Facebook Places is now live. It does three things essentially. Allows you to share where you're, find your friends and discover new places.
It comes with all the privacy settings. Either you can opt out of it altogether, so friends can't tag you or you will be notified every time you're tagged, so you can remove individual tags manually. Businesses can claim their shops on the map.
With Google recently hitting the headlines with the purchase of semantic database tool www.freebase.com, semantic search is becoming a big upcoming topic that is promising a lot in terms of the way we search the web and more importantly how we view the information in different media.
The official Twitter share button has been finally released. It will replace the Tweetmeme button most websites use today. Tweetmeme required users to connect their Twitter accounts to Tweetmeme before they could share a page making the tweet a little more complicated than it should be.
Adapted from HTML5 For Web Designers (A Book Apart)
By Remo Camerota
HTML is the unifying language of the World Wide Web. Using just the simple tags it contains, the human race has created an astoundingly diverse network of hyperlinked documents, from Amazon, eBay, and Wikipedia, to personal blogs and websites dedicated to cats that look like Hitler.
Building websites is a glamorous business, but at the end you still need to consider if that website is usable and works in most browsers. I've built this handy checklist based on some web searches and from personal experience. Feel free to add suggestions in the comments. I want this list to grow!
Since the World Wide Web’s earliest days, whether you were shopping on Amazon or researching on Google or catching up on news at latimes.com, chances are you were looking at just one of four typefaces -- Arial, Verdana, Georgia or Times -- each formulated for computer monitors and trusted by web designers to display properly on your screen.