the tech post

This blog is about technology, software and social media. It's aimed as much towards 'normal' people as the tech savvy. The author is Tony Gallacher.

Monthly Archives: February, 2012

Squatting or ‘who’s been sitting in *my* Twitter handle?’

One of the annoying and – if you ask me – anti-social aspects of the web is the concept of squatting. If you can’t get the Twitter handle you want, … Continue reading

February 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Linking Facebook Pages to Twitter

Why on earth would I want to create a Facebook ‘Page,’ I already have a personal Facebook account? Aside from the obvious reasons such as; you are in a band, … Continue reading

February 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

Do you have social media exhaustion?

Keeping up with social media has become a bit like that old Disney cartoon where Bugs Bunny plays all the positions during a baseball game. It feels as though you … Continue reading

February 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Facebook Information Vampire

The other day, I posted a comment on Facebook, suggesting that the hipster who owns this car would be after a *pre-sale* copy of the new Belle and Sebastian album … Continue reading

February 26, 2012 · 2 Comments


If you haven’t used Photobox, it’s a great way to create books of your digital images. Photobox delivers decent quality books that look professional and the interface is easy to … Continue reading

February 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Short Facebook URLs

In case you haven’t noticed, Facebook has its own URL shortener, which you can use. You can substitute ‘’ for ‘facebook’, so goes to the same place as … Continue reading

February 25, 2012 · Leave a comment





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