Facebook’s Gmail Killer, Project Titan, Is Coming On Monday

Image via CrunchBase Back in February we wrote about Facebook’s secret Project Titan — a web-based email client that we hear is unofficially referred to internally as its “Gmail killer”. Now we’ve heard from sources that this is indeed what’s coming on Monday during Facebook’s special event, alongside personal @facebook.com email addresses for users. This isn’t … Continue reading Facebook’s Gmail Killer, Project Titan, Is Coming On Monday

Richard Branson on ‘Social’ Relations

People no longer want to be sold to; they want companies to help them find an informed way to buy the right product or service at the right price. They still watch ads, but often online rather than on TV, and they’re much more likely to view ads that friends have recommended. When something goes … Continue reading Richard Branson on ‘Social’ Relations

Now Cheryl Cole Fans Can Check-In To Billboards

Image by shahid1618 via Flickr Brands have moved quickly to incorporate Facebook Places into their advertising strategy, with the latest campaign urging people to “check-in” to billboards across the UK for singer Cheryl Cole. TechCrunch reports that the campaign, designed by media agency MediaCom and Polydor Records, gives fans a chance to win two free … Continue reading Now Cheryl Cole Fans Can Check-In To Billboards

5 Things Every New Facebook User Should Do Immediately

Image via CrunchBase Facebook works. Don’t have a Facebook account? Last time I checked, there were more than 500 million people in the world, so I know there are a few of you. If you are new to Facebook, there are some tips you should definitely do on your newly created account that take priority … Continue reading 5 Things Every New Facebook User Should Do Immediately

How to Combine Your Facebook Profile for Both Business and Pleasure

Image via CrunchBase Despite publishing intimate details of their life, most people view Facebook as a very personal network; as a platform for pleasure not for business. But if you’re anything like me, your Facebook friends consist of people from a cross section of your life; some personal friends who you’ve known for years, some … Continue reading How to Combine Your Facebook Profile for Both Business and Pleasure

With new Facebook Groups, FriendFeed’s gone mainstream. Two years late.

Image via CrunchBase What’s really striking about the new Facebook Groups is that they truly are “FriendFeed gone mainstream”. When I first saw the new Facebook Groups I thought, “My, they look a lot like FriendFeed”. That’s no surprise either, the team that pioneered realtime discussion and sharing groups at FriendFeed now works at Facebook … Continue reading With new Facebook Groups, FriendFeed’s gone mainstream. Two years late.