Today In Geek History, A Hope History Won’t Repeat Itself

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The Twitter feed for @geekhistory posted this little fact today. As a current Tumblr user and a former Geocities user it is a little chilling.

Now, I don’t think that history will repeat itself, however there is always a cause for concern. In today’s Internet climate we are seeing rapid fire change with companies coming and going. Tumblr needs to keep innovating and building on what it does best, blogging.

Some changes are driving some users crazy but there is one thing about the Internet, it never stays the same for long. As long as David Karp is in control things will be fine.

Tumblr users need to remain faithful, active and continue to use this service as a creative outlet and not just a place to reblog. Yahoo has invested itself in Tumblr but we will have to see what the future holds.

Following and “Stalking”

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I appreciate following and “stalking” fellow bloggers across different channels of social networking. Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and other sites are great ways to be connected. Sometimes it feels like good natured “stalking” but its a good way to keep in touch and see what we are all up to online. These connections can be about creativity and sharing in different ways. Keep on blogging and connecting good people.

UberSocial—The world’s most popular full-featured Twitter app

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I am trying out a not-so-new to me Twitter app called UberSocial. It has a great display and is really customizable. The Android native Twitter app is hard to read, however its clean and ad free. I am trying out a few alternatives. What Twitter app do you use?

UberSocial—The world’s most popular full-featured Twitter app

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Twitter tweets it’ll go public

Twitter has decided to go public. The company aptly announced on its short messaging service Thursday afternoon that it has filed documents for an initial public offering of stock. The documents Twitter …

(My Take: I hope the Twitter IPO will go better than the Facebook IPO from last year. Waiting is a good thing when doing something like taking your company public. Twitter is a great organization that hasn’t really rustled any feathers.)

The Innovator: Jack Dorsey – 60 Minutes – CBS News

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When Jack Dorsey invented Twitter, he changed the way we communicate. Will his company Square change the way we shop?

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(I saw this report tonight on 60 minutes and this man is fascinating and innovative. He is a pioneer in short form messaging and e-commerce. Some of his innovations are on the edge of “Big Brother” but you can see where he is going in developing the technology that is a part of our lives)

The Innovator: Jack Dorsey – 60 Minutes – CBS News