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27 Sep 2011 01:38


Tech: Too social? Spotify and Facebook get too friendly for some users’ taste

  • Not cool. My Spotify account isn’t linked to Facebook, and it’ll stay that way, thankyouverymuch. If I didn’t have an account already, this would prevent me from signing up.
  • A Get Satisfaction user • Venting about Spotify’s Facebook-only signup option for new users. On top of that, Spotify recently started cross-posting what songs users are listening to on Facebook, which might be a little to personal for some people. Whistling Britney Spears while you work? Have a soft spot for Depeche Mode? Now all your friends will know, too. Follow these steps to stop or limit Spotify oversharing. source

27 Apr 2010 23:46


Music: John Mayer clarifies thoughts on Twitter, says you should use Tumblr

  • This is where Tumblr comes in. It’s the future of social networking if your image of the future features intelligent discourse. I love reading other Tumblr users replies, because they’re thoughtful by virtue of the fact that if they’re not, they’ll bring the intellectual property value of their own blog down, and that’s a commodity on Tumblr.
  • John Mayer • Discussing why he thinks Twitter is over for him and why Tumblr is where it’s at. Basically, his argument is that Tumblr is a fresh, growing place, whereas Twitter isn’t anymore. He also notes that there’s a heavy stranger factor with Twitter, which makes it a less fun place to be. (Probably because, well, he’s famous.) “Finding out in 140 characters what a stranger has to say about you is like a mathematical equation without an established value of ‘x’,” he writes on his Tumblr. Dude just gave the microblogging site a huge PR boost that they better jump on quick. By the way, our last post about this got Tumbled by a John Mayer-inspired Tumblr account, and we hope two John Mayer-inspired Tumblr accounts do the same with this one. source

27 Apr 2010 10:56


Music: John Mayer is done with Twitter, and let’s face it, so are we

  • I just think Twitter as a form of communication, I think it’s over to be honest with you.
  • Guitar god/Oversharer John Mayer • Regarding his feelings on the service. Dude hasn’t tweeted much lately and is claiming on stage that it’s just not that cool anymore. We wonder why that might be. Is it possibly because of this? Or maybe this (which didn’t start on Twitter but certainly ended there)? Which is why we’re going to quit Twitter. Right now. That’s it. No more Twitter for us. Now, excuse us while we tweet this post. Gah! We already fell off the freaking wagon! source