iPhone and iPad users can now navigate direct to locations on Facebook, as well as share arrival times on Twitter. (Great new version of Tom Tom app for the paranoid.
This is a good move. I have used TripAdviser successfully by following trends of comments. Obviously there will always be an unhappy customer, but I have found this service very reliable and have consistently found what I expected when I arrived at a property.
I distrust advertising, I trust my friends and friends of friends and then others in that order. This is a big plus imho.
Paralysis can set in quickly when you’re faced with the infinitude of products and reviews on sprawling sites like Amazon or Yelp. To help you find your way, TripAdvisor has just begun showing reviews by Facebook friends of friends atop results.
The cool thing is that this will really happen. I hope it doesn’t take as long as some of the other videos in my collection that predicted products like the Android.
Also a shame that they don’t use GeoSmart maps for New Zealand.
Google today released a video looking at the possible uses of their wearable augmented reality glasses, Project Glass.The video is obviously augmented itself and is intended to demonstrate what the glasses might be able to do.
Is it about fooling your friends or perhaps about dreams and plans.
I wrote on my wish list that I wanted to visit my grandmother for her 90th birthday in Amsterdam, not expecting to achieve it. I got there and then saw her again every 2 years until she passed away at 98.
Expedia’s check-in app for Facebook is designed to fool your friends, deliver bragging rights and produce bookings for the online travel agency. (#Travel A wrench in social graph?