FriendFeed

7 online tools to grow your personal brand in 2018

Personal Branding requires both a personable and a professional outlook. In other words, you need to actively seek and interact with people and know …

Networking

What is a “Messy Kitchen” and why this trend for luxury homes is growing

Posted by: , April 20, 2017<p>It seems as though the idea of an open concept kitchen has been trending forever. For quite some time, this type of …

Kitchens

Rebooting The News

In Podcast on July 1, 2011 by Jay Rosen<p>As several of you noticed, Rebooting the News has been on a bit of hiatus. Summer travel and conferences have …

Journalism

Tweets from a decade ago reveal a simpler time on the internet

Former Kickstarter CTO Andy Baio hit upon a most excellent discovery recently: a quick way to surface tweets from your timeline from exactly 10 years ago. Here, try it for yourself.<p>Yup, those are decade-old tweets from the people you follow now While we obviously won’t get to see the same set of …

Technology

How to send your Twitter feed back 10 years and see early, silly tweets

A Twitter user has crafted the exact search needed to send your feed back 10 years — and it's resurfacing some early, silly tweets.<p>The specific …

Thai Food

Facebook Has Been Preparing for #DeleteFacebook for More Than a Decade

To many, the social network is irreplaceable because there's nothing to replace it with.<p>There has never been a better time to #DeleteFacebook. So says the movement to ditch the social platform, in light of revelations about its complicitness in Cambridge Analytica harvesting 50 million people’s …

Social Media

Thumbs Down to Facebook's 'Like' Button

Everyone is still trying to sort out the implications of Facebook Inc.'s news feed reboot announced last week. One thing I'm wondering about: Why …

Social Media

Salesforce tops estimates on revenue, earnings, names Bret Taylor chief product officer

Salesforce continues to post strong revenue growth on its quest to put its marketing technology in the hands of every business on earth, beating …

Cloud Computing

After 10 years the Like Button still gets a thumbs up from us

The Like Button, made famous by Facebook, has officially hit its 10th anniversary — and it’s so ubiquitous that it’s hard to imagine our internet without it.<p>In case you don’t remember the dark, wild time of 2007, let me give you a quick crash course: Facebook didn’t create the Like button, per se. …

Moz Founder Rand Fishkin on Hiring Developers: "The 10x Developer is a Myth"

Codementor Blog<p>Published Jul 13, 2017<p>Hiring & Remote WorkThought Leadership<p>Related Articles<p>Dec 17, 2015<p>37 Java Interview Questions and Answers<p>Here's …

SEO

Why Business Risk Intelligence Comes Before Digital Risk Monitoring

<i>The following is a guest contributed post from Josh Lefkowitz, CEO of Flashpoint</i><p>Everyone remembers the social media boom of the mid-2000s. While …

Social Media Tracking and Marketing Platforms

When looking for Social Media Tools, that will help you track and market to your customers smartly faster, this platforms are some of the best.<p>Brand24<p>…

Social Media

Your Smartphone Is Getting So Smart, You May Never Need To Look Past The Home Screen

Improved notifications in the new iOS and Android will reinvent how we use our phones and shake up mobile’s power players.<p>With the new updates to Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android released this fall, we are on the verge of another significant change in how we use the Internet. For six years we’ve …

Apps

Salesforce launches Quip Connect app for Sales and Service Clouds

Quip is releasing the next set of updates from its integration with parent company Salesforce, announcing a tighter data connection, as well as releasing new functionality around task management. All of this is being bundled into a major redesign intended to keep the word processing and …

Project Management

While all eyes are on Salesforce ringmaster Marc Benioff, the person to watch in the Twitter deal is Bret Taylor

The Quip co-founder loves Twitter and sits on its board.<p>It’s clear to anyone who has watched these acquisition dances unfold that Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff is being awfully loud in his no-commenting about his interest in buying Twitter.<p>We’ll dub it <i>Benioffian</i> — a way to describe a highly …

Social Media

Full transcript: Quip CEO Bret Taylor on Recode Decode

“Even if your decision was good before, it's not just your decision. You have to bring everyone along with you.”<p>On a recent episode of <b>Recode Decode</b>, Quip CEO and Twitter board member Bret Taylor told <b>Recode's</b> Kara Swisher and Kurt Wagner that companies die when they’re afraid to fail.<p>You can read …

Startups

Companies die when they’re afraid to fail, Quip CEO Bret Taylor says

Taylor also discusses being a Twitter board member and why Silicon Valley struggles with diversity on the latest Recode Decode.<p>"There’s a joke at Google: You can make the worst product in the world, but you have a link from the Google homepage, so you’re gonna be successful by any objective metric."<p>…

Silicon Valley

When Selling Is a Startup's Best Option

<i>A version of this post titled “No other exit” originally appeared in the Startup Sunday edition of Data Sheet,</i> Fortune<i>’s</i> <i>daily tech newsletter.</i><p>I’d be …

Startups

This Ex-Facebook Engineer Just Sold His Startup for $582 Million

Marc Benioff and company are paying $582 million for the startup, which is run by the co-creator of Google Maps.<p>With the $582 million purchase of Quip, Salesforce is dipping its toes into the world of productivity suites. It's a market that's a tad out of Salesforce's normal wheelhouse, but it's …

Startups

Ex-Facebook CTO sells word processor Quip for $582 million to Salesforce

A young word processing app just found a new home — for a pretty hefty price tag.<p>Salesforce, the cloud software giant, has acquired Quip for $582 …

Google Docs

Ex-Facebook CTO Bret Taylor is joining Twitter’s board

This board now looks radically different from the one that allowed Twitter to stagnate.<p>Twitter has appointed another new board member: Bret Taylor, the former chief technology officer at Facebook and an ex-Google employee who helped create Google Maps. He’s currently the CEO of a startup called …

Google Maps

Twitter Adds Former Facebook CTO Bret Taylor to Its Board

Twitter has added a social media veteran to its board of directors.<p>On Tuesday, the company announced it has appointed Bret Taylor to its board. …

Startups

Twitter adds Quip CEO and former Facebook CTO Bret Taylor to board

Twitter announced that it has appointed Facebook’s former chief technology officer and Quip chief executive Bret Taylor to its board. His term begins immediately and will expire at the annual shareholder meeting next year. As part of his service, the company will be providing cash and equity …

Startups

New to Spotify? Follow These Easy Tips to Get Started

Listening to music on a mobile device has been all the rave since the Walkman. But until streaming services, we were all forced to listen to the …

Mobile

This Is Mark Zuckerberg's Most Admirable Quality as a Leader, According to Quip's CEO

Zuckerberg has endless energy and was willing to discuss a product issue until we reached the "right" answer, even if it meant hours, days, or even weeks of walking around talking about it.<p><i>What is it like to work for Mark Zuckerberg as a product person? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge</i> …

Product Management

Here's What Really Happened With FriendFeed, the Social Network That Wasn't

I always joke that FriendFeed was like the Apple Newton of social networks.<p><i>These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answers by Bret Taylor, CEO of Quip, former CTO of Facebook, on Quora.</b><p><b>Q:</b> …

Social Media

Quip Founder Explains Why His Product Is Better Than Google Docs

<i>These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answers by Bret Taylor, CEO of Quip. Ex-CTO of Facebook, co-founder FriendFeed, co-creator Google Maps, on Quora.</b><p>Q: What did you find missing in other …

Google Docs

Snapchat Stories vs Instagram Stories [Infographic]

Instagram's introduction of 'Stories' sparked much debate in social media circles, mostly focused on how they could so blatantly copy another …

Social Media

Meet The Startups Vying For The Crunchie For Best New Startup Of 2015

Related Articles<p>Announcing The 9th Annual Crunchies Finalists Chelsea Peretti Will Host The 9th Annual Crunchies Awards<p>The 9th Annual Crunchies are right around the corner, and some of the best and brightest startups, companies and leaders are vying for the chance to win the coveted Crunchie award …

Startups

YC Switches Up Its Management, As Altman Shifts Focus

Famed accelerator Y Combinator has grown a lot under the direction of Sam Altman, who was appointed president roughly two years ago.<p>It’s grown so much in fact that Altman, known for constantly iterating on YC’s model, says it’s now too big for him to manage as closely as he once did, so he’s …

Startups