Friends Facts – Applications Using Social Media Brilliantly

Welcome to another episode of Thoughtpick’s series of articles: Apps Using SM Brilliantly. We will again be looking into examples of tricks and methods that online games and applications are using to make the most of social media. In other words, what is making those apps as “spreadable” and “viral” as they are.

Today’s application is: Facebook’s Friend’s Facts Application.

The Application:

Maybe not as colorful and attractive to the eye as the other applications we have covered so far, however, Friends Facts seems to be on the rise! It has been showing up in my updates’ stream regularly for the past period and it seems to be slowly gaining fame and popularity!

Friends Facts Application

8 Ways to Make the Most Out of Google Wave

Although the stats show that it was Michael Jackson who kicked everyone’s butts in 2009, I insist that the real star of the year was Google Wave. Yup. Love it or hate it, you gotta have at least once thought that “dude, my ears are being Waved off.”

Me? I’m guilty of over-hyping. But I can’t help it. I love Google Wave. Why wouldn’t I love it? It’s a brilliant idea, it’s brilliantly done, and it’s from Google, my favorite word in the world. I am always a little annoyed when people ask me, with a very condemnatory tone: What the hell can we do with Wave?

But what can you do with Wave? Oh, let me count the ways…

1. Stop fighting over what/where to eat.

If your lunch mates are a pain in the behind...

If your lunch mates are a pain in the behind...

If your lunch group is like mine, you’re really going to enjoy this. Suggest a lunch venue, say yes, or no, or neutral, and Lunchy does the math for you. No more arguing. No more problems. Life is solved with statistics. Again. Hurray for statistical democracy. Get Lunchy, lunch-time decider for Wave.

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