Online Lists. Email/Social. Web Apps. The Always Up-to-Date Guide to Managing Your Facebook Privacy. Post-hoc Analysis of InstaWifi’s Launch. Launching My First Android App Ever On July 24th, I launched InstaWifi, my first Android app into the market.
InstaWifi enables you to connect and share wifi networks instantly with the people who you care about. It was my first Android app that I released in the market, and I was pretty excited to see how it would turn out. It’s quite amazing if you think about it, that a random guy (like me) behind a computer screen today in 2012, can reach out to an audience of thousands of people on the Internet to announce a new product. It’s a random thought but a powerful one — a thought that reminds us of how closely connected we are to other people in this world.
My marketing strategy was simple for InstaWifi, generate viral growth on social networks, and reach out to several news sources online to get some big pageviews so that it will trickle down to smaller blogs, news sources, and social networks. First Up, YouTube Narwhals and Bacon….midnight whatever Reddit is awesome. App Downloads r/android. #3038363. On Internet Virulence. There are a million and one reasons why the internet is the greatest thing since using soap to prevent the black plague.
But one of the most interesting aspects of the internet is its ability to make something “go viral”. The internet having this capability certainly makes sense. But what types of things “go viral” and why? Below are three experiences I’ve had with internet virulence. I hope that the drastic differences between each is obvious. ShelvAR A video about ShelvAR was my first experience with something “going viral” on the internet. I Just Can’t Wait For Booty One of my side hobbies is creating mashups. So this is happening… Yesterday some of my coworkers and I were goofing around and took a stupid picture.
Update, 2012-08-08: My buddy, Paul, ended up putting together a video of the pictures. I have no idea what I’m doing I can’t explain why some things go viral and others don’t. Better Than Dropbox: The 6 Quickest Ways To Share Any File With Anyone. I love Dropbox.
Ever since I found it a few years ago, the way I share files with friends, family and colleagues has changed completely. Dropbox, and similar services, make sharing big files and multiple files as easy as saving them on your own computer. What could be better? The first signs of trouble start if the person or people you want to share with don’t use Dropbox. True, it only takes a few minutes to set up, if they’re computer savvy, but what if they aren’t? Below you will find a list of extra simple file-sharing services. Dropcanvas Dropcanvas is a beautiful file-sharing platform, which makes use of “canvases”. A canvas is limited to 5GB, but you can create as many as you wish, so there is no actual limit to the amount of files you can store and share this way.
Pastelink. » Cool Websites and Tools [July 14th 2012] Best Websites. The Internet is a big place, with a lot of content — about one billion websites, at last count of which 180 million are active.
Because the web is constantly changing, it can be hard to keep track of which sites have the best content and resources. To help make things a little easier, we’ve compiled an enormous list of the best websites on the Internet, in fourteen handy categories. The websites on this list are those that we consider to be the best: genuinely useful, top-of-the-line sites that will get you what you need. We update this list regularly, so check back periodically, and be sure to tell your friends! Categories: Movies | Music | News | Shopping | Productivity | Learning | Social | Search | Online Privacy | Browsing | Finance | Books | Software | Files Movies Netflix Hulu Plus Hulu Plus, Netflix ad-funded younger brother, is a little rougher around the edges than Netflix — but also more profitable. Amazon Prime Instant Video Rotten Tomatoes Movie tickets are expensive. IMDb YouTube. Let the EFF Convince You to Sign the Declaration of Internet Freedom. I share your skepticism of 'clickivism' as you describe it.
Clicking 'like' on Facebook isn't going to change things, and we want the Declaration to be much more than that. First, it a collaboration with over 100 different organizations, and hopefully the number of people who sign it will be so huge that Congress cannot ignore it. Second, we want users to comment on it, change it, and improve it as well. This is a collaborative process, not just a passive statement. And most importantly, we need everyone to follow through and *tell* their congressmen how they need to abide by the declaration if they want our votes. Declaration of Internet Freedom. Where the Web Archives Are. Super Start - enjoyfreeware.org. The Always Up-to-Date Power User's Guide to Firefox. Master Your Browser's Tabs with These Tricks and Extensions.