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Foursquare, Reddit, Quora, Hootsuite, And Moby Experience Simultaneous Meltdown

Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud has been experiencing issues today. Elastic Compute Cloud, or EC2 is Amazon’s affordable cloud-based Web hosting service and has helped grow many popular startups in social media. Unfortunately, Amazon has been working through kinks this morning with technical issues in the EC2.

Popular services like Foursquare, Reddit, Quora, Hootsuite, and Moby experienced the rumble. Amazon, one of the world’s leading cloud services providers allows affordable pricing that enables smaller companies to grow into their bigger potentials. The downside to all this of course is that many sites are hosted to the same service, and a outage like the one experienced today can easily wipe out the social experience for many.

To Comment or Not To Comment is Not the Question

Has the social networking world gone mad with using apps that ask a question? Are there any questions left to ask? Does any of the answer solve any problem? Does this line of questions make you sick? If it does, I don’t blame ya..I am kind of sick of asking them anyway.

Seriously, questions are one of the strongest problem solving tools ever created. One single question can open up or shutdown someone’s mind to finding a solution or run away from the problem. Questions are very powerful tools to problem solving. However, asking too many questions and too frequently will cause people to not want to answer. That is the problem that is developing online today.

Social Network That Operates A Digital Currency

Hub Culture is a social network which manages a digital currency and the first to merge the digital and physical worlds. Members create online profiles and tag themselves to areas of expertise and knowledge. They also build groups to manage projects with wikis, file sharing, discussions and event planning, or exchange the virtual currency to acknowledge favors and benefits that come from sharing information. The site has dedicated representatives in over 60 locations worldwide, including Bermuda, Geneva, Hong Kong, London, San Francisco and Singapore, according to Wikipedia.