New Twitter Background

Ok, so I wasn’t concerned about the new twitter and changes to the background dimensions since Twitter was being discriminatory. That means, I didn’t have the new twitter! Hmmph! All that changed when I woke up today and there on my twitter web page, a little birdy whispered, “Psst..” Aww! The cutest little thing. Anyway, now I have the new twitter and I realized, amongst other things,…

LinkedIn Tip

I just found an amazing video by Otis Collier that gives a very useful tip about using LinkedIn to help recruiters contact you. Maybe many people already know this, I didnt and I think there may be many more out there like me. LinkedIn, by default, places your contact details way down below your other details, almost at the end of the page of your profile. It would be much…

Facebook Ban in Pakistan

So finally Pakistan decided to ban Facebook, the popular networking site, until the 31 of May 2010 in the land of the pure. The decision came after a petition in the Lahore High Court by the Islamic Lawyers Movement. Ch. Zulfiqar, their advocate for the petition, put forward a plea in front of the LHC to ban Facebook due to the “blasphemous” Draw Muhammad (SAW)…

Facebook and Draw Muhammad Day

As the day draws nearer, I keep getting more and more invites to various groups to condemn 20th May. Will that achieve anything?It all started in 2007 when Lars Vilks drew pictures of the Prophet. Everyone most probably remembers how that took the Muslim world by storm. Protests and torrents of abuse were rampant and each side quoted extensively from everywhere to prove they were…

Facebook’s F8 Conference

“A web where the default is social,” announced Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in the highly awaited conference called F8.  Mark’s keynote was meant to establish the theme of the conference. According to Facebook’s twitter account, the themes of the day were: “1) Open Graph, 2) instantly social and personalized experiences on the web, 3) simple to do” Dazzling the audience with no time to even grasp…