Ep. 520: Where we hire a new Twitterererer Video
President-elect Barack Obama speaks with Steve Kroft about his thoughts and goals as our nation's next Commander-in-Chief.
How are the Democratic delegates getting out their party's message while at the Democratic National Convention? Are they texting like Obama? Social networking on Twitter or Facebook? Or relying on the old standards: phone and e-mail? CNET's Kara Tsuboi wanders Denver's Pepsi Center to find out.
A Mitsubishi elevator accepts voice commands, Opera launches a mobile app store, and a study shows the problem of measuring your value via your social networks.
Keeping up with all of your social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, and LinkedIn can be a full-time job. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on two free services that can help you streamline your online social activity and help you maintain control over all of your various accounts.
Howard Dean, head of the Democratic National Committee, speaks about how the convention is more "green" this year and also about Barack Obama's candidacy.
It's a battle for bragging rights between the two sultans of social networking.
Like most social-networking sites, Twitter isn't immune to lurkers, fakes, and creeps. The 404 Twitter account received over 600 followers in the last 24 hours, which leads us to believe that we're either becoming wildly popular or more likely, the new adds are demonized accounts; in other words, people that had their accounts taken over by a spam bot. This has to stop, Biz--stop teasing our egos!
The best downloadable applications for accessing Twitter's social network.
Cyworld.com will officially be released in the U.S. on Aug. 15, 2006. The site recalls "The Sims" or "Second Life" with the incorporation of avatars, but is similar to MySpace.com in its more basic functions (photo uploading, journaling, networking). CNET's Neha Tiwari, a self-proclaimed social-networking site addict, explores Cyworld to see how it stacks up to MySpace. Read Neha's blog on the subject here.
At the F8 event in San Francisco, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook.com's founder, announces that the social-networking company will accept third-party applications on the site. CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari talks with Glimpse, Attendio, Uber, Bunchball and Plum about how they plan to display their widgets on Facebook.