Top 10 Ridiculous yet Freakishly Popular Facebook Pages! [Episode 2]

Once again, to spice up your day, and allow you to be an eye witness for the naivety of some people out there, I present you with the Top 10 Ridiculous yet Alarmingly Popular Facebook Fanpages!

Here is a link to the previous hilarious episode.

1. “The guy who discovered milk….What was he doing with that cow?” Fanpage

Tagline: So what was he doing?

Likes: 1,307,344 People Like This

The guy who discovered milk....What was he doing with that cow?

PicFog: Exposing your Twitter images to the world!

PicFog is a real-time Twitter image search engine that’s been around for some time, persistently adding new features, such as the support for Twitter image sharing services Twitpic, Twitgoo and Yfrog.

This all sounds great, but what what about privacy concerns? Doesn’t anyone care anymore? Or is it that they are, simply, clueless!

Recently, an article in the Dutch de Volkskrant newspaper discussed the new PicFog web application: Picfog brings order to photograph fog on Twitter (translated from Dutch).

PicFog and Privacy Issues:

Basically, what the article talks about is the following: With a reported 300,000 new users every single day, only Twitter knows how many pictures have been added to its user accounts. But if users have not blocked their user account from third party peeks, their pictures may now be seen, by the entire world, through a simple search on PicFog!

A Simple Search on Picfog and... viola!

The “Like” Button: Facebook’s Covert Plan to Catalog The Web

Recently small unassuming icons started popping up on various websites, little “like” buttons that are springing up next to movie titles on IMDB, a restaurent on Yelp or the hundreds of other products and service on the web that have that button. Why is this a big deal, and can it change Web marketing?

Betty White On SNL Campaign — Learn Social Media by Example

Betty White is an Emmy Award winning actress of Golden Girls and Mary Tyler Moore show fame. She was the naive, simple and hilarious Rose Nylund who believed that Bob Hope was her biological father. Due to endearing characters that she portrayed through out her career spanning over eight decades she has developed quite the fan base, a genuine and loyal one at that.

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Anything you “Tweet” can & will be used against you!

Anything you “Tweet” can & will be used against you!

Library of Congress, Jefferson Building by Michael Casey

The Library of Congress announced this week that it will archive the billions of tweets published since Twitter launched in March 2006. Is it a waste of money and time?

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Quirky News of the Web — March 2010

Quirky News of the Web — March 2010

You Stole All my Honey You Selfish Honey B

There are always smaller headlines that tend to go unnoticed. They are the headlines that let us know how individualistic and unique some of the interactions on the web can be, and how much social media is shaping our world in ways that we could not have fathomed 20 years ago. So the Quirky News of the Web section will be dedicated...

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HOW TO: Create a Kick-ass Facebook Fan Page

HOW TO: Create a Kick-ass Facebook Fan Page

The Victoria's Secret PINK

One of the main tools that a business should equip its self with in its social media marketing assault is a Facebook Fanpage. Now no need to get into the "Why" (but if you insist --- those 350 million users should be the only reason that you need) but we are going to be concerning our self with the "How" today. We will go over...

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And The Nobel Peace Prize Goes to…

And The Nobel Peace Prize Goes to…

She really did look her best, didn't she?

Upon hearing her name, the Internet, dressed up in her best attire of a colorful table-based website, and with a flock of blue Twitter birds flying over head, seemed to be really surprised. She quickly gets over the shock (thanks to multitude of fans updating the shock Wikipedia entries in her head), and struts her way to the stage...

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Fun-List: Top 10 Ways in Which Social Media Can Get You Fired!

Fun-List: Top 10 Ways in Which Social Media Can Get You Fired!

Example of Using SM Excessively

How do you avoid getting fired when using social media? What are the things which will, most probably, get you fired?

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Love at First Poke

Love at First Poke

Chatting endless...

This might sound absurd to someone who does not hang around as many geeks as I do, but believe it or not, at least 10% of my good friends have met their soulmates online. When I say online, I do not mean dating sites. The relationships that worked were often more like serendipity, often starting on social media sites when neither...

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