Facebook, logout

Today, I decided to deactivate my Facebook account. Facebook is a nice place to interact with other people, I can confirm this. But, at the same time, in the last few months — or probably long time ago — I see too many ‘negative’ news in my feed. I know, it depends on who I […]

Marketplace by Facebook

Marketplace by Facebook: buying and selling with each other To help people make more of these connections, today we’re introducing Marketplace, a convenient destination to discover, buy and sell items with people in your community. Marketplace makes it easy to find new things you’ll love, and find a new home for the things you’re ready […]

Welcome, YouTube Indonesia!

Isn’t nice when YouTube Official blog post an article using Bahasa Indonesia for its subject? Well, I know… it’s only a title. Yes, YouTube just announced that they launched its new domain for Indonesia. It’s youtube.co.id. If you open youtube.co.id on your browser, you will be redirected to http://www.youtube.com/?gl=ID&hl=id So, is it only a matter of having […]


Instaport — “A simple way to export all your Instagram photos to other social services or your local hard drive. Instaport is a simple way to export or backup all your Instagram photos by downloading a single zip file. You can then use it in combination with Google+, Facebook or any other (photo) application.”

Facebook Acquires Instagram

That’s right, Facebook acquires Instagram for $1 Billion in cash and stock. Here are some points regarding this acquisition (from what Mark Zuckerberg) wrote: “We plan on keeping features like the ability to post to other social networks, the ability to not share your Instagrams on Facebook if you want, and the ability to have […]

Google is now indexing Facebook Comments (AJAX/Iframe)

One reason why people avoid using Javascript or iframe is regarding the search engine optimization. Contents presented in Javascript or iframe is not good for search engine, and Google is one of them. But, recently, there is an update from Google about how Google indexes contents presented using these ways (using AJAX/iframe). Google’s Matt Cutts […]

So, what is the best Twitter Client?

Not exactly a Twitter client, but tool to manage social media accounts like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and more. When I created my first Twitter account in 2006, there weren’t any applications for desktop or mobile. But, it’s 2011 and the service grows so fast. It’s around one billion tweets sent per week (according to […]

about.me offers free email for its users. Do you use it?

I decided not to use it. I’m using about.me service to create my personal splash page. You can see mine at about.me/thomasarie. It looks good, and very useful to display multiple online profiles like Twitter, Facebook, or even Instagram. Everything works great. Few days ago, about.me users received an email informing about an offer to […]

Moving a WordPress-powered site to another domain: The Permalink

Yesterday, I needed to move a self-hosted WordPress site to another domain. The process was easy because it’s like copying all files, edit the configuration file and editing internal links in all posts. All process only took less than 15 minutes. But, that’s not the only thing. One of the important things needed is to […]