While microblogging has helped free students from jails, as well as raised money for charity, it has also given a lot of us a good reason to procrastinate. This isn’t Twitter’s fault. We’ll always find nice and shiny things to do instead of work, but there’s a point where we have to say – enough
So you’ve set up your Shout’Em network and it’s growing steadily. Maybe you’ve already customized the look, but something’s still missing. Yes! Your own custom domain name… What is a Domain Name? A domain name is a web site address, such as our very own www.shoutem.com. Domain names come in all shapes and sizes. You
With even Oprah joining the microblogging world, the signal to noise ratio has shifted dramatically. It’s time to set things right. First on our list – the most inspiring and informative designers and developers you can follow, in no particular order: Eric Meyer is known as a web standards advocate who has written numerous books
Your avatar on a social network is the simplest way of letting others recognize you for who you are and personalizing your experience. No matter if you’re a teenager or already have teenagers of your own, an avatar is something you have to create yourself. We don’t want any standard AOL avatars, now do we?
Although these days we all prefer to stay within 140 characters, there are exceptions. We’ve compiled a list of six such exceptions in the form of books that will teach you everything you need to know about Twitter and microblogging. All the books are as fresh as the whole microblogging revolution so it’s only a
Facebook Connect lets users log in into Shout’Em networks using their Facebook login information. If you use Shout’Em under our subdomain (example.shoutem.com) you’ll have no problems setting up Facebook Connect. It works out of the box. However, if you setup a custom domain name (www.example.com) for your network, here are the steps to make it
Twitter is a simple tool. Very simple. Sometimes maybe even too simple. That’s why it’s so astonishing to see all the ways people have been using their backgrounds to make their profiles look better. From minimalistic patterns to advanced photorealistic illustrations, here are 25 of the best Twitter backgrounds of 2009. No Luck Needed Null
Shout”Em has been chosen one of three winners of Mini Seedcamp Ljubljana, along with Viidea and Yasmo Live. Seedcamp Ljubljana included 20 of the best early stage startups from the region (Slovenia, Crotia, Serbia, Romania,…). Representing Shout”Em at the event were Saša, our lead developer and COO; Viktor, our CEO who presented Shout”Em and myself.
“Grand utopian movement”, said one author about web 2.0… They call him the Antichrist of Silicon Valley. In Amsterdam, at The Next Web conference, we met probably the most prominent critic of Web 2.0, Mr. Andrew Keen. Mr. Keen is well known for his particular view of Web 2.0 as a “grand utopian movement”, describing
We’ve been invited to the 6th Annual European Investor Summit on May 13th in beautiful Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. As a member of Microsoft’s Bizspark program, we’re going to showcase Shout’Em at this very interesting event. Except for presentations of startups like ours, students participating in the Imagine cup will also have