We’ve been talking a lot about .SOCIAL domains lately, and how increasingly more people are choosing to use them as branded link shorteners to add a little more customization to their social media sites. But now, Mastodon.social is making headlines as news outlets claim that they’ve found the platform that will take down Twitter.
The easiest way to build your personal brand online
If you own your own business, are looking for a job, or have an easily searchable social media presence, you know that personal branding is a pretty big deal—and that extends to your online presence as well.
Why New Domains are an awesome pick for branded links
Social link shorteners are by no means a new phenomenon in the social media sphere, but it hasn’t been until recently that brands have understood the power of custom link shorteners. Rather than using generic short links (like ones that Bitly and Google offer), increasingly more social media users are creating their own unique versions that reflect their brand and personality.
With apologies to Jimmy Kimmel’s Mean Tweets, here’s our Keen Tweets.
We get a lot of feedback on social media, and most of it we want to share. These videos feature members of our incredibly efficient team reading Tweets (and some e-mails) from happy customers. We’ll let Kimmel handle the trolls.
Dispute between Google and Symantec leads to uncertainty over EV SSL certificates
The Google Chrome team recently announced a proposal to immediately stop recognizing Extended Validation status for all Symantec SSL certificates in the Chrome browser, and to eventually require revalidation and replacement for all Symantec-issued certificates.
In the near term, if Google moves forward with it its proposal, websites with Symantec EV SSL certificates will no longer display a green bar that indicates extended validation (in the Chrome browser). The long-term consequences aren’t as certain at this point.
How do we make free beer better? A road trip into your soul
At Name.com we’ve been trying to figure out how to maximize our marketing efforts. And that doesn’t just mean increasing the number of domains we can sell, but rather finding out how can we be better members of the tech and local community. People and companies talk about community all of the time … but are they really doing their part to benefit it?
Why you and your online store deserve a .SHOP domain
Are you an expert-level crafter who is taking Etsy by a storm? Or a pro thrifter who sells your coolest finds on eBay? If this sounds like you, this is your wakeup call—why not turn your online shop into a small business?
Introducing Prologue: A simple way to take control of your online brand
Have you ever wished that creating a professional looking online presence was as easy as filling out some information and clicking a couple of buttons? Well with Prologue, now it is.
What’s happening in pop culture? Find out in our Instagram roundups
April the giraffe. The “What in tarnation” meme. What it means to be “extra.”
If that just sounds like a bunch of nonsense to you, you need to start watching our weekly pop culture report via Instagram Stories.
We beta-tested Pinterest Lens—here’s what we think
Have you heard about Pinterest’s new Lens feature? The website giant’s newest visual search tool allows users to get more information about cool things they see in real life by searching via photograph.