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Send me a PM with the account name. I'll verify it's you, then we can remove your account.
myspace has tried unsuccessfully to reinvent itself, but it is losing audience to Facebook.
I read this week that 97% of all people in the U.S. under age 50 are on Facebook. It's tough to beat that kind of momentum.May 3, 2011 at 3:42 am in reply to: is there going to be a next new big social network? #177337
This is slightly off-topic (hey, David started it!) but I've played with Color, and although they have great funding, I don't think they've figured out what they want to be yet. I think it's cool if either A) you're in a place where a lot of other Color users either are now (like a big conference) or B) where a lot of people HAVE been (like a popular venue where people would take lots of pics).
The trouble for Color is gaining that initial traction. Until there other other photos, it's pretty dull, boring and well, colorless.
My $0.02 worth.
Mmmmm… I'm hungry for some reason. I'll never look at another pie chart the same way.
@patndoris 254083 wrote:
Yay! Tapatalk loves BBB now![/quote]Excellent! Incidentally, do you prefer to use Tapatalk on your iPad vs. Safari and the full site?
@patndoris 254083 wrote:
I'll think on ideas. My favorite is security, of course, but that's not what the site is about so….[/quote]Why couldn't we cover security? It's a BIG blue ball… after all. 😀
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@patndoris 254072 wrote:
I am alive and reading :). Can you add updating the Tapatalk code to your laundry list of things to do? I get some notification about moderation not being enabled every time I launch it on an iDevice.[/quote]Done!
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Do you have any plans to make any changes to drive more conversation? Now that the spam is gone there seems to be quite a lull in activity.
Yes, I'm going to do some promotions beginning at the end of July. I want to do some upgrades first and get everything in top shape.
I'm looking at a contest as well as some targeted advertising. Do you have ideas or suggestions?
Hey staff! Please post a “hey” here in this thread just to let me know that you're actually still alive and kicking, and (at least occasionally) reading the forums. As an added bonus, I'll know you're looking at the new server. 🙂
A quick update: We've upgraded to the new server and–knock on wood–everything seems to be running as expected.
Next up, software updates and bug killing.
Please let me know if you run across any! (bugs, that is).
UPDATE: I've migrated everything to the new server… in fact, if you're reading this post, you are LOOKING at the new server (it's not on the old server).
The name server changes were submitted about an hour ago, and should propogate throughout the Internet within the next 20 hours (or sooner).
I haven't had a chance to test extensively, so please kick the tires and let me know if you find stuff that's broken.
It seems like that new plugin is doing the job nicely.
Next up, I'm moving BBB to a new server. Should be somewhat speedier, but gives me a chance to hunker down and do some housecleaning — so to speak — and get things running properly again.
Yeah, if you care about your accounts, it's best to use strong passwords, change them periodically. And NEVER use the same passwords for anything really critical (like bank info). And always — when possible — use the https option for email, twitter, facebook, etc.
There are two ways to approach this, and neither is perfect.
OPTION #1 – Host in one spot and link everywhere
You can upload and host the photos in one spot, then link to them from everywhere else. The best solution I've found for this is Flickr. You can upload to Flickr, then use the Share menu and it will give you the code (either HTML or BBCODE) for inserting on a blog or forum. If you configure the Yahoo application in Facebook, any new photos you post in Flickr will automatically get displayed on your Facebook wall.
The downside to this is that it's not as well integrated with other sides. For example, your Flickr photos may show on your wall, but they won't show in your Facebook albums. If someone clicks on the photo thumbnail to see the larger version, it takes them to Flickr.
OPTION #2 – Use an app or service to auto-upload everywhere.
There are a number of services and apps that will do this. If you're taking photos on an iPhone, I recommend Instagram. Instagram will let you configure connections to Flickr, Facebook, Twitter, Posterous, Tumblr and Foursquare.
Another alternative service is Ping.fm, which similarly allows you to upload once and have it sent to all the different sites you configure (Flickr, Facebook, etc.). They also have apps in addition to a web interface.
I use a hybrid approach with a little bit of Option #1 AND #2. It all depends on what I want to do.
Hope this helps. Let me know if you come across any other creative solutions.
This is a reply from Safari via my iPad.