Showing posts with label Droid. Social Networking. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Droid. Social Networking. Show all posts

Thursday, April 1, 2010

How to tag someone in a Facebook Status update

With the introduction if the @ reply or tag feature in Facebook it is now easy to tag someone in a status updated. You can tag as many friends as you want. You can also tag pages, event, applications and groups. This feature has simplified things on Facebook and made it easier to share specifically with friends. You can share just about anything by using the "@" feature on Facebook. Tagging on Facebook allows you to tag just about anything. If tagging of photos and videos would be made available it would be really cool.

1. You can use the tag feature anywhere in you status update
2. Type the @ symbol
3. Beside it start typing the name of you friend
4. A drop down list appears and you can choose who you want to tag.
5. Simple start by typing the first letter of your friends name to find the person.
6. Clicking on their photo will tag them in your status update
7. You can also tag groups or pages
8. Start by typing the first few letters of the page or group and tag it in your status update

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Saturday, March 27, 2010

Orkut for Android — live folders, photo upload and Scrap Notifications

Google has released Orkut for Android phones,especially in places where they matter, mainly India and Brazil. Orkut the social networking service from Google which was launched a few years ago gained traction mainly in India and Brazil and still continues to be a popular social network in these countries. You can now use Orkut on all Smartphones built using the Android based operating system.

How to install the Orkut for Android Application.
1. Visit the Android market from your Android device
2. Under the social Applications category search for "Orkut"
3. Or directly scan the QR code below to install it.
Note: This application only runs on Android devices running version 1.6 or higher

How to install Orkut friends live folders on your Android Device
1. Click Menu
2. Add
3. Folders
4. Orkut
This needs to be done once you add the Orkut for Android application.

Add photos from your Android phone to Orkut
1. Click Menu
2. Share
3. Orkut
This can be done while browsing your photo albums on your Android phone

Scrap Notifications

You will get Orkut scrap notifications on your Android phone when you have new scraps. The scrap notifications will appear on your Android device notification bar. Clicking on notifications will take you to your   scrapbook page.

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