5 REAL Tips For Organically Increasing App Downloads

Ever wonder what it takes to optimize a mobile app so it reaches the top of the search rankings? Guest blogger Robert Everett shares his tips and tactics on driving mobile app downloads and adoption.

Is Setting Your Facebook Profile To Private Really Enough To Protect Your Privacy?

Facebook Privacy is an on-going concern. Whether you’re worrying about who your children are talking to online, hiding the less professional parts of your lifestyle from your boss or just trying to minimize the chance of your information falling into the wrong hands, there are many reasons why securing your Facebook is a crucial task. We all know that changing your settings to private is an essential step to take to protect yourself, but is it enough?

[Updated 2020] Viewing Facebook Messages Without Installing The Messenger App

Want to read your Facebook messages, but don’t want to install the Messenger app? Here’s how.

Social Media Comic: The Technophobe

You know them…the people who dismiss any new technology as “new-fangled” or “silly”. They didn’t want email addresses, they were terrified to engage in e-Commerce, and now they dismiss social media as just something that kids do. Enjoy the new social media comic about technophobes.

Facebook Tip: Changing From Mobile To Desktop View On Your Phone, iPad, Or Tablet

Do you know how to switch to the desktop view of Facebook on your iPad or Android tablet? Check out this quick tip that will hopefully save you some time and frustration!

Comic: The ‘Always On’ Nature Of Mobile And Social Media

Do you answer your phone everywhere you go? Do you feel like social media channels are invading your personal space? Take a break from your online networks!

Social Media Comic: Do You Really Need All Those Gadgets?

Mobile technology and social networking have certainly converged and are helping us stay in touch. But do we need to be “always on and always on-call” in our lives? Does the social/mobile connection actually cause issues?

Easily Turn Your Nook Color Into A Full Android Tablet Without Voiding The Warranty

Want to turn your Nook Color tablet into a dual-boot Android tablet without voiding the warranty? Want to be able to switch back and forth between the Nook OS and Android? Check out these easy to follow steps!

Updated: It’s Your Toilet Calling! What Germs Are On Your Mobile Device?

How clean is your cell phone? You’d probably be disgusted to know. Which? Magazine recently conducted a test to determine which was dirtier; a cell phones, or a toilet flush handle. Guess which one lost? The clear loser was the cell phone with the tested mobiles having high levels of faecal Coliforms and Enterobacteriaceae. Yuck!

If Angry Birds Had Been Created By Infocom, Would It Have Been As Fun?

As I watch my son play Angry Birds on the iPad, it got me thinking about what Angry Birds would have looked like if it were written by Infocom. Here’s a sample for your nostalgic enjoyment.

[SOLVED] Twitter Tip – Changing From Mobile To Standard Desktop View In Safari On The iPad

Switching between mobile and desktop views of Twitter on the iPad should be easy, right? It’s not. Here’s the link to easily switch to the desktop view of Twitter on your iPad.

Natural Disasters Highlight The Importance Of Social & Digital Communication

In light of recent events in Japan and the fact that U.S. corporations rely heavily on communicating with their employees, suppliers, and partners in Japan, I thought it might be good to re-post this article and share it with my followers here at SocMedSean.

Are You Planning To Use QR Codes In Your 2011 Marketing?

As I mentioned in a previous article, some marketing firms are really starting to use QR codes in unique, effective ways. Yesterday, Mashable published a great infographic on the current state of understanding of QR codes, where they started, and how they have evolved.

Sprint Overdrive 4G WiFi Hotspot – Needs To Be Less “Hot” and More “Spot”

The Sprint Overdrive just isn’t a viable replacement for cable or DSL yet. Even though I live right in the middle of a 4G hotspot, I was not able to keep stable service and the device has serious overheating issues that need to be addressed.