birthday notification

The Gamification of LinkedIn

bubbles

Is it just us, or is LinkedIn becoming almost as much of a time suck as Facebook? Ever since the company rolled out Endorsements, networking with colleagues on the site is more like playing a game of “Snood” by yourself. And that’s not all that LinkedIn is doing to keep you active on your page.

Read more

Mediabistro Course

Podcasting

PodcastingLearn to develop, create, and launch your own podcast! Starting October 23, Steve Belaner, the host of the weekly podcast The Gamut, will teach you how to determine the goals of your podcast, perfect your concept, contact and book guests, market your podcast,  and get your show up and running in just a few weeks. Register now!

Facebook Ensures You'll Never Forget Birthdays Again

Frankly, I’m wondering why Facebook took this long to implement this feature or service. Friendster has a birthday reminder for a long time now, where it sends you Birthday reminders of your friends through email alerts. And I must admit that I found Friendster’s birthday reminder alerts pretty useful in ensuring that I get to meet my friends on time which they found rather amusing sometimes since they don’t expect me to remember their birthdays. Anyway Facebook has the feature now and you just need to do a little tweaking on your Facebook account to have it activated. Read more