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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

Photobox

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 ‘fb.me’ for ‘facebook’, so http://www.fb.me goes to the same place as http://www.facebook.com. … Continue reading

February 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

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