Google+ & Twitter Feel the Love; Facebook Feels the Hate

Published on Author Eli Fennell

  Disclaimer:  I am on all three of the aforementioned social networks.  There was a time when my preferred social network was Facebook, followed by Twitter, but these days it’s becoming Google+, Twitter, and Facebook.  I am not part of any other social networks, unless one counts YouTube, which is more social media, the video… Continue reading Google+ & Twitter Feel the Love; Facebook Feels the Hate

Facebook Hasn’t Killed Google by a Long Shot

Published on Author Eli Fennell

In an article on ITWORLD this morning, 2011: The year Facebook Killed Google, blogger Dan Tynan makes the case that we may look back at 2011 as the year that Facebook rose and Google began to fall as a leader in connecting us online. In his own words, “A few weeks ago I began to… Continue reading Facebook Hasn’t Killed Google by a Long Shot

Facebook is Delusional About Advertising (and It Could Hurt Them)

Published on Author Eli Fennell

In case you missed it, the state of California is allowing lawsuits against Facebook.  The charges?  It boils down to Facebook not paying advertising sponsors.  Facebook is doing that? you ask.  Well, that depends on who you ask, Facebook, or every other rational thinking person on Earth. The issue revolves around their Likes, specifically they way… Continue reading Facebook is Delusional About Advertising (and It Could Hurt Them)

Why Facebook Can Only Be Defeated By Facebook

Published on Author Eli Fennell

It’s pretty obvious, by now, that Facebook won’t be killed.  Google, Microsoft, Twitter, even Apple could and in some cases have thrown their best stuff at Facebook, and yet it keeps going.  Why?  One sentence: everybody I know is on it.  Very true. Everybody you know is on it.  Your best friends, your roommates, your… Continue reading Why Facebook Can Only Be Defeated By Facebook

A Facebook Phone is About Developers, Not Consumers

Published on Author Eli Fennell

Many are wondering why Facebook would be planning to build a smartphone, when there just doesn’t seem to be much demand for one.  How many people live their lives so completely on Facebook they would want such a thing?  Probably very few… in its first iteration, at least.  People are wary enough about how much… Continue reading A Facebook Phone is About Developers, Not Consumers

Facebook Timeline

Facebook Timeline: A Solution for Problems They Created

Published on Author Eli Fennell

There it is… my Facebook Timeline.  I have to admit, I think it’s pretty gorgeous to look at.  It’s also uber creepy, and destroys what I think was the original idea behind Facebook.  Facebook was a substitute for phone lists, text messaging, instant messaging, email, online photo buckets, and other modes of electronic communication (besides… Continue reading Facebook Timeline: A Solution for Problems They Created