When Google Alerts Doesn’t Work

If you are responsible for brand monitoring, vanity searching (aka Googling yourself), or measuring social media temperament for your company, you're probably using Google Alerts. If you aren't, you should go and sign up for their notification system. It's pretty good.If you have been using Google Alerts for a while though, you might notice that things sometimes … Continue reading When Google Alerts Doesn’t Work

How to Turn off Farmville, Events, and Other Annoying Notifications on Facebook

If you're like me, you're sick of Farmville and Castleville invitations, constantly being invited to events by someone who doesn't even live in the same state as you, and otehr annoying notifications. There are two ways to do this: the long, cumbersome way of going through your account settings...or right in the notification bar itself. … Continue reading How to Turn off Farmville, Events, and Other Annoying Notifications on Facebook

Facebook Pro tip: Birthdays

Birthday wishes on Facebook are kind of expected these days. It's nice that Facebook not only reminds you about your friends' birthdays, but they also give you a chance to spend some money and send them a gift card right away. Of course, they're happy to pocket some cash in the process in order to … Continue reading Facebook Pro tip: Birthdays