Tag Archives: Applications

Using My Tab to create a welcome page on Facebook

This tutorial shows you how easy it is to create a compelling welcome page for Facebook using My Tab. We’ll get started by collecting a couple of things. For the purpose of this tutorial, we’ll say that you run a … Continue reading

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New Icons for My Tab

A long standing feature request from My Tab users has been the ability to change the icon in the navigation for My Tab (and other iframe tab creation applications.) Facebook probably won’t offer this as a feature anytime soon for … Continue reading

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Fotosync

AF-Design is proud to announce the launch of Fotosync, a new Facebook application. Fotosync allows users to continue using their current photo sharing solutions while still getting the benefits of sharing on Facebook. Users simply install the application, provide their … Continue reading

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Misbehaving Blackberry

Last week I was traveling on the east coast and staying with a friend while working from the road. About 4 days into my trip, my Blackberry went haywire. If someone called me, the call history would immediately delete the … Continue reading

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7 Useful Applications on Facebook

Facebook has been continually altering the face of their website, bringing us closer to the launch of their redesign. One major change recently has been the location of the application presence, moving from the profile to tabs, the left hand … Continue reading

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Shift Needed Measuring Application Success on Social Networks

Mobsters, Likeness, Top Friends, Super Wall, Own Your Friends, Bumper Stickers, Movies and Poker – this is just a sampling of the highest engagement applications on Facebook and MySpace. What these applications all have in common is a mass market … Continue reading

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MBA Gear Up – Facebook Application

Today the MBA Gear Up application for Facebook officially launches. The application, developed for Leading Edge, provides a quick and easy survey to see if you are ready to pursue an MBA. It’s a fun 10 question quiz that provides … Continue reading

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People WILL Pay for Software

This interesting story about how one man was able to make a huge profit off of software that did nothing. TechCrunch humorously covered the story yesterday but it had been removed before I could even see it in the app … Continue reading

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Is 2008 The Year of the Utility App?

2007 Facebook launched their platform. Quickly applications were built that leveraged the communication tools on the Platform and apps became viral. Virility for developers isn’t a bad thing. Virility means users, it means page views, it means eye balls, it … Continue reading

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Learnings from a Terms of Service Violation

Last Friday afternoon I wrote a MySpace application called Visitor Track. This is not a wholly original idea – nor was I the first to try it on MySpace. As of this writing there is even another application still listed … Continue reading

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