The future of Social Networks

I really liked watching this presentation, I think that Charlene has good points. My social graph is not flat and it’s more extended than any Google or Facebook knows. Which leads to my concerns: how much do I want to disclose to strangers? how do I make sure that I am the owner of my…

Mobile micro-blogging with Funambol at Girl Geek Dinner

I made an experiment last Friday at the Italian Girl Geek Dinner: I grabbed the latest JAM email client that supports sending photos and I used it to report from there using the new service Twitxr.’  Twitxr is like Twitter allowing short text messages but adding one image and a simple form of geotagging.’  I…

Girl Geek Dinners Italia: ci sono

Sono molto contento di essere tra i 20 fortunati invitati alla cena delle Girl Geek italiane venerdì prossimo. La lista dei Guy Geek (invitati ognuno da una sola Girl Geek) è stata annunciata con tanto anticipo e si è riempita in due giorni (e pensavamo di meno!)! Spero di riuscire a fare 4 chiacchiere con…

Facebook admits mistake and changes policy

The protest of people on Facebook made the difference.’  Mark Zuckerberg wrote on FB’s blog We’ve made a lot of mistakes building this feature, but we’ve made even more with how we’ve handled them. We simply did a bad job with this release, and I apologize for it. The policy changed from opt-out to opt-in,…

On social networks and human interactions

I have received recently half dozen invitations to join social web2.0 services: Roberto pointed me to twitter during a real life chat in Firenze, other invitations came via email to services like Plaxo pulse, Naymz, hi5, Spook and others. Many people are asking to become my friends on Facebook but I don’t remember meeting them…

Facebook: with great power comes great responsibility

I have been playing with Facebook lately to check its potential. Everything started when William Ward invited me there in a moment when I was vulnerable (it was before I started the MBA: a few weeks later and I would have gently declined the invitation). In the last weeks I enlarged my network, joined Politecnico…