Twitter’s New Who To Follow Suggestion [Picture]

Last night my Twitter account was given a new functionality called “Who to Follow” suggestion box. Basically it displays two images of suggested people to follow, with a link to see their profile or to follow them directly from your page.

So far the suggestions seem to be random, so they are less than helpful. If Twitter where to apply some logic and algorithm to this feature, I could see it as being very useful. Attached is a screen shot of the new feature.

Click the image for a larger version.

Having Trouble Creating a Facebook Fan Page Box?

Solving the Facebook Fan Page Box creation issue

For the last couple of weeks I’ve been unable to create a new fan box widget here:

I get this far but then I’m unable to see a preview or get the code for the box.

I finally found a solution.

Go to this url:

Add your page ID number, adjust a few setting and you should be ready to add the box to your wordpress blog.

For more great tips head over to the Traffic is Gold Facebook page and give it a “Like” vote!

Hope that helps.

Rise in Tech Investment Signal Recovery?

Rise in Tech Investment Could Signal Economic Recovery

Venture Capital investments were up 13% in Q1 of 2010 does this signal a recovery? I say No. Tech has been wrong before, remember the tech bubble of the 1990’s…

Youtube Gets a New Video Player

I personally like the new player, check it out for yourself:

More from Mashable:

Or just see it in action:

Will Facebook’s Like replace Google’s Links

Not sure but I just added a like button on my site using a wordpress plugin. Took all of 2 minutes! See it in action at the top of this post:

Or read more over at CNN

New Interesting Twitter Stats

  • African Americans account for 25% of the Twitter population, which is double the percentage of African Americans living in the U.S.
  • Twitter users are more likely to live in higher income households.
  • Four in 10 Twitter users (39%) own three or more computers.
  • Twitter users are three times more likely to follow brands on Twitter than on other social networking sites.
  • Less than half of regular Twitter users post updates (47%), although 70% of these same Twitter users do post status updates to other social networking services like Facebook.

Gowalla Beats Foursquare to the iPad

Get the full scoop from the folks at TechCrunch:


Best of the Day Links 04-28-10

Russia’s Digital Sky Technologies Buys IQC

$187.5 million later and Digital Sky is the proud owner of IQC?

New iphone coming in June

Apple should announce the new iphone during the June 7 -11 Apple dev conference in S.F.

World Cup Goes 3D

For the first time…

“Soccer’s world governing body FIFA has announced that 25 matches will be broadcast in 3D, with seven cameras at each of five grounds in Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth. The 2D broadcasts will require 32 cameras at each stadium.”

Facebook is a Popular Search Term

According to Hitwise “Facebook” was the most searched term in March:

HP to Acquire Palm

Palm sells to HP for 1.2 Billion

Schools are Turning to Google Apps

“Today, the entire public school system of Oregon will embrace Google Apps. 400,000 Students, teachers, and administrators will have access to a common e-mail and chat system, cloud-based collaboration tools, and a robust multimedia streaming service.”

Two years ago I made the switch over to Google apps for my business email provider.

Best of the Day Links 04-27-10

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RIM shows off BlackBerry 6 on video

At the WES 2010 Blackberry releases a teaser video of the Blackberry 6 operating System:

Television Takes over Top Spot on Facebook Fan Pages

The Family Guy takes the number one spot.

Be sure to “Like” the Traffic is Gold Facebook page.

GetGlue links Web resources for movies, books and music together

Great idea and service for movie lovers!

“If you’re looking at data for “The Godfather” on IMdB, GetGlue will show a trailer on YouTube and reviews on other sites. The application pulls from more than 300 popular websites.”

China already has iPad knock offs

Ipads international launch is not until the end of May, but don’t tell China that. China is already selling a cheaper version (counterfeit version) of the ipad ($410 USD).

Read a great quote today: “You Can’t Be Scared of Failure. You’re Already Failing” This was geared toward new businesses and start ups.

Ipad Gets Facebook Friendly Video

So when will Facebbok support video via the iphone app?