Does Your FaceBook Fan Page Work In Mobile Browsers?

Do you use a  FaceBook Fan Page to promote your company, website or band? Have you tried visiting it with a mobile phone? There’s a bug in Facebook’s mobile browser detection and redirection logic that causes many Fan Pages to return a 404 “Not Found” error when visited with most mobile browsers. This bug doesn’t affect the iPhone, Android and WebOS browsers which are not redirected and get the desktop version of the fan page,  but S60 Webkit, Opera Mini, … Continue reading

Found On the Mobile Web 190

Found on the Mobile Web is a weekly WAP Review feature listing newly added and updated sites on the mobile portal and WapReview mobile site directory. With these latest additions the directory and portal now list 2024 mobile sites. Technology/Internet Design portfolio and blog of Web Designer/Developer and iPhone Developer Matt Vague. In his blog Matt covers Web and iPhone app development and design with tutorials and commentary. Mobile view by Content: Usability: Social Networking Blippr … Continue reading

Live Journal’s Instant Mobile Blogs

LiveJournal is one of the oldest blogging platforms, launching in 1999 and remains one of the most popular today with over 23 million users. In addition to being a free platform for publishing a personal blog or journal, Live Journal has strong social networking features including group blogs (called communities), profiles and friends lists. Individual posts and entire blogs can be configured to be readable by friends only. Well known Live Journal blogs include the gossip site ONTD (mobile) and … Continue reading

LibraryThing – A Social Network For Book Lovers

A social network for book lovers. LibraryThing lets you build an online catalog of your books, rate them and write reviews. It gives you recommendations of new books you may like based on the likes of other members with similar tastes. There are links to Amazon and other online booksellers. A basic membership, allowing you to catalog 200 books, is free. Unlimited cataloging is $10/year or $25 “for life”. Social networking features include a profile page for each member, groups, … Continue reading

Mashable Goes Mobile – With a MashUp

Peter Cashmore’s Mashable is a high-traffic news blog covering social networking, web 2.0 and mobile. I suspect the site’s name comes from “Mashup” – combing two (or more) web services to create a new site or service, think of TwitterVision which combines Ttwitter feeds with the Google Maps API to show Twitter updates as text bubbles on a world map.  Mashable does cover mashups, especially ones involving popular social networks. But Mashable is a lot more than mashups, with 20 … Continue reading