Instant Viewpoint Goodies from the Social Web

Facebook and Twitter have made my life easier in many ways. Yes, I reap the benefits of social media. I keep in touch with friends and family. I keep up on things I don’t have the time to actually sit through. I share pictures and stories. There is one thing that I interesting about social media and controversy: it makes the debate, discussion and even trash … [Read more...]

RIP Reading Rainbow

“Butterfly in the sky, I can go twice as high” ok now many of know those words. We grew up hearing them everyday after Sesame Street and Mister Rogers, it is the opening words to Reading Rainbow’s theme song. That song has now been silenced. The last episode of the show aired August 28, 2009. After 26 years, a great show that has helped children learn to enjoy … [Read more...]

Why Are People Anti-Twitter?

I have been using Twitter for about a year and a half now. I love it because it allows me to network with new friends, other bloggers and media professionals and keep a level of anonymity that social media sites like Facebook and Myspace lacks. Yes you divulge personal details on Twitter, but it doesn’t give your “Tweeps” (aka followers) access to your photos … [Read more...]

Facebook Says Public Breastfeeding is Obscene

Facebook bans breastfeeding photos, in case you've missed all the hullabaloo lately. Is public breastfeeding really obscene? Facebook seems to think so. At least, posting photos of nursing your child can get you removed from Facebook altogether. reported Monday that Facebook warned user Heather Farley to remove a photo of her breastfeeding her … [Read more...]

Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker – Welding the C:/

How would you describe a sound that you have never heard before? That was my dilemma when sitting down to write this review for Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker (USS for short). Their debut six-song EP, Welding the C:/, is flying off the shelves of HMV stores everywhere, and has been completely sold out on their official online store for some time. USS is a … [Read more...]