Archive for the ‘social networks’ Category

Articles

Twitter scripts

In script,social networks,technology,twitter on October 29, 2010 by e1saman Tagged: , , , ,

Tools for writing your own twitter application

1. PTT

Python Twitter Tools (PTT) includes a Twitter API, command-line tool, and IRC bot. It is developed by Mike Verdone and the Python Twitter Tools developer team. The Minimalist Twitter API for Python is a Python API for Twitter, everyone’s favorite Web 2.0 Facebook-style status updater for people on the go. Also included is a twitter command-line tool for getting your friends’ tweets and setting your own tweet from the safety and security of your favorite shell. Also included is an IRC bot that can announce Twitter updated to an IRC channel.

If you use Python;

2. python-twitter

If you use PHP

3. OAuth for PHP Twitter Apps , Writing PHP Application Using oAuth Twitter API

Don’t want to use OAuth?

4. supertweet.net

Articles

News about social networks

In news,social networks,technology on October 17, 2010 by e1saman Tagged: , , , , , ,

Biology meets Economics and IT Social Networks;

Software Identifies Social Cliques You Didn’t Even Know You Had

In a world where the boundaries of cliques can be so fuzzy that even the individuals within them might not recognize they belong to a group, this work could some day help us to make explicit the social landscapes in which we are participating

 

Are you fed up with RSS feeds? May be IBM will have the replacement soon;

Supplying Less, Revealing More

Feed readers were supposed to save people from losing track of all the information published on the Internet and company networks, but they led to people drowning under thousands of unread posts. Twitter was supposed to solve that problem by allowing people to rely on others to tell them which posts to pay attention to, but must-read recommendations from hundreds of people overwhelmed users again. Computer scientists at IBM Research are attempting to truly solve the information-overload problem with Social Lens

Virtual Goods Marketing; a good source of revenue for Facebook;

Marketing Virtual Goods: Q&A with Zynga’s Mark Pincus

How the creator of FarmVille and Mafia Wars structures social games to generate revenue from millions of players.