairstyle?  or Am I good-looking  –  whereas Quora is more for business type questions I find.  However, you can filter these questions out and just go to a specific topic. Opinionaided was launched in 2010 by founder Dan Kurani and […]

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Where have all the Twitter stats gone

Where have all the Twitter stats gone? – Twitter Counter

All of my old trusted favourite Twitter stats tools have gone, like twitter analyzer and tweet stats, well Tweetstats is still running but only up to July and the stats are incorrect. Where have all the Twitter stats gone? I used to love these types of graph stats, they gave you interesting fun statistics for our social networking site Twitter, such as who you @ the most tweets per hour reply stats what you tweet about location of tweeters There are plenty of new analyzers that give you information such as what your influence is and your score due to how often […]

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