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Now you can embed Google Street View and Photosphere imagery

James O'Malley Google, Web 2.0, Websites Leave a Comment

Google has updated its maps software so that website developers can now embed Google Street View images directly into web pages. The update also works for "Photospheres" - which is what Google calls Street View for the insides of buildings - like you can see in the above embed. The even better news for developers…

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O2 sucks the joy out of Christmas and helps you crowdfund your presents

James O'Malley Mobile phones, Web 2.0, Websites Leave a Comment

Christmas may be a time of giving, but O2 is betting on you deciding that it is actually the time for demanding. The company has launched a Kickstarter-style "Gift Hacker" crowdfunder. The idea is that you tell your family and friends you want one of the expensive gifts on offer, and then they can chip-in…

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In the social media age, if you see someone casting the first stone, here’s something to think about before you join in.

James O'Malley Web 2.0, Websites 5 Comments

Whilst the internet has profoundly transformed all of our lives in many ways, one of the changes we're still getting to grips with is the phenomenon of viral growth - and how in mere minutes someone can go from obscurity to the Facebook walls of millions. This means that almost every day, some lucky or…

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5 takeaways from the “Facebook at Work” rumours

James O'Malley Facebook, Web 2.0, Websites 2 Comments

If this rumours this morning are correct, Facebook is planning to go after business users, with a new product called "Facebook at Work". According to the FT, the new service will "allow users to chat with colleagues, connect with professional contacts and collaborate over documents". It's a really interesting move - here's five things we…

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