FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Social Media Search Engine Taps Into Facebook

October 5th, 2010

Social media search engine, WhosTalkin, recently integrated Facebook’s new API, giving the search tool unrepresented reach. WhosTalkin is a social media search engine that searches real time conversations from around 60 different social media gateways. Adding Facebook, marks a significant step for the almost 2 year old search company. Read the rest of this entry »

WhosTalkin’s API Goes Into Public Beta

March 8th, 2010

Its hard to believe that WhosTalkin has been around for over a year. Its been an amazing learning experience that has pushed my boundaries as a developer and an entrepreneur. Its this experience that has taught me more about the web and the realities (both technical and business) of real time data. Read the rest of this entry »

New Video Demo

January 4th, 2010

The Fine Art of “Link Love:” A Lesson in Pimping Rides and Boosting Rankings

March 25th, 2009

Link ChainSince my last post broached “Twettiquette” and the process for retweeting and the Twitterverse received the content so warmly, this week I’ll address the fine art of linking. Y’know – those underlined words on websites and blog posts that lead to other websites or related content.

There are ways of hyperlinking text that pulls more weight across the interwebz and with the search engine spiders than others. We’ll talk about what they are and the whatzits and whozits behind the search engine madness. If I were you, I’d grab a bloody mary – this is a fun ride, but one best taken well-lubricated! ;-)
Read the rest of this entry »

Picking a Ditch to Die In: A Conversation on Conflict in Social Media

February 26th, 2009

“Ya gotta pick yer ditch to die in, kiddo.”

- My grandfather

Snarky comments from an ex- on Facebook, a blogger who makes blind accusations about your content, an argumentative Tweep who wants to pick a fight…Conflict across the social mediasphere crops-up in varied forms. Always abundant yet not always needed or relevant, just how do you deal with the B.S. when it comes knocking on your door?

Like my grandfather said, you’ve gotta pick your ditch to die in.
Read the rest of this entry »

“Twettiquette” Lesson: The ReTweet

February 19th, 2009

The ReTweet – This is an issue that’s come up in my Twitter stream quite often as of late, so I thought it best if we addressed the issue here in the most public of public forums: the blog on social media!

I’ve always felt that good retweeting is akin to being a good journalist: Always cite your sources and don’t be a thief. Read the rest of this entry »

Is Google Alerts Finding Everything?

February 11th, 2009

By Brian Chappell

Most websites and networks are open to being crawled and pinged by social media monitoring tools. In fact social monitoring tools are the first step, as I explain with the Social Media Monitoring Funnel, in acquiring the conversations taken place around you. However most folks I have found think Google Alerts does a good enough job to call it quits. This is very far from the case in my humble opinion.

Google Alerts is a great place to start, but does not track everything. The following is straight from Google on there explanation of what they are able to find and relay to you via alerts:
Read the rest of this entry »

Is Social Media Breeding Brats? Redefining “Real Time”

February 9th, 2009

By: Erika Napoletano


Nothing…and I mean nothing frustrates me more than getting someone’s voicemail. On a daily basis, I hang up on voicemail and send that person an email, text or Tweet.

I want to be able to deliver my message to its intended audience on my timeline, their availability be damned.

As part of a culture that used to be happy with a seven-second delay for our evening news and sportscasts, I’m here to tell you those days are gone. Well, they are for me, at least.

These days, I’m frustrated when I’m not awarded the instant gratification that social media’s brought to my life – and I have a feeling I’m not the only one.

Read the rest of this entry »

Calling All Guest Bloggers! We want you!

January 30th, 2009

Here at we aim to bring you the best in social media search. However, we don’t just want to talk about social media, we want to engage it. We want this blog to be our hub for the social media users that just can’t get enough social media search. Therefore, we want to use this blog as a place to regularly highlight some of the trends and happenings in the world of social media search. The thing is, we can’t do it alone, we need your help! We are now actively looking for bloggers that would like to write guest post here. This is a great opportunity for those that need a little experience and exposure, and for those that just want a new place to write.

Selected guest bloggers will be asked to stay on as permanent writers and help us build our community. If you are interested in writing here, contact us with the following:

  • Name
  • Email
  • URL
  • Link to Writing Sample
  • Three post ideas that you would like to write.

New Browser Plugin!

January 21st, 2009

We are very happy to announce the release of a new browser plugin. The Browser Plugin allows for users to use the WhosTalkin Platform through the browser’s search bar. To install the The Browser Plugin visit our tools section today!

  • on Facebook