Showing posts from May, 2010

Facebook's new Beta language settings - Pirate English and upside down English

Facebook has introducted some really interesting Beta language settings the best ones are Facebook English (Pirate) and English (Upside down).

The latest language to be added is Facebook English (Pirate) and it pimps your profile by turning everything into pirate speak! Facebook English (Pirate) changes almost everything on your profile - posting photos becomes 'hoisting portraits', being poked becomes 'Arrr! Ye have been skewered by' and you have 10 friend requests becomes '10 sorry louts think they're yer mates.

In this all your text turns upside down except for status messages. I think Batman is still out there testing this one.

How to go about it...

Go to the language settings at the bottom of the page

The pop up allows you to change the language settings - select either English (Pirate) or English (Upside down)

Google honours the birth of ‘Pac-Man’ - 30th Anniversary of Pac-man

Google honours the birth anniversary of the favourite childhood game ‘Pac-Man’ on its 30th anniversary. Google puts the image of its search page with the game of Pac-Man which can be played.

Hit the Insert coin button and start playing the game instantly.

The official Google blog Stated ‘Pac-Man’ fits for the Google homepage as it symbolizes the company. “They’re both deceptively straightforward, carefully hiding their complexity under the hood. There’s a light-hearted, human touch to both of them. And we can only hope you find using Google at least a quarter as enjoyable as eating dots and chasing ghosts.”
‘Pac-Man’ was released in the arcades in 1980, and is still a popular game until this moment.

Comics on Twitter addiction

I came across a lot of twitter comics on the web and these are one of the best collections and portrays how much people are addicted to Twitter

Make Free phone calls from Twitter

Social Media Telephony Solution -- @call -- Open for Twitter Users -- Use Twitter to Talk to Friends, Family and Followers
@calls are made without revealing your number and without needing to know the number of the person you wish to call -- all you need is their Twitter username. How does it work?
To make a call simply send a Twitter message (tweet) with "@call @username" where the 'username' is the Twitter name of the person you wish to call. If that person follows you on Twitter, a free two-minute call -- the verbal equivalent of a tweet -- will be initiated. Both Twitter users need to be JAJAH users as well.
JAJAH@call works no matter how you use Twitter, whether it's on a computer or mobile phone, at Twitter directly or using a Twitter-client such as Seesmic (web and desktop), TwitterBerry (BlackBerry), Tweetie and Twitterfon (iPhone), and Twidroid (Android).
Here is a demo as to how it works

Follow me on Twitter : @hemanshujain

How to make your own twitter book

For all you twitter addicts who have wasted their time tweeting, heres is something intresting for you "The Tweetbook" Tweetbook, as the name indicates, is a free web tool converts your tweets into a PDF. The format is beautiful in a nice magazine ,diary-like PDF ebook of all your tweets as well as tweets that you may favorited or retweeted on Twitter.
To generate your tweetbook, just click on sign in (via oAuth) to access to your twitter account and give access and within short time you will get your own copy of twitter book converted on the spot

This can be used to create Twitter book of your own account and does not allow anyone else to make one.

Happy Tweeting!!!

How to do multitasking on Twitter

If you were to send out multiple DM's (Direct Messages) or follow multiple people in a list or check friends on twitter, it would take a lot of time to do that manually. Twitter does not allow you to do this in one go.
Here is the perfect solution to all the problems of multitasking; a very simple and tool which lets you do multiple DM's (Direct Messages) or follow multiple people in a list or check friends on twitter. You should check out
Some of its additional features are Twitter realtime roll for offline events like TwtRoll for TEDx, TwtRoll for Ignite and TwtRoll for Twestival its has a perfect series of twitter tools , auto tweeting bots and services
Note : Maximum number of people you can DM is 12 at a time

Gabbar Singh's orkut profile

This is a nice example of how creative kids can be. A school kid drew Gabbar singh's orkut profile in a drawing competition show ow addicted kids are with social networks like Orkut and Facebook

Facebook lets your "friends" give away all your information to applications you don't even use

How comfortable are you giving your information on social networks? do you want spammers to spam your mailbox with irrelevant stuff? how much do you trust a social network?

Ask as many questions to yourself before you join any social network. You will find it hard to believe that Facebook lets your "friends" give away all your information to applications you don't even use and here is the proof