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Tag: Social Networking

Twitter and Facebook Shoes: Tweet With Your Feet?

Twitter and Facebook Shoes: Tweet With Your Feet?
Would you ever buy Twitter or Facebook shoes? With the amount of people using these services, I’m sure that there is a market for these. These adidas concept shoes were designed by Gerry Mckay. Personally, I wouldn’t buy these.

USB Gadget Allows Your Dog to Twitter as Well! Yippie!

USB Gadget Allows Your Dog to Twitter as Well! Yippie!
If you haven’t got enough tweets to read, you can make sure that you pollute the Twitter-verse even further, thanks to this USB device, which allows your dog to tweet as well. The Canine Twitterer allows your pet to automatically send tweets, which can then be posted to any social networking site.

Twitter Mug: Custom Mug From Twitter Profile Pics

Twitter Mug: Custom Mug From Twitter Profile Pics
Nope, this mug won’t tweet for you, but it will show off all the people you follow on Twitter. While a tweeting mug could be kind of cool, it would be pretty useless unless you’d be able to input some swanky 140-character tweets.

The Social Network Movie Trailer: Are You Still Using Facebook?

The Social Network Movie Trailer: Are You Still Using Facebook?
Are you still using Facebook? Of course you are. Well, this October, you will be watching it on the big screen, because Mark Zuckerberg’s story will come to your neighborhood multiplex, courtesy of acclaimed director David Fincher.

Notificator: Primitive Twitter or High-Tech Bulletin Board?

Notificator: Primitive Twitter or High-Tech Bulletin Board?
The article below, published in 1935 in the magazine Modern Mechanix, shows off a “robot messenger” called the Notificator, a gadget so nice Boing Boing posted it twice:

Openbook: Share Everything With Everyone, Even if You Don’T Want to

Openbook: Share Everything With Everyone, Even if You Don’T Want to
Amidst the controversy surrounding Facebook and privacy issues, Openbook was launched. It’s a search engine that can trawl everything that’s published on Facebook that isn’t private. If you didn’t know about this, then you should most definitely go and change your privacy settings.

Google Wave Now Available to Everyone, Still Confusing

Google Wave Now Available to Everyone, Still Confusing
Google’s newfangled instant email brainstorming organizer to-do list thing, Wave, is now open to everyone, no invites needed. So you and your friends, relatives and colleagues can now collaborate in real time and figure out once and for all how you’re supposed to use Wave.

Apple Iie Gets Twitter on 5.25-Inch Floppy

Apple Iie Gets Twitter on 5.25-Inch Floppy
It’s always nice to see old school technology brought back from the dead to serve some modern purpose. In this case, we’re looking at an old Apple IIe, customized to display posts from Twitter. Modder Yergacheffe had to MacGyver together a PC to Apple II interface to transfer data from a modern PC’s USB port.

Recognizr Puts Facial Recognition on Android Phones

Recognizr Puts Facial Recognition on Android Phones
Recognizr is an app for the Android platform which allows you to simply snap a picture and automatically pair up the face with publicly-available data and information stored on your phone. Created by the guys at The Astonishing Tribe (or tat for short) and leveraging Polar Rose’s facial recognition platform, Recognizr not only can connect faces with your mobile device’s address book, but it can match the person’s face to social networking profiles and automatically allow you to identify the user by face.

Feisbuk is the Analog Version of Facebook

Feisbuk is the Analog Version of Facebook
Getting tired of wasting all your time online on facebook? Well, I discovered a great solution to your problems. The feisbuk notebook is a real-world, pen and paper manifestation of facebook, letting people jot down their info and draw a profile picture, as well as putting down something on their “wall”.

Reddit Brings Bacon Scent to Your Shower

Reddit Brings Bacon Scent to Your Shower
Don’t fret if that title doesn’t make any sense. This bacon-scented soap celebrating reddit’s admittedly adorable mascot doesn’t make any sense, either, except that, well, the alien is cute, and bacon is delicious. But with those truisms out of the way, there’s no explaining the bacon reddit soap.

Beds on Facebook: Furniture Revolution

Beds on Facebook: Furniture Revolution
It’s pretty normal these days to keep a blog or Twitter account. Some people even set up social networking accounts for their infant children, or even their pets. One intrepid person has pushed the envelope, however, into a realm heretofore unimagined: she’s got a bed with its own not-inconsiderable fanbase on Facebook.