There is no doubt that Facebook is the hottest technology now. Why did I say “Technology”? Well, Facebook is just more than a social network where people share medias and get to know each other. It’s working more as a tool to build network, presenting an environment/resources to manage, and create a better communication among networkers. So it’s not surprising that a lot of power business users using Facebook nowadays, and here are three kickass Facebook applications that make their life a lot easier.
A simple yet fabulous Facebook application essential for outlook users — Well, of course if they are facebookers. When installed, this tool lets you update your Facebook status, track contacts status as well as notifications right within the outlook. You can say, this little tool by TechHit simply integrates Facebook into your outlook.
Installation and initial configurations are straight forward 4 steps process, which require allowing permission for FBlook from Facebook. So far, this program has no reported bugs or security threats.
Since business users need to show off their professional charisma and achievements, a Professional profile/resume is a must have element. But how many times you are going to create a profile for each social web site you join? Not so practical, not to mention the recommendation you have on your profile is the Trustmark that defines your credibility.
So this little tool does what its name says, it lets you create a professional profile on Facebook. You can as well sync your LinkedIn profile and recommendations. Write and receive recommendations from your Facebook friends and colleagues. Resume/profile can be viewed within a professional realm, means no outside interference. WYSIWYG editor, a system for viewing etc., makes it one of the coolest tools that you can’t live without.
Lastly, have to say this application won the Graphing Social Facebook Hackathon contest just a month ago, so it deserves a tryout.
No matter how technology has advanced our alerts and messaging systems, the old fashioned yellow sticky note still gets a lot of attention — difference is, it is a virtual sticky note now.
You can always leave a note to your friend on their wall, but hey, you never know if he/she notices it on time (if the matter is time sensitive). On the other hand, sticky notes are big, colourful, can’t go unnoticed things.
This cool little tool introduced by J-Squared Media, a small widget company that not so small anymore because of the Sticky Note’s success. The app already has around 230,000 daily active users. You can leave notes for yourself on your own page, or you can leave them for colleagues (considering they also have that installed).