Best of Feeds – 11 links – facebook, blogging, google, reader, stupidity
RSS feeds are like cookies (that are good enough for me). Best of Feeds is a weekly collection of the best stuff I saw on the Internet this week. They’re saved on delicious and stumbleupon and cross-posted to Twitter and Tumblr as they happen and then collected together on Saturdays. I don’t blog on the weekend so read these links instead.Subscribe to //engtech to see this every week (or get it by email).
- [SEO] The Blogger’s Guide to SEO
- (seobook.com 1152 100 100)
- [IDEAS] The Top 20 Ways to Come Up With Amazing Ideas
- (skelliewag.org 635 67 902)
- Technical look at Facebook Beacon aka “how the hell did my Xmas gifts for Timmy show up in my Facebook news feed?!”
- (radiantcore.com 236 80 59)
- [RSS] Sink or Swim: Managing RSS Feeds with Better Groups
- Google Reader tip
- (43folders.com 100 35 6)
- [MUSIC] thesixtyone – a music adventure
- an online game where you increase in levels by picking out music that will become popular
- (thesixtyone.com 51 9 187)
- [STARTUPS] Ruthless enough for a startup?
- Interesting look that a lot of startups that are now common names did some shady stuff in the beginning to get users.
- (glinden.blogspot.com 45 32)
- [CODE] PHP in contrast to Perl
- Completely trashes PHP
- (tnx.nl 40 31 )
- [FACEBOOK] Facebook, you owe me one Christmas Present.
- Because of asinine privacy settings, buying christmas presents for other people on sites completely unrelated to facebook can be broadcast to all your friends — including the intended recipients.
- (weblog.muledesign.com 27 18)
- [CATS] Social Marketing Intern
- I Can Has Cheezburger is hiring an intern
- (centernetworks.com 18 26 1674)
- [SOCIAL] Twitter and the Twits
- People reveal the truth with status updates
- (ricksegal.typepad.com 12 9)
- [MOVIES] Movie Sequels We Need
- I found it funny.
- (wilshipley.com 6 4 2)
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