Category: Social Media

#1ReasonWhy: Thoughts and Link Round-Up

An interesting conversation thread happened on Twitter last week. Someone who works at Kickstarter as the specialist for games projects asked why there are so few women working in the games industry. It’s a huge question, one that seemed like a borderline troll question, given this person’s apparent disingenuous and condescending attitude in his follow-up tweets. Despite that inauspicious start,…





Formspring.me

I enjoy experimenting with new social networks and social media. I’m curious about the ways people are using social media, so I will often make accounts on any new thing that comes along. I was an early-ish adopter of Twitter and Tumbler back in 2007, and now those two platforms are pretty popular. One of the new social media toys that early…





Tumblr

I’ve had a Tumblr “tumblelog” for over two years, but I’ve barely used it. I’d like to change that for a few reasons. There are cool things I find on the internet that I feel are not appropriate for my gaming blog: interesting quotes, random cool pictures, links, and other content that isn’t necessarily related to what I write about…





TypePad Connect

For the past few weeks, I had been looking into a new commenting system for my blog because it was difficult to track lengthy conversations. I’d had good experiences with Disqus as a commenter on a few blogs. Although Disqus advertises that bloggers can use it on TypePad, what they didn’t reveal — until I tried to install it — is…





Web 2.0 Overdose

A real post to come later tonight after work, honest. For now, I have several oh-so cutting-edge Web 2.0 things to share. 1) I am on Twitter. Updated with the minutiae of my life, when I remember. Not that anyone cares, but in case you’re bored. 2) I have a tumblelog on Tumblr. There isn’t anything there yet. Whatever random…