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April 26, 2010
by meandean
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The Facebook Activity Feed Widget Plugin for WordPress

I’m pleased to announce the initial release of my 2nd social media plugin, the Facebook Activity Widget Plugin for Wordpress. Simply put, it automates the display of a Facebook Activity Feed on the sidebar of your blog by making it a easy-to-configure widget.

For those who may not be aware of what the Facebook Activity Feed is, it is a ‘social plugin’ displays the most interesting recent activity taking place on your personal website and/or blog. Continue reading

April 22, 2010
by meandean
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The Facebook Like Button Plugin for WordPress

Facebook rocked the internet yesterday with 5 new plugins, one of which is an API for the Facebook Like Button. After reading about it and playing a bit with the Facebook’s Like Button generator, I decided what’s needed is a WordPress plugin that allows folks to easily configure the look-and-feel of the Facebook Like Button, and then automatically add it the beginning and/or the end of their posts. Continue reading

June 17, 2009
by meandean
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WANTED: Social Networking Summer Missionaries

Twitter, Facebook, Myspace. If you’re using any of these tools to communicate from the summer mission field, then communicate with me. FriendFeed, Orkut, Tumblr, Linkedin, Bebo too. I’ve been asked to write a major Christian publication – so if you’re using a social network to talk to the folks back at home, then please take a moment to talk to me. Continue reading

November 13, 2008
by meandean
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5 things more things about Christian spam email bombing runs

Ever get that annoying email from a church, friend, and/or family member who ‘accidentally’ sent a rant to everyone in their address book and/or a group-related email directory? Here’s how I respond to one such instance of a Christian SPAM email bombing run. Feel free to copy or link them to it my post to educate them on why this is such a poor practice of netiquette. Continue reading

July 24, 2008
by meandean
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Facebook facelift – 5 things I like vs. 5 things I dislike

The new.facebook.com is out, and with it comes a cleaner and leaner interface that is not only more configurable, but addresses the growing needs of its of an audience that is stretching well past the niche of the college students. Here are 5 things I like, and 5 things I dislike about the upgrade based on what I see on my own Facebook page. Continue reading