Yesterday, I had a crazy thought. Big surprise, I know. It was listening to a story on KPBS about how all of the community colleges in California are jam packed with laid off workers trying to learn new skills. And I started thinking… that’s a lot of small businesses… that’s a lot of people looking…… Continue reading Social Networking 101
The last 12 months has seen a major shift in how people view social networking. A year ago most adults (who weren’t in youth ministry) said the word “Myspace” with a suspicious scowl. If they used it they kept it on the downlow. Now everyone has Facebook. (150 million users and growing every second; it…… Continue reading 5 Reasons I Love Social Networking
If you don’t have young kids, than you probably have no idea that social networking has really taken off for kids. In fact, I’d call these social play sites. Our kids are completely addicted to them. They are safe, fun, and most of them teach values that any parent would like to encourage. Here are…… Continue reading 5 Best Online Communities for Kids
Last night I had the chance to talk to Brent Myers, an evangelist for Zloop. Zloop is a new social network that is built around two general concepts: Security. Your “loops” are private to whom you invite. Mimics real life. You can control which loops see which side of you. If you are looking for…… Continue reading Zloop: Is this the next social network?