Big Brother metaphors are well-worn territory in an age of advanced technology, ubiquitous camera surveillance, and expanded federal power, but there is even more evidence that Homeland Security monitors more web activity than previously thought. According to a “privacy compliance review,” HSD keeps track of online activity on forums, blogs, websites and message boards. For example, an innocuous comment related to a biological strain being researched by Huntingdon Life Sciences animal testing might land you under the watchful gaze of the federal government, simply because of the word ‘strain’ apparently. While this isn’t particularly surprising news, what is a bit
A picture is worth a thousand words. A picture is indeed a very useful form of expression. We all love to tweet our friends and family members, just to let them know where we are and what we are doing at the moment. What if we could add picture images to our tweets, just to make it more expressible? For instance you could tell them, “I’m going to ✂ out of work early today and hop a ✈ to Paris with my true ♥.” Can you translate what I just said
We have already covered some of the widely used applications and web services for twitter – a free micro-blogging service used by millions of users worldwide, which included Twitter Themes/Background and BrightKit (a multiple-twitter profile manager). Still there are many applications and services that provide useful features to their customers. One of them that we have recenlty come across; called TwitStamp, which allows you to use your current Twitter status anywhere – in the form of an image. This means you can post your status on blogs, forums, websites, wherever you want!
Do you have multiple twitter account? Are you facing trouble maintaining your multiple twitter accounts at the same time? Brightkit comes with a simpler solution to sort your twitter accounts. Basically Brightkit is a new twitter based service that enables you to manage multiple profiles at twitter with ease. You can even pre-schedule your tweets and can even measure your social success. No wonder they call themselves to be the ultimate Twitter toolbox
Remember when we talked about Twitback? That enables you to give a customized new look to your twitter profile, in case you have got bored of the default themes present in twitter.