What Is Broadcastr?

“We tweet. We blog. We YouTube. We connect on Facebook. What about our voices?” That’s the idea behind Broadcastr, a crowdsourced social media platform that is based solely on audio. It was co-founded by Andy Hunter and Scott Lindenbaum in New York City, NY. Much like YouTube, Broadcastr aims to give people a platform through … Continue reading

the student’s guide to social media

As the web continues to adapt and evolve, the innovation known as social media is making waves. While some claim that social media really had it’s beginnings at “probably about 7.34pm on a mild Tuesday in mid-April, around 165,000 BCE”*, the social media that we all know is barely a toddler. To say the least, … Continue reading

Is Ping Your Thing? [OP-ED]

Apple‘s “social network”, Ping, (released with iTunes 10) made its debut about one month ago and I’m beginning to think it’s kind of, you know…stupid. Unfortunately for Apple, I think a lot of people will agree with me when I say that the whole “iTunes meets Facebook and Twitter” thing was never destined to go … Continue reading