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Archive for the ‘Social Networking’ Category



Here are some more features of Google Plus – a brand new social networking site from Google which was released a couple of weeks ago. Learn how to use huddles, Instant uploads and Sparks in this article. Continue reading

Google has recently launched a brand new social network called Google plus. Google Plus has a lot of unique features e.g Circles, hangouts, huddles, sparks and its definitely more cleaner than Facebook and other social sites. Continue reading

Facebook has recently launched a questions feature which allows you to ask questions to all or specific Facebook friends of your choice. Facebook Questions is designed in such a way that you can get answers from any Facebook user, without having to ask the same question to each of your friends separately. Continue reading

Am Waiting For

Sunday, June 26th, 2011

Have you ever had something you were waiting for? Maybe you’ve been waiting for a package, promotion, trip, or event? Well, now you don’t have to wait alone! Continue reading

Museum of Me

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

Do you use Facebook? If so, I have a nifty treat for you. Intel brings you the Museum of Me – an interesting way to explore the archive of your online social life. Continue reading

Create a Facebook Friends List

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Learn how you can keep your Facebook friends organized by making friends lists! Keep family in one, friends and co-workers in another! It’s easy! Continue reading

Removing EasyBitsGO

Monday, June 6th, 2011

If you’re a Skype user, you may have recently noticed something called EasyBits GO running on your system. If you’d like to learn more about it, or if you’d like to learn one way to get rid of it, this tip is for you. Continue reading

Super Secure Facebook

Monday, April 25th, 2011

Learn how you can browse Facebook with a secure connection (https), with this handy tip! Continue reading

Audio Problems With Skype

Monday, April 18th, 2011

Clay from Lexington, NC asks:

I just bought a headset microphone and I am trying to use it with Skype, but I am not having any luck. I have gone to Control Panel, speech, audio and set that up no luck; opened accessibility then sound recorder which works but when I go back to Skype, still no

Tweet More Consistently with Buffer

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

Tweet-tweet-tweet-tweet! Don’t worry, we haven’t gone cuckoo here at Worldstart…yet. This snappy little tip is going to show you how to get your life back from a tweet hungry twitter account.

“But we’ll lose followers if we don’t keep updating our status throughout the day!” Never fear, there are simpler ways to keep a steady flow of tweets other than constantly

Facebook Language Fun

Friday, April 1st, 2011

Learn how to turn your Facebook page upside-down with this tip! Continue reading

Disable the New Facebook Photo Viewer

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Do you hate the new photo viewer on Facebook? Well, here’s a temporary fix you can try to get the old-style photo viewer back! Continue reading

IM Sounds

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Because I hate talking on the phone, most of my communication with my friends tends to go on over IM. One thing that I’ve noticed, though, is that most IM default sounds are barely audible. And, since I’m not usually sitting at my computer, I can’t hear the default sounds. So I’ve changed all of my sounds to louder, more easily audible sounds, and here’s how

Tag Friends in Facebook Status Updates

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Learn how to tag friends in your Facebook posts with this handy tip! Continue reading

In the News 2-02-11

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Now you don’t see it… now you do.



The FDA has approved a technological first to combat the leading cause of blindness in elderly people: a tiny telescope implanted in one eye.

Nearly 2 million Americans have advanced macular degeneration, an incurable eye disease

New YouTube Homepage

Monday, January 3rd, 2011


It looks like YouTube has started rolling out their new homepage features. These experimental changes add more real-time functionality, such as the ability to delete videos simply by putting your mouse pointer over it and clicking the “x”, and placing recent likes and favorites right on your homepage, so you can find them easily later on.

There’s more, too, but it’s much better if I just… Continue reading

Spokeo: Privacy and Frustration

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

I recently discovered Spokeo, an online reference that contains more personal information than most people would probably like to see gathered in one place. Spokeo describes themselves as, “Not your grandma’s phone book”. I’ll say. The information available for free includes address, phone number, street view of your home (if available), estimated income (we found this estimation to be way off), estimated value of your home (again, not very… Continue reading

Download Your Facebook Information

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

This tip describes how to download all of your Facebook information in just a few easy-to-follow steps. Continue reading

Promoting Your Photography with Facebook

Monday, December 20th, 2010

How to be a Facebook Photographer

With Facebook capturing the imagination of many, it’s natural to showcase your photography skills on this social network. If your images are good, you could connect with like-minded individuals who might hire you for their work or better still, buy your ready made photo prints.

So here is how you go about promoting yourself as a photographer and… Continue reading

Social Media Keyboard Shortcuts

Friday, December 17th, 2010

With all of the social media schtuff going on, I thought that people who “Tweet” and post schtuff to Facebook and strut their videos for YouTube and blog and share photos might like some keyboard shortcuts, so I looked and looked, found some, and now they’re yours.

Blogger Keyboard Shortcuts
Ctrl + B Bold Text Ctrl + I Italic Text Ctrl + U Underline Text Ctrl

Unblock a Facebook Friend’s News Feed

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

So, I blocked the newsfeeds of a friend on Facebook a long time ago. It was so long ago, in fact, that I can’t remember why I did it, exactly. The point is, that it’s time for forgiveness. It’s the holidays, after all!

So, here’s how you unblock a friend’s newsfeeds on Facebook.

First, log into your Facebook account and scroll all… Continue reading

Custom Facebook Friends

Monday, December 13th, 2010

The days are gone where you’d hear “I have more friends than you!”, when it comes to social networking. It’s all about taste now – and presentation, too. That’s why today’s tip is going to show you how to customize which friends appear on your Facebook page.

First, log in to Facebook, then click on Profile in the upper right-hand corner of the screen.… Continue reading

Blogging with Tumblr

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Blogging has changed the way we use news media. In this modern era, news media is divided into online news content from Web 2.0 sites and newspaper content that is the traditional news most people prefer to read. However, no matter what ventures newspapers make to establish an online business, they will always be distinct and a step behind blogs.

A newspaper has… Continue reading

Social Media Sobriety Test

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

According to Webroot, who offer the Social Media Sobriety Test to Firefox users, “Nothing good happens online after 1 am”. This test is designed to prevent you from making that regrettable late night Facebook post, where you call your boss things that, in the comics, require all those odd text characters to describe. That %*#@$ made me work so late, that I barely had enough time to get drunk and… Continue reading

Selective Facebook Posting

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

Facebook is a wonderful tool to connect with family and friends, problem is that some of the time we’d like the things we post to only be viewable by certain people.

For example, my wife (fiancée at the time) was trying to collaborate with some mutual Facebook friends on what type of wedding cake to surprise me with. She managed to get opinions, ideas and even a… Continue reading

LinkedIn Tutorial 2

Friday, June 4th, 2010

LinkedIn is a website designed for professional networking. In the previous tutorial, we talked about how to get your profile started, edit your contact settings, and how to receive, send and request recommendations. As you are well on your way to creating your own personal and professional network, let’s learn more about how to use LinkedIn and its many features!

Once you are signed… Continue reading

Social Networking Job Search

Monday, May 17th, 2010

Q:
I need a job badly. I have been to every internet job site available, to no avail. I had heard that Social Networking can help one get a job. How would I go about doing this?

A:
Yeah, a job is a rare commodity these days. Everybody needs all the help that they can get, so you’re on the right track. Great question!… Continue reading

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