Posting to Facebook with photo URL
Facebook documentation for Graph APIs are bit poor. One that I came across few weeks back was that you could publish pictures by providing a pictures URL. You can also publish a photo by providing a url param with the photo’s URL. There is not much documentation after that. If you missed that line, you won’t know - it is not mentioned anywhere else. Posting pictures by providing...
91% of the time that people spend on their tablet... →
Tablet devices are personal - 91% of the time that people spend on their tablet devices is for personal rather than work related activities Interesting statistics - Google and esp. MSFT would love to have the adaptation rate increase for work related activities. Lot of bucks there!
Experiments with a product idea
I have an idea. I always have an idea or two. Only this time I am planning to put my money where my mouth is and code it myself. I am sort of making it an experiment while I am at it. For last 8 years, I have enjoyed working on startup / incubation products. One thing I have learned so far is that validation is crucial every step of the way. I am strong believer of iterative development of...
After SmartGlass, is MSFT coming out with a 7''... →
iPad competitor would directly work against its desktop OEM. However, a 7” version of Metro could be very interesting. Last week, it released a Windows 8 / XBox companion app called SmartGlass. That could fit in nicely with the 7” tablet and give Nintendo consoles a hard time. Rumored event is set for Monday, Jun 18th. Let’s see how that goes.
How (and why) Flickr died
I came across this article this weekend on how Yahoo killed Flickr. What Yahoo wanted Flickr to be Yahoo had already tried to buy Facebook in 2006—for a billion goddamn dollars. And failed. Two years later Facebook was too big to buy. The only way to beat it was to come at it from another direction with a better product. Yahoo’s best hope for that was Flickr. But by then it was too...
Instagram is adding incorrect location data to...
I love Instagram and been using it for a while now. I never noticed this until yesterday when I was testing a feature in my application. I am going to skip over the details on how I found it as I might end up disclosing things I should not. Instagram saves a copy of a filtered picture in iOS camera roll whenever you pick a picture, apply filters and share it on Instagram. I found out that those...
Huge market opportunities are waiting with addressable market cap for...– Mark Meeker’s 2012 Internet Trends (PDF)
Does Google’s emphasis on “Plus” hurt SEO traffic... →
This is FB Pages not profiles. If you are searching for BMW on Google, it will not show you BMW’s page on FB.