- The LinkedIn Blog » Blog Archive Get on the inside track with “Company Follow” «
Cool new feature from linkedin
(categories: socialsoftware linkedin socialobjects )
- The Open Graph Protocol
The Open Graph protocol enables any web page to become a rich object in a social graph.
(categories: facebook opengraph socialsoftware microformats graph rdfa )
- Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life – Facebook’s Open Graph Protocol from a Web Developer’s Perspective
Great rundown on what Open Graph is all about.
(categories: facebook semanticweb socialsoftware graph social opengraph )
- Should managers know how to code? « Scott Berkun
- The end of the killer feature « Scott Berkun
Quote: ".. But today, with websites, iPhone apps, and web browser plugins. new feature additions are cheap(er) and can roll in at any time: the feature set matters, but it matters less. What matters more are the overall user experience and the quality and depth of the plugins/apps available for people to use."
(categories: software innovation upgrades appstore plugins )
- Designing for Social Interaction – Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design
Quote: "Our social web tools must start to understand the strength of ties, that we have stronger relationships with some people than with others." I agree and would extend that to "things", Foursquare shows you a bunch of places that are "nearby" but calls out your favorites above those.
(categories: design ux interaction usability social socialsoftware )
- Email Is Still The Best Login
Quote: "… What I do care about is that there seems to be a natural convergence on email as the user id and authentication via widely pervasive services like Facebook and Twitter rather than entertainingly complex approaches like Oath."
(categories: email authentication oauth identity sso )
- How I Did It: Jerry Murrell, Five Guys Burgers and Fries
Quote: "… There was this little hamburger place where I grew up in northern Michigan. Almost everyone in our town, except the uppity uppities, ate the burgers. Even though the owner had a cat, which he’d pet while cooking. People called them fur burgers, but they still ate them because they were good."
(categories: entrepreneurship inspiration food business burgers )
- rc3.org – The secret of the iPhone app store
The power of the long tail for app stores is that everyone can find and share a handful of quirky little apps that really excite them for whatever reason. And when they share those apps, they’re essentially shilling for the platform, not the specific apps. Every time two people pull out their iPhones in a crowd and start trading recommendations for incredibly niche apps that fit their specific interests, everyone who doesn’t have an iPhone feels like they’re missing out.
(categories: platform iphone appstore longtail )
- Facebook | Facebook Design: Liveblogging Designing the First Fifteen Minutes
Rob Goodlatte is a product designer at Facebook who worked for over a year on the new user experience. Daniel Burka was formerly the Creative Director at Digg, and is now at Tinyspeck making a game called Glitch.
(categories: design ux ui socialsoftware games )