JD’s Super Social Media Weekly Roundup for Friday, July 1Fri, Jul 1, 2011
What Tools Were Awesome This Past Week?
Google+ — is the search giant’s social networking service, rolled out in an invite-only testing phase.
Walking Down The Avenue — is a new book by Alan Jobe designed to guide Empire Avenue players to success.
flickrBomb — lets you use Flickr to autofill placeholder images in your prototypes.
Circle Hack — provides a user interface much like the circles in Google+ to create Facebook lists.
What Else Was Awesome?
- Search Engine Land reported that Google rolled out behavior targeting to all AdWords advertisers.
- The idea of using my Flickr photos as a screensaver got some Twitter love thanks to @getwired and @drhayes.
- The Pope sent his first tweet.
- I photographed many clouds.
- Mashable shared how much data humans will create this year. Guess what? It’s a lot.
- For the first time ever one of my photos appeared on an official United States government website.
- CNN told us that a social networking utopia isn’t coming. Darn.
- My Superman photo “Playing The Hero” — currently #1 on We Love Difference — got some love from my Facebook and Twitter friends. Thank you!
What Will Be Awesome Next Week?
- Google will allow more people try out Google+.
- My country will celebrate its birthday.
- My mom will celebrate her birthday.
- I will celebrate completing Portal 2.