Do you dream of playing a part in a Hollywood movie? The new social media movie The Inside Experience allows you to do just that. You don't need to audition, just read this to find out how to get involved.
The potential for the social apps of the future is an exciting concept and hopefully the next “awesome” announcement will offer something new and useful, like teleportation apps, not another update to the Internet circa 2006.
If you have an urge to sucker punch your high school biology class partner for incessantly cultivating their Farmville farm and clogging up your newsfeed you can block them or, for an affordable $20, you can unleash the rage.
The woman with a tattoo sleeve of 152 of her Facebook friends, reported here yesterday, left some questioning the impact of social media in our lives. It turns out the tattoo was a hoax and an extremely effective publicity stunt, fueled by the impact social media does have in our modern world.
In a strange homage to social media, a Netherlands woman had a sleeve tattoo completed today and now has all 152 of her closest Facebook friends forever inked on her right arm. Or at least until number 64 gets a jealous girlfriend and has to ditch all of his female friends. Then she will have a tattoo of 151 friends and one of a guy named Steve.
To many, Facebook has all the intimacy of a phone book and the reason the sites above remain viable - they somehow corral the audience closer to themselves - reducing the ubiquitousness of our online lives.