Using Google App Engine as Your Own Content Delivery Network
I was asked yesterday to give a training day to college lecturers and it was all fairly run of the mill stuff like showing them advanced features on Facebook and Youtube and some of the upcoming trends. These were lecturers from the hospitality industry who wanted to empower their students with social media knowledge to send them out in to the big bad commercial world with. Towards the end one person asked me a simple enough question that caught me off guard “If you only had one hour to teach students about social media what 5 things would you tell about?” Social media has many stands – Here are the 5 main trends in 2011
NOTE: At the f8 Developer Conference in Sept 2011, Facebook announced that on June 1, 2012 FBML will be completely disabled : “1. FBML Deprecation: FBML apps will no longer work on Platform. All FBML endpoints are removed as of June 1, 2012.”
Samples & How-Tos If you want to dive into code, you've come to the right place. These samples are all available on GitHub . iOS Apps Scrumptious Scrumptious is a timeline app that lets people post about meals they ate.
I bookmark a huge amount of content and rather than keeping it all for myself I thought I would split down some of the best stuff in to 10 categories relating to social media and share the best 100 posts in 2011 so far. You are never going to be able to get through all of these in one go but they do all come from the best people in the business and there is a great mixture of inspiration, practical tips and ways of generally expanding your knowledge of social media. There is something to suit everybody here from twitter and Facebook to how to improve your own blog and also larger resources that you can digest in greater detail. The 100 social media blog posts from 2011 you need to bookmark