Category: facebook

Open is the new proprietary

In the “Open is the new proprietary” world, the winners like Google try to be open and the losers like docomo try to be proprietary in the same exact deal.  The important lessen to be learned here is that it’s

Posted in docomo, facebook, google, innovation, Japan, japanese, mixi, ning, open+social, openid, openisthenewproprietary, Tokyo

Find folks via gmail being disabled, tentatively or what?

I have found “find folks via gmail” feature in twitter, linkedin, facebook, and plaxo quite powerful and, as Fred Wilson described, inherent in social networking.  To me, the situation is, in a way, the gmail database being utilized (exploited?)by other platforms especially facebook,

Posted in facebook, fred wilson, gmail, google, linkedin, social media, social networking, twitter

Google MyMap de Ramen Jiro

Someone has just visited my page at Mixi. who seems to have developed the site (Google Map de Ramen Jiro) Ramen Jiro was (and still is) quite popular at Mita campus, Keio University. It is a kind of ramen, yet

Posted in ラーメン二郎, facebook, google map, jiro+ramen, keio, mymap, ramen+jiro