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Facebook Introduces Timeline - An easy way to curate and chronicle your life

Meet Becky Carroll Author of the Book 'Customer's Rock" today September 21st in DC

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From Customers Rock by Becky Caroll - Photo Shashi Bellamkonda What a great opportunity to meet Becky Carroll and also have the fantastic food at Indique Heights

Google+ API announced and Stream+ App Launches

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Hat tip to Plusheadlines.com for the info that Google has a API for developers to use public streams of Google Plus. More info on this at the Google Developer Website.  and the announcement by Chris Chabot, Google+ Developer Relations on the Google Plus Blog.

One of the first app is Stream + available at http://stream-plus.appspot.com that lets you see all the posts that you shared in your stream in a easy format with categories automatically listed. Granted this is work in progress but the fact that you can now use API access to Google Plus will give rise to many new apps and also integration into existing apps.

I could not find any other apps yet  and let me know if you find others. What kind of app will help you ? I defintiely want one that show me all the +1 I have done across the net in a catalog format.

Keep up with the rapidly changing world of media!! Disruptathton Social Media on Sept.27

Disruptathon Social Media is set for Sept 27th at The Washington Post Company.It is a platform for identifying innovative ideas and the people and companies behind them. At the event, the innovators make presentations and the attendees evaluate them.Disruptathon and The Washington Post Company are bringing together over 20 of the most disruptive social media companies in the world for a day-long session dedicated to business, marketing and networking.Register and enjoy the event that also includes dinner and an open bar.When and Where:
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
The Washington Post Company
1150 15th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20071

Lance Ulanoff Appointed Editor in Chief of Mashable

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Mashable announced today promoting Adam Ostrow (left in pic)  to the position of Senior Vice President of content and executive editor, and appointing veteran technology journalist Lance Ulanoff to the position of editor in chief.

Mashable also added two new channels,Entertainment and U.S. & World.


Congrats ! Adam and welcome Lance. Looking forward to great times ahead. More details Mashable or Marketwatch

OTSW speaker series in Washington, DC 21st September

Speaker series is sponsored by the Open Text Social Workplace bringing together some of the people who have informed, inspired and amazed them to talk about how to become more purpose driven and pursuing a meaningful purpose.

The event is on 21st September at 8:30 am and this time it's Michael Edson, the Director of Web and New Media Strategy for the Smithsonian Institution talking about the expertise he has covered.

Event Location Willard Intercontinental Hotel 1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC, 20004 United States

Schedule September 21, 2011 Start time- 8:30am End time- 10:00am

#optsum Meetup and Blogger Dinner on Sep 13 Phoenix/Glendale AZ

Q&A with small biz expert Ramon Ray on Facebook, Sept.8th

Network Solutions is introducing an event to share tips and advice with the small business community called Lunchtime Q&A with Small Biz Experts on Facebook.The inaugural Q&A will take place this Thursday, September 8th from 12:00 PM — 1:00 PM ESTwith featured guest host Ramon Ray on Network Solutions Facebook Page:http://www.facebook.com/networksolutions.Spend an hour on Facebook page sharing tips and informtaion to improve your businesses. People interested can post questions on the wall starting at 9:00 AM EST 9/8 or join the Q&A live at the scheduled time.

Up for the DCWEEK2011 Blast! Nov.4th-11th

Digital Capital Week 2011 is an event that has got everything from learning, working to partying, a festival in the capital region focusing on bringing together designers, developers, entrepreneurs and social innovators of all kinds through parties, panels, keynotes and projects.
you can be a part of the festival by submitting events and projects and DCWEEK is providing $10,000 in grants to DC artists.
To know more about the event details like when and Where.

PostSecret App Coming tomorrow: Share your secrets from your smartphone

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A crowdsourced PostSecret app that makes it easy to share a secret ( of course secretly/ anonymously) is making an appearance this month. PostSecret is the world's largest Blogger blog and the  largest advertisement-free Blog in the world.publishes 20 secrets it receives from people all over the world every Sunday.

I met Frank Warren founder of PostSecret  a few years ago and admire his work in inspiring students on openness and communication. I am glad
From the press release :

The PostSecret App was crowd-sourced over a two-year period with the 80,000 member PostSecret community creating the guidelines to ensure that PostSecret App secrets be shared safely in a culture of openness and mutual respect.
The PostSecret community members also assisted in developing the International Suicide Prevention Wiki (ISP Wiki), the most
comprehensive and current listing of suicide prevention hotlines and “chat-lines” in the world. The (ISP Wiki) will be an important part of the PostSecret App a…