So, we’ve reached the final part of our look at how the ‘log-in’ or ‘home’ [if you’re unregistered!] pages of the major social networking websites have changed, especially in their relation to being a shop window for the service that is membership of each particular website. We’ve looked at Twitter and Youtube, and at the […]

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So, in part one of my series charting how social networking sites have visibly changed (and the impact of these changes) over the past few years, we discussed Twitter, a website that was born-and-bred to be a social networking / communication site. In this edition, we’ll be looking at a website that wasn’t always heading […]

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If you’re a keen follower of this blog (which I somehow doubt), you’ll know that it’s my (frankly, rather pathetic) attempt to cobble all of the things that I’m passionate about into one place, whilst earning a few pennies on the side (yup, those ads, unfortunately, aren’t decorative). Recently, though, you’ll have noticed that I’ve […]

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Like a group of teenagers with their fads, or a woman with her clothes, social networking giant Facebook has suddenly changed again. If Mark Zuckerberg hadn’t asked his loyal and numerous users to master enough user interfaces already, another one has come along to baffle them and question why they use the site. We were […]

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Years ago, when you first logged onto the then social networking hotshot Myspace, you would have had one friend. It wouldn’t have been a friend that you knew, a friend that you necessarily cared about, or a friend who impacted your life. It was just a caucasian guy, sitting by a scribbled-on whiteboard in an […]

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What is Twitter? Launched in 2006, twitter has changed the internet, and the various types of communication and microblogging that exist. Celebrities like Stephen Fry, Pete Wentz, and Ashton Kutcher have since created a bandwagon, and where you used to hear “What’s twitter!?” after you’ve brought it up, you now hear “YEAH, @REPLY ME!!!!” Twitter […]

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