Your Favorite Posts From 2013

I recently posed this question on Twitter, and some of you took the time to reply, so I wanted to share some of your responses here.

Buffer Compromised – Here's What You Need to Do

Popular social media management system Buffer has confirmed that they’ve been compromised, with weight-loss SPAM being sent from customer Twitter and Facebook accounts. Here’s what you need to do to keep your accounts (and potentially your customer accounts) safe.

Quick & Easy Twitter Polls with PopTip

If you’re a Twitter user, you may find yourself in a position where you want to ask your followers a question. The asking part is easy – just tweet it – but keeping track of and quantifying those answers can be tricky, especially if more than a few people follow you.

MTAMO – My Tweets Are My Own

This is just a quickie note to let you know about a new site I’ve published, called My Tweets Are My Own, or MTAMO.

Know Your Social Media Scams & Rogue Apps

As the number of scams and malware threats increase on Facebook and Twitter, it can be hard to keep track of what’s legitimate and what’s not anymore in a way that is in plain-English for non-techies, who are arguably the ones who need this information the most.

Death in the Digital Age

Because it’s New Years Eve, and I’m kind of a morbid asshole, I thought I’d harsh your alcohol-induced buzz with some grim reality by asking the question: What happens to your online content when die?

Twitter Gets Down to Business

Twitter has taken the first steps of what will no doubt be a long journey towards providing more native support for businesses using their micro-blogging platform by introducing the new (beta) Contributors feature.

Trying Out Disqus

I’ve decided to move the comment system on Snipe.Net over to Disqus. I like it so far, but I’ve run into a few glitches and challenges that I thought I’d share with you. (Also, it explains why things may look funny here for a few days while I work out the display kinks.)