okay, let’s put an and to this ridiculous debate. there is a feud raging across the internet about whether the original “funny chatroulette piano” video is ben folds. i’ve taken some heat on digg for suggesting that, um, yeah, it is. so, let’s — just for the sake of argument — pretend that we don’t… Continue reading who is that masked “merton”?
aaand this is why digg > slashdot
so, don’t get me wrong. i ♥ slashdot, i even like reading the comments for their biting snark, but it’s pretty much a given that if you post something stupid, lame, or sentimental, by anyone‘s standards, you’re asking for a lashing on the old /. sometime over the summer or early in the year there… Continue reading aaand this is why digg > slashdot
add social links to your site
i spent this morning building and adding some social linking to our site. with all the digging and twittering and facebooking going on, if you have content worth sharing and you aren’t providing ways for people to share it, it’s fairly likely that people won’t. now, i have digg, facebook, and delicious bookmarklets in my google chrome bookmark bar, but i realize that i’m a geek and probably most people don’t do this. and anyway, it’s always nicer when those things are built directly into the page.
so i thought that i would share with you how to add social linking to your website or blog. please note that some of the code here will be wordpress-specific — which is great for wordpress users, but won’t be so helpful for those of you who don’t use wordpress. i will point out the areas where the code is wordpress only — there are plenty of resources out there for alternatives for your platform of choice.