Dave Morin who helped construct Facebook Connect and the Facebook Platform has left the company this year to start his own company called Path for photo sharing. Morin said “it is not another social network he has created, but a personal network.” Morin also goes on to say that “if you look at how these networks [have grown] they start out really high-quality and as more and more people join, it becomes hard to find people you care about.” This is one of the main reasons that I do not have a Facebook account. I think that the original reason for Facebook-for college students-to connect has gotten out of hand with online dating, pedophiles, teenager use, and scantily-clad dressed people. Facebook is more than social networking where you peers can peep into your every move, if you post personal information to your page. (more…)
Archive for November 20, 2010
Kohl’s has really stepped up the competition, with lines from celebrities such as Lauren Conrad, Vera Wang and Daisy Fuentes, this department store chain is adding Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony to the mix! I am super excited to see their new line. It’s great that celebrities design affordable clothes at affordable department stores. Lopez’s line will feature women’s sportswear, handbags, jewelry and dresses. Marc’s men’s line will feature ties, sports coats, shoes and dress shirts. The couple may move in on home accessories also.
I really like that blogging has taken off. What I like about blogging is that it offers “civilians” like me, a chance to voice my opinions without going through radio channels, news channels, magazine and newspaper editors, etc. It will be interesting to see in the future, if television and newspapers will be fading out as the go to site for news, and bloggers and YouTube videos will be the pseudo journalists? Are [media outlets] ready to learn something from Hollywood, as the Online Journalism Review writes? (more…)