Forcing Facebook to notice new images on your pages

For the past week, one of the websites I manage has been running a “12 days of Christmas sale”. Rather than creating a new article for each day, they’re updating a single article every day with a new deal. Each new deal has it’s own cute little image next to it.

Facebook has stopped posting to Twitter

For the last few days, Twitter and Facebook users have been abuzz about linked accounts suddenly no longer linking. People have reported that, while tweets still post to Facebook, the reverse is no longer true… Facebook posts are not being tweeted, and haven’t been for several days now.

9 tips for protecting your digital life

So much of our lives is online nowadays… and most of the time we don’t really think too hard about how secure our data is. We trust that our passwords are strong enough that no one will guess them. We trust that the services we sign up for have solid protection. But how safe are […]

SOPA Blackout: The Aftermath

In the wake of SOPA Blackout Day, we’ve seen once again the dangers of angering the interwebz. We’ve also sent a very loud message that those of of who grew up in the age of computers and social media will not stand by and let clueless politicians destroy what we’ve had a hand in building.

Anti-SOPA tools for webmasters and users alike

As more and more internet users get involved in the SOPA/PIPA debate, more and more tools have been developed by the techies among us to show just how serious we are about keeping our internet free. Everything from plugins to directories to mobile apps have launched in recent weeks. Here are just a few of them.

Google Plus for Businesses has finally arrived

Google took it’s next step toward becoming real competition for Facebook today. The long-awaited (by businesses, anyway) Google+ Pages for brands launched this morning.

Do we need another social networking site?

How connected do we really need to be these days? Facebook is ubiquitous in virtually everyone’s lives anymore, as is Twitter, and (in the professional world, anyway) LinkedIn. Now we have Google+… well, those who’ve managed to score an invite to the limited field trial do, anyway. Reportedly, the invite system was shut down due to excessive demand.

Nikki Blight – Web/PHP Developer