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How to enable facebook Timelines

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Here’s how to do it:1. Log into Facebook2. Enable developer mode, if you haven’t already. To do this, type “developer” into the Facebook search box, click the first result (it should be an app made by Facebook with a few hundred thousand users), and add the app.3. Jump into the developer app (if Facebook doesn’t put you there automatically, it should be in your left-hand tool bar)4. Create a new app (don’t worry — you wont actually be submitting this for anyone else to see/use). Give your shiny new app any display name and namespace you see fit. Read through and agree to the Platform Privacy agreement. This is the step you need to be verified for.5. Ensure you’re in your new app’s main settings screen. You should see your app’s name near the top of the page6. Look for the “Open Graph” header, and click the “Get Started using open graph” link.Create a test action for your app, like “read” a “book”, or “eat” a “sandwich”
7. This should drop you into an action type configuration page. Cha…

How To Add a Custom Form to your Facebook Static FBML Tab using JotForm

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This is a tutorial on how to create a contact form using JotForm.Getting Started with JotFormThere is a free option and a paid option. Both have the same features, but the paid option allows more forms, more submissions, etc. Here's a comparison chart.

Getting Started with JotForm
Set up account (free or paid);
Click New Form



You can create a form from scratch ("Blank Form"), select a form template (for this tutorial I chose "Contact Us"), or import a form from another website or another form previously created on JotForm. After making your selection, click "Continue"...
"Contact Us" Template

Assuming, for the purposes of this tutorial, you chose "Contact Us," you'll see it has: Name (separate first and last name fields), Email, Message.
Add Drop Down (aka Pulldown Select)



To add your drop-down options, click the small icon to the right of the pulldown box
Add Radio Button

Enter the question, then click the individual options to edit:

Edi…

5 Ways Mobile Will Transform Commerce

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David Sims covers the payment and data sectors for O’Reilly Radar and is the author of “ePayments: Emerging Platforms, Embracing Mobile and Confronting Identity.”

Given everything your smartphone does for you now, from mapping the skies to tracking your rides and delivering your website analytics, isn’t it a bit surprising how difficult it is to buy stuff with it? Mobile commerce — like flying cars or domestic robots — is one of those promises that has long seemed just around the corner; a logical next step, but one that has receded into the future before us, like a financial mirage.
At the risk of getting fooled again, I think that’s about to change. Twitter lights up every time Apple hires an engineer with expertise in near field communication (NFC), the wireless technology that will most likely power wave-and-pay mobile systems, and Eric Schmidt showed off tap-and-pay capability in an Android phone at the Web 2.0 Summit last fall. The fastest growing smartphone platform seems determi…

Comic book University

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If Websites were Pets

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How to find targeted community using Buzzom Premium?

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Social Media is about conversation with community. The world is no more under a single brand, we have multiple brands and multiple communities. All thanks to the emerging Internet Society. Even businesses are starting to become a niche player in the Internet. People are producing goods and services based on specific interests, increasing the importance of community.But how do you track community in the Internet. Basically, there are many kinds of community spread over different platform. Forums, Facebook Groups, Yahoo Groups, Google Groups, blogs and so on. But there is one platform which somehow has the potential of giving information about all these groups, and it is twitter.Twitter has become an omnipresent channel for everything. Where ever you go, you will always find communities having their own Twitter profile. This makes Twitter an interesting platform for community hunting. But there are very few platforms that allows you to do so.Some of the essentials of tracking community …

8 guidelines for usability testing

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In professional web design circles, the usability testing session has become an essential component of any major project. Similar to focus groups in brand development and product launches, usability testing offers a rare opportunity to receive feedback from the very people the website is aimed at - before it's too late to do anything about it.
But how can you get the most from these usability testing sessions?
1. Choosing your subjects As with any market research project, the results will only be as good as the people you test. Do not test people from your own company, or friends and family. Go to a market research firm or temp agency and ask them to source participants to a certain profile. Make sure the market research firm does not provide the name of the company or any other details that will cloud the judgement of the participants.
2. Before the usability testing As with everything in life, first impressions are vital. Each participant must be put at ease. Remember, the usability …