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Archive for August, 2010

How to Post to a groop in Google Buzz

Hi! Everyone, Happy Independence Day.
In this post I am going to tell you how you can post to a certain group of people in Google Buzz.

Here are the steps how you can send the BUZZ massage to certain number of people you want.
1.       Sign-in to Gmail.com
2.       Go to Contacts tab in left

3.       Now type this (http://www.google.com/profiles) in search box on top and clack on Search Contact or Click here to go search result
4.       Now there you can see the results of those people in your contacts that those who have Google Buzz profile.
5.       And now select the people you want to put in that group
6.       Now click on Group drop-down menu button then click on Create new and give the name to that group
7.        Now go to Mail –> Buzz in the left side

8.       Type the massage you want to post to them (to those who are in that group)
9.       Now click on Public on the web (if there is not written Private) now select Private
10.   After selecting private you will see Post to a group will appear
11.   Now select the Group(s) to which you want to post then click on Post

The post will only show to the people whose IDs are in that group(s). There is one more easy way to make the group is by going to Mail –> Buzz then click on the text box given to post massage now see the Step 9. and 10. Then click on Create a new group, type the name of that group add the people you want to add to the group then Click on Done.

You can also use this group to send mails to the people of that group or if you already have a group made then you can use that group to post the Buzz massage.
Hope you like it, please let me know what you think.

Twitter Tweet Button For Your Blog, Website And Browser

Hi! Everyone, hope you all are fine.
In this post I am going to tell you how you can use Twitter’s new twit button in your blog or website. You might have show many retweets button from 3rd party service (like: tweetmeme). But twitter have official bought there retweet button in 3 sizes (Vertical count: 55x62 px, Horizontal count: 110x20 px and No count: 55x20 px).

You can use this retweet button in 3 different ways.
1.       By using JavaScript

<script src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
<a class="twitter-share-button" href="http://twitter.com/share">Tweet</a>

2.       By using iframe

<iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets/tweet_button.html" style="width:130px; height:50px;"></iframe>

                               
3.       By customizing your own retweet button

<a href="http://twitter.com/share">Tweet</a>

For WordPress.com Users
In Word Press you can only use tweet button in Horizontal size (110×20 px)
1.       Login to your wordpress.com (wp) account
2.       Go to the following blog in which you want to place your tweet button
3.       Now go to Appearance –> Extras
4.       There you will see few tick box option
5.       In that you will see its written Show a Twitter “Tweet Button” on my posts.
6.       Tick that box then click on Update Extras »

7.       And it’s done
8.       Now you will see the tweet button in the bottom of your wp blog post
For Blogger Users
1)      Login to your Blogger.com account
2)      Go to Design –> Edit HTML –> then click on Expand Widget Templates for the following blog in which you want to use tweet button
3)      Search for the following code (to bring the browser search box press Ctrl + F or F3)
a)      If you want to use it before post and after title

<p class='post-header-line-1'>

b)      If you want to use it after post ends

<data:post.body/>

4)      Place the code just after the above code

<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType == "item"'>
  <div style='float:right; padding:10px;'>
    <a class='twitter-share-button' data-count='vertical' data-related=Jajodia_Saket:Tecko Blog...' data-via='SaketJajodia' expr:data-text='data:post.title' expr:data-url='data:post.url' href='http://twitter.com/share' rel='nofollow'>Tweet</a>
    <script src='http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js' type='text/javascript'/>
  </div>
</b:if>

5)      Things you might need to change
a)      If you want to show this tweet button in home page then remove the following codes

<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType == "item"'>
</b:if>

b)      Change or remove as per your suitability

style='float:right; margin-left:10px;'

If you want to change it then
In style change right to center or left
In padding change 10 to any number as you feel suitable with your template
c)       If you want to change the size
data-count=’ data-count=’vertical‘ ‘
Change vertical to horizontal or none as you feel suitable
d)      Change SaketJajodia with your twitter username
6)      Here is one more plain and simple tweet button you can use

<style media='screen' type='text/css'>
  #custom-tweet-button a {
    display: block;
    padding: 2px 5px 2px 20px;
    width:40px;
    background: url('http://a0.twimg.com/images/favicon.gif')left center no-repeat;
    border: 1px solid #ccc;
  }
</style>
<div id='custom-tweet-button'>
  <a rel='nofollow' expr:href='"http://twitter.com/share?text=" + data:post.title + " &via=SaketJajodia&related=Jajodia_Saket:Tecko%20Blog... "' target='_blank'>Tweet</a>
</div>

Change the SaketJajodia with your twitter username
Note: Before editing your template, 1st backup your template for safe side, by clicking on Download Full Template in Edit HTML page
To add in self hosted website
To add in self hosted website
1)      Go to the page where you can have access to edit you website HTML
2)      Now find the place where you want add tweet button
3)      Now place the following code as per your suitability
a)      Using JavaScript

<a rel='nofollow' href="http://twitter.com/share" class="twitter-share-button" data-count="vertical" data-via="SaketJajodia" data-related="Jajodia_Saket:Tecko Blog">Tweet</a>
<script type="text/javascript" src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js"></script>

i)        To add the Horizontal count: 110×20 px
Change vertical to horizontal
ii)       To add the No count: 55×20 px
Change vertical to none
b)      To add the plain and simple tweet button

<style type="text/css" media="screen">
  #custom-tweet-button a {
    display: block;
    padding: 2px 5px 2px 20px;
    width:40px;
    background: url('http://a4.twimg.com/images/favicon.gif')left center no-repeat;
    border: 1px solid #ccc;
  }
</style>
<div id="custom-tweet-button">
  <a href="http://twitter.com/share?text=&via=SaketJajodia&related=Jajodia_Saket:Tecko%20Blog..." rel='nofollow' target="_blank">Tweet</a>
</div>

c)       Using iframe

<iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets/tweet_button.html" style="width:130px; height:50px;"></iframe>

4)      Change the SaketJajodia with your twitter username
To customize your own tweet button
You can customize your own tweet button using this link http://twitter.com/share
For more info Click here
For Chrome users
To use tweet button in your Google Chrome browser, you can use a Chrome extension by Shareaholic. It works as the Twitter tweet button works and it also shows how many tweets have been done in the following page.

If you have anything to tell about Twitter new tweet button please let us know. Even if you have customize your own tweet button.

Whats New In YouTube

Hi! Everyone, hope you all are fine.
In this post I am going tell you about YouTube new features. As now a day’s, everyday Google is coming up with something new. Few days back they came up with YouTube iframe player, then they came up with Multiple signing-in, then Blogger comment spam filter and many more. Now they came up with few new features in YouTube.

1.       At the end of the video: At the end of the video YouTube brought the new screen. Before you huge to see recommended videos are sliding but now there is a Replay, Like, Share button and Recommended videos appear.

2.       Load more suggestions: In every video page you might see some videos suggestion at the right side of the video player. Now you can increase the number of video suggested by clicking on Load more Suggestion button pleased below the last video suggested in that video page.

3.       Recommended/playlist bar: you will see a bar at the bottom of the browser screen, where you can see the recommended videos and it’s not new, few weeks back they came up with this bar using playlist, to view the playlist bar Click here . And the recommended bar is not available for every video to view the recommended bar you need to go to Recommended for You in YouTube homepage or Recommended for You page in YouTube site then select any video from there to view recommended bar.

All the 3 new features in this Image preview

Let us know what you think about these new features…

Gmail new Features and Layout

Hi! Everyone, hope you all are fine.
In this post I will tell you about Gmail new layout. As I showed you before only the new layout (Leaked) of Gmail and now it’s available to everyone but at this moment it is not available for Google Apps users but soon it will be.

Mainly they have focused on the Contacts part and layout of the Gmail.

1.       Mail, Contacts and Tasks have moved top-left (below Gmail logo)
2.       Compose became a button then a text link and it will only available when you are in Mail tab, it’s no more like before that where ever you are in Gmail you can directly go to Compose
3.       Tasks is still in popup
4.       All, None, Read, Unread, Starred, Unstarred are all gone in a small drop-down menu beside Archive, before it huge to be above massages in text links

Gmail new layout

5.       Contacts also got likely email settings. Now contacts also have shortcut keys, now you can make labels as you do in emails
6.       You can sort contacts by First name or Last name form More action drop-down menu
7.       Undo you recent changes
8.       Now you don’t have click on edit to edit anything in contacts just where you want to edit click there and edit it and it will get auto-save
9.       Now you can set name components (like: Prefix, First, Middle, Last, Suffix)

Contacts new layout
Let us know what you think about Gmail new Features and Layout…

Blogger Now Help In Filtering Comment SPAM

Hi! Everyone, hope you all are fine.
Today Blogger have launched a new feature, which will helps you all in filtering Comment Spam. As many of you must have a blog in Blogger.com, in which you all must gets some Comment Spam. To reduce those spam you might have enabled Comment moderation, Show word verification for comments? or Registered Users.

But now Blogger have bought a new feature by which your blog’s Comment get filtered using Google’s spam filtering technologies in Blogger.com. In Blogger.com you will see a new tab (It is not available to everyone yet but soon it will be) where it’s written Comment.

By going to that tab you will see 3 sub-tabs Published, Awaiting Moderation and Spam. By which you can control all types of comments in your blog.

Published: – In this, you will see all the comments in your blog which are published. You can make them as SPAM, DELETE or REMOVE CONTENT by selecting the comments on which you want take the following action
Awaiting Moderation: – works like Comment moderation
SPAM: – All the filtered spam comments by Blogger and You will go here

You can report issues by Clicking here
And if you need any help you can go to help center.
Let us know what you think about this new Blogger feature.

See, Understand, Then Act

Hi! Everyone, hope you all are fine.
Today I am going to alert you on what you should tack care while doing anything online. Now a day’s every people living two types of life virtual (online) life and real (offline) life. And few of you have more than one online life (e.g.: for hide your identity or using fake identity). Specially youngsters, teenagers how spends most of their time online.

IMG credit: Steynian

As you all know Facebook is rapidly increasing and reached more than 500 million users. And 100 million user’s data is available to download for free all over internet. As Facebook have 500+ million users so most of you must be using Facebook (for friends, family, business or other) where you share about yourself, including your personal information.

Here are few things you should not do

1.       Don’t add people to whom you don’t know very well
2.       Don’t post anything which can harm you or anyone else (not only physically, but can be intentionally or emotionally also)
3.       Don’t give your any kind of personal information (like: your phone no., your address, your and your friend’s picturesspecially for girls” and many more other information)
4.       As I told before also Don’t go to any SCAM sites
Few easy steps to follow to save your real life can be caused by virtual life

1st See where you are, on which site you are
2nd Understand everything about it
3rd now Act but be very careful before acting
And check your privacy settings very well!!!

See the below video it, will explain you everything very Weill

Update: Few people may not able to see this videos due to Copy Rights, so I have uploaded this video in my Facebook page so to view it please Click here.

Get to know who is sleeping when on twitter

Hi! Everyone, hope you all are fine.
In this post I will help you in finding out, who is sleeping when and how long they sleep. With an application called Sleeping Time.

Just go to sleepingtime.org and enter the twitter name of the person of whom you want to know the sleeping time…

It uses the timestamp of the last 500 or so updates of a twitter user to calculate that person’s sleeping time.

I have searched for mine ( @Jajodia_Saket ) and here what they tells 3am and 11am (or 8 hours) according to my long-in time its right.







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