20 October 2010

(Search) Location, Location, Location – Google loosens up

Google has been delivering localised results based on IP and your personal data for some time now, but they have recently opened up the option for users to control. It is now possible to define your own location or even broaden it to a country or larger metropolitan area. It is an inspired move to help define locations better, and …

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17 September 2010

Facebook Places arrives on UK shores; Nobody surprised

At about 7.45 this morning, Facebook held an event here in London to launch a ‘secret’ new service. This may well be the worst-kept secret I’ve EVER seen! : ) The moment the event was announced, Twitter (ironically) was a-buzz with speculation about what it could be – most agreed that it was either the UK-launch of ‘Facebook Places’, or …

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